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Russian President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine on 24 February 2022. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy urged the NATO members to bring pressure and impose harsh sanctions on Russia. This Cold War geopolitical roiling global markets.

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Iranian advisors helping Russians killed, says Ukraine

Oleksiy Danilov, secretary of Ukraine’s national security and defence council, stated that Iranians were present in Crimea to help Russia...


Ukraine scrambles to restore Russia-hit power grid

Much of Ukraine remained without heat or power after the most devastating Russian air strikes on its energy grid so far, and in Kyiv...


Ukrainian President addresses UN meet on Russian attacks

Addressing the UN Security Council via videolink, Ukraine President Zelenskyy accused Russia of "crimes against humanity" after a new...


US senators urge Biden to reconsider selling Ukraine 'lethal' drones

A bipartisan group of 16 United States senators has asked the Biden administration to carefully reconsider Ukraine’s request for lethal...


Ukraine detains man accused of freeing Kherson inmates

Ukrainian investigators have detained a prison official in the recently liberated city of Kherson suspected of committing treason by...


Zelenskyy visits liberated Kherson, says probe reveals over 400 Russian war crimes

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that investigators had uncovered more than 400 Russian war crimes and found the bodies of both...


Russia begins troop withdrawal from Kherson

Russia has ordered its troops to withdraw from the city of Kherson in southern Ukraine in a further blow to its campaign amid a Ukrainian...


Jaishankar begins two-day Russia visit

Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar arrived in Moscow for a two-day visit to Russia yesterday to hold talks with his counterpart...


India abstains from another resolution involving Ukraine

India has abstained on yet another resolution involving Ukraine, this time a motion sponsored by Russia at the UNSC that the US and Ukraine...


Jaishankar holds talks on Ukraine, counterterrorism with Blinken

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken held a conversation with S. Jaishankar and discussed the ongoing Ukraine war, counterterrorism and...


Ukraine’s Indian embassy asks its citizens to leave war-torn country

The Indian embassy in Ukraine issued a fresh advisory for all Indian citizens in Ukraine to immediately leave Ukraine.


Russian forces under ‘tense situation’ in Kherson

Russian forces in Kherson, Ukraine have been driven back by 20-30 km (13-20 miles) in the last few weeks and are at risk of being pinned...


11 dead, 15 hurt as two open fire at Russian military ground

Two gunmen opened fire at a Russian military training ground near Ukraine, killing at least 11 people and wounding 15 others, according to...


Day after UN resolution, Russia targets 40 Ukrainian cities with missiles

Russian missiles pounded more than 40 Ukrainian cities and towns, officials said today, after a United Nations General Assembly resolution.


Ukraine President thanks Modi for support

Affirming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's predicament that now is not the 'time of war', president of war-ravaged Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy...


Ukraine President hails Lyman capture; requests NATO membership

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy hailed the capture of Lyman from Russian control as Ukrainian forces continued their...


Russia withdraws troops from Ukraine's Lyman

Russia said it has withdrawn its troops from the once-occupied city of Lyman, as Ukraine’s eastern counteroffensive recaptures more...


India is on the side of peace: Jaishankar on Russia-Ukraine war

Speaking at the 77th UN General Assembly (UNGA), External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said "India is on the side of peace in Russia...


Putin orders partial mobilisation of citizens

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilisation of citizens, in a measure that appeared to be an admission that Moscow's war...


Russia has shamelessly violated core tenets of UN charter: Biden

United States President Joe Biden rebuked Russian President Vladimir Putin for Russia's war on Ukraine at the 77th Session of the United...


'Putin unable to achieve Ukraine goal'

Russian forces and stretched resources in Ukraine show that Moscow’s forces are incapable of achieving President Vladimir Putin’s...


US gives nod to USD 600 million additional military aid for Ukraine

US has approved a new package of up to USD 600 million in additional military aid for Ukraine, as Washington moves to support Kyiv's...


Modi meets Putin; discusses war, bilateral ties, global issues

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation...


Russia loses control of Ukraine's key northeastern pockets

Ukraine hailed it as a turning point in the 6-month-long war, with thousands of Russian soldiers leaving behind ammunition stockpiles and...


‘Credible’ reports of Ukrainian children being transferred to Russia: UN

The UN said there are credible accusations that Russian forces have sent Ukrainian children to Russia for adoption as part of a larger-scale...