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Highlights: Ukraine begins first conflict crimes trial of Russian soldier

Russia-Ukraine conflict: The conflict between the 2 neighbours continues for ever and ever. Russian troops entered Ukraine on February 24 on the orders of President Vladimir Putin.


A man walks past a sign during a demonstration outside the United Nations during a special session on Ukraine of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland on Thursday.
A person walks previous an indication throughout an indication exterior the United Nations throughout a particular session on Ukraine of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland on Thursday.

Up to date on Could 13, 2022 10:39 PM IST

By, New Delhi

Russia-Ukraine conflict highlights: The Russia-Ukraine conflict, which started on February 24 with Russian troops arriving on Ukrainian soil on the orders of President Vladimir Putin, entered day 79 on Friday for ever and ever to the disaster. On Could 9, on the event of ‘Victory Day’, President Putin was anticipated to make a significant announcement, probably calling off the conflict; nonetheless, no such announcement was made.

In the meantime, on Thursday, Finland, which was considering becoming a member of NATO within the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, introduced it’s in favour of making use of for membership, ‘as quickly as doable’. This prompted a warning from Moscow, which mentioned it will likely be ‘compelled to take retaliatory steps of military-technical and different traits as a way to counter the rising threats to its nationwide safety’.

Finland’s neighbour, Sweden, can be prone to announce quickly that it’s in favour of being a member of the intergovernmental navy alliance.

Comply with all of the updates right here:

  • Could 13, 2022 10:39 PM IST

    EU guarantees 500 million Euros in navy help to Ukraine

    European Union overseas coverage chief Josep Borrell promised Ukraine an additional 500 million euros ($520 million), bringing the bloc’s complete navy help to 2 billion euros. “The recipe is evident — extra of the identical,” Borrell mentioned at a gathering of main democracies because the conflict entered its twelfth week.

  • Could 13, 2022 10:24 PM IST

    Russian air forces hit arms depot in Ukraine’s Kharkiv area

    Russian air forces have attacked an arms depot in Ukraine’s Kharkiv area, state information company RIA quoted the Russian Defence Ministry as saying on Friday.

  • Could 13, 2022 10:08 PM IST

    Discussing sixth package deal of sanctions in opposition to Russia: EU ambassador to India

    European Union ambassador to India, Ugo Astuto, mentioned the bloc is discussing imposing the sixth package deal of sanctions in opposition to Russia and need the withdrawal of troops from Ukraine, ANI reported. “We’ve got launched 5 packages of sanctions. We’re discussing the sixth one. These sanctions are unprecedented. it is extraordinarily important that they cowl a variety of subjects and that there are monetary sanctions, there’s a itemizing of personalities accountable for aggression. We’ve got a ban on plane from Russia on delivery, and we’re exploring different choices,” Astuto informed ANI including that the “objective is evident to cease the conflict hostilities and Russia to withdraw its troops.”

  • Could 13, 2022 09:13 PM IST

    Ukraine begins first conflict crimes trial of Russian soldier

    A Ukrainian court docket held a preliminary listening to on Friday within the first conflict crimes trial arising from Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion, after charging a captured Russian soldier with the homicide of a 62-year-old civilian. The case is of big symbolic significance for Ukraine. The Kyiv authorities has accused Russia of atrocities and brutality in opposition to civilians through the invasion and mentioned it has recognized greater than 10,000 doable conflict crimes.

  • Could 13, 2022 08:49 PM IST

    Pentagon chief urges ‘quick’ Ukraine ceasefire in name with Russian counterpart

    US Protection Secretary Lloyd Austin urged Russian Protection Minister Sergei Shoigu on Friday to maneuver instantly to implement a ceasefire in Ukraine, of their first dialog since earlier than the conflict started, the Pentagon mentioned.

    “Secretary Austin urged a direct ceasefire in Ukraine and emphasised the significance of sustaining strains of communication,” the Pentagon mentioned in a press release.

  • Could 13, 2022 08:12 PM IST

    Ukrainian forces thwart Russians at river as combat shifts to Donbas

    Ukrainian forces destroyed elements of a Russian armoured column because it tried to cross a river within the Donbas area, video from Ukraine’s navy confirmed on Friday, as Moscow seemed to be refocusing its assault within the east after a brand new pushback by Kyiv, Reuters reported.

  • Could 13, 2022 08:03 PM IST

    UK sanctions Putin circle together with alleged girlfriend

    Britain on Friday sanctioned 12 members of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “interior circle” together with his reputed girlfriend, accusing them of hiding tens of billions of {dollars} on his behalf, AFP reported. The checklist included Putin’s ex-wife Lyudmila Ocheretnaya and Alina Kabaeva, a former Olympic gymnast whom UK officers described as his “present accomplice”, in addition to Kabaeva’s grandmother Anna Zatseplina.

  • Could 13, 2022 07:00 PM IST

    Indian embassy in Ukraine to renew operation out of Kyiv from Could 17

    India on Friday introduced that its embassy in Ukraine would resume its operation from the Ukrainian capital Kyiv from Could 17, PTI reported. Full report

  • Could 13, 2022 05:19 PM IST

    Ukraine asks G7 to grab Russian belongings to rebuild nation

    Ukraine requested the G7 group of wealthy nations on Friday to grab Russian belongings and hand them over to assist it rebuild after months of conflict, International Minister Dmytro Kuleba mentioned, Reuters reported.

  • Could 13, 2022 04:08 PM IST

    Kremlin dismisses Polish PM’s criticism of Putin as ‘surprising’

    The Kremlin hit again on Friday at calls by Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki to “root out” Russia’s “monstrous ideology”.

    “That is the quintessence of that hatred in direction of Russians that has regrettably, like a metastasis, contaminated the complete Polish management and, in some ways, Polish society,” Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov informed reporters in briefing, Reuters reported.

  • Could 13, 2022 02:06 PM IST

    EU broadcasts further 500 million euros for Ukraine

    Josep Borrell, the European Union’s overseas coverage chief, broadcasts the bloc would offer an extra 500 tens of millions euros price of navy help to Ukraine and that he was assured a deal may very well be reached within the coming days to agree an embargo on Russian oil.

  • Could 13, 2022 12:54 PM IST

    G7 ‘strongly united’ in backing Ukraine, says France

    G7 nations ‘very strongly united’ in our will to ‘proceed in the long run to help Ukraine’s combat for its sovereignty till Ukraine’s victory’: Jean-Yves Le Drian, French overseas minister, at G7 meet

  • Could 13, 2022 12:20 PM IST

    ‘To pressurise Russia, UK and allies want to provide extra weapons to Ukraine’

    “It is rather necessary right now that the UK and our allies sustain the strain on Vladimir Putin by supplying extra weapons to Ukraine and by growing the sanctions,” mentioned Liz Truss, overseas secretary, UK.

  • Could 13, 2022 11:05 AM IST

    Ukraine forces prevented Russia from crossing river in Donbas: UK

    Ukrainian forces efficiently prevented an tried Russian river crossing within the Donbas, says the UK’s defence ministry on newest scenario within the east European nation.

  • Could 13, 2022 10:18 AM IST

    Russian soldier to face trial in first ‘conflict crimes’ case

    Sergeant Vadim Shyshimarin, who’s accused of capturing a 62-year-old man within the head by an open automotive window within the northeastern village of Chupakhivka, faces seven years in jail, beneath the Ukrainian prison code.

  • Could 13, 2022 09:42 AM IST

    Ukrainian overseas minister to attend G7 meet in Germany right this moment

    Amid the continued disaster in Ukraine, overseas ministers of the G7 nations–Britain, Canada, Germany, Italy, France, Japan, United States and the European Union–will, on Friday, convene for his or her annual assembly, being held this yr in Germany’s Baltic Sea resort of Weissenhaus. Ukrainian and Moldovan overseas ministers to attend as properly.

  • Could 13, 2022 08:08 AM IST

    Practically 100 children killed in Ukraine in final month

    “The conflict in Ukraine is a toddler rights disaster the place training is beneath assault, almost 100 children have been killed in simply the final month,” mentioned Omar Abdi, deputy government director of the UNICEF, in an tackle to the Safety Council.

  • Could 13, 2022 07:24 AM IST

    Ukraine claims it has broken a Russian naval logistics store

    Due to the actions of our naval seamen, the help vessel Vsevolod Bobrov caught hearth – it is likely one of the latest within the Russian fleet: Serhiy Bratchuk, spokesman, Odesa regional navy administration

Colombia to drop obligatory face masks requirement in faculties

Colombian faculties can drop the obligatory use of face masks in enclosed areas in the event that they meet the standards beginning on Could 16, in mild of the favorable Covid-19 epidemiological scenario over the previous two weeks, the Ministry of Well being introduced Friday.

People wearing protective face masks | Representational image(REUTERS)

Folks sporting protecting face masks | Representational picture(REUTERS)

Printed on Could 14, 2022 11:40 AM IST

Protesters demand arrest of former Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa over assault

A bunch of protesters camped Friday exterior the official residence of latest Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who was appointed Thursday night by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in a bid to carry onto energy and quell the island nation’s political and financial disaster.

Sri Lankan soldiers walk past a burnt bus near Sri Lanka's former prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa's official residence, a day after it was torched by protesters in Colombo on May 10, 2022. (AFP)

Sri Lankan troopers stroll previous a burnt bus close to Sri Lanka’s former prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s official residence, a day after it was torched by protesters in Colombo on Could 10, 2022. (AFP)

Printed on Could 14, 2022 11:29 AM IST

‘Could have 2 purchase Twitter now’: Does Elon Musk have a brand new ‘rival’?

Elon Musk, Twitter deal: Tesla and SpaceX founder Musk, the world’s richest man, has re-affirmed his dedication to the acquisition – which has but to be authorised by shareholders.

Snoop Dogg attends NBC's "American Song Contest" Semi-Finals at Universal Studios Hollywood on April 25, 2022 in Universal City, California. Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images/AFP(AFP)

Snoop Dogg attends NBC’s “American Track Contest” Semi-Finals at Common Studios Hollywood on April 25, 2022 in Common Metropolis, California. Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Pictures/AFP(AFP)

Up to date on Could 14, 2022 11:07 AM IST

Shireen Abu Akleh funeral: Antony Blinken condemns ‘intrusion’ by Israel 

The Joe Biden administration has drawn sharp criticism for its ‘silence’ over the Al Jazeera journalist’s killing, blamed by the information channel and witnesses on Israel, a key Washington ally.

Mourners clash with Israeli security forces during the funeral of slain veteran Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in Jerusalem's Old City on May 13, 2022, two days after she was killed while covering an Israeli army raid in the West Bank. (Photo by GIL COHEN-MAGEN / AFP)

Mourners conflict with Israeli safety forces through the funeral of slain veteran Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in Jerusalem’s Outdated Metropolis on Could 13, 2022, two days after she was killed whereas protecting an Israeli military raid within the West Financial institution. (Picture by GIL COHEN-MAGEN / AFP)

Up to date on Could 14, 2022 10:43 AM IST

Watch: SpaceX launches rocket with 53 satellites for Starlink constellation

Starlink is a space-based system that has been constructing for years to carry web entry to underserved areas of the world.

SpaceX launches rocket with 53 satellites for Starlink constellation (Twitter/@SpaceX)

SpaceX launches rocket with 53 satellites for Starlink constellation (Twitter/@SpaceX)

Printed on Could 14, 2022 08:13 AM IST

Written by Manjiri Sachin Chitre | Edited by Swati Bhasin

Nobody can predict size of Ukraine conflict, says Zelensky |Prime 5 factors

For the reason that starting of the invasion of Ukraine on February 24, Russia has defended its actions. The nation’s president, Vladimir Putin, has mentioned that the particular navy operation was crucial as a result of america was utilizing Ukraine to threaten Moscow and the Kremlin needed to defend in opposition to the persecution of Russian-speaking individuals.

Service members of pro-Russian troops are seen atop a self-propelled howitzer outside Donetsk, Ukraine, on May 13, 2022. (Reuters Photo)

Service members of pro-Russian troops are seen atop a self-propelled howitzer exterior Donetsk, Ukraine, on Could 13, 2022. (Reuters Picture)

Printed on Could 14, 2022 07:54 AM IST

Pfizer, EU push again Covid vaccine supply to assist booster marketing campaign

The businesses amended their provide settlement with the European Fee to push again supply of doses scheduled for June by August till September by the fourth quarter of this yr.

Pfizer and BioNTech are currently testing other versions of the vaccine targeted at the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.(AFP file photo)

Pfizer and BioNTech are at present testing different variations of the vaccine focused on the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.(AFP file photograph)

Printed on Could 14, 2022 07:38 AM IST

LIVE: Senior lawmaker visits Moscow-controlled Ukrainian metropolis Kherson

Russia-Ukraine conflict Dwell updates: The UK’s defence ministry revealed on Friday Kyiv’s troops foiled an try by Moscow’s forces to cross a river within the Donetsk area.

TOPSHOT - Ukrainians stage a protest outside of the United Nations Office during special session of the UN Human Rights Council on the war in Ukraine, in Geneva on May 12, 2022.. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP)

TOPSHOT – Ukrainians stage a protest exterior of the United Nations Workplace throughout particular session of the UN Human Rights Council on the conflict in Ukraine, in Geneva on Could 12, 2022.. (Picture by Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP)

Up to date on Could 14, 2022 11:02 AM IST

US, Russian protection chiefs converse for 1st time since Ukraine invasion

A senior Protection Division official mentioned Friday that whereas Austin believes the hour-long dialog was necessary within the effort to maintain strains of communication open, it did not resolve any “acute points” or result in any change in what the Russian are doing or saying because the conflict enters week 12.

A special task force policeman inspects a site after an airstrike by Russian forces in Lysychansk, Luhansk region, on May 13, 2022. (AP)

A particular job power policeman inspects a web site after an airstrike by Russian forces in Lysychansk, Luhansk area, on Could 13, 2022. (AP)

Printed on Could 14, 2022 06:05 AM IST

North Korea confirms 21 new deaths because it battles Covid-19

  • North Korea mentioned on Saturday that 27 individuals have died within the nation to this point and 524,440 fell sick amid a speedy unfold of fever since late April.

People wearing protective face masks commute in Pyongyang, North Korea (Kyodo/via REUTERS)

Folks sporting protecting face masks commute in Pyongyang, North Korea (Kyodo/by way of REUTERS)

Printed on Could 14, 2022 05:39 AM IST

Ukraine thwarts Russian columns at river in Donbas area

Some 10 km north of the town, firefighters doused smouldering wreckage in Dergachi after what native officers mentioned was an in a single day Russian missile assault on the Home of Tradition, used to distribute help.

In this handout photo provided by the Ukraine Armed Forces, a ruined pontoon crossing with dozens of destroyed or damaged Russian armored vehicles on both banks of Siverskyi Donets River after their pontoon bridges were blown up in eastern Ukraine. (Ukraine Armed Forces via AP)(AP)

On this handout photograph supplied by the Ukraine Armed Forces, a ruined pontoon crossing with dozens of destroyed or broken Russian armored automobiles on each banks of Siverskyi Donets River after their pontoon bridges have been blown up in jap Ukraine. (Ukraine Armed Forces by way of AP)(AP)

Printed on Could 14, 2022 03:23 AM IST

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