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Iran paying reparations to families of Ukrainian plane crash victims

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has issued a statement regarding measures the Islamic Republic has taken to appease the families of people who died in the Ukrainian plane crash over Tehran in early 2020.

Ukrainian passenger plane shootdown trial begins in Iran

A military court in Iran has put on trial several people in the case of the shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger plane in Iran in early 2020.

Pentagon chief in Ukraine amid Moscow-Kiev tensions

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is in Kiev for talks with Ukrainian officials. Pentagon chief has stated Russia cannot block Ukraine's NATO aspirations. Moscow has warned Kiev joining the bloc goes beyond ‘red lines’.

Moscow says U.S. needs Ukraine for anti-Russian goals

Washington needs Kiev for adversarial relations with Moscow as well as its total deterrence, a Russian official claims. The source, however, has described the alliance as ‘fragile’.

UK army to drive fuel tankers amid crisis

British military personnel are to be mobilized within days to drive truck drivers, in response to fuel shortage across the UK, according to Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng.

Ukrainian president’s aide survives assassination attempt

Several gunmen opened fire with automatic weapons on a car carrying a senior aide to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday. The advisor was not harmed, while his driver suffered gunshot wounds.

Iran Ready for Talks on Ukrainian Jetliner’s Flight Recorder, Compensation

An Iranian diplomat has expressed readiness for talks with the Ukrainian officials at any time and any place about the outstanding issues surrounding the January 8 downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane near Tehran, including the black boxes and compensation for the families of victims.

Iran expresses concern over Ukraine violence

Iran has expressed concern over the escalating violence in eastern Ukraine, calling on both sides to find a peaceful solution to end the tensions.