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- Sputnik - Feb 21st 2024 8:30am EST
Sweden, along with many other European nations, has supplied several packages of military support to the Kiev regime, including heavy equipment such as artillery, tanks and combat vehicles, as well as ammunition. It has now become evident that this has had an adverse effect on its own defense capabilities.
- Sputnik - Feb 21st 2024 8:10am EST
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A rally in support of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is going on for the second consecutive day outside the High Court of Justice in London, according to a live broadcast by Sky News.
- Sputnik - Feb 21st 2024 7:39am EST
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Ukraine has lost up to 450 soldiers in the Avdeyevka area over the past 24 hours, the Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD) said on Wednesday.
- Sputnik - Feb 21st 2024 7:30am EST
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Germany has probably lost around 200 billion euros ($216 billion) due to the conflict in Ukraine, with major losses due to scaling up electricity prices, Director of the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) Marcel Fratzscher said on Wednesday.
- Sputnik - Feb 21st 2024 7:26am EST
This February marks the 10th anniversary of the Maidan coup that shook Ukraine to the core and sparked a chain of dramatic events throughout the country.
- Sputnik - Feb 21st 2024 5:32am EST
Kiev’s troops failed to “stabilize the battlefield” in Avdeyevka due to scanty firepower, former US Marine Corps intelligence officer Scott Ritter told Sputnik.
- Sputnik - Feb 21st 2024 5:25am EST
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may be extradited to the US in the wake of the two-day hearing at London’s High Court. What would that mean for freedom of speech?
- Sputnik - Feb 21st 2024 5:12am EST
This February, Singapore is hosting another of its famous aerospace shows, available to both defense industry professionals and the general public. New and advanced types of equipment and an exciting air program suggest nothing short of a truly impressive spectacle.
- Sputnik - Feb 21st 2024 4:09am EST
The unwillingness of the Ukrainian authorities to resolve this deadlock can be explained by the fact that “Poles feel economically dominated by Kiev,” Konrad Rekas, Polish politician and independent commentator, told Sputnik.
- Sputnik - Feb 21st 2024 2:43am EST
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov plans to hold bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Mexico, South Africa, Egypt, Bolivia and Brazil on the sidelines of the G20 foreign ministers’ meeting, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday.
- Sputnik - Feb 21st 2024 2:32am EST
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The fact that Russian military took control of Avdeyevka cannot undermine the position of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, only Western countries can do this, Ukrainian opposition politician Viktor Medvedchuk told Sputnik.
- Sputnik - Feb 21st 2024 2:16am EST
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – US Republican Party lawmakers in the House of Representatives are predicting a federal government shutdown in the absence of a decision on further funding, as House Speaker Mike Johnson will have to seek a solution, Axios reported on Wednesday, citing an unnamed Republican Party lawmaker in the House of Representatives.
- Sputnik - Feb 21st 2024 1:39am EST
MOSCOW, (Sputnik) – The navy of the United Kingdom has carried out an unsuccessful launch of a Trident II intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) from the HMS Vanguard ballistic missile-armed submarine while UK Defense Secretary Grant Shapps was on board, The Sun reported on Tuesday, citing sources and the UK Ministry of Defense.
- Sputnik - Feb 21st 2024 12:00am EST
Exactly ten years ago, former President Viktor Yanukovych signed an agreement with the Euromaidan opposition to resolve the political crisis in Ukraine. The very next day, the opposition tore up the agreement and seized power by force.
- Sputnik - Feb 20th 2024 11:14pm EST
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Sputnik) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has arrived in Brazil to participate in the meeting of the G20 foreign ministers, taking place in the city of Rio de Janeiro from February 21-22, a Sputnik correspondent reported on Tuesday.
- Sputnik - Feb 20th 2024 10:48pm EST
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The United States is slated to train 12 Ukrainian pilots to fly F-16 fighter jets this year and they are all expected to graduate between May and August, a US Air Force spokesperson told Sputnik.
- Sputnik - Feb 20th 2024 10:37pm EST
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Between 850 and 1,000 Ukrainian soldiers appear to have been captured or are unaccounted for during the Ukrainian retreat from Avdeyevka, a former Ukrainian stronghold north of the city of Donetsk, The New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing two Ukrainian soldiers.
- Sputnik - Feb 20th 2024 10:24pm EST
The United States is grooming Asia for a war with China, peace activist and political analyst KJ Noh told Sputnik’s The Critical Hour on Tuesday.
- Sputnik - Feb 20th 2024 10:07pm EST
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Russian foreign minister is currently on a tour of Latin American countries. He has already visited Cuba and will now travel to Brazil to take part in a meeting of the G20 foreign ministers.
- Sputnik - Feb 20th 2024 9:19pm EST
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – US journalist Tucker Carlson said that former UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants $1 million from him to talk about the Ukraine conflict in the wake of Carlson’s recent interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
- Sputnik - Feb 20th 2024 8:20pm EST
Late last week, Russian Minister of Defense Sergei Shoigu announced that Avdeyevka had been liberated by Russian forces, capturing the small city that has served as the stronghold for the Armed Forces of Ukraine for over ten years.
- Sputnik - Feb 20th 2024 2:13pm EST
Tel Aviv’s brutal military campaign in the Gaza Strip, aside from claiming thousands of lives and wreaking havoc upon the region, has put a serious dent in the Israeli economy.
- Sputnik - Feb 20th 2024 12:34pm EST
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia has always been against deployment of nuclear weapons in space, President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday during a meeting with Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.
Russian General Staff Carried Out Operation to Take Control of Avdeyevka With Minimal Losses: ShoiguSputnik - Feb 20th 2024 11:25am EST
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia has been preparing the operation to take control of Avdeyevka since the fall of 2023, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday.
- Sputnik - Feb 20th 2024 10:44am EST
The Russian president is attending a briefing by his defense minister at the Kremlin in Moscow this Tuesday, February 20.