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India intends to operate S-400 missile system to defend against threats from Pakistan, China: Pentagon
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India intends to operate S-400 missile system to defend against threats from Pakistan, China: Pentagon

According to the Pentagon, throughout 2021, New Delhi continued to implement a foreign policy aimed at demonstrating India's role as a leading power and net provider of security in the Indian Ocean region

International Criminal Court sends largest-ever investigative team to Ukraine
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International Criminal Court sends largest-ever investigative team to Ukraine

ICC investigators will chase up leads and collect witness testimony 'relevant to military attacks' and would also work with Ukrainian authorities to 'strengthen the chain of custody with respect to hard evidence'

Finland MPs vote overwhelmingly in favour of NATO membership despite Russia's warning
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Finland MPs vote overwhelmingly in favour of NATO membership despite Russia's warning

Russia on Tuesday expelled two Finnish diplomats as tensions between the two countries remained high. Finland, which shares a 1,300-km border with Russia, has been rattled by Russia's invasion of another neighbour, Ukraine

Russia-Ukraine war: Moscow's defence ministry says 265 Ukrainian soldiers 'surrendered' at besieged Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol
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Russia-Ukraine war: Moscow's defence ministry says 265 Ukrainian soldiers 'surrendered' at besieged Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol

Of the total 265 Ukrainian soldiers, who surrendered at Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol, 51 were 'heavily wounded' and had been transferred to a hospital in the town of Novoazovsk, Russia's defence ministry said

Russia-Ukraine war: Over 260 Ukrainian soldiers evacuated from besieged Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol
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Russia-Ukraine war: Over 260 Ukrainian soldiers evacuated from besieged Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol

Ukraine's deputy defence minister Ganna Malyar said that the soldiers were evacuated through humanitarian corridors to areas under Moscow and Russia-backed separatists' control. 'An exchange procedure will be carried out for their further return home,' he added

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny appeals against nine-year jail sentence
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Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny appeals against nine-year jail sentence

A vocal critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Navalny late March had his jail time extended to nine years after he was found guilty of embezzlement and contempt of court

The Ukrainian who walked 225 kilometres to safety from war-ravaged Mariupol
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The Ukrainian who walked 225 kilometres to safety from war-ravaged Mariupol

Along with the residents of the Ukrainian city of Mariupol, stories of grit, bravery and sheer courage have continued to emerge. Such is the story of Igor Pedin, a 61-year-old man, who walked 225 kilometres, accompanied by his nine-year-old dog

McDonald’s begins selling business in Russia, will try to keep workers
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McDonald’s begins selling business in Russia, will try to keep workers

The fast food giant pointed to the humanitarian crisis caused by the war, saying holding on to its business in Russia 'is no longer tenable, nor is it consistent with McDonald’s values'

Wheat prices hit record high after India bans export, touches $453 per tonne
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Wheat prices hit record high after India bans export, touches $453 per tonne

Global wheat prices have soared on supply fears since Russia's February invasion of Ukraine, which previously accounted for 12 per cent of global exports

EU cuts forecast for economic growth as fallout of Russia's war in Ukraine widens
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EU cuts forecast for economic growth as fallout of Russia's war in Ukraine widens

The European Commission's previous outlook expected growth of 4 per cent this year and 2.8 per cent in 2023

Inflation increase due to war impact; RBI may hike rates by 75 bps by August: SBI Economists
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Inflation increase due to war impact; RBI may hike rates by 75 bps by August: SBI Economists

The economists said they did a study of the Russian invasion's impact on inflation, which revealed that 59 per cent of the jump in prices is due to geopolitical events

'Grave mistake': Russia on Finland, Sweden deciding to join NATO
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'Grave mistake': Russia on Finland, Sweden deciding to join NATO

Finland and Sweden are poised to jettison decades of military non-alignment to join NATO as a defence against feared aggression from Russia

Russian war effort runs into military hurdles, loses diplomatic ground as Finland and Sweden move to join NATO
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Russian war effort runs into military hurdles, loses diplomatic ground as Finland and Sweden move to join NATO

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, meeting with top diplomats from the alliance in Berlin, said the war 'is not going as Moscow had planned'

Ukraine commander issues another SOS to Elon Musk, says 'impossible to survive, help us get out of Azovstal'
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Ukraine commander issues another SOS to Elon Musk, says 'impossible to survive, help us get out of Azovstal'

The latest request from Ukrainian commander - Serhiy Volyna -- comes days after the Tesla billionaire stepped in to support war-torn Ukraine with his satellite communication services

Explained: 'Neutral' Europe recedes as NATO set to expand in backdrop of Russia's Ukraine war
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Explained: 'Neutral' Europe recedes as NATO set to expand in backdrop of Russia's Ukraine war

Like the two Nordic countries, other nations joined the European Union for its promise economic and political unity without taking sides in the East-West divide that has endured beyond the end of the Cold War

Meet Vladimir Putin, the family man: Ukraine war spotlights Russian president's personal life
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Meet Vladimir Putin, the family man: Ukraine war spotlights Russian president's personal life

The strategy of strictly shielding his family worked well for Putin till Russia invaded Ukraine. Now the facade is beginning to crumble and shedding new light on the Russian leader’s private life

G-7 warns of Ukraine grain crisis, asks China 'not to assist Russia in its war of aggression'
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G-7 warns of Ukraine grain crisis, asks China 'not to assist Russia in its war of aggression'

The G-7 nations also addressed a wide range of global problems from the situation in Afghanistan to tensions in the Middle East

Russian forces suffer heavy losses in failed river crossing, say Ukrainian and British officials
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Russian forces suffer heavy losses in failed river crossing, say Ukrainian and British officials

Britain's Defense Ministry said Russia lost 'significant armored maneuver elements' of at least one battalion tactical group in the attack.

US Defense Secretary urges 'immediate ceasefire' in first call with Russian counterpart since Ukraine war began
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US Defense Secretary urges 'immediate ceasefire' in first call with Russian counterpart since Ukraine war began

The call came as the battle in eastern and southern Ukraine intensified, with the Pentagon maintaining that Russia is weeks behind goals set in its war plan

Ukraine war: UK sanctions Russian president Putin's ex-wife, alleged girlfriend
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Ukraine war: UK sanctions Russian president Putin's ex-wife, alleged girlfriend

The list included Putin's ex-wife Lyudmila Ocheretnaya and Alina Kabaeva, a former Olympic gymnast whom UK officials described as his "current partner", as well as Kabaeva's grandmother Anna Zatseplina