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Indian Refiners Make Fresh Purchase of Russian Oil Despite US Warning
March 29, 2022, 10:00 AM
India's state oil firm has increased the purchase of Russian Urals as Moscow is offering the oil at a discounted price following Western sanctions. The US and its allies imposed sanctions on Russia in response to the military operation in Ukraine.
How Lionel Messi & Cristiano Ronaldo's Contrasting Answers on Retirement Have Taken World by Storm
March 29, 2022, 9:54 AM
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo may have dominated global football for more than a decade and a half but their current struggles at Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Man United, respectively, have fuelled talks of retirement of the legendary pair. But the Argentine star and the Portuguese wizard share a completely different opinion on the subject.
Kremlin Calls Claims of Abramovich's 'Poisoning' Part of Information Warfare
March 29, 2022, 9:45 AM
Earlier on Tuesday, the Kremlin confirmed Roman Abramovich's participation in the Moscow-Kiev talks on the Ukraine crisis that are currently under way in Istanbul.
Ban on Fine Wine Export to Russia to Hard-Hit French Producers, Italian Winemaker Says
March 29, 2022, 9:37 AM
ROME (Sputnik) - The export ban on wine worth more than 300 euros ($329) per bottle to Russia would hit French producers, Giordano Emo Capodilista, a major Italian winemaker told Sputnik, adding that Russian wine would hardly replace European wine if all EU imports fell under the ban.
Biden Appears to Reveal Ukrainian Forces Trained by US Troops in Poland
March 29, 2022, 9:35 AM
Over the past few weeks, the US has provided $300 million worth of military hardware to the Ukrainian armed forces, with much of that aid going via Poland. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said earlier this week that Washington's military assistance to Kiev would continue amid Russia's current special military operation in Ukraine.
Russian Presidential Aide Medinsky Holds Presser Following Talks With Ukrainian Delegation
March 29, 2022, 9:20 AM
Russia and Ukraine held talks regarding the special operation launched by Moscow on 24 February.
GT: Unwise, Irresponsible for Biden to Take Personal Grievances Toward Putin to National Level
March 29, 2022, 9:14 AM
After US President Joe Biden said on Saturday that Russian President Vladimir Putin "cannot remain in power," both the White House and some US lawmakers hurried to put out the fire set by their president.
Shoigu: Russia to Focus on Liberation of Donbass as Main Goals of First Phase of Ukraine Op Achieved
March 29, 2022, 9:13 AM
President Vladimir Putin ordered to launch a special operation on 24 February describing its key goals as the demilitarisation and de-Nazification of Ukraine. The operation was prompted by a request from the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics (DPR and LPR) to defend them against attacks by Kiev's forces.
Moscow: US, Allies Launch Massive Cyberattacks Against Russia
March 29, 2022, 9:12 AM
Every day Russia faces "hundreds of thousands" of cyberattacks, the Russian Foreign Ministry has revealed, pledging to detect the source of the attacks.
Trudeau Backtracks on Poll Pledge of Not Pursuing F-35 Fighter Jet Deal Amid Pressure From NATO
March 29, 2022, 8:42 AM
Canada's purported plan to pursue American F-35 jets comes amid sustained pressure from NATO allies to increase the nation's defence spending to 2 percent of its GDP by 2024. Trudeau's federal ally, the National Democratic Party (NDP), which this month sealed a political pact to prop up the Liberals, has described NATO's request as "arbitrary".
Israel Marks 20 Years Since Operation Defensive Shield, But Has Nation Learned Its Lesson?
March 29, 2022, 8:14 AM
On 29 March 2002, Israel launched a full-scale military campaign in the West Bank. The goal was to arrest terrorists and destroy their facilities and infrastructure. Beyond that the Jewish state also wanted to explain its stance to the world and win over the support of the international community.
Russian Armed Forces Hit 68 Military Objects of Ukraine in Past Day, MoD Says
March 29, 2022, 7:46 AM
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian armed forces have destroyed 68 military facilities of Ukraine over the past day, Russian defense ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said on Tuesday.
Over 100 Stray Dogs Allegedly Poisoned to Death in Indian Village - Video
March 29, 2022, 7:30 AM
Local villagers confirmed the mass killing of dogs in the district and revealed that some 200 stray dogs have been killed in the last three months.
Erdogan: Turkey Ready to Arrange Putin-Zelensky Meeting, Facilitate Russia-Ukraine Talks
March 29, 2022, 6:52 AM
Earlier this week, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed on holding the next round of talks between Moscow and Kiev in Istanbul on 29 March.
Swedish Gov't Ridiculed for Underreporting Over a Hundred Annual Russian Port Calls https://sputniknews.com/20220329/swedish-govt-ridiculed-for-underreporting-over-a-hundred-annual-russian-port-calls--1094280879.html
March 29, 2022, 6:18 AM
Following Russia's special operation in Ukraine, the Swedish Port Workers' Union has launched a blockade against all ships with connections to Russia as a token of solidarity with Ukraine. The Swedish government apparently toned down the issue by providing a hugely misleading figure.
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