Wednesday, 30 November, 2022

Topic: Ukraine

Dutch court to deliver verdict on 2014 MH17 Ukraine passenger flight attack case today

The flight was shot down over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014, killing all 298 passengers and crew during the fight between pro-Russian separatist and Ukrainian forces.

UK’s Rishi Sunak extends support to Ukraine, awards 4.94 bn contract for warships

'Russia's actions put all of us at risk,' said UK PM Rishi Sunak at the G20 summit as he announced a 4.94 billion contract to BAE Systems to build five ships for the Royal Navy.

Stop Ukraine war—Time Biden and Putin listen to what India is saying, the world is fed up

Eight months into the Ukraine conflict, India and the world wish it would end soon so that all can get back to the serious business of rebuilding economies.

India declines to disclose upcoming UN General Assembly vote on Ukraine

Speaking at a media briefing in Australia, India's External Affairs Minister Jaishankar said "as a matter of prudence and policy, we don't predict our votes in advance".

Bunkers, air raid apps — with ‘no option left’, some Indian students are returning to Ukraine

Last month, Modi govt told Supreme Court Indian medical students who returned from Ukraine can't be accommodated in universities back home. As many as 20,000 students returned amid war.

The end of Vladimir Putin? It might come sooner than you think

Vladimir Putin has broken his compact with the Russian people, and, for the first time, created an incentive for the country's elites to unite against him.

Nobel Peace Prize 2022 goes to rights advocate from Belarus, Russian & Ukrainian rights groups

Russian human rights organisation Memorial and Ukrainian human rights organisation Center for Civil Liberties have been awarded the prize.

Russian patrol detains head of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant, says in-charge company

Murashov was detained on his way from Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant, Europe's largest, to the town of Enerhodaron Friday, according to head of state-owned company in charge of the plant

India abstains as Russia vetoes UNSC draft resolution on Moscow’s “illegal referenda”

India’s Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj said that India is deeply disturbed by the developments in Ukraine and has advocated that no solution can ever arrive at the cost of human lives.

Putin declares annexation of four Ukrainian regions, partly occupied by Russian forces

The declaration came 3 days after completion of 'referendums' in which Moscow's proxies in the occupied regions claimed majorities of up to 99% in favour of joining Russia.

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Illustration by Manisha Yadav

How ThePrint courageously covered the Covid battleground and won the IPI award

Everyone who went to the field admitted that though the experience was harrowing, they had become better journalists, perhaps even better people because of it.
A computer shop in Bengaluru | Representational image | Facebook

India’s laptop imports surged to $5 bn in first 9 months of 2022. Nearly 73% came from China

Since 2017, China has accounted for around 75 per cent of India’s laptop imports, but the government is now expanding its list of importing partners.


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.