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Closure of Moscow Helsinki Group, ‘yet another blow to human rights’ in Russia: OHCHR

The court order closing down Russia’s oldest human rights organization, the Moscow Helsinki Group (MHG), is “yet another blow to human rights and civic space in the country”, said a Spokesperson for the UN rights office, OHCHR on Thursday.

Ukraine breaks through Russian lines in its biggest advance along Dnipo River since war began

Kyiv/IBNS: Ukrainian forces achieved their biggest breakthrough in the south of the country since the war began as it burst through the front and advanced rapidly along the Dnipro River on Monday which threatened the supply lines for thousands of Russian troops, media reports said.

Russia expels Japanese consul for espionage

Moscow/UNI: A Japanese diplomat based in Russia's far eastern city of Vladivostok is being expelled after being detained for espionage, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) announced on Monday.

Russia tests new missile 'Sarmat', Vladimir Putin says 'can hit any target on Earth'

Moscow/IBNS: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday his country has successfully tested the Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile, which according to him is capable of carrying nuclear charges that will make Kremlin's enemies "think twice."

Russia destroyed Ukrainian ammunition depots: Moscow

MoscowIBNS//UNI/Sputnik: The Russian armed forces have destroyed two more ammunition depots and a hangar with aircraft in the Khmelnytskyi and Kyiv regions of Ukraine overnight with 'high-precision missiles', Russian Defence Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said on Tuesday.

Dialogue between Moscow, NATO impossible: Russia

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: Political dialogue between Russia and NATO is impossible in the current conditions, it makes no sense to even talk about the conditions for resuming contacts, Nikolay Kobrinets, the Head of the Russian Foreign Ministry's European cooperation department, told Sputnik.

Ukraine lost 14,000 troops, Russia 1,350: Moscow

Moscow/UNI: A total of 1,351 Russian soldiers have been killed during the military operation in Ukraine, who have lost 14,000 troops, Moscow said on Friday.

Adobe stops sales of all products, services in Russia

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: US computer software company Adobe said on Saturday that it has decided to halt sales of all its goods and services in Russia due to the situation in Ukraine.

Zelenskyy ready to meet Putin in Turkey

Ankara/UNI/Sputnik: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has told his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he is ready to meet  Russian President Vladimir Putin in Istanbul or Ankara, Ibrahim Kalin, Turkish presidential spokesperson and adviser, said Saturday.

Belarus denies participation in military operation in Ukraine

Minsk/UNI: The government of Belarus on Sunday rejected the claims made on internet over participation of its armed forces in the military operation to demilitarise Ukraine.

Ukraine agrees for peace talks with Russia

Kyiv/UNI: Ukraine on Sunday agreed to meet the Russian delegation at the Ukrainian-Belarusian border, near the Pripyat River.

Ukraine denies refusing negotiations with Russia

Kyiv/UNI: Head of Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy's office, Mikhail Podolyak said it was untrue that Ukraine has refused negotiations with Russia and added that Moscow set out “unacceptable conditions and ultimatum demands”.

Ukrainian Prez Volodymyr Zelensky welcomes peace talks offer by Turkey and Azerbaijan

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has accepted proposals by Turkey and Azerbaijan to hold peace talks with Russia, media reports said.

Social media praises 80-yr-old Ukrainian man who tries to enlist himself in the army

An 80-year-old Ukrainian man tried to enlist himself in the army to defend his country against Russian invasion. The man was photographed when he approached a Ukrainian soldier with a bag in his hand.

Ukrainian soldier Vitaly Skakun Volodymyrovych blows himself up to stop Russian tanks

A Ukrainian soldier blew himself up to destroy a bridge in the southern province of Kherson to halt the progress of invading Russian tanks.