Contents tagged with War in Ukraine

  • Zelensky urges U.S. to lift restrictions on long-range missile strikes against Russia

    Speaking at a security conference in Singapore, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky expressed his gratitude to Joe Biden for allowing Ukraine to conduct strikes on Russian territory using American weaponry. However, he stated that restrictions on the use of long-range systems, such as ATACMS missiles, should also be lifted.

    "Is this (permission) sufficient? No. Why? Because, as I explained with the example of airfields from which Russia continuously fires, they feel assured that Ukraine won' …

  • For the first time, Ukraine strikes Belgorod region of Russia with HIMARS missiles

    The Ukrainian Armed Forces have used HIMARS multiple rocket launchers to strike 'civilian infrastructure' in Belgorod for the first time, claims 'war correspondent' Yevgeny Poddubny on his Telegram channel. He notes that more than ten rockets were intercepted, and there were no casualties or significant damage.

    Russia's Ministry of Defense announced today that its air defense systems shot down 62 Ukrainian drones, 14 HIMARS rockets, and three guided Hammer bombs. The ministry did not specify …

  • Poland to train Ukrainian conscripts living in the country, announces Foreign Minister Sikorski

    Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski has revealed that Warsaw has considered a request from Kyiv and decided it's best to prepare a Ukrainian unit comprised of Ukrainians currently living in Poland who are eligible for conscription into the Ukrainian armed forces. Poland plans to train a unit of Ukrainian citizens residing in the country who are subject to Ukrainian military conscription. This information was shared during Sikorski’s visit to Prague for an informal meeting with NATO …

  • US permits Ukraine to use HIMARS missiles for strikes on Russian territory

    The United States has authorized the deployment of HIMARS multiple rocket launchers to carry out strikes on Russian territory. These systems will help combat the Russian forces concentrated near the border, a spokesman for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said.

    Ukraine awaits the "green light" from the US to employ long-range weapons deep within Russian territory. For now, they have secured permission to use a limited arsenal to protect border areas suffering from Russian shelling and …

  • Germany greenlights use of German-supplied weapons by Ukraine on Russian territory

    The German government has authorised Ukraine to use the weapons supplied by Germany to strike targets on Russian territory, announced government spokesperson Steffen Hebestreit. "In close coordination with our closest allies and through constant dialogue with the Ukrainian government, we are continually adjusting our support in alignment with the unfolding military developments," he said.

    According to Hebestreit, Ukraine has faced attacks in recent weeks, particularly in the Kharkiv region, …

  • Ukrainian officer foresees intense summer combat with arrival of ATACMS missiles, F-16s, and AWACS aircraft

    A Ukrainian military officer, known by the call sign "Alex", anticipates heightened combat activity this summer due to the newly received ATACMS missiles and F-16 fighters.

    Ukrainian forces operating HIMARS missile systems have been pleasantly surprised by the large volume of ammunition delivered to Ukraine, said Lieutenant Alex on his Telegram channel.

    "Everyone in HIMARS units is just shocked by the amount of missiles that have arrived in Ukraine. They say they have never seen such a …

  • Czech Republic to begin ammunition deliveries to Ukraine in June amid supply challenges

    According to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Jan Lipavský, the first physical deliveries of shells to Ukraine are expected in June.

    Thanks to the so-called "Czech initiative" for supplying ammunition to Ukraine, the Armed Forces of Ukraine will be able to receive between 50,000 and 100,000 shells monthly, reports Evropeyska Pravda, citing statements from representatives of the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    "The first physical deliveries to Ukraine will happen very …

  • Ukrainian Forces targeting Russian radar and air defense systems in preparation for F-16s Arrival

    Ukraine aims to eliminate as many Russian defense systems as possible before the arrival of the first F-16 fighter jets.

    In recent days, Ukrainian forces have not only managed to stabilize the fronts in Donbas and north of Kharkiv but have also intensified strikes on Russia-controlled interior regions.

    Remarkably, the latest series of attacks are primarily targeted at the "eyes" of Russian military power - radar systems and associated air defense mechanisms. Since April 20, no fewer than ten …

  • Ukrainian Intelligence's drone strikes sink several Russian vessels in Crimea

    The Russian Ministry of Defence has reported that during the past night, eight American ATACMS operational-tactical missiles were shot down over the Sea of Azov, along with eight drones and two unmanned boats near the occupied Crimea coast on the Black Sea.

    Ukraine’s Main Intelligence Directorate (GUR) confirmed that two Russian boats were destroyed in occupied Crimea during the night of May 30. According to preliminary reports, the destroyed vessels are identified as the high-speed KS-701 " …

  • Denmark greenlights use of donated F-16s for Ukrainian strikes against targets in Russia

    Denmark has become the 12th nation in the world to allow Ukraine to use its weaponry to hit targets in the territory of Russia, following a statement from Foreign Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen.

    "This is not a new position; it is part of the transfer. When we discussed this with our Foreign Affairs Committee in the Danish Parliament, we made it clear from the outset that this is part of self-defence, allowing strikes on military assets within the aggressor’s territory," said Rasmussen.

    When …