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Ukraine Russia conflict


'We had to watch bombs being dropped on our homes'

April 21, 2022 1:13 pm

The World War II resistance fighter is grateful for the opportunity to address Germans directly. "I want Germany to try to bring about peace in the world. There will be no peace for as long as there is war. The Germans are being too hesitant."

Experts see little hope in Ukraine-Russia talks

April 12, 2022 6:01 pm

Ukraine has proposed to Russia that it will be willing to let go off its aspirations to join the NATO and opt for neutrality in lieu of security guarantees from other countries. But many experts believe that this is not going to work out.

Hackers’ fake claims of Ukrainian surrender aren’t fooling anyone. So what’s their goal?

April 06, 2022 12:32 pm

Since Russia’s invasion began in late February, hackers have repeatedly broken into the social media accounts and broadcasting systems of trusted information sources in Ukraine, like government officials and prominent media outlets.

Satellite images show long trench at Ukrainian mass grave site, Maxar says

April 04, 2022 1:07 pm

Ukraine accused Russian forces on Sunday of carrying out a "massacre" in the town, one of many recaptured by Ukrainian troops as Russia regrouped for battles in eastern Ukraine.

Instagram’s famous ‘cat with wine’ from Ukraine raises $10k for animals in war-hit nation

April 01, 2022 2:21 pm

Thirteen-year-old tabby Stepan had to flee from Kharkiv with his human last month.

‘Noble cause’: Gujarati folk singers perform in US, raise Rs 2.5 crore for Ukrainians

March 31, 2022 9:44 am

The two Gujarati singers are making waves online as videos and photos showed enthusiastic NRIs showering wads of cash on them.

Oscars 2022: Stars show support for Ukraine with flag colours, ribbons, pins on the red carpet

March 28, 2022 10:13 am

While some referred to the war in speeches, some, like Jason Momoa, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jamie Lee Curtis, Samuel L.  Jackson, Tyler Perry, among others, wore their support on their lapels and fingers in the form of ribbons and pins in the colours of the Ukrainian flag.

It was a very peaceful country: Punjab AAP MLA recalls her years in Ukraine as a medical student

March 27, 2022 12:04 pm

Two decades ago, she was a medical student in Ukraine. Now, 39-year-old Dr Amandeep Kaur Arora is one of Aam Aadmi Party’s 92 MLAs in Punjab, having defeated actor Sonu Sood’s sister, Malvika Sood of the Congress, in Moga this month.

Mariupol cites witnesses suggesting 300 may have been killed in theatre bombing

March 25, 2022 5:56 pm

The Ukrainian government has previously said that it was impossible to tell how many were killed because Mariupol is in chaos and under almost constant bombardment from besieging Russian forces.

Month into war, a message from 16th century tower: ‘Will fight till the end’

March 26, 2022 7:47 am

In this oblast (province), which has largely been untouched by Russian aggression, more than 30,000 people have joined the Armed Forces, and 20,000 more have volunteered to join the Territorial Defence Force, according to Maksym Kozytskyy, who heads the Lviv Oblast Military Administration.


Ukraine’s largest museum strives to preserve its works of artistic and cultural importance

March 16, 2022 4:26 pm

Amid the bare walls and shrouded statues, Ihor Kozhan, Andrey Sheptytsky National Museum general director, lamented the empty museum, which has survived two world wars.