Putin could give the final push on the anniversary of the war between Ukraine and Russia – the last time

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Vladimir Putin could order his troops to give a final ‘last push’ on the anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, officials in Kiev fear.

Oleskiy Danylov, secretary of Ukraine’s Security Council, made the remarks Tuesday as he urged Western countries to urgently send more weapons.

“We have to prepare for such events every day,” he said. “And we are preparing… The first and last question is always about weapons, help to help us defeat this aggressor who has invaded our country.”

Earlier, Russia announced a major overhaul of its military following a series of setbacks in the war in Ukraine, which has seen intense fighting on the front lines and devastating Russian missile strikes elsewhere in recent days.

Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said in a statement that the changes will be implemented over the next three years.

“Only by strengthening the main structural components of the armed forces, it is possible to ensure the military security of the state and protect new entities and critical facilities of the Russian Federation,” he said.

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Putin could give a “final push” on the anniversary of the invasion, Ukrainian officials fear

Oleskiy Danylov, secretary of Ukraine’s Security Council, made the remarks Tuesday as he urged Western countries to send more weapons.

“We have to prepare for such events every day,” he said. “And we are preparing… The first and last question is always about weapons, help to help us defeat this aggressor who has invaded our country,” said Danylov.

Matt MathersJanuary 17, 2023 2:30 PM

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Ukrainian father killed in rocket attack at daughter’s birthday party

A Ukrainian father was killed in a rocket attack while celebrating his daughter’s birthday.

Boxing coach Mikhailo Korenovsky, 39, was killed on Saturday when a rocket hit the building where he lived with his family, in the city of Dnipro.

Photos of the top-floor apartment show how an entire side was blown away, revealing the family’s yellow kitchen inside.

Arpan RaiJanuary 18, 2023 4:33 am

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Ukraine’s top general explains ‘urgent’ military needs to fight Russia – as countries pledge more aid

Ukraine’s top general outlined the “urgent needs” of his forces during a first face-to-face meeting with his US counterpart, with Kiev hoping to secure the tanks it says are needed to push back Russian troops.

Chris StevensonJanuary 18, 2023 3:55 am

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Zelensky’s advisor resigns after ‘fundamental error’ comment on Dnipro missile attack

An adviser reporting to Volodymyr Zelensky has resigned after sparking public outcry by suggesting a missile that hit the apartment building was shot down by Ukraine.

Hours after the missile attack, Oleksiy Arestovych initially said it appeared that the Russian missile had fallen on the building after being shot down by Ukrainian air defenses. Moscow often blames Ukraine’s air defenses for missile strikes.

On Tuesday morning, Mr. Arestovych, a presidential adviser to Mr Zelensky, posted a photo of a letter of resignation and acknowledged making a “fundamental mistake”.

“I sincerely apologize to the victims and their relatives, the residents of Dnipro and everyone who was deeply hurt by my prematurely incorrect version of why the Russian missile hit a residential building,” he wrote.

Arpan RaiJanuary 18, 2023 3:49 AM

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Ukraine’s top general outlines ‘urgent’ military needs to fight Russia

Ukraine’s top general outlined the “urgent needs” of his forces during a first face-to-face meeting with his US counterpart, with Kiev hoping to secure the tanks it says are needed to push back Russian troops.

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Arpan RaiJanuary 18, 2023 3:40 AM

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US and UK vow to keep support for Ukraine ‘as long as it takes’

The United States has indicated that it is ready to further increase its military aid to Ukraine, as Britain and America pledged to maintain their support in the fight against Russia “for as long as it takes”.

Following talks in Washington with Secretary of State James Cleverly, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken welcomed the UK’s decision to supply Kiev with the British Army’s Challenger 2 main battle tanks.

He indicated that the US would make further announcements in the coming days, with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin due to host talks with key allies in Germany’s Ramstein later this week.

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Arpan RaiJanuary 18, 2023 03:23

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Mourners in Dnipro leave stuffed animals at a makeshift memorial after an apartment attack

Mourners in Dnipro have left flowers and stuffed animals at a makeshift memorial near the apartment block where dozens of civilians were killed in a spate of Russian missile strikes on Saturday.

Hundreds of mourners bid farewell to boxing coach Mykhailo Korenovskyi, killed in a strike, as footage showed his apartment’s kitchen, decorated in bright yellow colors, now exposed to the sky after the outer wall was torn down.

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Andy GregoryJanuary 18, 2023 02:47

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The imprisoned Navalny vows to continue opposing the Kremlin as the campaign to free him is launched

Imprisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has vowed to continue opposing the Kremlin as his family and allies launched a campaign to release him exactly two years after he was arrested on his return from Germany where he was treated for poisoning with a deadly nerve from the Soviet era. intermediary.

“Our wretched, exhausted motherland must be saved. It has been looted, wounded, dragged into an aggressive war and turned into a prison run by the most unscrupulous and deceitful of villains,” Navalny wrote on Twitter through his lawyers.

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Andy GregoryJanuary 18, 2023 1:56 AM

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NATO is sending a message to Putin with arms deliveries, says Cleverly

NATO allies are sending a clear message to Vladimir Putin by increasing their arms deliveries to Ukraine, British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly said.

“The message we are sending to Putin … is that we have made a commitment to support the Ukrainians until they are victorious,” Cleverly told delegates from the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington.

Andy GregoryJanuary 18, 2023 00:41

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Rutte discusses Patriot systems for Ukraine with Biden

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has spoken with US President Joe Biden about plans to offer Patriot missile defense systems to Ukraine, working with Germany and Washington to provide support to Kiev.

The two leaders had extensive talks today and Rutte also spoke with the German Olaf Scholz.

Mr Biden told Mr Rutte he looks forward to discussing ways to strengthen the supply chain as he welcomed the prime minister to the White House, also thanking him for his “very, very steadfast” support for Ukraine.

Andy GregoryJanuary 17, 2023 11:33 PM