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Breaking News LIVE Updates May 9: US President Joe Biden and other G7 leaders vowed to cut Russian oil imports as Moscow continues its punishing war in the eastern regions. Over 60 people were feared dead after a Russian bomb flattened a school being used as a shelter, Ukrainian officials said, while Moscow’s forces pressed …

(Reuters) – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has devastated hundreds of hospitals and other institutions and left doctors without drugs to tackle cancer or the ability to perform surgery, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday. Zelenskiy, in a video address to a medical charity group, said many places lacked even basic antibiotics in eastern and southern …

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban speaks as he and Hungarian President Janos Ader give a statement to the media after their talks at the Presidential Palace in Budapest, Hungary, April 29, 2022. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BUDAPEST, May 5 (Reuters) – The European Union’s new sanctions package against …

The invasion of Ukraine means that fewer Russian tanks and other military hardware will rumble through Moscow’s Red Square on Monday, when the country marks its victory over Nazi Germany in World War II. The patriotic fervor associated with the sacred holiday, however, could be as strong as ever. This year’s Victory Day won’t just …

The Governor of the Reserve Bank Philip Lowe is now speaking after the RBA board increased interest rates from the record-low level of 0.10 per cent to 0.35 per cent. Dr Lowe said the record-low rates were a response to the “dark days of the pandemic”, which is now – at least in economic terms …

May 1 (Reuters) – Russia’s defence ministry said on Sunday it had struck at weapons supplied to Ukraine by the United States and European countries and destroyed a runway at a military airfield near the Ukrainian city of Odesa. The ministry said it used high-precision Onyx missiles to strike the airfield, after Ukraine accused Russia …

Russia told the world not to underestimate the considerable risks of nuclear war that it said it wanted to reduce and warned that conventional Western weapons were legitimate targets in Ukraine, where battles raged in the east. Source link

Placeholder while article actions load KYIV, Ukraine — Top American officials promised Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy hundreds of millions of dollars in new aid during the highest-level U.S. visit to Ukraine since the start of the Russian invasion two months earlier, while Britain said Monday that Moscow has yet to achieve a significant breakthrough in …

The second — and final — round of voting sees centrist incumbent Emmanuel Macron face off against nationalist and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. Chesnot | Getty Images News | Getty Images French citizens are heading to the polls Sunday in a presidential election set against the backdrop of war in Ukraine and a cost …

Having regrouped to launch an offensive in the east of Ukraine, Russian forces have started what one Ukrainian official described as the “second phase of the war” — the battle for Donbas. Control of Kreminna, a town in the eastern Luhansk region, has already been “lost” during heavy fighting, a Ukrainian official said. The developments …