Approval of Nuclear Weapon is Russia's plan to deploy tactical nuclear bombs in Belarus, which borders Ukraine. Putin emphasized that this action serves as a deterrent against any potential threat to Russia and its strategic interests. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko supported Putin's claims, stating that his nation had received "bombs and missiles" from Russia, including some reportedly three times more powerful than those used in… read-more
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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.
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.
A Kyiv government official said that the country of Ukraine has suffered damages worth at least $1 trillion since the beginning of the Russian invasion. Economic advisor to president Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Oleg Ustenko, said that the damages include “direct and indirect costs”. He further stated that the figure is equivalent to five times Ukraine’s annual GDP. He also said, Ukraine suffered $100 billion in losses, after the first two weeks.
Amid the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, the United States of America has announced military aid of USD 2.98 billion to Ukraine. The announcement has come on the occasion of Ukraine’s Independence Day on August 24, and the aid will include weapons and equipments. Furthermore, Biden congratulated Ukrainians stating, “On behalf of all Americans, I congratulate the people of Ukraine on their Independence Day”.
Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelenskyy has urged the western countries to impose a blanket travel ban against Russia. While the idea was welcomed by some nations, it angered Moscow. The proposal came in an interview with the Washington Post. Zelenskyy then stated that the sanctions imposed against Russia on February 24 were too weak. "Whichever… read-more
With no end in sight to the Russia-Ukraine war, five more people have been reported dead and twenty others have been injured, in fresh airstrikes led by the Russian forces on Ukrainian streets and buildings. Four million Ukrainians have already fled their native land. Ukraine has condemned the artillery attacks. Zelensky has slammed Russia for what he has described as artillery against regular civilians.
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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.
A video released by Ukraine's Ministry of Defence shows President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaking with Melitopol's mayor Ivan Fedorov who was released by Russian forces. Mayor Fedorov was detained by Russian forces on March 11. According to a video, mayor Ivan Fedorov thanked Zelenskyy for not "abandoning him" and Zelenskyy replied, "we don't abandon our own." Furthermore, nine captured Russian soldiers were handed over to secure the freedom of… read-more
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Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy was offered to be evacuated from the capital city of Kyiv by US, amid ongoing Russian invasion, on February 26. Zelenskyy declined the offer and decided to keep up his promise of defending Ukraine. Zelenskyy also stated that the capital city of Kyiv must be protected at all costs. "I have to say absolutely openly. This night will be more difficult than the day," said Zelenskyy.
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