Contents tagged with War in Ukraine

  • UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to announce largest Ukrainian military aid during Poland visit

    The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Rishi Sunak, will announce the largest military aid package for Ukraine to date during his visit to Poland on April 23, according to the British government's website.

    It is reported that Sunak intends to reveal an increase in military support for Ukraine of £500 million ($617 million). The additional funding will be utilized for the speedy delivery of critical ammunition, air defense equipment, drones, and engineering support.

    The record-breaking …

  • Former Commander of the Polish Ground Forces: American weapons are likely already on their way to Ukraine

    The US House of Representatives has begun the process of approving a new aid package for Ukraine, with the delivery of support already underway. Ukrinform reports, citing comments by military expert Waldemar Skrzypczak, former commander of the Polish Land Forces and former deputy minister of national defense, the first shipments of weapons are being sent to Ukraine following the House's decision.

    The expert believes that although the details of these deliveries are not known, the aid is …

  • Ukrainian missile strike targets Sevastopol, hits rescue vessel and possibly a landing ship

    Ukraine has launched a missile strike on a Russian military port in the occupied city of Sevastopol. On the morning of Sunday, April 21, residents of Sevastopol were jolted awake by the sounds of air-raid sirens and explosions, as the port was targeted.

    Around 9 am local time, social media in Sevastopol was flooded with messages from alarmed residents reporting loud explosions. Coinciding with these reports was the news of the emergency closure of the Kerch Bridge.

    Mikhail Razvozhayev, the …

  • Ukrainian forces launch widespread drone attacks on Russian energy facilities

    The Russian military claimed that their air defences allegedly destroyed and intercepted fifty UAVs. This included twenty-six over the Belgorod region, ten over the Bryansk region, eight over the Kursk region, two over the Tula region, and one each over the Smolensk, Ryazan, Kaluga, and Moscow regions.

    The Ukrainian news outlet Ukrainska Pravda reported, citing sources, that the night-time drone attack across eight Russian regions was a joint operation carried out by Ukraine's Main Directorate …

  • Kyiv: Ukrainian forces strike Crimea airfield, causing substantial damage to Russian military equipment

    The Ukrainian Armed Forces successfully carried out an attack on the airfield in Dzhankoi, located in the occupied Crimea, which resulted in the significant destruction of valuable enemy equipment, said, the spokesperson of the Ukrainian Military Directorate, Andriy Yusov, on the live broadcast of "We-Ukraine".

    "Everything is unfolding and evolving exactly as Putin wanted when he started this war. Last night, there were flames and explosions. The Ukrainian Security and Defense Forces are …

  • Kyiv: Ukraine develops advanced electronic warfare systems ahead of Western partners

    In an interview with DW, Colonel Ivan Pavlenko, Head of the Main Directorate of Electronic Warfare (EW) and Cybersecurity at the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, stated that Ukraine operates EW systems that Western partners only had in conceptual or developmental stages.

    He emphasized the importance of situational awareness in modern warfare, saying Ukrainian defenders need to be aware of drone movements and to detect them. "One of the three components of EW—electronic support—handles these tasks, …

  • Ukrainian drones target Russian over-the-horizon radar station in Mordovia

    Ukrainian drones struck the 590th separate radio-technical unit of the military base 84680, located in the Russian city of Kovylkino, Mordovia, Ukrainska Pravda reported, citing sources in the Ukrainian Military Intelligence. Kovylkino houses the receiving part and the main equipment of the 29B6 "Container" over-the-horizon radar station (OTHR).

    According to the publication's sources, this was a special operation by the Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine.

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  • Macron seeks Olympic truce and supports neutral participation of Russian athletes in Paris Games

    French President Emmanuel Macron has expressed hope that hostilities in Russia's war against Ukraine and other military conflicts, particularly in the Middle East and Sudan, will cease during the Paris Olympic Games. In an interview with French media on Monday, April 15, Macron stated his commitment to "do everything possible to obtain an Olympic truce" for the upcoming Summer Games.

    "We want to work on an Olympic truce, and I think this is an opportunity for me to engage with many of our …

  • Norway to supply Ukraine with upgraded F-16 jets and advanced weapons systems

    Norway has joined the 'fighter jet coalition' and will provide Ukraine with jets armed with the latest weapons, said the Norwegian Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide during a joint briefing with his Ukrainian counterpart, Dmytro Kuleba.

    "I am convinced that Ukraine should also strengthen its striking potential, to land blows beyond the front line. It's one of the reasons we are very pleased to join the F-16 coalition, where we will transfer Norwegian F-16s that are updated and in good shape," …

  • Ukrainian warplanes strike Russian command center in Luhansk

    Ukrainian forces hit a Russian military group's control centre in the temporarily occupied region of Luhansk Oblast, said the Ukrainian Air Force Commander Mykola Oleshchuk, in a Telegram post. Explosions were heard on April 13 in the city, now held by Russian forces, followed by thick black smoke rising over Luhansk. Local Telegram channels reported an incident near a machine-building plant.

    The Russian-installed governate of Luhansk, Leonid Pasechnik, confirmed that this facility was indeed …