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Russia wages all-out assault to encircle Ukraine troops in east

KYIV/SLOVYANSK, Ukraine, May 24 (Reuters) – Russian forces waged an all-out assault on Tuesday to encircle Ukrainian troops in twin eastern cities straddling a river, a battle that could determine the success or failure of Moscow’s main campaign in the industrial heartland of Donbas.

Saudi Arabia Signals Backing for Russia in OPEC+

Saudi energy minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman told the Financial Times in an interview published on May 22 that he sees Russia as an integral part of the OPEC+ group of oil producers, adding that politics should be kept out of the alliance.

Ukraine war in maps: Tracking the Russian invasion

Strong Ukrainian defences in Donbas region holding for now
Russian forces pushed out further from second-city Kharkiv
Ongoing bombardment of Mariupol factory by Russian forces
Belarus deploys some forces near Ukraine border

Is Ukraine’s War Now America’s War?

Last week, sources leaked to The New York Times that, in Ukraine’s targeting and killing of Russian generals and the sinking of Russia’s Black Sea flagship, the Moskva, U.S. intelligence played an indispensable role.

Explosions rock Kyiv again as Russians rain fire on Ukraine

Russia pounded targets from practically one end of Ukraine to the other Thursday, including Kyiv, bombarding the city while the head of the United Nations was visiting in the boldest attack on the capital since Moscow’s forces retreated weeks ago.

Ukraine war: Russia halts gas exports to Poland and Bulgaria

Russian energy giant Gazprom says it has halted gas exports to Poland and Bulgaria over the countries’ refusal to pay for supplies in roubles.

The firm said services will not be restored until payments are made in the Russian currency.