Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 131 | Russia-Ukraine war News

As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its 131st day, we take a look at the main developments. Here are the key events so far on Monday, July 4. Get the latest updates here. fighting Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy acknowledged that Ukrainian forces have withdrawn from Lysychansk and pledged to retake lost territory after Russia claimed full … Read more

Turkey’s annual inflation soars to almost 79%

Shoppers stroll the aisles of a bazaar in Konya, Turkey. The country is experiencing brutal inflation, with food and non-alcoholic beverage prices rising 70.3% year over year for March. Diego Cupolo | Nurphoto | Getty Images Inflation in Turkey rose close to 79% last month, the highest the country has seen in a quarter of … Read more

How would a G-7 price cap on Russian oil work?

The G7 has floated the idea of ​​an oil price cap, but experts are doubtful about how effective this would be. Picture Alliance | Picture Alliance | Getty Images The world’s seven-largest industrialized economies have floated the idea of ​​a price cap on Russian oil to further squeeze the Kremlin’s ability to fund its onslaught … Read more

Zelensky: 2,610 Ukrainian cities, towns remain under Russian occupation

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in an address to his country on Saturday that more than 2,600 cities and towns remain under Russian occupation as the war carries on. Zelensky said Ukrainian forces have liberated more than 1,000 cities and towns, but they still need to free 2,610. He said most of those locations impacted … Read more

Lukashenko says Ukraine fired missiles at Belarus military posts | Russia-Ukraine war News

Belarusian president accuses Kyiv of provoking his country, saying his forces have intercepted missiles fired from Ukraine. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko says his military has shot down missiles fired at his country from Ukraine and promised to respond “instantly” to any enemy attacks. “We are being provoked,” Lukashenko was quoted as saying by state news … Read more

Russia-Ukraine live news: Kyiv ‘fired missiles on Belarus’ | Russia-Ukraine war News

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko says his country is being “provoked”, claims Ukraine fired several missiles at military targets inside Belarus. Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says “colossal investments” are needed to rebuild his war-torn country ahead of a key donor conference in Switzerland. Ukrainian separatists backed by Russia say they have “completely” encircled the key city … Read more

Ukraine asks Turkey to detain Russian-flagged cargo ship | Russia-Ukraine war News

Kyiv official says the Zhibek Zholy loaded 4,500 tonnes of Ukrainian grain at the Russian-occupied port of Berdyansk. Ukraine has requested Turkey to detain the Russian-flagged cargo ship Zhibek Zholy carrying grain taken from the Russian-occupied port of Berdyansk, according to a Ukrainian official and a document seen by the news agency Reuters. The Ukrainian … Read more

Russia-Ukraine live news: Ukraine says Lysychansk ‘not encircled’ | Russia-Ukraine war News

Ukrainian separatists backed by Russia say they have “completely” encircled the key city of Lysychansk in the eastern Luhansk region. Russian forces have destroyed five Ukrainian army command posts in Donbas and Mykolaiv regions with high-precision weapons and also struck three storage sites in the Zaporizhia region, the defence ministry says. The mayor of Ukrainian … Read more

Russia’s messages with missiles tell West to back off

The latest in a litany of horrors in Ukraine came this week as Russian firepower rained down on civilians in a busy shopping mall far from the front lines of a war in its fifth month. The timing was not likely to be a coincidence. While much of the attritional war in Ukraine’s east is … Read more

US to send Ukraine advanced surface-to-air missile systems | Russia-Ukraine war News

The US announces $820m in new military aid, including counter-artillery radars, to respond to Russia’s heavy reliance on long-range strikes in the war. The United States says it will send Ukraine two NASAMS surface-to-air missile systems, four counter-artillery radars, and about 150,000 rounds of 155mm artillery ammunition to assist Ukraine in its fight against the … Read more