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Russia-Ukraine Invasion- Impact on India

On February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a military operation in Ukraine, which was termed as “full-scale invasion” by Ukrainian foreign minister. Highlights US President Joe Biden called this move of Russia “an unprovoked and unjustified attack”. The US & its allies have been responding to Russian invasion by imposing sanctions on Russia. ..

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Cabinet Committee on Security discusses Russia-Ukraine Crisis

On February 24, 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi presided over a crucial meeting of Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) to discuss the crisis led by Russia’s military operations in Ukraine. Key Points Modi also spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin on this issue. Meeting was held on a day when global Brent crude oil increased to more ..

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Russia-Ukraine Crisis- Recent News

On February 23, 2022, Australia became the latest country to announce sanctions against Russia. Highlights Prime Minister Scott Morrison unveiled new measures countering “aggression by Russia against Ukraine.” At the first place, Australia will enact travel bans as well as targeted financial sanctions on eight members of Security Council of the Russian Federation. It will ..

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US Resolution on Ukraine crisis

On February 17, 2022, The US Senate voted overwhelmingly to show its support for an independent Ukraine. Key facts Senate also condemn Russian military aggression toward its neighbour, amid emergence of fresh fears of a possible invasion which in turn could spiral toward a European war. This resolution was passed after President Joe Biden noted that, ..

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India’s Advice to Citizens to leave Ukraine

Recently, India advised its citizen, including students, to leave Ukraine temporarily, amid increasing tensions between Russia and Ukraine. Highlights India has also advised to avoid non-essential travel to and within the country. In January 2022, Indian envoy at UN put the number of Indian students in Ukraine at 20,000. The number has increased from 18,000 ..

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What is ‘Babushka Battalion’?

Valentyna Konstantinovska aged 79, is set to take up arms and fight Russian soldiers ‘mano a mano’ for protecting her city if President Vladimir Putin orders an invasion of Ukraine. About Babushka Battalion Konstantinovska and an army of ‘babushkas’ (Older Women) have been volunteering since conflict broke out there in 2014. They have dug trenches, made ..

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