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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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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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Russia-Ukraine war live: EU to set up centre to prosecute crimes

EU says international centre for prosecution of crimes in Ukraine will be set up in The Hague The head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, has announced that an international centre for the prosecution of crimes in Ukraine will be set up in The Hague. Von der Leyen is in Kyiv, where she […]

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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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Learning Lessons from Ukraine: Is Defense Dominant? – War on the

Melanie, Chris, and Zack debate Frank Hoffman’s recent article in War on the Rocks about the broader implications of Russia’s war in Ukraine. They discuss whether defensive systems are dominant and how long Russia will take to recapitalize its forces, as well as what this means for future conflicts and U.S. posture globally. Chris warns […]

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Russia has committed more than 65,000 war crimes in Ukraine,

War crime prosecutor of Kharkiv Oblast stands with forensic technician and policeman at the site of a mass burial in a forest during exhumation on September 16, 2022 in Izium, Ukraine. Yevhenii Zavhorodnii | Global Images Ukraine | Getty Images News | Getty Images WASHINGTON – Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Andriy Kostin said Wednesday that regional […]

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Ukraine is using Palantir’s software for ‘targeting,’ CEO says

PALO ALTO, Calif. Feb 1 (Reuters) – Data analytics company Palantir (PLTR.N) is “responsible for most of the targeting in Ukraine,” Chief Executive Alex Karp said Wednesday, elaborating on the U.S. company’s work with Kyiv since Russia’s invasion last year. Its software helps Ukraine target, for instance, tanks and artillery, a Palantir spokesperson said. The […]

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Ukraine mourns athlete-soldier amid opposition to Russians at

Ukrainian athlete killed in Russian invasion IOC opens door to Russian participation as neutrals in 2024 Ukraine, Latvia threaten boycott of Games LETYCHIV, Ukraine, Feb 1 (Reuters) – Family and friends of Ukrainian decathlete Volodymyr Androshchuk bid farewell on Wednesday to the promising sportsman turned soldier killed in combat with Russia, weeping as they lined […]