Tag: ammo

There are no weapons that cost Ukraine 36 million

There are no weapons that cost Ukraine 36 million

In the war against Russia, Ukraine must also deal with another enemy that risks undermining its military efforts and the sacrifice of its soldiers: corruption. Kiev authorities have uncovered a major fraud involving senior defense officials who, with the complicity of a Ukrainian company, obtained a contract worth approximately 36.4 million euros. The money was […]

Ammunition to Ukraine is a mockery: Kiev is dry, but Europe sells them to other countries

Ammunition to Ukraine is a mockery: Kiev is dry, but Europe sells them to other countries

Ukraine made this clear, and Germany confirmed it: the European Union’s promise to deliver 1 million artillery ammunition to Kiev by March is “unlikely to be kept”, which is of fundamental importance for the future of the conflict against Russia. The news is not new: Delays had been occurring for weeks in EU deliveries under […]

Ukraine remains without ammunition: EU countries cannot produce enough

Ukraine remains without ammunition: EU countries cannot produce enough

Following the stalemate in US military aid, a new milestone has marked the counter-offensive launched by Ukraine five months ago to recapture the regions occupied by Russia: Kiev’s army is in danger of running out of ammunition. The delivery of artillery shells promised by EU countries has been greatly delayed: at least a million shells […]

“So Russia bought ammunition from the USA and Europe”

“So Russia bought ammunition from the USA and Europe”

The large amount of ammunition that the Russian army continues to use is a major concern for Ukraine. Kiev demanded and received a greater commitment from Europe to procure this military material crucial to the fate of the war. But as the Brussels and EU governments set aside 1 billion euros for the Ukrainian military […]

Divisional nodes among allies in Ukraine’s counter-offensive

Divisional nodes among allies in Ukraine’s counter-offensive

According to reports from the United States, Russia’s winter offensive in the Donbass would have been a failure: more than 20,000 dead and depleted military stockpiles in the face of poor results on the ground. That is why Ukraine is ready to use the spring to launch its response: Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov assured that […]

Ammunition does not come: Ukraine is “furious” at the EU

Ammunition does not come: Ukraine is “furious” at the EU

Europe’s plan to purchase joint arms and ammunition for Ukraine is still on hold. And Kiev is beginning to show all its frustrations at a time when its army’s advance in the east of the country is experiencing alarming setbacks and the strategic city of Bakmut is in danger of capitulating under Russian fire. Ukrainian […]

Zelensky to release ammunition and aircraft at NATO summit

Zelensky to release ammunition and aircraft at NATO summit

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced that he invited Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to the NATO summit to be held in Vilnius, Lithuania on July 11 and 12. Stoltenberg added that Zelensky himself agreed to be there, as Kiev confirmed. This involvement is certainly not of purely symbolic value: leaks from the Pentagon have been […]

War industry Scams and inflated prices: the pitfalls of the arms race Even European states have plunged into the arms race, often confused. Enough to buy back the same cars at ridiculous prices after selling them.

War industry Scams and inflated prices: the pitfalls of the arms race Even European states have plunged into the arms race, often confused. Enough to buy back the same cars at ridiculous prices after selling them.

The European Peace Facility, despite its name, is the EU’s box of funds for war supplies to Ukraine. Its budget was recently increased to around 8 billion euros to allow member states to finance the shipment of ammunition to Kiev, in particular the 155 mm caliber required for heavy artillery vehicles. But there are many […]

2 billion euros from the EU for ammunition in Kiev: but there is a risk that supplies will arrive late

2 billion euros from the EU for ammunition in Kiev: but there is a risk that supplies will arrive late

Ammunition is like vaccines. The foreign ministers of the European Union gave the green light to the text that will allow the joint purchase of ammunition to supply Ukraine and replenish the stocks of member states. Representatives of governments meeting at the European Council also determined that States could jointly finance the supply of ammunition […]

“It will buy 1 billion ammunition from the EU to Ukraine”

“It will buy 1 billion ammunition from the EU to Ukraine”

After vaccinations, Europe is ready to jointly buy weapons to support Ukraine. Brussels’ plan envisages financing contracts worth one billion euros for the supply of ammunition, primarily mortars, to Kiev. This was reported by the Spanish newspaper El Pais, which cited a draft proposal that the European Commission should submit in the next few days. […]

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