Exclusive: Kyiv says Iranian drones used by Russia in Ukraine have various European components Iranian kamikaze drones used in the latest attacks on Ukrainian cities are filled with European components, according to a secret document sent by Kyiv to its western allies in which it appeals for long-range missiles to attack production sites in Russia,… Continue reading Revealed: Europe’s role in the making of Russia killer drones
Ukraine launched its largest drone attack on military targets across Russia since the war began, disabling several military aircraft in a strike on the Pskov air base, as Moscow unleashed the most sustained missile barrage on the Ukrainian capital in months. While Ukraine lacks the long-range cruise and ballistic missiles that Russia frequently fires into… Continue reading Ukrainian Drones Strike Deep Inside Russia, Hitting Military Airfield, Other Targets
Russia’s FSB arrests man, 64, on suspicion of killing Stanislav Rzhitsky, who was accused by Ukraine of deadly strikes in war A senior Russian draft officer and former submarine commander accused by Ukraine of deadly strikes on its territory has been shot dead while jogging in the southern Russian city of Krasnodar. Stanislav Rzhitsky, 42, was… Continue reading Russian ex-submarine commander shot dead while running in park
ODESA, Ukraine—Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he was now ready to launch a long-awaited counteroffensive but tempered a forecast of success with a warning: It could take some time and come at a heavy cost. “We strongly believe that we will succeed,” Zelensky said in an interview in this southern port city as his country’s military… Continue reading Ukraine’s Zelensky: We Are Ready for Counteroffensive
With an aim to end the Russia-Ukraine war, French President Emmanuel Macron last week made a state visit to China where he appealed to President Xi Jinping to help push Russian President Vladimir Putin to the negotiating table with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelenskyy to resolve the more than one-year old conflict. The Chinese President… Continue reading Ukraine war: Will Xi ever want Putin to end fight against Kiev?
The French president hopes Beijing can be useful in pressing Russia to end the war in Ukraine. How exactly is not clear. President Emmanuel Macron of France arrives in Beijing on Wednesday determined to carve out a distinct role for Europe that avoids America’s confrontation with an assertive China, and convinced that there is a… Continue reading Can China Make Peace in Ukraine? Macron Isn’t Saying No.
China urges peace talks in Ukraine, Moscow backs Beijing on Taiwan TOKYO — Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a joint statement calling for deeper bilateral ties following their Tuesday summit, where they discussed issues including Ukraine and Taiwan. At a joint news conference after the summit, Xi said China would… Continue reading Xi, Putin signal unity against U.S. in joint statement
Kremlin has banned Ukrainian from occupied territory schools but elsewhere language is on the rise tuck at his home in Kyiv, Mykhailo Revenko listened to the sound of loud explosions. It was March 2022. Russian troops were on the outskirts of the Ukrainian capital, their tanks on the move. The fate of his country hung… Continue reading A generational shift’: war prompts Ukrainians to embrace their language
Pakistan doing what it does best: Running with the hares and hunting with the hounds Pakistan is a master of the duplicitous game. It is directly responsible for deaths of many Russians and Americans; firstly, during its support of the US led proxy war in Afghanistan in the 1980s, it was the conduit for training,… Continue reading Pakistan – Russia Oil Deal: Backstabbers hoping to buy cheap Russian oil amidst economic crisis
Volodymyr Zelenskiy will use Biden invitation to bolster alliance as some in US criticise huge aid packages for Ukraine war A few months ago Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s aides were adamant. The president would not go abroad until Russia was defeated. In the days after Vladimir Putin’s February invasion, as Russian tanks rolled towards Kyiv, Zelenskiy refused… Continue reading Zelenskiy’s US visit to counter emerging opposition to support for Ukraine