Cutting off Russian gas from Europe hits economic hopes, and Ukraine reports attacks on coastal areas

Gazprom says that stopping the turbines will increase gas cuts for Germany The United Nations hopes to export grain within days The United States is exploring land routes after the Russian strike A fire broke out in an oil depot in the territory occupied by Russia Kyiv (Reuters) – Russia said it would cut gas … Read more

Ukraine to resume grain exports despite Russian strike in Odessa

Russia confirms Odessa attack, says warship was hit Zelensky: The attack shows that Moscow cannot be trusted with the deal Zelensky’s advisor: Shipments will suffer if strikes continue Moscow and Kiev signed a grain export agreement on Friday The agreement sought to avert a major global food crisis Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukraine on Sunday pushed … Read more

Russian missiles hit the port of Ukraine; Kyiv says it is still preparing to export grain

Ukraine said two missiles hit the area of ​​a grain pumping station The minister said that Ukraine continues to prepare for the export of grain Moscow and Kiev signed a grain export agreement on Friday The agreement sought to avert a major food crisis Kyiv (Reuters) – Russian missiles struck the southern Ukrainian port of … Read more

Turkey says Ukrainian ports will be reopened under an agreement to be signed Friday

The United Nations and Turkey worked to broker a grain export deal between Ukraine and Russia Signs of hope that the global food crisis can be alleviated Ukraine’s Zelensky sees potential for battlefield gains (Reuters) – Turkey said Russia and Ukraine will sign a deal on Friday to reopen Ukraine’s Black Sea ports to grain … Read more

Wildfires are raging across Europe as the climate alarm is sounding

Hundreds fled Tuscany as gas tanks hit by fire exploded Fire contained near Athens after hundreds evacuated UK warns against stepping up climate fight after hot day Expect new records of energy use as US approaches heat wave China is preparing for a new heat wave; Can last until August ATHENS/LONDON (Reuters) – Emergency services … Read more

Russia restarts main gas pipeline, expands Ukraine war goals

Low capacity Nord Stream pipeline restart Moscow says southern Ukraine is in focus now The United States says any annexations will not go unchallenged The United States estimates that 15,000 Russian soldiers have died in the war so far (Reuters) – Russia will resume gas supplies via a major pipeline to Europe on Thursday, the … Read more

Exclusive: Russia likely to resume Nord Stream 1 gas exports on schedule – Russian sources

This content was produced in Russia where coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine is restricted by law Nord Stream 1 maintenance runs from July 11 to July 21 Gazprom cut off gas supplies via a pipeline in June MOSCOW (Reuters) – Two Russian sources familiar with export plans told Reuters that Russian gas flows … Read more

Analysis: Wasted water undermines battle against Italy’s worst drought in decades

LATINA, Italy, July 19 (Reuters) – Vast tracts of land south of Rome were swampy swamps for thousands of years until a massive drainage program in the 1930s turned malaria-infested swamps into prime agricultural fields. Fast forward 90 years, and where water was once plentiful, is now scarce as one of the worst droughts in … Read more

Putin establishes ties with Iran’s supreme leader in Tehran talks

The Russian leader also meets the main Iranian President Discusses Ukraine’s grain exports with Turkey’s Erdogan The Turkish threat to the Syrian operation is also in focus LONDON/DUBAI (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Iran on Tuesday, the first visit by a Kremlin leader outside the … Read more

France battles massive wildfires, and bakes Britain in a record heat wave

Forest fires burn forests in the Gironde, southwest France UK temperatures exceed 40°C for the first time Germany and Belgium brace for possible record temperatures More than 30 wildfires destroy parts of Spain Portugal has more than 1,000 deaths from the heat wave LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) – Firefighters in southwest France struggled to contain massive bushfires … Read more