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  • The eruption in Kazakhstan

    The eruption in Kazakhstan

    Perhaps uncertain of his prospects in challenging three decades of pelf and patronage, Tokayev appealed to Moscow for help, suggesting he couldn’t completely trust the Kazakh security forces. Vladimir Putin unhesitatingly stepped into the power play, dispatching 2,500 troops. That has unsettled the west, which is already embroiled in a tussle with the Russian president over Ukraine, with talks underway in Geneva.

    January 13, 2022
  • Breakthrough defied

    Breakthrough defied

    While the talks are due in Geneva, Brussels and Vienna, the Russian deputy foreign minister, Sergei Ryabkov, has said it is entirely possible that the art and craft of diplomacy could end abruptly after a single meeting.

    January 11, 2022
  • Why Putin wants ‘Little Russia’

    Why Putin wants ‘Little Russia’

    Ukraine was on track to sign an association agreement with the European Union in 2013. Instead, Yanukovych decided to join an economic union with Russia. This set off mass protests around the country that resulted in Yanukovych’s being ousted. Putin then annexed Crimea on the pretext of protecting ethnic Russians living on that peninsula.

    December 29, 2021
  • Russian Embassy rejects Washington’s claims blaming Moscow for escalation in Ukraine

    Russian Embassy rejects Washington’s claims blaming Moscow for escalation in Ukraine

    The embassy expressed confidence that these steps would allow to "defuse dangerous tensions" in Europe and conclude agreements on guarantees of equal and indivisible security.

    December 22, 2021
  • Lessons for India from the Ukraine standoff

    Lessons for India from the Ukraine standoff

    For smaller nations in ASEAN, involved in disputes with China over islands in the South China Sea, the impression conveyed is that proximity to the US does not automatically imply support, as the US is unlikely to involve its military in a conflict. These nations, even if they develop military capabilities, would be unable to stop a Chinese onslaught.

    December 21, 2021
  • Ukraine’s Covid-19 death toll tops 90,000

    Ukraine’s Covid-19 death toll tops 90,000

    On Friday, the country’s death toll was noted to be 90,343 after a huge rise in death rate in Ukraine which was more than 442, reports the Health Ministry.

    December 11, 2021
  • Video Summit

    Video Summit

    President Biden has expressed deep concern over the Russian troop build-up, even threatening “strong economic and other measures”, going by Washington’s version. Russia has, however, claimed that it will not attack the former Soviet satellite. It is fervently to be hoped that the events of 2014 will not be repeated. 

    December 10, 2021
  • Battlefield Ukraine

    Battlefield Ukraine

    Blinken has echoed “deep concern” over Russia’s plans for renewed aggression against Ukraine. “It’s a concern that is shared by many in Europe”. Speaking against the backdrop of a ministerial meeting of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, Blinken underlined that the US has a “strong, ironclad commitment to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine”.

    December 4, 2021
  • Russia rejects US claim of Russian plan to invade Ukraine

    Russia rejects US claim of Russian plan to invade Ukraine

    Russia should remain calm and reinforce its defensive capability as the US is inciting the Ukrainian authorities to attack the insurgent Donbass region.

    November 28, 2021
  • Ukraine holds staff exercise on border amid migrant crisis

    Ukraine holds staff exercise on border amid migrant crisis

    The maneuvers were held at four different parts of the border in Ukraine northern Chernihiv region, the SBGS said in a statement

    November 28, 2021
  • NATO chief says no consensus on inviting Ukraine

    NATO chief says no consensus on inviting Ukraine

    "We have no consensus agreement in NATO now on inviting Ukraine into becoming a full member," Stoltenberg said in an interview on Monday.

    November 16, 2021
  • Belarus closes border to Ukraine over coup claim

    Belarus closes border to Ukraine over coup claim

    Without providing evidence, Lukashenko claimed that his security services had uncovered a foreign-backed terrorist sleeper cell plotting to oust him

    July 4, 2021
  • Euro 2020: Ukraine defeat N. Macedonia

    Euro 2020: Ukraine defeat N. Macedonia

    With the win, Ukraine kept their hopes alive of reaching the last-16 round while North Macedonia face an early group exit with no points after two rounds.

    June 18, 2021
  • Putin’s red line

    Putin’s red line

    He is on hunger-strike and his allies say his life is in danger.

    April 27, 2021
  • Kremlin rattled

    Kremlin rattled

    The epithet has rattled the Kremlin, though it would be presumptuous to argue that the latest kerfuffle between Washington and Moscow could ignite a new Cold War.

    March 20, 2021
  • 15 dead in Ukraine nursing home fire

    15 dead in Ukraine nursing home fire

    The bodies of 15 people were found at the scene of the tragedy.

    January 22, 2021
  • US charges 6 Russian intelligence men for global hacking campaign

    US charges 6 Russian intelligence men for global hacking campaign

    The hackers also targeted the country of Georgia, the French elections and poisoning of former Russian military officer Sergei Skripal.

    October 20, 2020