Russia-Ukraine war anniversary: Western leaders in Kyiv as Russian drone hits Odesa

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Western leaders came to Kiev on Saturday to mark the anniversary the second anniversary of the large-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen traveled overnight by train to Kiev, together with Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo and Canadian Prime Minister … Read more

Hungary blocks EU leaders’ statement pledging support for Ukraine – POLITICO

A statement in which the entire EU pledged ‘unwavering’ support for Ukraine was blocked by Hungary, according to two diplomats. The statement was prepared by the office of European Council President Charles Michel, who sent an email to member states on Friday afternoon, seen by POLITICO, saying that “in the absence of consensus” among EU … Read more

Ukraine claims it downed another Russian early warning and control plane in a major blow to Moscow

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian forces shot down a Russian warning and control plane on Friday, the air force chief said, a major victory for the country as the military fights to fend off continued Russian attacks along the front lines. the war is entering its third year. Gen. Mykola Oleshchuk thanked Ukraine’s military intelligence … Read more

Two years after Russia’s invasion, Ukraine reorients its strategy to focus on defence

Two years after Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022, the lack of troops and ammunition and the depth of Russian field fortifications are forcing Kiev to adopt a more defensive strategy. While it waits for more Western support, the Ukrainian military awaits better days. Is “defend now, attack better later” Ukraine’s best shot? Two … Read more

The Russian Air Force Has Lost Another One Of Its A-50 Radar Planes

A Russian Air Force A-50. Wikimedia Commons Incredibly, the Russian Air Force lost another one of its rare Beriev A-50M/U Mainstay early warning radar aircraft. Video which circulated online on Friday reportedly shows the burning wreckage of the A-50 in Krasnodar Krai, Russia, just east of the Sea of ​​Azov. The location of the crash, … Read more

Iran reportedly sends hundreds of ballistic missiles to Russia

Iran presents its first hypersonic ballistic missile ‘Fattah’ (Conqueror) at an event attended by President Ebrahim Raisi and other government officials in Tehran, Iran on June 6, 2023. Sepah News | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Reuters reported that Iran delivered at least 400 of its Fateh-110 short-range ballistic missiles to Russia in January this … Read more

Hungary to Allow Sweden Into NATO Following Jet Fighter Deal

The Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban confirmed that his country will remove the last obstacle for Sweden Accession to NATO after the Scandinavian country agreed to sell Gripen fighter jets to Budapest. The Hungarian parliament will take the “necessary decisions” to ratify the Nordic country’s accession to NATO early next week, Orbán said at a … Read more

Zelensky on Tucker Carlson interview with Putin: ‘two hours of bulls—’

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky condemned former Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s recent interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin in a recent interview with one of the network’s current hosts. “I don’t have time to hear more than two hours of nonsense – about us, about the world, about the United States, about our relations and … Read more

Ukraine Has Only A Few Assault Breachers. It Lost One Near Avdiivka.

A US Marine Corps assault buster in 2013. Wikimedia Commons Ukraine has lost only a few armored vehicles in his grueling defensive battle in – and now outside—Avdiivka, a former Ukrainian stronghold just northwest of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. But a few does not mean no. And one of the losses is especially painful for … Read more

Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

13 Hours Ago Navalny’s mother accuses Russian investigators of trying to stage a secret funeral Relatives of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, Anatoly Navalny (L) and Lyudmila Navalnaya leave the IK-6 penal colony at Melekhovo, about 250 kilometres (155 miles) east of Moscow, where Alexei Navalny is jailed on June 19, 2023.  Natalia Kolesnikova | … Read more