Finland says traffic on border with Russia ‘intensifying’

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register VAALIMAA, Finland, Sept. 22 (Reuters) – Traffic arriving at Finland’s eastern border with Russia “intensified” overnight after President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial military mobilization and remained high on Thursday but under control, Finland’s said. border guard. At the Vaalimaa border crossing, about a three-hour drive … Read more

Russia releases 215 Ukrainians detained after Mariupol battle, says Ukraine

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept. 21 (Reuters) – Russia has released 215 Ukrainians it captured earlier this year after a protracted battle for the port city of Mariupol, including top military leaders, a senior official in Kiev said Wednesday. Among the released prisoners are the commander and deputy commander of … Read more

Russia releases 10 foreigners detained in Ukraine after Saudi mediation, says Riyadh

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends the Red Sea WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight world title boxing fight, between Oleksandr Usyk and Anthony Joshua, at King Abdullah Sports City Arena, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, August 20, 2022. Bandar Algaloud/Courtesy of Saudi Royal Court/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register RIYADH, … Read more

US and Canadian warships sail through Taiwan Strait, second in a year

The USS Higgins is located in the northern Israeli city of Haifa on September 6, 2009. The destroyer is one of 18 US ships deployed worldwide with Aegis interceptor systems capable of blowing up ballistic missiles above the atmosphere. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept. 20 (Reuters) – … Read more

Protests flare up across Iran amid violent unrest over woman’s death

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Supreme Leader’s Representative Promises to Follow Up Mahsa Amini died after being detained by vice squad Death sparks furious protests around Iran, including capital DUBAI, Sept. 20 (Reuters) – Protests raged across Iran for the fourth day in a row, and authorities said three people had … Read more

In challenge to the West, Russia unfolds its plan to annex parts of Ukraine

Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev attends a military parade on Victory Day, marking the 77th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, on Red Square in central Moscow, Russia, May 9, 2022. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/ File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Russian separatists … Read more

Ukraine marches on into liberated countries, separatists call for urgent referendum

Ukraine says its troops enter the village near Lysychansk . to conquer Separatist leader calls for referendum to join Russia “Residents are clearly in a panic,” says Zelenskiy IZIUM, Ukraine, Sept. 20 (Reuters) – Ukraine said its troops have marched further east into area recently abandoned by Russia, paving the way for a possible attack … Read more

Russian artillery and air strikes target targets in eastern Ukraine

Russia steps up attacks on Ukrainian civilian targets -Britain Ukraine says graves found near Izium, relatives search for dead Biden urges Putin not to use tactical nuclear, chemical weapons Main power line repaired at Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant – IAEA IZIUM, Ukraine, Sept. 18 (Reuters) – Russia has expanded its attacks on Ukrainian civilian infrastructure … Read more

China’s Xi skips dinner with Putin, allies as COVID precaution -source

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAMARKAND, Uzbekistan, Sept. 16 (Reuters) – Chinese leader Xi Jinping stayed away from a dinner attended by 11 heads of state at a regional security summit in line with his delegation’s COVID-19 policy, a source in the Uzbek government told Friday to Reuters. Xi, who is … Read more

Putin praises Xi on Ukraine, scolds US ‘provocations’ against Taiwan

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Xi on first trip since COVID pandemic Putin praises Xi for ‘balanced’ position in Ukraine Putin scolds US for ‘provocations’ on Taiwan Xi and Putin discuss Ukraine and Taiwan SAMARKAND, Uzbekistan, Sept. 15 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday praised China’s Xi Jinping for his … Read more