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PM Drew highlights achievements of his achievements during SKNLP Conference

The Prime Minister of the island nation of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr Terrance Drew has reaffirmed that the motto of of St Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP) “For the good that we can do” must remain forefront of every deliberation as well as each action, in pursuit of “Social justice for all” by all his 9-months old administration of SKNLP.

463 days of Russia-Ukraine war: Ukrainian ministry releases list of losses suffered by Russian army

The war between the neighbouring nations of Russia and Ukraine has taken entry into the 463 day. It is to be noted that the war between the neighbouring nations of Russia and Ukraine have been erupted on the morning of February 24, 2022.

India becomes 1st nation for regulating anti-tobacco warnings over OTT platforms

The Regional Director of the World Health Organization South-East Asia Region, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, has extended congratulations to India on becoming the first nation across the globe for regulating anti-tobacco warnings over OTT platforms and also appreciated the firm leadership of the nation for this landmark step.

Russia used cluster bombs and vacuum bombs during invasion, claims Ukraine

WorldRussiaRussia used cluster bombs and vacuum bombs during invasion, claims Ukraine

 Human rights groups & the ambassador of Ukraine to the United States on Monday blamed Russia for attacking Ukrainians with cluster bombs as well as vacuum bombs. These weapons have been denunciated by several international organizations.

Amnesty International & Human Rights Watch both said that Russian forces appeared to have used widely banned cluster munitions, with Amnesty blaming them for attacking a preschool in northeastern Ukraine while civilians took shelter inside.


Following the meeting with members of the U.S. Congress, Oksana Markarova, ambassador of Ukraine to the United States, said that Russia had used a thermobaric weapon, which is called a vacuum bomb, in its invasion of her nation.

Following the meeting with the lawmakers, Markarova said, “They used the vacuum bomb today. The destruction that Russia is trying to cause on Ukraine is massive.”

A vacuum bomb, takes oxygen from the surrounding environment is to create a high-temperature explosion, specifically producing a blast wave of a mainly longer duration than that of a conventional explosion and have the capability of human bodies vaporizing.

Whereas there has been no official verification whether vacuum bombs have been used during the invasion or not. Several reports came from the eyewitnesses that, “Some people have seen a Russian thermobaric multiple rocket launchers near the Ukrainian border early on Saturday noon.”

Meanwhile, Markarova said that Ukraine has been working closely along with the Biden’s administration & Congress to obtain more weapons as well as enforce harsh sanctions.



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