Contents tagged with War in Ukraine

  • Ukrainian Forces advancing towards Kherson from the north and west, Russian troops retreating leaving behind weapons and equipment

    The General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces said in the evening report that Ukrainian troops are steadily moving towards Kherson. Over the past 24 hours, the Ukrainian Armed Forces have reportedly advanced 7 kilometers in the direction of Petropavlivka-Novoraisk moving from the north of the Kherson region along the Dnieper and took control of six settlements. Another part of the Ukrainian military, moving in the Pervomaisk-Kherson direction, also took control of six settlements.

    The …

  • Wives of newly mobilized arrive at Ukrainian border demanding their husbands be retuned to Russia

    On the night of November 9, more than 20 relatives of the newly mobilized soldiers from the Voronezh, Kursk and Belgorod regions arrived at a military unit in the border town of Valuiki and demanded that their husbands and relatives, who came under fire in Makiivka, near Luhansk, be immediately moved to Russian territory, reports the news outlet Verstka.

    According to relatives, the mobilized are walking from the village of Krasnorichenske, Luhansk oblast, in the direction of Valuiki (about 150 …

  • Kremlin: Russia is ready for peace talks with Ukraine without preconditions

    Russia is ready to start peace talks with Ukraine without preconditions, said Russian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Andrei Rudenko. He noted that Russian diplomats have repeatedly spoken of their readiness for such negotiations, which "were interrupted through no fault of our own."

    "On our part, there are no preconditions, except for the main condition - that Ukraine shows goodwill," Rudenko said.

    He recalled that Kyiv adopted a law prohibiting peaceful negotiations with Moscow. The …

  • After 300 killed in a botched offensive on Vuhledar, Russian marines call for independent investigation

    Military correspondent from the Russian state news agency VGTRK, Alexander Sladkov, reports that the 155th Separate Guards Marine Brigade of the Russian Pacific Fleet is in a difficult situation near the village of Pavlivka in the Vuhledar direction. According to him, the marines handed over to Oleg Kozhemyako, the governor of Primorsky Krai, where the brigade is stationed, a letter complaining about the command and asking him to send a commission to the site to stop a poorly planned and …

  • Russian Wagner PMC to open training centers in the Kursk and Belgorod regions

    The owner of the Wagner private military company, Yevgeny Prigozhin, announced the creation of training centers for militiamen in the Kursk and Belgorod regions, reports the Telegram channel "Prigozhin's Cap".

    According to channel, the militia should consist of residents of the region. At the same time, Prigozhin promises to finance the centers himself. "I don't need either the federal or the regional budget, I don't need anything," Prigozhin said.

    "If you are the owner of a small factory …

  • Despite Putin's statements, Russia continues covert mobilization

    Analysts from the American Institute for the Study of War believe that, despite the statements of Vladimir Putin, hidden mobilization will continue in Russia. On the one hand, the Russian Defense Minister says that the mobilization plan has been fulfilled, and the Russian president says that 318,000 people were conscripted into the army. On the other hand, on the same day, Putin signs a decree allowing the conscription of persons who have an unexpunged or outstanding criminal record for …

  • Newly mobilized Russian battalion destroyed by Ukrainian military in Luhansk region

    The Ukrainian military destroyed a battalion of mobilized Russians from the Voronezh region near the village of Makiivka in the Svatove district of the Luhansk region. The death toll is several hundred people, reported the Russian news outlet Verstka, citing one of the survivors, Alexei Agafonov.

    According to his estimates, the death toll may exceed 500 people.

    Agafonov said that the commander of the newly mobilized, who were undergoing military training in the military unit 2079, promised …

  • Ukrainian Ambassador: Germany can begin delivering Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine soon

    Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany Oleksiy Makeyev said he expects that Germany would begin direct deliveries of battle tanks  to Ukraine. 

    "We have reason to hope that a decision will be made to supply Leopard 2 tanks from Germany directly to Ukraine," he said in an interview with Funke news agency.

    According to him, negotiations are under way with the German federal government. Makeyev stressed that Ukraine needs these battle tanks.

    "It's time to stop talking how to avoid provoking Russia. …

  • Iran admits supplying kamikaze drones to Russia

    The Iranian authorities for the first time publicly acknowledged the supply of unmanned aerial vehicles to Russia. The Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, said that before Russia's war against Ukraine Teheran provided Moscow with a limited number of drones, reported the Iranian state news agency IRNA. At the same time, the Iranian Foreign Minister denies deliveries of drones after the start of the war, as well as shipping missiles to Russia. According to several media …

  • Ukrainian Defense Minister: Russians are ready to surrender Kherson

    Russians can make another "gesture of goodwill" and leave the right bank of the Dnieper in the temporarily occupied Kherson region, said the Ukrainian Defense Minister, Oleksiy Reznikov, during a briefing.

    According to him, any reports coming from Russians about Kherson can be a part of the information operation. He noted that the Ukrainian leadership closely monitors all statements of the enemy and recommended trusting Ukrainian official sources.

    "Russians have a habit of "acts of goodwill". …