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Ukraine Strike on Russian Air-Defense Unit Shows Impact of New Weapons From West

Ukraine Strike on Russian Air-Defense Unit Shows Impact of New Weapons From West

Ukrainian forces struck an air-defense system in Russian-occupied territory in the east of the country late Tuesday, in the latest sign of how long-range artillery sent by the West is shifting the war’s calculus. Russian state news agencies reported that Ukrainian forces had launched a strike on an air-defense system protecting the skies over Luhansk, …

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Latest Russia news and the war in Ukraine

Latest Russia news and the war in Ukraine

Russians shell Kharkiv, residents told to stay indoors to avoid ‘extreme’ danger Russian troops are shelling the city of Kharkiv with multiple launch rocket systems, with local residents being urged not to go outdoors amid “extremely dangerous” conditions. Kharkiv Regional Military Administration’s Head Oleh Synyehubov issued a warning on Telegram in which he said “Russian …

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Russia beefing up operations with reinforcements in Ukraine

Russia beefing up operations with reinforcements in Ukraine

Russia is digging in for a protracted fight in Ukraine. Vladimir Putin’s forces are reinforcing its troops in Ukraine’s eastern provinces in preparation “for future offensive operations,” the UK Ministry of Defense said Saturday. “Despite President Putin’s claim on 07 July 2022 that the Russian military has ‘not even started’ its efforts in Ukraine, many …

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Russia is bringing more reserve forces close to Ukraine, UK intelligence says

Russia is bringing more reserve forces close to Ukraine, UK intelligence says

Pro-Russian separatist forces are seen in the Donetsk Oblast in eastern Ukraine on May 28, 2022. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Russia is bringing its reserve forces from all over the country closer to Ukraine to prepare for future advances, according to the UK’s Ministry of Defense. Meanwhile, Moscow says it has …

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US sending $400 million more in military aid to Ukraine

US sending $400 million more in military aid to Ukraine

WASHINGTON– The Biden administration said Friday that it will send another $400 million in military equipment to Ukraine, including four more advanced rocket systems. The weapons, said a senior defense official, will bolster Ukrainian efforts to strike deeper behind Russian frontlines in the eastern Donbas region. The aid comes as Moscow this week claimed full …

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US to send more HIMARS advanced rocket systems to Ukraine |  Russia-Ukraine war News

US to send more HIMARS advanced rocket systems to Ukraine | Russia-Ukraine war News

Advanced artillery rocket system is part of new $400m US weapons package to Ukraine, senior US defense official says. The United States will send more High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) to Ukraine as part of a new $400m weapons package, a senior defense official has said, to help Kyiv confront heavy Russian artillery bombardments. …

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Russia cheers Boris Johnson's demise as world reacts to the UK's political drama

Russia cheers Boris Johnson’s demise as world reacts to the UK’s political drama

Russia welcomed Boris Johnson’s departure from office. Justin Tallis | dpa | Getty Images LONDON — Global leaders have reacted to Boris Johnson’s resignation, with the Kremlin in particular expressing pleasure at the UK prime minister’s exit. Johnson announced Thursday that it’s time for his party to choose a new leader and, therefore, a prime …

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Putin says his Ukraine operation has hardly even started

Putin says his Ukraine operation has hardly even started

Russian President Vladimir Putin offered a warning Thursday to those hoping Russia will be defeated militarily in Ukraine: “Largely speaking, we haven’t even yet started anything in earnest.” What he’s saying: In a meeting with parliamentary leaders, Putin claimed western support for Ukraine would only prolong the war. Putin, who launched the war in February …

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Russian Soldier Breaks Down Crying, 'We Are Just Meat Here'

Russian Soldier Breaks Down Crying, ‘We Are Just Meat Here’

Nearly five months into Vladimir Putin’s “special military operation” and after myriad reports of troops resorting to desperate measures to ditch the war, Russia’s Defense Ministry on Thursday suddenly announced it was giving some soldiers in Ukraine’s Donbas a “chance to rest.” The supposed break was announced by a spokesman for the ministry to Russian …

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