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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 …
Military expert and reserve colonel of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Oleh Zhdanov believes that by the end of June Russian troops will switch to trench warfare.
"In principle, today the intensity of the hostilities is decreasing. The Russians are trying to resume the offensive in certain areas around Severodonetsk, but this is not as powerful an offensive as it was at the beginning of last week, when the situation seemed almost critical for us, and the threat of encirclement was very big," …
Germany did not allow Spain to send German Leopard 2 A4 tanks to Ukraine, reports Der Spiegel.
Spain planned to send to the Ukrainian Armed Forces 40 tanks produced in the 90s. According to international trade rules, the permission was supposed to be obtained from the country producing the tanks. But Germany refused to allow the delivery. In addition, according to Der Spiegel, Germany warned Spain that this step would deviate from the decision taken by other Western allies not to supply tanks …
Adviser to the head of the Ukrainian Presidential Administration Mykhailo Podolyak said that Ukraine began to prepare for war last year, while weapons from the allies began to arrive only in January.
"If Ukraine did not prepare for war, why did the first Russian strikes fell on mock-up targets, all ammunition was spread out, and exercised were held in January and February ?" Podolyak wrote on Twitter, arguing that not only the Western intelligence was acting on the data about the Kremlin's …
The government of Montenegro decided to provide Ukraine with additional military assistance. The corresponding decision was made at the suggestion of the country’s Defense Ministry on June 9, reported the news agency RTCG.
The Defense Ministry noted that since the beginning of the war in Ukraine and to this day, Montenegro, as a full member of NATO and a candidate for the EU, as well as a sincere friend of the Ukrainian people, condemns the unjustified and illegal invasion of the Russian …
During a telephone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, French President Emmanuel Macron said that France is ready to supply Ukraine with more weapons, including heavy weapons.
The press service of the French government noted that during the conversation, the Presidents also discussed the latest developments at the front, Kyiv's needs for military equipment, political and financial support, as well as humanitarian aid.
In addition, Macron promised to "maintain contact" on …
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 …
Poland has sent more than 240 tanks and about 100 armored vehicles to Ukraine to fight the Russian troops, said Polish President Duda in an interview with the German newspaper Bild.
According to him, at the moment Ukraine needs heavy weapons, including tanks.
"I spoke with President Zelensky two days ago. He asked me again. We have sent tanks, more than 240 tanks that Ukraine can maintain. We have sent almost 100 armored vehicles and weapons, ammunition, missiles. We have sent a total of $2 …
One of the world's largest telecommunications companies, Huawei, began to close its official stores in Russia, reports RIA Novosti, citing a source close to the company.
"The first store closed down in the Riviera shopping center in Moscow on February 28. Then the stores in Novokuznetsk, Ufa and Rostov-on-Don were closed. Thus, out of 19 official stores, only 15 continue to operate," RIA Novosti’s source said.
The source claims that the main reason for the closure is the shortage of products …
Ukraine has sent to the European Union its proposals for the seventh sanctions package against Russia, said Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba during a press briefing.
According to Kuleba, Ukraine's proposal has 3 parts.
"The first direction is new sectoral sanctions in the field of energy, finance and trade. The second is a roadmap for new personal sanctions against Russian oligarchs, high-ranking officials and heads of state-owned companies. The third is the closure of already …