Fierce fighting between Moscow and Kiev continues in eastern and southern territories on day 169 of the conflict even as both sides trade blame for imperilling Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant with attacks nearby.
The West says Russia might use the Iranian satellite for spying purposes in regard to the Ukraine conflict. But experts say Russia already has a powerful reconnaissance capacity.
Indian steelmakers and cement manufacturers have purchased Russian coal using dirham, Hong Kong dollar, yuan and euro in recent weeks, according to Reuters news agency, circumventing Western sanctions against Moscow.
There was no discount built into the Black Sea Grain Initiative signed in Istanbul and the UN is not aware of any other deal that provides the rebate, says Stephane Dujarric, spokesperson for UN chief.
Ukraine calls on the West to impose a blanket travel ban on Russians as angry Moscow steps up its fierce military offensive against Kiev on the 168th day of the conflict.
New threats of US sanctions against African countries will drive them out of America’s sphere of influence and push them towards a new world order being carved out by the East.
Fierce fighting between Russian and Ukrainian forces continue in Donbass on the 167th day of the conflict as both sides blame each other for shelling the high-risk nuclear complex of Zaporizhzhia.
Iran, which has maintained ties with Moscow and refrained from criticism of the Ukraine offensive, has sought to deflect suspicions that Moscow could use Khayyam to spy on Ukraine.
Turkish Defence Chief Hulusi Akar addresses a host of issues — from ties with Greece to the Türkiye-brokered grain deal, among others — at the 13th Ambassadors Conference in Ankara.
One of the ships is carrying corn to South Korea, while the other is carrying bulk sunflower meal to Istanbul, says the Turkish Defence Ministry.
Russia says it is "temporarily" stopping on-site inspections, pointing to Western sanctions and rising coronavirus infections in the Unites States.
Fierce fighting between Kiev and Moscow continues on the 166th day as more ships carrying Ukraine's grain set out for safe transportation in the Türkiye-brokered deal.
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