National Security Council spokesman John Kirby told reporters that Iran has sent a 'relatively small number' of personnel to Crimea, a part of Ukraine unilaterally annexed by Russia in contravention of international law in...
Musk also suggested that Crimea, seized by Moscow in 2014, be formally recognised as Russia, and water supply to Crimea be restored, and that Ukraine should remain neutral.
Ukraine War: In 2014, it held a hastily called referendum in Ukraine's Crimea region to justify annexation of the Black Sea peninsula, a move that was denounced as illegitimate by most of the world.
At least 66 people have been killed in Russian strikes in last 10 days in southern Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia. It's one of the four regions of Ukraine annexed by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Russia is annexing four regions of Ukraine, namely Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson, and Zaporizhzhia. Together with Crimea that Russia annexed in 2014, Russia now claims 20% of Ukrainian territory.
Russia is holding referendums in Luhansk, Kherson, Zaporizhzhia, and Donetsk regions of Ukraine. This coincides with Russian President Vladimir Putin's order to step up war efforts with mobilisation of reservists.
The bridge connects occupied Crimea with Russia and its damage is a major humiliation for Russia. Even if Ukrainians were not behind it, it shows how vulnerable Russia is in the conflict.
Russia's Defense Ministry denied the Saki base on the Black Sea had been shelled and said instead that munitions had blown up there.
CAATSA is a tough US law that authorises the US administration to impose sanctions on countries that purchase major defence hardware from Russia.
India has become a regular invitee, during his two terms in office former prime minister Manmohan Singh attended five such summits, while Prime Minister Modi...
In recent weeks, the Russian military has withdrawn from the area around the capital Kyiv and the country's north to focus on the eastern region of Donbas.
At least six more Russian general-ranking officers have been killed in Ukraine, according to Western assessment.
The military campaign to liberate Donbas with its large Russian-speaking population may be more realistic than regime change in Kyiv. But Ukraine with the...