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Ahead Of North Korea Visit, Putin Lauds Pyongyang’s ‘Firm Support’ For Ukraine War

Ahead of his visit to North Korea later on Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin praised Pyongyang "for firmly supporting" its war with Ukraine". His visit to the country is aimed at boosting ties between the nuclear-armed allies, AFP reported.  Putin wrote an article published by the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), where he stated that he “highly appreciated that the DPRK (North Korea) is firmly supporting” the special military operations that are being conducted in Ukraine. The Russian president stated in the article that the two countries were developing a “many-sided partnership”, and "maintaining the common line and stand at the UN." Putin is visiting the most isolated nation on Earth in an attempt to gather support for his military ...
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Russian President Putin To Be On ‘Friendly’ Visit To North Korea On June 18-19, Kremlin Says

Russian President Vladimir Putin is scheduled to make his "friendly" visit to North Korea on June 18-19, as announced by the Kremlin on Monday. This visit comes amid Western suspicions that Pyongyang is supplying Moscow with weapons for its offensive in Ukraine. Putin is visiting the most isolated nation on earth in an attempt to gather support for his military campaign against Ukraine, which was initiated in February 2022 and has pushed Moscow into unheard-of levels of isolation on a worldwide scale. This visit follows Putin's meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un nine months ago in the Russian Far East, where they exchanged high praises. "President Vladimir Putin on June 18-19 will go to the North Korean Democratic Republic on a friendly state visit,...
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‘Will Hold Talks With Russia If…’: Zelenskyy At Peace Summit

Russia-Ukraine War: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on Sunday that Kyiv will hold peace talks with Russia tomorrow if Moscow pulls out of all Ukrainian territory, as reported by the BBC. But speaking at the close of a summit for peace in Switzerland, Zelenskyy said that Russian President Vladimir Putin would not end the war and had to be stopped either by military or diplomatic means. The Ukrainian President said that Western aid was not enough to win the war, but the summit showed that international support for Ukraine was not weakening. The meeting came to an end with dozens of countries committing to Ukraine's territorial integrity. A final document was adopted that blamed the war's widespread suffering and destruction firmly on Russia. H...
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Video | Russia Ukraine War: G7 Summit के बीच रूस का नया दांव, Putin ने Ukraine से शांति के लिए रखी ये शर्तें

जी7 शिखर बैठक के बीच रूस का नया दांव. राष्ट्रपति पुतिन ने एक शांति प्रस्ताव रखा है जिसमें कई शर्तें रखी हैं जो यूक्रेन को मंज़ूर नहीं होंगी. इसमें यूक्रेन को गुट निरपेक्ष रहने की सलाह है. Source link
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Putin Vows ‘Immediate’ Ceasefire If Ukraine Withdraws From Occupied Regions, Renounces NATO Bid

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday vowed to order a ceasefire in Ukraine "immediately" and proceed towards negotiations with the country if Kyiv began withdrawing its troops from the four regions annexed by Moscow. Another condition stated by Putin was Kyiv shoud renounce its plans to join NATO. "We will do it immediately," the Russia President stated in a speech at the Russian Foreign Ministry in Moscow, news agency Associated Press reported. Putin's remarks came as the leaders of the Group of Seven nations are in Italy for the G7 Outreach Summit in Apulia. Also, this comes ahead of the 'Summit on Peace in Ukraine' hosted by Switzerland, which will be attended by scores of world leaders. Russia had, however, dismissed this summit, calling it irr...
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U.K. follows U.S. with sanctions on Moscow stock exchange

An electronic board with exchange rates at a currency exchange office is seen through traffic in Moscow, Russia. | Photo Credit: AP The U.K. announced on June 13 dozens of new sanctions aimed at constraining Russia's war in Ukraine, including targeting Moscow's main stock exchange, a day after Washington announced similar measures.London said the 50 new curbs— part of "co-ordinated action with G7 partners" as the Western-led bloc's leaders meet in Italy— will hit the Russian financial system and suppliers supporting its military production.It follows Washington’s unveiling of a raft of sanctions, including on the Moscow exchange and several subsidiaries, which raise the stakes for foreign banks that still deal with Russia.The major new financial punishment, set to complicate billions ...
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G7 leaders mull using frozen Russian assets to aid war-torn Ukraine: How will it work? – Times of India

NEW DELHI: G7 leaders have reportedly reached a consensus to allocate $50 billion to support war-torn Ukraine by the end of the current year, according to a statement from the French presidency on Wednesday. The funds will be sourced from Russian assets that have been frozen."We have an agreement," a presidency official said, ahead of a G7 summit in Italy that will focus on backing Kyiv's fight against Russia.The United States has proposed providing Ukraine with a substantial loan of $50 billion, using the interest on the 300 billion euros ($325 billion) of Russian central bank assets frozen by the G7 and the EU after Russia's invasion of Ukraine as collateral.How it could work?The EU and the G7 have frozen approximately 300 billion euros of Russian central bank assets and have also sei...
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‘Putin Won’t Stop At Ukraine’: Biden Vows Unwavering Support For Kyiv Amid France Visit

US President Joe Biden gave an assurance of Washington's continued support for Kyiv in its fight against the Russian invasion on Saturday, warning that Vladimir Putin would "not stop" at Ukraine. "Putin is not going to stop at Ukraine," Biden highlighted alongside French President Emmanuel Macron after their meeting in Paris. "All of Europe will be threatened, we are not going to let that happen," news agency AFP quoted Biden as saying. "All of Europe will be threatened, we are not going to let that happen," Biden said. "The United States is standing strong with Ukraine. We will not, I say it again, walk away," the US President also said. Emmanuel Macron emphasised the unity with the US under Biden's leadership and expressed gratitude saying, "I thank yo...
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‘Considering morality’: Putin’s daughters make rare appearance at economic summit – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Vladimir Putin’s daughters made a public appearance on Friday following years of secrecy as the Russian president is reportedly "considering his mortality," the New York Post reported.Maintaining strict secrecy abouthis personal life, Putin has never officially acknowledged that the two ladies, Maria Vorontsova, 39, and Katerina Tikhonova, 37, are his daughters. The two were speaking at at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).During the panel discussion, Tikhonova, a technology executive with connected to Russian military said, "The sovereignty of the state is one of the key topics of recent years, it is the basis of Russia's security." Vorontsova, a biology researcher talked about innovation in biodiversity.Commenting on this re-appearance, Ronald Mark...
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Putin issues dire warning to countries aiding Ukraine – Times of India

Russian President Vladimir Putin has issued a stark warning to countries assisting Ukraine, signaling severe consequences for those who continue to support Kyiv in its ongoing conflict with Moscow. In a public address on Friday, Putin cautioned, "Anyone who tries to intervene in the Ukraine war will be met with 'lightning-fast' retaliation." This statement underscores the escalating tensions in the region as international support for Ukraine remains strong.Speaking from the Kremlin, Putin emphasized Russia's readiness to respond decisively to any foreign involvement. "We have all the instruments for this, ones that no one can boast of now," he stated. "We will use them if we have to. I want everyone to know that." The Russian leader's remarks were broadcast during a meeting with lawmake...
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‘Need To Deal With Reality’: Russian Prez Putin Calls For Moscow To ‘Build Up’ Ties With Taliba

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called for Moscow to "build up" relations with the Taliban government. This comes as a Taliban delegation visits Russia on Wednesday. He said that the Taliban government is in power in Afghanistan, and there is a need to deal with reality. Speaking at a meeting with foreign news outlets, the Russian President said, "We have always believed that we need to deal with reality. The Taliban are in power in Afghanistan... We have to build up relations with the Taliban government," as quoted by news agency AFP.  Putin’s remarks came on the sidelines of the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum on Wednesday. Last week, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Moscow planned to take the Taliban off its...
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US President Biden, Russia’s Putin Congratulate PM Modi For Historic Third Term

US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin have congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his victory in the Lok Sabha Elections.  PM Modi is set to form a government for a third straight term at the top office following victory of the ruling National Democratic Alliance in the Lok Sabha elections.  ALSO READ | Muizzi To Meloni: Foreign Leaders Congratulate PM Modi, BJP For Third Term US President Joe Biden congratulating PM Modi said, "Congratulations to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the National Democratic Alliance on their victory, and the nearly 650 million voters in this historic election. The friendship between our nations is only growing as we unlock a shared future of unlimited potential," Joe Biden said in a post on X.  ...