Tag: Russia

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
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