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  • Russian shelling hits high-rise building in Kiev

    Russian shelling hits high-rise building in Kiev

    On Monday, two people were killed after a nine-storey apartment building in the capital city was struck by Russian shelling.

    March 15, 2022
  • Many Russian warplanes fire missiles from inside Russian airspace

    Many Russian warplanes fire missiles from inside Russian airspace

    The Ukrainians have relied on drones, especially to attack Russian convoys.

    March 12, 2022
  • Russian forces resort to looting: Ukraine military

    Russian forces resort to looting: Ukraine military

    In its latest update on the situation, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said the robberies were reported in the Kharkiv, Sumy, Chernihiv and Kiev regions, UNIAN reported.

    March 8, 2022
  • First Russian general killed in Ukraine war

    First Russian general killed in Ukraine war

    He added that fighting continues in Sumy and Chernihiv regions, which are saving Kiev from the siege.

    March 4, 2022
  • ‘9,166 Russian personnel dead since Ukraine invasion began’

    ‘9,166 Russian personnel dead since Ukraine invasion began’

    In a tweet, the Ministry said that from February 24 until Friday, Russia has also lost 939 armoured combat vehicles, 404 units of automobile equipment, 251 tanks, 105 artillery systems, 60 fuel tanks, 50 multiple rocket launchers, 37 helicopters, 33 aircraft, 18 air defence units, three unmanned aerial vehicles and two speed boats.

    March 4, 2022
  • Russian forces seize Ukrainian nuke plant

    Russian forces seize Ukrainian nuke plant

    It said that the plant's power unit 4 is the only one working currently, while planned preventive maintenance is underway at unit 1 and units 2 and 3 have been disconnected from the grid.

    March 4, 2022
  • CPI denounces Russian military advances in Ukraine; appeals for end of war

    CPI denounces Russian military advances in Ukraine; appeals for end of war

    Expressing concern over human and material losses in Ukraine as the Russian forces advanced in its neighbouring country, the CPI demanded restoration of peace and return to the path of diplomacy and dialogue.

    March 1, 2022
  • Russian forces continue advancing ‘in all directions’

    Russian forces continue advancing ‘in all directions’

    Troops from Lugansk have advanced up to 46 km and captured the settlements of Schastia and Muratovo, while troops from Donetsk have advanced another 10 km from the frontline, according to the ministry.

    February 27, 2022
  • Signal to Kremlin

    Signal to Kremlin

    Senior defence officials said that the “tense standoff” was leading the United States, its Nato allies and Russia into what the Pentagon calls “uncharted territory”. The number of Russian troops on Ukraine’s borders has crossed 100,000; indeed, the Pentagon has for the first time confirmed what intelligence analysts have described for the past several weeks.

    February 5, 2022
  • 8 killed in Russia university shooting, student detained

    8 killed in Russia university shooting, student detained

    "A student opened fire on the territory of one of the buildings of the Perm State University. The information on the dead and injured is being specified. The suspect is detained," TASS News Agency quoted Svetlana Petrenko, an official representative of the Investigative Committee, as saying

    September 20, 2021
  • Siberia at Stake

    Siberia at Stake

    Siberians have realized that, for better or for worse, Beijing is a lot closer than Moscow. The land is already providing China, ‘the factory of the world,‘ with much of its raw materials, especially oil, gas and timber. Increasingly, Chinese-owned factories in Siberia churn out finished goods, as if the region already were a part of the Middle Kingdom‘s economy

    June 27, 2021
  • Russia registers nearly 30 percent more terror crimes in 2020

    Russia registers nearly 30 percent more terror crimes in 2020

    Meanwhile, the Ministry registered 833 crimes of an extremist nature in 2020, up 42.4 per cent year on year.

    January 22, 2021
  • From Russia, with love

    From Russia, with love

    Mr Johnson has described as “absolutely absurd” suggestions that his government was sleeping at the wheel, even as the report highlighted that Russian intelligence views UK as one of its top targets.

    July 24, 2020
  • US imposes sanctions on Russian oil giant rosneft to press Venezuela

    US imposes sanctions on Russian oil giant rosneft to press Venezuela

    The sanctions will block any assets of Rosneft Trading or the Belgian-born Casimiro that come through the United States. It also makes transactions with them a crime for anyone under US jurisdiction.

    February 19, 2020
  • 2 dead in a school shooting in Russia, 3 injured

    2 dead in a school shooting in Russia, 3 injured

    It was unclear what prompted the attack. The attacker shot himself soon after the police arrived.

    November 14, 2019
  • Taliban delegation meets Russian diplomats in Moscow

    Taliban delegation meets Russian diplomats in Moscow

    This comes as the US President Donald Trump called off negotiations with the Taliban in which the two sides finalised an agreement in principle which would have paved the ground for a gradual withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan.

    September 14, 2019
  • Ukraine arrests Russian tanker along with seized documents

    Ukraine arrests Russian tanker along with seized documents

    On July 25, the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) detained a Russian tanker in the Ukrainian port of Izmail for its alleged involvement in last November's Kerch Strait incident.

    July 31, 2019