• Russian troops are trying to withdraw from Lyman

    The Russian troops are trying to get out of the Lyman "cauldron", said the Ukrainian journalism, Yuri Butusov.

    According to him, the Russian troops are now withdrawing from Lyman as the city is being encircled by Ukrainian Forces. Russians realize that they cannot hold on to it any longer.

    "Russian troops are fleeing from Lyman. Defensive barriers have been set up to cover the withdrawal," the journalist said.

    He added that the Russian troops are moving to a new defensive line, along the R-66 …

  • U.S. buys $2.9 billion worth of South Korean weapons for Ukraine

    South Korea will supply Ukraine with $ 2.9 billion worth of weapons, writes the newspaper Mladá fronta DNES.

    According to the newspaper, the United States will finance the deal, and the weapons will be delivered to one of the Czech defense companies, which, in turn, will hand them over to Ukraine free of charge.

    As part of the deal, Ukraine is expected to receive South Korean anti-aircraft missile systems Chiron (KP-SAM) and ammunition for them. These air defense systems are used to repel …

  • German intelligence providing Ukraine with information about locations and movement of Russian troops

    The German Federal Intelligence Service (BND) provides the Ukrainian Armed Forces with satellite data showing the positions and movements of the Russian army and also conducting analyses of combat capability and morale among Russian soldiers, reports the German newspaper Die Zeit.

    According to media reports, since May, the BND has handed over to Ukrainian intelligence more than 100 text reports and satellite images taken with the help of the Bundeswehr-owned SAR-Lupe reconnaissance satellite …

  • U.S. General Ben Hodges: by mid 2023 Ukrainian troops will enter Crimea

    By the end of 2022, the Ukrainian military can drive Russian troops to positions they were on February 23, and by the middle of next year enter the Crimea, said the former commander of the US Army in Europe, Lieutenant General Ben Hodges, in an interview with the Lithuanian TV channel LRT.

    "I have great confidence in the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. They were very wise and did a good job of planning and preparing for the counteroffensive. I would wait until they continue to …

  • The Kremlin has decided to postpone official annexation of Ukrainian territories

    The Kremlin decided not to rush with the official "annexation" of the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics, and the occupied territories of Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions, reports Meduza, citing sources in the Kremlin.

    Earlier, State Duma Chairman Vyacheslav Volodin announced that meetings on the "annexation" of Ukrainian territories will be held on October 3 and 4.

    "Volodin, as always, was ready to run ahead of the traing and get ahead of the agenda, when there was no clear …