Moscow rejects Zelenskyy’s call for a travel ban on Russians | Russia–Ukraine War

Moscow rejects Zelenskyy’s call for a travel ban on Russians |  Russia–Ukraine War

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is urging Western countries to impose a blanket travel ban on Russians as Moscow said the remarks were “out of the ordinary”. Russia said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s proposal to ban all Russians from Western countries was “outside the norm” and was viewed “extremely negatively” in Moscow. The Ukrainian leader told … Read more

Crimea: Explosions in rocky area of ​​Russian air base kill at least one

Crimea: Explosions in rocky area of ​​Russian air base kill at least one

Footage from the scene showed large plumes of smoke rising into the air. The Russian Defense Ministry said the blasts were caused by detonated aviation munitions, Russian state media RIA Novosti reported. “Around 3:20 p.m., several aviation munitions exploded on the territory of the ‘Saki’ airfield near the Novofedorivka settlement,” the ministry said in a … Read more

Zaporizhzhia in Ukraine: the head of the UN condemns the “suicidal” bombardments around a nuclear power plant

Zaporizhzhia in Ukraine: the head of the UN condemns the “suicidal” bombardments around a nuclear power plant

CNN — UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called recent artillery and rocket fire around the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in central Ukraine “suicidal”, further adding to fears of an accident in the plant, which is the largest of its kind in Europe. “Any attack on nuclear power plants is a suicidal thing,” Guterres told reporters … Read more

A woman injured by a polar bear on the Norwegian islands of Svalbard

A woman injured by a polar bear on the Norwegian islands of Svalbard

Copenhagen, Denmark — A polar bear attacked a campsite in the remote Arctic islands of Svalbard, Norway on Monday, injuring a French tourist, authorities said, adding the injuries were not life-threatening. The bear was then killed. The woman, who has not been identified, was part of a group of 25 people camping in Sveasletta, in … Read more

Amnesty laments ‘distress’ caused by report on Ukrainian military, but sticks to conclusions

Amnesty laments ‘distress’ caused by report on Ukrainian military, but sticks to conclusions

The human rights watchdog released a press release last week accusing Ukrainian forces of putting civilians at risk by setting up military bases in residential areas, including schools and hospitals, and launching attacks from populated civilian areas. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky blasted the group’s report, saying it was trying to “shift responsibility” for civilian deaths … Read more

Unexploded World War II bomb revealed in Italy’s dry Po River

Unexploded World War II bomb revealed in Italy’s dry Po River

Military experts on Sunday defused and carried out a controlled explosion of the 450 kilogram (1,000 pound) bomb, discovered on July 25 near the northern village of Borgo Virgilio, near the city of Mantua. “The bomb was found by fishermen on the bank of the Po due to a drop in the water level caused … Read more

War front shifts as grain leaves Ukraine; plant shot

War front shifts as grain leaves Ukraine;  plant shot

Kyiv, Ukraine (AP) — Four other ships carrying agricultural goods blocked by war in Ukraine received permission to leave the country’s Black Sea coast on Sunday as analysts warned that Russia was moving troops and equipment towards southern port cities to avoid a Ukrainian counteroffensive. Ukraine and Russia have also accused each other of bombing … Read more

Zaporizhzhia: UN nuclear watchdog warns of ‘disaster’ at Ukrainian power plant as bombings continue

Zaporizhzhia: UN nuclear watchdog warns of ‘disaster’ at Ukrainian power plant as bombings continue

The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Mariano Grossi, said he was alarmed by reports of damage and demanded that a team of IAEA experts be authorized to urgently to visit the plant, to assess and protect the site. “I am extremely concerned by yesterday’s bombing of Europe’s largest nuclear power … Read more

British boy dies after life support stopped at end of long legal battle between parents and doctors

British boy dies after life support stopped at end of long legal battle between parents and doctors

Archie died at 12:15 p.m. local time at the Royal London Hospital, hours after doctors suspended life support, Dance told reporters, adding that she was “so proud to be his mother”. “Such a beautiful little boy, and he fought until the very end,” she said. Dance said the hospital had made it clear that there … Read more

Russian forces launch assault on two towns in eastern Ukraine

Russian forces launch assault on two towns in eastern Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces launched an assault on two key towns in the eastern region of Donetsk on Saturday and continued rocket and shelling attacks on other Ukrainian towns, including one near the largest nuclear power plant in Europe, Ukrainian military and local officials said. . The two towns of Bakhmut and Avdiivka … Read more