Russian army rained rockets on Kharkiv, 15 killed, houses built on the outskirts destroyed

Russian army rained rockets on Kharkiv, 15 killed, houses built on the outskirts destroyed

Russian forces rained rockets on Ukraine's second-largest city Kharkiv and surrounding areas on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. At least 15 people were killed and 16 were injured. It is being told that Russia's intention behind this attack is to force the Ukrainian army to defend the city by withdrawing it from the main battlefield.

Normal life was getting back on track in Kharkiv, but the worst attack of the past few weeks worsened the situation again. Last month, the Ukrainian army expelled Russian forces from here. Ukrainian officials say houses on the outskirts of the city have also been destroyed.

Ukrainian President's adviser Oleksey Eretovich said in a video address that the Russian attacks were similar to those carried out on Mariupol. Their goal is to scare people. If he continues to do so, we will have to react. For this, we have to bring the army to the cities.

The refinery was attacked by a drone
In relation to the attack on Russia's Novoshkhtinsk oil refinery, located just eight kilometers from the Donbas border in Ukraine, the news agency Tas said, the attack was carried out with a drone. The area is occupied by pro-Russian Alvatists.

An elderly woman who survived World War II became the target
Health workers said the body of an 85-year-old woman was recovered from a ruined garage. Her grandson Mikta told, Grandmother was a witness to World War II. At that time she managed to save her life. Even after Russia attacked Ukraine, she was not ready to go anywhere. This second war took his life.

Ukraine received $30 billion in financial aid since the attack
According to the June 2022 Financial Stability Report released by the National Bank of Ukraine, its global partners have provided $30 billion in aid after the Russian attack. Ukraine's partners also provide direct financial assistance to finance budget expenditures. As of mid-June, Ukraine has received financial help from the IMF, EU, EIB, World Bank, and loans from foreign governments.

White House said on buying oil from Russia - America attaches importance to bilateral relations with India
The White House has said that India is a very important partner of America in the strategically important Indo-Pacific region. He said, the US attaches importance to bilateral relations with India, given that it also has relations with Russia.

White House spokesman John Kirby said that with regard to Russia, each country has to make its own decision. There are many ways in which this partnership represents itself financially, both in defense and security, he said. When asked about the Indian decision to buy oil from Russia, he said, "It is a sovereign decision."

But we want to put as much pressure on Russia as possible at the international level. All I can say is that we attach importance to bilateral relations with India. Let us tell you, that India has not yet condemned the Russian attack on Ukraine and is pressing for a solution through diplomatic means to stop the violence.

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Climate change is also having a negative effect on bees

Climate change is also having a negative effect on bees

A recent study has shown that changes in temperature have had a negative effect on new species of bumble bees over the past 120 years. These research findings have recently been published in Biology Letters.

Hannah Jackson, a postgraduate student in the M Gonigal Lab of Biology at Simon Fraser University, said on the study, "Bumble bees (Bumble bees) are important pollinators for wild plants and also for crops that humans depend on for food." We, therefore, need to develop conservation strategies that account for the future effects of climate change on bee populations.

Jackson and his colleagues in-depth analyzed existing datasets containing records on 46 bumblebee species in North America between 1900 and 2020. He made two models. First, on time and second on environmental factors. They found that six species of bumblebees decreased over time, while 22 increased and 18 remained stable, based on climate and land use.

The researchers noted that both temperature and precipitation increased between 1900 and 2020. on average in the period after the Industrial Revolution. Temperature change has mainly had a negative effect on bumble bees. 37 of the 46 species exhibited a greater decline than a change in temperature or a less positive increase in occupancy if the temperature remained constant. Importantly, nine species of bumble bee showed declines, which are associated with changing temperatures within their ranges. The team didn't find patterns in the other factors studied, such as rainfall and flower resources in which only one species declined.

In fact, both flower resources and rainfall had mixed results. About half of the bumblebee bee species were negatively affected by changes in rain flower resources, while the other half were positively affected. Therefore, the researchers conclude that changing temperatures are a major environmental factor that drives changes in bumble bee community composition. As bumble bee species vary in land use and future responses to climate change, says Jackson, conservation of these species should take precedence.

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