• Russia threatens to shoot down U.S. satellites used by Ukraine

    U.S. commercial satellites, which are used to support the Ukrainian Armed Forces, could become "legitimate targets" for a Russian strike, said Konstantin Vorontsov, deputy director of the Russian Foreign Ministry's Department for Non-proliferation and Arms Control. These satellites include Elon Musk's systems, as well as satellites of American companies Planet Labs and Maxar.

    "These are space components of civilian infrastructure, including commercial, which are used by the United States and …

  • Defense Minister Reznikov: advance of Ukrainian troops in Kherson region has been slowed down by bad weather

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov said that rainy weather slowed down the advance of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the Kherson region, but Ukrainian troops are successfully using “small steps” tactics.

    "In the south, we are also continuing the counter-offensive campaign. Right now, the weather conditions – I mean the rain. This slowed us down a little,” said the Ukrainian Defense Minister in an interview with the Fox News.

    Reznikov pointed out that all the bridges in the Kherson …

  • Two military commanders allegedly responsible for the supply of kamikaze drones to Russia killed in Iran

    The head of the regional intelligence of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Colonel Molashakhi, as well as the general of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (Basij), Javad Kikha, were shot dead in a car in the city of Zahedan. According to media reports, they were likely responsible for the supply of Shahed-136 kamikaze drones to Russia for its war against Ukraine.

    According to the Iranian news agency Tasnim, in addition to these two high-ranking military officers, two more …

  • Russia to hold nuclear deterrence drills

    Russia will conduct the Thunder-2022 nuclear deterrence exercises by the end of the year. This is the second such exercise in 2022, the first took place five days before the invasion of Ukraine.

    The timing of the exercises is still unknown, but it is expected that they will take place after the completion of the NATO exercise on nuclear deterrence Steadfast Noon, which started on October 17 and will last until October 30. The Russian Federation is obliged to warn about such exercises.

    The …

  • Putin’s friend Prigozhin claims inmates who joined his private military company have ‘balls of steel’

    The founder of the Russian private military company the Wagner Group, an oligarch and close associate of the Russian president, Yevgeny Prigozhin, also known as "Putin's cook", is confident that the inmates who joined his private military company have "balls of steel " and are ready to fight amid any adversity.

    After Russia’s  full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Prigozhin, apparently having special powers, began to visit penal colonies and prisons and recruit convicts to join the Wagner Group and …

  • Kyiv: Russia deploying additional troops to Kherson

    Evacuation of people and property from the occupied Kherson, previously announced by Russia, is an information operation and manipulation. In fact, the Russian authorities are bringing additional military units to the city and preparing the streets for defense, said the Head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, Kirill Budanov in an interview with the newspaper Ukrainska Pravda.

    "In many aspects, it is an information operation and manipulation. Here are some …

  • Russian authorities call on the residents of Kherson to immediately leave the city

    The Russia-installed administration of the Kherson region called on the residents to "immediately leave the city."

    "Residents of Kherson and all departments and ministries of civil administration should cross to the left bank of the Dnieper today. Due to the tense situation at the front, the increased danger of massive shelling of the city and the threat of terrorist attacks, all civilians should immediately leave the city and cross to the left bank of the Dnieper!" reads the statement. …

  • Ukraine starts using Israeli systems to counter Iranian kamikaze drones used by Russia

    While the debate continues in Israel about whether to provide military assistance to the Ukrainians Forces fighting the Russian army, and Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz unequivocally states that there will be no shipments of Israeli weapons to Kyiv, an Israeli anti-drone system has appeared in the arsenal the weapons used by Ukraine, reported the Israeli news website Dossier Debka, citing Ukrainian military sources.

    According to the publication, the Ukrainian army has completed the …

  • Russia threatens not to extend the grain deal if the UN sends experts to investigate use of Iranian drones in Ukraine

    Russia has threatened to reconsider cooperation with the UN, in particular, a grain deal, if it sends to Ukraine  experts to inspect Iranian drones shot down by Ukrainian military, said the Deputy Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the UN Dmitry Polyansky.

    Earlier, Ukraine invited UN experts to check the origin of drones, which Russia uses to strike civilian targets in Ukraine. There drones are believed to be supplied to Russia by Iran.

    According to Polyansky, these are …

  • Russian troops reportedly leaving Enerhodar in Zaporizhzhia region

    The Russian military and Russia-installed authorities began to leave in a hurry Enerhodar in Zaporizhia. They are taking all the valuables with them, reported the telegram channel Enerhodar.

    "The invaders begin to flee from Enerhodar. Panic, fear and expectation of defeat, which affect the invaders in the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions, reached Enerhodar. Yesterday, October 19, and tonight, looted property began to be removed from the centers of residence of the Russian military and the …