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Putin signs treaties annexing Ukrainian regions

The ceremony came 3 days after completion of Kremlin-orchestrated referendums on joining Russia that were dismissed by Kyiv and the West

30 Sep 2022 7:14 PM

Kremlin announces Ukraine annexation ceremony for Friday

President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the annexation would be formalised at a ceremony in the Kremlin

29 Sep 2022 5:49 PM

Russia prepares to annex occupied Ukraine despite outcry

Pro-Moscow administrations of four occupied regions of southern and eastern Ukraine said that their residents voted to join Russia

28 Sep 2022 3:39 PM

Putin orders Russian military to beef up forces by 137,000

The presidential decree will boost the overall number of Russian military personnel to 2,039,758, including 1,150,628 troops

27 Aug 2022 1:02 PM

Sweden, Finland NATO bid no threat to Russia but may 'trigger response': Putin

Finland announced its intention to join NATO on Sunday as Sweden's ruling party said it backed membership

17 May 2022 12:24 AM

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TASS: more than 1 million Ukrainians taken to Russia

Civilians were evacuated to the territory of the Russian Federation from dangerous regions of Donetsk, Lugansk and other parts of Ukraine

03 May 2022 12:19 PM

Russia 'would deploy nuclear arms' near Finland, Sweden if join NATO

Finland said this week it will decide whether to apply for NATO membership within weeks and Sweden is also discussing membership

14 Apr 2022 10:57 PM

Russia announces opening of humanitarian corridors in Kyiv, other cities

Russian forces, for humanitarian purposes, are declaring a 'regime of silence' from 10:00 am on 7 March, the Russian defence ministry said

07 Mar 2022 12:01 PM

Russia declares ceasefire, opens humanitarian corridors for civilians to leave

The opening up of the corridors would enable residents of Mariupol and Volnovakha to leave the war-torn areas

05 Mar 2022 12:47 PM

Putin denies Russia bombing Ukrainian cities

Putin confirmed that Russia is open to dialogue with the Ukrainian side, as well as with everyone who wants peace in Ukraine

05 Mar 2022 7:33 AM

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Russia bans UK flights over its airspace after sanctions

Rosaviatsiya said that all flights by the U.K. carriers to Russia as well as transit flights are banned starting Friday

25 Feb 2022 2:48 PM

Russia's Vladimir Putin announces Ukraine military operation, explosions heard

In a televised address, Putin accused the US and its allies of ignoring Russia's demand to prevent Ukraine from joining NATO

24 Feb 2022 8:52 AM

Putin says Russia's interests 'non-negotiable'

Our country is always open for direct and honest dialogue, for the search for diplomatic solutions to the most complex problems, Putin said

23 Feb 2022 1:02 PM

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has begun, says UK

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who received a solidarity call from Joe Biden, accused Russia of wrecking peace talks

22 Feb 2022 1:57 PM

War fears grow as Putin orders troops to eastern Ukraine

Underscoring the urgency, the UN Security Council held a nighttime emergency meeting at the request of Ukraine, the US and other countries

22 Feb 2022 10:30 AM

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Ukrainian President Zelenskyy calls on Putin to meet as tensions soar

The number of Russian ground units, the battalion tactical groups, in the border area had grown to as many as 125, up from 83 two weeks ago

20 Feb 2022 12:16 PM

Russia says it pulls back more troops amid Ukraine standoff

Russia has massed about 150,000 troops east, north and south of Ukraine, sparking Western concerns it was planning an assault

17 Feb 2022 1:58 AM

Russia says it’s ready to keep talking about Ukraine crisis

The comments seemed designed to send a message to the world about Putin’s own position and offered some hope that war could be averted

15 Feb 2022 12:53 PM

British envoy in Moscow to try to ease Ukraine crisis

Western nations say they will impose their toughest-ever sanctions on Russian businesses and individuals if Moscow invades Ukraine

10 Feb 2022 10:17 AM

Putin accuses US, allies of ignoring Russian security needs

Putin said the Western allies’ refusal to meet Russia’s demands violates their obligations on the integrity of security for all nations

02 Feb 2022 10:46 AM

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