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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2020 04:19 PM IST
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.
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.
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.