• Zelensky: negotiations with Russia are possible only when Ukraine takes back all its territories

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in an interview with the Japanese television channel NHK that Kyiv is going to first win back all the territory captured by Russia, and only then negotiation will be possible.

    "We will take back the territory of the country the way it was before February 24, and then sit at the negotiating table with Russia," Zelensky told Japanese journalists.

    The Ukrainian President said that Ukrainian counterattack is imminent. It will begin when long-range …

  • Retired Russian Major General killed in skies over Ukraine

    Retired Major General of the Russian Air Force, Kanamat Botashev, was reportedly killed in the skies over Ukraine when his Sukhoi Su-25 was shot down by a Stinger MANPADS on May 22nd in the Luhansk region.

    It is unclear how the 63-year-old retired general found himself carrying out combat operations in Ukraine. Some speculate that his participation signifies the difficulty of the Russian Air Force’s missions over Ukraine, or that it indicates that there is a lack of high-quality pilots in …

  • Russian opposition leader Alexei Navanly lambasts Putin’s ‘stupid war’ in Ukraine

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny criticized the Kremlin’s invasion of Ukraine, calling it a “stupid” offensive that Russia was losing

    Speaking during an appeal in a Moscow court to overturn a nine-year prison sentence, Navalny continuously broke through the judge’s interruptions to state, “this is a stupid war which your Putin started. This war was built on lies. One madman has got his claws into Ukraine and I do not know what he wants to do with it — this crazy thief.”

    The Moscow …

  • Zelensky: only Putin can make a decision to end war in Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he is ready to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin only if the issue of ending the war is discussed.

    Speaking at the Ukrainian House in Davos, Zelensky noted that after the atrocities committed by the Russian military in Ukrainian cities, in particular in Mariupol, Donetsk region, as well as in Bucha and Irpen in the Kyiv region, there are fewer opportunities for organizing a meeting.

    "Every day it will be more and more difficult to organize …

  • 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 …