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Ukraine’s president replaces head of Territorial Defence Forces

KYIV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has replaced the head of its Territorial Defence Forces nearly three months into the war with Russia without giving a reason. The Defence…

Relatives of fighters in Ukraine steel plant plead for help, Kyiv working on rescue

(Reuters) -Relatives and supporters of Ukrainian fighters in the Azovstal steel plant on Thursday called for fresh efforts to save them as Kyiv said new talks were underway with Moscow…

Russian attacks on rail system fail to paralyse ‘lifeline of Ukraine’

By Jonathan Landay FASTIV, Ukraine (Reuters) -A salvo of missiles brought the Kremlin’s war on Ukraine to Fastiv, a quiet town abounding with flowering cherry trees and set in sweeping…

US embassy in Ukraine says it hopes to return to Kyiv by the end of May

KYIV (Reuters) - The U.S. embassy hopes to return to Kyiv by the end of May if conditions permit, its charge d'affaires said on Monday. U.S. diplomats departed the Kyiv…

Ukraine says Russia stole ‘several hundred thousand tonnes’ of grain

KYIV (Reuters) -Russian forces have stolen "several hundred thousand tonnes" of grain in the areas of Ukraine they occupy, Ukraine's deputy agriculture minister said on Saturday. Speaking to Ukrainian national…

Russia fires two missiles at Kyiv, at least 10 injured -Ukrainian officials

KYIV (Reuters) -Russia fired two missiles at the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, on Thursday evening and one of them struck the lower floors of a 25-storey residential building, injuring at least…

U.S. analyzing strikes on Kyiv, says Pentagon

(Reuters) - The United States is analyzing strikes on Kyiv that the Ukrainian authorities blamed on Russian missiles, Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby said on Thursday. "We're still trying to analyze…

Russia’s Lavrov dismisses Kyiv’s proposal to stage peace talks in Mariupol

(Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday dismissed Kyiv's proposal to hold peace talks in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol and said it was too early to…

U.N. chief Guterres heading to Turkey ahead of Moscow, Kyiv visits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will visit Ankara before heading to Moscow next week to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin and then to Ukraine for talks with…

Missile attack damages infrastructure in Brovary, near Kyiv – mayor

(Reuters) - A missile attack in early hours of Sunday damaged infrastructure in the city of Brovary, near Ukraine's capital of Kyiv, Igor Sapozhko, mayor of Brovary said in an…

Russia pledges more strikes on Kyiv after missile attack, says took Mariupol plant

(Reuters) -Russia's defence ministry said on Friday it had struck a military target on the edge of Kyiv overnight with cruise missiles and promised more strikes against the Ukrainian capital…

Ukraine says Russia used long-range bombers on Mariupol; first time in war

(Reuters) - Ukraine's defence ministry spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanyk said on Friday that for, the first time since the start of its invasion, Russia used long-range bombers to attack the besieged…