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Russia-Ukraine crisi
Ukraine's Capital May Be Seized This Weekend

The Ukrainian capital is expected to be surrounded by Russian forces this weekend and the country's resistance effectively crippled, US security officials fear.

AI Planning To Operate Two Flights To Bucharest To Evacuate Indians Stranded In Ukraine
AI Planning To Operate Two Flights To Bucharest To Evacuate Indians Stranded In Ukraine

The distance from the Ukraine-Romania border to Bucharest is approximately 500 kilometres and it takes anywhere between seven to nine hours to cover the distance by road.

Bitcoin Helping Russia Evade Financial Sanctions, Putin May Legalise Crypto
Bitcoin Helping Russia Evade Financial Sanctions, Putin May Legalise Crypto

Bitcoin surged to $39,000 in a quick rally following Biden's sanctions after dipping below $35,000 on Thursday when Putin declared war on Ukraine.

Anwesh Upadhyaya
Indian Chess Player Anwesh Upadhyaya Stuck In War-Torn Ukraine, Family In Odisha Worried

"My parents over in India are a worried lot and that's why I had planned to leave in the first week of March," he added about his family which is based in Bhubaneswar.

UNSC To Vote On Resolution Condemning Russian Invasion In Ukraine
UNSC To Vote On Resolution Condemning Russian Invasion In Ukraine; US Says Fully Expect Moscow To Veto

Russia had called for the procedural vote to determine whether the open meeting should go ahead. Russia and China voted against the meeting while India, Gabon and Kenya abstained. All other 10 Council members -- including Norway, France, the US, the UK, France, Ireland, Brazil and Mexico -- voted in favour of the meeting going through.

Ukraine-Russia War
More Explosions Heard In Central Kyiv

Mayor Vitali Klitschko tweeted that three people were injured, one was in critical condition after missile debris hit a residential building.

UNGA President Calls On Russia, Ukraine To Settle Disputes Through Dialogue
UNGA President Calls On Russia, Ukraine To Settle Disputes Through Dialogue

"I renew my call to all member states to uphold their obligations under international law and international humanitarian law," said the UNGA president.

NASA
Sanctions On Russia Won't Affect ISS Operations: NASA

"NASA continues working with all our international partners, including the State Space Corporation Roscosmos, for the ongoing safe operations of the International Space Station," NASA spokesperson Joshua Finch said in an emailed statement to Space.com.

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Putin Demands Loyalty From Oligarchs After Prominent Figures Speak Out Against Conflict

Biden unveiled a series of economic and strategic sanctions on Russia at his news conference declaring, "This is going to impose a severe cost on the Russian economy, both immediately and over time".

External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar
Dialogue, Diplomacy Best Way Forward To Defuse Ukraine Crisis: India

Jaishankar is also understood to have apprised Lavrov of the importance India attached to the safe evacuation of around 16,000 Indians from Ukraine.

Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant
Russian Forces Have Seized Control Of Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant After A 'Fierce Battle'

Turkey reported that one of its ships had been hit by a 'bomb' off the coast of Odessa, where fighting is also going on. Turkey is a member of NATO, underlining fears that the war in Ukraine could quickly spread in other states and spark an all-out conflict in Europe.

Ukrain-Russia Crisis
Russian Devotees Offer Prayers To Lord Jagannath To End War With Ukraine

They sat at Lion's Gate at Jagannath Temple on Thursday and offered puja for the protection of people in Ukraine. They were offered the Mahaprasad cooked in the temple.

NATO's Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg
NATO To Step Up Presence In Eastern Part Of Alliance, Not Inside Ukraine

Earlier, NATO's Ambassadors said in a statement they had decided "in line with our defensive planning to protect all allies, to take additional steps to further strengthen deterrence and defense across the Alliance".

Russia-Ukrain Crisis
US Aviation Regulator Expands No-Fly Zone To Include Ukraine, Belarus, Parts Of Russia

NOTAM is a notice containing information essential to personnel concerned with flight operations but not known far enough in advance to be publicised by other means, Xinhua news agency reported.

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Putin Discusses Ukraine Issue With State Leaders

Putin on Thursday authorised "a special military operation" in the Donbas region, and Ukraine confirmed that military targets across the country were under attack.

Ukraine-Russia Crisis
Kyiv Plunges Into Chaos As Russia Launches 'Special Military Operation'

Oksana, a 40-year-old manager, said she was hiding in an underground parking area after an air defence alarm in Kyiv.

Joe Biden
Biden Announces Additional Sanctions Against Russia, More Troops To Europe Amid Ukraine Crisis

The US President tweeted that he and his G7 counterparts had agreed to move forward on what he called "devastating packages of sanctions and other economic measures" against Russia.

PM Modi & Russian President Putin
Ukraine Crisis: PM Modi Speaks To Putin, Calls For Immediate Cessation Of Violence

Prime Minister Modi appealed for an immediate cessation of violence, and called for concerted efforts from all sides to return to the path of diplomatic negotiations and dialogue, it said.

Russia Ukraine Conflict
Why The Russia-Ukraine War Matters To Us

With crude oil rates soaring sky high, all major economies of the world are at risk of financial stress. This would be an additional blow to the Indian economy badly hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Biden Condemns Russia
Biden Condemns Russia For 'Unjustified' Attack On Ukraine, Says US And Allies Will Impose 'Devastating' Sanctions

Putin said Russia's move came in response to threats emanating from Ukraine. He also warned other countries that if they attempted to interfere with the Russian military operation they would see consequences they have never seen .

Ukraine-Russia Crisis: PM Modi Speaks To Putin, Calls For Immediate Cessation Of Violence
Ukraine-Russia Crisis: PM Modi Speaks To Putin, Calls For Immediate Cessation Of Violence

Russia's special military operation in Ukraine is a "forced measure" and it was left without other options, President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday while assuring the worried international community that Moscow did not intend to "damage" the global economic system.

Ukraine Calls On The EU To Urgently Provide Air-Defence, Anti-Missile Systems
Ukraine Calls On The EU To Urgently Provide Air-Defence, Anti-Missile Systems

As well as an appeal to end "business as usual" with Russia, Kyiv wants the EU to open its emergency aid system (the civil protection mechanism) to Ukrainians, The Guardian reported.

Bloodied Civilians Stagger Through The Streets In Ukraine
Bloodied Civilians Stagger Through The Streets In Ukraine

The Russian Defence Ministry has claimed that it is not targeting cities or civilians and in a warped attempt to reassure Ukrainians, it said there is 'no threat to the population' because Moscow's forces are using precision weapons, the report said.

Russian Attack On Ukraine: PM Modi Chairs Meeting Of Cabinet Committee On Security
Russian Attack On Ukraine: PM Modi Chairs Meeting Of Cabinet Committee On Security

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and PK Mishra, the principal secretary to the prime minister, also attended the meeting.

I Don't Know How Much Longer My Country Will Exist: Ukraine President
I Don't Know How Much Longer My Country Will Exist: Ukraine President

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba issued a statement in which he asserted that Moscow "has just launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine."

Fire Near Ukrainian Defence Intelligence HQ
Fire Near Ukrainian Defence Intelligence HQ

A residential building in Chuguev was destroyed after it was shelled. Footage has emerged which shows the devastation being inflicted by the Russian military, BBC reported.

Russian Civilian Ships Attacked By Ukraine Missiles
Russian Civilian Ships Attacked By Ukraine Missiles

Russian maritime traffic authorities had earlier banned all travel in the Sea of Azov due to the country's ongoing military operation in Ukraine.

Ukraine President Likens Russian Attack To Nazi Invasion
Ukraine President Likens Russian Attack To Nazi Invasion

He asked the people of Ukraine to support the national armed forces, including by taking up arms and preparing for a fight. He promised to lift personal sanctions, which he had imposed previously, from anyone willing to defend Ukraine, RT reported.

India looking For Alternative Routes To Evacuate Stranded Nationals From Ukraine
India looking For Alternative Routes To Evacuate Stranded Nationals From Ukraine

India started planes to evacuate citizens living in Ukraine since the war-like situation emerged. A special flight landed in Delhi earlier, carrying 182 Indians.

 US President Joe Biden
Russia Will Have To Pay 'Heavy Price' If It Invades Ukraine, Warns US President

Biden stressed being prepared about cyberattacks, "grey-zone" attacks, and actions by Russian soldiers not wearing their own uniforms. He alleged that Russia has a long history of using measures other than overt military action to carry out aggression.

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