Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicRussia Ukraine

Topic: Russia Ukraine

Heavy fighting continues in Donetsk, NATO seeks to sustain support against Russia

In the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine, Russian forces tried to make further advances and shelled several towns, including Bakhmut and nearby Soledar and Opytne.

With rainbow flag & Iran, Ukraine messages on T-shirt, man runs onto field during World Cup game

A protester wearing a T-shirt with 'Save Ukraine' written on the front & 'Respect For Iranian Women' at the back ran onto the pitch during Portugal-Uruguay game, while holding a rainbow flag.

Ukraine gradually restores power after Russian strikes on grid, 6 million still in the dark

President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in his address stated that 6 million people were still without power, half as many as there were in the immediate aftermath of the Russian assault on Wednesday.

Azerbaijan’s war against Armenia matters as much as Russia-Ukraine. India must stand with Yerevan

Historical prejudice has made the world ignore Azerbaijan's war in Armenia. Delhi must train Yerevan's armed forces.

Ukrainians ‘most likely’ to live with blackouts till March-end, says major energy provider

Russian attacks have severely damaged Ukraine's energy infrastructure, President Zelensky said, leaving millions without electricity as winter sets in and temperatures drop below zero.

British PM Rishi Sunak visits Kviv amid Russia- Ukraine conflict

In his first visit to Kyiv, Sunak pledged to continue the firm support for Ukraine that was a focus of policy under his predecessors.

As Russian attack on Ukraine’s energy supply continues, millions stare at ‘constant power cuts’

Ukraine's state energy company said gas production facilities in eastern Ukraine had been damaged or destroyed. Heavy fighting was also reported in Donetsk & Luhansk regions in the east.

Poland blast may not be from Russian missile, Biden says after holding emergency meeting

Biden stated that the US & its NATO allies are investigating the blast that killed 2 in Poland, after holding an emergency meeting with leaders gathered for the G20 summit on Wednesday.

‘Global economic outlook even gloomier than projected last month,’ says IMF

IMF blamed the darker outlook caused by persistently high inflation, weak growth in China, and ongoing supply disruptions and food insecurity caused by the Russia-Ukraine war.

‘Over 400 Russian war crimes documented in Kherson,’ says Ukraine’s Zelenskyy

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy accused Russian soldiers of committing war crimes and killing civilians in Kherson, parts of which were retaken by Ukraine's army last week.

On Camera

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Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.