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Tattoo marathon raises money for army as Kyiv begins to reawaken

May 24, 2022 9:15 pm

After fighting moved away from the Kyiv region in early April, cultural life has started returning to Ukraine's capital. Restaurants and bars have reopened as groups of young people again fill Kyiv's public spaces.

US Treasury official heads to India to discuss Russian oil purchases

May 25, 2022 1:50 pm

India, the world's No. 3 oil importer, boosted Russian oil imports in April.

Ukraine: 200 bodies found in basement in Mariupol's ruins

May 25, 2022 12:37 pm

Ukraine war: 200 bodies have been discovered in a basement in Mariupol, making it one of the deadliest attacks in the 3-month old war. Meanwhile, heavy fighting rages on in the Donbas region, with 12 dead in an attack by Russian troops.

Quad signs off on Indo-Pacific: Split on Russia, unity on China

May 25, 2022 7:47 am

Significantly, while Washington and Tokyo were vocal in their criticism of Moscow — both US President Joe Biden and Japanese PM Fumio Kishida named Russia in their public statements — India and Australia did not do so in their opening statements at the summit.

Why Djokovic will drop 2,000 ranking points at Wimbledon

May 25, 2022 7:39 am

Players won't win points and at the same time will lose those gained last year too after the ATP stripped the grass Major of ranking points following the All-England Club's decision to ban Russian and Belarusian players.

Russia-Ukraine war: A recap of the third month of Putin's invasion

May 24, 2022 4:57 pm

Here is an overview of what happened in the third month of Russia's "special military mission" in Ukraine.

After 3 months of war, life in Russia has profoundly changed

May 24, 2022 3:24 pm

Moscow's vast shopping malls have turned into eerie expanses of shuttered storefronts once occupied by Western retailers.

At Quad summit, Biden hits out at Russia, terms Ukraine invasion a ‘dark hour in our shared history’

May 24, 2022 9:31 am

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a ‘global issue’, not just a European one, says US President Joe Biden.

Four European Union countries call for use of Russian assets to rebuild Ukraine

May 23, 2022 11:03 pm

On May 3, Ukraine estimated the amount of money needed to rebuild the country from the destruction wrought by Russia at around $600 billion.

Explained: What is Russia's Terminator tank support system, now deployed in Ukraine?

May 24, 2022 8:12 am

The tank support vehicles are designed to protect the Russian tanks against enemy infantry. They are basically a replacement for mechanised infantry troops in the urban battlefield.


Amid war, Ukrainian circus comes to town and stays in Italy

May 22, 2022 5:51 pm

Ukrainian troupe is giving joyous performances in the 'Alice in Wonderland' tour with their colourful costumes and cheerful smiles but behind all this, they are struggling.

In surprise visit to Ukraine, Jill Biden spends Mother's Day with families in war-ravaged nation

May 08, 2022 10:09 pm

In surprise visit to Ukraine, Jill Biden spends 'Mother's Day' with kids, their mothers in war-ravaged nation

50 days on, Ukraine continues to resist Russian invasion

April 14, 2022 7:50 pm

The governor of the Odesa region, Maksym Marchenko, said the Ukrainians struck the guided-missile cruiser Moskva with two missiles and caused "serious damage".

In 10 days, 1.5 million refugees from Ukraine cross over to neighbouring countries

March 06, 2022 8:57 pm

More than 1.5 million refugees from Ukraine have crossed into neighbouring countries in the space of 10 days, the fastest growing refugee crisis in Europe since World War Two, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said on Sunday.

As Russia's offensive enters Day 6, Ukraine puts up strong resistance

March 01, 2022 8:22 pm

Authorities in Kharkiv said at least seven people had been killed and dozens injured. They warned that casualties could be far higher.

Back from Ukraine: Tears and smiles as students reunite with families

February 28, 2022 10:42 pm

As Russian invasion into Ukraine has left its major cities, including its capital Kyiv, under siege, India has launched ‘Operation Ganga’ to bring back its citizens stuck in the war-torn country.

'Full-scale war': Russia launches military attack on Ukraine

February 24, 2022 8:35 pm

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday announced a military operation in Ukraine and warned other countries that any attempt to interfere with the Russian action would lead to “consequences they have never seen.”

On the edge: Life in a tense Ukraine

February 21, 2022 9:34 pm

With Russia-Ukraine tensions escalating, ordinary Ukrainian civilians are taking part in military drills to prepare for possible war, handling automatic rifles or advancing in formation as the country lives under the threat of a feared Russian invasion.

Training, preparations in Ukraine amid looming fears of Russian invasion

February 20, 2022 10:47 pm

Separatist leaders in eastern Ukraine have ordered a full military mobilization amid growing fears of Russian invasion.