Ukraine war

Ukraine nuclear power plant worker killed by Russian rocket

Russia fired rockets at southern Ukraine on Sunday, killing at least one person, as concern grows over a nuclear power plant in the region that has come under fire. A Russian diplomat called on Kyiv to offer security assurances so international inspectors could visit the Zaporizhzhia plant — Europe’s largest nuclear power station — which …

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Joe Biden says US will not send Ukraine rocket systems that can reach Russia

Amid Russian forces’ aggressive approach in eastern Ukraine, the United States President Joe Biden on Monday (May 30) said that he would not send rocket systems to Ukraine that can reach Russia. While speaking to reporters after arriving back at the White House after a weekend in Delaware, “Biden said, “We are not going to …

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Russian Major General Shot Down Over Ukraine – BBC Russian

Major General Kanamat Botashev has become the highest-ranking Russian pilot to be killed in the skies over Ukraine, the BBC’s Russian service reported tuesday. The 63-year-old retired general had been flying a Su-25 fighter jet over the Luhansk region on Sunday when the aircraft was targeted by a Stinger shoulder-fired missile system, the BBC reported, …

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Boxer Wladimir Klitschko pleads for more weapons for Ukraine

Ukrainian boxing legend Wladimir Klitschko is desperately urging other countries to send more weapons to Ukraine amid the brutal Russian invasion — pleading, “We cannot defend our country with fists.” “First and mostly, we need weapons,” the former world heavyweight champion said in an interview with ABC News Sunday alongside his brother Vitali Klitschko, the …

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Ukraine braces for expected Russian attacks in east — live updates | News | DW

Ukraine calls for global response following Kramatorsk train station strike Russia closes 15 NGOs including Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International UN Food and Agricultural Organization warns of soaring prices This article was last updated at 08:21 GMT/UTC. More than 1,000 seafarers stranded in Ukrainian waters Around 1,000 seafarers are stranded on merchant ships in …

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How did Chennai become India’s chess hub? † Asia | An in-depth look at news from across the continent | DW

Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the International Chess Federation has moved the venue for the 44th Chess Olympiad from Moscow to Chennai. Chennai, which is widely known as India’s “mecca of chess,” quickly pounced on the chance to host the prestigious event. With a promise of 1 billion rupees (€11.9 million, $13.1 million) budget, …

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