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Russia threatens to deploy nuclear weapons in the Baltic if Sweden, Finland join NATO. Dmitry Medvedev, deputy head of Russia’s Security Council, said that Moscow would have to strengthen its defenses in the region and “there can be no more talk” of nuclear-free Baltics.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has raised fears among many Bosnians that their vulnerable state could also become a target. Like Ukraine and Georgia, both now having suffered Russia’s military intervention, Bosnia and Herzegovina too has NATO membership aspirations that infuriate Moscow.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the insufficient response from the West to the Russian invasion of Crimea in 2014 led to Russia’s current full-scale war.
Russian Deputy FM Sergey Ryabkov said that Moscow had warned the U.S. that convoys of foreign weapons would be “legitimate targets for the Russian Armed Forces,” as cited by Russian media RIA Novosti.
Russia accuses US of funding research into biological weapons in Ukraine, as Moscow steps up campaign to gain control of key Ukrainian cities. Russian defence ministry spokesman says the aim “was to establish a mechanism for the stealthy spread of deadly pathogens”
Colleges across the U.S. are pulling students from study abroad programs in Russia, ending research partnerships and cutting financial ties as part of a global wave of condemnation over the invasion of Ukraine.
Ukraine expects temporary ceasefire to evacuate civilians from 10 cities on March 9. The routes include Enerhodar and Mariupol to Zaporizhzhia, from Sumy to Poltava, from Izium to Lozova, from Volnovakha to Pokrovsk, from Vorzel, Borodianka, Bucha, Irpin, and Hostomel to Kyiv. This will work as an humanitarian corridor to evacuate the people from war-zone.
Radioactive substances could be released from Ukraine’s Chernobyl nuclear power plant because it cannot cool spent nuclear fuel after its power connection was severed, Ukraine’s state-run nuclear company Energoatom says. Fighting is hindering repair of the nuclear station.
Ukraine confirms power loss at Chernobyl, but IAEA says it sees no critical impact on safety. UN nuclear agency said heat load of spent fuel storage pool and volume of cooling water are “sufficient for effective heat removal without need for electrical supply”.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday described the situation in Ukraine as worrying and called for “maximum restraint,” saying the priority should be preventing the situation there from spinning out of control, Chinese state media reported.
US officials are in talks with Venezuela and are considering a trip to Saudi Arabia in a bid to secure alternative sources of oil ahead of a potential ban on Russian imports. It is to Inform that US had imposed sanctions on Venezuela. US Is also planning to start import oil from Iran. United Nations considered these nations as their enemy.
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has stepped into the role of mediator as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine intensified, holding talks at the Kremlin with Vladimir Putin before calling Ukraine’s president and flying to Berlin. While Indian Prime Minister stated that a direct conversation between President Putin and President Zelenskyy may greatly assist the ongoing peace efforts.
According to the press statement by Deputy Press Secretary Sabrina Singh, Vice President of United States of America Mrs. Kamala Harris will travel Warsaw, Poland and Bucharest, Romania March 9-11. Her visit is to show strength of NATO alliance.
Simultaneously, tens of thousands of people sent a message to the world that Serbian people will always be with Russia. This is also a message to our politicians: Don’t you dare to impose any sanctions to our brothers, otherwise there will be even more of us on the streets.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday said the alliance would not impose a no-fly zone over Ukraine after calls from Kyiv to help stop Russia’s bombardments. Ukraine and Russian Conflict is primarily because of Ukraine’s interest in joining NATO. At this crucial times, NATO denial is widely condemned at Ukraine.
The Human Rights Council has decided to urgently establish an independent international commission of inquiry as a result of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine.
When Ukraine was under nuclear radiation leakage, more weapons are supplied to Ukraine. Swedon closed all Ikea stores across the Russian federation & sent immediate lethal aid to the Ukrainians. This step was welcomed by many countries and it is considered a support for the Ukrainian people fighting for their pride and dignity.
In response of India’s position at UN, which is considered as Pro-Russian – Russia removed flags of many nations except India from its space Rocket. This is a positive gesture Russia showed towards India. Russian military forces have occupied Europe’s largest nuclear power plant in Ukraine after a night of heavy shelling, State Inspectorate for Nuclear Regulation says.
According to the reports of New York Times, “Belgium, Canada, Czechia, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Britain and the US have already sent or are approving significant deliveries of military equipment to Ukraine. In this perspective, western powers are not for peace deal but to aggravate the conflict.
Russia overtook the strategic hub of Kherson in southern Ukraine, making it the first major city to fall since the war began. Global crude oil prices surged to more than $110 per barrel and the cost of natural gas skyrocketed to a new record in Europe on Wednesday as Russia’s escalating military campaign in Ukraine stoked fear in markets.
Indian Ambassador to the UN, in his statement while India abstained itself from voting against Russia, stated that every nation has its security concerns. Only these lines were considered as our Pro-Russian approach in this matter. Later, media reported discriminatory and racist behavior of Ukrainians towards Indian students.
In the voting at UN emergency session, There were 141 yes, 5 No, 35 Abstained, including China and India! The UN General Assembly Resolution against Russia shows that China has helped Putin to get so many abstentions!
United Nations called upon an emergency session to address the military conflict between Ukraine and Russia. Russia stated many times that his invasion into Ukraine is not a war; it is a military operation to de-militarize and de-nazify Ukraine. Many western countries were in favor of strict sanctions against Russia for his act of aggression against a sovereign country.
Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov stated in an interview with Al-Jazeera, “The United States subjugated Europe like Napolean or Hitler did in their time.” This statement was given because United States is doing exceptionally high expenditure among all NATO members to safeguard its hegemony across the world.
Sudden attack by Russian forces created problem for medical students from across the world studying at different university of the country. Medical university of Kharkiv was bombed by Russian forces. There was an appeal from international community not to target students in this conflict. Many embassies started rescue operation for its nationals.
Nuclear ghost city of Ukraine Chernobyl was under Russian Control. There were allegations that Russian forces destroyed new laboratory at Chernobyl. There was a sense of immense fear gripped across Europe. According to Ukrainian authorities – this laboratory was designed to work for the better management of radioactive waste in this area.
Russia attacked many major cities of Ukraine like Kyiv, Kharkiv. Odessa and Donbas. Aerial strike and ballistic missiles attacked the military establishment of Ukraine. Major airport of Ukraine like Kyiv, Dnipro was attacked by Russian Air Force.
On 24th February 2022, Russian Forces started a military operation in Ukraine. Ukraine was showing its immense interest in joining NATO and this is the main cause of this conflict. NATO was designed to control the rising power of Soviet Union.
There is a general perception in Ukraine to join NATO. Attack on one NATO member country is always considered as an attack on whole NATO. This is the biggest security guarantee NATO is offering to its members states.
Russia keenly observed the expansion of NATO and western interest in this region. Russia always expect Ukraine to be a buffer state. There is a shared historical and cultural association between Ukraine and Russia indeed many people denied this notion.