CNN — When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Vladimir Putin “today’s era is not of war” last month, the West welcomed his comments as a sign the world’s largest democracy was finally coming off the fence about Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine.
Lawmakers in the Duma, Russia’s lower house of parliament, on Monday voted unanimously in favour of legislation to annex four regions of Ukraine, rubber-stamping a takeover following discredited referendums. Follow FRANCE 24’s liveblog to see how the day’s events unfold.
BEIRUT (AP) — When the bulk cargo ship Laodicea docked in Lebanon last summer, Ukrainian diplomats said the vessel was carrying grain stolen by Russia and urged Lebanese officials to impound the ship. Moscow called the allegation “false and baseless,”
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. on Friday sanctioned more than 1,000 people and firms connected to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, including its Central Bank governor and families of Security Council members, after President Vladimir Putin signed treaties absorbing occupied regions of Ukraine
“There are four new regions of Russia,” Putin said in a televised ceremony from the Kremlin in Moscow, according to a translation. The territory being seized consists of two pro-Russian “republics” in Luhansk and Donetsk in the east, and in
Finland says it will ban Russian citizens travelling with tourist visas from entering the Nordic country, effective from Friday. “The decision in principle aims to completely prevent Russian tourism to Finland and the related transit through Finland,” Foreign Minister Pekka
Workers on September 29, 2022 prepare for a concert at Moscow’s Red Square, with constructions reading the words ”Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia, Kherson, Russia”. © Alexander Zemlianichenko, AP Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday signed decrees paving the way for the occupied
Russian oil traders asked some Indian refiners to pay in dirhams Dubai’s Mashreq Bank declined to settle in dirhams -sources Mashreq Bank, U.S. Treasury declined to comment India’s UCO Bank to soon set up rupee account for Gazprombank NEW DELHI,
Canada’s Minister of Transport Omar Alghabra speaks during a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada June 6, 2022. REUTERS/Blair Gable/File Photo MONTREAL, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Canada will oppose Russia’s re-election to the U.N.’s aviation agency, Omar
Russian-installed officials in occupied regions of Ukraine reported huge majorities on Tuesday in favour of becoming part of Russia after five days of voting in so-called referendums that Kyiv and the West have denounced as a sham. Follow our live