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  • Kherson evacuates hospitals under relentless Russian shelling Nov 26, 2022 02:07 PM IST

    Kherson evacuates hospitals under relentless Russian shelling

    Russian forces shelled the city and surrounding area 49 times Thursday and Friday, the head of the Kherson regional military administration, Yaroslav Yanushevych, said. Thursday was one of the deadliest days since the Kremlin ordered its forces to retreat

  • Ukraine plans evacuations in two stricken cities as temperatures plunge Nov 21, 2022 02:12 PM IST

    Ukraine plans evacuations in two stricken cities as temperatures plunge

    But even as planning for the evacuations from the southern cities of Kherson and Mykolaiv was beginning, Ukraine braced for a difficult winter ahead. And both in cities on the front line and across the country, the true toll of the last eight months of fighting became still clearer

  • In a Polish village, renewed fears of war spilling over from Ukraine Nov 17, 2022 02:29 PM IST

    In a Polish village, renewed fears of war spilling over from Ukraine

    Since the missile slammed into Poland, anxiety levels are at an high in Przewodow and its neighbouring region, than at any time since the early weeks of the war

  • As Europe quits Russian gas, half of France’s nuclear plants are offline Nov 16, 2022 12:21 PM IST

    As Europe quits Russian gas, half of France’s nuclear plants are offline

    The Russia Ukraine crisis is upending the role that France has long played as Europe’s biggest producer of nuclear energy, raising questions about how much its nuclear power arsenal will be able to help bridge the continent’s looming crunch

  • Ukrainian president visits Kherson, celebrates Russian retreat Nov 15, 2022 02:51 PM IST

    Ukrainian president visits Kherson, celebrates Russian retreat

    Residents gathered in Kherson's main square in front of the administration building that until recently was occupied by Russian forces, waving and draped in Ukrainian flags. President Volodymyr Zelensky visited the southern city to celebrate its recapture from Russian forces.

  • UK PM Rishi Sunak sets off for G20 with pledge to call out Russia Nov 13, 2022 05:48 PM IST

    UK PM Rishi Sunak sets off for G20 with pledge to call out Russia

    India's presidency of the G20 will kick off following the Heads of State and Government Summit in Bali from December 1.

  • Ukraine peace talks remain distant even as Moscow signals a retreat Nov 10, 2022 12:18 PM IST

    Ukraine peace talks remain distant even as Moscow signals a retreat

    Ukraine’s population has been hardened by Russia’s devastating military campaign, which has destroyed civilian areas and resulted in massacres, rape and looting. Even if Ukrainian leaders were prepared to make concessions to end fighting, their people are not disposed to accept that, US and European officials say

  • Ukraine doubles down on tough stance on talks with Russia Nov 08, 2022 05:22 PM IST

    Ukraine doubles down on tough stance on talks with Russia

    In an overnight address before he was due to address world leaders at a climate summit, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said Russia must be pushed into "genuine" negotiations.

  • EAM S Jaishankar and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov hold talks in Moscow Nov 08, 2022 04:04 PM IST

    EAM S Jaishankar and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov hold talks in Moscow

    Jaishankar and Lavrov have already met four times after the Ukraine conflict began in February.

  • Russia resumes grain blockade | Russia’s move to impact food prices in India? Oct 31, 2022 08:13 PM IST

    Russia resumes grain blockade | Russia’s move to impact food prices in India?

    Russia resumed its blockade of Ukrainian ports on Sunday, cutting off urgently needed grain exports to several countries. The move will have a dramatic impact on food prices across the world. How will Russia’s latest move impact prices in India? Watch this video to find out.

  • Will America enter the Russia-Ukraine war if casualties rise? Oct 31, 2022 02:12 PM IST

    Will America enter the Russia-Ukraine war if casualties rise?

    If Russia were to use its air force fully, the costs for the Ukraine military and the civilian population would be overwhelming, putting pressure on the United States to join in a direct confrontation with Russia, say analysts

  • Russian military plane crashes into residential building in Siberia, 2 pilots dead Oct 23, 2022 05:05 PM IST

    Russian military plane crashes into residential building in Siberia, 2 pilots dead

    Irkutsk governor Igor Kobzev said the plane crashed into a two-storey house in the city. The emergencies ministry said the pilots died, but there were no other casualties.

  • In shattered homes, Ukrainians brace for a cold winter Oct 22, 2022 01:49 PM IST

    In shattered homes, Ukrainians brace for a cold winter

    The World Health Organization has warned of the potential for a spiraling humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, where lack of access to fuel or electricity “could become a matter of life or death.”

  • US sees opportunity for Ukraine to capitalize on Russian weakness Oct 20, 2022 08:11 PM IST

    US sees opportunity for Ukraine to capitalize on Russian weakness

    According to US intelligence assessments, the Ukrainian military has a window of opportunity to make gains against Russia’s army over the next six weeks, if it can continue its push in the south and the northeast before muddy ground and cloud cover force the opposing armies to pause and regroup.

  • War horror: Russia keeps at it, attacks multiple Ukrainian cities again Oct 12, 2022 01:47 PM IST

    War horror: Russia keeps at it, attacks multiple Ukrainian cities again

    Russia has unleashed a lethal barrage of strikes against multiple Ukrainian cities, smashing civilian targets including downtown Kyiv where at least six people were killed amid burnt-out cars and shattered buildings

  • Bombing Kyiv into submission? History says it won’t work Oct 12, 2022 10:21 AM IST

    Bombing Kyiv into submission? History says it won’t work

    Ever since Nazi Germany’s bombardment of London in World War II, nearly every major war has featured similar attacks on a capital’s cultural landmarks and economic functioning. But for as long as leaders have pursued this tactic, they have watched it repeatedly fail

  • Elon Musk sets off uproar in Ukraine by tweeting his ‘peace’ plan Oct 04, 2022 04:03 PM IST

    Elon Musk sets off uproar in Ukraine by tweeting his ‘peace’ plan

    Elon Musk also launched a Twitter poll asking citizens of occupied areas of eastern Ukraine recently annexed by the Kremlin -- plus Crimea, which Moscow took in 2014 -- to decide if they want to live in Russia or Ukraine.

  • Putin’s Speech on Annexation Paints Stark Picture of Face-Off With West Sep 30, 2022 09:42 PM IST

    Putin’s Speech on Annexation Paints Stark Picture of Face-Off With West

    Western leaders have condemned Russia’s annexations as illegal, and the “referendums” that preceded them — purporting to show local support for joining Russia — as fraudulent.

  • Sweden resumes arms exports to Turkey after NATO membership bid Sep 30, 2022 05:54 PM IST

    Sweden resumes arms exports to Turkey after NATO membership bid

    The policy reversal was linked to Sweden’s bid to join the NATO military alliance, of which the Nordic country sought membership earlier this year following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

  • Kremlin says any attack on annexed territory will be an attack on Russia Sep 30, 2022 05:19 PM IST

    Kremlin says any attack on annexed territory will be an attack on Russia

    President Vladimir Putin is due to proclaim the annexation of nearly a fifth of Ukraine on Friday, escalating his seven-month war and taking it into an unpredictable new phase.

  • In Pics: As Russia claims win in occupied Ukraine referendums, a look at the annexation tactic Sep 29, 2022 02:38 PM IST

    In Pics: As Russia claims win in occupied Ukraine referendums, a look at the annexation tactic

    Referendums in Russian-occupied regions of Ukraine set the stage for formal annexation of territory by Russia. A look at what’s going on.

  • As Russians flee, some find draft notices waiting at the border Sep 28, 2022 01:47 PM IST

    As Russians flee, some find draft notices waiting at the border

    The rush to the borders began within hours of President Vladimir Putin’s announcement last week of a military call-up affecting hundreds of thousands of Russians, and the flow has gotten only bigger since then. Though the Kremlin dismissed reports that it may soon forbid nearly all military-age men from leaving the country, many Russians were taking no chances

  • Pipeline breaks look deliberate, Europeans say, exposing vulnerability Sep 28, 2022 01:35 PM IST

    Pipeline breaks look deliberate, Europeans say, exposing vulnerability

    Three separate leaks erupted from the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines, which were already caught up in the conflict over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, sending swirling streams of methane to the surface of waters off Denmark and Sweden. Top Polish and Ukrainian leaders blamed Moscow, while Russian state media suggested US or Ukrainian involvement

  • Russia admits to draft problems as anger flares into violence Sep 27, 2022 01:50 PM IST

    Russia admits to draft problems as anger flares into violence

    Since Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a “partial mobilization” last week to call up 300,000 people with military experience to join the fight, there have been widespread reports of conscription in rural regions that has swept up ethnic minorities and, it appears, people unfit for duty

  • Shelling hits south Ukraine as Russia in UN spotlight over escalation Sep 25, 2022 09:55 AM IST

    Shelling hits south Ukraine as Russia in UN spotlight over escalation

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov addressed the U.N. General Assembly and the world’s media on Saturday, casting opposition to Russia’s assault on its neighbour as limited to the United States and countries under its sway.