• 06 February, 2023
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Germany’s IRIS-T SLM Air Defence System: A Shot In The Arm For Ukraine?

The Russia Ukraine War (RUW) is replete with instances of large and small-scale ground battles or duels, both in built-up and rural areas. While inputs emerging from this imbroglio differ…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Relatives of fighters in Ukraine steel plant plead for help, Kyiv working on rescue

(Reuters) -Relatives and supporters of Ukrainian fighters in the Azovstal steel plant on Thursday called for fresh efforts to save them as Kyiv said new talks were underway with Moscow…

Jill Biden will meet Ukrainian refugees in Romania, Slovakia on Mother’s Day

By Alexandra Alper WASHINGTON (Reuters) - United States first lady Jill Biden plans to leave Washington on Thursday for a whirlwind tour of Romania and Slovakia to highlight the U.S.…

Russia killed over 600 Ukrainian fighters in artillery strikes – defence ministry

(Reuters) - Russia said on Thursday that its artillery struck multiple Ukrainian positions and strongholds overnight, killing over 600 fighters. "The armed forces of the Russian Federation continue the special…

U.S. accuses Russia of planning to shut down Ukrainian democracy

VIENNA (Reuters) - The United States accused Russia on Thursday of planning to short-circuit Ukrainian democracy by forcing the government from power and dismantling local authorities. "We have information that…

Britain says Ukraine controls majority of its airspace

(Reuters) - Ukraine retains control over the majority of its airspace, Britain's defence ministry said on Wednesday, adding that Russia has failed to effectively destroy the country's air force or…

One dead after five railway stations come under fire in Ukraine

KYIV (Reuters) -The head of Ukraine's state rail company said that one railway worker had been killed and four injured by Russian missile strikes on five Ukrainian railway stations on…

Missile strike kills five people in Ukraine’s Odesa region, says official

(Reuters) - At least five people were killed and 18 injured in a missile strike on Ukraine's southern port city of Odesa on Saturday, the president's chief of staff Andriy…

Ukrainian defences holding in Luhansk region – regional governor

(Reuters) - The governor of Ukraine's eastern region of Luhansk said on Friday Russia was accumulating forces in eastern Ukraine but had not broken through Ukrainian defences.    

Russian troops disperse pro-Ukraine rally in occupied town, local authorities say

(Reuters) - Local authorities in the occupied Ukrainian town of Enerhodar said Russian forces had violently dispersed a pro-Ukrainian rally on Saturday and detained some participants. Residents had gathered in…

UK military intelligence says Russia still poses significant threat to Kyiv

(Reuters) - Russia poses significant threat to Kyiv through their strike capability even though Ukrainian forces continue localised counter attacks to the north west of the city, British military intelligence…

Drones In The Russia-Ukraine War

The world is now familiar with the purported video grab and statement issued by the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, claiming the destruction of a Ukrainian Ground Force…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)