Categories
Ukraine-Russia War

Russia Prepares for Imminent Offensive: NATO Secretary Issues Warning

According to multiple sources, including Western, Ukrainian, and Russian sources, Russia is believed to be preparing for an imminent offensive. The assessment is supported by NATO Secretary Jens Stoltenberg, who noted that all indicators point to the opposite of peace negotiations with Russia. Stoltenberg emphasized that President Putin has maximalist goals in Ukraine and that […]

Categories
Ukraine-Russia War

The Wagner Group: Russia’s Shadow Army

In recent years, a shadowy organization known as the Wagner Group has been making headlines in international news. But who are they and what do they do? The Wagner Group, also known as PMC Wagner or Russian Wagner, is a private military company (PMC) that operates in various countries, including Syria and Africa. While the […]

Categories
Ukraine-Russia War

Russia Condemns US and Germany’s Plan to Send More Tanks to Ukraine

The United States and Germany’s plan to send more tanks to Ukraine has been met with backlash from Russia. According to Reuters, the U.S is set to announce the delivery of dozens of M1 Abrams battle tanks, while Germany has agreed to offer its Leopard 2 tanks after weeks of uncertainty. Russian Ambassador to the […]

Categories
Ukraine-Russia War

Vladimir Putin’s Rise To Power

Vladimir Putin’s rise to power is a cautionary tale of manipulation, corruption, and the abuse of power. It all began in the 1990s, as the Soviet Union was collapsing and Russia was transitioning to a new political system. Putin, a former KGB agent, quickly made a name for himself in the administration of Boris Yeltsin, […]

Categories
Ukraine-Russia War

The Soviet Union’s Approach to War Verses Modern Russia

The Soviet Union, which existed from 1922 to 1991, had a unique approach to war that was heavily influenced by its communist ideology. The Soviet military was primarily focused on defense and relied heavily on large conscript armies, as well as a strong emphasis on mobilization and the use of reserves. The Soviet Union’s approach […]

Categories
Ukraine-Russia War

Comparing the German Leopard 2 tank to Russian Tanks

With the recent news of the German government not putting a stop to Poland from supplying German-built Leopard 2 tanks to the Ukrainian army, we took a general look at some of the differences between the Leopard 2 and Russian tanks. The Leopard 2 tank, developed by Germany, is widely considered to be one of […]

Categories
Ukraine-Russia War

Amid Ukraine war, Russian parliament to hold extraordinary session

LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) – The lower house of the Russian parliament will gather on July 15 for an extraordinary session, its council decided on Monday, just days after President Vladimir Putin warned that he had not even started to get serious in the war in Ukraine. Original article on Reuters. Putin used a meeting […]

Categories
Ukraine-Russia War

Russian men are looking to avoid military service

LONDON, July 8 (Reuters) – Danila Davydov said he left Russia within weeks of the Kremlin sending troops into Ukraine because he feared having to fight in a war he doesn’t support. Original article by Reuters The 22-year-old digital artist who had been living in St Petersburg said that as the conflict dragged on he […]

Categories
Ukraine-Russia War

Russia hammers Ukraine’s Donetsk region after seizing Luhansk

SLOVIANSK, Ukraine/KYIV, July 5 (Reuters) – Russian forces struck targets across Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region on Tuesday, a day after President Vladimir Putin declared victory in the neighbouring province of Luhansk after months of gruelling attritional warfare in which both sides lost many men. Original article on Reuters By Simon Lewis and Max Hunder Donetsk […]

Categories
Ukraine-Russia War

Ukrainian troops hold out as Russia assaults Sievierodonetsk wasteland

KYIV, May 31 (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces were holding out in Sievierodonetsk on Tuesday, resisting Russia’s all-out assault to capture a bombed-out wasteland that Moscow has made the principal objective of its invasion in recent days. Original article on Reuters by By Pavel Polityuk and Max Hunder Both sides said Russian forces now controlled between a […]