Russia-Ukraine War is the most severe international conflict since WWII. It began on February 24, today, exactly a year ago unleashing unimaginable economic & human crisis not only in Ukraine but a considerable part of Europe. According to UNHR data, the war has so far claimed lives of over 8,000 civilians and caused injuries to more than 13, 000 people, even though both countries have not released official figures of casualties. India has called upon the nuclear powers to resist attacks and press for peace.
In remarks from the Oval Office, Biden on Wednesday said he was "delighted" to receive Zelensky, who, in turn, offered "all my appreciations from my heart and from the heart of all Ukrainians".
At least two blasts were reported in Kiev, while strikes also hit the central Vinnytsia region, as well as Dnipropetrovsk and Zaporizhzhia in the south-east, and Lviv in the west.
Jaishankar on Tuesday said there is a very deep concern among developing countries about how their energy needs are addressed.
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".
Russia has six Varshavyanka-class submarines (NATO name: Improved Kilo-class) in its Black Sea Fleet (BSF) operating from its submarine base in Crimea's Sevastopol.
Major General Kyrylo Budanov said he believed a turning point in the conflict will come later this summer and will eventually see Putin ousted from office, the Daily Mail reported.
Price increases for food commodities, of which Russia and Ukraine are large producers, and fertilisers, which rely on natural gas as a production input, have been the largest since 2008, the report noted.
In an update to its World Economic Outlook report released in January, the IMF already cut 2022 global growth forecast by 0.5 percentage point to 4.4 per cent amid Omicron surge, as economies grapple with supply disruptions, higher inflation, record debt and persistent uncertainty, Xinhua news agency reported.
Future warfare is likely to be hybrid in nature and the spectrum of conflict will be spread across all domains spanning from conventional to sub-conventional, kinetic to non-kinetic and lethal to non-lethal, all under a nuclear overhang.
Russia-Ukraine Conflict: US President Joe Biden On India’s Stand
The joint statement noted the two leaders expressed their serious concern about the ongoing conflict and humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.
At the same time, it is reported that Kalibr missiles from the waters of the Caspian Sea, as well as from the airspace over the Crimea, the Kinzhal complexes destroyed a large fuel and lubricants storage base near the village of Konstantinovka, Mykolaiv region.
It was Bortnikov and his department who were responsible for analysing the views of the Ukrainian population and the capacity of the Ukrainian army.
The Russian Defense Ministry has presented documents which it said confirm the cooperation between the United States and Ukraine in the production of biological weapons.