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.
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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.
"In Kiev, they were not only preparing for war, for aggression against Russia, against the Donbass, they were waging it. Attempts to organise sabotage and terrorist underground did not stop. In recent years, hostilities have continued in the Donbass, with shelling of peaceful settlements. During this time, almost 14,000 civilians died, including children," Vladimir Putin said.
The statement is no longer being broadcast on air, but a recording can be seen.
Addressing India-France Track 1.5 Dialogue, Shringla said the global strategic outlook appears complicated. "The post World War II security architecture that had largely preserved peace in Europe over the last several decades is now found to be wanting," he said.
Ukraine's military said four Russian helicopters, a jet, and a cruise missile were shot down by its forces which remained in control of all major cities, including the badly-hit southern port of Mariupol and the entire region of Kherson.
There was a rare glimmer of hope in the encircled port city of Mariupol after a convoy of 160 civilian cars left along a designated humanitarian route, the city council reported. Over the past 10 days or so, the lethal siege has pulverized homes and other buildings and left people desperate for food, water, heat and medicine.
Besides the conflict, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will also make a statement on Tuesday on the inadvertent firing of a missile on March 9 that landed in Pakistan.
In Washington, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said at a briefing Monday that while the Biden administration supports Ukraine's participation in the talks with Russia, Russian President Vladimir Putin would have to show signs of de-escalating in order to demonstrate good faith.
"I would say it doesn't undermine our efforts. We have been working to build a global coalition far beyond the G7 and our NATO partners, and had a great deal of success in that. And every country has to decide where they want to stand, where they want to be as we look and the history books are written," Psaki said during her daily news conference.
India has been consistent in calling for an immediate end to all hostilities in Ukraine. Our Prime Minister has repeatedly called for an urgent ceasefire and that there is no other path left but of dialogue and diplomacy, he said.
Satellite images taken by a US firm of a large Russian military convoy near Ukraine's capital Kiev show that it has been "largely dispersed and redeployed", BBC reported.
Putin added that he supports the transfer of "weapons of Western make ended up in the hands of the Russian army" to the troops of the republics of DPR (Donetsk People's Republic) and LPR (Lugansk People's Republic).
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will fly to Turkey's Antalya on Wednesday to attend a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Dmytro Kuleba on Thursday, she said.
"A metal tank is just a fridge at night if you are not running the engine," said Glen Grant, a senior defence expert at the Baltic Security Foundation who advised Ukraine on its military reform.
Besides, the agency cited that Indian rupee (INR), which averaged Rs 75 against the US dollar in February 2022, is expected to average around Rs 76 in March 2022 which might result in a depreciation of 0.29 per cent in 4QFY22 over 3QFY22.
Western intelligence correctly states that the main target for Russian President Vladimir Putin is Zelensky in terms of attacking government quarters and attempting to kill the country's key leader, an advisor to the Head of the Presidents Office said.
The news of the foreign ministers' meeting was received cautiously, given the current state of hostilities. However, with the Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy virtually stating his country will not join the western military alliance North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) - a major issue with the Kremlin - there is a glimmer of hope that there is light at the end of the tunnel.
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Vernadsky Station is Ukraine's only research base in Antarctica and home to 12 scientists, engineers, and support staff who were nearing the end of a 13-month-long expedition when Russia invaded their country
The Security Council held its seventh meeting in two weeks related to the unfolding situation in Ukraine
Earlier Moscow had proposed to evacuate Ukrainians into Russia but this has been rejected by Kiev as a manipulation and propaganda that will put people's life in dange
The Ukrainian military also claimed that Russia was now resorting to psychological warfare, to influence the local residents.
According to Grossi, Sunday's incident has "highlighted once again the risks facing Ukraine's nuclear installations during the armed conflict, adding urgency to an IAEA initiative aimed at ensuring nuclear safety and security in the country".
According to the statement, Gerasimov took part in the Second Chechen War which took place from August 1999 to April 2000, and the Russian military operation in Syria.
Tirumurti underscored it is important that humanitarian action is always guided by the principles of humanitarian assistance - humanity, neutrality, impartiality and independence. These should not be politicised, he said.
Indian citizens, including students, who managed to escape certain death by fleeing from the war-ravaged cities of Ukraine, which have become graveyards, thank the government and their stars on reaching home.
Urging consumers to not resort to panic buying, the Odisha Traders’ Association on Monday said that the State has sufficient stock of Sunflower oil as of now and there is no need to worry.
The Yara International chief executive describes the war as "a catastrophe on top of a catastrophe", highlighting just how vulnerable to shocks the global food supply chain now is.
Meanwhile, India has continued sending relief material to the war-torn nation as part of humanitarian assistance via Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft which are deployed for the evacuations of stranded Indians.
Earlier on Sunday, Ukraine's Internal Affairs Ministry had accused Russian forces of shelling the city, claiming that at least one projectile hit the KIPT, which hosts an experimental neutron source reactor with "37 nuclear fuel elements loaded into its active zone".
"Crude oil prices surged as US and European Union is evaluating to impose the harsh sanctions on Russia including oil import ban. The delay in Iran nuclear deal has also pushed oil prices up with fear of around 11 mb per day of supply may go off-line from the market."