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US House of Representatives passes $61bn military aid for Ukraine, Zelenskyy says he is grateful

The US House of Representatives has approved $61bn (£49bn) military aid package for Ukraine to help the country fight against Russia invation.

Moscow's weaponization of food and energy impacts all countries: Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy tells UN Assembly

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine told world leaders in the UN General Assembly that alongside its ongoing nuclear threat, Russia is also weaponizing essentials like global food and energy markets, and using them “not only against our country, but all of yours as well.”

No legal grounds for Russian ‘so-called elections’ in occupied Ukraine: UN official

The so-called elections held by Russia in occupied areas of Ukraine “have no legal grounds”, a senior political affairs official said on Friday, reiterating UN’s commitment to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.

Kim Jong Un may visit Russia to discuss weapons supply with Vladimir Putin: Reports

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is planning to visit Russia and meet the country's President Vladimir Putin, media reports said.

US announces new military assistance package for war-hit Ukraine

The US government has announced the next package of military assistance to aid Ukraine, a nation engaged in war with Russia since it was invaded last year.

Russia-Ukraine conflict: Drone attack at Pskov airport leaves four Il-76 planes damaged

At least four Il-76 planes were damaged in a drone attack at an airport in the northwestern Russian city of Pskov on Wednesday.

Ukraine facing widespread learning loss due to war against Russia, COVID-19

Ukrainian children are showing signs of widespread learning loss as Russia’s invasion preceded by the COVID-19 pandemic have left them facing a fourth year of education setbacks, a senior UN children’s agency official said on Tuesday.

Russia hits ‘new low’ with ban against discrediting army: Rights experts

New York: A group of UN-appointed human rights experts expressed grave concern on Monday over Russia’s decision to dismiss all legal challenges to the country’s criminalisation of “public actions aimed at discrediting” the Russian Armed Forces.

Russia: Alarm over arrests of military mobilization protesters

New York: In Russia, nearly 2,400 people have reportedly been arrested for protesting against the Kremlin’s mobilisation call-up to fight in Ukraine, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Tuesday.

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.

Russia-Ukraine War hits Canada's economy as gas prices surge amid through-the-roof housing costs

Ottawa/IBNS: Canada witnessed a surge in its average cost of gas per litre due to the ongoing Ukraine-Russia crisis and adding to the woes of buyers, the housing prices in the North American country proliferated by 21 percent in January compared to the year ago period.

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.

Iran nuclear deal discussed during meeting of Bennett with Putin: Office

Tel Aviv/UNI/Sputnik: Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett discussed the Iran nuclear deal during his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the prime minister's office said.

Israeli PM Naftali Bennett meets Russian Prez Vladimir Putin to discuss Ukraine crisis

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin on Saturday to discuss the Ukraine crisis, his spokesperson said.