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Ukraine’s government has played down the prospects of approving the Sputnik V vaccine quickly, if at all. Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba called the vaccine “a hybrid weapon of Russia against Ukraine” in an interview with The Day newspaper.(REUTERS)

Ukraine firm applies to make Russian vaccine, sparks political dilemma

By Reuters | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | Kyiv, Ukraine
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 03:51 PM IST
The two countries have been at loggerheads since Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine in 2014 and involvement in a conflict in Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region which Kyiv says has killed 14,000 people.
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A medical worker fills a syringe with Sputnik V (Gam-COVID-Vac) vaccine as she prepares to vaccinate a Russian Army service member at a clinic in the city of Rostov-On-Don, Russia.(REUTERS)
A medical worker fills a syringe with Sputnik V (Gam-COVID-Vac) vaccine as she prepares to vaccinate a Russian Army service member at a clinic in the city of Rostov-On-Don, Russia.(REUTERS)

Russia to trial combined AstraZeneca, Sputnik V vaccine in Ukraine

By Reuters | Moscow
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 09:02 AM IST
Russia’s sovereign RDIF announced in December trials to test a combination of the AstraZeneca vaccine with the Sputnik V shot to see if this can boost the efficacy of the British drugmaker’s vaccine.
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In 2017, aviation had its safest year on record worldwide with only two fatal accidents involving regional turboprops that resulted in 13 deaths and no fatal crashes of passenger jets.(AFP file photo)
In 2017, aviation had its safest year on record worldwide with only two fatal accidents involving regional turboprops that resulted in 13 deaths and no fatal crashes of passenger jets.(AFP file photo)

Aviation deaths rise worldwide in 2020 even as fatal incidents, flights fall

By Reuters| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 08:17 AM IST
Aviation consulting firm To70 said in 2020 there were 40 accidents involving large commercial passenger planes, five of which were fatal, resulting in 299 fatalities. In 2019 there were 86 accidents, eight of which were fatal, resulting in 257 fatalities.
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Iran’s cabinet has created a compensation fund to pay the families of the 176 victims of the Ukrainian passenger plane.(AP)
Iran’s cabinet has created a compensation fund to pay the families of the 176 victims of the Ukrainian passenger plane.(AP)

Iran allocates payment to families of Ukraine crash victims

By Associated Press | Posted by Kunal Gaurav | Dubai
PUBLISHED ON DEC 30, 2020 08:38 PM IST
The announcement comes as the families of victims prepare to mark the anniversary of the January 8 crash and diplomats from nations that lost citizens push Iran for more cooperation on the investigation and compensation issues.
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Assistant Secretary of State for Political Military Affairs R Clark Cooper’s remarks on Thursday came after the US on Monday imposed sanctions under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act or CAATSA on its NATO ally, Turkey, for procuring Russia’s advanced S-400 missile defence system.(state.gov/US Dept of State)
Assistant Secretary of State for Political Military Affairs R Clark Cooper’s remarks on Thursday came after the US on Monday imposed sanctions under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act or CAATSA on its NATO ally, Turkey, for procuring Russia’s advanced S-400 missile defence system.(state.gov/US Dept of State)

US does not use CAATSA for punitive actions against allies: Cooper

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Washington
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 06:14 PM IST
He was responding to a question on the possibility of sanctions on India under CAATSA because of the purchase of S-400s from Russia.
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Russia has expanded its military drills in recent years amid tensions with the West.(via REUTERS)
Russia has expanded its military drills in recent years amid tensions with the West.(via REUTERS)

Russia conducts drills of its strategic nuclear forces

By Associated Press | Posted by Kunal Gaurav | Moscow
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2020 10:09 PM IST
The Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement that the maneuvers included the test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile from the Karelia nuclear submarine in the Barents Sea.
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Lesya Lytvynova, co-founder of the Kyiv-based charity fund "Ours", unpacks a new oxygen generator in her office in Kyiv, Ukraine.(REUTERS)
Lesya Lytvynova, co-founder of the Kyiv-based charity fund "Ours", unpacks a new oxygen generator in her office in Kyiv, Ukraine.(REUTERS)

Volunteers step in to battle oxygen shortage at hospitals in Ukraine

By Reuters | Posted by: Sanya Budhiraja | Kyiv
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 08:13 PM IST
Lesya Lytvynova runs a Kyiv-based charity called ‘Ours’ that gives free generators to patients suffering respiratory distress, plugging a shortage in Ukraine’s healthcare system as COVID-19 cases spike to record levels.
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Representational image.(File)
Representational image.(File)

Three Ukraine players test positive for COVID-19 before match with Switzerland

By Reuters | KYIV
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 05:46 PM IST
“The tests of three players - Eduard Sobol, Yevhen Makarenko and Dmytro Riznyk - had the so-called conditionally negative status yesterday. After additional research, doctors found that these samples contain COVID-19,” the team said in a statement.
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Timo Werner (M) of Germany cheers after his goal with his team mates(Getty Images)
Timo Werner (M) of Germany cheers after his goal with his team mates(Getty Images)

Nations League: Germany beat Ukraine 3-1 with Werner double to top group

By Reuters | Leipzig
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 09:08 AM IST
Werner scored twice after Leroy Sane had cancelled out a surprise 12th minute lead for the visitors, who had four players.
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The global total for confirmed measles infections rose to 869,770 last year.(Unsplash)
The global total for confirmed measles infections rose to 869,770 last year.(Unsplash)

Measles cases reach 23-year high, killing more than 200,000

By Bloomberg | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 10:59 AM IST
Measles cases reached the highest level in 23 years in 2019 and health authorities warned that many countries aren’t vaccinating enough people amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
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The hackers allegedly spread the NotPetya malware, which damaged computers used for critical infrastructure, including impairing the administration of medical services by a hospital system in Pennsylvania.(Reuters)
The hackers allegedly spread the NotPetya malware, which damaged computers used for critical infrastructure, including impairing the administration of medical services by a hospital system in Pennsylvania.(Reuters)

US charges six Russian intelligence agents over ‘destructive’ cyberattacks

By Bloomberg | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 11:33 PM IST
The hackers allegedly carried out attacks against the 2017 elections in France and the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, according to an indictment unsealed by the Justice Department on Monday.
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Dmitriy Stuzhuk, died of Covid-19. (Pic: Instagram)
Dmitriy Stuzhuk, died of Covid-19. (Pic: Instagram)

Fitness influencer, who told social media followers ‘there was no Covid’, dies from virus

By hindustantimes.com | Kaleem Ullah Fasihi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 06:19 PM IST
A 33-year-old Ukrainian fitness influencer, Dmitriy Stuzhuk, who once thought that there was no Covid-19 has died from the Sars-CoV-2 virus. His ex-wife Sofia Stuzhuk confirmed the news of Stuzhuk’s death on her Instagram profile.
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Overview of the session of the Human Rights Council during the speech of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.(REUTERS)
Overview of the session of the Human Rights Council during the speech of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.(REUTERS)

China and Russia win seats on UN rights council, Saudis lose

By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | United Nations
PUBLISHED ON OCT 14, 2020 12:21 AM IST
Russia and Cuba were running unopposed, but China and Saudi Arabia were in a five-way race in the only contested race for seats on the Human Rights Council.
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Bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi inaugurated in Ukraine on Gandhi Jayanti(Twitter/IndiainUkraine)
Bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi inaugurated in Ukraine on Gandhi Jayanti(Twitter/IndiainUkraine)

Gandhi Jayanti celebrations: Ukraine marks the finale by inaugurating a bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi

By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | Kyiv [Ukraine]
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 01:54 PM IST
Since Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary is celebrated globally as the International Day of Non-Violence, Ukraine winded up the celebrations by inaugurating a bronze statue of Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti
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Jewish New Year celebrations upset by coronavirus,Hasidic pilgrims face restrictions(Twitter/Belsat_Eng)
Jewish New Year celebrations upset by coronavirus,Hasidic pilgrims face restrictions(Twitter/Belsat_Eng)

Jewish New Year celebrations upset by the coronavirus,Hasidic pilgrims collide with Covid-19 restrictions

By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | Uman, Ukraine
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2020 10:41 AM IST
Unlike previous autumns, this year the Jewish New Year and Jews’ pilgrimage to Uman tomb of Rabbi Nahman, founder of the Breslov Hasidic movement, has been restricted by coronavirus pandemic
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To put it simply, Zhenhua’s database is akin to putting together a dossier on a person with publicly available data(SHUTTERSTOCK)
To put it simply, Zhenhua’s database is akin to putting together a dossier on a person with publicly available data(SHUTTERSTOCK)

Zhenhua Data case: How to think about Chinese surveillance

By Binayak Dasgupta | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2020 09:09 PM IST
Zhenhua Data, the reports claimed, put together a database with the personal information of over two million people of public interest — politicians, celebrities, business leaders, prominent military officials and academics
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According to the resolution, the pandemic is reversing gains that had been reached globally in the framework of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
According to the resolution, the pandemic is reversing gains that had been reached globally in the framework of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

UNGA adopts resolution recognising Covid-19 as one of greatest challenges in its history

By Asian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | New York
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 10:13 AM IST
The resolution notes with concern the impact of the pandemic on health, the loss of life, wellbeing, humanitarian needs, human rights, livelihoods, food security, education, poverty and the global economy.
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Politician and representative of the Coordination Council for members of the Belarusian opposition Maria Kolesnikova attends a news conference in Minsk, Belarus August 18, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko(REUTERS)
Politician and representative of the Coordination Council for members of the Belarusian opposition Maria Kolesnikova attends a news conference in Minsk, Belarus August 18, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko(REUTERS)

Belarusian protest leader ripped up passport to thwart deportation - Interfax Ukraine

By Reuters | Posted by Karan Manral | Kiev
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2020 02:42 PM IST
Top Belarusian opposition leader Maria Kolesnikova , a key figure in weeks of mass protests over the disputed re-election of President Alexander Lukashenko, had been missing for the past 24 hours.
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(L-R) Thiago Alcantara of Spain, Jesus Navas of Spain, Ansu Fati of Spain, Sergio Ramos of Spain, Mikel Merino of Spain celebrate.(Getty Images)
(L-R) Thiago Alcantara of Spain, Jesus Navas of Spain, Ansu Fati of Spain, Sergio Ramos of Spain, Mikel Merino of Spain celebrate.(Getty Images)

Nations League: Fati becomes youngest Spain scorer in 4-0 win over Ukraine

By Associated Press | Madrid
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 09:52 AM IST
Fati on Sunday scored Spain’s third goal from outside the area in the 32nd minute to become the country’s youngest scorer at the age of 17 years, 311 days.
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Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny is currently in Germany and doctors are observing him due to his poisoning.(REUTERS)
Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny is currently in Germany and doctors are observing him due to his poisoning.(REUTERS)

Germany raises pressure on Russia in Navalny poisoning probe

By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Berlin
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 06:07 AM IST
Navalny, a Kremlin critic and corruption investigator, fell ill on a flight to Moscow on August 20 and was taken to a hospital in the Siberian city of Omsk.
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The girl lives with her father in an apartment in Vrindavan, which the accused, also a resident of Vrindavan, used to visit frequently.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)
The girl lives with her father in an apartment in Vrindavan, which the accused, also a resident of Vrindavan, used to visit frequently.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)

Pak national living in Vrindavan for 16 years held for rape of minor from Ukraine

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Agra
PUBLISHED ON SEP 02, 2020 08:49 PM IST
The police said the 24-year-old accused was from Karachi and has been living in Vrindavan on a tourist visa for the past 16 years.
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In this Jan. 8, 2020, file photo, rescue workers search the scene where an Ukrainian plane was shot down in Shahedshahr, southwest of Tehran, Iran.(AP photo)
In this Jan. 8, 2020, file photo, rescue workers search the scene where an Ukrainian plane was shot down in Shahedshahr, southwest of Tehran, Iran.(AP photo)

Iran retrieves data, cockpit talk from downed Ukraine plane

By Associated Press | Posted by Niyati Singh | Tehran
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 02:21 PM IST
Iran has retrieved some data, including a portion of cockpit conversations, from the Ukrainian jetliner accidentally downed by the Revolutionary Guard forces in January, killing all 176 people on board, an Iranian official said Sunday.
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The Ukrainian and Israeli governments have already issued a joint statement pleading with pilgrims to cancel their trips, but huge crowds are still planning to fly.(Reuters file photo)
The Ukrainian and Israeli governments have already issued a joint statement pleading with pilgrims to cancel their trips, but huge crowds are still planning to fly.(Reuters file photo)

Israel’s Covid-19 chief urges Ukraine to ban annual Jewish pilgrimage

By Reuters| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Jerusalem
PUBLISHED ON AUG 22, 2020 04:38 PM IST
Tens of thousands of Hasidic Jews descend on Uman every Jewish New Year to visit the grave of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov, who revived the Hasidic movement and died in 1810. This year, Jewish New Year celebrations run from September 18-20.
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Kholodnytsky, who became the first head of anti-corruption investigations at the prosecution service in Ukraine, said on his Facebook he had quit of his own free will.(Reuters Photo)
Kholodnytsky, who became the first head of anti-corruption investigations at the prosecution service in Ukraine, said on his Facebook he had quit of his own free will.(Reuters Photo)

Ukrainian anti-corruption prosecutor Nazar Kholodnytsky resigns

By Reuters| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Kyiv
PUBLISHED ON AUG 21, 2020 03:56 PM IST
Ukraine, whose economy was losing billions of hryvnias due to entrenched corruption, established new anti-corruption institutions in 2014-2015 under Western donor pressure.
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Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky said he agreed in a phone-call with the man, identified as 44-year-old Maksym Kryvosh, that “he would release three people, and after that I would record a video.”(REUTERS)
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky said he agreed in a phone-call with the man, identified as 44-year-old Maksym Kryvosh, that “he would release three people, and after that I would record a video.”(REUTERS)

Ukraine president defends movie post to end hostage crisis

By Agence France-Presse| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Kiev
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2020 10:54 PM IST
Volodymyr Zelensky described how he negotiated personally on Tuesday evening with a gunman who was holding 13 hostages on a bus in Lutsk, around 400 kilometres (250 miles) west of capital Kiev.
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An armed man took 20 bus passengers hostage in western Ukraine on July 21, 2020.(HT Archive)
An armed man took 20 bus passengers hostage in western Ukraine on July 21, 2020.(HT Archive)

Man seizes bus, takes 20 passengers hostage in western Ukraine: Police

By Associated Press | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Kyiv (Ukraine)
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2020 02:32 PM IST
Police officers are trying to get in touch with the man. They have already identified him and said that he expressed frustration with “Ukraine’s system” on his social media pages.
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A woman places flowers at a memorial for the flight crew members of the Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 plane that crashed in Iran, at the Boryspil International airport outside Kiev, Ukraine.(REUTERS)
A woman places flowers at a memorial for the flight crew members of the Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 plane that crashed in Iran, at the Boryspil International airport outside Kiev, Ukraine.(REUTERS)

Iran says forgetful operator helped trigger Ukraine jet crash

By Bloomberg | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2020 06:49 AM IST
Iran said it mistakenly shot down Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 shortly after take-off, killing all 176 aboard. Decoding of the jet’s black boxes is expected to start July 20.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he raised the analysis of the black boxes in a telephone call with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky “a couple of days ago.”(AP)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he raised the analysis of the black boxes in a telephone call with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky “a couple of days ago.”(AP)

Iran to send France black boxes of Ukraine airline mistakenly shot down ‘soon’: Trudeau

By Agence France-Presse | Ottawa
PUBLISHED ON JUN 16, 2020 10:40 PM IST
“The black boxes are supposed to be sent to France soon,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told a daily briefing, adding that the coronavirus pandemic had delayed the handover.
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Artem Biesiedin.(AP)
Artem Biesiedin.(AP)

UEFA bans Ukraine forward Biesiedin for 1 year for doping

By Press Trust of India | Nyon
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2020 04:38 PM IST
The 24-year-old Biesiedin scored in the last game of Ukraine’s qualifying group in November — a 2-2 draw at Serbia.
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