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  • Renault's, McDonald’s exit from Russia is significant symbolically but not materially May 20, 2022 10:42 AM IST

    Renault's, McDonald’s exit from Russia is significant symbolically but not materially

    For McDonald's gesture to really count, the large auto and tobacco companies have to follow suit

  • Biden administration authorizes $100 million more in Ukraine military aid May 20, 2022 06:33 AM IST

    Biden administration authorizes $100 million more in Ukraine military aid

    The new transfers will be the tenth time that Biden has used his Presidential Drawdown Authority (PDA) to help Ukraine and would account for the $100 million remaining in that funding, which allows the president to authorize the transfer of excess weapons from U.S. stocks without congressional approval in response to an emergency.

  • In Ukraine, Gruesome Injuries and Not Enough Doctors to Treat Them May 19, 2022 05:22 PM IST

    In Ukraine, Gruesome Injuries and Not Enough Doctors to Treat Them

    The city of Bakhmut sits at a crossroads between Russian forces pushing from the east and the north. There, ambulances jam a small courtyard of the military hospital, and the emergency room is almost always full.

  • Finland and Sweden submit application to join NATO; here’s a look at why countries want to join the alliance May 19, 2022 04:51 PM IST

    Finland and Sweden submit application to join NATO; here’s a look at why countries want to join the alliance

    As Finland and Sweden submit their application for NATO membership, a look at why countries want to join the alliance, and the process of granting membership.

  • One dead in Russia in attack near Ukraine border, says Governor May 19, 2022 11:06 AM IST

    One dead in Russia in attack near Ukraine border, says Governor

    One person died and others were injured in southwestern Russia after an attack in a village on the border with Ukraine, the governor of Kursk region said on Thursday.

  • Russia-Ukraine War | To win a war, does ‘strategic neighbourhood’ always matter? May 18, 2022 03:27 PM IST

    Russia-Ukraine War | To win a war, does ‘strategic neighbourhood’ always matter?

    Even if victory comes eventually to Russia through annexation of Ukraine’s disputed portions, and wide-ranging destruction of its military, it would be a moth-eaten victory that will hurt Russia in the long term 

  • Ukraine troops begin to surrender in Mariupol May 18, 2022 12:52 PM IST

    Ukraine troops begin to surrender in Mariupol

    Ukraine's military said it aimed to evacuate its remaining soldiers from their last stronghold in Mariupol, as fighters that have held out for 82 days began to surrender, heralding the end of Europe's bloodiest battle in decades.

  • NATO expansion to Finland and Sweden may complicate Russian designs in Europe May 17, 2022 04:19 PM IST

    NATO expansion to Finland and Sweden may complicate Russian designs in Europe

    If NATO expansion was considered to be a major cause of the Ukraine war, its enlargement in the Nordics could be another setback for Russia’s efforts to redraw European security architecture 

  • McDonald's to exit Russia after 30 years May 16, 2022 04:09 PM IST

    McDonald's to exit Russia after 30 years

    In March, McDonald's closed all its restaurants in Russia including its iconic Pushkin Square location.

  • Russia-Ukraine Conflict | 10 weeks in Ukraine, making images hard to forget May 16, 2022 02:55 PM IST

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict | 10 weeks in Ukraine, making images hard to forget

    The bodies of Russian soldiers, some horribly disfigured. Relatives weeping over the dead, some killed because they were in the wrong place at the wrong time. And always, the thousands of Ukrainians fleeing horrific destruction as their cities and villages came under bombardment.

  • India prohibits wheat exports with immediate effect May 14, 2022 09:00 AM IST

    India prohibits wheat exports with immediate effect

    Following a nearly 40% rise in global rates in the aftermath of the Russia-Ukraine crisis, and also as India ramped up exports, wheat and cereal prices rose in India.

  • Indian embassy in Ukraine to resume operation out of Kyiv from May 17 May 13, 2022 09:17 PM IST

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

    The decision to resume operation of the embassy from Kyiv came amid decisions by several Western powers to reopen their missions in the Ukrainian capital.

  • Access to abortions needed for Ukrainian refugees in Poland: UNHCR May 13, 2022 07:40 PM IST

    Access to abortions needed for Ukrainian refugees in Poland: UNHCR

    Poland has some of the most restrictive abortion laws in Europe, and human rights activists have raised concerns about the difficulties victims of rape from Ukraine fleeing to the country may face if they need to terminate a pregnancy.

  • India abstains in UNHRC resolution on deteriorating human rights situation in Ukraine due to Russian aggression May 13, 2022 07:03 PM IST

    India abstains in UNHRC resolution on deteriorating human rights situation in Ukraine due to Russian aggression

    India's Permanent Representative to the UN and other International Organisations in Geneva, Ambassador Indra Mani Pandey, at the session said that India's position on the Ukraine conflict has been steadfast and consistent.

  • In Pics | There is scope for another 10% correction in the market, says Samir Arora May 13, 2022 02:04 PM IST

    In Pics | There is scope for another 10% correction in the market, says Samir Arora

    Samir Arora, Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Helios Capital, sees scope for a further 10 percent correction in the market and expects the domestic market to bottom out when the US markets do the same. The veteran asset manager dismissed concerns that the current drawdown in the equity market is similar to the 2008 global financial crisis. Here’s what he said during a chat with Moneycontrol.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin says sanctions triggering global crisis May 12, 2022 07:13 PM IST

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says sanctions triggering global crisis

    Speaking during a Thursday meeting on economic issues, Vladimir Putin said Western nations were driven by oversized political ambitions and Russophobia to introduce sanctions that hurt their own economies and well-being of their citizens.

  • In Pics | Russia's invasion of Ukraine from above May 12, 2022 02:42 PM IST

    In Pics | Russia's invasion of Ukraine from above

    Apartment blocks have been reduced to rubble and nearly 10 million people have been displaced in Ukraine during the Russian invasion.

  • The two hurdles that stand in the way of India’s exports ambition May 12, 2022 01:40 PM IST

    The two hurdles that stand in the way of India’s exports ambition

    Solving the structural problems of lack of scale in our component manufacturing system and the disinterest among Indian manufacturers in obtaining quality certifications and/or maintaining quality standards will help in boosting exports

  • Russia-Ukraine Conflict | Russian missiles strike Odesa May 11, 2022 02:29 PM IST

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict | Russian missiles strike Odesa

    Firefighters battled blazes in Odesa until early hours of May 10 after Russian missiles pounded the Ukrainian port on May 9, the day President Vladimir Putin led celebrations in Moscow marking Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two.

  • India looking at tapping new markets for edible oil: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman May 10, 2022 10:06 PM IST

    India looking at tapping new markets for edible oil: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

    "Everyone knows there is a war going on between Russia and Ukraine. There are various hurdles in terms of importing oils. You know we are not able to import edible oil, we were getting sunflower oil. Now, we are not," Nirmala Sitharaman said at an event.

  • In Pics | Russia marks WWII victory with military parade May 09, 2022 02:46 PM IST

    In Pics | Russia marks WWII victory with military parade

    Russian President Vladimir Putin attended Moscow's Victory Day Parade on May, marking the 77th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany. Speaking at a military parade on May 9 marking the World War II victory over the Nazis, Putin drew parallels between the Red Army’s fighting against Nazi troops and the Russian forces’ action in Ukraine.

  • Ukraine Conflict in Pics | Hope blooms amid a few surviving flowers in a city pounded by Russia May 09, 2022 12:01 PM IST

    Ukraine Conflict in Pics | Hope blooms amid a few surviving flowers in a city pounded by Russia

    The week was also marked by horrific images that offered a rare glimpse of the death and atrocities of the war. In Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city, which has been under sustained Russian attack since the beginning of the war in late February, bodies were everywhere.

  • Canada PM sees war-scarred Kyiv suburb during Ukraine visit May 08, 2022 08:21 PM IST

    Canada PM sees war-scarred Kyiv suburb during Ukraine visit

    Irpin Mayor Oleksandr Markushyn posted pictures on an official social media channel with pictures of Trudeau writing that the Canadian prime minister "came to Irpin to see with his own eyes all the horror that the Russian occupiers had done to our city."

  • Russian Deputy PM visits ruined Ukrainian city of Mariupol May 08, 2022 07:20 PM IST

    Russian Deputy PM visits ruined Ukrainian city of Mariupol

    Russia, which sent thousands of troops into Ukraine on February 24 in what it calls a special military operation, claimed to take control of the city on the Sea of Azov on April 21 after nearly two months of siege.

  • Russia says it hit Ukrainian warship near Odesa, downed two bombers May 08, 2022 03:39 PM IST

    Russia says it hit Ukrainian warship near Odesa, downed two bombers

    Russia's air defences also shot down two Ukrainian SU-24 bombers and a Mi-24 helicopter over the Snake island in the Black Sea at night, the ministry said in a statement.

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