September 13, 2023

EU offers Ukraine membership, a historic move.

Brussels: In a historic move, the head of the European Union (EU) has officially offered Ukraine a chance to join the bloc, marking a significant step in Ukraine’s long journey towards EU integration. Highlights The announcement came after years of negotiations, reforms, and discussions between the EU and Ukraine. The European Union’s decision to make Ukraine […]

September 1, 2023

Ukraine Develops New Long-Range Weapon Capable of Striking Targets 700 km Away

As part of its efforts to fortify its embryonic armaments industry, Ukraine has developed a new, long-range aerial weapon capable of striking targets 700 kilometers distant. Following days of accusations from the Kremlin that Kiev had attacked their Pskov air base, located some 700 kilometers inside Russia, Volodymyr Zelenskyy made the statement on social media […]

August 25, 2023

Future of Wagner Group Uncertain

Warlord Yevgeny Prigozhin posed the greatest threat to Vladimir Putin’s reign in decades, but the Kremlin and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko have both denied that Putin played any hand in the assumed death of Prigozhin. Videos of Prigozhin’s private plane crashing into the ground north-west of Moscow on Wednesday have prompted western officials to conclude […]

August 24, 2023

Russia Accuses Ukraine of Terrorism After Crimea Raid

It was a bold foray by Ukraine’s elite squads, killing Russian soldiers on the Crimean peninsula’s western coast, but Kyiv’s counteroffensive against Moscow’s occupying forces has been sputtering. This is the first time that authorities have confirmed an invasion into Crimea, while Ukrainian elite squads have stormed enemy positions across the Dnipro river on many […]

August 24, 2023

Prigozhin’s Death: Assassination, Mutiny, or Accident?

Despite the Kremlin’s silence on the warlord’s presumed death in an aircraft crash, Wagner warriors commemorated their founder Yevgeny Prigozhin with a makeshift memorial in St. Petersburg on Thursday. A private jet carrying Prigozhin and many others crashed on Wednesday, killing everyone on board; his supporters have lamented his death and accused “traitors” of killing […]

August 23, 2023

Wagner Group Leader Yevgeny Prigozhin Killed in Plane Crash, Russian officials say

Russian officials claim that a plane traveling from Moscow to St. Petersburg crashed while transporting legendary warlord Yevgeny Prigozhin, whose Wagner squad attempted a rebellion in June and was unsuccessful. According to Russian state news agency RIA Novosti, Russia’s emergency ministry confirmed that all ten passengers and three crew members perished in the crash. A […]

August 23, 2023

Putin’s Plan to Compensate Western Investors for Frozen Assets

After President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, the West froze many Russian assets and Russia has offered to swap those assets for those of stranded western investors. The idea, announced by Russia’s central bank on Wednesday, would allow interested western investors to use funds from restricted accounts in Russia that cannot be spent abroad to […]

August 22, 2023

UK Government Takes Tougher Stance on Wagner Group

Officials in the British government have stated that the Wagner Group will be designated as a terrorist organization “within weeks” as part of a new effort to eliminate the Russian mercenary network. Following months of work by officials to create a comprehensive legal case, home secretary Suella Braverman is set to announce the designation imminently […]

August 18, 2023

Russia hands out weapons to civilian defence forces near Ukraine border

Russian authorities have started arming civilian forces in the country’s southwest with anti-drone guns and other weapons for the first time since the Ukraine conflict began. The Russian state news agency Tass reported on Wednesday that machine guns and off-road vehicles had been delivered to territorial self-defence forces in the Belgorod region bordering Ukraine. Dmitry […]