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Ukraine: Russian Nobel winner praises UNICEF as ‘excellent’ choice to distribute $103.5 million auction proceeds

New York: The Nobel Peace Prize winner Dmitry Muratov who auctioned off his gold medal to raise money for child refugees on Monday, has told UN News that the record-breaking sale of $103.5 million proved that “sometimes humanity can come together, and show solidarity”.

Ukraine: After 100 days of war, Guterres calls for end to violence, as UN works to free up vital food and fertilizer exports

New York: As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine entered its 100th day on Friday, António Guterres marked the grim milestone with a renewed call for an immediate end to the violence, while the United Nations kept up its push to secure food and fertilizer exports from the war-torn region to the wider world, amid rising levels of food insecurity.

Ukraine: ‘Perfect storm’ threatens economic devastation in developing world

Russia’s continued invasion of Ukraine is causing immense suffering and devastation there, but also creating a “perfect storm” which could devastate the economies of “many developing countries”, the UN chief warned on Wednesday.

Mariupol evacuations ‘a glimmer of hope’ in Ukraine war

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.

Ukraine: UN rights office probe spotlights harrowing plight of civilians

New York: Almost 76 days since Russia invaded Ukraine, countless civilians remain caught up in the horror and destruction of war, UN rights investigators said on Tuesday.

Guterres expresses solidarity as Moldova grapples with fallout of Russia’s war in Ukraine

New York: Moldova, the most fragile of war-torn Ukraine’s neighbors, needs and deserves massive support to match its generosity as a recipient of nearly half a million refugees, and to preserve its own stability, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday.

Ukraine: UN chief condemns school attack; welcomes new evacuees from Mariupol

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.

Justin Trudeau visits Ukraine, meets President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Kyiv: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday visited Kyiv, Ukraine, where he met President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, amid the ongoing Russian invasion.

7.7 million people displaced inside Ukraine, warns UN relief chief, as aid conference raises $6.5 billion

New York: Humanitarian needs continue to rise in war-torn Ukraine where an estimated 7.7 million people are now internally displaced, UN emergency relief chief Martin Griffiths said on Thursday.

'Over 4 million people fled Ukraine since Feb 24': Ukrainian border guard

Kyiv/UNI/Sputnik: Over 4 million people have left Ukraine through checkpoints controlled by Kyiv since Feb 24, Ukrainian border guard spokesman Andriy Demchenko said on Thursday.

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visits Ukraine, meets President Zelenskyy in Kyiv

Kyiv:  US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Ukraine and met President Zelenskyy in the latest show of support against the fight against Russian aggression by a senior Western politician.

Humanitarians seek $2.25 billion for Ukraine response

New York: Humanitarians have launched a renewed appeal for war-ravaged Ukraine that calls for $2.25 billion to provide assistance and protection to nearly nine million people, the UN announced on Monday.

World Bank assesses $60bln worth of damage in Ukraine

Washington: The World Bank Group assesses that Ukraine has taken $60 billion worth of damage in the ongoing conflict in the country, President David Malpass said.

Ukraine: Aid agencies step up relief deliveries as humanitarian situation worsens

New York: Amidst devastating Russian shelling and attacks on health care facilities and personnel, UN aid agencies said on Tuesday that they continue to mobilize inside Ukraine in an effort to help the country’s most vulnerable people.

Guterres appeals for urgent humanitarian ceasefire in Ukraine

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has again called for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Ukraine to allow delivery of life-saving aid as well as evacuations, his spokesperson said on Monday.