Ukraine war

Ukrainian minister says Russia blocking access to medicines

The World Health Organization said it recorded 445 attacks on hospitals and other health care facilities as of Aug. 11 that directly resulted in 86 deaths and 105 injuries.

published on : 13th August 2022

Russian court places former TV journalist under house arrest for anti-Putin remarks 

On Wednesday, investigators detained Ovsyannikova, 44, and charged her with spreading information about the Russian armed forces deemed false by the government.

published on : 12th August 2022

Donors from 26 countries pledge 1.5 billion euros more for Ukraine  

The exact amount promised by each of the 26 countries was not published but Denmark announced a supplementary donation of $114 million for Ukraine, bringing its total support to Kyiv to $417 million.

published on : 12th August 2022

India expresses concern over reports of shelling near Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant

A spokesperson for the UN chief said regrettably, instead of de-escalation, there have been reports of further deeply worrying incidents that could if they continue, lead to disaster.

published on : 12th August 2022

Zelensky urges world to 'react immediately' to Russian forces shelling near Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Russia and Ukraine accused each other of fresh shelling near the plant on Thursday, but their claims have not been verified independently.

published on : 12th August 2022

UN watchdog warns of 'grave' crisis amid violence near Ukraine nuclear plant  

Moscow and Kyiv on Thursday accused each other of new shelling near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, a dangerous escalation five months into the war.

published on : 12th August 2022

Large explosions rock Russian military air base in Crimea

Crimea Today News said on Telegram that witnesses reported fire on a runway and damage to nearby homes as a result of what it said were dozens of blasts.

published on : 10th August 2022

Russian disinformation spreading in new ways despite bans

YouTube, TikTok and Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, all pledged to remove RT and Sputnik from their platforms within the European Union.

published on : 9th August 2022

Ukraine's Amnesty International head resigns following report sparking furore

President Volodymyr Zelensky said the rights group had tried to "amnesty the terrorist state and shift the responsibility from the aggressor to the victim."

published on : 6th August 2022

Moscow TV protester plays 'Russian roulette' with risky comeback

In March, Ovsyannikova shot to prominence for interrupting a live TV broadcast to denounce President Vladimir Putin's military intervention in Ukraine.

published on : 5th August 2022

Three more grain ships leave Ukraine's Odessa port: Turkey

Moscow and Kyiv agreed in Istanbul last month to resume shipments of wheat and other grain from Ukrainian ports for the first time since Russia invaded its neighbour in February.

published on : 5th August 2022

US Senate votes 95 to 1 to approve Sweden, Finland's membership in NATO 

"This historic vote sends an important signal of the sustained, bipartisan US commitment to NATO," Biden said in a statement.

published on : 4th August 2022

First shipment of Ukraine grain set to leave Odessa port: Turkey

On July 22, Ukraine and Russia signed a landmark deal with Turkey and the United Nations aimed at easing a global food crisis caused by blocked Black Sea grain deliveries.

published on : 1st August 2022

Drone explosion hits Russia's Black Sea Fleet HQ

Satellite photos taken before and after the attack show that a small, squarish building in the middle of the Olenivka prison complex was demolished, its roof in splinters.

published on : 31st July 2022

Silly to compare Sri Lanka's economic situation with India:  Former NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman

The eminent economist was asked to comment on  Rahul Gandhi's statement hiting out at the Modi government over rising inflation and unemployment and said India looks a "lot like Sri Lanka".

published on : 31st July 2022

Game of drones: Unveiling the new era of war and conflict

Starting with the War on Terror, the combat drone has come of age in the Ukraine War, redefining warfare. UAV tech is the next frontier in world domination and the sci-fi dream of ruling the universe.

published on : 31st July 2022

Russia bans 32 New Zealand officials and journalists from entry

The decision was taken "in response to the government of New Zealand's sanctions, which increasingly affect Russian citizens", Russia's foreign ministry said in a statement.

published on : 30th July 2022

Isolation complication? US finds it's hard to shun Russia over Ukraine invasion

The Russian foreign ministry has gleefully countered the assertions of Russia's isolation by tweeting photographs of Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in various world capitals.

published on : 29th July 2022

Russia's foreign minister, on African tour, denies 'so-called food crisis'

Western countries have repeatedly pointed out that food is exempt from their sanctions on Russia and have blamed Moscow for the global crisis.

published on : 27th July 2022

5 months on, Ukraine returnees’ future hangs in the balance

With the war raging in Ukraine, students fear that getting documents from their respective universities would only become tougher with time.

published on : 25th July 2022
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