Than Than Swe, the deputy governor of Myanmar’s Central Bank, was shot at her home. It is uncertain whether she survived the attack on Thursday.
After food and fuel, medicines are now running in short supply in crisis-hit Sri Lanka. Reporting from Colombo, India Today’s Ashutosh Mishra found that medicines are running out at government hospitals in the country and patients are being turned away. Watch the full report here.
The US plans to send ten brand new switchblade drones to aid Ukraine in its fight against Russia. Switchblade drones are single-use weapons that fly into their targets and detonate on impact. According to analysts, they are relatively easy to use and could be highly effective in attacking Russian ground forces. Watch the video for more details.
The US has shipped “Kamikaze” or “Switchblade” drones to Ukraine. What are these drones? How are they more effective in their attacks? Read this report to know all about it.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on the Thursday that the situation in the town of Borodyanka was “significantly more dreadful” than in nearby Bucha, where Russian forces’ suspected killings of civilians have been broadly condemned. Local officials have said more than 300 people were killed by Russian forces in Bucha, 35 kilometres northwest of the capital Kyiv, and around 50 of them were executed. Moscow has denied targeting civilians and says images of bodies in Bucha were staged by the Ukrainian government to justify more sanctions against Moscow and derail peace negotiations. “The work to clear the rubble in Borodyanka has begun … It’s significantly more dreadful there. Even more victims from the Russian occupiers,” Zelenskyy said in a video posted on the Telegram messaging service.
The United States recently imposed sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s daughters — Maria and Katerina. Here’s all we know about them.
The Kadyrovites are troops from Chechen who are fighting alongside the Russians in Ukraine. They are known for being especially brutal.
Ukrainian villagers have accused Russian soldiers of using them as human shields to fight counter-attacks by the armed forces of Ukraine.
At least two persons have died and eight were injured after gunmen opened fire in a crowded area on Thursday night.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that the situation in the town of Borodyanka was “more dreadful” than in nearby Bucha.
Editor-in-chief of Novella Gazeta Dmitry Muratov was attacked on a train in Russia.