Cargo plane operated by Ukrainian airline crashes in Greece

An Antonov cargo plane operated by a Ukrainian airline crashed Saturday near the city of Kavala in northern Greece, authorities said. Local residents reported seeing a fireball and hearing explosions for two hours after the crash. Greek Civil Aviation authorities said the flight was heading from Serbia to Jordan. The An-12, a Soviet-built turboprop aircraft, … Read more

Ukraine grain exports deal to be signed next week, says Turkey

ISTANBUL/UNITED NATIONS, July 13 (Reuters) – Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and the United Nations are due to sign a deal next week aimed at resuming Ukraine’s Black Sea grain exports, but UN chief Antonio Guterres warned there was still “a long way to go” before there would be peace talks to end the war. Turkish defense … Read more

Russian appeal against ban from football due to Ukraine war REJECTED by CAS

Russian appeal against ban from football due to Ukraine war REJECTED by CAS… as the country’s football union warns it will continue to contest the decision by FIFA and UEFA Russia was banned from participation in UEFA and FIFA tournaments in February Six appeals were lodged by the FUR and four Russian clubs against the … Read more

Irina Shayk speaks out after her post led to accusations of her supporting Russia

‘A salad is just a salad’ Irina Shayk speaks out after her post of potato salad led to accusations of the supermodel supporting Russia amid the country’s invasion of Ukraine By Jacqueline Lindenberg For Dailymail.Com Published: 21:13 EDT, 15 July 2022 | Updated: 03:14 EDT, 16 July 2022 Irina Shayk has finally spoken out and … Read more

Ukraine on her mind as high jumper goes for gold at worlds

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — It took her three days by car to escape from Ukraine after the war started. Champion high jumper Yaroslava Mahuchikh can only guess at how long it will take to get back. On her way out, Mahuchikh heard gunfire and could sometimes see shells raining down miles away. Though her hometown … Read more

Ukrainian athletes get special exemption from doping authorities for 2022 World Athletics Championships

International doping authorities approved special exemptions for seven Ukrainian athletes, allowing them to compete in world championships though they hadn’t been tested enough in the leadup due to the war in their country. The Athletics Integrity Unit announced Friday that the other 15 Ukrainians, along with 134 athletes from five other countries categorized as “high … Read more

Ukraine grieves death of 4-year-old girl after Russian missile attack

Firefighters inspect a damaged building following a Russian airstrike in the city of Vinnytsia, west-central Ukraine on July 14, 2022. More 20 people were killed in the attack on a city in central Ukraine, Kyiv said. Sergey Supinsky | AFP | Getty Images A Ukrainian city far from the frontline grieved its dead from a … Read more

Russia preparing for next stage of offensive, Ukraine says

Russia shelling ‘along the entire front line’ – Ukraine military Russia regrouping for offensive toward Sloviansk, Kyiv says Moscow orders steps to prevent Ukrainian strikes in east KYIV, July 17 (Reuters) – Russia is preparing for the next stage of its offensive in Ukraine, a Ukrainian military official said, after Moscow said its forces would … Read more

Ukrainian Intelligence assumes HIMARS can be used on Russian facilities in occupied Crimea

KATERYNA TYSCHHENKO — SATURDAY, JULY 16, 8:01 PM The Chief Intelligence Directorate states that the Russian military facilities in the occupied Crimea are among the targets to be hit by the Ukrainian troops. Source: Vadym Skibitskyi, representative of the Chief Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, on the 24/7 national joint newscast … Read more