Russia-Ukraine updates: Kyiv, Moscow trade blame over nuclear plant shelling
07 August 2022 | 1:00 pm
The two sides both accused each other of carrying out three strikes on the Zaporizhzhia plant. Meanwhile, more grain ships departed from Ukrainian ports under a Turkey-brokered deal.
Ukraine and Russia have signed "mirror" deals which will allow Kyiv to resume exports of grain through the Black Sea. The agreement will allow millions of tonnes of grain, currently trapped in Ukraine by the war, to be exported.
The president of Guatemala, Alejandro Giammattei, visited the Orthodox Church of San Andrés in the small city of Bucha, near Kyiv, Ukraine, on Monday. Alejandro Giammattei is scheduled to meet with his Ukrainian president, Volodímir Zelenski, in Kyiv this Monday.
Ukraine is determined to proceed with grain shipments: DW's Mathias Bölinger
Russia's Gazprom said it would again reduce gas deliveries through Nord Stream 1 by 20% for 'repairs,' cutting the current flow in half. The new blow to supply comes as Europe scrambles to store gas for winter.
Ukraine says it will push ahead with efforts to export its grain, despite a recent Russian missile attack on the port of Odesa. DW’s Nick Connolly went to southern Ukraine where he met the people trying to get Ukraine's food out to the world.
The dispute over millions of tons of grain stuck in Ukraine could finally be over after the country reached an agreement with Russia to resume exports. What does that mean for the world?
Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba spoke to FRANCE 24 about the four-way agreement on the export of Ukrainian wheat, the delivery of arms to Ukraine and the military situation on the ground, especially around the city of Kherson. He stressed that Ukraine would do everything in its power to resume the export of agricultural products and combat famine and rising food prices, especially in Africa and Asia.
Ukraine's navy said work had resumed at three ports following a UN-brokered grain export deal. Meanwhile, Ukraine struck a bridge over the Dnieper river on a significant Russian resupply route. DW rounds up the latest.
US top diplomat Antony Blinken will press Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on a proposal to release jailed Americans. It will be their first conversation since the start of Russia's Ukraine invasion in February.
Researchers at Yale University say the Russian economy is suffering massive damage due to Western sanctions, despite Moscow downplaying the effect.
British military intelligence says Russian-occupied Kherson was "virtually cut off" as Ukrainian forces stage a counteroffensive helped by newly acquired long-range artillery capability.
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