Zelensky explains Avdeevka retreat — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Zelensky explains Avdeevka retreat — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Ukrainian troops are pulling back to avoid encirclement and destruction, the president has said The Ukrainian military’s decision to withdraw from the Donbass stronghold of Avdeevka under relentless Russian pressure was “absolutely logical,” President Vladimir Zelensky has said. He explained that by doing so, Kiev is avoiding heavy casualties. The announcement of the […]

Ukraine’s exiled opposition leader explains support for Russia — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Ukraine’s exiled opposition leader explains support for Russia — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Nazism must be defeated for Ukrainians to have a future, Viktor Medvedchuk has said Moscow had no choice but to react to Kiev’s rejection of the Minsk peace process and its preparations to serve as a NATO springboard, Ukraine’s former top opposition politician Viktor Medvedchuk has said. Medvedchuk was the leader of the […]

Kiev’s new top general explains frontline hardships — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Kiev’s new top general explains frontline hardships — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Aleksandr Syrsky has been branded a “butcher” for high attrition rates under his command, but is now pledging to minimize losses The conditions facing Ukrainian troops on the frontline are “very difficult and tense,” the newly appointed top military commander, Aleksandr Syrsky, acknowledged on Wednesday. The general described his impressions in a post […]

Kremlin explains why Putin spoke to Tucker Carlson — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Kremlin explains why Putin spoke to Tucker Carlson — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Moscow saw the interview as an opportunity to be heard in the West, spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said Russian President Vladimir Putin’s interview with conservative American journalist Tucker Carlson this week provided a great opportunity to make people in the West think, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said. Speaking to TASS on Saturday, […]

Russia explains target selection in new strikes on Ukraine — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Russia explains target selection in new strikes on Ukraine — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link The long-range attacks were aimed at the country’s military-industrial base and ammunition stocks, the Russian Defense Ministry has said The Russian military has conducted another wave of strikes on Ukrainian military facilities; Moscow recently accused Kiev of staging “terrorist attacks” on Donetsk and Belgorod and promised retaliation. In a statement on Tuesday, the […]

Ex-Ukrainian PM explains why Zelensky wants more troops — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Ex-Ukrainian PM explains why Zelensky wants more troops — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Kiev is looking to place everyone who is the appropriate age under arms, Nikolay Azarov says Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky is looking to mobilize another half a million men so that he could have grounds to demand more money from his Western backers, former Ukrainian Prime Minister Nikolay Azarov has argued. During his […]

Ukrainian MP explains why Kiev needs 500,000 more conscripts — RT World News

Ukrainian MP explains why Kiev needs 500,000 more conscripts — RT World News

Source link The head of the parliamentary national security committee says the number will cover losses and the need for new units The Ukrainian military needs 500,000 new conscripts to cover casualties and man new units created during the next 12 months, the secretary of Ukraine’s parliamentary national security committee, Roman Kostenko, has said. The […]

Russian MOD chief explains main military objective of 2023 — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Russian MOD chief explains main military objective of 2023 — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Moscow’s forces are now improving their position everywhere on the battlefield, Sergey Shoigu said Thwarting Ukraine’s counteroffensive was the Russian military’s main goal this year and it has been successfully fulfilled, Russia’s Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has said. You can share this story on social media: Follow RT on

African broadcasting union boss explains cooperation with RT — RT Africa

African broadcasting union boss explains cooperation with RT — RT Africa

Source link The two parties have signed an agreement that paves the way for deeper cooperation The African Union of Broadcasting (AUB) and RT have signed a memorandum envisioning cooperation between the channel and the professional body, which brings together some 53 broadcasters from across the continent. The president of the AUB, Gregoire Ndjaka, spoke […]

Russian diplomat explains what would end Ukraine conflict — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Russian diplomat explains what would end Ukraine conflict — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Talks with Kiev’s Western “puppeteers” on coexistence with Moscow will happen eventually, Rodion Miroshnik has predicted A senior Russian diplomat has commented on the Ukrainian government’s confirmation that it adheres to the directives of the West. In light of this acknowledgment, the diplomat suggested that it would be logical for Moscow to engage […]

Kremlin explains why fighter jets escorted Putin’s flight to Middle East — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Kremlin explains why fighter jets escorted Putin’s flight to Middle East — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link The region is “full of dangers” and measures have been taken to ensure the president’s safety, spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Russian Su-35S fighter jets accompanied the plane of President Vladimir Putin during his entire trip to the Middle East.  These steps were taken to protect the Russian leader in the “turbulent” region, and […]

Moscow explains why it calls Kiev government a ‘regime’ — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Moscow explains why it calls Kiev government a ‘regime’ — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link No sane administration can seriously speak about discriminating against part of its own population, Dmitry Peskov has said Moscow refers to Kiev as a “regime” because of its treatment of the Russian-speaking population in Ukraine, which it considers to be discriminatory, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in an interview published on Sunday. The […]

Iconic Israeli general explains importance of close ties with Russia  — RT World News

Iconic Israeli general explains importance of close ties with Russia  — RT World News

Source link Moscow can help avoid war with iran, a veteran air force commander told the Jerusalem Post West Jerusalem needs to maintain a good relationship with Moscow in order to keep its war on Hamas from escalating into a global conflict, retired Israeli Air Force general Israel ‘Relik’ Shafir has said. Shafir is part […]