Vladimir Putin

Regulator urges Germans to prepare for possible gas shortage

Fearing Russia might cut off natural gas supplies, the head of Germany's regulatory agency for energy called on residents Saturday to save energy and to prepare for winter, when use increases.

Federal Network Agency President Klaus Mueller urged house and apartment owners to have their gas boilers and radiators checked and adjusted to maximize their efficiency.

Day 129 of the Invasion of Ukraine: Kyiv accused Russia of shelling Snake Island with Phosphorus Bombs

Here are the highlights of events related to the war in Ukraine over the past 24 hours:

Powerful explosions in Mykolaiv

Powerful explosions early this morning in Mykolaiv reported the mayor of the Ukrainian city. It is not known what caused them, but local authorities are urging people to stay indoors.

Casualties in southern Ukraine strikes, after Russia quits Snake Island

At least 17 people were killed and dozens wounded on July 1 in missile strikes on Ukraine's Odessa region, a day after Russian troops abandoned positions on a strategic island in a major setback to the Kremlin's invasion.

The news came after NATO leaders wrapped up a summit in Madrid, with US President Joe Biden announcing $800 million in new weapons for Ukraine.

Zelensky has a message for Putin? "I have conveyed it to him"

"I conveyed President Zelensky's message to President Putin," Widodo said after a meeting with Putin in Moscow, the BBC reports.
On Wednesday, Widodo met with Zelensky in Kyiv, and yesterday in Moscow with Putin.
He did not reveal the content of the message, but added that he expressed his "willingness" to help initiate communication between the two presidents.