Tag: war in Ukraine

And now, Putin? Five scenarios for Ukraine

And now, Putin? Five scenarios for Ukraine

After Russian forces captured the strategic Ukrainian city of Lysychansk on Sunday and completely occupied the Lugansk region, five different options emerged, put forward by security experts, and commented on AFP. destructive progress Russian forces appear to be on their way to take full control of Donbass. After Putin’s forces take Lysychansk and Severodonetsk, “they […]

MEPs support Russia’s suspension from Interpol

MEPs support Russia’s suspension from Interpol

European Parliament © Clemens Bilan/EPA Author: Lusa The European Parliament defended this Tuesday that the European Union (EU) must work to suspend Russia from Interpol, considering Moscow’s access to data from the International Criminal Police Organization to be dangerous. The position of the MEPs is contained in a report with the recommendations of the assembly […]

Russia denounces Western weapons given to Ukraine ending up on ‘black market’

Russia denounces Western weapons given to Ukraine ending up on ‘black market’

Russia said on Tuesday that military equipment given to Ukraine by Western countries is being diverted to the black market and the Middle East, but without providing evidence of such allegations. According to Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, some of the weapons delivered to Kiev are “spreading across the Middle East and also ending up […]

Moscow denounces that Western weapons delivered to kyiv end up on the ‘black market’

Moscow denounces that Western weapons delivered to kyiv end up on the ‘black market’

The Russian minister did not present any concrete evidence to support his statements. © Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA Author: Lusa Russia said on Tuesday that military equipment delivered by Western countries to Ukraine is being shipped to the black market and the Middle East, but provided no evidence to support such allegations. According to Russian Defense […]

Pro-Russians announce Ukrainian grain exports to the Middle East

Pro-Russians announce Ukrainian grain exports to the Middle East

The largest contract was signed with Iran © Daniel Leal/AFP Author: Lusa Pro-Moscow authorities in Zaporizhia, a Ukrainian city controlled by the Russian army, announced on Tuesday a deal to export Ukrainian grain to the Middle East, days after the first multi-ton grain ship left Berdyansk port. The head of the pro-Moscow civil and military […]

Moscow accuses kyiv of torturing prisoners of war

Moscow accuses kyiv of torturing prisoners of war

© AFP Author: Lusa Russia said on Tuesday it was investigating alleged torture of Russian soldiers captured by Ukrainian forces and now freed in a prisoner swap with Ukraine. “The Russian Investigative Committee is investigating the inhumane treatment of Russian soldiers captured by Ukraine,” the powerful Russian criminal investigative body said in a statement. Russia […]

Russia says it eliminated 150 Ukrainian soldiers and military equipment in Kharkiv

Russia says it eliminated 150 Ukrainian soldiers and military equipment in Kharkiv

© AFP Author: Lusa Russia said on Tuesday it killed 150 soldiers and destroyed 12 units of military equipment of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in a high-precision weapons attack on the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said troops and military equipment from the 93rd Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian […]

Russia says invasion targets will be met despite military aid to Kiev

Russia says invasion targets will be met despite military aid to Kiev

Russian Security Council secretary Nikolai Patrushev said on Tuesday that the objectives of the “special military operation” in Ukraine will be achieved despite the “increase” in foreign military aid to the Kiev government. “Despite the US and ‘Western’ military aid to Ukraine, the increase in the supply of deadly weapons, the objectives (of the ‘operation’) […]

Moscow accuses Ukrainians of torturing Russian prisoners of war

Moscow accuses Ukrainians of torturing Russian prisoners of war

Russia said Tuesday it was investigating alleged torture of Russian soldiers captured by Ukrainian forces and now released in a prisoner exchange with Ukraine. “The Russian Commission of Inquiry is investigating the inhumane treatment of Russian soldiers captured by Ukraine,” the powerful Russian investigative body said in a statement. Russia and Ukraine have exchanged several […]

Russia says it eliminated 150 soldiers and military equipment in Kharkiv

Russia says it eliminated 150 soldiers and military equipment in Kharkiv

Russia said on Tuesday it had killed 150 soldiers and destroyed 12 units of Ukrainian military equipment in a high-precision weapons attack on the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkov. Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said troops and military equipment of the Ukrainian Army’s 93rd Mechanized Brigade had been knocked out. Konashenkov also stressed that […]

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