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Ukraine would have freed Kherson faster without Scholz

Kyiv has been pleading with Berlin for tanks since June, and would have liberated the Russian-occupied region of Kherson much more quickly had Chancellor Olaf Scholz agreed to provide them sooner, a Ukrainian MP has said. Inna Sovsun also said while a US decision to provide her country with tanks was most welcome, it would […]

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Ukraine warns Putin is plotting ‘maximum escalation’ of war

Oleksiy Danilov, secretary of the National Security and Defence Council, said Moscow is “obsessed” with dates and would be focusing on February 24, the day the 70-year-old Russian leader began his so-called “special military operation”. The warning comes as his forces try desperately to secure more territory before Western battle tanks arrive in Ukraine. Mr […]

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Putin using nuclear weapons over Ukraine is ‘vanishingly

Boris Johnson has dismissed concerns that Vladimir Putin would use nuclear weapons as a result of the west helping to arm Ukraine in its war against the Russian invasion. It came as he gave an exclusive interview to Talk TV and again pushed for Britain and NATO allies to send President Zelensky’s troops more weapons […]

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Ukraine swerves energy meltdown despite Putin’s bombardment

A corruption scandal that has rocked Ukraine has not impacted energy repairs as Russian strikes continue to rain down on the country, Express.co.uk has been told. Ukraine has been subjected to missile barrages in brutal Russian offensives targeting critical energy infrastructure. The attacks have previously plunged entire cities into darkness in blackouts lasting hours and […]

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US to send Ukraine longer-range bombs in latest turnaround

Tara Copp, Matthew Lee and Lolita C. Baldor Washington – After months of agonizing, the U.S has agreed to send longer-range bombs to Ukraine as it prepares to launch a spring offensive to retake territory Russia captured last year, U.S. officials said Thursday, confirming that the new weapons will have roughly double the range of […]

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Ukraine war: 80 years on, we are facing German tanks again –

“Those who hope to defeat Russia on the battlefield do not understand, it seems, that a modern war with Russia will be very different for them,” the 70-year-old leader said. “We are not sending our tanks to their borders, but we have the means to respond. It won’t be limited to the use of armoured […]

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‘No Magic Wand’ in Ukraine War, Says UK’s Wallace on Question of

PORTSMOUTH, England (Reuters) – British defence minister Ben Wallace said there was “no magic wand” that could help Ukraine in its fight against Russia, when asked on Thursday about the possibility of supplying British fighter jets to be used by Ukrainian forces. Wallace did not rule out the possibility of sending jets but said fighter […]

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Even North Korea Just Noticed Russia’s War in Ukraine ‘Isn’t

Less than a week after North Korea promised to “always stand in the same trench” with Russia, it seems even Pyongyang is losing faith in Vladimir Putin’s war machine. After promising last November to help Russia rebuild bombed out parts of occupied eastern Ukraine, North Korean authorities picked out laborers to send and then even […]

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Ukraine war live updates: Race to find survivors after deadly

Top Ukrainian and U.S. officials discuss war, possible next moves by Russia Ukraine’s presidential office said Thursday that the Head of the Office of the President Andriy Yermak and Valerii Zaluzhnyi, the commander of Ukraine’s armed forces, had spoken on the phone with U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs […]

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Norway PM says oil profile to fund more aid to Ukraine

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre of Norway said Thursday that the oil-rich Scandinavian country will become one of the world’s top donors to Ukraine when his two-party center-left government presents another planned military and civilian aid package. Norway’s profits from oil will finance the additional aid, and there will be a […]