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Leader of Wagner mercenary group in bizarre dogfight challenge to Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky for control of Bakhmut

Irish Independent 07 Feb 2023
We have bombed Bakhmut,” he said. “I will fly a MiG-29. If you so desire, let’s meet in the skies ... If not, we advance till [the river] Dnipro.”The battle of Bakhmut is fast approaching a tipping point, with Russia throwing fresh waves of troops into the assault on the Donetsk city ... .

Russia’s Prigozhin challenges Ukraine’s Zelenskiy to aerial duel in cockpit video

FX Empire 06 Feb 2023
(Reuters) – The founder of Russia’s Wagner mercenary group Yevgeny Prigozhin on Monday published a video of himself in the cockpit of a military aircraft, challenging Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to an aerial duel ... “Volodymyr Oleksandrovych (Zelenskiy), we have landed ... If not, we advance till (the River) Dnipro.” ... Advertisement ... Sign Up ... ....

Russian forces keep Ukrainian troops tied down with fighting in the east

The Los Angeles Times 06 Feb 2023
24 ... The Russians again fired at targets across the Dnipro River from the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, damaging residential buildings and power lines in Nikopol and Marhanets across the river, Ukrainian authorities reported ... California Colorado River crisis is so bad, lakes Mead and Powell are unlikely to refill in our lifetimes.

Ukraine's 'supertank' is still on the prowl. But the country needs more of them

Alternet 04 Feb 2023
As with most days this week, it’s nearly impossible to understand what’s happening in Bakhmut ... Bakhmut area ... Kreminna area ... He was just 33 ... These boats seem ideal for not just racing along the Black Sea coast, but cutting among the islands on the Dnipro River to deliver special forces, escort barges, or take out attempted crossings by Russian forces ... .

‘I Couldn’t Stay Silent’: Anti-War ‘Flower Protests’ Spread to 60 Cities Across Russia

Moscow Times 03 Feb 2023
14 strike in Dnipro served as a shocking reminder of the devastation caused by the Ukraine war and evoked anger and shame among some Russians ... Other memorials include that of the Volga River city of Kazan, where locals placed flowers, photos of the destroyed Dnipro apartment block building and a sign saying ... Ukraine war , Dnipro , Opposition.

Update 145 – IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine

IAEA 03 Feb 2023
The main reservoir forming part of the Dnipro river, which ...

This Is What It’s Like Inside An Abandoned Russian ‘Torture Chamber’ in Ukraine

Vice 03 Feb 2023
Its recapture was a huge humiliation for Russian President Vladimir Putin, and sparked joyous scenes in a rare moment of celebration in Ukraine since the invasion ... The new front line is just across the Dnipro River, where on the eastern bank Russian forces have dug in, their artillery staring back at the city, which has been struck steadily since ... .

Putin tries to spread Ukrainian troops thin before Russian offensive ISW

Yahoo Daily News 02 Feb 2023
Source. ISW. Details ... "Putin’s focus on the supposed danger of Ukrainian shelling of border regions likely serves a two-fold purpose ... Russian forces are continuing to carry out unsuccessful disruption missions on islands in the Dnipro River delta in Kherson Oblast in an effort to prevent Ukrainian forces from gaining ground on the islands.

Ukraine warns Russia has amassed troops for an imminent offensive

Yahoo Daily News 02 Feb 2023
In the south, Russia’s forces are arrayed along the eastern bank of the Dnipro River and within striking distance of the crucial city of Kherson ... the early days of the war, but they were forced into an embarrassing retreat in November to more defensible positions over the river.

Ukraine can’t retake Crimea soon, Pentagon tells lawmakers in classified briefing

Politico 02 Feb 2023
Defense Ukraine can’t retake Crimea soon, Pentagon tells lawmakers in classified briefing ... Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP Photo. By Alexander Ward, Paul McLeary and Connor O’Brien ... Gen ... Many of those infantry forces are dug into fortified positions stretching hundreds of miles facing off against Ukrainian troops along the Dnipro River.

Ukraine suffers one of 'most intense shelling' in war - UK intel

The Jerusalem Post 01 Feb 2023
The bombardments of the western side of the Dnipro River included artillery strikes on Kherson, which the UK said "remains the most consistently shelled large Ukrainian city outside of the Donbas." ... Russia confirmed the use MLRS systems, saying that their crews had fired from a considerable distance away on the east side of the Dnipro River.

Biden says no F-16s for Ukraine as Russia claims gains 

Hong Kong Standard 31 Jan 2023
The United States will not provide the F-16 fighter jets that Ukraine has sought in its battle against Russia, President Joe Biden said, as Russian forces claimed a series of incremental gains in the country's east.  ... In Kherson, the Russians shelled towns on the left bank of the Dnipro River that they abandoned in November, Kyiv said ... .

Russian missile strikes kill three in Kherson

Taipei Times 30 Jan 2023
Reuters, KYIV. Russian missile strikes killed three people in the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson while fighting raged in the eastern Donetsk region where Russia again shelled the key town of Vuhledar, officials said ... Since its liberation, the city has regularly been shelled from Russian positions across the Dnipro River ... .

Russia's Ryabkov Says Talks on Creating ZNPP Safety Zone 'Not Easy'

Urdu Point 30 Jan 2023
"It would be wrong to make public information about the possible parameters of the ZNPP safety zone, while consultations with the IAEA are underway. The negotiation process is not easy ... The Zaporizhzhia NPP, located on the left bank of the Dnipro River, is the largest nuclear power plant in Europe in terms of the number of units and output ... ....

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