Russia-Ukraine News Live: France claims Russia wants to erase Ukraine’s identity as a country, UNGA will meet at 8.30 pm on tension
The crisis between Russia and Ukraine has gotten worse. It is reported time and time again that the Russian army has entered Ukraine. This has not been officially confirmed. There was earlier talk of separatists attacking the Ukrainian army.
One jawan died in this attack. Meanwhile, France claims that Russia now wants to erase Ukraine’s identity as an autonomous nation. The Australian government has claimed that the Russian army is capable of a complete invasion of Ukraine in the next 24 hours. With these claims in mind, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has scheduled a meeting for tonight at 8.30 p.m.
Organization of European countries will impose strictest sanctions on Russia
Amid the Ukraine crisis, the European Union (EU) has decided to announce sanctions on Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Air Force, and the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Black Sea Fleet. The sanctions include restrictions. The leaders of Europe are expected to sign them soon. It will have stricter restrictions than the US and UK if this proposal is passed.
Russia welcomes India’s independent stand on Ukraine
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday that India’s “independent position” on the Ukraine crisis reflected the special and privileged strategic alliance between the two countries. Indian Deputy Chief of Russian Mission Roman Babushkin said India is playing an important role as a responsible global power and has taken a “free and balanced” approach to global affairs. In an online message, he said, “We welcome India’s independent stand which it has expressed twice at the United Nations Security Council.”
People took to the streets against Russia in Ukraine
A threat from Russia has prompted people in Ukraine to protest by taking to the streets. Ukrainian citizens protested the war and Russian President Vladimir Putin with banners and posters.
India believes in a rules-based system: Meenakshi Lekhi
As tensions escalate between Russia and the West over Ukraine, India’s Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakshi Lekhi said on Wednesday that the country believes in a rules-based system and believes all parties need to communicate. According to Minakshhi, “India believes in rule-based governance. We pray for harmony and peace throughout the world. We believe that all parties should communicate with each other.”
Indian students who returned from Ukraine shared experiences
The majority of Indian students who have returned from Ukraine study MBBC there. 22-year-old MBBS student Anil Rapriya said he was happy to be back in his country after landing at the airport. As the situation in Ukraine changed, the Indian embassy asked us to leave the country. I just arrived in India. The media surrounded us. “At the same time, Krish Raj replied, “We all study at the Bukovinian State Medical University (BSMU) in Chernivtsi. We have informed our college officials that we are leaving and classes will now be online. The situation is fine in Chernivtsi since it is far from the border area.”