Russia-Ukraine war: Zelensky says that Russia planning new strikes

Disclaimer: A number of claims and counterclaims are being made on the Ukraine-Russia conflict on the ground and online. While WION takes utmost care to accurately report this developing news story, we cannot independently verify the authenticity of all statements, photos and videos.  President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Sunday that in the coming days, Russia […]

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Kyiv hosts summit to promote ‘Grain from Ukraine’ initiative for vulnerable nations

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky on Saturday (November 26) hosted a summit in Kyiv promoting Ukraine’s “Grain from Ukraine” initiative. The initiative is aimed at providing foodgrains to countries most vulnerable to famine and drought. Ukraine is a major exporter of foodgrains and Russian invasion had raised the spectre of global food crisis as foodgrains couldn’t […]

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Amid ongoing war, Ukraine marks Soviet-era famine that killed millions

Ukraine held memorial day for a Soviet-era famine that had left millions of Ukrainians dead. The famine had struck Ukraine, then part of Soviet Union in the winter of 1932-33. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused Russia of using the same tactics today. “Once they wanted to destroy us with hunger, now – with darkness and […]

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Russia-Ukraine war: Shelling kills 15 in Kherson; Zelensky says households hit by power cuts

Disclaimer: A number of claims and counterclaims are being made on the Ukraine-Russia conflict on the ground and online. While WION takes utmost care to accurately report this developing news story, we cannot independently verify the authenticity of all statements, photos and videos.  Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Friday (November 25) that in the […]

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Why explosion in Poland, a NATO ally, is ‘unlikely’ to escalate war into Europe

For the first time since February 2022, a missile explosion in a Poland village, located well outside Russia and Ukraine-held territories, sparked global concerns that the war could spill across Europe. The explosion in Eastern Poland, which claimed two lives on Tuesday, stoked diplomatic furore at the now-concluded G20 summit in Indonesia’s Bali, leading to […]

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Top 10 world news: Russia says Ukrainian missile lands in Poland, G20 condemns war in Ukraine

Russia on Wednesday (November 16) claimed that the images that were published from the site of the blast in Poland showed some fragments of a Ukrainian S-300 missile, clarifying that Moscow had nothing to do with the blast and it was probably caused by Ukrainian air defence units firing at incoming Russian missiles. In other news, […]

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Zelensky addresses ‘G19’ leaders, tells them ‘now is the time’ to end Russia’s war

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky referred on Tuesday (November 15) to the G20 as the G19, and told the leaders that “now is the time” to end the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war and “save thousands of lives”.  In a video address, Zelensky addressed the leaders of the G20 summit, which is currently underway in Indonesia. But in […]

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Both Russia and Ukraine tortured prisoners of war during ongoing conflict, says UN

Disclaimer: This story contains graphic details. Viewer discretion is advised. The United Nations said on Tuesday that its investigation has revealed that prisoners held by both Russia and Ukraine during the ongoing conflict have been subjected to torture. As per the investigation conducted by the UN, the prisoners were beaten up, given electric shocks and […]

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US, Russia spy chiefs discuss Russian nuke threats in first talks since Ukraine war

Intelligence officers of the US and Russia reportedly met face-to-face in Ankara amidst of nuclear threats from Kremlin and “unjust” custody of American prisoners by Russia. As per reports, the meeting took place on Monday between CIA Director William Burns and his Russian counterpart Sergei Naryshkin. Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov said it came as “an initiative […]

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