Tag: Ukraine

  • Russia Accuses Ukraine Of Firing On Nuclear Plant

    Russia Accuses Ukraine Of Firing On Nuclear Plant

    Russia on Thursday said Ukraine had fired this week on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Moscow-occupied territory, claiming a “catastrophe” was narrowly avoided “by luck.” Foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova accused Kyiv of seeking to create “conditions for a nuclear disaster, not only on its territory but throughout Europe.” The Zaporizhzhia plant in southeast…

  • Indonesian president begins ‘peace mission’ to Ukraine and Russia

    Indonesian president begins ‘peace mission’ to Ukraine and Russia

    Indonesian President Joko Widodo, Chairman of the Group of 20 (G20) nations, is visiting Kiev and Moscow, in a largely self-appointed role as a peace negotiator between the two countries. Widodo embarked on the journey after attending the G7 summit in the Bavarian Alps as a guest, flying to Poland from where he continued by…

  • Washington pledges a further $450m in weapons for Ukraine

    Washington pledges a further $450m in weapons for Ukraine

      The U.S. States will send another 450 million dollars in military aid to Ukraine, including some additional medium-range rocket systems, to help [osh back Russian progress in the war. John Kirby, a senior White House official said in the four months since the Russian invasion of Ukraine began, the U.S. has delivered or pledged…

  • Ukraine-Russia crisis: AfDB approves $1.5 bn facility to support Africa’s food system

    Ukraine-Russia crisis: AfDB approves $1.5 bn facility to support Africa’s food system

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group’s Board has approved a US$ 1.5 billion facility to support African countries deal with the impact of the Russian-Ukraine war impacting food prices and availability. Mr Philip Boahen, AfDB’s Chief Agriculture Policy Economist and Coordinator of Global Agriculture and Food Security Programme at AfDB, said this at Tamale, Ghana,…

  • U.S. launches conflict monitor for Russian war on Ukraine

    U.S. launches conflict monitor for Russian war on Ukraine

    The U. S. has established a new conflict monitoring body which will be used to build legal cases against Russia for crimes committed during its war on Ukraine. “The Conflict Observatory will ensure that crimes committed by Russia’s forces are documented and perpetrators are held accountable,” State Department spokesman Ned Price said as he announced…

  • EU announces additional €500m to buy weapons for Ukraine

    EU announces additional €500m to buy weapons for Ukraine

    The EU plans to provide another 500 million euro (520 million dollars) for weapons and other military equipment to the Ukrainian armed forces. The EU foreign affairs chief, Josep Borrell, made the announcement on Friday during a meeting of top diplomats from the G7 group of industrialised nations in northern Germany, brings the EU’s total…

  • War: Annihilate us – Zelensky’s wife, Zelenska reveals Russia’s major purpose of invading Ukraine

    War: Annihilate us – Zelensky’s wife, Zelenska reveals Russia’s major purpose of invading Ukraine

    Ukraine’s first lady, Olena Zelenska has said that she is convinced Russia intends to annihilate her country. Zelenska spoke in an interview with Polish newspaper, Rzeczpospolita, according to CNN, where she said that alleged war crimes being committed by Russian forces were clear indication of their purpose of invading her country. She said the invasion…

  • World’s Largest Drone Manufacturer Stops Sales In Russia, Ukraine

    World’s Largest Drone Manufacturer Stops Sales In Russia, Ukraine

    The largest commercial drone maker in the world, China’s DJI, has suspended its business in Russia and Ukraine.   The technology company based in Hangzhou in eastern China is “internally reassessing compliance requirements in various jurisdictions.   “Pending the current review, DJI will temporarily suspend all business activities in Russia and Ukraine,’’ a statement on…

  • Russia warns U.S. against sending more arms to Ukraine

    Russia warns U.S. against sending more arms to Ukraine

    Russia on Monday warned U.S. against sending more arms to Ukraine. The country’s ambassador to Washington warned that large Western deliveries of weapons were inflaming the conflict and would lead to more losses. Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine has killed thousands of people, displaced millions more and raised fears of a wider confrontation between…

  • Biden announces new $800m military aid for Ukraine

    Biden announces new $800m military aid for Ukraine

    US President Joe Biden announced Thursday a new package of $800 million in military aid for Ukraine, saying it would help Kyiv in the fight against Russian forces in the Donbas region. The Pentagon said the newest round of US support will include 72 155mm howitzers, 72 armored vehicles to tow them, 144,000 rounds of…