Russia Summons French Ambassador Over Minister’s ‘Unacceptable’ Comments

Sejourne on Monday said that France had no interest in talking to the Kremlin, a few days after a telephone conversation between Russian and French army ministers ended in divergent accounts. (Reuters) French ambassador Pierre Levy “was informed about the unacceptable character of such statements, which have nothing to do with reality,” the Russian foreign … Read more

“Worst Still To Come…” 110,000 Evacuated In Massive Floods In Russia, Kazakhstan As Ural Overflows

Floods gripped cities and towns across Russia and Kazakhstan, after Ural, Europe’s third-longest river, burst its banks. Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from areas at risk of being submerged in water across Kazakhstan and Russia. Fast-melting snow and ice have led to surging rivers along the border regions of both countries, causing … Read more

Russia Sees Rare Protest After Orsk Dam Collapse And Flooding As Locals Demand Compensation

Residents of Orsk, a city in Russia, have gathered for protest, demanding compensation in the aftermath of a dam collapse and subsequent flooding in the nearby Orenburg region, bordering Kazakhstan. Hundreds of people gathered in front of the administrative building in Orsk Monday, and videos shared on Russian social media depicted people chanting with slogans “Putin, … Read more

Drones Attack the Russian-held Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant, According to Plant Officials

The plant’s six reactors have been shut down for months, but it still needs power and qualified staff to operate crucial cooling systems and other safety features. (Representative Image: AFP) The International Atomic Energy Agency said Sunday that its experts had been informed of the drone strike and that “such detonation is consistent with IAEA … Read more

Putin’s Men Hammer Kharkiv; Ukraine’s Drone Swarm ‘Destroys’ Russian Warplanes At Military Base

Published on Apr 06, 2024 06:27 PM IST Six civilians were killed and 10 injured in an overnight Russian attack on Ukraine’s second-largest city, Kharkiv. The Ukrainian national police said the attack was launched by a Russian drone on April 6, just shortly after midnight. Kharkiv mayor Ihor Terekhov said that at least nine high-rise … Read more

‘Mandatory Aid…’: Russia Accuses U.S. Of ‘Forcing’ NATO Members To Help Kyiv | Details

Published on Apr 04, 2024 10:24 PM IST Russia has accused the U.S. of forcing NATO members to assist Kyiv in the ongoing Ukraine war. Russian Foreign Minister claimed the U.S. is trying to compel all NATO member states. Sergey Lavrov said that voluntary aid to Ukraine is turning into “mandatory military aid”. The Russian … Read more

Russia Finds ‘More Proof’ Against Ukraine Over Role In Moscow ISIS Attack; ‘Explosives Sent Via EU’

Published on Apr 02, 2024 03:48 PM IST Russia’s security service the FSB, has seized a cargo shipment containing 70 kgs of explosives from Ukraine. The FSB claims that the explosives were concealed in Orthodox Christian boxes and had transited several EU nations. The FSB said that the consignment was seized in the Pskov region, … Read more

U.S. To Abandon EU? German Arms Giant Chief Drops Bombshell Amid War With Russia Fears

Published on Apr 02, 2024 12:30 AM IST The head of German defence giant Rheinmetall CEO made shocking comments over relations between the EU and Washington. Armin Papperger said the EU can no longer expect the U.S. to defend it if a conflict occurs. Papperger accused the U.S. of focusing more on Asia-Pacific area than … Read more

Putin’s Men Launch Anti-Terror Offensive In Muslim-Majority Dagestan Region Post-Moscow Attack

Published on Mar 31, 2024 09:05 PM IST Russia is on high alert following terror strike at Crocus city hall on the outskirts of Moscow on March 22. Russian authorities have imposed a “counter-terrorism operation” regime in the southern region of Dagestan. Three people were detained for allegedly planning a number of terror strikes. Watch … Read more

Zelenskyy Fires More Aides In A Reshuffle As Russia Launches Drones And Missiles Across Ukraine | World News

KYIV: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy dismissed a longtime aide and several advisers on Saturday in a continuing reshuffle while Russia unleashed fresh attacks overnight. Zelenskyy dismissed top aide Serhiy Shefir from his post of first assistant, where he had served since 2019. The Ukrainian president also let go three advisers, and two presidential representatives overseeing … Read more