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Why Trump’s secret plan for the war in Ukraine is unbelievable

MSNBC | 06 Feb 2023

It's a problem that Donald Trump claims he has a secret plan to end the war in Ukraine. It's a bigger problem that he's tried to pull this trick before. ......

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Russian forces keep up pressure as Ukraine anniversary nears

The News-Gazette | 06 Feb 2023

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces are keeping Ukrainian troops tied down with fighting in the eastern Donbas region as Moscow assembles additional combat power there for an expected offensive in the coming weeks, Ukrainian officials said Monday. Weeks of intense fighting continued to rage around the city of Bakhmut and the nearby towns of Soledar...

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Ukraine to Replace Defence Minister After Corruption Scandals

Moscow Times | 06 Feb 2023

Ukraine's Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov will be replaced by the chief of the military intelligence ahead of an expected Russian offensive and following corruption scandals, a senior lawmaker said Sunday. "We are preparing decisions and negotiations that should strengthen our soldiers, give Ukraine more international support and more weapons,"...

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Zelenskyy: Situation Getting Tougher in Eastern Ukraine

Beijing News | 05 Feb 2023

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Saturday the situation is getting tougher in Eastern Ukraine, with a fresh wave of Russian shelling in Chernihiv, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk and Mykolaiv regions. In his nightly video address, the Ukrainian leader said Russia was "throwing more and more of its forces at...

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Ukraine will fight for Bakhmut ‘as long as we can’: Zelenskyy

Al Jazeera | 04 Feb 2023

Ukraine will not give up on embattled Bakhmut in the east of the country, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has said as Moscow’s forces continue their onslaught against a town the Ukrainian leader described as a “fortress”. The hotly-contested town in the Donetsk region has been at the centre of fighting for months and Zelenskyy said on Friday that...

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EU officials hold talks in Ukraine in their first such mission to a country at war

The Los Angeles Times | 03 Feb 2023

KYIV, Ukraine — Top European Union officials were due to meet Friday in Kyiv with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in a show of support for the country as it battles to counter Russia’s invasion and strives to join the EU as well as NATO. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, European Council President Charles Michel...

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Russia rejects reports that U.S. offered Moscow secret Ukraine peace plan

FX Empire | 03 Feb 2023

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin on Friday rejected as a “hoax” media reports that U.S. CIA Director William Burns had travelled to Moscow with a secret peace proposal that involved Ukraine ceding a fifth of its territory to Russia. The Swiss newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung’s report, which said Burns had made a secret trip to Moscow last month to put...

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EU officials hold Kyiv talks in show of support for Ukraine

Yahoo Daily News | 03 Feb 2023

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Top European Union officials were due to meet Friday in Kyiv with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in a show of support for the country as it battles to counter Russia’s invasion and strives to join the EU as well as NATO. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel,...

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Will logistics become Ukraine’s Achilles’ heel?

The Hill | 02 Feb 2023

In a salient quote often attributed to Napoleon Bonaparte and Gen. Omar Bradley, the late Lt. Gen. Robert H. Barrow, 27th commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, told the San Diego Union-Tribune in an interview, “Amateurs talk about strategy and tactics. Professionals talk about logistics and sustainability in warfare.” Today, it is...

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Putin expected to channel Stalingrad victory at key moment in Ukraine war

FX Empire | 02 Feb 2023

By Tatiana Gomozova VOLGOGRAD, Russia (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin is expected to use an event to mark the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in Stalingrad 80 years ago to rally Russians around his military campaign in Ukraine later on Thursday. He is due to give a speech in Volgograd, a city in southern Russia which until 1961 was called...

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Russians mark Stalingrad anniversary in shadow of Ukraine conflict

Yahoo Daily News | 02 Feb 2023

President Vladimir Putin is set to preside Thursday over commemorations to mark the 80th anniversary of the Soviet victory at the Battle of Stalingrad, one of the bloodiest in World War II. The high-profile celebrations in the southern city of Volgograd come as the Kremlin is drumming up support for its offensive in Ukraine, launched nearly a year...

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Russia advances in east Ukraine, strike on apartments kills civilians 

Hong Kong Standard | 02 Feb 2023

The battle on the front lines in eastern Ukraine "has become tougher" as Russian forces push for gains that they could show on the first anniversary of their invasion on Feb. 24, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said in a sombre assessment. Russia, determined to make progress before Ukraine gets newly pledged Western battle...

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Putin's critic sentenced 8 years in jail for spreading ‘fake news' on Ukraine invasion

Live Mint | 01 Feb 2023

On February 1, a Moscow court found prominent Russian journalist Alexander Nevzorov guilty of disseminating 'false news' about the Russian army and sentenced him in absentia to eight years in prison, according to state media.Soon after the invasion started, Nevzorov departed Russia with his wife. His website has been blacklisted by...

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Russia makes gains in eastern Ukraine as Zelenskiy’s government lobbies for fighter jets

The Irish Times | 01 Feb 2023

So far West has refused sending weapons capable of attacking deep inside Russia for fear of wider conflict Ukraine soldiers on a BTR armored personnel carrier as they head to the frontline in eastern Ukraine. Photograph: Lynsey Addario/New York Times Tom...

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Johnson backs calls for West to send fighter planes to Ukraine

AOL | 01 Feb 2023

Boris Johnson has piled pressure on western leaders to supply fighter jets to Ukraine. The UK said it is not practical to provide sophisticated planes used by the RAF, such as Typhoons and F-35s, while US President Joe Biden has ruled out sending F-16 fighters. But former prime minister Mr Johnson, who was in Washington for talks with senior...

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US readying new $2bn Ukraine weapons package: Report

Al Jazeera | 01 Feb 2023

The United States is readying more than $2bn worth of military aid for Ukraine that is expected to include longer-range rockets for the first time as well as other munitions and weapons, according to the Reuters news agency, citing two US officials briefed on the plan. The aid is expected to be announced as soon as this week, the officials said on...

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