WASHINGTON — The Biden administration will provide Ukraine with additional high-tech defensive weapons that are easily transportable and require little training for use against Russian tanks, armored vehicles and aircraft, according to U.S. and European officials. In remarks on Wednesday, President Biden announced $800 million in new military aid toRead More →

Scheduled for 4 p.m. today, the Prime Minister is due to meet virtually with Mr Biden, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, French President Emmanuel Macron, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, Polish President Andrzej Duda and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. EU and NATO leaders are also expected to join the talks.Read More →

Ukraine should “consolidate its strength” and join NATO, says soldier The exercises were confirmed by Ukrainian TV Dom. Ukraine, which is seeking to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), has received a series of consignments of US ammunition and Javelin missiles since 2018, drawing criticism from Moscow. Kiev accusesRead More →

Moscow sent the bombers on a “training” mission over Belarus. Russian nuclear-capable long-range bombers patrolled the skies over Belarus. The move reinforces the close defense ties between the two allies, as tensions with the West escalate. The Russian Defense Ministry announced yesterday that two Tu-22M3 planes flew a four-hour missionRead More →

After years of undeclared war in the eastern Donbass region, this week has seen the risk of a full-fledged confrontation between Russia and Ukraine increasing, which threatens to involve Ukraine’s military intelligence chief. NATO Kyrylo Budanov warned the Military Times that over the weekend Russia “had more than 92,000 troopsRead More →

The enormous and menacing concentration of Russian troops on the borders with Ukraine and in annexed Crimea was best seen from space. This is probably why it has been noticed all over the world. Hundreds of tanks and planes, more than 120,000 troops from all over the Russian Federation haveRead More →

World War I saw empires collapse, and among these was the Russian empire of Tsar Nicholas II. When Nicholas declared war on Germany and Austria-Hungary in July 1914, he was the absolute ruler of a kingdom of nearly 150 million people stretching from central Europe to the Pacific and theRead More →

In issuing a notice to the US carrier over the weekend, the FAA warned against flying over the Russian-Ukrainian border due to flight safety risks. They noted “escalating regional tensions between Russia and Ukraine, which could potentially lead to no-notice cross-border skirmishes, increased military activity and/or conflict.” US civilian flightsRead More →

Moscow is conducting aerial exercises involving missile launches and bomber movements over the disputed region. Currently, 50 Russian fighters, bombers and attack aircraft are taking part in “exercises over the Black Sea”. A report by Russia’s independent Interfax news agency said war games organized by Moscow are likely to heightenRead More →

Russia: expert discusses tensions with Ukraine The troubled country’s foreign minister was joined by his counterparts from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia – all NATO allies – in strongly condemning Russia’s military escalation in eastern Russia Ukraine. Dmytro Kuleba’s warning came after the United States turned around by sending two warshipsRead More →