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Russian forces regroup near Kyiv after setbacks

LVIV, Ukraine, March 11 (Reuters) – Russian forces bearing down on Kyiv are regrouping northwest of the Ukrainian capital, satellite pictures showed, in what Britain said could be preparation for an assault on the city within days. Ukraine accused Russian forces on Friday of bombing and shelling cities across the country, including hitting a psychiatric […]

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Russian forces are using an armored train in Ukraine amid reports that their supply lines are strained and under attack.

Reports that #Russia has deployed armoured trains in Melitopol, #Ukraine. Ukraine had destroyed rail connections from Russia however Russia has an entire “Railway Troops”, almost 30,000 troops, to build and repair rail lines.#UkraineRussiaWar #UkraineRussia #RussiaUkraine pic.twitter.com/eXgyQQqCM1 — War Informed (@WarInformed) March 7, 2022 A Russian military armored train now appears to be taking an active part […]

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TikTok suspends posting new video from Russia over the country’s recent ‘fake news’ law

TikTok will suspend both live-streaming and new content from Russia in response to the country’s new “fake” news law, TikTok said Sunday on the video app’s official communications account on Twitter. Original ariticle by By Nitasha Tiku at washingtonpost.com Signed Friday by President Putin, Russia’s new law bans what the country calls “fake” news about its […]

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The cheap, slow, and bulky Bayraktar TB2 drones taking down Russian armored tanks for Ukraine

Outmanned, outgunned, and relying on sheer willpower to repel Russia’s invading armies, Ukraine’s soldiers may have one big ace up their sleeve. Original article by Christiaan Hetzner at Fortune.com The Bayraktar TB2 drone, with a wingspan of 12 meters (472 inches) and equipped to carry four laser-guided bombs, has disabled multiple launch rocket systems as […]

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Will Russia turn to Syrian mercenaries for its Ukraine fight?

Evidence is emerging that the Syrian government and its Russian military partners are recruiting Syrian fighters for potential deployment to the former Soviet state. Original article from al-monitor.com As Russia’s war on Ukraine escalates, there is emerging evidence that the Syrian government and its Russian military partners are recruiting Syrian fighters for potential deployment to […]

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Putin says sanctions introduced on Russia are equal to a “declaration of war”

From CNN’s Mostafa Salem Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that the sanctions introduced on his country are “equivalent of a declaration of war.” Putin also said there are not planning on a state of emergency in Russia or enlisiting conscripts for the “operation” in Ukraine. “We could have taken a different course of action,” he […]