Biden’s ancestor court-martialed for stabbing fellow soldier – WaPo — RT World News

Biden’s ancestor court-martialed for stabbing fellow soldier – WaPo — RT World News

Source link Historic records reportedly show that the US president’s great-great-grandfather was sent behind bars and then pardoned by Lincoln Newly discovered government documents have reportedly shown that an ancestor of US President Joe Biden was pardoned by Abraham Lincoln after being court-martialed for stabbing a fellow Union Army employee during the Civil War. President […]

Ukraine has frontline soldier shortage – WaPo — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Ukraine has frontline soldier shortage – WaPo — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Many units are understrength and dealing with low morale, field commanders have said The Ukrainian Army is facing a “critical” deficit of troops, driving fears that its front may soon collapse, the Washington Post reported on Thursday, citing recent interviews with several officers. While weapons and ammunition are also scarce – one newly […]

Top US general was secretly involved in Yemen war – WaPo — RT World News

Top US general was secretly involved in Yemen war – WaPo — RT World News

Source link Jim ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis advised the UAE government after retiring from the Marines Retired US Marine General James Mattis was hired in 2015 to advise the United Arab Emirates about the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday. Mattis did not publicly disclose the gig when he became secretary of […]

Zelensky informs US of plans to fire top general – WaPo — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Zelensky informs US of plans to fire top general – WaPo — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link A rift between the Ukrainian president and Valery Zaluzhny has grown since last summer’s failed counteroffensive against Russia Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky’s administration has informed the White House that the decision has been made to fire the head of the army, General Valery Zaluzhny, the Washington Post revealed on Friday. A major rift […]

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 […]

‘Desperation’ of Ukrainian leadership hard to ignore – WaPo — RT World News

‘Desperation’ of Ukrainian leadership hard to ignore – WaPo — RT World News

Source link The West may have already squandered its best chance to enable Kiev to win back territories lost to Russia, the newspaper has said The leadership in Ukraine is losing hope of success in the conflict with Russia amid waning Western support and a lack of battlefield achievements, the Washington Post has said. Kiev […]

US preparing for ‘sustained’ Yemen bombing campaign – WaPo — RT World News

US preparing for ‘sustained’ Yemen bombing campaign – WaPo — RT World News

Source link It’s unclear when Houthi military capabilities will be sufficiently damaged, officials have told the paper The US is preparing for a “sustained” bombing campaign in Yemen after ten days of airstrikes failed to undermine the ability of Houthi fighters to target ships in the Red Sea, the Washington Post has reported, citing unnamed […]

Obama sending election warnings to Biden – WaPo — RT World News

Obama sending election warnings to Biden – WaPo — RT World News

Source link The ex-president is worried that the Democrat’s campaign is not flexible enough for the increasingly heated race Former US President Barack Obama has urged Biden’s advisers to bolster the reelection campaign by engaging top-level decision-makers or empowering those already in place in the headquarters amid the lackluster voter approval that may see Donald Trump […]

US assistance met with ‘tepid gratitude’ in Kiev – WaPo — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

US assistance met with ‘tepid gratitude’ in Kiev – WaPo — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link A senior Ukrainian MP believes that a new $250 million package will not be enough to change the battlefield situation The latest US assistance package for Ukraine has been met with “tepid gratitude” in Kiev, as the White House struggles to persuade Congress to approve additional funding for the embattled nation, the Washington […]

Ukraine facing acute ammunition shortage – WaPo — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Ukraine facing acute ammunition shortage – WaPo — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Some gunners say they fire only 10-20 shells a day, down from 50 earlier, according to the report The Ukrainian army is facing an acute shortage of ammunition, hampering its offensive operations while Russia does not seem to have the same problem, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing troops deployed on the […]

Israel used US-made white phosphorus munitions in Lebanon attack – WaPo — RT World News

Israel used US-made white phosphorus munitions in Lebanon attack – WaPo — RT World News

Source link The White House found the report “concerning,” while Amnesty International has called the incident a potential war crime Israel used controversial US-provided white phosphorus munitions to attack Dheira, a small village in southern Lebanon, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing its own analysis of shell fragments recovered from the scene. The incident […]

Ukraine struggling to find fresh conscripts – WaPo — RT World News

Ukraine struggling to find fresh conscripts – WaPo — RT World News

Source link Kiev is reportedly beefing up border controls as dozens of desperate men are trying to illegally leave the country daily Ukraine is facing a dwindling pool of new conscripts as its military is “running out” of career soldiers, the Washington Post has reported. The newspaper noted that Kiev has considerably tightened controls on […]