Russia has used its veto at the UN Security Council to scuttle a draft resolution that sought to condemn its annexations of Ukrainian territory. But even Moscow’s close friends China an India chose to abstain rather than vote against the resolution that condemned the Kremlin’s latest actions in Ukraine... “Not a single country voted with Russia ... .
A Russian airstrike has destroyed a humanitarian convoy in southern Ukraine leaving dozens of civilians dead and wounded, Ukrainian officials said today ... Oleksandr Starukh, the Zaporizhzhia regional governor, said at least 23 people were killed and another 28 were wounded in the strike, all of whom were civilians ... more videos. 1 2 3. Watch video ... Col ... .
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(Reuters) – Russian PresidentVladimir Putin was set to host a ceremony on Friday for the annexation of four Ukrainian regions, while his Ukrainian counterpart said Putin would have to be stopped if Russia was to avoid the most damaging consequences of the war ...U.N ... “It can still be stopped ... U.S ... U.N ... He did not specify the location ... .
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A photo of a plane purporting to be operated by Qantas went viral this week, after it was suggested duct tape had been used to fix major maintenance issues. So what's really going on? ......read full story. .
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Condemning the Russia’s strike on the city of Zaporizhzhia, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called the Russia ‘terrorist state’ and ‘bloodthristy scum’. After shelling reported in southern Zaporizhzha, President Zelenskyy said, "Only complete terrorists could do this." ...The U.S ... (With inputs from PTI) ... .
CNN — Russia will on Friday begin formally annexing up to 18% of Ukrainian territory, with PresidentVladimir Putin expected to host a ceremony in the Kremlin to declare four occupied Ukrainian territories part of Russia. The ceremony would take place on Friday at 15.00 local time (08.00 ET) in the Kremlin’s St ... “It is a dangerous escalation ... ....
Kingship knows no kinship.” This old Indian saying is attributed to Aurangzeb, the Mughal emperor who murdered his own three brothers to take the throne. It is a sad fact, even in the competitive Indian politics of today. Politicians use any strategy to gain control. The present ruling party in India is a classic example ... Two birds with one stone ... ....