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Tag: Ukraine

Biden authorises largest weapons assistance to Ukraine
Biden authorises largest weapons assistance to Ukraine

The just-announced aid brings total US commitment of security assistance to Ukraine to nearly $9.8 billion since Biden took office, according to the Pentagon

Wheat Grain
World food prices decline amid relief after Ukraine grain exports resume: FAO

World food prices declined dramatically in July following the resumption of grain exports from Ukraine, according to the Rome-based Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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.

Man showing love
Love amidst war: Man gets down on knees, proposes to girlfriend #Watch

In the video, the Ukrainian emergency rescuer is seen getting down on his knees and proposing to his girl in the midst of the sounds of sirens

Volodymyr Zelensky accuses Moscow of attempting to kill as many Ukrainians as possible
Three Indians named in Ukraine's 'Russian Propagandists' list

As per reports, the three individuals were named in a list released on July 14 by the Centre for Countering Disinformation (CCD), a subsidiary of Ukraine's National Security and Defence Council.

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.

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

S Korea extends travel ban on Ukraine, six other countries
S Korea extends travel ban on Ukraine, six other countries

The measure in place for South Korean nationals was slated to expire July 31, its foreign ministry said Monday.

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.

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".

Ukraine War
Ukraine lost 5,500 troops in just two weeks including over 2,000 killed

In just two weeks, Ukraine has lost almost 5,500 troops, including over 2,000 killed, Russian Defence Minister Sergey Shoigu said on Monday while delivering an update on the conflict with Ukraine to President Vladimir Putin.

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.

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.

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.

Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov
Kremlin says US 'adding fuel to fire' by supplying arms to Ukraine

The Ukrainian authorities have long asked the United States to supply high-tech, medium-range rocket systems. Biden said on Tuesday the US is providing Ukraine "more advanced rocket systems and munitions" as its war with Russia grinds on.

Vladimir Putin warns Macron, Scholz about danger of pumping Ukraine with Western weapons
Vladimir Putin warns Macron, Scholz about danger of pumping Ukraine with Western weapons

It is noted that the Russian leader explained the reasons for the difficulties with food supplies, which were the result of the erroneous economic policy of Western countries.

Cannes Film Festival, Volodymyr Zelensky, Russia, Ukraine
'The world needs a new Chaplin', Zelensky tells star-studded Cannes audience

Even as Cannes returned in glamorous form after two years of the pandemic, Zelensky's "passionate rallying cry served as a reminder of the political turmoil still roiling the world," 'Variety' noted.

Russia, Ukraine say their peace talks on hold
Russia, Ukraine say their peace talks on hold

Russia has received no response from Ukraine to its draft treaty, he added.

Indian embassy in Ukraine to resume operation out of Kyiv from May 17
Indian embassy in Ukraine to resume operation out of Kyiv from May 17

India had decided to temporarily relocate the embassy to Poland in view of the rapidly deteriorating security situation in the war-torn country, including the Russian military offensive around Kyiv.

63 IS terrorists surrender in Afghanistan
63 IS terrorists surrender in Afghanistan

The Taliban-led government in Afghanistan said that it will speak to American officials about the fate of the Mi-17 choppers which were designated for Kabul but were given to Ukraine instead.

Trudeau meets Zelensky
Justin Trudeau meets Zelensky in Kiev

The Prime Minister also said Canada will impose new sanctions on 40 Russian individuals and five entities in connection with the Kremlin and Russia's defence sector.

Jill Biden meets Ukrainian First Lady on surprise visit
Jill Biden meets Ukrainian First Lady on surprise visit

The two First Ladies met at a school in Uzhhorod, a town located at the Slovakia-Ukraine border.

Dozens feared dead after Russian bomb levels Ukraine school
Dozens feared dead after Russian bomb levels Ukraine school

The sprawling seaside steel mill where an estimated 2,000 Ukrainian fighters were making a last stand is the only part of the city not under Russian control.

PM Modi
PM Modi appeals to Russia and Ukraine to have ceasefire, take path of dialogue

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday again appealed to Russia and Ukraine to have an immediate ceasefire and to take path of dialogue as his Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen hoped that India will influence Russia to stop the crisis.

Volodymyr Zelensky
Evacuation from Mariupol's Azovstal underway: Ukrainian Prez

He said that the evacuees are set to arrive in southern Ukraine's city of Zaporizhzhia on Monday, Xinhua news agency reported.

Volodymyr Zelensky
Another mass grave with 900 bodies found in Kiev region: Zelensky

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced that another mass grave has been discovered in the Kiev region with 900 bodies.

Ukraine
Canada plans to reopen embassy in Ukraine

Canada closed its embassy in Kiev on February 12 and relocated diplomatic staff to the western city of Lviv.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
Guterres criticises Security Council for failing to prevent Ukraine-Russia war

After his arrival in Ukraine, Guterres also visited Borodyanka, a town north-west of Kiev destroyed due to Russian shelling.

NATO ready to support Ukraine for years to come in war against Russia
NATO ready to support Ukraine for years to come in war against Russia

The Nato chief said Ukraine's allies are preparing to provide it with NATO-standard weapons.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov
Ukraine crisis: Russia warns of nuclear war danger

Russia's starting position is that atomic war should be unacceptable and Moscow successfully persuaded the US and other nuclear powers to agree on that back in January, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov outlined in an interview.

UN chief, Turkish Prez promise to work for peace in Ukraine
UN chief, Turkish Prez promise to work for peace in Ukraine

The UN chief expressed his support for Turkey's ongoing diplomatic efforts in relation to the conflict in Ukraine, Farhan Haq, Guterres' Deputy spokesman, told reporters in New York.

UK Prime Minister Boris John &Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky
UK will provide Ukraine with more military equipment: Johnson tells Zelensky

The Prime Minister also confirmed that the UK will reopen its embassy in Kive next week, a move first announced on Friday.

Russia rejects proposal for Easter truce: Zelensky
Russia rejects proposal for Easter truce: Zelensky

In his latest video address, Zelensky said: "Unfortunately, Russia rejected the proposal to establish an Easter truce.

Russia says Ukraine's Mariupol city captured
Russia says Ukraine's Mariupol city captured

Shoigu said that the Russian forces had announced ceasefires and opened humanitarian corridors for two hours a day for the past two days on Putin's orders to allow those inside the Azovstal plant to leave.

Israel offers to host Russia's Putin and Ukraine's Zelensky to end war
Israel offers to host Russia's Putin and Ukraine's Zelensky to end war

Israel, he said, would consider it "a great honour" to host possible talks between the Russian and Ukrainian heads of state.

Zelensky
Ready for any prisoner swap format to free people from Mariupol: Ukraine

Mariupol, a key Azov Sea port city in eastern Ukraine, saw one of the worst violence in the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

UN chief calls for 4-day pause in fighting in Ukraine during Easter
UN chief calls for 4-day pause in fighting in Ukraine during Easter

The sculpture is the first thing that many visitors to UN headquarters in New York see as they enter the compound and symbolises the world body's commitment to world peace, Xinhua news agency reported.

Russia
Russia expels diplomats from Netherlands, Belgium, Austria

The ministry also summoned the ambassador of Luxembourg, saying Moscow "reserves the right to retaliate" for Luxembourg's expulsion of an employee at the Russian Embassy.

Six killed in missile strikes on Ukraine's Lviv
Six killed in missile strikes on Ukraine's Lviv

Efforts are underway to extinguish the fire caused by the strikes, Kozytsky said.

Ukraine-returned students in Odisha torn between hope and despair
Ukraine-returned students in Odisha torn between hope and despair

Around 50 such students of the State met Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan in Bhubaneswar, seeking the government’s intervention to find a way out to end the problems surrounding their career. 

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