Ukraine-Russia war 2022

July 28, 2022
July 28, 2022

“Besides arms makers, who benefits from the Ukraine-Russia war?”

Terming the Ukraine-Russia war “meaningless”, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (July 28, 2022) said that only arms makers are profiting from the conflict.

July 25, 2022
July 25, 2022

Ukrainian youths rebuild villages by throwing "techno parties"

In a village in northern Ukraine that was devastated by Russian occupation only months ago, a techno party is in full swing.

July 10, 2022
July 10, 2022

Russia's restriction on Ukrainian grain exports may have contributed to Sri Lanka's turmoil: Blinken

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Sunday that Russia's restriction on Ukrainian grain exports may have contributed to Sri Lanka's turmoil and voiced fear it could spur other crises.

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

EU to grant candidature to Ukraine to join bloc amid Russia war

European Union leaders on Thursday are set to make Ukraine a candidate for joining the 27-nation bloc, a first step in a long and unpredictable journey toward full membership that could take many years to navigate.

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

Bangladesh seeking wheat from Russia, officials say

Bangladesh is trying to secure wheat supplies from Russia in a government-to-government deal after its biggest supplier India restricted exports of the grain last month to contain local prices, government and trade officials told Reuters on Wednesday.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Stateless refugees and the calculus of human worth

There’s a whole calculus about good refugees and bad refugees, and how many of which must be welcomed where.

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

Does budget 2022-23 address inflation properly?

An analysis of the national budget 2022-23 for Bangladesh, amidst Covid recovery and the Ukraine-Russia war.

May 21, 2022
May 21, 2022

Why are rice prices soaring?

Reportedly, there is no shortage of it in the country

May 17, 2022
May 17, 2022

Price hike of essentials: What can the government do?

Bangladesh has been feeling this inflationary pressure since June 2020.

May 14, 2022
May 14, 2022

Ukraine begins first war crime trial of Russian soldier

Journalists packed a small courtroom in Kyiv for the trial of a captured Russian soldier accused of killing a Ukrainian civilian in the early days of the war — the first of dozens of war crimes cases that Ukraine’s top prosecutor said her office is pursuing.