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Russia-Ukraine War Highlights : European Parliament accepts Ukraine's application to join EU

By Shefali kohli -- March 01, 2022 11:10 am -- Updated:March 01, 2022 9:04 pm

Russia-Ukraine War Highlights : Russia-Ukraine conflict entered its sixth day on Tuesday, with fighting escalating across the country. Russia attacked the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv as it continued its invasion despite rising international criticism, including a war crimes investigation, penalties and a FIFA ban from the World Cup.

The Russian side continued to strike residential areas, and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called for a global ban on Russian planes and ships after their first meetings since the war began failed to produce a breakthrough.

Russia-Ukraine war: Russian troops enter Ukraine's second largest city of Kharkiv

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The five-hour negotiations, which were aimed at resolving the issue between Moscow and Kyiv, ended with no quick agreements. A second round of talks on the Polish-Belarusian boundary has been agreed upon by the two parties.

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According to Ukraine, more than 350 civilians have been killed during the assault, including 14 children, and over 500,000 people have fled the country.

Russia-Ukraine War Highlights :

19:45 pm |The second round of negotiations between Russia and Ukraine may take place on March 2, Ukreaine's Dzerkalo Tyzhnia newspaper reported on Tuesday, citing Ukrainian diplomatic sources.

19:20 pm |Russia will strike sites in Kyiv belonging to Ukraine’s security service and a special operations unit.

18:46 pm | European Parliament accepts Ukraine's application to join the European Union.

18:32 pm | The UK government is open to removing Russia as one of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council following the invasion of Ukraine, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesman says

18:32 pm | NATO chief says the alliance sees no need to change its nuclear weapons alert level, despite Russia's threats

18:30 pm | Russia must immediately withdraw its troops and end the "bloodshed" in Ukraine, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Tuesday, warning of further sanctions to punish Moscow's aggression

18:06 pm | Indian Student, Killed In Ukraine, Was Standing In A Grocery Store Queue

18:04 pm | UK says evicting Russia from UN Security Council among 'all options' on table

18:03 pm | The special flight of Operation Ganga carrying Indian nationals has departed from Romanian capital Bucharest to Delhi

17:59 pm | Prime Minister Narendra Modi to chair a high-level meeting on Ukraine-Russia Crisis at 6pm today

17:58 pm | Russia's government will spend up to 1 trillion rubles to buy shares of companies that have been sanctioned

17:56 pm | Indian embassy did not reach out to students stuck in Kharkiv, alleges father of K'taka boy killed in shelling

17:50 pm | I know his family. They are very close to me. PM had spoken to the family. We will try our best to recover the body and bring it back to India. I have requested PMO and MEA to help us to recover mortals: Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai on the death of a Karnataka student in Ukraine

17:48 pm | Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy received a standing ovation after his address at European Parliament, said, "We're fighting for our land & our freedom despite the fact that all our cities are now blocked. Nobody is going to break us, we're strong, we're Ukrainians." he said

17:37 pm | Brent oil price jumps over 5% on Ukraine crisis

17:35 pm | Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy received a standing ovation after his address at European Parliament, said, "We're fighting for our land & our freedom despite the fact that all our cities are now blocked. Nobody is going to break us, we're strong, we're Ukrainians." he said

17:29 pm | Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to the father of Naveen Shekharappa, an Indian student who died in shelling in Kharkiv, Ukraine this morning.

17:27 pm | Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addresses the EU session. We are fighting just for our land & our freedom: Volodymyr Zelenskyy

17:22 pm | Dr Igor Polikha, Ambassador of Ukraine to India leaves from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)

17:19 pm | YouTube has blocked Russia Today and Sputnik, Google has disabled traffic data features. As the Ukraine-Russia conflict escalates, the role of tech giants in stemming misinformation has become imperative.

17:14 pm | Russian President Vladimir Putin has 'shattered peace' in Europe: NATO chief

17:10 pm | Rahul Gandhi extends condolences, calls for ‘strategic plan’ for safe evacuation

17:08 pm | Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj S Bommai condoles the demise of Naveen Shekharappa, a student from Karnataka who was killed in shelling in Ukraine's Kharkiv today

16:15 pm | Naveen Shekharappa, a Haveri district student died in Ukraine. CM Bommai spoke with his father. All efforts will be made to bring back Naveen's body to India. The CM said that the matter is being negotiated with foreign ministry officials: Karnataka CMO

16:14 pm | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on a visit to Poland that the West would keep up sanctions pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin's regime indefinitely after it invaded Ukraine

16:10 pm | We have confirmed from MEA the unfortunate demise of Naveen Shekharappa in Ukraine. He was from Chalageri, Haveri; had left for a nearby store to buy something. Later his friend got a call from a local official that he (Naveen) has died: Manoj Rajan, Commissioner, Karnataka SDMA

15:45 pm | Over 9000 Indian nationals brought out of Ukraine while a considerable number are now in safer areas We will continue to make utmost efforts to ensure the return our citizens stranded in Ukraine

15:42 pm | Therefore, it is imperative that Russia&Ukraine respond to our need for safe passage urgently. In places where the conflict has not endangered movement, we've been able to evacuate our citizens: Sources

15:40 pm | An Indian student lost his life in Kharkiv today as a result of shelling. The deteriorating situation in Kharkiv is a matter of grave concern. The safety and security of Indian nationals in that city is of utmost priority to government:sources

15:35 pm | We'll be coordinating the overall evacuation operation in Slovakia & will seek co-operation from their government regarding visas for our students coming from Ukraine. Our top priority would be to bring them back safely: Union minister Kiren Rijiju before leaving for Slovakia

15:15 pm | Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Ukraine still has Soviet nuclear technology, we cannot fail to respond to this danger

15:00 pm | Ministry of External Affairs says that an Indian student lost his life in shelling in Kharkiv, Ukraine this morning. The Ministry is in touch with his family.

14:50 pm | The future of global security is being determined right now in Ukraine, If Russia's violations go unpunished no country can feel safe, says Ukrainian Foreign Minister

14:25 pm | Govt is committed to bringing back every Indian stranded there. Four ministers deputed just to organise this. There are help desks of states, help desk of Ministry of Power, officers of the Ministry. Students will be provided whatever assistance they need: Union Minister RK Singh

14:15 pm | Union Minister RK Singh welcomes stranded Indian students at Delhi Airport: Russia-Ukraine Conflict

14:03 pm | Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya welcomes stranded Indians at Delhi Airport. "Many of your friends are still stuck in Ukraine, tell them efforts are being made to bring them back home. Efforts to continue till all of them are brought back...," he says

13:50 pm | A flight carrying Indian nationals stranded in Ukraine arrives in Delhi from Romania Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya receives the returnees, assures them that GoI is making every effort to rescue all Indians stranded in Ukraine

13:40 pm | Central square of Ukraine's second city, Kharkiv, shelled- governor: sources

12:49 pm | Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri is enroute to Budapest in Hungary to aid the evacuation of Indian citizens stranded in Ukraine


12:33 pm | Russian forces have increased their use of artillery north of Kyiv & in the vicinities of Kharkiv & Chernihiv. The use of heavy artillery in densely populated urban areas greatly increases the risk of civilian casualties: UK Ministry of Defence

12:12 pm | A group of Indian students stranded in Ukraine has entered Poland, to undertake the onward journey to India


12:11 pm | Embassy of India in Ukraine advises Indians to leave Kyiv urgently today


12:05 pm | Ukraine crisis: Indian Air Force is likely to deploy several C-17 aircraft from Tuesday onwards to evacuate Indians, say sources

12:03 pm | Ukraine crisis: Prime Minister Modi asks Indian Air Force to join evacuation efforts, say sources

11:50 am | This will ensure that more people can be evacuated in a shorter time frame. It will also help deliver humanitarian aid more efficiently. Indian Air Force is likely to deploy several C-17 aircraft as part of Operation Ganga from today: Sources

11:48 am | In order to scale up the ongoing evacuation efforts from Ukraine under Operation Ganga, PM Narendra Modi has called for the Indian Air Force to join the evacuation efforts: Sources

11:45 am | SpiceJet will operate a special evacuation flight to Kosice, Slovakia today to bring back Indian nationals stranded in Ukraine. Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju is travelling to Kosice as a Special Envoy of the Indian Government to oversee the evacuation.

11:30 am | Russian army on outskirts of southern Ukrainian city Kherson: Mayor

11:30 am | Air raid alert in Kyiv, Uman, Cherkasy, Vinnytsia. Residents should go to the nearest shelter.

11:20 am | Russian artillery hits military base in eastern Ukraine, killing more than 70 Ukrainian soldiers

11:00 am | Prime Minister Narendra Modi calls on President Ram Nath Kovind and briefs him on various issues including Ukraine: Sources

10:30 am | 12 members of Russia's diplomatic mission to the UN have been expelled by the United States, said Russia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia during a press conference

10:00 am | Ukraine President Zelensky signs EU membership papers

09:30 am |The five-hour negotiations, which were aimed at resolving the issue between Moscow and Kyiv, ended with no quick agreements.

-PTC News

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