Russia is preparing to annex the territory of Ukraine; West warns of new sanctions

Russia says it overwhelmingly supports annexation Russia’s parliament may consider annexation on Tuesday Ukraine rejects referendums as illegal The West is preparing for new sanctions on the referendums ZAPORIZIA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Russia was preparing to annex a strip of Ukraine within days, unleashing what it called the number of votes showing overwhelming support in … Read more

‘Sham’ Ukrainian referendum results point to Russia’s annexation

Russia says the majority voted for annexation “Welcome home, in Russia!” Medvedev says Russia’s parliament says it may consider annexation on October 4 The United States plans a UN resolution to reject any change in Ukraine Russian undersea gas pipelines mysteriously damaged LONDON/ZAPORIZIA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Officials who installed Russia in four occupied regions of … Read more

Gas leakage from Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline to the Baltic Sea

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BERLIN (Reuters) – Danish authorities on Monday told ships to stay away from a five-nautical-mile radius off the island of Bornholm after a gas leak overnight from the Russian-owned Nord Stream 2 pipeline in the Baltic Sea. The German government said it was in contact … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Grab sees no major layoffs despite weak market

A man walks past an office in Singapore, March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Grab, Southeast Asia’s largest car-servicing and food-delivery company, does not envision having to mass lay off workers as some competitors have done, and is hiring selectively, while reining in … Read more

At the United Nations, Micronesia denounces Japan’s plan to release Fukushima waters into the Pacific Ocean

A worker, wearing protective suits and masks, takes notes in front of radioactive water storage tanks at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant of Tokyo Electric Power Corporation (TEPCO) in Okuma City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Toro Hanai Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The … Read more

US Treasury official criticizes China’s “non-conventional” debt practices

Chinese yuan banknotes are shown in this illustrative photo taken on April 25, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Law/Illustration Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register China is the largest official creditor in the world Lack of transparency and confidentiality agreements under fire Urging progress on Common Framework debt deals for Zambia and other countries … Read more

Strong earthquake hits Mexico on fateful anniversary, killing at least two

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck western Mexico on Monday on the anniversary of two devastating earthquakes, killing at least two people, damaging buildings, disrupting electricity and sending Mexico City residents out for safety. Authorities said two people died in the Pacific port of Manzanillo, one of whom crashed into a department store … Read more

Traffic, water shortages and now floods: the slow death of India’s tech hub?

A large part of Bengaluru has been submerged in recent floods Forced residents to wade into deep water The unrest raises questions about the city’s future as a technology hub Authorities have vowed to act, but severe weather may complicate plans BENGALURU (Reuters) – Harish Polanor spent weekends in the late 1980s wandering the swamps … Read more

Ukrainian Zelensky sees damage in restored towns; Russia hits the city’s water network

Ukraine says Russian missiles attack Kryvyi Rih water system Zelenskiy made a surprise visit to Izium, raising the Ukrainian flag The Russian and Chinese navies conduct joint patrols in the Pacific Ocean IZYUM, Ukraine (Reuters) – Towns and villages retaken from Russian forces have been devastated, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said, while a major city … Read more

Ukraine leader promises victory during visit to frontline town as Russia continues

Zelensky visits the liberated city He vows complete victory Ukraine is now under attack in both the south and east It faces Russian resistance on both fronts Biden says the war looks long-term despite Kyiv’s success IZUM, Ukraine (September 14) (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelensky vowed he would lead Ukraine to victory in its war … Read more