Category Archives: Military

Russia’s Cannon Fodder? 2,000 Abandoned Graves In Eastern Ukraine — Glasnost Gone

Abandoned After burial.‘There’s an uncaring conveyor belt of burials. with cheap wooden coffins dumped in trenches.’ This is a story about two thousand individuals buried during a war. Two thousand people killed in Europe’s on-going war in eastern Ukraine. Nothing new in that you might say. But there’s a problem with these burials. They are […] Russia’s Cannon Fodder? 2,000 Abandoned

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EU consultative and training mission to be deployed in Ukraine by end of year

08:05, 13 October 2021 – 112 Ukraine That will speed up the military reform and bring Ukraine and the EU closer, – Defense Minister. By the end of the year, the EU will have deployed a consultative and training mission in Ukraine. Press office of Ukraine’s Defense Ministry reported that on Wednesday morning. “We’re doing everything so that by the end of the year,

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Aukus: China denounces US-UK-Australia pact as irresponsible

China has criticised a historic security pact between the US, UK and Australia, describing it as “extremely irresponsible” and “narrow minded”. The deal will see the US and UK give Australia the technology to build nuclear-powered submarines for the first time. It is being widely viewed as an effort to counter China’s influence in the contested South China Sea. The

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Say Hello to Julia: Frontline Ukrainian Combat Medic — Glasnost Gone

When you think back to what we were doing as a twenty year-old, few of us can say we risked our lives serving on a frontline. Few could say they served in a bloody war currently raging in Europe, one which has lasted longer than WW2. Meet Yulia (Julia). Serving as a soldier on the […] Say Hello to Julia: Frontline

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Proposals for an EU army re-emerge after Afghan pullout – but many remain ‘hard to convince’

European dismay over President Joe Biden’s precipitous withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan has renewed calls for an EU military force. But while proponents of “strategic autonomy” say the fall of Kabul should serve as a wake-up call, others do not see an existential threat and are content to remain as junior partners to US military might. European countries had

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A Ukrainian sniper shot dead a lieutenant colonel of the Russian army in Donbass – observers

09:56, 25.08.21 – UNIAN On the Independence Day of Ukraine, the corpse of a Russian lieutenant colonel was taken to the hospital of the Southern Military District of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in Rostov. A Ukrainian sniper shot dead a lieutenant colonel of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in Donbas . This was announced on its Facebook page by

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Putin Warns of ‘Lethal’ Strikes at Russian Warship Parade

President Vladimir Putin said Sunday that Russia’s navy was capable of delivering lethal strikes against underwater and aerial enemy targets during a parade of warships in the port city of St. Petersburg. The Russian leader’s boast comes days after military officials announced tests of advanced new weapons, some of which come from an arsenal Putin has described as “invincible.” “The

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Russia unveils new ‘Checkmate’ stealth fighter jet at air show

21 July 2021 – By Brie Stimson | Fox News The Kremlin has made modernization of the country’s arsenals a key priority amid tensions with the West that followed Moscow’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. It is expected to be airworthy by 2023 and the country plans to produce 300 of the fighters over 15 years starting in 2026, according to

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US still Ukraine’s greatest military backer but more can be done

By Illia Ponomarenko. Ukraine has spent more than seven years defending Russia’s aggression. The United States has been its best friend throughout. Since 2014, Washington has spent nearly $2.5 billion to provide Ukraine’s military with everything from secure radio sets to tank killers and even warships. Despite the leadership changes in the White House and the work of pro-Russian lobbyists, Ukraine

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Lockheed Martin to offer new and used F-16 Vipers to Ukraine

Lockheed Martin is ready to offer Ukraine the F-16 Viper, the latest version of its best-seller, to compete in the “Air Force Vision 2035” tender. The information was unveiled during the Weapons and Security 2021 exhibition, organized in Kyiv, between June 15 and 18, 2021. The US manufacturer would offer new and used F-16s, all upgraded to the latest Block

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White House freezes Ukraine military aid package: report

18 June, 2021 – By Thomas Barrabi | Fox News The package is valued at as much as $100 million. The White House has placed a temporary hold on a military aid package for Ukraine that included an arsenal of lethal weapons, according to a report Friday. The package is valued at as much as $100 million and could have included an assortment of weaponry, including

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Pentagon Announces $150 Million In Military Aid For Ukraine

By RFE/RL | June 11, 2021 This article was originally published June 11, 2021, on Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.  The U.S. Defense Department announced on June 11 a new military assistance package for Ukraine. The Pentagon said the $150 million package would “enhance the lethality, command and control, and situational awareness” of Ukrainian forces. The “defensive lethal assistance” includes counter-artillery

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US slams Russian plan to block Black Sea amid escalating tension — manmadenews

The United States expressed its “deep concern” over Russia’s plans to block foreign naval ships The US State Department has branded as an “unprovoked escalation” reported Russian plans to block parts of the Black Sea, which could ultimately impact access to Ukrainian ports amid heightened tensions over Moscow’s military manoeuvres. The US and its European […] US slams Russian plan to

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U.S. considers more weapons shipments to Ukraine amid Russian buildup… — Hagaag.com

Natasha Bertrand and Lara SeligmanPOLITICO . Wed, April 21, 2021, 5:30 AMThe White House is weighing requests from Kyiv to send additional weaponry to Ukraine as it faces the biggest military buildup of Russian forces on its border in nearly a decade. Consideration of the request is in its early stages, according to people briefed […] U.S. considers more weapons shipments

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Britain to continue training Ukrainian military – Ambassador

23:30, 16.04.21 – UNIAN UK will keep supporting the implementation of defense reform in line with NATO standards. Britain is set to continue training the Ukrainian military as part of the ongoing mission in support of the country in the face of Russian aggression. That’s according to a report by the press service of Ukraine’s defense ministry released following the meeting of

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