Ukraine war: fighting intensifies in east and north after tank promises

Ukraine war: fighting intensifies in east and north after tank promises

Ukraine says it needs more weapons and calls for sanctions Western allies agreed this week to provide tanks Russia says US president holds key to end fighting NEAR VUHLEDAR, Ukraine, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Ukraine battled Russian troops trying to break through its lines to the east and northeast on Friday, and artillery shelling intensified … Read more

Israel hits Gaza as conflict erupts after West Bank clashes

Israel hits Gaza as conflict erupts after West Bank clashes

Rockets from Gaza have raised alarm in Israeli communities Cross-border gunfire followed an Israeli raid in the West Bank Israeli raid kills at least nine Palestinians Violence has increased in the West Bank over the past year JERUSALEM/GAZA, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Israeli fighter jets struck Gaza on Friday night in retaliation for two rockets … Read more

Explanation: Why is Turkey blocking Sweden and Finland from joining NATO?

Explanation: Why is Turkey blocking Sweden and Finland from joining NATO?

STOCKHOLM, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Swedish and Finnish hopes of early NATO membership have hit a snag in the form of objections from Turkey, which holds a veto over membership. military alliance. The three nations reached an agreement on how to proceed in Madrid last June, but Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said Sweden, in … Read more

Ukraine confirms withdrawal from eastern town of Soledar to ‘preserve staff lives’

Ukraine confirms withdrawal from eastern town of Soledar to ‘preserve staff lives’

Kyiv, Ukraine – Ukrainian forces conducted an organized retreat from a town in the eastern Donbass region, an official confirmed on Wednesday, in what amounts to a rare but modest triumph on the Kremlin battlefield after a series of setbacks in its invasion which began nearly 11 months ago. The Ukrainian army withdrew from the … Read more

FBI Says North Korea Responsible For $100M Harmony Protocol Crypto Hack

FBI Says North Korea Responsible For 0M Harmony Protocol Crypto Hack

Photo: Alexander Khitrov (Shutterstock) The FBI sayss that cybercriminals linked to the North Korean regime are responsible for an attack on a US-based crypto project, Harmony Protocol, which resulted in more than $100 million in losses last year. Monday, the FBI published a brief statement explaining that he had recently completed an investigation confirming that … Read more

Russia’s Military Reforms Respond to NATO Expansion, Ukraine – Chief of General Staff

Russia’s Military Reforms Respond to NATO Expansion, Ukraine – Chief of General Staff

Reforms call for creation of two additional military districts An army corps will be based near the border with Finland Reinforcement of forces in the territories that Moscow claims to annex Jan 23 (Reuters) – New Russian military reforms respond to a possible NATO expansion and the use of Kyiv by the “collective West” to … Read more

Ukraine pledges to radically change personnel as allies jostle for tanks

Ukraine pledges to radically change personnel as allies jostle for tanks

Zelenskiy promises changes in corruption scandal Poland announces its intention to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine Germany hints at tank export approval as allies push KYIV, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said personnel changes were underway at top and bottom levels, following the most high-profile corruption allegations since Russia’s invasion that threaten … Read more

Zelenskiy reports upheaval after corruption allegations

Zelenskiy reports upheaval after corruption allegations

Zelenskiy says upcoming changes in government and regional Corruption allegations most high profile of war The former economy minister welcomes the government’s response Ruling party boss threatens prison officials KYIV, Jan 23 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Monday changes would be announced shortly in the government, regions and security forces following corruption … Read more

Erdogan in Sweden: Don’t expect Turkish backing for NATO bid after Stockholm protest

Erdogan in Sweden: Don’t expect Turkish backing for NATO bid after Stockholm protest

ANKARA, Jan 23 (Reuters) – Sweden is unlikely to expect Turkey to back its NATO membership after a protest near the Turkish embassy in Stockholm at the weekend, including the burning of a copy of the Koran, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday. Protests in Stockholm on Saturday against Turkey and Sweden’s membership of the … Read more

Russia claims Ukraine stores weapons in nuclear power plants, Kyiv denies claims

Russia claims Ukraine stores weapons in nuclear power plants, Kyiv denies claims

Jan 23 (Reuters) – Russia’s foreign intelligence service (SVR) on Monday accused Ukraine of stockpiling Western-supplied weapons at nuclear power plants across the country, an allegation dismissed as false by a senior Ukrainian official. The Russian spy agency provided no evidence and Reuters was unable to verify the claims. An SVR statement said US-supplied HIMARS … Read more