The only way to deter Putin is to arm Ukraine

Spring 2021 saw the biggest Russian military buildup on the Ukrainian border since the seven-year war between the two countries first erupted in 2014. While Moscow’s late April announcement of impending Russian troop withdrawals initially eased international concerns over the possibility of a new Kremlin offensive, current intelligence reports indicate that the vast majority of […]

Ukraine to allies: West must act now to ensure no new Russia military offensive

Ukraine urged Western allies to show they were prepared to punish Moscow with new sanctions, including kicking Russia out of the global SWIFT payments system, to deter the Kremlin from resorting to more military force against Ukraine. In an interview with Reuters on Wednesday, Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said while Kyiv had no new information […]

Moscow Moving 15 Warships From Caspian Sea to Waters off Ukraine

The Russian Ministry of Defense announced today (April 13) that Moscow is sending 15 naval vessels from its Caspian Flotilla to waters off Ukraine to take part in military exercises there. Earlier, Russian and Ukrainian media had reported stories about a smaller number. Although the vessels must pass through a 100-kilometer-long canal with more than […]

Russian propagandists at it again, claiming Ukraine Army shelled Donetsk suburb, killing civilian at his home

Fake reports from the occupied territories are piling up. After the entire pool of Russian “blood-thirsty” propaganda pundits was deployed in the occupied Donetsk, it was worth expecting provocations that would be staged to imitate a Ukrainian offensive and shelling of the civilian neighborhoods in the stronghold of the “independent Donbas”. And so they kick […]

Russia about to launch offensive in Southern Ukraine and stage false flag attacks

Russia is about to launch an offensive in Southern Ukraine. The strike is quite possible to be delivered from the annexed Crimea’s side and the breakaway territories of Donbas, in an effort to join them with Crimea, to get access to fresh water to meet the peninsula’s needs, and to have an overland link from […]

Propaganda squads deployed: Why Russian “blood-thirsty” journalists are coming to Donbas

The last few days have seen the arrival in occupied Donetsk of Russian journalists and war correspondents, known for spreading fake stories about the war in Donbas, Nagorno-Karabakh, Syria, and also for their participation in a number of other crimes. Moreover, it would be wrong, to put it mildly, to consider these men actual journalists […]

Tensions Between Ukraine And Russia Spark Fears Of War

Russian military movements in Crimea and along the Ukrainian border have sparked fears of a major escalation in Donbas. A full-scale war could break out in Ukraine’s eastern and even southern regions, under the pretext of protecting local Russian speakers from a potential assault by Kyiv. The military presence near the borders could be a warning to […]

Nord Stream 2: Minor issues in construction could result in major disaster – Ukraine intelligence

Ships currently involved in construction are technologically obsolete, the report says. As Russia has failed to secure a pipelaying fleet with more advanced technology for the Nord Stream 2 project completion, it is now forced to rely on own capabilities, currently represented by technologically obsolete vessels in a near-disastrous condition, Ukrainian intelligence analysts have stated. […]

FM Kuleba: Russia must cease escalating military tensions

Russia’s current escalation in the Ukrainian territories occupied by it is the largest in recent years. Moscow must cease escalating military tensions and reaffirm its commitment to the ceasefire. “Ukraine and its partners state that Russia systemically aggravates the security situation in Donetsk and Luhansk regions and in Crimea while refusing to reaffirm its commitment […]