November 29, 2022
International

Putin: We have suspended our involvement in grain export agreement

According to President Vladimir Putin, Russia is pausing its participation in a pact to transport desperately needed Ukrainian grain through Black Sea ports rather than cancelling it.Putin made his first remarks following Moscow’s announcement on Saturday that it was suspending its participation in the Black Sea deal, which was mediated by the UN, following what […]

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At Queen Elizabeth’s funeral, the wife of President Volodymyr Zelensky will “represent Ukraine”

It has been announced that Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral would be attended by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s wife on Monday. Olena Zelenska, the First Lady of Ukraine, is expected to be among the 500 heads of state and dignitaries who will attend the monarch’s funeral on September 19 at Westminster Abbey, along with U.S. […]

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International

After a Russian loss, Ukraine requests more weapons from the West

Volodymyr Zelenskiy, president of Ukraine, urged the West to expedite the delivery of weapons systems as his country’s forces work to regain control of a sizable portion of Russia’s former territory in the country’s northeast. As a result of Moscow abandoning its main stronghold in northeastern Ukraine on Saturday, which was its greatest setback since […]

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Before the UN report, shelling at a nuclear plant in Ukraine underscores the danger

A day after shelling stopped the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station’s energy supply for the second time in two weeks and sparked concerns of a catastrophe, the UN nuclear watchdog is expected to release a report on the Ukrainian facility on Tuesday. By firing close to Europe’s largest nuclear plant, which officials claim caused electricity lines […]

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Ukraine nearly avoids a nuclear catastrophe when the reactor runs out of power

KYIV: The president of Ukraine warned on Thursday that the world narrowly avoided a radiation disaster when electricity to Europe’s largest nuclear power plant was cut off for hours. He urged international organisations to move more quickly to compel Russian soldiers to leave the area. Russian shelling, according to President Volodymyr Zelensky, started fires in […]

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According to Zelenskiy, the world narrowly dodged a nuclear radiation accident from Ukraine

President Volodymyr Zelenskiy stated that the two operating reactors at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine lost power on Thursday, narrowly preventing a radioactive disaster.Fires in the ash pits of a coal power plant close to the complex, according to Energoatom, the state nuclear company of Ukraine, cut the reactors’ power supply. The disconnect […]

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International

The US announces its largest weaponry sale to Ukraine

WASHINGTON: To commemorate Ukraine’s independence day, six months after Russia seized the nation, President Joe Biden announced over $3 billion in military assistance to Kyiv on Wednesday. This is the largest US package to far. The package aims to bolster Ukraine’s military forces by committing to the production and delivery of more potent surface-to-air missiles, […]

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International

Western authorities caution Russia against more annexations

KYIV: While Washington warned that Russia could attack Ukrainian government facilities in the coming days as Moscow said it would show “no mercy” over an assassination it has blamed on Ukraine, Western leaders on Tuesday warned Russia against annexing other regions of Ukrainian territory after Crimea amid rumours that it is planning to do so […]

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After discussions in Ukraine, Erdogan issues a ‘another Chernobyl’ warning

LVIV: On Thursday, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres encouraged Russia and Ukraine to keep the success of a deal that was negotiated by the organisation. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the leader of Turkey, warned that a nuclear war with Ukraine was imminent during his first face-to-face conversations with President Volodymyr Zelensky since the invasion began. “We’re concerned. […]

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International

The UN recommends a demilitarised zone near Ukraine’s nuclear power plant

KYIV: On Thursday, Russia and Ukraine accused one other of new shelling near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station, ahead of a UN Security Council meeting to discuss security concerns about the facility. Both Moscow and Kyiv reported five rocket hits near a hazardous material storage area at the plant, Europe’s largest nuclear complex, which has […]

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