Severodonetsk in Ukraine 'fully occupied' by Russian army, says mayor Oleksandr Striuk

The Russians also taking control of Lysychansk would effectively give them control of the wider Lugansk region, and allow them to push further into the wider Donbas.

published on : 26th June 2022

Russia pushes to block second city in eastern Ukraine

Russia also launched missile attacks on areas far from the heart of the eastern battles.

published on : 25th June 2022

Environmental activists take to increasingly eye-catching stunts to keep climate centre stage

"Civil disobedience attracts more attention than demonstrations," said sociologist Dieter Rucht.

published on : 25th June 2022

Ukraine says Russia aiming to drag Belarus into war

"Today's strike is directly linked to Kremlin efforts to pull Belarus as a co-belligerent into the war in Ukraine," the Ukrainian intelligence service said on Telegram.

published on : 25th June 2022

RBI Deputy governor hints at halt in policy rate increase

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy governor Michael Debabrata Patra on Friday hinted that the central bank might be thinking of a halt in policy rate hike.

published on : 25th June 2022

Nike makes full exit from Russia after suspending operations

A news report last month said that Nike had ended its relationship with Inventive Retail Group, its largest franchisee in the country.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Vladimir Putin calls on BRICS to cooperate, defy West's 'selfish actions' amid Ukraine war

He said these countries "using financial mechanisms, in fact, shift their own mistakes in macroeconomic policy onto the whole world". 

published on : 23rd June 2022

Ukraine war: Nike says will permanently leave Russian market

The US sports apparel giant is among a growing list of Western companies, including McDonald's and Starbucks, that decided to pull out of Russia over Ukraine.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Volodymyr Zelensky blasts Israel over refusal to sanction Russia

Zelensky's speech four months into Russia's war on Ukraine comes amid a fresh political crisis in Israel that will likely see Naftali Bennett replaced as PM by Foreign Minister Yair Lapid within days.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Diary of 12-year-old Ukrainian girl penning her journey from war-torn Kharkiv to Dublin to be released

"You Don't Know What War Is: The Diary of a Young Girl From Ukraine" by Ukrainian refugee Yeva Skalietska is scheduled to hit bookstores in October.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Ukraine war: Russians focus firepower to seize two villages in east Ukraine

For weeks, Russian forces have pummeled Sievierodonetsk with artillery and air raids, and fought the Ukrainian army house-to-house.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Indian economy to grow by 7-7.8 per cent in FY23 despite global headwinds: Experts

India's economy grew 8.7 per cent in the last fiscal (2021-22) against a 6.6 per cent contraction in the previous year.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Ukraine war: Over 150 cultural landmarks destroyed by Russia, says UN

They include museums and monuments, churches and other religious buildings, and libraries and other exceptional buildings, said UNESCO.

published on : 23rd June 2022

European Union leaders set to grant Ukraine candidate status to join the 27-nation bloc

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he had been conducting a "telephone marathon" on his country's behalf in the run-up to the meeting, making his case to 11 European leaders.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Ukraine war: European Union bans Russian lobbyists from its major institutions

The decision is part of the implementation of the sixth set of sanctions adopted by the European Union, which bans all business and public relations consultancy services. 

published on : 23rd June 2022
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