Ukraine: News

03 Jun 2023

Volodymyr Zelenskyy

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.

02 Jun 2023


Russia claims US intelligence hacked thousands of iPhones

Russia has reportedly accused United States (US) intelligence agencies of hacking thousands of iPhones belonging to Russians and other foreign diplomats in the nation.

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

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.

09 May 2023

Pulitzer Prize

2023 Pulitzer Prize: NYT, AP win for Ukraine war coverage

The New York Times on Monday won the Pulitzer Prize in the international reporting category for its coverage of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, while the Associated Press earned two awards for its coverage of Ukraine.

Texas: SUV runs over bystanders, 8 killed; hate crime suspected

At least eight people were killed and several others were injured after an SUV crashed into a group outside a migrant aid center in south Texas, United States, AP reported.

05 May 2023


Wagner boss Prigozhin threatens to withdraw troops from Ukraine's Bakhmut

Yevgeny Prigozhin, the leader of the Wagner Group, a Russian private military company, threatened to pull out his troops from the Ukrainian city of Bakhmut after Wednesday, citing a lack of ammunition.

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

Volodymyr Zelenskyy

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.

03 May 2023

Vladimir Putin

Russia accuses Ukraine of attempted drone attack on Putin's residence

Russia on Wednesday accused Ukraine of attempting an overnight drone strike on the Kremlin to assassinate President Vladimir Putin, Al Jazeera reported, quoting Russian news agencies.

02 May 2023


Ukraine apologizes, deletes controversial tweet on Goddess Kali

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Emine Dzheppar on Monday issued an apology over the country's defense ministry's now-deleted controversial tweet on Hindu Goddess Kali.

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.

21 Apr 2023


Russia's war jet 'accidentally' bombs its own city, damages buildings

A Russian warplane "accidentally" dropped a bomb on its own city of Belgorod, just 40 km from the border with Ukraine, on Thursday.

12 Apr 2023

Narendra Modi

Russia-Ukraine crisis: India promises enhanced humanitarian aid to Ukraine

India has promised Ukraine enhanced humanitarian aid after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting the same.

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.

08 Apr 2023


Ukraine's deputy foreign minister to visit India on Sunday

The first deputy foreign minister of war-torn Ukraine, Emine Dzhaparova, is set to commence her four-day visit to India on Sunday to discuss bilateral relations as well as global issues of mutual interest, as per PTI.

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.

25 Mar 2023


Russia to recruit 400,000 soldiers amid Ukraine's 'major counteroffensive' plans

Russia's Ministry of Defence is planning to recruit 400,000 additional contract soldiers from April, with a focus on thwarting a "major counteroffensive" being planned by Ukraine, Bloomberg reported.

23 Mar 2023

Vladimir Putin

Russia will 'bomb' country that arrests President Putin, warns ally 

Dmitry Medvedev, Russian President Vladimir Putin's close ally, warned that Russia will launch a war and bomb any country that arrests Putin. The threatening message was made by him in a video posted on Telegram.

19 Mar 2023

Vladimir Putin

Putin's replacement in offing, dissatisfaction growing within Russia: Ukraine official

Vladimir Putin might soon be replaced as Russia's president as dissatisfaction against him is allegedly growing within the country amid the Russia-Ukraine crisis, claimed a Ukrainian intelligence official.

Biden to host Modi for state dinner; China on 'menu' 

United States (US) President Joe Biden will likely host PM Narendra Modi for a state dinner this summer amid deepening Indo-US ties in various sectors, reported Bloomberg.

18 Mar 2023

Vladimir Putin

Arrest warrant issued against Putin, but can he be apprehended

An arrest warrant was issued by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday against Russian President Vladimir Putin over war crime allegations of illegally deporting children from Ukraine.

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.

03 Mar 2023


Politician who watched Putin's speech with noodles to face court

Russian politician Mikhail Abdalkin will appear in court on Tuesday for allegedly discrediting the army in a viral video, Reuters reported. On February 21, Abdalkin posted a video of himself listening to President Vladimir Putin's speech with noodles hanging over his ear.

02 Mar 2023

Vladimir Putin

Putin living secretly in $120M palace with girlfriend, kids: Report

Russian President Vladimir Putin is rumored to be living with his alleged girlfriend, Alina Kabaeva, in a vast countryside estate that reportedly features numerous grand mansions and a playground for their kids.

01 Mar 2023

Internet Shutdown

India tops internet shutdown list for 5th straight year

For the fifth year in a row, India has topped the list of countries that cut access to the internet.

24 Feb 2023

Russia-Ukraine crisis

Russia-Ukraine crisis: India, China abstain from UN vote on 'peace'

On the eve of the first anniversary of the Russia-Ukraine crisis on Thursday, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) called for a resolution demanding Russia's immediate withdrawal from Ukraine and "lasting peace" in the country.

23 Feb 2023

G20 Summit

Host India doesn't want G20 to discuss Russia sanctions: Reports

India, which is hosting the G20 this year, reportedly does not want the forum's member nations to discuss additional sanctions by Western countries on Russia for its invasion of Ukraine.

21 Feb 2023

Vladimir Putin

Impossible to defeat Russia, will continue Ukraine offensive 'systematically': Putin

In his annual state of the nation address on Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed to "systematically" continue its offensive against Ukraine.

21 Feb 2023

Joe Biden

US President Joe Biden to meet NATO allies in Poland

United States President Joe Biden is all set to meet the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allies in Poland to reinforce American and NATO support for Ukraine in the war against Russia.

21 Feb 2023

Joe Biden

How did US keep Biden's surprise Ukraine visit a secret

United States President Joe Biden's visit to Ukraine on Monday amid the war surprised everyone, including the political establishment in Washington.

20 Feb 2023

Joe Biden

Biden makes surprise Kyiv visit ahead of Russia-Ukraine war anniversary

United States President Joe Biden made a surprise visit to Ukraine on Monday as the ongoing war in the country is closing in on its one-year anniversary.

US fostering Islamic terrorists for attack: Russian spy service

Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) has claimed it received inputs that the United States (US) is grooming Islamic terrorists to attack targets in Russia and the former Soviet Union, Reuters reported.

Leave Russia immediately: US tells its citizens fearing arbitrary arrests

The United States (US) has asked all its citizens in Russia to leave the country immediately in view of the Russia-Ukraine war and the risk of arbitrary arrest by law enforcement agencies and forced military enlistment.

06 Feb 2023


Turkey: 2 more earthquakes of magnitudes 7.6, 6 hit country

Two more earthquakes of magnitudes 7.6 and 6.0 on the Richter scale rocked Turkey on Monday, merely hours after a powerful 7.8-magnitude quake struck the country, said reports.

30 Jan 2023

United Kingdom

Putin threatened with missile strike before Russia-Ukraine war: Boris Johnson

Former UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson claimed in a new BBC documentary that Russian President Vladimir Putin once threatened him with a missile strike during a lengthy phone call before Russia invaded Ukraine in February last year.

18 Jan 2023

Vladimir Putin

Ukraine: Minister, 17 others die in Helicopter crash near Kyiv

At least 18 persons died including a Ukraine minister after a helicopter crashed near a Kindergarten in the city of Brovary outside Kyiv city on Wednesday, AFP reported.

03 Jan 2023


Ukraine's rocket strike killed 63 Russian troops, Kremlin confirms

Ukraine fired rockets at a building where Russian forces were stationed in Makiivka, eastern Donetsk region—currently under Russia's control—killing 63 of them, the Kremlin's Defence Ministry confirmed on Monday.

29 Dec 2022


Russia fires over 120 missiles into Ukraine, 3 injured

An air raid alert was issued across Ukraine on Thursday morning as Russia fired over 120 missiles from air and sea, targeting the former's population and civilian infrastructure in major cities.

23 Dec 2022

Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin says Russia wants to end war in Ukraine

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia wants to end the war in Ukraine, and suggested that the only way to achieve a peaceful outcome will involve a diplomatic resolution.

22 Dec 2022

Volodymyr Zelenskyy

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

Volodymyr Zelenskyy

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 Dec 2022

Narendra Modi

Russia-Ukraine conflict: PM Modi reiterates need for dialogue to Putin

Speaking to Russia's President Vladimir Putin over the phone, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated his call for dialogue and diplomacy to resolve the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, as the former launched fresh strikes on it.

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