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Russia detains IS bomber plotting terror attack in India

Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) said that it has detained an Islamic State (IS) suicide bomber who was plotting a terror attack in India, the media reported.

  • Monday, 22 August 2022
Ukraine needs to implement 107 regulations under Association Agreement with EU
Ukraine needs to implement 107 regulations under Association Agreement with EU

The Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU entered into force on September 1, 2017, which enables Kiev and Brussels to cooperate in areas such as trade, defence, taxation, border control and the fight against terrorism, Xinhua news agency reported.

  • Friday, 12 August 2022
Vladimir Putin warns Macron, Scholz about danger of pumping Ukraine with Western weapons
Ukraine intel claims Putin using body double

This week, Ukraine's Major General Kyrylo Budanov appeared on TV to claim to viewers that Putin's height and ears have changed in recent appearances, The Sun reported.

  • Friday, 05 August 2022
Russia accuses US of direct role in Ukraine war
Russia accuses US of direct role in Ukraine war

In April, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said US President Joe Biden's decision to supply Ukraine with billions of dollars worth of arms meant "Nato, in essence, is engaged in a war with Russia through a proxy and is arming that proxy".

  • Tuesday, 02 August 2022
Russia to pull out of ISS after 2024, to build its own space station
Russia to pull out of ISS after 2024, to build its own space station

According to Yuri Borisov, the new head of Russia's state space corporation Roscosmos, the country will begin to form the Russian Orbital Service Station (ROSS)

  • Wednesday, 27 July 2022
Russia to pull out of ISS after 2024, to build its own space station
Russia to pull out of ISS after 2024, to build its own space station

According to Yuri Borisov, the new head of Russia's state space corporation Roscosmos, the country will begin to form the Russian Orbital Service Station (ROSS) by that time, reports Tass news agency.

  • Tuesday, 26 July 2022
White House
White House announces $270 mn security assistance to Ukraine

The new round of aid includes four "High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems" (HIMARS) and additional ammunition for the HIMARS, four command post vehicles, 36,000 rounds of 105mm ammunition, 3,000 anti-armor weapons as well as up to 580 "Phoenix Ghost" tactical unmanned aerial systems.

  • Saturday, 23 July 2022
Vladimir Putin
Russia, Ukraine sign deal to resume grain exports

The deal was first signed by Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu with his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar and the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, and later by Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov with the other two sides

  • Saturday, 23 July 2022
G20 members denounce Russia's war against Ukraine
G20 members denounce Russia's war against Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Sunday said that Russia started a war and does not want to end it, whereas Ukraine is defending its own land and fighting for peace.

  • Sunday, 17 July 2022
346 kids killed in Ukraine since beginning of war
346 kids killed in Ukraine since beginning of war

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".

  • Thursday, 07 July 2022
Ukraine
339 kids killed in Ukraine since war began

It also said that bombing and shelling by the Russian armed forces has so far damaged 2,061 educational institutions, 213 of which have been completely destroyed.

  • Sunday, 26 June 2022
India–Russia relations
Russia looks East, describes India as one of the new centres of power

The Russian Defence Ministry also announced today that its troops will open a 12-hour humanitarian corridor for the evacuation of the civilian population of Severodonetsk on Wednesday.

  • Wednesday, 15 June 2022
Russia launches airstrikes on Kyiv for the first time in five weeks
Russia launches airstrikes on Kyiv for the first time in five weeks

Several explosions were heard around the eastern Kyiv suburbs of Darnytskyi and Dniprovskyi early on Sunday morning, wounding one person. The strikes represented a change of tack on the part of the invading forces, The Guardian reported.

  • Sunday, 05 June 2022
Grounding of Russian passenger plane due to pvt lawsuit: SL PM
Grounding of Russian passenger plane due to pvt lawsuit: SL PM

Wickremesinghe conveyed this information via the Secretary of the Foreign Ministry, while the Justice Minister has directed to expedite the case.

  • Sunday, 05 June 2022
Zelensky
Russian troops control about 20% of Ukraine's territory: Zelensky

At the same time, the President noted that Russia had launched the war against Ukraine eight years ago. From 2014 to February 24, 2022, Russia controlled almost 43,000 square km of Ukraine's territory - Crimea and a third of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

  • Thursday, 02 June 2022
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