• 29 February, 2024
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One Year Into The Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Many Questions And Few Lessons

“We will not fight a war against Russia in Ukraine. Direct conflict between NATO and Russia is World War III, something we must strive to prevent.” President Joe Biden Russia…

By Air Marshal Anil Khosla (Retd)

Britain says Russia has lost a third of its forces in Ukraine

LONDON (Reuters) -Russia has probably lost around a third of the ground forces it deployed to Ukraine and its offensive in the Donbas region "has lost momentum and fallen significantly…

Ukraine says Russia is trying to increase tempo of eastern offensive

KYIV (Reuters) - Ukraine's defence ministry said on Wednesday that Russia was attempting to increase the tempo of its offensive in the east of the country. Defence Ministry spokesman Oleksandr…

Putin tells Macron West could use its influence to stop “atrocities” in Ukraine – agencies

LONDON (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the situation in Ukraine with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in a telephone conversation on Tuesday and urged the West to put…

U.S. can’t confirm top Russian general wounded during Donbas visit, U.S. official says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States believes that the Russian military's Chief of the General Staff, Valery Gerasimov, visited Ukraine's Donbas region last week but cannot confirm media reports that…

Britain says Russia tries to encircle Ukraine positions in east

(Reuters) - Russia is probably attempting to encircle heavily fortified Ukrainian positions in the country's east, the British military said in an update on Tuesday. Reports say the city of…

Britain says Ukraine repelled numerous Russian assaults along the line of contact in Donbas

(Reuters) - Ukraine has repelled numerous Russian assaults along the line of contact in Donbas this week, a British military update said on Sunday. Despite Russia making some territorial gains,…

Russia says it plans full control of Donbas and southern Ukraine; Moldova protests

(Reuters) -Russia plans to take full control of Donbas and southern Ukraine during the second phase of what it calls its special military operation, the deputy commander of Russia's central…

Analysis-Looming battle in Donbas to shape course of Russia’s war in Ukraine

LONDON (Reuters) - Russia is beefing up its forces for a new assault on Ukraine's eastern Donbas region, setting the stage for a protracted battle that is certain to inflict…

Russia starting to reinforce positions in eastern Ukraine: U.S. official

By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States believes that Russia has started reinforcing and resupplying its troops in Donbas in eastern Ukraine, a senior U.S. defense official said…

Ukraine, Russian-backed separatists trade accusations over acid tank explosion

LONDON (Reuters) - Ukraine and Russian-backed separatist forces both reported on Tuesday that an industrial acid tank had been blown up in eastern Ukraine, creating a serious potential hazard for…

UK says Russian forces continue to refocus their offensive into the Donbas region

(Reuters) - Russian forces continue to consolidate and reorganise as they refocus their offensive into the Donbas region in the east of Ukraine, British military intelligence said on Monday. Russian…