French President Emmanuel Macron was left on his lonesome by his fellow European allies after saying that the possibility of sending Western troops on the ground in Ukraine should not be “ruled out” in the future. Macron made the remarks on Feb. 26 at a gathering of 20 European heads
Key developments on Feb. 24-25: * Zelensky: 31,000 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Russia's war * Western allies reaffirm support for Ukraine on 2nd anniversary of full-scale invasion * Yermak: Ukraine could invite Russia to global peace summit in future * Budanov: Russia's goals for 2024 same as previous two years * Umerov: 'Corruption during
‘I still imagine being there:’ A trip through memories of Ukrainian cities in tatters from Russia's war
Russia’s now-10-year war against Ukraine has affected every inch of the country, but no other region has taken the brunt of Russian aggression like Ukraine's eastern Donbas region, comprised of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts. While the initial eight years of Russia's invasion only affected a handful of eastern Ukrainian
Meanwhile, since 2021 Krasnikov has been serving a life sentence for the murder of an exiled Chechen-Georgian dissident, Zelimkhan Khangoshvili, in Berlin in 2019. Investigative reports suggested that Krasnikov is an agent of Russian intelligence agencies.
Slidstvo.Info: Relatives identify bodies of 3 Ukrainian soldiers allegedly captured as POWs in Avdiivka
The relatives said the soldiers were left behind heavily wounded while the rest of the forces retreated from the Zenit strongpoint. Ukraine’s 110th Brigade neither confirmed nor denied the claim as the verification continues, according to the report.
In a video published by the Ground Forces, Ukrainian soldiers approached a group of Russian troops in a trench. One of them started to shoot and killed two Ukrainian soldiers.
The prison administration told his mother that Navalny’s body had been transferred to a nearby morgue in Salekhard, the capital of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, Yarmysh said on Feb. 17. Navalny's mother went to the morgue but she was told that they did not have the body, according to Yarmysh.
"Attempts to restore Russia's 1991 borders will lead only to one thing - a global war with Western countries with the use of our entire strategic (nuclear) arsenal against Kyiv, Berlin, London, and Washington. And against all other beautiful historic places that have long been included in the flight targets of our nuclear triad," Medvedev said in a reference to the triad of intercontinental ballistic missiles, submarine-launched ballistic missiles, and strategic bombers with nuclear weapons.
Within a few months, it will be feasible to establish production capacity for approximately 100 of these drones per month, the minister said.
“If you ask Ukrainians, they are asking us for ammunition now, artillery now. From the Danish side, we decided to donate our entire artillery,” Frederiksen said.
Viktor Demchenko, a 71-year-old Ukrainian whom Russia accused of espionage and participation in a terrorist organization, has allegedly died in pretrial detention in Russia’s Rostov region, the Memorial human rights group reported on Feb. 11.
The president said that Ukraine is working to increase the effectiveness of the mobile firing groups and to provide even more regions of Ukraine with electronic warfare systems.
National Security and Defense Council secretary said weapons supplies by Iran and North Korea changed the front-line situation.
The “20 Days in Mariupol” documentary comprised 30 hours of footage shot in Mariupol before the crew left the besieged city.
Meanwhile, the Nepali government claims only about 200 of its citizens are fighting in Ukraine on the Russian side, with at least 13 having been killed in action and four captured as prisoners of war.
Key developments on Feb. 3-4: * Military intelligence reports assassination attempt on Russian military pilot * Reshuffling Ukrainian army leadership is up to Zelensky, Sullivan says * Budanov: Ukraine sunk Russian corvette on Feb. 1 with 6 naval drones * Zelensky, Syrskyi visit front-line troops * Military: Russian sabotage group fought off near border in
Ukraine attacked Russia's Belgorod Oblast twice on Feb. 4, Belgorod Oblast Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov claimed. No casualties were reported.
The Russian missile corvette Ukraine reported to have sunk off the coast of occupied Crimea on Feb. 1 was destroyed using six naval drones, Ukrainian military intelligence (HUR) chief Kyrylo Budanov said on Feb. 4.
President Volodymyr Zelensky appointed Ivan Fedorov as the new governor of Zaporizhzhia Oblast, the President's Office announced on Feb. 4. Fedorov, the former mayor of the now-occupied city of Melitopol in Zaporizhzhia Oblast, will replace Yurii Malashko.
A Ukrainian powerlifter-turned-soldier Oleksandr Bilokon, 32, was killed in action, Ukraine’s Greco-Roman Wrestling Federation President Vadym Kisil reported on Feb. 3.
President Volodymyr Zelensky visited Ukraine’s 65th Mechanized Brigade near the front-line town of Robotyne in Zaporizhzhia Oblast on Feb. 4.
A Russian artillery strike on Toretsk, Donetsk Oblast, killed a civilian and injured two more on Feb. 4, Governor Vadym Filashkin reported.
In December of last year, the icy showers that rain down on Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk Oblast in winter caused the usual damages: falling branches severed power lines, causing electricity, water, and heating outages. Except there were fewer people to do the needed repairs. Russia’s forced mobilization campaign in
Key developments on Jan. 16: * Zelensky attends Davos forum, meets NATO, EU Commission chiefs * Ukraine's parliament votes for law to create electronic conscription registry * Ukraine amends conscription rules for military industry workers * Air Force: Downed A-50 spy plane 'serious blow' to Russia's aviation * Russia's Voronezh declares state of emergency after
Key developments on Jan. 15: * Zaluzhnyi reports Ukraine downed Russian A-50 plane and IL-22 command aircraft * Zelensky says Switzerland agrees to host Global Peace Summit * Canada shares draft plan for security assurances for Ukraine * Military intelligence reports North Korea supplying 122 mm, 152 mm shells to Russia * Russia reportedly mobilizes
Ukraine war latest: Defense Minister proposes international working group to withdraw Russian troops
Key developments on Jan. 13-14: * Russia targets regions across Ukraine in mass missile attack * Umerov proposes international working group to withdraw Russian troops from Ukraine * French foreign minister visits Kyiv * Swiss diplomat says China needs to help end Russia's war * Russian drone attack injures 4 firefighters in Kherson Oblast * Zaluzhnyi
Key developments on Jan. 10: * Russian media: Russia to start production of new glide bombs * Slovak PM decries Western strategy on Ukraine, says Russia 'also needs security guarantees' * Zelensky: Ukraine needs more modern air defense systems * Italian parliament's lower house backs prolonging military support for Ukraine * Lithuania pledges almost $220
Ukraine war latest: Russian attacks on Donetsk Oblast cut power off in 2 mines with 18 workers inside
Key developments on Jan. 7: * Energy Ministry: Russian attacks cut off power in 2 mines in Donetsk Oblast * Japan pledges $37 million for anti-drone equipment for Ukraine as FM visits Kyiv * Bild: Unidentified drones repeatedly spotted over German military bases where Ukrainians train * Air Force downs 21 of 28 attack
The NABU said in January 2023 that it had begun to investigate possible corruption in the Defense Ministry's food procurement before ZN.ua, a news site, published an investigation on the issue.
Two children have been hospitalized with shrapnel wounds after Russian forces hit the Darivka community east of Kherson, the regional prosecutor’s office reported.
Russian forces used repurposed S-300 air defense missiles to attack the Pokrovsk district.
Patriot systems have been crucial for Ukraine’s air defense in repelling Russian air attacks across the country. One Patriot interceptor missile can cost from $2 million to $4 million, according to the New York Times.