Sanctions against Russia could undermine the global dominance of the US dollar, according to Gita Gopinath, the First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Russia's envoy to South Korea warned the two countries' cooperative ties could "change course," after Seoul announced its decision on Monday to join a sanctions campaign to hold Moscow accountable for its invasion of Ukraine.
After Facebook, Russia has now blocked Twitter to stifle the flow of information as its invasion of Ukraine escalates. Twitter said it is aware of the restriction being imposed on the platform in Russia.
Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk has activated Starlink, his commercial internet network, in Ukraine, with "more terminals en route". "Starlink service is now active in Ukraine. More terminals en route," Musk wrote on Twitter.
The Russian Armed Forces have destroyed 975 Ukrainian military infrastructure objects, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said Sunday.
Russian forces have entered Kharkiv, Ukraine's second-largest city, local officials say, BBC reported. The head of the Kharkiv regional administration, Oleg Sinegubov, said that light military vehicles had "broken into the city".
There have been reports that an oil depot had been blown up at Vasylkiv Air Base. The city which sits around 40 kilometers south west of Kyiv, close to a key airport, Daily Mail reported.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called on the European Union (EU) to grant Ukraine membership into the bloc.
"The Ukrainian side has refused to negotiate. This Saturday afternoon Russian forces have resumed their advance in accordance with the plan of the operation," Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Saturday.
Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky had an ominous warning for his European counterparts in a video conference call on Thursday night, Sky News reported.
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External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and his Ukrainian counterpart Dmytro Kuleba on Friday discussed the prevailing situation in the east European country which is under attack from Russia, along with the measures to evacuate stranded Indian nationals from there.
Ukraine's Defence Ministry said "the enemy" were in the district of Obolon, about 9km (5.5miles) north of Kiev's parliament in the city centre, the report said.
Some 18,000 guns with ammunition have been distributed to reservists in the Kyiv region alone since the Russian invasion began early Thursday, according to Ukrainian authorities, CNN reported.
RSS national executive member Indresh Kumar on Friday appealed to the government to join hands with other countries and build pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin to "immediately" stop the military offensive against Ukraine.