Contents tagged with ATACMS

  • Ukrainian missile strikes hit Crimea

    Mikhail Razvozhaev, head of the annexed Sevastopol administration, reported a missile strike by the Ukrainian Armed Forces (AFU) on the city on Sunday, 23 June. According to him, all five "airborne targets" were successfully intercepted by air defenses, but their debris fell in the coastal area. "The number of fatalities has risen to three: we lost two children and one adult," he wrote in his latest update on Telegram at 14:38 Moscow time. Later, the Russian Ministry of Health reported that the …

  • Zelensky urges U.S. to lift restrictions on long-range missile strikes against Russia

    Speaking at a security conference in Singapore, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky expressed his gratitude to Joe Biden for allowing Ukraine to conduct strikes on Russian territory using American weaponry. However, he stated that restrictions on the use of long-range systems, such as ATACMS missiles, should also be lifted.

    "Is this (permission) sufficient? No. Why? Because, as I explained with the example of airfields from which Russia continuously fires, they feel assured that Ukraine won' …

  • Ukrainian officer foresees intense summer combat with arrival of ATACMS missiles, F-16s, and AWACS aircraft

    A Ukrainian military officer, known by the call sign "Alex", anticipates heightened combat activity this summer due to the newly received ATACMS missiles and F-16 fighters.

    Ukrainian forces operating HIMARS missile systems have been pleasantly surprised by the large volume of ammunition delivered to Ukraine, said Lieutenant Alex on his Telegram channel.

    "Everyone in HIMARS units is just shocked by the amount of missiles that have arrived in Ukraine. They say they have never seen such a …

  • Former Russia’s Nuclear Agency Chief warns of imminent strategic security collapse following Ukrainian drone strike on Russian radar station

    Former head of Roscosmos and ex-Deputy Prime Minister for the Defense Industry Dmitry Rogozin has claimed that the world is teetering on the edge of an "irreversible collapse of the strategic security of nuclear powers."

    In his post on Telegram, Rogozin has confirmed that Ukrainian forces struck a Russian early warning radar station in the Krasnodar region.

    According to the former head of Roscosmos, a Ukrainian drone targeted a "key element of the strategic nuclear forces' combat control …

  • Putin: U.S. delivery of ATACMS missiles to Ukraine is a mistake

    Russian president Vladimir Putin referred to the delivery of ATACMS missiles to Ukraine as a "mistake by the United States".  "We will of course be able to repel these attacks (referring to ATACMS missiles). War is war. What is most important is that it is fundamentally incapable of changing the situation on the contact line," he said during a press conference in China. Putin also added that the transfer of missiles to Ukraine is another "mistake by the United States", as it prolongs the " …