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Russia-Ukraine War LIVE Updates: US President Joe Biden will be in Poland today to discuss the crisis with his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda.

A shell crater in a residential area amid the Russian attack on Ukraine, in Sievierodonetsk, Luhansk region. (Reuters

Updated March 25, 2022 at 10:25 a.m. IST

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Live updates from the Russia-Ukraine war: US President Joe Biden will be in Poland on Friday to discuss the Ukraine crisis with his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda, a day after arriving in Brussels, Belgium, where he attended extraordinary NATO and G7 summits to discuss of the war.

Read also | Zelensky asks NATO for weapons to “prevent the death of Ukrainians”

Meanwhile, Ukrainian President Voldymyr Zelensky a day ago called for global protests against Russia’s invasion of his country, which culminated in a full month on February 24. Russian President Vladimir Putin, who authorized the offensive, repeatedly called it a “special military mission”. operation” launched to “denazify” the Eastern European nation.

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  • March 25, 2022 10:25 a.m. IST

    US announces sanctions against more than 300 Russian State Duma members

    The United States is sanctioning more than 400 additional individuals and entities to align with measures taken by the EU and our allies and partners. Sanctions include Duma and 328 of its members, dozens of defense companies: joint statement

  • Mar 25, 2022 10:04 a.m. IST

    “We are united in our condemnation of Russia”

    We are united in our condemnation of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine. The United States and the European Union have strengthened their sanctions regimes. We continue to mobilize humanitarian aid to support people in Ukraine: US President Joe Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in a joint statement

  • Mar 25, 2022 9:34 a.m. IST

    Biden to visit Polish town near border with Ukraine: White House

    During his visit to Poland, US President Joe Biden will travel to Rzeszow, about 80 kilometers from the Ukrainian border, the White House said.

  • Mar 25, 2022 9:08 a.m. IST

    Russia ‘short’ of precision munitions: Pentagon official

    Russia is running out of precision-guided munitions and more likely to rely on so-called dumb bombs and artillery: Colin Kahl

  • March 25, 2022 08:18 IST

    Russia is now a ‘burden’ on China, says Pentagon official

    I think there’s a degree to which what Putin has done in Ukraine makes Russia a much more strategic burden on Beijing than it was six weeks or six months ago: Colin Kahl, Undersecretary, Defense for Policy

  • March 25, 2022 07:29 IST

    Russia to open humanitarian corridors for foreign ships

    Russia will allow foreign ships to leave Ukrainian ports from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on March 25, reports The Kyiv Independent.

  • Mar 25, 2022 6:57 a.m. IST

    Australia sanctions Belarusian President Lukashenko

    Australia announces sanctions against Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, his family members and 22 Russians due to Belarus’ “continued strategic support of Russia and its military forces”.

  • Mar 25, 2022 6:10 a.m. IST

    Russia wants to end the war by May 9: Report

    Russia wants to end the war in Ukraine by May 9. This day is widely celebrated in Russia as Victory Day over Nazi Germany: Report

  • Mar 25, 2022 5:33 a.m. IST

    Biden calls for Russia’s withdrawal from the G20

    My answer is “yes”. However, if countries like Indonesia and others disagree with this, then in my opinion Ukraine should be allowed to attend meetings: Joe Biden, US President

In Poland, Biden will visit a town near the Ukrainian border: the White House

Russian-Ukrainian War: The US President will travel to Rzeszow with his host and Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda, the White House has announced.

US President Joe Biden attends a summit of European Union leaders amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine, in Brussels.

US President Joe Biden attends a summit of European Union leaders amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine, in Brussels.

Posted Mar 25, 2022 09:39 IST

Moderna’s warning about new Covid variants amid global outbreak: key updates

Several European countries – including France, Germany and Italy – are experiencing a spike in Covid cases.

A man wears a face mask as he walks on a bridge over the Main at sunset in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, March 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)(AP)

A man wears a face mask as he walks on a bridge over the Main at sunset in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, March 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)(AP)

Posted Mar 25, 2022 9:34 a.m. IST

‘My wife isn’t’: Rishi Sunak under fire for Infosys Russia operation

British MP Rishi Sunak has said that as an elected politician he can only speak about the things for which he is responsible. He said he had nothing to comment on Infosys’ operations in Russia because he had nothing to do with the company, in which his wife is a stakeholder.

Rishi Sunak said he had nothing to do with Infosys and its operations in Russia.

Rishi Sunak said he had nothing to do with Infosys and its operation in Russia.

Posted Mar 25, 2022 07:47 IST

“Reopen schools for Afghan girls”: the United States and its allies criticize the Taliban

In a joint statement, the US, UK, Canada, France, Italy, Norway and the EU warned that the regime’s decision to keep girls out of schools would hurt its prospects for legitimacy.

Afghan girls watch a school in Kabul, Afghanistan, September 18, 2021. (REUTERS/ Third Party Photo: TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Afghan girls watch a school in Kabul, Afghanistan, September 18, 2021. (REUTERS/ Third Party Photo: TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Posted Mar 25, 2022 06:51 IST

North Korea tests massive new ICBM for ‘long’ showdown with US

It was the first full ICBM test by nuclear-armed North Korea since 2017, and flight data indicated the missile flew higher and longer than any of North Korea’s previous tests. north before crashing into the sea west of Japan.

The Biden administration says two North Korean missile launches in recent weeks were actually test firings of a new long-range ICBM.  (AP)

The Biden administration says two North Korean missile launches in recent weeks were actually test firings of a new long-range ICBM. (AP)

Posted Mar 25, 2022 06:28 IST

LIVE: US sanctions over 300 Russian State Duma members

Russia-Ukraine War LIVE Updates: US President Joe Biden will be in Poland today to discuss the crisis with his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda.

A shell crater in a residential area amid the Russian attack on Ukraine, in Sievierodonetsk, Luhansk region.  (Reuters

A shell crater in a residential area amid the Russian attack on Ukraine, in Sievierodonetsk, Luhansk region. (Reuters

Updated March 25, 2022 at 10:25 a.m. IST

Zelensky asks NATO for weapons to “prevent the death of Ukrainians”

  • As battles raged across Ukraine, with television footage showing a large burning Russian warship docked near the southern city of Mariupol, Zelensky addressed the NATO emergency summit and to a meeting of G7 leaders via video link.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks from Kyiv, Ukraine.  (AP)

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks from Kyiv, Ukraine. (AP)

Posted Mar 25, 2022 04:51 IST

U.S. Capitol riot probe aims to scorn Trump allies

  • Former business chief Peter Navarro and deputy chief of staff Dan Scavino were subpoenaed to appear before the congressional panel investigating the Jan. 6 uprising, but did not appear, investigators said.

The January 6 panel is expected to begin wrapping up the investigation in the coming weeks as it prepares to present its findings at public hearings due to begin in May. (AFP)

The January 6 panel is expected to begin wrapping up the investigation in the coming weeks as it prepares to present its findings at public hearings due to begin in May. (AFP)

Posted Mar 25, 2022 04:42 IST

I’d be ‘lucky’ to run against Trump again: Biden

  • Trump, who lost in 2020 after just one term, has since campaigned on the lie he won and has made no secret that he would like to return to the White House.

US President Joe Biden at the summit in Brussels.  (REUTERS)

US President Joe Biden at the summit in Brussels. (REUTERS)

Posted Mar 25, 2022 04:39 IST

Forces ‘liberated’ Mariupol town hall: Chechen leader

  • Kadyrov posted on Telegram a video of a phone recording in Chechen, which he said was Russian parliamentary lawmaker Adam Delimkhanov addressing “our valiant men”.

Servicemen of pro-Russian troops are seen on top of an armored vehicle with a symbol "Z" painted on the side during the conflict between Ukraine and Russia in the besieged port city of Mariupol.(REUTERS)

Servicemen from pro-Russian troops are seen atop an armored vehicle with a ‘Z’ symbol painted on the side during the Ukraine-Russia conflict in the besieged port city of Mariupol. (REUTERS)

Updated Mar 25, 2022 04:36 IST

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