Volodymyr Zelenskyy: News

25 Sep 2023


Trudeau slammed for Canadian Parliament's standing ovation to Nazi veteran

Canada's leader of the opposition, Pierre Poilievre, has slammed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accusing him of personally meeting and honoring Yaroslav Hunka (98), a Nazi who participated in the genocide of Jews, in the Canadian Parliament.

23 Sep 2023

Justin Trudeau

Canada already shared evidence on Nijjar's killing with India: Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reiterated his claims that Indian government agents were involved in the killing of Khalistani leader and Canadian citizen Hardeep Singh Nijjar on Friday (local time). He also claimed that Ottawa had already shared evidence with India regarding it weeks ago.

10 Sep 2023


Morocco earthquake: Death toll crosses 2,000, rescue operations underway

The death toll from a devastating earthquake in Morocco crossed 2,000 on Sunday.

04 Sep 2023

Russia-Ukraine crisis

Ukraine: Defense minister removed; 'need new approach,' says President Zelenskyy

In a significant development, Ukraine has announced that its Defense Minister Oleksoo Reznikov would be succeeded by Rustem Umerov, a prominent Crimean Tatar lawmaker.

31 Jul 2023


Russia's ex-president warns of nuclear war if Ukraine's counteroffensive succeeds

The Russian Security Council's Deputy Chairman and former President, Dmitry Medvedev, warned of a nuclear war in case Ukraine's counteroffensive, backed by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), against Russia succeeds.

30 Jul 2023

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia to host Ukraine peace talks in August: Report

Saudi Arabia is reportedly set to host peace talks in August over the Ukraine crisis and invite Kyiv, numerous Western states, and major developing nations like India and Brazil.

19 Jul 2023

Donald Trump

Donald Trump's poll promise: 'Will end Russia-Ukraine conflict in 24-hours'

Former United States President Donald Trump said that over 500 days of the Russia-Ukraine war could end in a day if he returns to power, Fox News reported.

11 Jul 2023


'Absurd': Zelenskyy slams NATO for delay in Ukraine membership

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Tuesday slammed the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) for not setting a timeline for Ukraine to join the military alliance.

US welcomes India's role in bringing peace to Ukraine

The United States (US) will welcome the role that India or any other country could play in bringing "just and lasting" peace to Ukraine while recognizing its sovereignty and territorial integrity, US Department of State Spokesperson Matthew Miller said on Monday.

02 Jul 2023

Vladimir Putin

Ukraine killed 21,000 Wagner mercenaries, claims President Zelenskky

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on Saturday at least 21,000 fighters of the Wagner Group had been killed by his forces.

01 Jul 2023


Ukraine beefs up security on Belarus border against Wagner mercenaries

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has reportedly ordered the enhancement of security at his country's border with Belarus to prevent any untoward incident after Russia's mercenary Wagner Group's forces arrived there.

13 Jun 2023


Ukraine kills top Russian general in fresh blow for Putin

Major General Sergey Goryachev, chief of staff of the Russian 35th Combined Arms Army, was killed by a missile strike in the southern Donetsk region of Ukraine on Monday (local time), reported The Telegraph, quoting pro-Moscow bloggers.

08 Jun 2023


What makes Ukraine dam breach so catastrophic

The landmines dislodged due to the flooding caused by the Kakhovka dam breach near Ukraine's Kherson are posing a serious threat, the Red Cross said.

06 Jun 2023


Ukraine accuses Russia of blowing up dam, fears massive flooding

Ukraine on Tuesday accused Russia of blowing up a major dam in the Kherson region in southern Ukraine "in panic" to slow down the former's counteroffensive.

03 Jun 2023

Russia-Ukraine crisis

Ukraine ready for counteroffensive against Russia: President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Saturday said that the country was ready to launch its "long-awaited counteroffensive" to recapture the territory occupied by Russia in the ongoing Russia-Ukraine crisis.

25 May 2023

Narendra Modi

Russia-Ukraine crisis: Zelenskyy seeks Modi's support for peace proposal

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the G7 Summit in Japan's Hiroshima on Sunday and sought India's support for a proposed peace plan to end the Russia-Ukraine war.

21 May 2023


Russia claims Ukrainian city of Bakhmut captured, Kyiv denies

Russia claimed on Saturday that it has fully captured the key eastern Ukrainian city of Bakhmut, which marks the end of one of the longest and bloodiest battles of the 15-month war, reported Reuters.

20 May 2023

G7 Summit

Want to build constructive, stable relations with China: G7

The Group of Seven (G7) issued its strongest condemnation of China on Saturday as the most advanced economies in the world stepped up their response to the rising economic security and military threats posed by Beijing.

20 May 2023

Narendra Modi

PM Modi, Zelenskyy meet for 1st time since Russia-Ukraine war

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy reportedly held bilateral talks on the sidelines of the G7 Summit in Japan's Hiroshima on Saturday.

05 May 2023


On camera: Ukrainian MP punches Russian official at Turkey conference

In a shocking incident, a Ukrainian Member of Parliament allegedly punched a Russian representative at a conference in Turkey's Ankara on Thursday.

04 May 2023

Vladimir Putin

Ex-Russian president calls for Zelenskyy's 'elimination,' Ukraine reacts

Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Wednesday said that Russia has no option left but to "eliminate" Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

30 Apr 2023


Russia could face mutiny from Wagner Group: Former Russian commander

Russia could face mutiny from the Wagner Group, a private military company reportedly with close ties to President Vladimir Putin, in its ongoing war against Ukraine, former Russian commander Igor Girkin has claimed.

29 Apr 2023


Ukraine: 26 people, including 5 children, killed in Russian strikes

At least 26 people, including five children, were killed in Ukraine on Friday after Russian forces resumed air strikes on its capital Kyiv and other cities, AFP reported.

12 Apr 2023

Narendra Modi

Zelenskyy writes to PM Modi, requests more humanitarian aid

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking additional humanitarian aid, including medicines and medical equipment, the External Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday.

31 Mar 2023


Austria: Over 20 far-right MPs leave Parliament during Zelenskyy's speech

Over 20 far-right Austrian lawmakers left the Parliament on Thursday during a virtual speech by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

04 Mar 2023


Ukraine starts withdrawing troops from Bakhmut as Russia inches closer

Ukraine has begun withdrawing its troops from the Bakhmut area as Russia inches closer to the city, according to Sky News.

US concerned about Russia's alleged 'coup' attempts in Moldova

The United States (US) on Tuesday voiced serious concern over suspected Russian plans to stage a coup in Ukraine's ally Moldova.

22 Dec 2022


Ukraine 'alive and kicking': President Volodymyr Zelenskyy tells US Congress

Ukraine would "never surrender" to Russia, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Wednesday told the US Congress as he asserted that the country is "alive and kicking."

21 Dec 2022


Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy confirms traveling to US, meeting Biden

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy confirms that he is on his way to the United States (US).

17 Dec 2022


Russia fires more than 70 missiles on Ukraine, kills civilians

Ukrainian officials confirmed that Russia fired over 70 missiles during the rush hour of Friday morning.

16 Nov 2022


Missile hitting Poland fired by Ukraine toward Russian artillery: US

After US President Joe Biden intervened and rejected Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenkyy's brouhaha over a Russian-made missile landing in Poland, US officials said that the missile was fired by Ukrainian forces at an incoming Russian missile.

16 Nov 2022


Russian-made missile hits NATO-member Poland killing 2; Biden holds meeting

Two persons died after a suspected Russian missile hit a village in Poland on Tuesday, about 24 kilometers from the country's border with Ukraine.

14 Nov 2022


Ukrainian President Zelenskyy visits liberated city of Kherson

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has reportedly visited the country's southern city of Kherson, which was recently liberated from Russian control by its troops.

13 Oct 2022

Russia-Ukraine crisis

Ukraine joining NATO will guarantee World War 3: Russian official

Ukraine joining the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) — which Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has been pushing for long — would certainly lead to World War III, Russia's Security Council deputy secretary Alexander Venediktov told TASS, the state news agency, on Thursday.

12 Oct 2022

Russia-Ukraine crisis

Biden claims Putin miscalculated Ukraine invasion; Zelenskyy demands 'air shield'

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called for a fresh wave of sanctions on Russia following its deadly missile strike across Ukraine which left 19 dead on Monday.

UNGA: India votes to reject Russia's secret ballot on Ukraine

India on Monday voted against Russia's demand for a secret ballot on a draft resolution condemning Moscow's unlawful annexation of four Ukrainian territories in the 193-member United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

10 Oct 2022


'Russia trying to wipe us out': Zelenskyy after latest airstrikes

After Russia's alleged missile strikes across Ukraine on Monday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskky said many were killed and injured in these attacks.

15 Sep 2022


Ukraine: President Zelenskyy meets with car accident, addresses nation later

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Thursday met with an accident when his car collided with another vehicle in the capital city of Kyiv.

10 Jul 2022


Ukraine sacks its envoys to India, Germany, three other countries

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy fired Kyiv's ambassadors to India, Germany, Norway, the Czech Republic, and Hungary on Saturday.

31 May 2022

Vladimir Putin

European Union bans most Russian oil imports: Details here

The leaders of the European Union (EU) on Monday agreed to put an embargo on most imports of Russian oil.

30 May 2022


Vladimir Putin not suffering from serious ailment: Russian foreign minister

Amid speculations of Russian President Vladimir Putin suffering from a serious illness, the country's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Sunday denied the same, claiming there were no signs that pointed to any such ailment.

22 May 2022

World Economic Forum

Davos preps for World Economic Forum; Ukraine on agenda

The stage is set for the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

09 May 2022


Russia defending 'motherland' in Ukraine, says Putin on Victory Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin opened the annual grand parade commemorating Nazi Germany's defeat in World War II on Monday, saying the Russian military in Ukraine was protecting the "motherland" from an "absolutely unacceptable threat."

19 Apr 2022


Russia-Ukraine war: 'Battle for Donbas' has begun, says President Zelenskyy

Russia is said to have launched a new major offensive in eastern Ukraine, which the latter described as the "second phase of the war."

10 Apr 2022


Eastern Ukraine braces for 'hard battle,' citizens urged to 'flee'

The Russia-Ukraine war entered its 46th day on Sunday with the war-torn country bracing for a "hard battle" with the Russian military troops mobilizing in the country's east.

09 Apr 2022


Ukraine-Russia war: Moscow accused of over 5,000 crimes of aggression

In the six weeks since Russia's invasion of Ukraine began, Moscow has been accused of 5,149 crimes of aggression and war crimes, Ukraine's foreign ministry said on Friday.

08 Apr 2022


Ukraine war: Russia admits significant troop losses, laments 'huge tragedy'

Russia has provided its most "somber" evaluation of its invasion of Ukraine while describing the "tragedy" of rising troop deaths and the financial blow from sanctions against it.

07 Apr 2022


Russia blocking humanitarian aid to Mariupol to hide killings: Zelenskyy

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Wednesday accused Russia of blocking humanitarian access to the besieged port city of Mariupol, saying Moscow wants to hide evidence of "thousands" of people killed there.

06 Apr 2022


Zelenskyy at UNSC: Act against Russia or close down UN

Addressing the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Tuesday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that it needs to 'act immediately' and throw out Russia from the Council.

05 Apr 2022


Russia-Ukraine war: Ukrainian President Zelenskyy to address UNSC today

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will address the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday.

31 Mar 2022


Ukraine ready for new Russian attacks in east: Zelenskyy

After Russia's announcement of focusing its military operation in the eastern part of Ukraine, it has begun its troop build-up in the region.

30 Mar 2022


'Ukrainians aren't naive': Zelenskyy on Russia's pledge to reduce fighting

As Russia pledged to reduce fighting around Kyiv and Chernihiv following peace talks on Tuesday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy reacted with skepticism, saying that Ukrainians are not 'naive'.

28 Mar 2022


Ukraine says Russia wants to split it like Korea

Ukraine has claimed that Russia wants to split the country in two, like North and South Korea.

27 Mar 2022


Zelenskyy demands military aid as Russian airstrikes hit Ukraine's Lviv

Multiple rockets struck the city of Lviv in western Ukraine on Saturday afternoon, leaving several injured.

25 Mar 2022


Russia-Ukraine war approaches Kyiv; 3.6 million refugees flee

As the Russia-Ukraine war completed a month on Thursday, intense fighting continued around the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv.

23 Mar 2022


'Will use nuclear weapons if...': Russia on Ukraine invasion

Russia has made it clear that it would only use nuclear weapons in the Ukrainian context if there is an "existential threat" for it.

22 Mar 2022


'Say openly you're scared of Russia': Zelenskyy to NATO

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has taken a dig at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), claiming that it is "scared" of Russia.

21 Mar 2022


Ukraine refuses to surrender Mariupol, Russia warns of 'humanitarian catastrophe'

Ukraine on Monday rejected Russia's ultimatum to surrender the port city of Mariupol, which has been besieged by Russian troops.

19 Mar 2022


Russia-Ukraine war: It's time for 'meaningful' talks, says Zelensky

The Russia-Ukraine war entered the 24th day on Saturday as Moscow continued to intensify its assault on Ukraine.

18 Mar 2022


Russia-Ukraine war: Russia shells Merefa school, cultural center; 21 dead

As the Russia-Ukraine war entered the 23rd day on Friday, Moscow continued to intensify its assault on Ukraine, with attacks and civilian casualties being reported in several cities.

06 Mar 2022


Humanitarian corridors reopened in 2 Ukrainian cities today morning: Russia

Russia has reportedly claimed that humanitarian corridors for the evacuation of civilians from two Ukrainian cities--Mariupol and Volnovakha--will be reopened on Sunday morning.

03 Mar 2022

Vladimir Putin

Know all about Olena Zelenska, the First Lady of Ukraine

Ever since Russia launched an invasion of Ukraine, political figures, including President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, have taken to social media to encourage citizens to stay strong and ask help from the international community.

26 Feb 2022


Russia-Ukraine crisis: Zelenskyy seeks political support on call with Modi

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has reportedly held talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday to discuss the situation in his country amid the Russian invasion.

26 Feb 2022


Ukraine says it derailed Russian bid to capture capital Kyiv

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Saturday said his country's military had halted the Russian forces' attempt to capture the capital Kyiv and oust his government.

26 Feb 2022


'Need ammunition, not ride': Ukrainian President rejects US's evacuation offer

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has turned down an offer from the United States government to be evacuated from the country amid the Russian invasion, according to a report by Associated Press.

25 Feb 2022


Russia says ready to talk if Ukraine 'lays down arms'

Russia is ready to hold talks with its hostile neighbor Ukraine if the latter laid down its arms, the country's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said, according to news agency AFP.

22 Apr 2019


He once played Ukraine's President, is now one in real-life

A comedian with no political experience won a landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election, drawing congratulations from global leaders while dealing a stunning rebuke to his country's political establishment.