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Russia steps up pace of missile attacks on residential targets

July 03, 2022 3:27 pm

The pace of Russia’s strikes on civilian targets, often with outdated and imprecise missiles, is picking up, Ukrainian and Western officials as well as Russian analysts say, as its forces run low on more sophisticated weapons in their struggle to make progress in the fifth month of the conflict.

Russians press assault on eastern Ukrainian city

July 03, 2022 7:31 am

Ukrainian fighters have spent weeks trying to defend the city of Lysychansk and to keep it from falling to Russia, as neighbouring Sievierodonetsk did a week ago.

Food crisis starts to bite Africa amid Russia-Ukraine war

July 02, 2022 4:14 pm

Disruptions in food shipments after the Russian invasion of Ukraine are pushing up prices of food staples in Africa, making an already alarming situation worse. With food insecurity and acute hunger set to increase, affecting 174 million people, Africa is on the brink of a humanitarian crisis

Ukraine bans Russian music and books

June 30, 2022 3:17 pm

Ukraine's parliament has determined that it is illegal to import and sell books from publishers in Russia or Belarus, as well as those in occupied parts of Ukraine.

Russia Ukraine War: How a football field turns into a giant crater after a missile strike

June 30, 2022 8:04 am

Ukraine's air defense systems could intercept 3 out of 8 missiles on the day; but the rest hit various targets in Mykolaiv including a military station, and the stadium, leaving a 15-meter wide and 5-meter deep crater.

Russia's fashion industry looks for the silver lining

June 28, 2022 11:57 am

Scores of Western designer labels have quit Russia as part of a backlash against Moscow's decision to send troops into Ukraine, leaving their domestic competitors to take centre-stage.

Ukraine confirms fall of Sievierodonetsk after weeks-long fight

June 25, 2022 10:24 pm

The fall of Sievierodonetsk - once home to more than 100,000 people, now a wasteland - was Russia's biggest victory since capturing the port of Mariupol last month.

No pressure from G-7 to stop buying oil from Russia: Foreign Secretary

June 24, 2022 11:19 pm

Kwatra said it is purely determined, governed and motivated by India's energy security considerations, noting that it is one of the key aspects in terms of the country's national economic interests.

Russians focus firepower to seize 2 villages in east Ukraine

June 23, 2022 5:56 pm

Russian military captured two villages and vied for control of a key highway in an offensive that could cut supply lines and encircle some frontline Ukrainian forces. 

Russia's invasion of Ukraine: Putin to mark WW2 anniversary; 'Luhansk region toughest spot'

June 22, 2022 2:54 pm

To mark WW II anniversary, Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to lay flowers to 'honour the dead', Reuters said in a report.


'Till death do us part': Ukraine couples get married in war times

July 03, 2022 7:16 pm

With Russia's invasion into Ukraine, love stood out as couples got married ahead of war.

Russian missiles destroy shopping centre in Ukraine

June 08, 2022 10:47 pm

As Russia continues to spread terror, a shopping mall in the capital city of Kyiv was hit by Russian missiles.