Sunday , September 25 2022
Kwork.ru - услуги фрилансеров от 500 руб.

West considers arming Ukraine with more potent weapons – FT

The US and its allies are in talks over whether to send Ukraine more advanced weapons in the future, including fighter aircraft, a US defense official has said, according to the Financial Times. Some of Kiev’s Western allies were emboldened by last week’s successful offensive against Russia in Kharkov Region, …

Read More »

Ukraine asks US for long-range missiles – media

Ukraine’s latest wish-list for US weapons reportedly includes a repeat request for longer-range tactical ballistic missiles. Washington previously declined to send such weapons, for fear of escalating the conflict with Russia. The Army Tactical Missile System, or ATACMS, can be fired by M142 HIMARS and M270 MLRS multiple launch rocket …

Read More »

Azerbaijan strikes Armenian border

Explosions attributed to artillery and drones were reported by residents of Vardenis, Jermuk, Goris, and Tatev – cities within Armenia proper – shortly after midnight on Tuesday. Armenia has blamed neighboring Azerbaijan for the attack.  Shots are being fired “along the entire line of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border,” and the government …

Read More »

Germany refuses to give battle tanks to Ukraine

German Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht rejected demands to supply Kiev with Leopard 2 main battle tanks during a keynote speech at a German Society on Foreign Relations event on Monday. The minister noted that no other countries have delivered Western-built infantry fighting vehicles or main battle tanks so far to …

Read More »

Chechen leader speaks out about Russian ‘regrouping’

The leader of Russia’s Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, has expressed his dissatisfaction at the rapid withdrawal of the country’s troops from parts of Ukraine’s Kharkov Region, over the weekend. Kadyrov pledged to discuss the situation with top officials in Moscow should there be no changes to the strategic direction of …

Read More »

EU state denies ‘golden visas’ to Russians – media

A total of ten Russian citizens who applied for Portuguese “golden visas,” which provide residence permits in exchange for investment, have been turned down since late February, the Publico newspaper reported on Sunday. The nation introduced a complete ban on golden visas for Russians as part of EU sanctions imposed …

Read More »

Gas price cap idea is a ‘cartel deal’ – energy minister

Russia will not supply natural gas and oil below market price to any country, Energy Minister Nikolay Shulginov has confirmed, rejecting the “price cap” idea floated by EU officials as an attempt to force a “cartel deal” on Moscow.  “We will definitely not sell at a loss or below cost. …

Read More »

Major drop in Russian alcohol consumption – health ministry

Alcohol consumption in Russia has decreased by nearly 43% since 2008, Russian Minister of Health Mikhail Murashko announced on Saturday, as the country celebrated National Sobriety Day. An average Russian drank 15.7 liters of booze annually 13 years ago but, last year, this marker stood at only nine liters, Murashko …

Read More »

Ukraine and US increased intel-sharing prior to counteroffensive – NYT

Ukraine had stepped up intelligence-sharing with the US in preparation for its counteroffensive against the Russian forces in the Kharkov Region, The New York Times reported on Saturday. Despite Washington providing information on Russian command posts, ammunition depots and other targets to Kiev, Ukrainian officials had been reluctant earlier in …

Read More »