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Ukraine: Russian large-scale strikes are ‘unacceptable escalation’, says Guterres

The UN chief António Guterres said that large-scale strikes by the Russian military on the Ukrainian capital Kyiv and other locations on Monday, were deeply shocking and represented “another unacceptable escalation” of the war.

Russia vetoes Security Council resolution condemning attempted annexation of Ukraine regions

New York: Russia on Friday vetoed a Security Council resolution which described its attempts to unlawfully annex four regions of Ukraine earlier in the day with a formal ceremony in Moscow, as “a threat to international peace and security”, demanding that the decision be immediately and unconditionally reversed.

Cultural destruction in Ukraine by Russian forces will reverberate for years, UN rights expert warns

New York: The attempted destruction of Ukraine’s historic culture by invading Russian forces, will have a devastating impact on the pace of recovery in the post-war era, an independent UN human rights expert warned on Wednesday.

Russia issues ultimatum for Ukrainian forces, calling them to 'immediately lay down arms'

Moscow/IBNS: In a new ultimatum for Ukraine, Russia on Tuesday called on its neighbouring country's forces to "immediately" lay down arms and give up resistance.

Ukraine crisis: Volodymyr Zelensky, Vladimir Putin likely to meet after today's talks

Istanbul/IBNS: Ukraine's top negotiator said that enough progress has been made at talks that took place in Turkey on Tuesday to resolve the conflict with Russia and also to enable a meeting between the presidents of the two nations.

Russian troops withdrawing from Kyiv, Chernihiv: Ukraine

Kyiv/UNI: The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has claimed that "certain units" of Russia's military are withdrawing from battlefronts in the capital, Kyiv, and from the northern city of Chernihiv.

US to provide $100 million in security assistance to Kiyv

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The United States is going to allocate an additional $100 million in security aid to Kyiv amid Russia's ongoing special military operation in Ukraine, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.

Volodymyr Zelensky to address Greek Parliament

Athens/UNI/Sputnik: The Greek government on Friday said that Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky will make a virtual address to the Greek Parliament at an unspecified time.

Volodymyr Zelensky accuses Russia of using phosphorus bombs, urges NATO to provide unrestricted military aid

Brussels/IBNS: Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday urged NATO to provide Kyiv with unrestricted military aid as the Russian attack continues for a month now.

Two powerful bombs rock Ukraine's Mariupol amid rescue efforts

Kyiv/IBNS: Two superpowerful bombs rocked Mariupol in Ukraine as authorities made a fresh attempt at rescuing civilians from the besieged port city which has suffered innumerable shelling since Russia's invasion, media reports said on Tuesday.

Russian shelling hits Ukraine school, cultural centre, leaves 21 dead

Kyiv/IBNS: At least 21 people were killed and 25 others injured on Thursday when Russian forces shelled a town in eastern Ukraine, media reports said.

Russia threatens to cut gas supplies if oil ban goes ahead

Moscow: Russia has threatened to close its main gas pipeline to Germany if the West goes ahead with a ban on Russian oil, BBC reported on Tuesday.

ICJ starts hearing Russia-Ukraine conflict

The Hague: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Hague on Monday began public hearings on the war between Russia and Ukraine.

Ukraine Conflict: 2nd attempt to evacuate people from Mariupol fails

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) announced on Sunday that a second attempt to evacuate about 200,000 people from Mariupol was unsuccessful.

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.