Jerusalem, May 2 (PTI) Israel barred its citizens from travelling to India and six other countries, citing high COVID infection rates there.

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Antony Blinken has served in various capacities under two different administrations for two decades. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Russia has deployed up to 100,000 troops near Ukraine's northern and eastern borders
  • Blinken will meet Ukraine's President and also push for action against corruption
  • Moscow announced on April 23 that it had started withdrawing its forces

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Rudy Giuliani is the former mayor of New York City. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@RudyGiuliani)

  • Rudy Giuliani's residence and a separate office were searched, electronic devices seized
  • The ongoing investigation is related to Giuliani's activities in Ukraine
  • Giuliani spent months trying to find dirt on Joe Biden

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Ukraine and Russia have a long history of strained relations. (Photo Credit: Representative/ Unsplash)

  • Russia began withdrawing its armed forces that were near Ukraine's border
  • This followed after weeks of heightened tensions between Moscow and the West over the troop build-up
  • Thousands of troops were deployed at Russia's southern and western Russia borders

After more than three decades, wild horses thrived in Ukraine's no man's land. (Photo Credit- representative image/Unsplash)

  • Thirty-five years after the world's worst nuclear disaster an anniversary commemorated in the ex-Soviet country on Monday
  • Ukrainian authorities, area may not be fit for humas for 24,000 years 
  • Ukraine charnobyl explosion took place on April 26, 1986

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu watches drills form a board of military helicopter in Crimea. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Russia's defence minister on Friday ordered an end to military drills near Ukraine's border
  • Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky welcomed the move
  • The military drill was carried out on the Crimean peninsula, which Moscow annexed in 2014

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Warships of Russian Navy sailing on the Don River in Rostov-on-Don during move from Caspian Sea to Black Sea. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The US state department branded Russia's plan to block parts of Black Sea as 'escalation'
  • Tensions between Russia and the West have grown in recent weeks following an uptick in fighting with Ukraine
  • Moscow has deployed tens of thousands of troops along Ukraine's northern and eastern borders

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The war in Donbass has claimed more than 13,000 lives, and nearly 1.5 million people have been displaced. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Kirby declined to name a specific figure
  • A Ukrainian soldier was killed and another wounded on Sunday
  • Ukraine fears that the Kremlin s looking for a pretext to attack

Washington, Apr 16 (PTI) Hours after expelling 10 Russian diplomats in connection with interference in last year's US presidential elections, President Joe Biden has proposed a strategic ...

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Joe Biden voiced United States' concerns over the sudden Russian military build-up in occupied Crimea. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Biden proposed to meet Putin and discuss the full range of issues facing the US and Russia
  • United States claims that troop levels are at their highest at the Ukrainian borders since 2014
  • Ukrainian Foreign Minister met with top officials of NATO nations earlier this week