"The Russian Federation must immediately withdraw its troops' - G7 nations calls on Russia to hand back nuclear power plant to Ukraine The largest nuclear power plant in Europe has been occupied by Russia, and the G7 nations have denounced this action, urging Moscow to "immediately hand back complete control" of the facility to Ukraine.
A veteran KGB spy cautioned that VLADIMIR PUTIN's military setbacks in Ukraine could set off a crisis akin to the one the Soviet Union experienced in Afghanistan. The invasion of Ukraine by Russia has not gone as many experts had anticipated. The conflict for strategic territory in the south and east of the country is still at a standstill between the forces of Kiev and Moscow.
South Africa's energy minister has come under fire for statements he made suggesting that the country should start purchasing inexpensive Russian oil right away. Despite the fact that certain BRICS members, including China and India, have started to purchase Moscow's cheap oil, the United States of America has actually increased its threat of sanctions against the African nations.
Although Moscow might opt to deploy its nuclear arsenal in reaction to "direct aggression" by NATO nations over the invasion, Russia said on Tuesday at the United Nations that the turmoil in Ukraine does not necessitate the use of nuclear weapons by Moscow. Alexander Trofimov, a Russian ambassador, denied "completely baseless, disconnected from reality and unacceptable allegations" that Russia is threatening to use nuclear weapons, notably in Ukraine, at a conference on nuclear non-proliferation.
The president of the NATO military alliance stated on Thursday that Moscow must not be allowed to win the conflict after Ukraine admitted it had been forced to give up some land in the east of the nation due to a Russian incursion. This week, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called the siege on his military forces in the Donbas area of eastern Ukraine "hell."
According to local media reports, Russia is creating 40 battalions of "volunteers" to make up for losses in its regular army. The Kommersant newspaper said on Monday, using public records, that the Kremlin has given regional officials the authority to increase the recruiting by promising high wages and brief contracts.
Mantashe’s idea of SA purchasing russian cheap oil causes US to threaten BRICS African countries The South African minister of energy has been criticized for creating tension by claiming that his country needed to immediately begin purchasing cheap oil from Russia. Although some BRICS members, like China and India, have begun purchasing Moscow's inexpensive oil, the United States has actually stepped up its threat of sanctions over African countries.
https://ewn.co.za/2022/08/01/first-grain-shipment-leaves-ukraine-as-southern-city-pounded?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter KYIV - The main shipment of Ukrainian grain left the port of Odessa on Monday morning, Turkey reported, as Kyiv said the "severe" shelling by Moscow of the southern city Mykolaiv had killed a farming investor. The blockage of conveyances from fighting Russia and Ukraine - two of the world's greatest grain exporters - has added to taking off food costs, raising a ruckus around town's least fortunate countries particularly hard.
On Thursday, fierce battle raged near the town of Pisky in eastern Ukraine as Russia intensified its effort to take control of the entire industrialized Donbas area, and to the west, Kyiv accused Moscow of using a nuclear reactor to conceal its artillery. For the most recent information on the situation in Ukraine, check out our live updates.
The home town of Ukraine's president, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, has recently come under repeated attack from Russian forces, and a Ukrainian army unit in the south claims that Russia is assembling a military "strike force" with the intention of attacking Kryvyi Rih. Early on Thursday, the southern military command of Ukraine declared that conditions are "tight and difficult" in its operational area, where fighting is escalating near Zelenskyy's village of Kryvyi Rih as well as Zaporizhzhia to the east and Mykolaiv and Kherson to the south.
In response to a Russian attack, Ukraine claimed on Thursday that it had been forced to relinquish some territory in the east of the nation. The head of NATO's military alliance said Moscow must not be allowed to win the conflict. This week, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy called the siege on his military in the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine "hell."
In the same speech in which he detailed plans to equip the Russian fleet with hypersonic missile systems, Vladimir Putin offered a stern warning to the western world. The annual Russian ceremonial occasion known as Navy Day was utilized by President Putin as an opportunity to convey an ominous threat regarding the employment of hypersonic missile weapons against NATO nations.
A REBELLION AGAINST VLADIMIR PUTIN is taking place among the mothers of missing Russian servicemen who are conducting frantic searches for their children. Since the beginning of the invasion of Ukraine, Moscow has only made one public disclosure of the casualties it has sustained during the conflict. On March 25, the Kremlin said that 1,351 Russian servicemen had been killed, but it did not provide any information on those who were reported missing.
This war between Russia and Ukraine, which was only supposed to last a few days or weeks, is already in its fifth month. Even though former Vice President Joe Biden correctly predicted a big portion of the initial invasion, the scope and severity of the assault shocked the world.
Azeri forces apprehended Russian peacekeepers illegally carrying weapons in the disputed enclave of Nagorno-Karabach, raising concerns of a catastrophic war between Moscow and Baku. Nagorno-Karaback is located in the southern Caucasus and is recognized internationally as a part of Azerbaijan. However, with the fall of the Soviet Union, the land was essentially captured by Armenian proxies, and it has been the basis of a violent disagreement between the two nations ever since.
LOSSES among Vladimir Putin's leadership staff continue to mount as the war continues, with the loss of two of his top military pilots in a Ukrainian missile assault bringing the total number of Russian colonels killed to 82. Lt-Col Maksim Potyomin and Colonel Anatoly Stasyukevich's motorcade was hit by a precise US-supplied HIMARS (high mobility artillery rocket systems) missile in a suspected targeted strike.
The UK's head of foreign intelligence said that Russia has lost "half" of its ability to spy on European countries. Since the 1980s, information intelligence has been a key part of Russia's military and defense strategy. But, the head of MI6 said that since Moscow began its invasion of Ukraine in February, over 400 Russian spies have been kicked out of Europe.
A boost has been given to VLADIMIR PUTIN as a result of the resurgence of the Russian currency in spite of EU sanctions that were intended to destroy Moscow's economy. Despite the fact that Russia's oil has been hit with severe sanctions by the West in response to Vladimir Putin's unlawful invasion of Ukraine, the Russian currency is "standing up better than predicted."
According to the deal – brokered by means of the United Nations and Turkey, both Ukraine and Russia agreed 'not to assault' ships sporting grain as they sailed the heavily mined waters Moscow and Kyiv penned a deal to renew grain exports by the war, Ukraine on 23 July said that Russian missiles had struck the Odessa port.
The war in Ukraine is about to get worse as the Russian forces eyes for more territory in Ukraine. Russian Foreign Minister - Lavrov speaking to DWNews Correspondent. Russia invaded Ukraine In February 2022 under the pretext of saving Russian speaking citizens in the East of the country.