Moscow/IBNS: Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday surveyed drills carried out by his nuclear-capable forces as Moscow raised "unverified" claims to India and China that Ukraine was developing a "dirty bomb."
New York: Russia’s military escalation in Ukraine will lead to more suffering worldwide and must be reversed, said the UN’s political affairs chief on Friday, adding that further talk of possible nuclear weapons use could lead to a “dangerous spiral”.
Russian President Vladimir Putin declared martial law on Wednesday in the four regions Russia has annexed and given additional emergency powers to the heads of the Russian regions, AFP reported.
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.
In a major setback for Moscow, Russia today abandoned Lyman, in the east of Ukraine, for fear of getting surrounded.
The United States has sanctioned 1000 Russian citizens after Moscow formally annexed four territories of Ukraine on Friday.
Kyiv: Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday said that Kyiv is requesting expeditious NATO membership after Russia formally annexed four Moscow-held territories of Ukraine, media reports said.
Almost seven months to the day since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, UN-appointed independent human rights investigators said that war crimes have indeed been committed in the conflict.
New York: Strongly denouncing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, United States President Joe Biden warned United Nations Member States on Wednesday that “if a nation can pursue imperial ambitions without consequences, then we put at risk everything this great institution stands for.”
New York: President Emmanuel Macron of France on Tuesday called Russia’s invasion of Ukraine a return to “imperialism” and said that those who remained silent or were “secretly complicit” were engaging in a “new cynicism” that was eroding the global order.
New York: A top UN-appointed human rights expert on Thursday raised the issue of an alleged “double standard” in Poland and Belarus towards those forced to flee the war in Ukraine.
Kyiv: Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, who has been hailed as a symbol of resistance against the Russian invasion by the Western powers, is currently facing social media trolls after he posed for a photoshoot for the iconic Vogue magazine with his wife and First Lady Olena Zelenska.
Kyiv/UNI: Both Ukraine and Russia have claimed that they have control over Ukraine's eastern city of Lysychansk, BBC reported on Sunday.
Moscow/Beijing: Russia has sold crude oil to Beijing at a discounted rate, making it the biggest supplier of oil to China.
Brussels/IBNS: Canada’s Minister of National Defence Anita Anand, during her participation in the United States-led Ukraine Defense Contact Group meeting, announced that her country would provide military aid valued at approximately $9 million to Ukraine with 10 replacement barrels to enable the sustainment of M777 howitzer artillery guns.