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US, allies betting on continued conflict in Ukraine, says Kremlin
... that common sense would prevail and the sides will return to the negotiation table. Peskov commented that the time for talks will come soon, as the demand for pacifying the situation is low. Kiev will have to understand all the demands put forward by Moscow before the talks can continue, the Kremlin spokesman pointed out. He said that Kiev just needs to sit down at the table and sign a document that has already been largely agreed, and that the Ukrainian government is aware of Russia's position. Moscow and Kiev started peace talks just ...
Updated: 07/03/2022
Ukraine still plans to attack Kerch Bridge, says top aide
... acknowledged that it was a tough task, even with weapons of sufficient range, as one of its 595 pillars would need to be destroyed. He claimed that it was built in a way that one would need to use tactical nuclear weapons to bring it down. In mid-June, Moscow was aware of the Ukrainian threats and took notice, according to the Kremlin Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov . The Russian Armed Forces took measures to protect the security of the Kerch Bridge and the whole of Crimea, he said.
Updated: 07/03/2022
US embassy in Moscow changes its map address to Donetsk People's Republic Square
... operation, Russian authorities have warned the West not to pump up Ukraine with weapons, claiming it will only prolong the fighting. Moscow is not the first city to name or rename a square or street outside a foreign power embassy in a symbolic manner. In February ... ... outside the Russian embassy after murdered Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov , who was gunned down on a bridge outside Kremlin on February 27, 2015. Russian law enforcement apprehended the hitmen involved in the crime, who were sentenced to lengthy ...
Updated: 07/03/2022
Three killed in suspected Ukrainian shelling
... territory did not stop. Kiev accused Russian troops of attacking residential areas and killing civilians throughout Ukraine. Moscow insists that its forces are only striking military targets. Russia sent troops into Ukraine on February 24, citing Kiev ... ... admitted that Kiev 's main goal was to use the ceasefire to buy time and create powerful armed forces. In February 2022, the Kremlin recognized the Donbass republics as independent states and demanded that Ukraine officially declare itself as a neutral ...
Updated: 07/03/2022
Putin says Russia's objectives in Ukraine have not changed
... is obvious. Everything was fine before between us, but now there will be tension if we are threatened. Putin underlined that Moscow does not view the potential threats from Stockholm and Helsinki as being as dangerous as those coming from Kiev in recent ... ... admitted that Kiev 's main goal was to use the ceasefire to buy time and create powerful armed forces. In February 2022, the Kremlin recognized the Donbass republics as independent states and demanded that Ukraine officially declare itself a neutral ...
Updated: 07/03/2022
Russian-controlled Berdyansk port re-opened after mines removal
... Saulenko claimed that the port was already up and running by then. Russian forces seized the city in late February, just days after Moscow launched its offensive. The region of Zaporozhsky is located near Russia's Crimea and the Donetsk Republic. A pro-Moscow ... ... official said that the Russian military seized over 70% of the region by late May. Kiev and its Western allies have accused the Kremlin of blocking Ukrainian grain from passing through the Black Sea after the start of the armed conflict. The West states ...
Updated: 07/03/2022
Ukraine accuses Russia of dropping incendiary phosphorus bombs on Snake Island
... a location given as Snake Island in this image released on Friday by the chief of Ukraine's general staff via Telegram. KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine's army accused Russia of dropping incendiary white phosphorus on Snake Island on Friday, the day after Moscow s forces retreated from the strategic rocky outcrop on the southwestern part of the Black Sea that is key to the Kremlin 's war aims. Control of the island, a tiny speck of land 20 miles off the coast of Odesa, has played an outsize role throughout the war, is vital for the control of the Black Sea, including important shipping routes. Some observers said that the ...
Updated: 07/02/2022
Ukraine accuses Russia of dropping explosives on Snake Island
... dropped on a location known as Snake Island was released by the chief of Ukraine's general staff via Telegram on Friday. KYIV, Ukraine - Ukraine's army has accused Russia of dropping incendiary white phosphorus on Snake Island on Friday, just after Moscow s forces retreated from the strategic rocky outcrop on the southwestern part of the Black Sea that is key to the Kremlin 's war aims. Control of the island, a tiny speck of land 20 miles off the coast of Odesa, has played an outsize role throughout the war, is vital for the control of the Black Sea, including important shipping routes. Some observers said that the ...
Updated: 07/02/2022
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