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Germany’s Leopard 2 tanks ‘critical to victory’, says Ukrainian

Ukraine is set to receive German-made main battle tanks from Berlin in what could prove “critical to Ukrainian victory” against Russia. Reports emerged on Tuesday night that Mr Scholz would be announcing Germany’s intentions to send a company of the Leopard 2 tanks on Wednesday during an address to Parliament. The information was leaked by […]

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Ukrainian officials dismissed in Zelenskiy’s biggest shake-up of

Kyiv: President in tune with society after graft allegations Graft battle key to Western support, bid for EU accession KYIV, Jan 24 (Reuters) – A slew of senior officials were dismissed on Tuesday in Ukraine’s biggest political shake-up of the war so far that Kyiv said showed President Volodymyr Zelenskiy was in tune with his […]

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Ukrainian community walk in Philadelphia for Unity Day

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — As the war in Ukraine continues, in Philadelphia, immigrants from that country along with others walked for unity Sunday. From the Philadelphia Art Museum through Love Park, a sea of blue and yellow filled the streets as the Ukrainian community came together for Unity Day. “Ukraine was divided and had belonged to […]

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Briton tells how unit liberated Ukrainian city of Kherson

A former British soldier fighting in Ukraine has recalled what it was like liberating the city of Kherson from Russian forces as local people ran to greet him with “tears pouring down their cheeks”. Christopher Perryman, 38, from Durham, has been operating as a sniper on the frontline fighting with a unit of foreign fighters […]

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With a Russian offensive looming, Ukrainian officials battle to

Pripyat, Ukraine CNN  —  A few kilometers from the Belarus border, Ukrainian forces are training for what they expect to be a brutal spring. Ageing T-72 tanks – some twice the age of their crews – fire off rounds into the mist, while ground troops practise storming abandoned buildings. Some of the training takes place […]

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Ukrainian Crews Will Be In Britain ‘Soon’ For Training On

The European Union’s special envoy for the Kosovo-Serbia dialogue led a delegation of Western envoys to Pristina and Belgrade on January 20 as part of a push by the EU and the United States to spur the process of normalization between them. Miroslav Lajcak said he was encouraged by what he heard, but it was […]

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Ukrainian Paratroopers Prefer Their Speedy T-80BV Tanks

A Ukrainian 25th Airborne Brigade T-80BV in combat around Kharkiv. Ukrainian army capture Pressure is mounting on the German government to sign off on various European countries’ proposals to donate German-made Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. But German officials told The Wall Street Journal they wouldn’t approve the Leopard 2s unless U.S. officials agreed to […]

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Underground resistance: Dads from front-line Ukrainian city build

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. KYIV — Before Russia’s full-scale invasion, Oleksandr Chyrva, a 33-year-old entrepreneur from the city of Kharkiv in eastern Ukraine, produced designer grills with his former classmate Oleksiy Suslin and business partner Timur Feizulaiev. Now this trio of entrepreneurial dads are turning their metalworking know-how […]

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Ukrainian presidential adviser resigns over Dnipro missile attack

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda. left, and Lithuania’s President Gitanas Nauseda take part in World Economic Forum (WEF) session “In Defence of Europe”, in Davos, Switzerland, on January 17. (Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters) The leaders of Poland and Lithuania said they are optimistic that Germany will authorize the export of Leopard tanks to Ukraine, as business tycoons and policymakers came together […]

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Ukrainian troops on the frontline plead for more Western tanks

After Britain and Germany each pledged to send a small number of tanks, battle-hardened commanders defending the key eastern city of Bakhmut said better equipment was now absolutely essential if they are to be able to beat back Kremlin forces. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak this week honoured his pledge to support Ukraine by sending additional […]