War in Ukraine: A 360-degree virtual journey past bombed buildings

A website that replicates Google Street View is providing an interactive 360-degree tour along Ukraine’s bombed out roads. The Undeniable Street View lets you take a journey past destroyed schools, playgrounds and homes. Filmed by a former Google photographer, the project has been funded in part by the Ukrainian government’s redevelopment and defence fund. Source … Read more

Ukraine inflated International Legion numbers – NYT — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

The newspaper’s story is the latest of many tales of corruption and incompetence to surface from the volunteer unit The true number of recruits that signed up for Ukraine’s International Legion was several times smaller than the figure touted by officials in Kiev, the New York Times reported on Saturday. Additionally, some of the most … Read more

Ukraine war throws wrench in massive Russian arms deal after they miss delivery, India says

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Russia is unable to meet its commitments to deliver vital defense supplies to India, with Indian Air Force claiming that the war in Ukraine has depleted Moscow’s military supplies.  An IAF statement, which was presented before a parliamentary committee and posted on its website earlier this week, said that a planned “major delivery” of Russian … Read more

Turkey’s Erdoğan urges end of Ukraine war in call with Putin – POLITICO

Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Saturday called for the “immediate cessation” of the war in Ukraine during a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Erdoğan also “thanked President Putin for his positive stance regarding the extension of the Black Sea Grain Initiative” and added that the two countries “could take further steps” when … Read more

EU nation scolds Germany over lack of support for Ukraine — RT World News

Berlin is “not as generous” as it should be in providing Kiev with money and arms, the Polish PM has alleged Germany is failing to support Ukraine with the required amount of military and economic support, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki claimed on Friday. In an interview with Politico, Morawiecki issued a stark rebuke of … Read more

England vs. Ukraine: Reminders of war motivate underdog ahead of Wembley clash

London CNN  —  It may be thousands of miles from the frontline, but the Ukrainian soccer team is never far from the horrors of war. While the squad has assembled in the leafy suburbs of London ahead of its Euro 2024 qualifying match against England, Russian forces continue to bombard Ukraine – with deadly missile … Read more

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg welcomes Norway’s ‘significant’ miltary aid to Ukraine

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has praised Norway’s financial and military aid to Ukraine, one day after a delivery of eight German-made Leopard tanks sent by Oslo arrived in the country.  “I welcome Norway’s significant financial, humanitarian and military aid to Ukraine,” Stoltenberg said on Friday at a joint press conference in Brussels with Norwegian Prime … Read more

Ukraine Says ‘Managing to Stabilize’ Battle for Bakhmut

Kyiv said its forces were “managing to stabilize” the situation around Bakhmut, a now-destroyed city in eastern Ukraine that has seen the longest battle of the Russian invasion. Bakhmut — which once had an estimated population of around 70,000 people — has been virtually emptied of civilians over months of fierce fighting between Russian and … Read more

Ukraine not ready for offensive – Zelensky — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Kiev’s troops are suffering from a lack of ammunition, the Ukrainian president has said Ukraine has not yet accumulated enough resources to stage an offensive, President Vladimir Zelensky has admitted. In an interview released on Saturday by the Japanese newspaper Yomiuri, Zelensky said that the situation on the frontline “was not good,” explaining that Ukraine … Read more