Articles about Russia-Ukraine crisis

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.

In surprise move, Chinese media defends India's wheat export ban

16 May 2022

World
In surprise move, Chinese media defends India's wheat export ban

After the Group of Seven (G7) nations criticized India's decision to ban wheat exports, China—in a surprise move—came to India's defense.

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."

Is Elon Musk fearing death after veiled threat from Russia?

09 May 2022

Business
Is Elon Musk fearing death after veiled threat from Russia?

Elon Musk has whipped up a storm with his latest tweet talking about his death under "mysterious circumstances."

Hindustan Unilever hikes product prices for second time within month

06 May 2022

Business
Hindustan Unilever hikes product prices for second time within month

Indian consumers are likely to bear face an extra burden on their pockets as the country's FMCG giant Hindustan Unilever (HUL) raised product prices by up to 15% across categories, CNBC-TV18 reported on Friday.

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.

Angelina Jolie visits Ukrainian city Lviv, meets war-displaced people

01 May 2022

Entertainment
Angelina Jolie visits Ukrainian city Lviv, meets war-displaced people

Hollywood actor-philanthropist Angelina Jolie paid a surprise visit to Ukraine's Lviv city on Saturday.

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.

At $76.6B, India's 2021 military expenditure third-highest in world

25 Apr 2022

World
At $76.6B, India's 2021 military expenditure third-highest in world

India in 2021 became the world's third-highest military spender, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said on Monday.

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.

Nestle to hike prices of Maggi, KitKat, Nescafe in India?

21 Apr 2022

Business
Nestle to hike prices of Maggi, KitKat, Nescafe in India?

FMCG giant Nestle India said on Thursday the cost of key raw and packaging materials was seeing 10-year highs and continued to surge this quarter, impacting its profit from operations.

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."

Boris Johnson, PM Modi to discuss ties amid 'global challenges'

17 Apr 2022

India
Boris Johnson, PM Modi to discuss ties amid 'global challenges'

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is scheduled to visit India this week amid the changing global dynamics following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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.

Modi to hold virtual meeting with Biden today: Details here

11 Apr 2022

India
Modi to hold virtual meeting with Biden today: Details here

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a virtual meeting with the President of the United States, Joe Biden, on Monday, the Ministry of External Affairs stated on Sunday.

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 firm on its neutral stance: PM on Russia-Ukraine war

06 Apr 2022

Politics
India firm on its neutral stance: PM on Russia-Ukraine war

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that India's strong independent position in the midst of the Russia-Ukraine conflict has allowed it to prioritize its national interests without succumbing to global pressure.

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.

Buying discounted oil from Russia in national interest: FM Sitharaman

02 Apr 2022

Business
Buying discounted oil from Russia in national interest: FM Sitharaman

India has started procuring discounted crude oil from Russia despite concerns by the US, the Centre has confirmed.

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.

Not seeking to change India-Russia ties: US on Lavrov's visit

01 Apr 2022

World
Not seeking to change India-Russia ties: US on Lavrov's visit

Every country has its relationship with Russia and the United States doesn't seek to change that, US State Department spokesperson Ned Price said on Thursday.

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.

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