Contents tagged with War in Ukraine

  • Kyiv: Russian supply routes in Kherson region are under Ukraine’s fire control

    Ukrainian troops continue to keep under fire control Russian logistics and transport supply routes in the occupied territory of the Kherson region, said the head of the press center of the operational command South Natalia Gumenyuk at a press briefing.

    "We can say that in the Kherson direction we continue fire control over the occupied territory, in particular, over the logistics and transport arteries," Gumenyuk said.

    According to her, earlier, the Ukrainian Forces destroyed a Russian train …

  • UK to donate 2 warships to Ukraine

    Ukrainian Ambassador to Britain Vadym Prystaiko said that the British government decided to donate several warships to Ukraine. He said that he had visited one of them. According to him, Ukrainian servicemen are already being trained to operate these warships.

    "Our serviceman are already training there. They're learning to navigate the ship, learning to use the weapons. There will be several such ships," the ambassador said in an interview with Suspilne.

    The ambassador recalled that after the …

  • Russians entering Latvia required to sign document condemning Russian invasion of Ukraine

    Latvian authorities ask Russians who want to enter Latvia to sign a document condemning the war in Ukraine, reports the news website LSM.

    LSM notes that Russians who immigrated to Latvia express indignation in social networks because of checks at the border.

    “The purpose of the inspections is to identify persons who support Russia's military aggression against Ukraine and may pose a threat to the national security of Latvia," the Latvian State Security Service said in a statement.

    62 …

  • Kyiv: Russian army shelled penal colony with Ukrainian POWs in Donetsk region

    The General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces of Ukraine commented to the shelling of the Volnovakha correctional colony No. 120 in the village of Olenivka, Donetsk region.

    "The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation carried out a targeted deliberate artillery shelling of a penal institution in the village of Olenivka, Donetsk region, where Ukrainian prisoners were also held," the Ukrainian General Staff said.

    "The Russian occupiers pursued their criminal goals - to accuse Ukraine of …

  • As part of secret agreements Russia avoids bombing Chinese-owned facilities in Ukraine

    Russia avoids bombing Chinese-owned facilities Ukraine, reports the Ukrainian news website Nashi Groshi (Our Money).

    According to media reports, this is due to non-public agreements between Russia and China in which China promised to avoid taking any side in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

    At the beginning of the invasion, Beijing allegedly managed to negotiate with Moscow a permission to continue to independently manage its interests in Ukraine, regardless of the outcome of the war.

    It is …

  • For several weeks Russian troops unable to advance into Donetsk region

    Russians are putting pressure on Ukrainian troops from all sides but are unable to break into the big cities of the Donetsk region. For several weeks the Ukrainian Armed Forces have been keeping the Russian troops almost in one place, said the head of the Luhansk Regional Administration Serhiy Haidai. According to him, the Russian retreated again after the attack on the section between Bilohorivka and Verkhnokamyanske.

    Haidai said that Russia increasingly sends assault groups to attack …

  • Russia threatens the West again with tougher steps if deliveries of weapons to Ukraine continue

    The head of the Russian delegation at the security talks in Vienna, Konstantin Gavrilov, said that the deliveries of new weapons by Western countries to Kyiv "may force the Russian Federation to take tougher retaliatory actions."

    "The specifics of the tactical and technical characteristics of weapons and military equipment supplied by the West are such that they pose threats to our citizens. In these conditions, we will push neo-Nazis away from our borders proportionally to the range of …

  • Ukraine receives first 3 Gepard air defense systems from Germany

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov said that Ukraine received from Germany self-propelled anti-aircraft systems Gepard and several thousand pieces of ammunition for them. There will be only three of them in service with the Armed Forces of Ukraine, but in total Berlin promised to deliver 15 self-propelled systems, said Reznikov.

    "Today, the first three Gepards have officially arrived. We have also received several thousands of cartridges for these anti-aircraft systems. We expect 15 …

  • Iran supplies Russia with combat drones

    Iran is delivering combat drones to Russia. The first shipment of Shahed-129 drones has already been sent through the Caspian Sea, reported the Ukrainian news website

    According to journalists, the military cargo from Iran will be delivered to Astrakhan and Volgograd, and then to the Ukrainian border. The Shahed-129 drones were designed on the basis of the Israeli Hermes 450 drone and the American MQ-1 Predator.

    The length of the drone’s fuselage is 8 meters. The wingspan is 16 …

  • More than 1,000 Russian troops encircled by Ukrainian Forces in Kherson region

    During the counteroffensive in the Kherson region, the Ukrainian Armed Forces encircled three battalion tactical groups of the Russian Army, including a special forces (VDV) company and a tank company. Up to 2,000 Russian troops are in the operational encirclement near the village of Vysokopillya. They requested a "green corridor" from the Ukrainian military, reported The Insider, citing sources in the Ukrainian army.

    Ukrainian Forces carried out an offensive in the directions of Olhyne - …