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Ukrainian Foreign Minster: Erdogan and Guterres did not push Zelensky to make concessions to Putin
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said that during the meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Lviv, the President of Turkey and the UN Secretary General did not push Ukraine to make concessions to Russia.
Kuleba noted that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres sincerely empathize and really want to help Ukraine find a solution.
"No one persuaded us to make concessions in Russia’s favor. If some conspiracy spread again in social …
Developer of Putin’s hypersonic missiles arrested on charges of treason
Director of the Novosibirsk Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ITPM) Alexander Shiplyuk was arrested in Russia on charges of treason. Search warrants were executed in the institute before his arrest.
According to the Russian newspaper Kommersant, the scientist’s arrest may be associated with the transfer abroad of information about hypersonic weapons. He is an expert of the scientific and technical council of the military-industrial commission under the government of the Russian …
After his trip to Moscow German ex-Chancellor Schroeder says Putin is ready for peace talks with Ukraine
Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder confirmed that he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a visit to Moscow in late July. In an interview with the German magazine Stern, he said that Russia wants diplomatic talks with Ukraine.
"The good news is that the Kremlin wants a negotiated solution. There was already a negotiated approach to the conflict between Ukraine and Russia, for example, in Istanbul in March," he recalled and praised Turkey for the agreement on the export of …
Putin: Russian troops withdrew from Kyiv region to create conditions for negotiations with Ukraine
During his visit to Iran, Russian president Vladimir Putin said that the Russian troop withdrew troops from the Kyiv region in order to “create conditions” for Russian-Ukrainian negotiations.
According to Putin, at the talks in Istanbul, the parties "have actually reached an agreement, it remains only to initialize it."
"In order to create these conditions (for negotiations), our troops withdrew from the center of Ukraine, from Kyiv. The Kyiv authorities refused to implement these agreements, …
Kremlin: Putin will not congratulate Biden on U.S. Independence Day
Russian President Vladimir Putin will not congratulate American President Joe Biden on the U.S. Independence Day, said Putin’s spokesperson Dmitry Peskov during a press briefing.
"No, there will be no congratulatory letter this year. This is because this year has been the culmination of an unfriendly policy towards our country on the part of the United States. Therefore, in these conditions, it can hardly be considered expedient to send such a congratulatory message," Putin's press secretary …
Shoygu reports full capture of Luhansk region to Putin, Ukraine denies his claims
Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu reported to Russian President Vladimir Putin that the Russian troops had completely captured the territory of the Luhansk region. Shoigu claims that the Russian military, together with the military of the so-called Luhansk People’s Republic, established full control over the city of Lysychansk and neighboring settlements - Bilohorivka, Novodruzhesk, Maloryazantseve and Bila Hora.
According to the Ukrainian General Staff, the Armed Forces of Ukraine …
Erdogan is planning to host talks between Zelensky and Putin
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is planning to host new talks between Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss grain exports, reported the Turkish news agency Anadolu.
"Negotiations are continuing. Last night we had conversations with some officials. Next week we will discuss what steps we can take during talks with Zelensky and Putin," Erdogan said.
On June 7, Turkish Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar told Anadolu that Turkey is in …
Putin: our goal is to ‘take back and strengthen’
At a meeting with young entrepreneurs in Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the goal of modern Russia is to "take back and strengthen."
Putin compared the current situation with the events of the Northern War (1700-1721) between Russia and Sweden and stressed that Peter I did not take anything away from the neighboring country during this period, instead "he took it back."
"Peter I waged the Northern War for 21 years," Putin explained. - It would seem that he fought with …
Putin believes that delivery of American HIMARS systems to Ukraine will not change the course of war
The decision of the US authorities to supply Ukraine with HIMARS multiple launch rocket systems will not fundamentally change the balance of forces, said Russian President Vladimir Putin.
"There is nothing new. First, about these multiple launch rocket systems. The Ukrainian army has similar systems of Soviet and Russian production Grad, Smerch, Uragan," said Putin.
Putin added that "the range does not depend on the system itself, but on the missiles that are used."
"What we hear today and …
Media: Russian elites unhappy with Putin, discussing three potential candidates to replace him
Discontent is growing among Russian elites with Russian President Vladimir Putin amid the ongoing full-scale war against Ukraine. The Kremlin leadership hopes for the departure of the Russian president "in the foreseeable future” but believes that this can happen only if his health deteriorates further, writes the newspaper Meduza, citing sources close to the Administration of the Russian President.
The publication notes that after the April "patriotic upsurge" pessimism has now set in among …