Zelensky Thanks Allies Following German, US Tank Announcements

On Wednesday, January 25, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky thanked Western allies for their support, after Germany and the United States announced they would supply modern battle tanks to Ukraine. Earlier on Wednesday, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz gave the green light for the delivery of German-made Leopard II tanks after weeks of pressure from Kyiv and … Read more

CIA director briefed Zelensky on US expectations for Russia’s battlefield planning

CNN — CIA Director Bill Burns briefed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv last week on the US’ expectations for Russia’s battlefield planning in the spring, according to a US official and two Ukrainian sources familiar with the meeting. The secret meeting comes as US officials are closely monitoring a potential Russian offensive in the … Read more

Ukraine war: CIA Director warned of assassination attempts on Volodymyr Zelensky before invasion

New details of a secret meeting held between Volodymyr Zelensky and America’s Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) have revealed the United States warned the Ukrainian leader of a Russian assassination plot in the weeks before Vladimir Putin invaded. In January of 2022, as Russian tanks began to line up at the Ukrainian border, CIA director Bill … Read more

Claims Russia’s mercenary prisoner force executed for wanting to return to jail

They talk tough. They look tough. But Russia’s “elite” mercenary prisoner force wants to go back to jail. And they’re getting executed for it. The convicted rapists, drug dealers and murderers are cold, hungry and unpaid. And they’re keen to tell their Ukrainian captors about their former employer’s public executions. “Those who disobey are eliminated … Read more

Research reveals huge profits Australian coal exporters made from Russian invasion of Ukraine

Coal companies have recorded windfall profits amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine, with new research revealing the billions of dollars exporters made. The value of coal exports skyrocketed to $112B over 2021-22 despite Australians being crippled by climbing energy prices as a direct result of Russia’s invasion. It marks a 186 per cent increase from … Read more

Christians Attend Mass at Historic Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra as Ukraine Celebrates Orthodox Christmas

Eastern Orthodox Christians attended Mass at the Dormition Cathedral in Kyiv’s historic Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra on Saturday, January 7, as Ukraine celebrated Orthodox Christmas. The service was the first time the independent Orthodox Church of Ukraine had held a Christmas liturgy in the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra for over 300 years, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) reported. The … Read more

Ice Hockey Arena in East Ukraine Destroyed by Russian Strikes, Officials Say

An ice hockey arena in the east Ukrainian city of Druzhkivka was destroyed by Russian shelling late on Monday, January 2, according to Ukrainian officials. This footage, released by Donetsk regional authorities on Tuesday, shows the aftermath of the strikes at the Altair ice arena in the center of Druzhkivka. Speaking in the video is … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war: Stunning hypocrisy in Putin’s New Year message

Vladimir Putin is showing no signs of regret or rethinking of his war in Ukraine, telling his nation on New Year’s Eve that “historical rightness” was on their side. But in a bold show of hypocrisy, Putin claimed he was protecting Russia’s “sovereignty” while simultaneously going about destroying the sovereignty of another nation Russia had … Read more

Russian war: Putin prepares for attack from Belarus into north Ukraine

Russia has been setting the stage for an invasion of northern Ukraine from neighboring country Belarus since at least October, in what has been described as a “worst case scenario” for the war. Documents from the Institute for the Study of War (ISW) said analysis showed Russia had been preparing for a potential invasion in … Read more

Russia – Ukraine war: 10 dead in Kherson after Moscow “terror” attack

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Saturday blasted Russian “terror” after shelling on Christmas Eve left at least 10 people dead and 58 injured in Kherson city, which Kyiv’s forces recaptured in November. On the day marking 10 months since the start of the war in Ukraine, shells rained around a busy market in the southern … Read more