Contents tagged with Belgorod

  • Russian media: Kadyrov fighters responsible for protecting the border in Belgorod region decide to settle further away

    Kadyrov fighters deployed to the Belgorod region to “protect the border” are in no hurry to put their lives in danger. They were not stationed on the border, which they had arrived to defend, but in the rear, reports the Russian news outlet Pepel, citing its sources in the Russian military.

    This week the Chechen unit Zapad-Akhmat, which was initially stationed in Ukraine, was transferred to the Belgorod region. The Kadyrov fighters were tasked with guarding the state border of the Russian …

  • Russian border city of Shebekino attacked by armed opposition forces

    The Russian Volunteer Corps, an armed unit of Russian opposition which is fighting on the side of Ukraine, published a video, stating that its fighters are on the border of Russia and Ukraine - and "the outskirts of Shebekino will be seen very soon."

    The Telegram Channel Baza reports that on the morning of June 1, the Shebekino border crossing was attacked from the Ukrainian side with the support of tanks. According to Baze, the attack was repulsed.

    The governor of the Belgorod region, …

  • Panic in Belgorod region as Russia struggles to drive opposition forces out

    The Russian border city of Belgorod was rocked by explosions late at night, report the local Telegram channels Belgorod - Lightning, Blatgorod and Pepel. The news outlet Sota posted a selection of photos and videos sent by the residents of the city, showing a column of smoke rising above the city.

    "An “arrival” (bomb explosion) in Belgorod in the building of the FSB," writes Sota.

    According to Blatgorod, after that, Preobrazhenskaya Street, where the regional department of the FSB is located, …

  • Russian armed opposition forces cross into Russia, report capturing several villages

    The Russian Belgorod region came under massive shelling on the morning of May 22. According to social media reports, there were firefights and Ukrainian tanks entered the Russian territory through the Grayvoron checkpoint. Russian authorities established a counter-terrorist operation regime in the region.

    The governor of the Belgorod region, Vyacheslav Gladkov, said that " sabotage and reconnaissance group of the Ukrainian Armed Forces" entered into the territory of the Graivoron district. " …

  • Russian Kursk and Belgorod regions cancel Victory Day celebrations for security reasons

    A Victory Day Parade will not be held in the Russian city of Kursk on May 9 for security reasons, said the governor of the region Roman Starovoit. According to him, the decision was made by the operational headquarters, which decided to strengthen anti-terrorist measures.

    A military parade on May 9 was also canceled in the Belgorod region last week. The governor of the region, Vyacheslav Gladkov, announced that he did not want to "provoke the enemy with a large number of equipment and military …

  • Russian Belgorod region cancels Victory Day celebrations ‘not to provoke’ Ukraine

    The authorities of the Russian Belgorod region have cancelled traditional Victory Day events.

    "There will be no parade in order not to provoke the enemy with a large number of equipment and military personnel in the center of Belgorod," said the Governor of the region Vyacheslav Gladkov.

    Gladkov also noted that so far there is no decision whether to hold a procession of the "Immortal Regiment", celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Prokhorovka, and festive fireworks. "No one is …

  • Three Russian regions come under drone attacks

    At least three Russian regions - Belgorod, Bryansk regions and the Krasnodar Krai came under drone attacks overnight.

    The wreckage of three drones was found at in the Belgorod region, reported the regional governor Vyacheslav Gladkov. The mayor of Belgorod, Valentin Demidov, said that one of the UAVs flew into the window of an apartment building. There were no casualties.

    The authorities of the Bryansk region reported that a Ukrainian drone was allegedly downed by the air defense in the …

  • Religious conflict blamed for mass shooting at Russian military training ground near Belgorod

    The number of victims of the mass shooting at the training ground near Belgorod is probably three times higher than officially reported, report Russian telegram channels.

    On the morning of October 15, a shooting occurred at the training ground of the Russia Armed Forces near the village of Soloti in the Belgorod region. According to the Russian Defense Ministry’s report, 11 servicemen were killed in the incident, but in reality there may be more than three dozen victims, reported the Russian …

  • Kyiv on fires in Russia: Belgorod, Voronezh and Kursk regions are being demilitarized

    Advisor to the Head of the Ukrainian Presidential Administration, a member of the delegation at the talks with Russia, Mykhailo Podolyak commented on the fires in the Belgorod, Voronezh and Kursk regions of the Russian Federation.

    “The Belgorod, Voronezh and Kursk regions are also beginning to learn such a concept as demilitarization. Disarmament. In these Russian regions, large fuel depots that supply fuel for Russian armored vehicles are periodically catching fire, and ammunition depots are …

  • Railway tracks in Belgorod border region damaged as Ukraine claims ‘partisan war’ in Russian territory has begun

    Railway tracks in the Belgorod region, which borders Ukraine, said Belgorod region governor Vyacheslav Gladkov.

    "There is damage to railway tracks in the Shebekinsky district. There were no casualties or injuries. Only the railway tracks were destroyed. A task force is working on site. I will report abut the reasons later," Gladkov wrote on his Telegram channel.

    Earlier, Ukrainian intelligence reported that Russian authorities are preparing for a potential guerrilla war in their territory. …