Zelensky aide admits tactical mistakes — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Zelensky aide admits tactical mistakes — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Ukrainian leaders feel a “negative aftertaste” after the failed counteroffensive last year, Mikhail Podoliak has said Ukraine’s much-hyped summer counteroffensive ended in disappointment, Mikhail Podoliak, a senior adviser to President Zelensky, has admitted. He also lamented that Kiev continues to suffer from an ammunition shortage. Kiev launched a large-scale push to breach Russian […]

Zelensky tried to fire general who issued battlefield reality check – WaPo — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Zelensky tried to fire general who issued battlefield reality check – WaPo — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Ukraine’s top military commander reportedly warned the president on Monday that Kiev could expect heavy losses to continue in 2024 Kiev should brace itself for another year of extensive casualties, Ukraine’s top military commander Valery Zaluzhny has told President Vladimir Zelensky, according to the Washington Post. The general delivered the bleak outlook as […]

Moscow slams South American nation’s ‘rash’ decision on weapons deliveries — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Moscow slams South American nation’s ‘rash’ decision on weapons deliveries — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Ecuador must understand that sending Russian-made arms to the US violates existing agreements, the Foreign Ministry has warned Ecuador has made a “rash decision” by caving in to US demands for its old military equipment, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has said. On Tuesday, Ecuadorian President Daniel Noboa announced that his country […]

China hits out at Ukraine over ‘sponsors of war’ list – Reuters — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

China hits out at Ukraine over ‘sponsors of war’ list – Reuters — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Beijing has warned of ‘negative impacts’ as Kiev continues to target businesses that deal with Russia Beijing has demanded that Ukraine immediately remove all 14 Chinese companies from a list of businesses that Kiev has branded “international sponsors of war,” Reuters has reported. The demand comes after Beijing’s ambassador to Kiev told senior […]

Ukraine rejects ‘flying trash’ warplane donation – media — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Ukraine rejects ‘flying trash’ warplane donation – media — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Kiev severely lacks airpower and yet reportedly refused to accept two squadrons of Australia’s retired F/A-18 Hornets A senior Ukrainian Air Force official had brushed off Australian fighter-bombers as rubbish Canberra wanted to get rid of, Australian Financial Review (AFR) revealed on Tuesday. When Kiev changed its mind and asked for the planes […]

Russia changes mandatory Covid-19 vaccination rules — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Russia changes mandatory Covid-19 vaccination rules — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Health and education workers will no longer have to take regular shots against the virus The Russian Health Ministry has significantly relaxed its requirements for compulsory vaccination against Covid-19, declaring most people will no longer have to regularly take shots against the disease. The previous regulations, adopted by the ministry in 2021, demanded […]

Zelensky’s generals refuse to accept firing top commander – Bild — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Zelensky’s generals refuse to accept firing top commander – Bild — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Both potential replacements for Valery Zaluzhny have declined to take his place, the German paper has claimed Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky has been unable to fire the nation’s top general, Valery Zaluzhny, because both replacements under consideration refused the job, the tabloid Bild reported on Thursday. A host of Western and Ukrainian media […]

West refusing to cooperate with Ukrainian POW plane crash investigation – Kremlin — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

West refusing to cooperate with Ukrainian POW plane crash investigation – Kremlin — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Western nations do not want to “stumble upon themselves” as a result of an international probe, Dmitry Peskov has said The US and its allies have shown little interest in launching an international probe into last week’s crash involving a Russian aircraft that was carrying Ukrainian captives, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists […]

Americans likely part of crew that shot down Ukrainian POWs – TASS — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Americans likely part of crew that shot down Ukrainian POWs – TASS — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Russia’s Investigative Committee previously concluded that the Il-76 aircraft was destroyed with a US-made Patriot missile system American specialists may have been part of the crew that operated the US-made Patriot air defense system that shot down a Russian military aircraft carrying Ukrainian prisoners of war last week, TASS news agency reports. The […]

Biden has made Americans complicit in Ukrainian POW deaths – Moscow — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Biden has made Americans complicit in Ukrainian POW deaths – Moscow — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link The Russian Foreign Ministry has responded after investigators concluded that a downed plane carrying Kiev’s troops was hit by Patriot missiles The US and its citizens are complicit in the deaths of the Ukrainian POWs who were killed when the Russian Il-76 military aircraft transporting them was shot down by Kiev’s troops last […]

Zelensky to fire top general this week – CNN — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Zelensky to fire top general this week – CNN — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link There has been prolonged acrimony between the Ukrainian president and Valery Zaluzhny, who has led Kiev’s forces since 2021 Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky intends to fire his top general, Valery Zaluzhny, before the end of the week, CNN claimed on Wednesday citing sources familiar with the situation. The report follows similar rumors appearing […]

US pushing Ukraine to new atrocities – Moscow — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

US pushing Ukraine to new atrocities – Moscow — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Russia’s envoy to Washington has condemned the planned delivery of long-range GLSDB munitions to Kiev The US is essentially encouraging Ukraine to commit more atrocities by providing Kiev with a new shipment of long-range munitions, Anatoly Antonov, Russia’s ambassador to Washington, has said. On Wednesday, during a visit to Kiev, US Under Secretary […]

Russia to expand Ukraine’s ‘demilitarized zone’ – Putin — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Russia to expand Ukraine’s ‘demilitarized zone’ – Putin — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Moscow’s forces must ensure Kiev’s troops cannot strike Russian cities with Western longer-range weapons, the president has said Russia needs to create a large “demilitarized zone” in Ukraine, one that is big enough to ensure no longe-range weapons can strike Russian cities, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday Russian border regions have been […]

Plane carrying Ukrainian POWs was shot down by Patriot – Putin — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Plane carrying Ukrainian POWs was shot down by Patriot – Putin — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link The Russian president has said he does not understand why Kiev would attack an aircraft carrying its own servicemen Kiev’s forces used an air defense system supplied by Washington to attack a Russian aircraft carrying Ukrainian POWs for a pre-scheduled swap, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday. The attack, which took place […]