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Russia’s war in Ukraine
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Russia’s war in Ukraine

Russia unleashed a new round of missiles toward Kyiv and other Ukrainian cities Thursday just hours after Germany and the US announced plans to send modern tanks to the country. Ukraine said Moscow fired 70 missiles aimed at energy facilities and at least 11 people were killed across the country. Emergency power outages were imposed in some regions. The Kremlin warned that it sees the delivery of Western battle tanks to Ukraine as "direct involvement" in the conflict. Meanwhile, the US designated Russia's Wagner Group as a significant transnational criminal organization and imposed sanctions against its network. [...]Continue reading on www.cnn.com
Ukraine hit by Russian missiles day after West’s offer of tanks
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Ukraine hit by Russian missiles day after West’s offer of tanks

The aftermath of a Russian strike was seen on Thursday in the town of Hlevakha, outside Kyiv By James Waterhouse and Marita MoloneyBBC News, Kyiv and London Russia launched a wave of missiles at Ukraine on Thursday, a day after Germany and the US pledged tanks to aid Kyiv's fight against the invasion. Eleven people died and 11 others were injured after 35 buildings were struck across several regions, the state's emergency service said.It added the worst damage to residential buildings was in the Kyiv region.Officials also reported strikes on two energy facilities in the Odesa region.The barrage came [...]Continue reading on www.bbc.com
Russian propaganda responds to German tank deployment to Ukraine: ‘Nazis,’ ‘swastikas’ and talk of World War III
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Russian propaganda responds to German tank deployment to Ukraine: ‘Nazis,’ ‘swastikas’ and talk of World War III

Bree Linville; Picture Alliance/ Pituk Loonhong/ Getty ImagesNews of the tank deployments sparks an ugly wave of propaganda from Moscow.When the news came that German and American tanks would be headed to Ukraine, Russia responded in a variety of ways. The Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov called the deployment a “losing scheme” and said the tanks would “go up in flames.” Russian lawmakers and diplomats reacted with a mix of defiance (the tanks won’t hurt us) to warnings (the Russian ambassador to Germany issued a statement calling Berlin’s decision “highly dangerous”; its envoy to the U.S. called it “a blatant [...]Continue reading on www.grid.news
Thursday, January 26. Russia’s War On Ukraine: Daily News And Information From Ukraine
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Thursday, January 26. Russia’s War On Ukraine: Daily News And Information From Ukraine

Halina Panasian, 69, reacts inside her destroyed house after a Russian rocket attack in Hlevakha, ... [+] Copyright 2023 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. Dispatches from Ukraine. Day 337. As Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues and the war rages on, reliable sources of information are critical. Forbes gathers information and provides updates on the situation. By Daria Dzysiuk. National. Eleven were killed and eleven more were wounded in a rocket barrage on Ukraine today, State Emergency Service press officer Oleksander Khorunzhyy announced on the TV news. Overall, 11 Ukrainian regions were targeted, two fires [...]Continue reading on www.forbes.com
In Wave of Strikes, Russian Missiles Kill 12 Across Ukraine
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In Wave of Strikes, Russian Missiles Kill 12 Across Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine — Russia fired dozens of missiles at Ukrainian cities on Thursday, piercing snow clouds and air defenses to kill at least 12 people across the country, in the Kremlin’s campaign to punish civilians while its army fights in Ukraine’s east.The wave of strikes came a day after Germany and the United States pledged to send dozens of battle tanks to Ukraine, a significant step up in Western military support. Ukraine managed to shoot down 47 of the 55 missiles, according to its Air Force command, including 20 in the area around the capital, Kyiv.But a variety of [...]Continue reading on www.nytimes.com
Ukraine comes under Russian missile onslaught after securing tanks from allies
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Ukraine comes under Russian missile onslaught after securing tanks from allies

Russia targets regions across Ukraine Russian attacks cause energy shortages - Zelenskiy U.S. designates Wagner mercenary group a criminal organisation KYIV, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Russia pounded Ukraine with missiles and drones, killing at least 11 people, according to officials, after Western allies promised to supply tanks to help Ukraine fight Russia's invasion.Air raid alarms sounded across Ukraine on Thursday as people headed to work. In the capital, Kyiv, crowds took cover in underground metro stations."Not a single room is left intact, everything got hit," said Halyna Panosyan, 67, surveying twisted sheets of corrugated metal, crumpled masonry and a [...]Continue reading on www.reuters.com
How a Belarus invasion could turn the Ukraine war
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How a Belarus invasion could turn the Ukraine war

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko pose on a yacht during a trip on the Black Sea on May 29, 2021. Photo: Sputnik / Sergei Ilyin The government of Belarus, which during the past three years has moved politically ever closer to Russia, is under pressure from Moscow to deepen its involvement in the Russian war on Ukraine.At issue is whether Belarus’s President-for-life Alexander Lukashenko will let Moscow’s armed forces launch from his country an assault on Kiev, Ukraine’s capital.Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to overrun the city. A drive on it would be part [...]Continue reading on asiatimes.com
Military tech is racing towards a dangerous AI future, and Russia’s war in Ukraine is paving the way, drone experts say
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Military tech is racing towards a dangerous AI future, and Russia’s war in Ukraine is paving the way, drone experts say

A Ukrainian soldier watches a drone feed from an underground command center in Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine, December 25, 2022. The war in Ukraine has set the stage for the unprecedented applications of autonomous drones in warfare. The increasing ability for drones to fight autonomously is raising serious ethical questions. Two drone experts spoke about freewheeling AI development and what it could mean for the future. Top editors give you the stories you want — delivered right to your inbox each weekday. Something is loading. Thanks for signing up!Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed while you're on [...]Continue reading on www.businessinsider.com
Russia-Ukraine war at a glance: what we know on day 338 of the invasion
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Russia-Ukraine war at a glance: what we know on day 338 of the invasion

Russian missiles kill 11 people in Ukraine; Russia declares news outlet Meduza an ‘undersirable organisation’ The damaged windscreen of car after the morning missile strike on 26 January 2023 in Kyiv, Ukraine. Ukrainian civilians raced for cover on Thursday as Russia fired a barrage of missiles and drones across the country, killing at least 11 people , a day after Kyiv won pledges of battlefield tanks to combat Moscow’s invasion from western countries. Ukrainian government officials who shirk their duties during wartime will be quickly removed, a top aide to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday amid a [...]Continue reading on www.theguardian.com
Latest Developments in Ukraine: Jan. 26
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Latest Developments in Ukraine: Jan. 26

A woman walks by a destroyed Russian tank put on display in a street in central Kyiv, Ukraine, Jan. 25, 2023. For full coverage of the crisis in Ukraine, visit Flashpoint Ukraine . The latest developments in Russia’s war on Ukraine. All times EST . 10 p.m.: Canada will send four Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine, Canadian Defense Minister Anita Anand said Thursday, according to Reuters, after Germany this week allowed other countries to reexport the German-built tank."This donation, combined with the contributions of allies and partners, will significantly help the armed forces of Ukraine" in their [...]Continue reading on www.voanews.com
First Thing: Russia retaliates with mass missile attack on Ukraine after tanks promise
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First Thing: Russia retaliates with mass missile attack on Ukraine after tanks promise

Sending tanks is seen as growing ‘direct involvement in the conflict’ from US and Nato, Kremlin says. Plus, how did America’s eggs get absurdly expensive? People take shelter inside a metro station during massive Russian missile attacks in Kyiv on Wednesday night. Good morning.Huge explosions shook Kyiv and sirens sounded across Ukraine on Thursday morning during a mass missile attack 24 hours after commitments were made by the US and Germany to send advanced battle tanks. There were reports of at least one person killed in the capital, Kyiv.Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov has this morning said that Moscow views [...]Continue reading on www.theguardian.com
Russian missile, drone strikes kill 11 in Ukraine, damage energy infrastructure
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Russian missile, drone strikes kill 11 in Ukraine, damage energy infrastructure

Ukraine's capital was the target of renewed Russian missile strikes on Thursday morning. Russia has sent Ukrainians racing for cover with drone attacks and a rush-hour missile barrage, killing 11 people, the day after Kyiv secured Western pledges of dozens of modern battlefield tanks to try to push back the Russian invasion. Ukrainian officials say Russian drone and missile attacks killed 11 people and wounded 11 more Ukraine's military says it shot down all 24 drones sent overnight by Russia, and 47 of 55 missiles The attacks came the day after Kyiv secured Western pledges of modern battlefield tanks [...]Continue reading on www.abc.net.au
How Russia loses allies amid the war in Ukraine
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How Russia loses allies amid the war in Ukraine

Setbacks in the Kremlin’s campaign are causing regional supporters to think twice about the Eurasian military alliance. Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) with Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan and other regional leaders before a meeting of the Collective Security Council on 23 November 2022 (Vladimir Smirnov/TASS/kremlin.ru)Russia continues to lose influence around the world, above all in the post-Soviet space. The Russian-dominated Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) seems to be the last instrument available to the Kremlin to preserve at least some of the allies in Moscow’s geopolitical orbit. But does the CSTO have a future?Belarus [...]Continue reading on www.lowyinstitute.org
Russia-Ukraine war live: Russian missile strikes rock Kyiv as West mulls sending tanks to Ukraine
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Russia-Ukraine war live: Russian missile strikes rock Kyiv as West mulls sending tanks to Ukraine

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Russia reacts to US, Germany tank deliveries to Ukraine: ‘Direct involvement in the conflict’
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Russia reacts to US, Germany tank deliveries to Ukraine: ‘Direct involvement in the conflict’

Russia responded Thursday for the first time regarding the decision by President Biden to send Abrams M1 tanks to Ukraine, accusing it of "direct involvement in the conflict."During his Wednesday announcement, Biden said the shipment of tanks that he classified as the "most capable tanks in the world" were not "an offensive threat to Russia."However, Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov clapped back at that, saying, "There are constant statements from European capitals and Washington that the sending of various weapons systems to Ukraine, including tanks, in no way signifies the involvement of these countries or the alliance in hostilities in [...]Continue reading on www.foxnews.com
Manpower will be crucial for Russia to mount a spring offensive
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Manpower will be crucial for Russia to mount a spring offensive

Russia has already suffered staggering losses, estimating 180,000 Russian soldiers have been killed or wounded in Ukraine since February | Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP via Getty images Jamie Dettmer is opinion editor at POLITICO Europe. It appears it’s only a matter of time before the Kremlin orders another draft to replenish its depleted ranks and make up for the battlefield failings of its command.This week, Norway’s army chief said Russia has already suffered staggering losses, estimating 180,000 Russian soldiers have been killed or wounded in Ukraine since February — a figure much higher than American estimates, as General Mark Milley, chairman [...]Continue reading on www.politico.eu
Russia-Ukraine updates: 11 killed in missile attacks, says Kyiv
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Russia-Ukraine updates: 11 killed in missile attacks, says Kyiv

Russia’s war in Ukraine has killed tens of thousands of people, driven millions from their homes and reduced vast swathes of the country to rubble [Roman Hrytsyna/AP] This blog is now closed, thanks for joining us. These were the updates on the Russia-Ukraine war on Thursday, January 26. Trump criticises Biden over sending tanks to Ukraine Former US President Donald Trump has slammed the decision to send top-of-the-line tanks to Ukraine, calling the effort to repel the Russian invasion a “crazy war”. In his latest criticism of aid to Ukraine, Trump said that sending the Abrams M1 tanks amounts [...]Continue reading on www.aljazeera.com
Countering the Wagner Group and Degrading Russia’s War Efforts in Ukraine
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Countering the Wagner Group and Degrading Russia’s War Efforts in Ukraine

The United States is sanctioning individuals and entities linked to Russia’s para-military Wagner Group and its head, Yevgeniy Prigozhin – including its key infrastructure and associated front companies, its battlefield operations in Ukraine, producers of Russia’s weapons, and those administering Russia-occupied areas of Ukraine. This action supports our goal to degrade Moscow’s capacity to wage war against Ukraine, to promote accountability for those responsible for Russia’s war of aggression and associated abuses, and to place further pressure on Russia’s defense sector.In November 2022, the Department of State designated the Wagner Group pursuant to E.O. 14024 for operating in the [...]Continue reading on www.state.gov
Russia plays down West’s move on tanks, attacks Ukraine anew
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Russia plays down West’s move on tanks, attacks Ukraine anew

From Washington to Berlin to Kyiv, a Western decision to send battle tanks to Ukraine was hailed enthusiastically. Moscow first shrugged it off — and later launched a new barrage of attacks.The Kremlin has previously warned that such tank deliveries would be a dangerous escalation of the conflict in Ukraine, and it has strongly denounced the watershed move by Germany and the United States to send the heavy weaponry to its foe.But it insists the new armor won’t stop Russia from achieving its goals in Ukraine.“The potential it gives to the Ukrainian armed forces is clearly exaggerated,” Kremlin spokesman [...]Continue reading on apnews.com
Russia Launches Missile Strikes at Targets Across Ukraine
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Russia Launches Missile Strikes at Targets Across Ukraine

Video player loading KYIV, Ukraine — Russia launched several volleys of missiles at Ukraine on Thursday, with strikes reported across the country killing at least 11 people, the authorities said.The wave of strikes came a day after Germany and the United States pledged to send dozens of battle tanks to Ukraine, a significant step up in Western military support. Large booms shook the capital, Kyiv, at about 10 a.m. local time. Russia fired 55 missiles at targets across the country, with 47 shot down, Ukraine’s Air Force command said.Ukraine’s State Emergency Service said that 11 people were killed in [...]Continue reading on www.nytimes.com