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Explosions rock area of Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant: IAEA
Explosions rock area of Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant: IAEA

The Zaporizhzhia NPP, one of the largest nuclear power plants in Europe, has been under the control of Russian forces since March.

  • Monday, 21 November 2022
'Russia suspends, not withdraws from grain export deal with Ukraine'
'Russia suspends, not withdraws from grain export deal with Ukraine'

The Ministry also accused Kiev of launching military attacks via the humanitarian route.

  • Tuesday, 01 November 2022
British Navy behind gas pipeline blast
British navy involved in Nord Stream 2 'terrorist attack': Russia

The accusation follows the Russian Foreign Ministry's claim that NATO conducted a military exercise during the summer, close to the location where the undersea explosions occurred, RT reported.

  • Saturday, 29 October 2022
Ukraine
Ukrainians asked to 'charge everything' as missile strikes hit power plants

The company also appealed to Ukrainians to stock up with water and ensure they have "warm socks and blankets and hugs for family and friends".

  • Thursday, 20 October 2022
Vladimir Putin
Putin imposes martial law in former Ukrainian regions

The Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics, as well as Kherson and Zaporozhye regions, already had martial law in place when they became part of Russia, Putin said.

  • Wednesday, 19 October 2022
PM Modi with Russian President Vladimir Putin
Why India must maintain an independent foreign policy, not succumb to pressure on Ukraine

On October 11, the G7 issued a statement on Ukraine in the wake of Russia's recent attacks which they condemned, as also the annexation by Moscow of four Ukrainian regions.

  • Monday, 17 October 2022
Russia military range shooting leaves 11 dead, 15 wounded
Russia military range shooting leaves 11 dead, 15 wounded

The Russian Defence Ministry called the incident a terrorist attack.

  • Sunday, 16 October 2022
Russia trying to kill Starlink internet services in Ukraine: Musk
Russia trying to kill Starlink internet services in Ukraine: Musk

The world's richest man said that Starlink is currently the primary communications system of the Ukrainian army on the war front.

  • Saturday, 15 October 2022
Russia to start world war 3
Russia warns Ukrainian membership of NATO will start World War 3

Russia has threatened World War Three if its foe Ukraine is granted membership into NATO, a Russian Security Council official was quoted as saying on Thursday, the media reported.

  • Thursday, 13 October 2022
India Abstains From UN Vote Condemning Russia's 'Annexation' Of Ukraine
India abstains from UN vote condemning Russia over Ukraine annexation

A total of 143 members voted in favour of the resolution while five voted against it. As many as 35 abstained from the resolution, including India.

  • Thursday, 13 October 2022
Russia would consider Putin-Biden meeting at G20
Russia would consider Putin-Biden meeting at G20

About the possibility that Turkey could host talks between Russia and the west, Lavrov said Moscow would be willing to listen to any suggestions but could not say in advance whether this would lead to results, The Guardian reported.

  • Tuesday, 11 October 2022
  UNGA
In UNGA, India votes to reject Russia's demand for secret ballot on draft resolution on Ukraine

Moscow's demand for a secret ballot was rejected after 107 UN member states, including India, voted in favour of a recorded vote.

  • Tuesday, 11 October 2022
Vladimir Putin
Russian strikes a response to Ukrainian 'terrorism': Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that any further Ukrainian "terrorist" assaults on Russian soil will be met with a significant military response.

  • Monday, 10 October 2022
Crimean bridge explosion just the beginning: Ukraine
Russia points to Ukraine's 'terrorist nature' after Crimean bridge explosion

Ukraine's reaction to the explosion that damaged the Crimean bridge speaks to the 'terrorist nature' of its leadership, Russia's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has said.

  • Saturday, 08 October 2022
Crimean bridge explosion just the beginning: Ukraine
Crimean bridge explosion just the beginning: Ukraine

Ukrainian officials had earlier threatened to attack the bridge on numerous occasions since Russia launched its ongoing invasion of Kiev on February 24, RT reported.

  • Saturday, 08 October 2022
Hardeep Singh Puri
'India will buy oil from wherever it wants': Hardeep Singh Puri

India has been under pressure from the US-led West to cut its energy buys from Russia. It has stepped up its purchases, instead, to take advantage of the heavy discounts offered by Moscow.

  • Saturday, 08 October 2022
Nobel Peace Prize
Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Ukrainian, Russian & Belarusian campaigners

The recipients of the award are human rights advocate Ales Bialiatski from Belarus, the Russian human rights organisation Memorial and the Ukrainian human rights organisation Center for Civil Liberties.

  • Friday, 07 October 2022
PM Modi speaks to Ukraine President Zelenskyy
PM Modi speaks to Ukraine President Zelenskyy

Modi underlined the importance of respecting the UN Charter, international law, and the sovereignty and territorial integrity of all states.

  • Tuesday, 04 October 2022
US imposes new sanctions on Russia as Moscow annexes Ukrainian regions
US imposes new sanctions on Russia as Moscow annexes Ukrainian regions

While announcing the sanctions, the Department said that it it has also issued new guidance that "warns of the heightened sanctions risk that international actors outside of Russia would face for providing political or economic support to Russia

  • Saturday, 01 October 2022
India's Permanent Representative Ruchira Kamboj
India abstains on UNSC resolution condemning Russia's referendum to annex Ukraine areas

India's abstention came a fortnight after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had emphatically spoken to Russia's President Vladimir Putin

  • Saturday, 01 October 2022
Vladimir Putin
Russia calls on Kiev to return to negotiations: Putin

Moscow is ready for talks with Kiev, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday at a ceremony for the signing of treaties.

  • Friday, 30 September 2022
Russia School Shooting
Deadly school shooting in Russia claims 13 lives

A deadly shooting at a school in the Russian city of Izhevsk on Monday claimed the lives of at least 13 people, including seven students, while injuring several others, the country's Investigative Committee has confirmed.

  • Monday, 26 September 2022
In implied criticism of Russia, Jaishankar says India on side of those respecting UN Charter
In implied criticism of Russia, Jaishankar says India on side of those respecting UN Charter

By saying that India is with the side that "respects the UN Chart" that outlaws war, he planted India on the side that is not Russia's -- and diplomatically -- if cryptically -- avoided having to name Moscow while making the stance public.

  • Sunday, 25 September 2022
Pakistani PM Shehbaz Sharif
Russia offered to provide wheat to Pakistan: Khawaja Asif

The minister's statement came a day after Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and his delegation returned from the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Uzbekistan.

  • Sunday, 18 September 2022
Chinese President Xi Jinping
China willing to make efforts with Russia to assume the role of great powers, Xi tells Putin

Putin likewise praised the "multifaceted ties" the two countries have forged, in particular their trade relationship. Highlighting the exchange of $140 billion in trade with Beijing last year, he noted that the volume had increased 25 per cent in the first half of 2022 and said he hoped the figure could reach $200 billion by the end of the year.

  • Thursday, 15 September 2022
Russia ready to donate potash fertilizers to developing countries: Vladimir Putin
Russia ready to donate potash fertilizers to developing countries: Vladimir Putin

Large quantities of Russian fertilizers have accumulated in European ports due to sanctions, Putin added.

  • Saturday, 10 September 2022
EU ready to suspend visa agreement with Russia: Report
EU ready to suspend visa agreement with Russia: Report

EU foreign ministers are set to give the suspension political backing at a two-day informal meeting in Prague on Tuesday and Wednesday, the Financial Times said, citing three officials involved in the talks.

  • Monday, 29 August 2022
Russia blocks final declaration of nuclear treaty review conference
Russia blocks final declaration of nuclear treaty review conference

At the four-week conference, some states and non-governmental organisations had hoped to establish binding deadlines for the dismantling of nuclear weapons worldwide.

  • Saturday, 27 August 2022
Russia
Russia detains IS bomber plotting terror attack in India

Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) said that it has detained an Islamic State (IS) suicide bomber who was plotting a terror attack in India, the media reported.

  • Monday, 22 August 2022
Ukraine needs to implement 107 regulations under Association Agreement with EU
Ukraine needs to implement 107 regulations under Association Agreement with EU

The Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU entered into force on September 1, 2017, which enables Kiev and Brussels to cooperate in areas such as trade, defence, taxation, border control and the fight against terrorism, Xinhua news agency reported.

  • Friday, 12 August 2022
Vladimir Putin warns Macron, Scholz about danger of pumping Ukraine with Western weapons
Ukraine intel claims Putin using body double

This week, Ukraine's Major General Kyrylo Budanov appeared on TV to claim to viewers that Putin's height and ears have changed in recent appearances, The Sun reported.

  • Friday, 05 August 2022
Russia accuses US of direct role in Ukraine war
Russia accuses US of direct role in Ukraine war

In April, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said US President Joe Biden's decision to supply Ukraine with billions of dollars worth of arms meant "Nato, in essence, is engaged in a war with Russia through a proxy and is arming that proxy".

  • Tuesday, 02 August 2022
Russia to pull out of ISS after 2024, to build its own space station
Russia to pull out of ISS after 2024, to build its own space station

According to Yuri Borisov, the new head of Russia's state space corporation Roscosmos, the country will begin to form the Russian Orbital Service Station (ROSS)

  • Wednesday, 27 July 2022
Russia to pull out of ISS after 2024, to build its own space station
Russia to pull out of ISS after 2024, to build its own space station

According to Yuri Borisov, the new head of Russia's state space corporation Roscosmos, the country will begin to form the Russian Orbital Service Station (ROSS) by that time, reports Tass news agency.

  • Tuesday, 26 July 2022
White House
White House announces $270 mn security assistance to Ukraine

The new round of aid includes four "High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems" (HIMARS) and additional ammunition for the HIMARS, four command post vehicles, 36,000 rounds of 105mm ammunition, 3,000 anti-armor weapons as well as up to 580 "Phoenix Ghost" tactical unmanned aerial systems.

  • Saturday, 23 July 2022
Vladimir Putin
Russia, Ukraine sign deal to resume grain exports

The deal was first signed by Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu with his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar and the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, and later by Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov with the other two sides

  • Saturday, 23 July 2022
G20 members denounce Russia's war against Ukraine
G20 members denounce Russia's war against Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Sunday said that Russia started a war and does not want to end it, whereas Ukraine is defending its own land and fighting for peace.

  • Sunday, 17 July 2022
346 kids killed in Ukraine since beginning of war
346 kids killed in Ukraine since beginning of war

The Office however, said that the figures were "not final, as work continues to establish the data in places of active hostilities and in the temporarily occupied and liberated territories".

  • Thursday, 07 July 2022
Ukraine
339 kids killed in Ukraine since war began

It also said that bombing and shelling by the Russian armed forces has so far damaged 2,061 educational institutions, 213 of which have been completely destroyed.

  • Sunday, 26 June 2022
India–Russia relations
Russia looks East, describes India as one of the new centres of power

The Russian Defence Ministry also announced today that its troops will open a 12-hour humanitarian corridor for the evacuation of the civilian population of Severodonetsk on Wednesday.

  • Wednesday, 15 June 2022
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