Contents tagged with War in Ukraine

  • Kremlin outraged over U.S. plans to transfer Russian oligarchs' frozen assets to Ukrainian Armed Forces

    Washington's statement about transferring frozen assets of Russian oligarchs to the Ukrainian Armed Forces has sparked an "absolutely negative" reaction in Russia. Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov, in particular, referred to such plans as "unlawful acts".

    "Undoubtedly, any claims that they have found legal grounds to continue this lawlessness are legal nonsense. This will inevitably lead to legal proceedings. None of these cases of illegal confiscation will be ignored," he said.

    Peskov also …

  • Ukrainian Intelligence: Wagner PMC commander Utkin confirmed dead, owner Prigozhin's death yet to be confirmed

    The Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry can confirm the death of Wagner PMC commander Dmitry Utkin in a plane crash on August 23. However, confirmation of the death of  the Wagner owner, Evgeny Prigozhin, requires a little more time, said the representative of the Main Intelligence Directorate, Andrey Yusov, in an interview with Ukrinform.

    "For now, we can confirm the death of Utkin and some other passengers with 100% certainty. As for Prigozhin, let's just say that …

  • Ukrainian Intelligence: Russian pilot who defected to Ukraine with military helicopter to receive $500,000 reward

    Russian pilot Maxim Kuzminov, who flew a Mi-8 helicopter carrying parts for Su-27 fighters to a Ukrainian airbase, will receive half a million dollars, said the representative of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, Andriy Yusov.

    "There is official legislation, a corresponding law signed by the President of Ukraine in April 2022, regarding compensation in case a person switches sides to Ukraine along with the equipment," said Yusov.

    According to Yusov, the …

  • Poland begins deporting draft evaders back to Ukraine

    Poland is now extraditing some individuals to Ukraine who were involved in the illegal smuggling of Ukrainian men abroad, according to the Polish newspaper Rzeczpospolita.

    Several Polish media outlets also reported that Poland has started to extradite conscript-age men who left Ukraine illegally. 

    The publication reached out to the Polish Border Guard Service, which confirmed that they have already deported Ukrainian citizens who were facilitating the illegal migration of undocumented …

  • Kadyrov troops in occupied Enerhodar attacked by Ukrainian kamikaze drones

    A powerful explosion occurred at 9:50 a.m. on August 28th in the occupied city of Enerhodar, Zaporizhia region, Ukraine. The explosion took place in a building that housed the improvised barracks of the Ahmat-1 unit of the Russian National Guard (Rosgvardiya) and the local administration, reported  the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry (GUR).

    After the occupation of the city, the Kadyrov fighters seized and converted for their need a building on Stritelyov Street, …

  • Ukrainian Presidential Advisor: the war in Ukraine will end quickly and in an instant

    Ukrainians are unlikely to have to fight Russia for every kilometer shedding their blood because under certain conditions "events will take on a different form", said the advisor to the Head of the Office of the Ukrainian President, Mykhailo Podolyak, on Twitter. "It won't be easy, but it is naive to think that Ukraine will have to reclaim territories by shedding blood for every kilometer. As Ukrainian forces advance southward and approach the administrative border with Crimea, events will take …

  • Kyiv: Ukrainian troops advancing in the south despite difficult combat conditions

    Ukrainian troops are currently advancing south of the settlement of Robotyne in the Zaporizhzhia region, said Oleksander Shtupun, the spokesperson for the united press center of the Ukrainian Defense Forces Tavria, during a news broadcast on Sunday, August 27.

    "Despite the rather difficult combat conditions, our troops have been advancing in the areas of Urozhaine, Robotyne , and have also had successes in the Melitopol and Berdyansk directions near Staromaiorske. Currently, our troops are …

  • Ukrainian Security Service attacks Russian airfield in Kursk using kamikaze drones

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) reportedly carried out an attack on an airfield in Kursk, Russia, on the night of August 27, according to sources from the SBU who spoke to RBC-Ukraine.

    The SBU's military counterintelligence conducted the attack, using kamikaze drones to target four Su-30 aircraft and one MiG-29 at the Kursk airfield. Two Pantsir air defense systems and the radars of the S-300 system were also hit.

    Preliminary information suggests that most of the SBU drones successfully …

  • Kyiv: Russian S-400 Triumph System in Crimea was destroyed by Ukraine's new missile

    Ukraine has developed a new modern missile that successfully destroyed the Russian S-400 Triumph system in Crimea, according to Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council, Oleksiy Danilov, in an interview with Ukrainian Radio.

    Danilov described the missile used as "new and absolutely modern" and stated that it performed flawlessly. However, he did not provide further details on whether it was a new development or a modified version of existing weaponry. He did mention that it was a …

  • U.S. General Mark Milley: Ukrainian Forces breach first line of Russian defense in Zaporizhzhia region

    Ukrainian forces have, quite commendably, managed to break through the first line of Russian defence in the Zaporizhzhia region, said the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the United States, General Mark Milley, in an interview with Almamlakatv.

    There are increasing signs that Ukrainian troops have partially breached the first line of Russian defence on the southern front in the Zaporizhzhia region and are advancing towards the strategically important city of Tokmak, reports CNN.

    Some …