Kotak Mahindra Bank CEO Uday Kotak said in a Twitter post that “the struggle highlights that geography matters”.
Sunday (February 27) marks the fourth day of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. As the conflict intensified, Russian troops entered Ukraine’s second largest city, Kharkiv, on Sunday. Highlighting the relevance of the Russian invasion from a geography point of view, Kotak Mahindra Bank CEO Uday Kotak said in a Twitter post, “Ukraine Russia conflict highlights that geography matters.”
Mr Kotak then highlighted the “challenges”.
“For India, with China on one side and Pakistan on the other, both nuclear capable, our reliance on Russian military equipment and the US far away, we have challenges ahead of us,” he wrote.
Finally, he mentioned being self-sufficient, or “atmanirbhar”. “This war teaches one thing for sure: Be Atmanirbhar!” She wrote.
Here’s the tweet:
The Ukraine Russia conflict highlights that geography matters. For India, with China on one side and Pakistan on the other, both nuclear capable, our reliance on Russian military equipment and the US being far away, we have challenges. This war teaches one thing for sure: Be an Atmanirbhar!
— Uday Kotak (@udaykotak) February 27, 2022
Earlier on Sunday, the head of the Kharkiv Regional State Administration, Oleg Sinegubov, said in a Facebook post that “Russian enemy light vehicles entered the city of Kharkiv,” adding that “the Ukrainian armed forces are eliminating the enemy”.
On Saturday (February 26), Western allies agreed to a new round of financial sanctions against Russia in response to the invasion of Ukraine, including the removal of several Russian banks from the SWIFT interbank system.
The White House said in a joint statement that the grouping of world powers was “determined to continue to impose costs on Russia that would isolate Russia from the international financial system and our economies”.
With Ukrainian troops fighting back against Russian advances, Western diplomats say there is a genuine desire to ensure that Russian President Vladimir Putin pays the highest possible price for the invasion.
Russia invaded Ukraine on 26 February. Over the past few days, Russian forces have surrounded Ukrainian cities with artillery and cruise missiles and even attacked Ukraine’s capital, Kiev, from all sides.
On Sunday, Ukraine rejected Russia’s allegations that it was refusing to negotiate a ceasefire, but said it was ready to accept “unacceptable terms” after the Kremlin accused Ukraine of escalating the conflict. was not.