• Russia exhausts strategic reserves in Kharkiv offensive, Ukrainian military official says

    Russia has already activated all its strategic reserves during the offensive in the Kharkiv region and is now trying to prevent the Ukrainian Forces from assessing their capabilities, potential, and objectives, said Colonel Ivan Tymochko, Chair of the Reserves Council of the Ukrainian Ground Forces during a national news broadcast.

    Colonel Tymochko asserted that the Russian Armed Forces have not achieved their objectives, and the redeployment of troops from one direction to another suggests an …

  • NATO weighs no-fly zone over Ukraine amidst divided opinions

    Estonia, the UK, Poland, Canada, Lithuania, and France have expressed readiness to extend their support, while the US and Germany remain opposed.

    NATO member states are considering protecting the airspace over western Ukraine, reports BILD. While negotiations are ongoing, no final decision has been made yet.

    Estonia, the UK, Poland, Canada, Lithuania, and France are willing to expand their support to Kyiv and potentially operate within Ukraine itself. The US and Germany are against such …

  • Ukrainian drones target sites near alleged Putin's palace in Gelendzhik

    Overnight, Ukrainian drones targeted sites in the Gelendzhik region of Krasnodar Krai, Russia, according to regional governor Veniamin Kondratyev.

    Kondratyev reported that all UAVs were neutralized by air defense forces.

    "Debris from one drone damaged an unfinished building in the village of Krinitsa. In the town of Dzhanhot, a drone fell into a forested area; the ensuing fire has been extinguished. There are no preliminary reports of casualties. Emergency and special services are currently …

  • Sweden grants approval for Ukraine to use Swedish-supplied weapons against targets in Russia

    In response to a question from the editorial office of Hallandsposten, Swedish Defence Minister Pal Jonson said that Sweden allows Ukraine to conduct strikes using weapons supplied to it against targets in Russia. 

    "Ukraine is subjected to an unprovoked and illegal aggressive war by Russia. Under international law, Ukraine has the right to defend itself through military actions directed at the enemy’s territory, provided these actions comply with the laws of war. Sweden supports international …

  • Ukraine sets new distance record with 1,520 km UAV strike on Russian territory

    A Ukrainian UAV fell at a record distance from the front line, setting a new milestone. The drone crashed in the vicinity of the Russian city of Orsk, according to reports from ORSK.RU and Ural56.ru, citing sources. Orsk is 140 km further from the front line than Salavat in Bashkortostan, which previously held the record for the furthest drone strike from Ukrainian positions.

    This marks the first time a Ukrainian drone has covered a distance of 1,520 kilometres.

    ORSK.RU was the first to …

  • Der Spiegel: Baltic states and Poland ready to intervene in Ukraine if Russia gains ground

    According to German magazine Der Spiegel, Baltic states and Poland are prepared to send their troops to Ukraine if the Russian military achieves significant successes on the battlefield. The magazine references comments from deputies of the Baltic countries.

    The potential for a strategic breakthrough by Russians in eastern Ukraine is high, attributed partly to the lack of robust support from Western countries. Sources from the publication note that Germany's inconsistent policies do not align …

  • Olaf Scholz refuses to permit Ukrainian strikes on Russian territory with German-supplied weapons

    Olaf Scholz does not plan to grant Ukraine permission to strike military targets on Russian territory using arms supplied by Germany.

    During a public discussion celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Basic Law of Germany, Scholz said that there are currently "clear rules for weapons deliveries that we have already implemented" between Berlin and Kyiv. "And they work. At least, I believe they do," said the chancellor.

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, in an interview published in The …

  • Former Russian Army commander Ivan Popov loses $330k in casino, faces fraud charges

    Ivan Popov, former commander of Russia's 58th Army, has reportedly lost more than $330,000 gambling in casinos, according to Russian media.

    In a twist to the investigation against him, it was revealed through the examination of his mobile phone that he had lost approximately 30 million roubles on the betting platform Winline. Investigators suggest that these might have been illicitly acquired funds.

    Popov is currently detained in a pre-trial detention centre, facing allegations of large-scale …

  • Zelensky warns of another imminent Russian offensive near Kharkiv

    In a video address to world leaders on 26 May, President Volodymyr Zelensky stated that Russian Armed Forces are planning an offensive 90 kilometres from Kharkiv.

    The Russian Armed Forces are assembling a new group of troops near the border with Ukraine, preparing for an offensive 90 kilometres northwest of Kharkiv, said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in his address to global leaders.

    The Ukrainian President shared a video shot at a Kharkiv printing house, recently destroyed by …

  • Military commander claims Ukrainian Forces ready to strike Russian bases used for attacking Kharkiv, but international restrictions remain

    Ukrainian Forces are capable of striking Russian bases, which the Russians use to relentlessly shell Kharkiv. However, the main issue lies in the current prohibition by Kyiv's partners, including the US, against attacking Russian territory with a range of firepower, said in an interview with TSN by Yuriy Fedorenko, commander of the Achilles battalion of strike drone aviation systems of the 92nd Brigade.

    “Thus, we do not have the capability to destroy the enemy in areas where they are …