For a second year in a row, the General Assembly is taking place with no end to the war in sight.
While Biden has called on world leaders to stand strong with Ukraine, a hard-right flank of Republicans are increasingly opposed to sending more money overseas.
Kim received five explosive kamikaze drones, a 'Geran-25' reconnaissance drone and a bulletproof vest as gifts from a regional governor.
Prolonged operations have driven the fact that we need to be prepared for long-drawn wars and fight them with indigenous systems, sources in the military establishment said.
All the Russian warplanes shown to Kim on Saturday were among the types that have seen active use in the war in Ukraine.
Russian state TV typically covers Putin's every public move, while North Korea is very serious about glorifying and maintaining the dignity of Kim.
Historic allies, Russia and North Korea are both under rafts of global sanctions with Kim's visit sparking widespread concern over illicit arms agreements.
Experts say Russia will likely seek artillery shells and antitank missiles from North Korea, which wants advanced satellite and nuclear-powered submarine technology in return.
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Dobrovolski described as "absolute nonsense" the comparison of Russia's invasion of Ukraine to the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany.
Kim is making his first foreign trip since the COVID-19 pandemic, during which North Korea imposed tight border controls for more than three years.
The pervasive mood in much of the developing world is not to let geopolitical confrontation stymie progress on the issues of major consequence for them.
The centrality of the Global South in the overall scheme of things could not be missed.
French diplomatic sources said India has displayed a "kind of power and an ability to bring countries together", adding not many countries are in a position to negotiate as New Delhi has done.
There was widespread support for adding the African Union to the G20, adding momentum to PM Modi's drive to give a greater voice to the Global South.
Both those who have gotten Russian citizenship and those still holding Ukrainian passports are allowed to vote.
Modi is hoping to use India's influence to bridge gaps between the wealthy nations that have been standing together to sanction Russia over the Ukraine war and the Global South.
The veteran statesman also called for exercising "restraint in using diplomacy and foreign policy for party or personal politics."
“We want to make sure that Ukraine has what it needs, not only to succeed in the counteroffensive but has what it needs for the long-term, to make sure that it has a strong deterrent,” Blinken said.
Rights groups also charge that the Western courting of Modi comes despite democratic backsliding under the Hindu nationalist leader, with attacks on religious minorities and harassment of media.
The differences between the G7 states on the one hand and Russia and China on the other have held up joint statements in all G20 ministerial meetings hosted by India.