Contents tagged with Ukraine

  • Ukrainian boy escapes Russian bombing to reunite with his mother in Poland

    Author: Nataliia Naidiuk, Ukrainian journalist living in Chernihiv, Ukraine.

    Ukrainians who were working or vacationing abroad at the time of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine remained cut off from their families. It was especially painful for those who had children living in cities that were being shelled by Russian troops.

    Here is one such stories with a happy ending. 9-year-old Maksim travelled 1000 km with strangers to get from Chernihiv to Krakow, Poland. His mother Victoria S (the …

  • Kyiv: Russia’s plan for an offensive in Donbas is under threat of failure

    Russia is experiencing difficulties gathering sufficient forces for an attack in the Eastern Front.

    A third of the Russian army involved in the war has already been destroyed, that is why it is difficult for Russia to gather sufficient troops for a large-scale offensive operation in the Donbas, said Lieutenant General Ihor Romanenko on the air of Ukraine 24 TV channel.

    "They are trying to recruit personnel wherever they can. In terms of technology, too, but the equipment is no longer as new …

  • Arrests, heart attacks happening in Russia’s power circles as invasion of Ukraine does not go according to plan

    Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu, who has not been seen in public for a long time, has a massive heart attack, said Leonid Nevzlin, a Russian businessman living in Israel.

    "Shoygu is out of the game, perhaps he will become disabled if he survives. He suddenly had a massive heart attack. He is in intensive care, connected to devices. There are rumors that the heart attack could not have occurred due to natural causes," Nevzlin wrote.

    The businessman also added that twenty generals were …

  • Kyiv: Russia tried to create breakaway republics in western Ukraine

    The Russian authorities planned to create so-called "people's republics" in the western regions of Ukraine. Preparations to overthrow the constitutional order have been carried out since the last summer, reported the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU).

    The SBU published a video of the interrogation of a member of this group who agreed to cooperate with investigators.

    The person said he was recruited by a retired Russian intelligence officer - the organizer of the "plot". He proposed to create a …

  • 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. …

  • German company Rheinmetall says it is ready to supply tanks to Ukraine

    The German defense concern Rheinmetall is ready to provide a shipment of used Leopard 1 tanks to Ukraine. "The first Leopard 1 can be delivered within six weeks," said Armin Papperger, chairman of the board of directors, in an interview with the newspaper Handelsblatt. To begin deliveries to Ukraine the company will need consent of the German government.

    According to Papperger, Rheinmetall can supply up to 50 Leopard 1 tanks from the old stock of the armies of other countries. The status of …

  • Lavrov: Russian ‘special operation’ in Ukraine is meant to end U.S. world dominance

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov named another goal of Russia's "special operation" in Ukraine. According to him, it is meant to put an end to the reckless expansion of the United States and its course towards domination in the world.

    Lavrov explained that Washington is building its dominance "with gross violations of international law," adjusting the international rules accordingly.

    Earlier, the press secretary of the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov, said that one of the main goals of …

  • Macron insists on continued dialogue with Putin

    French President Emmanuel Macron defended his decision to continue dialogue with Russian Vladimir Putin, before and after Russia's invasion of Ukraine. In an interview published by the French newspaper Le Parisien, Macron spoke about his "thankless role" in maintaining a dialogue with the Kremlin.

    Macron noted that he spent "hours" in conversations with Putin and "every discussion takes place under an aura of cynicism, and this never gives pleasure." At the same time, he stressed that he …

  • Media: Many Russian servicemen are refusing to go to Ukraine

    Russian servicemen are increasingly refusing to participate in hostilities in Ukraine. About 60 paratroopers from Pskov refused to go to Ukraine, even despite the risk of criminal prosecution, reported to the Russian telegram channel "Pskov Governate", citing its sources.

    These paratroopers have been in the territory of Ukraine since the very beginning of the invasion. Then, they were moved to neighboring Belarus, after that they were moved to their permanent base in the city of Pskov for …

  • Deputy PM of Ukraine advises residents of Kharkiv, Donetsk, and Luhansk oblasts to evacuate if possible

    Deputy Prime Minister Irina Vereshchuk has encouraged residents of the Kharkiv, Donetsk, and Luhansk oblasts to evacuate while they still can, Ukrainskaya Pravda reported.

    “The heads of the military administrations of Kharkiv, Luhansk, and Donbas regions ask the population to leave the borders of the regions and do everything to ensure that an evacuation is organized,” Verreshchuk stated.

    After withdrawing from the Kyiv and Chernihiv regions, Russian forces have focused their attacks on …