New York: The UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) expressed concern on Tuesday after photos and videos released on social media appeared to show metal cages being built in the philharmonic hall in the devastated Ukrainian city of Mariupol, apparently to house prisoners of war (POWs) during an upcoming “show trial”.
New York: The United Nations continues to explore all options to reach civilians affected by Russia’s brutal assault on Ukraine, deputy humanitarian affairs chief Joyce Msuya said in an update to the Security Council on Thursday.
Secretary-General António Guterres said on Sunday that he was appalled by an attack on a school in Bilohorivka, eastern Ukraine, where many people were sheltering from the ongoing fighting.
New York: In Ukraine on Tuesday, UN humanitarians began to help the first evacuees arriving from Mariupol’s devastated Azovstal steel works, more than two months since Russia’s invasion began, and said that they would do everything possible to assist those still trapped.
Mariupol/IBNS: At least 20 civilians, including several children, were able to leave a badly hit steel plant in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol on Saturday.
New York: Russia has agreed “in principle” to UN involvement in the evacuation of citizens from the last remaining holdout in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol, following a meeting between Secretary-General António Guterres and President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Tuesday.
Moscow/UNI: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday hailed the "successful liberation" of Mariupol, almost two months after he invaded Ukraine on Feb 24 at dawn in a surprise attack.
Kyiv: The Ukrainian forces besieged in Mariupol city have rejected Russia's demands to surrender and continue to resist the assault, top Ukrainian official said on Sunday.
New York: In Ukraine, humanitarians said on Wednesday that hundreds of people have managed to reach safety after fleeing Mariupol, where there’s also been condemnation for the killing of Lithuanian filmmaker Mantas Kvedaravicius, as he tried to escape from the besieged and battered city a few days ago.
New York: Efforts to help thousands of desperate residents flee the embattled Ukrainian city of Mariupol continued on Friday, as humanitarians warned that there is “no Plan B”, after weeks of constant shelling since the Russian invasion on 24 February.
Mariupol: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday said the city of Mariupol in Ukraine, which has been invaded by Russian forces, has been turned to 'dust'.
New York: Ongoing violence in Ukraine has left millions of people “in constant fear” of indiscriminate shelling, the UN warned on Friday, as efforts continued to reach the country’s most vulnerable populations, one month on from the Russian invasion.
Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: Up to 130,000 civilians are being held hostage by Ukrainian nationalists in Mariupol, the head of the Russian National Defense Control Center, Mikhail Mizintsev, said on Sunday.
Kyiv/UNI: The Russian attacks on the besieged city of Mariupol is an "act of terror" and will be "remembered for centuries", Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Sunday.
Kyiv: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said that more than 9,000 people were able to leave the besieged port city of Mariupol to safer places, The Khaleej Times reported.