• Putin's associate Prigozhin admits he is the founder of Wagner private military company

    Yevgeny Prigozhin, who previously publicly denied his connection with the Wagner private military company, admitted that he was the one who created it. He said that the PMC was established in 2014.

    "Then I flew to one of the training grounds and did it myself. I cleaned the old weapons myself, figured out the bulletproof vests myself and found specialists who could help me with this. From that moment, on May 1, 2014, a group of patriots was born, which later acquired the name Wagner. Only …

  • Russian defense lines collapsing near Lyman under pincer attack of Ukrainian Forces

    Russian telegram channels and military propagandists are sounding an alarm because of a difficult situation for the Russian army near Lyman, Donetsk Oblast. The military telegram channel Rybar (one of the largest in Russia) reports that the units of the Ukrainian Armed Forces attacked from Lozove, Lyman district, and  broke through the Russian defense lines. Now the Russian troops are facing a threat of encirclement.

    Russian military sources claim that if Ukrainian Forces manage to reach …

  • Lavrov: Russian nuclear doctrine will apply to newly annexed territories of Ukraine

    Russian legislation and military doctrines will apply to new territories if their entry into Russia is enshrined in the country's constitution, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at a press conference at the UN.

    "The entire territory of the Russian Federation, which is stipulated and can additionally be stipulated in the Russian Constitution, is certainly under the full protection of the state. This is absolutely natural. All laws, doctrines, concepts, strategies of the Russian …

  • On September 30th, Putin to declare annexation of Russia-occupied territories of Ukraine

    Russian president Vladimir Putin is expected to address the Russian Federal Assembly on September 30, reports RIA Novosti, citing sources in the Russian Parliament, the State Duma.

    The source of the news agency said that on this day there will be a "protocol event", which, according to the preparation level, indicates the presence of the president.

    According to the Russian news agency TASS, on this day the State Duma is expected to implement “a procedure for the accession of the DPR, LPR, …

  • Ankara: Turkey will not recognize results of referendums in Russia-occupied territories of Ukraine

    Chief advisor to the Turkish President, Ibrahim Kalin, said on the air of the TV channel NTV that Turkey would not recognize the results of referendum held by Russia in occupied territories of Ukraine.

    "Similar to our position on Crimea, we do not recognize the outcome of the referendums that Russia wants to conduct. We recognize the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine," Kalin said. The politician also said that Turkey from the very beginning supports Ukraine and is the only …