Contents tagged with War in Ukraine

  • DPR head Pushilin says Azov commanders were taken to Russia

    The head of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic, Denis Pushilin, confirmed that the commanders of the Azov regiment, who were captured at Azovstal plant in Mariupol, were taken to Russia.

    "Our investigators have done their work in DPR, now Russian specialists are working on it. Comprehensive information should be gathered in preparation for the tribunal. Its first stage will take place before the end of the summer, this is for sure," Pushilin said on the air of the TV channel Russia 24. …

  • Merkel says she is ready to mediate talks between Ukraine and Russia

    Former German Chancellor Angela Merkel does not rule out that in the future she may become a mediator in the negotiations between Russia and Ukraine.

    In an interview with RND news agency Merkel was asked if she was ready to be a mediator. "To date, this question has not been raised," she replied.

    Merkel also noted that last year she tried to discuss with Putin the "Normandy format" and the new order of European security, but he was not ready for the conversation.

    “On the one hand, Putin was …

  • Ukrainian troops advancing towards Melitopol

    The Ukrainian military is approaching Melitopol. There is a possibility that the city is going to be liberated from the Russians, said Melitopol Mayor Ivan Fedorov.

    According to Fedorov, on the Zaporizhzhia axis, the front line has moved ten kilometers forward.

    "As of today, our heroic Ukrainian Armed Forces have made significant progress and are already on the outskirts of Kherson. I am sure that in the coming weeks the city of Kherson will be liberated by our heroic military. The same …

  • Kremlin: war in Ukraine did not impact number of Russian troops and weapons in Syria

    Moscow has not reduced the number of troops in Syria because of the war in Ukraine, said the special representative of the Russian president for Syria, Alexander Lavrentyev .

    "No, it did not decrease," Lavrentyev said in an interview with RIA Novosti, speaking about the number of Russian troops. “If someone thinks that there has been some decrease in the number of troops, I want to assure you that this is not the case both in terms of the number of equipment that is stationed there, air …

  • Kyiv: Russian troops bring their families to Kherson, settling them in Ukrainian owned homes

    Ukrainian Deputy Defense Minister Hanna Malyar said that Russia began bringing families of its military to the temporarily occupied regions of Ukraine, in particular, the Kherson region. These families are being settled in the houses belonging to Ukrainians.

    "Russia has stepped up the process of bringing the families of the Russian occupation troops to the Ukrainian settlements captured by the Russian aggressor, specifically Kherson. Newly arrived so-called Russian migrants have been …

  • DPR Head: referendum on accession of the republic to Russia will be held by the end of the year

    The authorities of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic will hold a referendum on the accession of the unrecognized republic to Russia after the completion of the "special operation" in Ukraine, the head of DPR Denis Pushilin told RIA Novosti. He himself believes that this will happen by the end of the year.

    "I really hope so," Pushilin said in response to a question whether he agreed with the assessment of the duration of the "special operation" given by State Duma deputy Adam Delimkhanov. …

  • Ukrainian Forces counterattack Russian troops near Izyum

    The Ukrainian Armed Forces carry out counterstrikes and liberate settlements near Izyum, Kharkiv region, said the deputy of the Izyum City Council, Maxim Strelnik, on the air of Espresso TV.

    "Fierce fighting continues in the Izyum direction. The Russian occupiers are also trying to move towards the city of Slavyansk and Barvenkove in order to encircle our troops in the area of operation of the Joint Forces. However, the Ukrainian Armed military and the Territorial Defense Forces hold the …

  • Macron: at some point Zelensky will have to negotiate peace with Russia

    French President Emmanuel Macron said that "at some point" the Ukrainian President and other representatives of Ukraine will have to negotiate peace with Russia.

    "We, the Europeans, will also be at the negotiating table," Macron said, speaking to the French military in Romania. He noted that EU countries are helping Ukraine in repelling Russian aggression.

    In addition, Macron repeated his earlier statement that Russia is also a part of the European continent.

    Macron will also visit Moldova …

  • Ukrainian Forces advancing towards Kherson

    For the second week in a row, the Ukrainian military has tactical successes in advancing towards Kherson, which can develop into a full-fledged counteroffensive, said the adviser to the head of the Kherson regional administration Sergiy Khlan.

    According to him, the Ukrainian Armed Forces have advanced another five kilometers from Tavriiske, which was liberated earlier.

    "We are approaching Tomyna Balka, and this is 20 kilometers from Kherson, where the invaders are located. The fighting is …

  • Kyiv: Russian aircraft avoid flying over Ukraine controlled territory

    Russian aircraft have not flown into the territory controlled by Ukraine for about two months and are increasingly using "old" missiles, said the press secretary of the Ukrainian Air Yuri Ignat.

    "Recently, Russia has shown a tendency to save these high-precision expensive missiles. The enemy is increasingly using Soviet types of missiles, such as the X-59 aircraft missile and the Kh-22 missile - one of the most destructive missiles," Ignat said.

    The speaker of the Ukrainian Air Force said …