India Abstained From Voting In UN General Assembly Regarding Ukraine Peace Resolution
India abstained from voting on a resolution put forward by Ukraine and its supporters in the United Nations General Assembly. On February 24, the resolution, titled ‘Principles of the Charter of the UN for lasting peace in Ukraine,' was adopted by a vote of 141 in favor and 7 against, with 32 abstentions. Meanwhile, speaking of India's stand, EAM S Jaishankar said, India just want peace for the world.
Tags: UN General Assembly, EAM S Jaishankar, Vote, Ukraine, Peace
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Russia Warns World War III If Ukraine Joins US NATO
Issuing a stern warning to the US and other NATO military alliances, Russia said that the admission of Ukraine to NATO could result in a 'third world war'. On October 12, Security Council of the Russian Federation, Alexander Venediktov said, "If Ukraine is admitted into the US-led NATO military alliance, then the conflict in Ukraine would be guaranteed to escalate into World War Three."
Tags: Russia, Ukraine, World War III, NATO, US
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Indian Govt Asks To Avoid Non-Essential Travel To Ukraine
Concerned over the escalation of hostilities in Ukraine, India advised its citizens to avoid all non-essential travel to and within Ukraine. On October 10, the Government of India asked them to strictly follow the safety and security guidelines issued by the local authorities. The advisory comes hours after Russia carried out strikes against multiple Ukrainian cities, including Kyiv, which killed 10 people and left 60 others injured.
Tags: Ukraine, Indian Govt, Travel Advisory, War Zone, Russia-Ukraine
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
Russia’s Putin, Ukraine’s Zelenskyy To Attend G20 Summit In Bali
Russian president Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy have agreed to attend the G20 Summit in Indonesia’s Bali. This will become the first time both the leaders share a common platform, since the beginning of the war. The summit is scheduled to be held on November 15 and 16. Indonesia’s ambassador to UAE Husin Bagis said, “we are deciding which hotels to put them up in”.
Tags: Russia, Ukraine, G20 Summit, Bali, Putin
Elon Musk Throws Another Jab Against Ukraine-Russia Conflict: Twitter War
Elon Musk who received criticism for his series of tweets on Russian invasion of Ukraine, has made another tweet stating, “War is the ultimate Supreme Court”. This too, has been criticised widely, and some have asked him to delete the tweet entirely. Musk’s tweet is being interpreted as a show of support to Russia. However, Musk has dismissed such claims and expressed his neutrality in the war.
Tags: Elon Musk, Twitter, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Russia, Ukraine
Elon Musk, Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy Trade Jabs On Twitter
Elon Musk and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy went back and forth with the heated conversation regarding the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine. It started with Elon Musk’s Tweet, seeking a poll from the public, Musk shared his views on how to end the war. Musk suggested Ukraine staying neutral, and Russia taking over Crimea. To which, Zelenskyy replied, questioning if Musk is pro Russia.
Tags: Elon Musk, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Ukraine, Russia, Crimea
Russia ‘Kidnaps’ Head Of Ukrainian Nuclear Power Plant In Zaporizhzhia
Russia has been accused of “kidnapping” the head of nuclear power plant in Ukraine’s Russia occupied Zaporizhzhia. The victim identified as Ihor Murashov was reportedly detained while on his way to the town of Enerhodar. Murashov was taken at around 4 pm on September 30. “He was taken out of the car, and with his eyes blindfolded he was driven in an unknown direction, said a state agency.
Tags: Ukraine, Russia, Ihor Murashov, Zaporizhzhia, Enerhodar
World Bank Announces $530 Million Additional Aid To Ukraine Amid Russian Invasion
The World Bank has announced to provide an additional aid of $530 million to Ukraine amid the ongoing war against Russia. The World Bank also stated that United Kingdom’s contribution to the addition aid is $500 million, and Kingdom of Denmark’s contribution is $30 million. With this, the total aid provided by World Bank to Ukraine is $13 billion. Of which, $11 billion has been fully disbursed.
Tags: Ukraine, Russia, World Bank, Financial Aid, EU
Afghanistan To Buy Oil, Gas & Wheat From Russia At ‘Special Discount’, Signs Deal
The Taliban-led Afghanistan government has signed a trade deal with Russia to buy oil, gas and wheat at a discounted price. Afghanistan’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry spokesperson Abdul Salam Jawad Akhundzada said that the imports will commence “within days of weeks”. Happy with the deal, Akhundzada said that Afghanistan wishes to continue making such deals with Russia in the future.
Tags: Russia, Ukraine, Afghanistan (2508, Taliban, International trade
Japan Bans Export Of Chemical-Related Goods To Russia Amid Nuclear Scare
Japan has announced to ban the export of chemical-related good to Russia, following Russia’s nuclear threats against Ukraine. Japan has also halted transactions with about 21 Russian organisations such as science labs, in view of the same. Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said that Japan is “deeply concerned” about the possible use of nuclear weapons by Russia. He further assured to support Ukraine and issue sanctions against… read-more
Tags: Russia, Ukraine, Japan, Hirokazu Matsuno, Nuclear Weapons