Contents tagged with Russia

  • Media: Before G20 summit, Putin was offered a draft proposal for a ‘peace agreement’ with Ukraine

    Before the G20 summit, Russian president Vladimir Putin was given a draft peace agreement with Ukraine, which stated that Russia should withdraw from all the occupied territories of Ukraine, including the Donbas. The proposal was handed over by one of the countries involved in mediating the negotiations between Kyiv and Moscow, reports Ukrainska Pravda.

    "Before the G20 summit, Putin received from one of the intermediary countries a framework proposal for a possible "deal," writes Ukrainska …

  • Hundreds of newly mobilized Russians who refuse to fight held in cellars in Luhansk region

    As far as 300 newly mobilized Russians are being held in a cellar in Zaitsevo, Luhansk region, for refusing to go to the front line, write independent Russian journalists from the project ASTRA, citing the relatives of the detainees.

    "My husband says that there are already about 300 of them there (ASTRA managed to confirm the names of 42 of them). More people are constantly being brought in. This is a large cellar in the House of Culture in Zaitseve. They are fed once a day: one dry food …

  • Kyiv: Russia has moved its remaining most capable forces from Kherson to Luhansk region

    Russians are transferring their remaining most capable troops to the Luhansk region. Among them are paratroopers who were previously deployed in the Kherson region, said the head of the Luhansk regional military administration, Serhiy Haidai, on air of Ukrainian 1+1 channel.

    "We can say that these are the remaining best soldiers that the Russian Federation has, because the rest are newly mobilized, Kadyrov fighters, Wagner mercenaries whom Prigozhin recruited in prisons. These are paratroopers …

  • Reznikov: balance of power in the war has changed in favor of Ukrainian Forces

    The Ukrainian Defense Minister, Oleksiy Reznikov, said that the balance of power at the front has changed in favor of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. Russia is doomed to be defeated in this war. However, he warned that a difficult period awaits Ukrainians ahead.

    "The enemy is resorting to terror to trigger a humanitarian crisis. But the balance has already changed. Russia is doomed to lose. Ukraine will win. We are working to ensure that the world perceives the Ukrainian vision of victory, and …

  • Kremlin is furious after UN adopts resolution which demands that Russia pays reparations to Ukraine

    Russia is categorically against the resolution of the UN General Assembly on Moscow's reparations to Ukraine, said the press secretary of the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov.

    "Naturally, the organizers of this process are trying to finish robbing us of our gold and foreign exchange, which were completely illegally frozen. Actually, this is the formalization of robbery using the UN. This decision is not legally binding, so we will treat it as such, " Interfax news agency quoted Peskov as …

  • Kazakhstan blocks supplies of Russian grain to Central Asia and China

    The Russian national railway company Russian Railways has asked Kazakhstan to reduce transit tariffs. Russia exports grain and other goods to the countries of Central Asia and China through Kazakhstan.

    According to the Russian newspaper Vedomosti, in September the Russian Railways sent a letter to Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (Kazakhstani Railways) asking to reduce the tariffs but there have been no changes since then. On November 8, as the publication indicates, tariffs were discussed at a closed …

  • Kyiv: Russia is running out of cruise missiles

    Russia is likely experiencing shortage of cruise missiles, which cannot be quickly replenished. The reduced number of missile strikes on Ukrainian infrastructure shows that Russia does not have enough missiles, said the speaker of the Ukrainian Air Force, Yuriy Ignat, at a briefing.

    According to Ignat, Russian continues to carry air missile strikes on Ukrainian troops daily, but the situation with cruise missiles is completely different.

    "Not so many missiles were used in October. Literally, …

  • Russian media blames oligarch Abramovich and the likes for 'Russia's national catastrophe'

    The author of the article entitled “Who prevents Surovikin from fighting", published by the pro-Kremlin newspaper Moskovsky Komsomolets, writes about the role of the oligarch Roman Abramovich in Russia’s misfortunes.

    "It is obvious that Vladimir Vladimirovich [Putin] is not omnipotent. If all his decisions over the years were carried out as planned, we would already be living in a completely different Russia. But, sometimes, Putin says one thing, and a different outcome comes out of the …

  • Russia transferring ammunition and S-300 missiles from Belarus to Donbas

    Russia is probably transferring missiles for S-300/400 anti-aircraft missile systems from Belarus to the Donbas, reported the war monitoring group Belarusian Gayun.

    Over the past few days, eight Il-76 landed at Machulishchy airfield in Belarus.

    According to the monitoring group, the Russian planes remained at the airfield from three to five hours.

    According to Belarusian Gayun, the Russian cargo planes could be either delivering new missiles and/or ammunition, picking up missiles and/or …

  • Russia closes passage to ships through the Kerch Strait into Azov Sea

    Russia has closed the passage of ships loaded outside of Russia through the Kerch Strait into the Sea of Azov, reported TASS, citing the Main Directorate of Maritime Affairs under the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Turkey.

    "According to the official notification that we received from the maritime administration of the Russian Federation, the passage of ships loaded outside the territory of the Russian Federation to the north through the Kerch Strait, which provides passage to the …