China will send a special envoy to Ukraine, Russia and other European nations from Monday to discuss a “political settlement” to the war in Ukraine. Notably, the special convoys sending decision was taken by the Chinese Government to discuss a political statement. From May 15, Ambassador Li Hui, a special representative of the Chinese government for Eurasian Affairs, will visit Ukraine, Poland, France, Germany and Russia, said China.
Days after Ukrainian authorities arrested Viktor Medvedhuk, the closest ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, his celebrity wife has appealed to President Zelensky for his immediate release. She has also alleged physical and mental torture from the Ukrainian officials, and referred to her husband as a "political prisoner." His wife Oksana Marchenko has served as the host on 'X-Factor Ukraine' in the past.
As a result of US Sanctions on Russia, around 400 firms have decided to curtail their business activities in the country. Founder of Exterro, Bobby Balachandran, expressed his grief towards the people of Ukraine. To date, several Ukrainians have fled the country as war hits the second month. Describing the situation in Ukraine as "very sad", Balachandran said, "our heart goes to people who are impacted by the conflict."
The wife of a former Ukrainian member of Parliament was caught by Hungarian authorities with USD 28 million and 1.3 million euros worth of cash, while fleeing the country due to the ongoing war situation. Belarussian media outlet NEXTA shared images of it on Twitter with six suitcases full of cash. Many wondered whether the money is stashed for making donations to war-affected people or for personal gains.
According to a US official, Russia has seemed military aid from China while invading Ukraine. The conclusion has put China in a tough spot already, due to two major trading relations with US and European Union. “We will not allow that to go forward,” said White House advisor Jake Sullivan. However, he warned China to avoid helping Russia from the global sanctions, further, which has hammered the Russian economy.
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Facebook and Instagram are devised to allow any speech about violence against Russia regards the invasion of Ukraine, on March 11. As per other news agency, it was reported that US companies will allow posts for death to President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko in countries like Ukraine, Russia and Poland. This decision was made after Russia blocked access to Facebook after the inflammatory speeches against… read-more
PM Narendra Modi is likely to hold a Union Cabinet meeting, on March 9, to discuss various issued related to Ukraine-Russia invasion crisis. Notably, this is the third meeting over the issue, which would be chaired by the PM. Besides, India's 'Operation Ganga' with commercial and IAF aircrafts, evacuated approximately 17,400 Indians, by March 8. Meanwhile, Ukraine and Russia entered the 14th day of war, amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine.… read-more
The Russian-Ukraine war of invasion, entered day 13, with claims of Russian General being killed in Khkarkiv, Ukraine, but official announcement awaited. Furthermore, civilians are working to flee from the country, amid the war situation. On March 7, a meeting was held with both the countries' delegations present near the Belarus-Poland border. The Ukraine side called a little peace progress, whereas the Russian side's expectations "were not… read-more
In a bizzare video on the internet, a Russian father breaks his son's iPhone. He was seen smashing the phone with a hammer repeatedly, an action to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine invasion conflict. He also said, "Here’s our response to American sanctions! We don’t fear you! We’ll live without your nice ‘pretty’ things!” The video which went viral on social media platforms, gained lakhs of views and comments.
As Russian forces close in on Ukraine's capital city Kyiv, the benchmark for indices have decreased to one percent. The Nifty has swiftly moved high to low with 1.12%, with the Sensex gyrating 735 points. HDFC Bank, Bajaj Auto and Hero Motocorp were among the companies to lose the Nifty between 1.15% to 3.65%, while Coal India and Tata Steel had their gains.
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