India’s current account deficit hit a record high of $23.5 billion in May on account of higher commodity prices.
Zelenskyy met in Kyiv on Sunday with International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach and praised 'his unwavering position' on sports sanctions against Russia and its ally Belarus.
Russia’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu reported to Putin in a televised meeting Monday that Russian forces had taken control of Luhansk.
One-year military service is mandatory in Russia but is relatively unpopular, and many now fear it due to the prospect of being sent to Ukraine.
The French government has introduced a moratorium for students until September, which means that foreign students do not need to leave the French territory until the new university year.
Ukrainian media said one of the city's markets was on fire following the strikes.
Luhansk and neighbouring Donetsk are the two provinces that make up the Donbas, where Russia has focused its offensive since pulling back from northern Ukraine and the capital, Kyiv.
Taking Lysychansk would bring Moscow closer to its stated goal of seizing all of Ukraine's Donbas region.
Annual inflation in the eurozone surged past the 8.1% per cent recorded in May, according to the latest numbers published Friday by the European Union statistics agency, Eurostat.
Ukrainian news reports said the target of the missile attack was a multi-story apartment building and a recreational area.
Taking to Twitter, Biden said, "The NATO Alliance is proud to invite Finland and Sweden to become members."
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said NATO should give up zero-sum game and the practice of creating enemies, and not try to mess up Asia and the whole world after disrupting Europe.
Zelenskyy asked for more modern artillery systems and other weapons and warned the leaders that they either had to provide Ukraine with the help or face a delayed war between Russia and themselves.
British PM Boris Johnson said that Putin's invasion of Ukraine is 'a perfect example of toxic masculinity', and called for better education of girls and 'more women in positions of power' worldwide.
PM asserted that India would continue to do what it thinks is best in the interest of its own energy security when it comes to the question of global oil trade.