• Kyiv: Ukrainian troops advancing in the south despite difficult combat conditions

    Ukrainian troops are currently advancing south of the settlement of Robotyne in the Zaporizhzhia region, said Oleksander Shtupun, the spokesperson for the united press center of the Ukrainian Defense Forces Tavria, during a news broadcast on Sunday, August 27.

    "Despite the rather difficult combat conditions, our troops have been advancing in the areas of Urozhaine, Robotyne , and have also had successes in the Melitopol and Berdyansk directions near Staromaiorske. Currently, our troops are …

  • Ukrainian Security Service attacks Russian airfield in Kursk using kamikaze drones

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) reportedly carried out an attack on an airfield in Kursk, Russia, on the night of August 27, according to sources from the SBU who spoke to RBC-Ukraine.

    The SBU's military counterintelligence conducted the attack, using kamikaze drones to target four Su-30 aircraft and one MiG-29 at the Kursk airfield. Two Pantsir air defense systems and the radars of the S-300 system were also hit.

    Preliminary information suggests that most of the SBU drones successfully …

  • Wagner PMC will not be disbanded, Kremlin is looking for Prigozhin’s successor

    Despite the death of the founder of the Russian private military company Wagner, Yevgeny Prigozhin, the group will not be disbanded and will continue to carry out its functions, primarily in supporting dictatorial regimes. Wagner has evolved into an organization that supports ruling regimes in many countries around the world, particularly in Africa. This group's actions have long reached the international level," said Alexander Mikhailov, a retired FSB general, in an interview with the Russian …

  • Kyiv: Russian S-400 Triumph System in Crimea was destroyed by Ukraine's new missile

    Ukraine has developed a new modern missile that successfully destroyed the Russian S-400 Triumph system in Crimea, according to Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council, Oleksiy Danilov, in an interview with Ukrainian Radio.

    Danilov described the missile used as "new and absolutely modern" and stated that it performed flawlessly. However, he did not provide further details on whether it was a new development or a modified version of existing weaponry. He did mention that it was a …

  • U.S. General Mark Milley: Ukrainian Forces breach first line of Russian defense in Zaporizhzhia region

    Ukrainian forces have, quite commendably, managed to break through the first line of Russian defence in the Zaporizhzhia region, said the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the United States, General Mark Milley, in an interview with Almamlakatv.

    There are increasing signs that Ukrainian troops have partially breached the first line of Russian defence on the southern front in the Zaporizhzhia region and are advancing towards the strategically important city of Tokmak, reports CNN.

    Some …

  • Russian Neo-Nazi suspected of war crimes in Ukraine detained in Finland

    Finnish police have detained a Russian man suspected of committing terrorist crimes in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine in 2014-2015, reported  the Finnish newspaper Ilta-Sanomat. According to the newspaper , the 36-year-old man is suspected of participating in a terrorist group in the Donbas region from June 2014 to August 2015. Ukraine has requested his extradition. The suspect's case and the extradition request will be considered by the Ita-Uusimaa district court on August 25. …

  • Training of Ukrainian pilots and technicians on F-16 fighter jets can take 6-8 months, says Dutch Defense Minister

    The training of Ukrainian pilots and technicians on F-16 fighter jets can take 6-8 months, said Minister of Defense of the Netherlands, Kajsa Ollongren, as reported by RBC-Ukraine.

    Ollongren emphasized the importance of a thorough training process due to Ukraine's need for the aircraft in the ongoing war, stating, "The pilots need to know how to fly and fight on these aircraft. You need technicians to service the fighters. You need to know how to use the F-16 weaponry."

    She estimated that it …

  • Wagner PMC founder Yevgeny Prigozhin reportedly among killed in private aircraft crash near Putin's residence

    Private aircraft belonging to the founder of the Wagner PMC, Yevgeny Prigozhin, crashed near the village of Kuzhenkino in the Bologovsky district of the Tver region on the evening of August 23rd. According to Russian media reports, the aircraft was carrying commander of Wagner PMC.

    The village where the crash occurred is located 50 kilometers from Russian President Vladimir Putin's residence in Valday. The Russian Emergency Situations Ministry confirmed that 10 people were killed in the crash, …

  • Ukrainian Intelligence forces Russian military helicopter to land in Ukraine, Russia claims navigation error

    The Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry (GUR) carried out an operation that resulted in a Russian Mi-8 helicopter being landed in Ukraine, according to sources in the Ukrainian security services cited by Ukrainska Pravda.

    According to the information provided, the operation lasted over six months. The helicopter was transporting spare parts for Russian Su-27 and Su-30 SM fighters, conducting flights between two airbases. Unlike the other two members of the crew, the …

  • Explosion in occupied Crimea destroys Russian S-400 missile system

    Today, around 10:00am near the village of Olenivka, on Cape Tarkhankut in the western part of the occupied Crimea, there was an explosion that destroyed the Russian long-range and medium-range S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile system,  reported the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence (GUR), publishing a video footage confirming this report.

    It is noted that as a result of the explosion, the entire installation, the missiles mounted on it, and the personnel were …