• Ukrainian President Zelenksky calls on NATO to carry out a preemptive nuclear strike on Russia

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called on NATO countries to deliver a preemptive strike against Russia. "What should NATO do? To eliminate the possibility of Russia's use of nuclear weapons, preemptive strikes so they know what will happen to them if these weapons are used. And not the other way around, to wait for Russia's nuclear strikes, and then to say: "Ah, that’s how you are! well, here is one from us! Reconsider the use of your pressure. This is what NATO should do - revise the …

  • Ukrainian Defense Minister: Russia has attempted to purchase large shipment of body armor and winter uniforms through Turkey

    The Russian Federation tried to order through third countries 200 thousand sets of body armor and 500 thousand sets of winter uniforms, said the Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov at a press conference.

    "We have accurate information from our partners in Turkey that the Russians tried to order 200,000 sets of body armor and 500,000 sets of winter clothes through third countries. That means they are having trouble with it. By the way, the Turkish partners refused them," the Minister …

  • Kyiv: Russia is not allowing Ukrainians with Russian passports to leave its territory

    A large number of Ukrainian citizens are at the Russian borders with Latvia and Estonia, trying to leave the territory of Russia, reported the Ukrainian Ministry for the Reintegration of Temporarily Occupied Territories.

    According to the Ministry, that waiting time to cross the border are from two to six days.

    "The FSB checks Ukrainian citizens for Russian passports at special filtration points. According to our information, if a citizen of Ukraine does not have a Russian passport, this …

  • Ukrainian military says Russian aircraft launched missile strike on Ukraine from Belarus for first time since August

    A spokesman for the Ukrainian Air Force, Yuri Ignat, said four Russian Tu-22M3 strategic bombers took off from Belarus and struck targets in Ukraine. If confirmed, this would be the first time Russian aircraft have launched attacks against Ukraine from Belarus since August 28th.

    "This morning, 4 Tu-22 M3 aircraft of the strategic aviation of the aggressor country from the airspace of Belarus inflicted an air strike on the territory of Ukraine. The previous use of aviation from this direction …

  • Poland asks U.S. to deploy nuclear weapons to its territory

    Amid the threats coming from Russia, Poland has started negotiations with its American partners on participation in the program of joint use of nuclear weapons, said the President of Poland, Andrzej Duda, in an interview with Gazeta Polska.

    According to Duda, Poland is not a nuclear state, but is a member of NATO. Therefore, the country can get nuclear weapons soon.

    "The first problem is that we don't have nuclear weapons. There is no indication that we, as Poland, will get them in the near …

  • Russia vows to take back territories liberated by Ukraine

    The spokesperson of the Russian president, Dmitry Peskov, said that Russia will take back the territories which were liberated by Ukrainian Armed Forces.

    The Russian troops will try once again to capture the territories of Ukraine where the Kremlin previously held "accession referendums", said Peskov answering a question whether there is a contradiction between Putin's words that the annexed territories are "with Russia forever" and the fact that the Russian troops are retreating from some of …

  • 700,000 Russians have left the country since Putin's mobilization announcement

    After Russian president Vladimir Putin announced mobilization, 600,000 to 700,000 Russians left Russia, reports Forbes, citing a source in Putin’s administration.

    According to Forbes, it is not possible to estimate how many left the Russian Federation for tourist purposes.

    At the same time, another interlocutor familiar with the Kremlin's estimates said that almost 1 million people had left Russia since the beginning of the mobilization.

    Immediately after the mobilization was announced on …

  • Shoygu: more than 200 thousand people conscripted to Russian army since the beginning of mobilization

    Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu said that more than 200 thousand people have joined the armed forces of the Russian Federation as part of partial mobilization.

    "In accordance with the decree of the President of the Russian Federation, partial mobilization has been carried out in the country since September 21. To date, more than 200,000 people have joined the Armed Forces," he said, adding that the training of the newly conscripted is carried out at 80 training sites and six training …

  • Kremlin: borders of Russia-annexed territories of Ukraine will be established after consultations with local population

    The so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics will become part of the Russian Federation within the borders of 2014, the borders the Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions will be established after discussions with the residents of the regions, said Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov at a press conference.

    "We have got some clarity," Putin's spokesman told reporters. “I will tell you in less legal language: the LPR and the DPR are within the borders of 2014. Kherson and Zaporizhzhia - we will …

  • Czech Republic crowd funds purchase of T-72 tank for Ukraine

    Czech citizens have crowd funded the purchase of a modernized T-72 tank to be given to the Ukrainian military.

    According to the Ukrainian Ambassador to the Czech Republic, Yevhen Perebynis, the Czech Republic is the first country to crowd fund the purchase of a tank.

    “The Czech Republic became the first country where ordinary people bought a tank for @DefenceU - a modernized T-72 AVANGER. It was given the name Tomas (on the left in the photo). More than 11,000 people collected 33 million …