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International Criminal Court deploys 42-member war crime investigating team to Ukraine

Kyiv | May 18, 2022 4:24:08 AM IST
The International Criminal Court is sending 42-member war crimes investigating team to Ukraine, the largest such deployment in its history, to look into the possible war crimes committed during the Russia-Ukraine war.... read..
 

Ukraine declares 'combat mission' in besieged Mariupol over, Russian media trumpets 'surrender'

Kyiv | May 17, 2022 1:56:47 PM IST
Ukrainian forces have announced that have completed their "combat mission" in the besieged city of Mariupol and asked the units located at Azovstal to save the lives of the personnel.... read..
 

China engaged in global 'image-building' amid war in Ukraine

Beijing | May 17, 2022 1:24:00 AM IST
With a strong Quad alliance and US-EU partnership, China is now scurrying towards global "image building" and the same is quite evident in the contradictory statements that Beijing has given over the Ukraine crisis.... read..
 

US, EU to jointly develop response to food challenges amid conflict in Ukraine: Official

US | May 16, 2022 12:24:48 PM IST
Washington [US], May 16 (ANI/Sputnik):The United States and the European Union will establish a policy dialogue within the Trade and Technology Council (TTC) to develop responses to potential global food challenges amid the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, a ... read..
 

Blinken discusses global food insecurity stemming from Ukraine war with French counterpart

Paris | May 16, 2022 3:54:17 AM IST
Ahead of the US-EU Trade and Technology Council ministerial meeting (TTC), US State Secretary Antony Blinken on Sunday met with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian in Paris-Saclay, France where both the leaders highlighted the need to 'confront' glo... read..
 

Ukraine returnee students seek course completion in India

Chennai |Monday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
Medical students who have returned from Ukraine have staged a demonstration in Chennai, demanding the Central and state governments allow them to complete their course in India.... read..
 

Blinken discusses Ukraine, Iran nuclear deal with German, French, UK counterparts

Berlin | May 16, 2022 2:53:36 AM IST
On the sidelines of the NATO Foreign Ministerial meet, US State Secretary Antony Blinken on Sunday (local time) met with his counterparts from Germany, UK and France in Berlin where they discussed the Ukraine situation and the ongoing negotiation with Ira... read..
 

Foreign Minister Kuleba's says Ukraine won't agree to alienation its territory

Berlin | May 15, 2022 2:23:36 PM IST
Ukraine Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba has said that his goal is to supply as many weapons as possible to Ukraine in order to achieve the utmost sanctions against Russia, reported TASS.... read..
 

Egypt suffers USD 7 billion losses due to conflict in Ukraine

| May 15, 2022 11:24:57 PM IST
Cairo [Egypt], May 15 (ANI/Sputnik): Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said on Sunday that the Egyptian economy had suffered 130 billion Egyptian pounds (USD 7 billion) in direct losses due to the ongoing Russian military operation in Ukraine.... read..
 

Taiwan under global spotlight following Russia-Ukraine war: MoFA

Taipei | May 15, 2022 8:23:40 PM IST
Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Sunday said that the international community is paying more attention to Taiwan's values and the threat of a Chinese invasion following the Russia-Ukraine war.... read..
 

US, ASEAN supporting UN Secretary-General's peace-seeking efforts on Ukraine

US | May 14, 2022 10:24:28 AM IST
Washington [US], May 14 (ANI/Sputnik): The United States and the ASEAN nations have voiced support for the efforts of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres aimed at looking for a peaceful settlement of the Ukrainian crisis, the joint statement of the US-A... read..
 

Former French military man shares account of what he saw in Ukraine

California | May 14, 2022 6:53:34 AM IST
Having been on a humanitarian mission in Ukraine, a volunteer and a former French military man Adrien Boke, shared his impressions of how the Armed Forces of Ukraine are committing "crimes" that differ from the "television version".... read..
 

Trump slams Biden's giant Ukraine aid bill, urges Europe to pick up the check

US | May 13, 2022 7:23:28 AM IST
Washington [US], May 13 (ANI/Sputnik): Former US President Donald Trump in a statement slammed the United States for working to provide more than USD 40 billion in assistance to Ukraine amid Russia's special military operation and urged Europe to do more ... read..
 

UNHRC to deepen scrutiny on rights situation in Ukraine 'stemming from Russian aggression'

Geneva | May 13, 2022 4:53:29 AM IST
The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Thursday (Local time) voted to increase scrutiny on the "deteriorating human rights situation in Ukraine stemming from the Russian aggression".... read..
 

At UNHRC, India flags deteriorating rights situation in Ukraine

Geneva | May 12, 2022 5:24:17 PM IST
Expressing deep concern at the recent developments in Ukraine, India on Thursday again raised concerns about the deteriorating human rights situation in the country stemming from the Russian aggression and supported calls to ensure uninterrupted humanitar... read..
 

US Defense Secretary, UK counterpart reaffirm relationship, discuss Ukraine: Pentagon

US | May 12, 2022 9:23:36 AM IST
Washington [US], May 12 (ANI/Sputnik): US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and UK counterpart Ben Wallace met in Washington to reaffirm the United States-United Kingdom defense relationship and discuss Russia's special military operation in Ukraine, Defense... read..
 

Putin could use nuclear weapon if he feels Ukraine war being lost

Washington |Thursday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Russian President Vladimir Putin could view the prospect of defeat in Ukraine as an existential threat to his regime, potentially triggering his resort to using a nuclear weapon, a top US intelligence official has warned, The Guardian reported.... read..
 

UNSC meeting on humanitarian situation in Ukraine scheduled for Thursday: Sources

US | May 11, 2022 7:24:13 AM IST
New York [US], May 11 (ANI/Sputnik): The UN Security Council will hold a meeting on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine on May 12, sources in the Security Council told Sputnik.... read..
 

EU sanctions against Russia will continue until Ukraine aggression ends: Envoy

Pune (Maharashtra) | May 11, 2022 8:23:56 PM IST
On his one-day visit to the Pune district of Maharashtra, EU Ambassador to India, Ugo Astute on Wednesday said that the European Union would continue its sanction until Russia ends its aggression against Ukraine.... read..
 

Indian-Americans plan to distance themselves from Indian govt on Ukraine war (IANS Exclusive)

Washington |Wednesday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
Indian-Americans plan to issue a forceful denouncement of Russia's invasion of Ukraine in an attempt to shield themselves from the fallout of the Indian government's continued refusal to condemn the war, which has drawn widespread scrutiny and criticism f... read..
 

Biden's Ukraine ambassador nominee says does not know when US embassy will return to Kyiv

US | May 11, 2022 4:53:23 AM IST
Washington [US], May 11 (ANI/Sputnik): President Joe Biden's candidate for US Ambassador to Ukraine, Bridget Brink, during her confirmation hearing said she does not know when the US embassy will return to Kyiv.... read..
 

China 'unsettled' over possible sanctions amid Ukraine crisis

Beijing | May 11, 2022 11:53:56 AM IST
The Ukraine crisis seems to have made China aware of the "costs and consequences" of a likely attempt to use force to gain control over Taiwan, according to analysts.... read..
 

Berlin says Nord Stream 2 project 'De Facto Dead' after start of operation in Ukraine

Europe | May 11, 2022 11:54:22 PM IST
Berlin [Germany], May 11 (ANI/Sputnik): The Nord Stream 2 project is "de facto dead" after the start of the Russian military operation in Ukraine, a spokeswoman for the German economy ministry said on Wednesday.... read..
 

US house passes nearly USD 40 billion funding bill for Ukraine

Asia | May 11, 2022 8:53:33 AM IST
Washington [US], May 11 (ANI/Sputnik): The US House of Representatives passed a supplemental funding bill for Ukraine that provides the country with nearly USD 40 billion in assistance amid Russia's special military operation, including more than USD 20 b... read..
 

Army chief underlines lessons for Indian forces from Ukraine crisis

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Battle of narratives, prolonged and conventional war, realignment and new alliance are some of the lessons which the India military has learnt from the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, Indian Army Chief, General Manoj Pande, said on Monday.... read..
 

China want to replicate Ukraine crisis in Taiwan

Beijing | May 10, 2022 11:54:00 PM IST
Russia-Ukraine conflict has come as a surprise for China's leadership which is assessing the costs and consequences of any future use of force to gain control over Taiwan.... read..
 

First Lady Jill Biden, others not entirely safe on Ukraine visits: US Intel Official

US | May 10, 2022 11:25:06 PM IST
Washington [US], May 10 (ANI/Sputnik): First Lady Jill Biden and other top US officials who have visited Ukraine in recent weeks could not be guaranteed complete safety on their trips, Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lt. Gen. Scott Berrier said on Tu... read..
 

China-Russia military cooperation grows amid Ukraine conflict

Beijing | May 10, 2022 10:53:22 PM IST
Amid the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine, the interdependence between Russia and China has increased as Moscow's defence industry is looking for suppliers in China.... read..
 

Russia won't participate in special session of UNHRC on Ukraine

Asia | May 10, 2022 9:53:41 PM IST
Moscow [Russia], May 10 (ANI/Xinhua): The Russian Foreign Ministry said Tuesday that Russia has chosen not to participate in an upcoming special session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Ukraine, calling the event biased.... read..
 

France, Germany advocate early ceasefire in Ukraine, Moscow-Kyiv negotiations: Macron

Europe | May 10, 2022 3:53:52 AM IST
Berlin [Germany], May 10 (ANI/Sputnik): France and Germany want to achieve an early ceasefire in Ukraine that will allow the negotiations between Kyiv and Moscow to be brought to a conclusion in order to achieve peace, French President Emmanuel Macron sai... read..
 

Putin's war against Ukraine placing global food security under severe strain: G7

Washington | May 9, 2022 2:24:24 AM IST
Group of Seven (G7) on Sunday condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin's war against Ukraine which is placing global food security under severe strain.... read..
 

Putin defends military action in Ukraine at Russia's Victory Day parade

Moscow | May 9, 2022 5:53:36 PM IST
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday defended the country's military action in Ukraine in his speech at a Victory Day parade on Moscow's Red Square on Monday.... read..
 

Cannes Film Festival declines accreditation to Russian journalists of outlets not opposing Ukraine conflict

Washington | May 9, 2022 6:53:41 PM IST
Russian journalists associated with publications that do not adhere to Cannes Film Festival's position on Russia's military operation in Ukraine have been declined press accreditation requests by Cannes.... read..
 

Pak govt plans to revive defence trade with Ukraine

Islamabad | May 9, 2022 10:55:20 PM IST
While the Imran Khan government was seen as pro-Russia, the new Pakistan government under Shehbaz Sharif seems to be gearing up to revive defence trade with Ukraine, media reports said.... read..
 

Ukraine crisis lessons being applied in Indo-Pacific as deterrent: US Envoy to Japan

Europe | May 9, 2022 8:53:59 PM IST
Washington [US], May 9 (ANI/Sputnik): The Ukraine conflict has taught the Indo-Pacific region some lessons that are being applied there in real-time as a deterrent, US Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel said on Monday.... read..
 

Russia-Ukraine war turns spotlight on China's Taiwan calculus

Beijing | May 8, 2022 2:24:14 PM IST
The seemingly interminable Russian invasion of Ukraine has brought renewed attention to another long-brewing geopolitical crisis as Xi Jinping has stated in no uncertain terms China's determination to 'reunify' with Taiwan, calling it a renegade regime.... read..
 

China 'unsettled' by Ukraine war: CIA director

Washington | May 8, 2022 10:24:16 PM IST
China is closely monitoring Russia's conflict in Ukraine which is affecting Chinese leaders' calculations over Taiwan, said CIA Director Bill Burns, adding that Beijing was looking "carefully at what lessons they should draw" for Taiwan.... read..
 

Transnistrian Interior Ministry confirms 4 explosions at border with Ukraine

Others | May 8, 2022 1:56:47 AM IST
Tiraspol [Moldova], May 8 (ANI/Sputnik): Four explosions rocked the Transnistrian village of Varancau at the border with Ukraine on Friday evening, with explosive devices being allegedly dropped from a drone, the Interior Ministry of the unrecognized Mold... read..
 

UK to allocate additional USD 1.6 billion in aid to Ukraine: Reports

Europe | May 8, 2022 8:56:30 AM IST
London [UK], May 8 (ANI/Sputnik): British Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has confirmed an additional funding package for Kyiv in the amount of 1.3 billion pounds (USD 1.6 billion), The Sunday Times reports.... read..
 

US First Lady Jill Biden pays surprise visit to Ukraine

Kyiv | May 8, 2022 8:53:15 PM IST
US first lady Jill Biden made an unannounced visit to Uzhhorod in western Ukraine on Sunday and met the nation's first lady, Olena Zelenska.... read..
 

Justin Trudeau makes unannounced visit to Ukraine

Kyiv | May 8, 2022 9:24:00 PM IST
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made an unannounced visit to Ukraine amid the Russian invasion.... read..
 

Amid Ukraine-Russia war, IAF's Rs 35,000 cr plan to upgrade Su-30 fighter fleet put on backburner

New Delhi | May 8, 2022 4:24:13 PM IST
Amid the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the Indian Air Force's plans to upgrade the fleet of its Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft has been put on the backburner for now.... read..
 

Blinken accuses Russia of misinterpreting history to Justify military operation in Ukraine

Asia | May 7, 2022 11:55:53 PM IST
Washington [US], May 7 (ANI/Sputnik): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Saturday that Russian President Vladimir Putin is allegedly trying to use history to make a case for Russia's special military operation in Ukraine.... read..
 

Ukraine receives 12 Turkish drones, orders another 24: Reports

Europe | May 7, 2022 8:53:25 PM IST
Ankara [Turkey], May 7 (ANI/Sputnik): Ukraine has received 12 Turkish-made Bayraktar TB2 drones and has placed an order for another 24 drones, reported a Turkish news website on Saturday.... read..
 

Russia shares evidence of 'Ukraine Military's crimes' at informal Arria Formula of UNSC

New York | May 7, 2022 11:24:01 AM IST
In an informal 'Arria Formula' with the members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), Russian diplomats presented evidence of unlawful acts committed by the Ukrainian military and nationalist groups, claiming it hindered the process of evacuation... read..
 

Japan's PM Fumio Kishida warns invasion of Ukraine could be replicated in Taiwan by China

London | May 7, 2022 6:23:28 AM IST
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida warned that the invasion of Ukraine could be replicated in Taiwan by China if leading powers do not respond as one.... read..
 

Ukraine evacuates 50 civilians from Mariupol's Azovstal

Europe | May 7, 2022 3:54:33 AM IST
Kyiv [Ukraine], May 7 (ANI/Xinhua): Ukraine evacuated 50 civilians from the Azovstal plant in the besieged city of Mariupol, Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk said on Friday.... read..
 

India expresses concern over worsening situation in Ukraine

New York | May 7, 2022 1:54:16 AM IST
India on Friday said that it remained deeply concerned about the worsening situation in Ukraine and reiterated its call for an immediate cessation of violence and end to the hostilities.... read..
 

Students back from Ukraine should be enabled to complete studies in India, Hemant Soren writes to PM Modi

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | May 7, 2022 1:54:12 AM IST
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to give directions for appropriate steps to enable students who have returned from Ukraine to complete higher education in India.... read..
 

Ukraine evacuates 500 civilians from Mariupol: Official

Europe | May 7, 2022 12:53:14 AM IST
Kyiv [Ukraine], May 6 (ANI/Xinhua): Ukraine has evacuated about 500 civilians from the city of Mariupol, head of the President's Office, Andriy Yermak said on Friday.... read..
 

UN chief calls for end to 'cycle of death, destruction' in Ukraine

Asia | May 6, 2022 7:23:39 AM IST
New York [US], May 6 (ANI/Xinhua): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for an end to the "cycle of death and destruction" in Ukraine.... read..
 
 
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