Ukraine accuses ex-MP arms dealer of ‘corruption’ — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Ukraine accuses ex-MP arms dealer of ‘corruption’ — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link President Vladimir Zelensky’s government has arrested former MP Sergey Pashinsky and charged him with defrauding the state, the New York Times has reported. The charges are not related to Pashinsky’s arms dealing business, but he said they have harmed his effort to get weapons for Kiev’s forces. Pashinsky and five other men were […]

Pentagon pondering $4 billion Ukraine arms supply – CNN — RT World News

Pentagon pondering $4 billion Ukraine arms supply – CNN — RT World News

Source link A $60 billion aid package for Kiev faces gridlock in Congress amid Republican opposition The US military is considering whether to draw on its last remaining funds allocated for Ukraine, even with no assurances the money will be replaced by lawmakers amid fierce debate over renewed aid, multiple officials told CNN. While the […]

Half of Western arms arrive late – Ukrainian defense chief — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Half of Western arms arrive late – Ukrainian defense chief — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Rustem Umerov has complained that delayed weapons deliveries are to blame for battlefield losses Ukrainian Defense Minister Rustem Umerov has said that continuing delays in weapons deliveries from Kiev’s Western backers are playing a major role in the loss of troops and ground. “At the moment, commitment doesn’t constitute delivery,” Umerov said on […]

Germany still undecided on long-range arms for Ukraine – FM — RT World News

Germany still undecided on long-range arms for Ukraine – FM — RT World News

Source link Berlin has for months resisted calls to send Taurus missiles to Kiev, fearing it could trigger an escalation German policymakers are still debating whether Berlin should supply Ukraine with long-range weapons such as Taurus missiles that Kiev has been demanding for months, Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock has said. Speaking at a meeting with […]

‘Barbaric attack using Western arms’ – Moscow decries Ukrainian shelling of Donetsk — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

‘Barbaric attack using Western arms’ – Moscow decries Ukrainian shelling of Donetsk — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link The US and its allies are pushing Kiev towards increasingly reckless steps, Russia’s foreign ministry has said The shelling of the Russian city of Donetsk, which has claimed the lives of at least 25 civilians and wounded 20 others, is “a barbaric terrorist act” carried out by Ukraine with the support of the […]

NATO state urges ‘no restrictions’ on arms to Ukraine — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

NATO state urges ‘no restrictions’ on arms to Ukraine — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Officials in Kiev have argued that strikes deep inside Russia are the best way to defend their nation Western donors should not tell Ukraine how it can use the weapons provided to it, Estonian President Alar Karis argued on Thursday, as he touted his nation’s record of arming Kiev against Russia. The US […]

Britain’s arms stockpile reduced to ‘nothing’ – The Times   — RT World News

Britain’s arms stockpile reduced to ‘nothing’ – The Times   — RT World News

Source link The paper quoted an unnamed Ukrainian source as saying London is now mostly persuading other nations to donate their arms to Kiev Britain’s weapons stockpiles have been nearly completely emptied out by almost two years of deliveries to Ukraine, The Times has claimed. The British newspaper also reported that the UK, together with […]

‘Russia stopped us from buying fighter jets’ – Ukrainian arms firm — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

‘Russia stopped us from buying fighter jets’ – Ukrainian arms firm — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link The CEO of Ukrainian Armored Technology has complained about Moscow’s foreign interference Vladislav Belbas, the CEO of a controversial private firm that helps Ukraine procure weapons in foreign markets, has lamented that Russia was able to derail its bid to buy fighter jets. The company, Ukrainian Armored Technology, was identified by The New […]

US approves emergency sale of arms to Israel — RT World News

US approves emergency sale of arms to Israel — RT World News

Source link The Biden administration has bypassed Congress to provide tank ammunition for West Jerusalem’s war against Hamas US President Joe Biden’s administration has circumvented congressional authority over military aid to Israel by granting emergency approval for selling $106.5 million of tank ammunition needed for West Jerusalem’s escalating war effort against Hamas in the Gaza […]

Biden pushing $500 million arms sale to Israel – Reuters — RT World News

Biden pushing $500 million arms sale to Israel – Reuters — RT World News

Source link The White House is reportedly weighing whether to fast-track thousands of munitions under emergency powers US President Joe Biden is quietly urging lawmakers to approve the sale of 45,000 tank shells to Israel, Reuters reported, noting that the deal is facing scrutiny amid growing concerns about civilian casualties in Gaza. Worth over $500 […]

NATO nation president vetoes arms shipment to Ukraine — RT World News

NATO nation president vetoes arms shipment to Ukraine — RT World News

Source link Kiev was about to get old armored personnel carriers from Bulgaria under a deal approved by MPs last month Bulgaria’s president, Rumen Radev, vetoed a deal between Sofia and Kiev that would have seen armored personnel carriers (APCs) delivered to Kiev on Monday. He maintained that the military equipment could be better used […]