• Ukraine strikes major blow to Russian Su-34 base with 70-drone attack

    In the early hours of June 14, Ukraine's Forces deployed at least 70 drones to strike the Russian airbase at Morozovsk, confirmed Kyrylo Budanov, the head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine's Ministry of Defence, in an interview with The War Zone.

    According to Budanov, the operation was launched from Ukrainian territory, with a minimum of 70 Ukrainian Dragon and Splash drones hitting the airfield.

    The intelligence chief mentioned that they are currently assessing the damage: "We …

  • Ukrainian Forces achieve strategic advances in key regions

    Ukrainian Armed Forces have successfully pushed back Russian troops in the Serebryansky Forestry and Klishchiivka regions, according to DeepState analysts who updated their battle maps on June 15th. The updated maps highlight the advances made by the Ukrainian Forces and map out gains and territorial control on the front lines.

    However, the situation in the Donetsk Oblast shows Russian forces advancing around Kalinivka, Novopokrovske, and Yasnobrodivka. According to DeepState’s analysis, …

  • Ukrainian forces block Russian troops at Vovchansk aggregator plant

    Russian troops had previously used one of the city streets to approach the factory. Now, it has been taken under control by the Ukrainian Forces, "Osman" reported. The Ukrainian Armed Forces (UAF) have blocked Russian troops in the area of the Vivchanskiy Aggregator Plant, reported a fighter of the 24th Separate Assault Brigade "Aidar", Stanislav Bunyatov, with the callsign "Osman", on his Telegram channel.

    "Regarding the Aggregator Plant in Vovchansk. Actually, they have been blocked there …

  • Zelensky rejects Putin's ceasefire conditions as deceptive ultimatum

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has rejected the conditions set by Russian President Vladimir Putin to cease hostilities and initiate peace talks, describing them as an "ultimatum that cannot be trusted." Zelensky made the comments on Friday, June 14, during an interview with Italian broadcaster Sky TG24 on the sidelines of the G7.

    "These are ultimatum messages that are no different from what we have heard before," Zelensky said, adding that he did not believe Putin would halt the …

  • F-16 fighter jets: a strategic game changer in Ukraine's air defense against Russia

    Ukraine is set to receive the long-anticipated F-16 fighter jets in the near future.

    "Primarily, the F-16 will be utilized to destroy both aerial and surface targets from a distance where the F-16 itself will not come under enemy fire. This means employing a safety buffer with long-range missile technology, both air-to-air and air-to-surface," explained military-political analyst from the "Information Resistance" group, Alexander Kovalenko, during a national news broadcast.

    Kovalenko noted …

  • Ukrainian Forces reclaim territory and halt Russian advances in Kharkiv region

    Ukrainian forces have made significant strides in the Kharkiv sector, reclaiming territory previously held by Russian troops and fortifying new positions. According to a soldier from the 92nd Separate Assault Brigade, the Defense Forces not only repelled enemy attacks but also closely monitor and strike at their movements in the area.

    For over a month, Russian forces have attempted advances in the Kharkiv region, but Ukrainian defenders have managed to stabilize the front line. The situation …

  • Putin outlines preconditions for ceasefire: Ukraine's NATO abandonment and territorial concessions

    Russian president Vladimir Putin has declared that negotiations between Moscow and Kyiv aimed at ending the war are contingent on specific conditions. These include Ukraine's withdrawal of troops from the territories of four regions—Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson, and Zaporizhzhia—parts of which are occupied by Russia.

    In addition, Putin demands that Ukraine abandon its aspirations to join NATO. According to him, the Russian forces will cease fire as soon as Kyiv meets these "requirements".

    “Once …

  • Zelensky: Xi Jinping assures China won’t supply weapons to Russia

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky stated that Chinese President Xi Jinping has promised not to supply weapons to Russia. "I spoke with the head of China over the phone. He said that he would not sell weapons to Russia. We'll see. If he is an honourable person, he will not. Because he gave me his word," Zelensky said, during a joint press conference with U.S. President Joe Biden at the G7 summit in Italy.

    During the press conference, Volodymyr Zelensky called the security agreement reached …

  • Taliban seeks Russian endorsement for Afghanistan's membership in global alliances, including SCO, EAEU, and BRICS

    The Taliban movement is keen for Afghanistan to become a full member of the SCO, EAEU, and BRICS, stated Afghanistan's chargé d'affaires in Moscow, Jamal Nasir Garwal, in an interview with Russian newspaper Izvestia.

    "Afghanistan remains an observer in the SCO, but we want to become a permanent member of this organization. And we hope Russia will support us in this matter," said the head of the Afghan diplomatic mission in Russia. He added that the same intention applies to the BRICS …

  • Germany donates a quarter of its Patriot systems to strengthen Ukraine's air defence

    Germany has launched an initiative to strengthen Ukraine's air defence, which has seen some success but still has room for improvement. According to Ukrinform , German Defence Minister Boris Pistorius made the announcement ahead of a meeting of NATO defence ministers.

    "We will deliver a third Patriot system to Ukraine. Thus, Germany is providing Ukraine with a total of three systems... This represents a quarter of our own stocks, so we can't provide any more," said the minister.

    He expressed …