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Tag: Russia Ukraine Conflict

Ukraine Crisis: Brent Crude Oil Rates Touch 14-Year High To $130 A barrel
Ukraine Crisis: Brent Crude Oil Rates Touch 14-Year High To $130 A barrel

"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."

Ukraine Ready To Discuss 'Non-NATO Models'
Ukraine Ready To Discuss 'Non-NATO Models'

Amid the ongoing war, Ukraine and Russia held two rounds of talks on February 28 and March 3, and are expected to have the third round of negotations on Monday.

Americans Providing Encrypted Communications Equipment To Zelensky: Report
Americans Providing Encrypted Communications Equipment To Zelensky: Report

The report went on to say that as Zelensky "tries to stay out of the hands of Russian forces in Kiev", he "travels with encrypted communications equipment, provided by the Americans".

Ukraine President Zelenskyy Speaks With PM Modi, Seeks Indias Support At UNSC
PM Modi To Speak With Ukrainian President Zelenskyy

Since the war began, Modi has also spoken to Russian President Vladimir Putin twice during which he urged the latter to give a safe passage to Indian nationals from Kharkiv, Sumy and Odessa.

TikTok Suspends Livestreaming In Russia
TikTok Suspends Livestreaming In Russia

Meanwhile, the US-based video game holding company Activision Blizzard has announced that it is suspending new sales "of and in" its games in Russia.

Russian Soldier
Russian Troops Will Attempt To Occupy Kiev In Next Few Days: Official

Denysenko's remarks on Sunday came as Russia has continued its invasion of Ukraine, with continued shelling and attacks across the country, including major cities.

MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi
No Indian Left In Kharkiv: MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs on Saturday said that no Indian is now left in the war torn Ukraine's Kharkiv region.

First Russian General Killed In Ukraine War
Russia Declares Ceasefire In Ukraine For Civilians' Evacuation

As was agreed by the Ukrainian side, the humanitarian corridors will allow the exit of civilians from Mariupol and Volnovakha in south Ukraine, the Ministry said, without disclosing how long the ceasefire will last.

Russia Ready To Evacuate Indian Students, Other Foreign Nationals From Ukraine: Envoy Tells UNSC
Russia Ready To Evacuate Indian Students, Other Foreign Nationals From Ukraine: Envoy Tells UNSC

During the meeting, Russia's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said that the Russian military is doing everything to ensure the peaceful evacuation of foreign nationals stranded in Ukraine.

Russia Blocks Facebook, Meta Hits Back With Pausing All Ads
Russia Blocks Facebook, Meta Hits Back With Pausing All Ads

Russia's communications agency Roskomnadzor on Friday blocked access to Facebook, citing 26 cases of "discrimination against Russian media and information resources by Facebook" since October 2020.

Tasks Of Ukraine Special Operation Will Be Completed In Any Case, Putin To Macron
Russia Wishes To Continue Dialogue With Ukraine: Putin

The President also expressed hope that Kiev will take a "reasonable and constructive stance" during a third round of talks between Russia and Ukraine.

Russia Accuses Ukrainian Nationalists Of Forcibly Holding Over 3,700 Indians
Russia Accuses Ukrainian Nationalists Of Forcibly Holding Over 3,700 Indians

The number of foreign nationals who are being forcibly held by Ukrainian nationalists is shocking. In Kharkiv, this includes 3,189 citizens of India, up to 2,700 citizens of Vietnam, 202 citizens of China. In Sumy, this includes 576 Indian citizens, 101 Ghanaian citizens and 121 Chinese citizens.

Primary Focus On Evacuating Indians From Conflict Zones In Eastern Ukraine: MEA
Primary Focus On Evacuating Indians From Conflict Zones In Eastern Ukraine: MEA

Bagchi said around 20,000 Indians have left Ukraine's borders since India issued its first travel advisories in mid-February.

Russian TV Channels Being Broadcast After Seizing TV Tower In Ukraine Cities
Russian TV Channels Being Broadcast After Seizing TV Tower In Ukraine Cities

The only local TV channel working in the city is UA: Kherson, which is broadcasting the Ukrainian nationwide information marathon. Other regional channels are not currently operating. The situation is similar in other districts of the region.

Removing Russia As A Permanent Member Not On The Cards: White House
Removing Russia As A Permanent Member Not On The Cards: White House

Together with China, France, the UK and the US, Russia is a permanent member of the UN Security Council with a right to veto the body's resolutions. Moscow last used this right a week ago to block an American-sponsored draft, condemning its incursion into Ukraine.

Kherson Mayor Tells Residents To Obey Russian Soldiers
Kherson Mayor Tells Residents To Obey Russian Soldiers

Igor Kolykhaiev, the city's Mayor, said in an update that "armed visitors" had stormed a council meeting and imposed new rules including a strict curfew and urged citizens to follow them. But it was far from clear whether Ukrainian forces had totally withdrawn, with the UK MoD saying Thursday the situation is "unclear".

Russian Forces Trying To Encircle Kiev Amid Intense Fighting
Russian Forces Trying To Encircle Kiev Amid Intense Fighting

In a statement to the local Ukrainska Pravda newspaper, the Kiev-based Centre for Defence Strategies said: "The enemy is trying to encircle the capital with a massive gathering of troops (close to 30 tactical battalions). The biggest threat comes from the north and north west of Kiev (Ivankiv, Vorzel, Bucha, Irpin Hostomil)."

Ukraine crisis: IAF's first evacuation flight with 200 Indians lands in Delhi
Ukraine Crisis: IAF's First Evacuation Flight With 200 Indians Lands In Delhi

India has been evacuating its citizens through special flights from Ukraine's western neighbours such as Romania, Hungary and Poland as the Ukrainian airspace has been shut since February 24 due to the Russian military offensive.

India At UN
India Abstains Again On Ukraine Vote At UN; Resolution Censuring Russia Passes With 141 Votes

This was the fourth abstention by India on a vote on the Ukraine issue at the UN -- the other three at the Security Council where India is an elected member.

Indian Students Leave Ukrainian Cities For Border
Around 17,000 Indian Nationals Have Left Ukraine Border: MEA

Around 17,000 Indian nationals have left war-torn Ukraine through its different borders since the Indian Embassy in Ukraine issued advisories, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Wednesday.

Indian Students Wait For Trains At Kharkiv Station
Students Queue Up At Kharkiv Railway Station As Doors Of Trains Remain Shut

The Indian Embassy in Ukraine has warned the country's students in Kharkiv to immediately leave the city. However, this seems to be difficult as after trudging for miles these students are finding that the doors of the trains passing through the Kharkiv railway station remain closed.

Rocket Strike In Kharkiv
'Walk If No Vehicle, But Leave Kharkiv', Embassy Tells Indians

The Indian Embassy in Ukraine issued a second advisory within an hour asking Indian nationals in Ukraine to leave Kharkhiv any how by 6 p.m. on Wednesday. "If you are not able to get train, bus or any other means of transport, leave Kharkiv on foot by 6 p.m. (Ukrainian time), Indian Embassy in Ukraine told stranded Indian citizens in an "urgent advisory" on Wednesday.

Russian Envoy In India
Russia To Create Safe Passage For Stranded Indians: Russian Envoy

Russia is working to create a safe passage for the stranded Indian nationals in conflict zones in Ukraine, said the Russian Ambassador-designate Denis Alipov on Wednesday.

Indian Embassy In Ukraine
Leave Kharkiv Under All Circumstances By 6 Pm: Indian Embassy To Citizens

In a distress call, the Indian Embassy in Ukraine has directed all stranded citizens to leave the second most populous city, Kharkiv under all circumstances by 6 p.m. (Ukrainian time, IST 9.30 p.m.) on Wednesday.

Russian Troops In Kherson, Ukraine
Russia Seizes Strategically Important City Of Kherson

Russian troops have seized Kherson, a provincial capital in the southern coastal part of Ukraine, the Defense Ministry announced in a briefing on Wednesday, RT reported.

Standing Ovation
WATCH | Standing Ovation For Ukraine President Zelenskyy After His Address At European Parliament

WATCH | Standing Ovation For Ukraine President Zelenskyy After His Address At European Parliament

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French Army Joins!
WATCH VIDEO | French Soldiers Arriving In Romania Amid Russia-Ukraine War

WATCH VIDEO | French Soldiers Arriving In Romania Amid Russia-Ukraine War

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Student From Odisha Stuck In Ukraine
Parents Of Odisha Students In Ukraine Get Anxious After Shelling Takes One Indian’s Life

Archana, who hails from Bhadrak in Odisha reportedly shifted to a bunker from her hostel in Kharkiv city with 200 other Indian students two days back and since then no contact could be established with her as her mobile phone is switched off.

Zelensky Could Order Troops To Lay Down Arms, And There Will Be No Casualties: Kremlin
Zelensky Could Order Troops To Lay Down Arms, And There Will Be No Casualties: Kremlin

Peskov lamented Western attempts to put pressure on Russia over its attack on Ukraine, claiming that the US had induced on its European allies Washington's long-held taste for illegal restrictions.

Ukraine Military Says Russia Faces Heavy Losses, Including 14 Planes, 102 Tanks
Russian Military Warns To Hit Facilities In Kiev, Asks Civilians To Leave

A massive 40-mile long Russian military convoy -- made up of armoured vehicles, tanks, towed artillery and other logistical vehicles -- has reached the outskirts of Kiev, according to satellite images from Maxar Technologies, CNN reported.

Biden Douses Fear Of Nuclear War But Pledge Of Fighter Jets To Ukraine Could Escalate Fighting
Biden Douses Fear Of Nuclear War But Pledge Of Fighter Jets To Ukraine Could Escalate Fighting

Following the presidential order, Russia's ground units, armed with intercontinental ballistic missiles as well as ships from the Northern and Pacific Fleets, were placed on high combat alert, the Russian Defence Ministry confirmed on Monday. The Russian Navy submarines are armed with nuclear missiles.

Russians Have Reached A Dead End And Their Attacks Now Dangerous, Claims Ukraine
Russians Have Reached A Dead End And Their Attacks Now Dangerous, Claims Ukraine

Ukrainian Armed Forces shot down five Russian fighters and a helicopter during their raids in Ukraine on February 28. "Ukrainian fighter jets have intercepted and shot down two Russian jets, while three more Russian jets were shot down by S-300 complexes, during the invaders' raid on Vasylkiv and Brovary. A total of 5 of the invaders' fighter jets were shot down on February 28: these were SU-30s and SU-35s", the Ukraine Defence Ministry said.

Bihar-Origin Russian Lawmaker Claims Ukrainians 'Mistreating' Indians
Bihar-Origin Russian Lawmaker Claims Ukrainians 'Mistreating' Indians

Asked about the nature of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Singh, who hails from Boring Canal road in Patna near the Panchmukhi temple, pointed out that he is a very calm and determined person.

Indian Students Stare At Uncertainty Over Completing MBBS In Ukraine; Govt To Hold Important Meeting
Indian Students Stare At Uncertainty Over Completing MBBS In Ukraine; Govt To Hold Important Meeting

The MBBS programme in Ukraine lasts for six years, and being much affordable in comparison to that in private medical colleges in India, it is a popular choice among Indian students.

Crude Oil Tumbles As Container Ship Stuck In Suez Canal Freed
Brent Crude Breaches $100 Per Barrel Mark Again

On last Friday, a rise in the US oil inventories along with assurance of energy supply from Russia had doused international crude oil prices. Consequently, the price on last Friday came down to $95 per barrel after the Russia-Ukraine war pushed Brent Crude Oil prices to $105 per barrel.

After FB And Insta, YouTube Blocks Russian News Outlets RT, Sputnik
After FB And Insta, YouTube Blocks Russian News Outlets RT, Sputnik

Earlier, Meta (formerly Facebook) blocked Russian state media outlets RT and Sputnik across the European Union.

Gen VK Singh
Ukriane Russia Conflict: Gen VK Singh On Operation Ganga

Ukriane Russia Conflict: Gen VK Singh On Operation Ganga

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Over 100 Guj Students Back From Ukraine So Far, Many Still Stranded
Over 100 Guj Students Back From Ukraine So Far, Many Still Stranded

Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel had on Monday welcomed some of the students who reached the state capital Gandhinagar in a bus from Delhi.

Hardeep Puri Heads For Budapest To Oversee Evacuation
Hardeep Puri Heads For Budapest To Oversee Evacuation

The government has decided to send four Union ministers as the prime minister's envoys to Poland, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia and Moldova to oversee the evacuation of Indians from Ukraine through its border crossings with these countries.

Russians Rush To Turn Their Cash Into Consumer Goods Before Prices Leap Up
Russians Rush To Turn Their Cash Into Consumer Goods Before Prices Leap Up

With its reserves frozen, the Central Bank announced it would more than double its main interest rates to 20 per cent, the highest this century, and force major exporting companies, including large energy producers like Gazprom and Rosneft, to sell 80 per cent of their foreign currency revenues, effectively buying roubles to prop up the currency rate.

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