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28 February 2022, 10:57

Union Ministers Hardeep Singh Puri, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Kiren Rijiju and General (ret’d) VK Singh will visit neighboring countries of Ukraine to coordinate evacuation mission and help students, sources say governmental.

February 28, 2022, 10:36

Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds another high-level meeting on Ukraine crisis

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired another high-level meeting on the Ukraine crisis. Some Union ministers are also expected to travel to countries neighboring Ukraine to coordinate evacuations.

Also earlier on Sunday, the prime minister chaired a high-level meeting on the Ukraine crisis. Sources said he said keeping Indian students safe and evacuating them was the government’s top priority. It was also decided at the meeting to further enhance cooperation with neighboring countries of Ukraine to expedite the evacuation of Indian students, sources said.

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, Foreign Secretary Harsh V Shringla, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval were part of the meeting.

Prime Minister Modi chairs a high-level meeting on the Ukraine issue in New Delhi on Sunday

28 February 2022, 10:27

Can’t Abandon Our Own People: Rahul Gandhi on Indian Students Stranded in Ukraine

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi shared a video of some students being harassed by the military in Ukraine and asked the Center to urgently share its evacuation plan with those stranded in the war-torn country and their families.

“My heart goes out to the Indian students who experience such violence and their families watching these videos. No parent should experience this,” he said on Twitter.

“The Indian government must urgently share the detailed evacuation plan with the stranded people as well as their families. We cannot abandon our own people,” Gandhi added.

28 February 2022, 09:55

Russian-Ukrainian war drives Asian stock prices down

Asian stock prices fell after Western countries decided to toughen sanctions against Russia. US futures fell, with the contract for the S&P 500 down 2.5% on Monday morning. Stock markets in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai ALSO fell while Sydney was up. The Russian ruble weakened sharply but remained stable Monday morning at 83.86 to the dollar.

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine caused markets to swing sharply, given the potential impact on inflation, energy supply and other areas.

February 28, 2022, 09:37

Canada’s two largest media companies drop Russia’s state TV channel from cable deals

Canada’s two largest media companies, Rogers and media company Bell, are removing Russian state TV channel RT from their cable offerings.

February 28, 2022, 09:35

Australia to supply lethal military equipment to Ukraine

The Australian government has announced that it will provide lethal military equipment to Ukraine to help Ukrainians resist the Russian invasion. The announcement. however, gave no details on what material he might send. The move follows an offer on Friday of non-lethal military equipment, medical supplies and a $3 million contribution to a NATO trust fund in support of the beleaguered country.

Australia has imposed sanctions on more than 350 Russian individuals, including Russian President Vladimir Putin since Thursday.

February 28, 2022, 08:51

Explosions were heard in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv and the major city of Kharkiv on Monday morning, Ukraine’s State Service for Special Communications and Information Protection said. In a separate statement, the agency also said a residential building in the northern Ukrainian city of Chernihiv was on fire after being hit by a missile.

Another town in northern Ukraine, Zhytomyr, was hit by missiles overnight, the Ukrainian Ground Forces Command said on Facebook.

28 February 2022, 08:10

Gujarat: Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel greets students stranded in war-torn Ukraine in Gandhinagar. The students had landed in Mumbai and Delhi under Operation Ganga and were driven back to Gujarat by Volvo buses.

February 28, 2022, 07:59

Operation Ganges: The fifth flight, carrying 249 Indian nationals stranded in Ukraine, reaches Delhi from Bucharest (Romania).

February 28, 2022, 07:11

Europe and Canada said they would close their airspace to Russian airlines after Russia invaded Ukraine. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has said the European Union will close its airspace to aircraft owned, registered or controlled by Russians, “including the private jets of the oligarchs”. Canada’s transport minister has said his country is closing its airspace to all Russian planes to hold the country responsible for an unprovoked attack on its neighbour.

February 28, 2022, 07:09

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February 28, 2022, 07:01

Meanwhile, from Moscow to Siberia, several Russian anti-war activists took to the streets on Sunday to protest the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Demonstrators picketed and marched through city centers chanting “No to war!” as President Vladimir Putin ordered a Russian nuclear deterrent force to be put on high alert.

February 28, 2022, 06:58

Ukraine has filed an application instituting proceedings against the Russian Federation before the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

Ukraine filed an Application instituting proceedings against Russia concerning “a dispute … relating to the interpretation, application and execution of the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of genocide” (the “genocide convention”), the International Court of Justice said in a statement.

In its Application, Ukraine contends that the Russian Federation “falsely claimed that acts of genocide” occurred in the Ukrainian oblasts of Lugansk and Donetsk and, on this basis, recognized the People’s Republic of Donetsk and the Luhansk People’s Republic then declared and implemented a special military operation against Ukraine.

February 28, 2022, 06:51

The UN Security Council voted on Monday (India time) to convene a ‘rare emergency special session’ of the 193-member UN General Assembly on the Russian military operation in Ukraine. The measure convening the General Assembly session passed by a vote of 11 in favour, with Russia voting against and India, China and the United Arab Emirates abstaining.

Sunday’s request for the Assembly to urgently convene a meeting came after Russia on Friday vetoed a US-led Security Council draft resolution that would have “deplored in the strongest terms strong aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine”.

28 February 2022, 06:50

Amid the Russian invasion, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy spoke to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson today (28 February) about the current security situation. Zelenskyy told him he thought the next 24 hours was a crucial time for Ukraine.

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