MOSCOW, Feb 17: Police detained dozens of Russians paying tribute to opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Saturday, as his spokeswoman accused authorities of stalling the release of his body to relatives.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Nepali mercenaries are fighting for Russia in Ukraine, lured to kill far from their Himalayan homeland by promises of a passport and cash, but wounded returnees warn anyone tempted to join the war: "Do not come."

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has emphasized dialogue between the warring parties for upholding world peace.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The conflict in the Russia-Ukraine war has claimed the lives of Nepali citizens, particularly youths who have illegally joined the Russian army to participate in the war.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Expressing concern over the death of Nepali nationals in Ukraine, the State Affairs and Good Governance Committee under the House of Representatives is set to hold discussion on the issue of Nepalis casualties in the Russia-Ukraine war.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: A man from Lamjung, who joined the Russian army, has died.

In yet another tragic news coming from Russia, another Nepali national, who was fighting alongside the Russian army in Ukraine, was killed.  The deceased has been identified as Sonu Sunar of Kathebar of Pyuthan Municipality-4. Sunar’s friend, who was injured in the war, informed the family back home about the tragic news. It is learnt that Sunar, who was working in Qatar, had left for Russia a few months ago in the hope of making a lucrative income.

PYUTHAN, Jan 11: A youth from Pyuthan district, who was serving the Russian Army, died in the Russia-Ukraine war.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Nepalis aspiring for foreign employment have put themselves in jeopardy by taking advantage of the Russia-Ukraine war. Despite the associated risks, the surge in Nepali youth heading to Russia this year is attributed to the pursuit of employment opportunities.

Russia's conflict with NATO is renewed amid the Russia-Ukraine war. On April 4, the Nordic country of Northern Europe, Finland, became the 31st member of the world's largest military alliance, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization-NATO.

Ukrainians brace for bleak winter

November 22, 2022 20:46 pm

KYIV, Nov 22: Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has appealed to Ukrainians to conserve energy amid relentless Russian strikes that have already halved the country's power capacity. According to Reuters, the United Nations' health body has warned of a humanitarian disaster in Ukraine this winter.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Governor of Nepal Rastra Bank, Maha Prasad Adhikari has said that the impact of the Russia-Ukraine war after the COVID-19 pandemic has added challenges to the country's economy.

As the Russia-Ukraine war drags on and sanctions tighten, prices are projected to climb, causing a domino effect that would affect economies all across the world, including Nepal.

KATHMANDU, June 3: Nepali Congress Whip Pushpa Bhusal has said that the poor people are suffering from the price hike and demanded the government control it immediately.

ISTANBUL/KYIV OUTSKIRTS/MARIUPOL, Ukraine, March 29: Russia promised at peace talks on Tuesday to scale down its military operations around Kyiv and northern Ukraine, while Ukraine proposed adopting a neutral status but with international guarantees that it would be protected from attack.