Russia

  • Experts hail Modi interview, say PM not responsible for all statements by party members 2 days ago

    Reacting to Narendra Modi interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria, experts says the PM has rigntly struck the chord. His words will boost confidence in country. ...
  • Everyone needs to sit and resolve the issue: PM Modi on RussiaUkraine crisis 2 days ago

    Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks about the India's views on the ongoing crisis between Ukraine and Russia. "Everyone needs to sit and resolve the issue," he said. ...
  • MH17 tragedy: Who is the real culprit? July 24, 2014

    The MH17 tragedy has several roadblocks in the investigation. The blame game continues with Russia denying any direct involvement in the attack. Instead, Russia continues to suggest a Ukrainian fighter jet responsible for the tragedy. ...
  • Two planes carrying 40 bodies of MH17 passengers arrives in Netherlands July 23, 2014

    Two military planes carrying 40 bodies of MH17 passengers has arrived in Eindhoven in the Netherlands. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and the Dutch royal family received the planes at the airport. Of the 298 people who died, 193 were Dutch citizens. The bodies have been taken to the Netherlands...
  • MH17 crash: Victim's mother slams Putin, says wants her son's body July 22, 2014

    Several tragic stories have come to light after the MH17 tragedy. One such story is of Silena Frederiks whose son was on that illfated flight. She has now appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin to put pressure on the rebels to return her son's body. ...
  • Debris from flight MH17 did not just fall in Hrabove, Ukraine July 21, 2014

    While recovery operations are underway to uncover those deceased in the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, close to Ukrainian village Donestsk, another village not far away from ground zero claims that a major part of the aeroplane has fallen in this village. Even as the villagers collected all the...
  • Flight attendant Sanjid Sandhu who escaped MH370, died in MH17 tragedy July 21, 2014

    Several tragic stories have come to light after the MH17 tragedy. One such story is of a flight attendant, Sanjid Sandhu, who narrowly avoided being on MH370 but wasn't so lucky this time. ...
  • Russia condoles MH17 plane crash, says 'forgive us' July 21, 2014

    International pressure has mounted on Russia, even as President Vladimir Putin denied any involvement in the MH17 disaster. However, Russians said that they are ashamed. "We are afraid, we are ashamed, we are in mourning. What's striking in many of these notes is the use of the phrase 'forgive us',"...
  • MH17: Someone trained, not drunk terrorists responsible, says Ukrainian PM July 19, 2014

    As the entire world mourns over the untimely death of the 298 passengers aboard Malaysian Airlines MH17, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Saturday said that the tragedy was not the work of Russia led drunk terrorists but that of some one well trained. Yatsenyuk said that the entire mission...
  • MH17: Malaysia seethes in anger; family members want loved ones back home July 19, 2014

    There is collective national outrage in Malaysia over the shooting down of airliner MH17. Prime Minister Najib Razak and Malaysian Transportation Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai met mourning family members earlier on Saturday. Unfortunately, they could not concede to the request of the family members of bringing their loved...
  • MH17 crash: International observers hope to continue search on Sunday July 19, 2014

    International monitors investigating the Malaysia Airlines crash in eastern Ukraine on Friday said that the team was not given full access to the site and was greeted with hostility by armed men guarding the scene. Michael Bociurkiw, spokesman for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe team said, "We...
  • MH17 crash site looks like the biggest crime scene: Investigators July 19, 2014

    US President Barack Obama has called Malaysian plane crash a global tragedy. Obama said that an independent probe is essential. International monitors investigating the Malaysia Airlines crash in eastern Ukraine on Friday said that the team was not given full access to the site and was greeted with hostility by...
  • Who shot the MH17 Malaysian Airlines plane? July 18, 2014

    All 298 people on board a Malaysia Airlines plane were killed on Thursday after the jet was shot down over wartorn eastern Ukraine near the Russian border, nearly four months after the mysterious disappearance of MH370 in the Indian Ocean. The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was flying from Amsterdam to...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor July 18, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Karma Paljor on India @ 9. ...
  • MH17 crash: Missile mystery yet to be known July 18, 2014

    All 298 people on board a Malaysia Airlines plane were killed on Thursday after the jet was shot down over wartorn eastern Ukraine near the Russian border, nearly four months after the mysterious disappearance of MH370 in the Indian Ocean. The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was flying from Amsterdam to...
  • Russia might try to seize more parts of Ukraine July 22, 2014

    In an interview with CNNIBN, Smitha Sharma talks about how the Ukraine crisis began in the region. The internal Ukraine crisis began in November 2013 leading to the capture of Crimea. The fear instilled in people now is that Russia might attempt to seize more parts of Ukraine. ...
  • Malaysian plane crash: Confusion prevails over who fired the missile July 18, 2014

    A Malaysian airliner carrying 298 people crashed on Thursday in eastern Ukraine. The US has concluded that a Buk missile brought down that plane as not many missiles can shoot down a jet flying at nearly 33,000 feet. Buk surfacetoair missiles can strike targets at height of upto 49,000 feet....
  • Malaysian plane crash: Former DGCA Kanu Gohain urges for an independent probe July 18, 2014

    A Malaysian jetliner was shot down on Thursday in eastern Ukraine. The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur carrying 283 passengers and 15 crew members. Former directorgeneral of civil aviation, Kanu Gohain urged for an independent probe in the case. He also said that one...
  • Buk missile with high explosive warhead may have hit the Malaysian plane July 18, 2014

    A Malaysian plane was shot down on Thursday in eastern Ukraine. The US has concluded that a Buk missile brought down that plane. The Buk missile has high explosive warhead of 154 pounds and it's speed is 2684 MPH. This missile has the capability to shoot down a plane in...
  • Ukraine releases audio tapes of proRussian rebels on shooting the Malayasian plane July 18, 2014

    A Malaysian plane was shot down by "terrorists" on Thursday over wartorn eastern Ukraine near the Russian border. The Ukrainian government on Friday released audio tapes of intercepted conversations made by proRussian rebels on shooting down the Malayasian plane. "We have just shot down a plane. That was Miner's group....
  • Watch: Malaysian plane turns into a fireball as it hits the ground July 18, 2014

    A Malaysian Airlines plane with 298 people crashed in eastern Ukraine on Thursday. An amateur video shows the plane turn into a fireball after hitting the ground. ...
  • Malaysian plane crash: Ukraine PM orders probe into accident July 18, 2014

    A Malaysian plane was shot down by "terrorists" on Thursday over wartorn eastern Ukraine near the Russian border. So far there are no reports of any Indian nationals on board. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk also ordered a probe into accident. Russia sent its Ukrainian colleagues a request to conduct...
  • Malaysian plane hit by a groundtoair missile over Ukraine war zone July 18, 2014

    In a major international incident a Malaysia Airlines plane with 298 on board was shot down on Thursday over Eastern Ukraine near the Russian border. All 298 passengers and crew members are feared dead. ...
  • Hope there isn't another Cold War: Hillary Clinton on Crimean tension March 19, 2014

    Russia annexed Crimea on Tuesday despite warnings from the United States and western allies. Hillary Clinton weighed in on the conflict between Russia and the West saying that it all boils down to a 'clash of values'. ...
  • Putin recognises Crimea as sovereign state; US, EU impose sanctions March 18, 2014

    A day after Crimea voted with an overwhelming majority to unite with Russia, Russian President Vladimir Putin has recognised Crimea as a sovereign state. Putin has signed a decree, paving the way for the annexation into Russia. Ukraine however, has dismissed the outcome of the referendum. The European Union and...
  • Ukraine crisis: US imposes sanctions on Russian officials March 17, 2014

    US President Barack Obama imposed sanctions on Russian officials after Crimea voted overwhelmingly Sunday in favour of the split. ...
  • EU, US impose sanctions against 21 Russian, Crimean officials March 17, 2014

    Even as Moscow welcomed Crimea's resolution that declared the nation an independent, sovereign state, the West has called the referendum illegal and Ukraine has threatened legal action. The US and the European Union have also imposed travel bans, asset freezes against 21 Russian and Crimean officials. ...
  • Crimea votes to decide whether or not to join Russia March 17, 2014

    Just two weeks after Russian troops seized their peninsula, Crimeans voted on Sunday to leave Ukraine and join Russia, overwhelmingly approving a referendum that sought to unite the strategically important Black Sea region with the country it was part of for some 250 years. ...
  • Crimea sets referendum on joining Russia March 7, 2014

    Crimea's Parliament voted to join Russia, and its Moscow-backed government set a referendum in 10 days. The dramatic escalation of the crisis over the Ukrainian region drew a sharp criticism from US President Barack Obama. ...
  • Will ask for military help to fight Russia: Ukraine Ambassador to UN March 3, 2014

    As the tension in Ukraine escalates, its ambassador the UN, Yuriy Sergeyev says, "We are preparing to defend ourselves. When the Russian troops are enlarging their quantity with every coming hour, naturally we will be asking for military support and other kind of support." ...