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Top UN aid official in Ukraine condemns latest wave of indiscriminate attacks

New York: An escalation of Russian attacks against civilians in Ukraine has brought more death and injuries to southern regions while hampering aid operations, the UN’s top humanitarian official in the country said on Monday.

Ukraine: Military strengthening second line of defence on northern border

Kyiv: The Ukrainian military is strengthening a second line of defence in the Rivne Region near the border with Belarus, filling it with traps against infantry and vehicles as well as planting mines near the Rivne nuclear power plant, Ukrainian media reported on Saturday.

Ukraine: Seven die as Russian missiles hit Pokrovsk town

At least seven people died as two Russian missiles hit residential buildings in the Ukrainian town of Pokrovsk on Monday, officials said on Tuesday.

Russian attacks continue to affect world’s most vulnerable, UN spokesperson says

Attacks against Ukrainian port infrastructure are not isolated and with Russia’s termination of the Black Sea Initiative, are impacting global food prices and affecting the most vulnerable people, a UN spokesperson said on Monday.

Ukraine: War intensifies and so do the needs, says UN relief official

New York: The ongoing attacks on civilian infrastructure in Ukraine are resulting in a surge in humanitarian needs, the top UN humanitarian official for the country said on Monday, urging increased funding to ensure assistance for those in need.

Agencies join forces with deminers to reclaim agricultural land in Ukraine

New York: Ukraine’s severely damaged agricultural sector will receive a boost from two UN agencies they announced on Thursday, partnering with a Swiss mine action foundation to help make land safe and productive again amidst the ongoing Russian invasion.

UN remains focused on ‘critical needs’ of Ukraine’s people

The UN has worked to extend critical humanitarian assistance for the people of Ukraine since day one of the invasion, the Organization’s development chief told the Ukraine Recovery Conference in London on Wednesday.

More air raid warnings issued in Ukraine: Authorities

Kyiv: Air raid warnings have been declared in multiple Ukrainian regions overnight, according to air raid data from the country’s Ministry of Digital Transformation.

Cyprus says it will not send arms to Ukraine

Nicosia: No Russian arms held by Cyprus' National Guard will be sent to Ukraine, government spokesman Konstantinos Letymbiotis has said on Friday.

Ukraine seeks UNESCO support for post-war cultural renaissance

New York: Nearly $7 billion will be required over the next decade to rebuild the cultural sector in war-ravaged Ukraine, the head of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) said during a visit to the country this week.

Ukraine: General Assembly resumes emergency special session, taking up new text to end war

New York: On the eve of the one-year mark of the ongoing war in Ukraine, the UN General Assembly resumed its eleventh emergency special session on Wednesday to consider a new draft resolution aimed at restoring peace.

Ukraine needs ‘implementable’ peace, Security Council hears, meeting on anniversary of Minsk accord

New York: While a peaceful resolution is desperately needed to the war in Ukraine, any agreement reached must be tangible, implementable and address the conflict’s root causes, officials told the Security Council on Friday, citing lessons learned from the fate of the so-called Minsk accords.

UN aims to boost aid to frontline areas of Ukraine; Black Sea grain exports near 18 million tonnes

New York: The UN on Wednesday said that it aims to increase the number of inter-agency convoys providing aid to parts of Ukraine “close to the frontlines”, in support of work being carried out by local organisations and volunteers.

Ukraine war: No chance for serious peace negotiations yet, says UN chief

New York: The UN Secretary-General said on Wednesday that he did not believe that there was an opportunity yet, to organise “a serious peace negotiation” between the warring parties in Ukraine, nearly a year on from Russia’s full-scale invasion.

US providing Ukraine 4,000 Zuni aircraft rockets: Pentagon

Washington: The United States is providing Ukraine with 4,000 Zuni rockets for use by its air assets, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia Laura Cooper said on Friday.