Articles about Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin undergoes new surgery

18 May 2022

World
Russian President Vladimir Putin undergoes new surgery

Days after former British spy Christopher Steele claimed that Russian President Vladimir Putin is "seriously ill," Express reported that he recently underwent a surgery to remove fluid from his abdomen.

Coup to overthrow Putin underway: Ukraine amid 'ill health' reports

16 May 2022

World
Coup to overthrow Putin underway: Ukraine amid 'ill health' reports

A top Ukrainian defense official has stated that a coup to depose Russian President Vladimir Putin is currently underway and cannot be stopped.

Putin 'seriously ill,' claims ex-spy; oligarch says it's blood cancer

16 May 2022

World
Putin 'seriously ill,' claims ex-spy; oligarch says it's blood cancer

Russian President Vladimir Putin is "seriously ill," claimed former British spy Christopher Steele, adding his illness is an "element" of everything that is happening in Ukraine.

Ukraine: India to reopen embassy in Kyiv from May 17

14 May 2022

World
Ukraine: India to reopen embassy in Kyiv from May 17

India has announced that its consulate in Ukraine will reopen on Tuesday in the country's capital of Kyiv, the Ministry of External Affairs stated.

Finland announces support for NATO membership; Russia warns of consequences

13 May 2022

World
Finland announces support for NATO membership; Russia warns of consequences

Leaders of Finland on Thursday supported the move to apply for joining the United States-led military alliance North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

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

09 May 2022

World
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."

India wants Russian crude oil for less than $70/barrel: Report

04 May 2022

Business
India wants Russian crude oil for less than $70/barrel: Report

In the light of extremely harsh Western economic sanctions against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine, India is reportedly persuading Moscow to provide further discounts on crude oil.

Putin to undergo cancer treatment, transfer power to Patrushev: Reports

03 May 2022

World
Putin to undergo cancer treatment, transfer power to Patrushev: Reports

Russian President Vladimir Putin is likely to undergo cancer surgery soon and temporarily transfer power to the country's Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev.

Russia-Ukraine war: Explosions rock Kyiv again during UN chief's visit

29 Apr 2022

World
Russia-Ukraine war: Explosions rock Kyiv again during UN chief's visit

In the boldest attack the Ukrainian capital has faced since Russian forces retreated weeks ago, Moscow bombarded targets across several Ukrainian cities, including Kyiv, during United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres's visit on Thursday.

Russia cuts gas to 2 NATO countries; Europe criticizes 'blackmail'

28 Apr 2022

World
Russia cuts gas to 2 NATO countries; Europe criticizes 'blackmail'

Russia on Wednesday cut off the natural gas supply to two North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) countries, Bulgaria and Poland.

2 Russian oligarchs and their families found dead: Details here

25 Apr 2022

World
2 Russian oligarchs and their families found dead: Details here

In a shocking development, two Russian oligarchs—Vladislav Avayev and Sergei Protosenya—and their families were found dead in Russia and Spain, respectively, within a span of 24 hours last week.

Russia-Ukraine war: UN chief to meet Putin, Zelenskyy next week

23 Apr 2022

World
Russia-Ukraine war: UN chief to meet Putin, Zelenskyy next week

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will reportedly meet Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy next week.

Sarmat: Russia tests new nuclear-capable missile, Vladimir Putin warns enemies

21 Apr 2022

World
Sarmat: Russia tests new nuclear-capable missile, Vladimir Putin warns enemies

Russia successfully test-fired its new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), called the Sarmat, on Wednesday.

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

19 Apr 2022

World
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."

Russia-Ukraine war: 'Missile strikes on Kyiv will increase,' says Russia

15 Apr 2022

World
Russia-Ukraine war: 'Missile strikes on Kyiv will increase,' says Russia

After slamming Ukraine for allegedly targeting its border towns, Russia's Defence Ministry on Friday warned it would increase missile attacks on Kyiv in response to strikes on Russian soil.

Russia-Ukraine war: Russian warship Moskva sinks, Ukraine claims missile strike

15 Apr 2022

World
Russia-Ukraine war: Russian warship Moskva sinks, Ukraine claims missile strike

Russia's Black Sea Fleet flagship, Moskva, sank on Thursday following a blast that Ukraine claimed was caused by its successful missile strike.

US monitoring rise in India's 'human rights abuses': Antony Blinken

12 Apr 2022

World
US monitoring rise in India's 'human rights abuses': Antony Blinken

In an unusually direct criticism of India, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the United States was monitoring "a rise in human rights abuses" in India by some officials on Monday.

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

10 Apr 2022

World
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.

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

09 Apr 2022

World
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.

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

08 Apr 2022

World
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.

Russia blocking humanitarian aid to Mariupol to hide killings: Zelenskyy

07 Apr 2022

World
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.

India condemns Bucha killings at UNSC, seeks impartial probe

06 Apr 2022

World
India condemns Bucha killings at UNSC, seeks impartial probe

India strongly denounced the civilian killings in the Ukrainian town of Bucha at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Tuesday.

Zelenskyy at UNSC: Act against Russia or close down UN

06 Apr 2022

World
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.

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

05 Apr 2022

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

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

Russia-Ukraine war: Several killed in Russian shelling in Kharkiv

04 Apr 2022

World
Russia-Ukraine war: Several killed in Russian shelling in Kharkiv

At least seven people were killed and 34 wounded, including three children, in Russian shelling in Ukraine's Kharkiv, the city's prosecutor's office informed.

Ukrainian troops retake control of 'whole Kyiv region'

03 Apr 2022

World
Ukrainian troops retake control of 'whole Kyiv region'

Days after Russia promised to withdraw its troops from capital Kyiv, Ukraine's deputy defense minister Hanna Malyar confirmed on Saturday that Ukrainian troops have regained control of the entire Kyiv region.

Russian forces creating 'complete disaster' outside Kyiv: Ukrainian President Zelenskyy

02 Apr 2022

World
Russian forces creating 'complete disaster' outside Kyiv: Ukrainian President Zelenskyy

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Saturday told Ukrainians that the Russian forces were creating 'a complete disaster' outside the capital Kyiv by leaving mines across the 'whole territory'.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov meets Indian counterpart S Jaishankar

01 Apr 2022

India
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov meets Indian counterpart S Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on Friday, a day after the US warned of "consequences" for attempting to "circumvent" its sanctions against Moscow amid the Russia-Ukraine war.

Ukraine ready for new Russian attacks in east: Zelenskyy

31 Mar 2022

World
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.

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

30 Mar 2022

World
'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'.

Russian oligarch Abramovich, Ukrainian peace negotiators suffered suspected poisoning: Reports

29 Mar 2022

World
Russian oligarch Abramovich, Ukrainian peace negotiators suffered suspected poisoning: Reports

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich and Ukrainian peace negotiators experienced symptoms of suspected poisoning following a meeting in Kyiv earlier this month, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Not considering buying Russian oil in rupees, minister informs Parliament

28 Mar 2022

India
Not considering buying Russian oil in rupees, minister informs Parliament

India is not considering purchasing oil from Russia or any other country using Indian rupees at present, following Western sanctions imposed on Russia for its invasion of Ukraine, Rameshwar Teli, the junior oil minister, told Parliament on Monday.

Ukraine says Russia wants to split it like Korea

28 Mar 2022

World
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.

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

27 Mar 2022

World
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.

Russia-Ukraine crisis: Moscow shifts strategy; to focus on Donbas 'liberation'

26 Mar 2022

World
Russia-Ukraine crisis: Moscow shifts strategy; to focus on Donbas 'liberation'

Russia on Friday announced a surprising shift in its strategy, hinting it may scale down its invasion of Ukraine to focus on the rebel-dominated Donbas region.

US, EU sign gas deal to reduce reliance on Russia

25 Mar 2022

World
US, EU sign gas deal to reduce reliance on Russia

The United States and the European Union (EU) on Friday unveiled a major deal that will help boost the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Europe.

Russia-Ukraine war approaches Kyiv; 3.6 million refugees flee

25 Mar 2022

World
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.

India abstains from voting on Russian resolution in UN

24 Mar 2022

World
India abstains from voting on Russian resolution in UN

Continuing with its neutral stance on the Russia-Ukraine crisis, India abstained from voting on a resolution brought by Russia on the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine at the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday (ET).

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

23 Mar 2022

World
'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.

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

22 Mar 2022

World
'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.

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