On February 24, 2022, Russian forces invaded Ukraine. It was planned as a lightning strike which would subsume the smaller neighbour in two weeks. That did not happen and a year on, what lies ahead? More bloodshed, a peace deal or a ceasefire?
Covid-19, inflation, the conflict in Ukraine, rising energy and food prices, and the destructive impact of climate change are the most obvious signs to show that the world is entering an era of protracted turmoil.
If you send text, image, email, click "like" on items on social networking apps, & record voice messages, you leave electronic fingerprints you think are harmless but can be used against you. American politicians & Russian military leadership are learning these lessons in different battlegrounds.
A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking directions to the Union to immediately take the effective diplomatic steps and measures for the evacuation of stranded Indian citizens, including students and families in Ukraine.