Canada to boost oil exports to end dependence on Russian energy

New Delhi: Canada plans to increase oil and gas exports to 300,000 barrels per day this year, the country’s natural resources minister has said, as the nation supplies Russian energy. ) want to distance themselves from.

Minister Jonathan Wilkinson said in a statement that the move would increase by about 5 percent, aimed at helping Canada’s allies respond to the “energy security crisis” caused by Russia’s ongoing aggression. is to help.

G7 warns of danger of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons

G7 countries have warned against the threat of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, rebuking Russia for “totally baseless” allegations of bio-weapons in Ukraine Has been put

“We recall Russia’s obligations under international treaties to which it is a signatory, and which protects all of us,” the countries said in a joint statement.

Russia, Ukraine exchange prisoners

Russia and Ukraine have exchanged prisoners, Kyiv and Moscow have confirmed, in what Ukraine said was the first exchange of troops since Moscow ordered troops into Ukraine a month ago.

Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister Irina Vereshchuk wrote on Facebook, “Following the orders of President Volodymyr Zelensky, the first full exchange of prisoners of war has taken place.”

“In exchange for 10 captured, we saved 10 of our soldiers,” he said, referring to Russian and Ukrainian soldiers.

Bulgarians oppose Russia’s war in Ukraine

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Bulgaria’s capital Sofia to protest Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and show solidarity with Ukrainians.

The rally, organized on the social network, followed a call by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy from around the world to protest the month-long war.