• UK Intelligence predicts over 70,000 Russian casualties in next two months amidst Kharkiv offensive

    According to British military sources, the increase in casualties since May is linked to the advance of Russian forces in the Kharkiv region. Due to the effective defence by the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) and inadequate preparation by Russian forces, tactical successes for the Russians are unlikely. Russian battlefield losses keep setting new records month after month. The UK Defence Ministry's intelligence report provides further details on how the manpower of the Russian Armed Forces has …

  • Russia bolsters arms production despite Western sanctions, raising concerns for NATO

    As NATO contemplates military support for Ukraine, one pressing issue is the Russian army's ability to rearm, reports Le Monde.

    Early in the full-scale conflict, the prevalent belief was that Russia's defence industry was weak and reliant on imports from Western nations. However, Ukraine’s allies are increasingly surprised and concerned by the Kremlin’s ability to restore its capabilities.

    US Army Europe Commander Christopher Cavoli reported that Russia aims to produce or refurbish over 1,200 …

  • DPR court sentences OSCE assistant to 14 years for espionage

    A court in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) has sentenced Vadim Golda, an assistant for the security of the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) of the OSCE in Ukraine, to 14 years in a high-security penal colony. The Russian Prosecutor General's Office has confirmed his conviction for espionage (Article 276 of the Russian Criminal Code).

    According to the Prosecutor General's statement, in 2021, Golda, while in the DPR, conducted reconnaissance activities on behalf of a foreign …

  • NATO to centralize military aid and training for Ukraine through new headquarters in Wiesbaden, Germany

    From Friday, July 12, the supply of arms to Ukraine and the training of Ukrainian soldiers in Europe will begin to be coordinated through a new NATO headquarters in Wiesbaden, Germany, as decided at the Alliance Summit in Washington, dpa reported.

    According to sources, despite the formal start, it might take several months for the Supreme Allied Commander Europe to fully operate the headquarters in a way that allows it to handle all planned tasks.

    Meanwhile, coordination will continue through …

  • Australian couple detained over suspected espionage linked to Russia

    Two Australian citizens of Russian descent have been detained on suspicion of espionage in favour of Russia, the Australian Federal Police reported on Friday, 12th July.

    The detainees are 40-year-old Kira Koroleva and her 62-year-old husband Igor Korolev. Koroleva worked as an information systems specialist in the Australian army, holding the rank of Private, and had access to classified information. According to the investigation, she embarked on an "undeclared trip to Russia." From there, …