• 25 September, 2022
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Peace Talks on Ukraine: Russia’s Red Lines Unchanged

Russia and Ukraine are talking about a peace deal while their soldiers kill each other, but there has been no breakthrough and they remain far apart on the question of…

By PTI and Chanakya Forum

Military Contours Of The Russo-Ukraine War

The world is presently captivated by the ongoing Russia-Ukraine crisis, which saw Russia commencing the invasion of Ukraine on 24 February this year. This operation is a fallout of the…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Ukraine expects new wave of Russian attacks on Kyiv, Kharkiv and Donbass regions

LVIV, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukraine expects a new wave of attacks on the Kyiv, Kharkiv and Donbass regions after a slowdown in Russia's offensive, Oleksiy Arestovych, an adviser to the…

Chechen leader, a close Putin ally, says his forces have deployed to Ukraine

MOSCOW (Reuters) -Ramzan Kadyrov, the leader of Russia's Chechnya region and an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, said on Saturday that Chechen fighters had been deployed to Ukraine and…

Kremlin says it hopes Donbass recognition will restore calm; still open to diplomacy

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Tuesday it hoped Russia's recognition of two breakaway Ukrainian regions as independent would help restore calm and that Moscow remained open to diplomacy…

Turkey’s Erdogan says Russia’s recognition of Ukraine breakaway regions unacceptable

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Russia's recognition of two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine was "unacceptable" and he called on all parties to respect international laws, broadcaster…

De-escalation of Russia-Ukraine tensions immediate priority: India at UN

United Nations, Feb 22 (PTI) Voicing "deep concern" over the escalation of tension along the Russia-Ukraine border, India has told the UN Security Council that the immediate priority is de-escalation of…

Russia now has right to build military bases in eastern Ukraine – treaties

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has acquired the right to build military bases in Ukraine's two breakaway regions under treaties signed by President Vladimir Putin with their separatist leaders. Putin on…

Russian troops in Ukraine’s Donbas won’t trigger broader sanctions – U.S. official

By Jeff Mason and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) -President Vladimir Putin's decision to send troops he called peacemakers into breakaway regions of Ukraine did not constitute a further invasion that…

Almost 2,000 ceasefire violations logged in eastern Ukraine – diplomatic source

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Almost 2,000 ceasefire violations were registered in eastern Ukraine by monitors for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe on Saturday, a diplomatic source told Reuters…

Exclusive: Post-Soviet military bloc says it could send peacekeepers to Donbass if needed

By Andrew Osborn MOSCOW (Reuters) - The head of a Russia-dominated military alliance that is sometimes called Moscow's answer to NATO has said his organisation could send peacekeepers to territory…

Scholz’s dismissal of alleged genocide in Donbass ‘unacceptable,’ Russia says

MOSCOW (Reuters) - German Chancellor Olaf Scholz's dismissal of Moscow's assertion of genocide in the east Ukraine region of Donbass held by pro-Russia rebels is "unacceptable," Interfax news agency reported…