Ukraine: Banned Landmines Harm Civilians

Ukraine should investigate its military’s apparent use of thousands of rocket-fired antipersonnel landmines in and around the eastern city of Izium when Russian forces occupied the area, Human Rights Watch said today. Human Rights Watch documented numerous cases in which Read More …

Turkey ‘is sending cluster bombs to Ukraine’ as it treads a tightrope in relations with Russia

Turkey is sending Ukraine US-designed cluster bombs after Kyiv was denied the weapons by Washington, it is claimed. American and European officials have told Foreign Policy that Ankara is supplying Ukraine with the potent – but controversial – artillery-fired weapon, Read More …

Russia’s FSB liquidated Ukrainian sabotage group trying to enter Bryansk region

Russia’s FSB security service said on Monday that a four-person Ukrainian “sabotage group” had been “liquidated” while trying to enter Russia’s Bryansk region, which borders Ukraine, on Sunday, Russian news agencies reported. “As a result of a clash on December Read More …

Central African Republic: Russian Culture Centre Head Wounded In Assassination Attempt

The head of the Russian House in the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR) Bangui has been injured, a Russian embassy representative told TASS Friday. “The head of the Russian House received an anonymous parcel Friday and opened it, Read More …

Biden administration weighs Ukrainian requests for access to US stockpile of controversial cluster munitions

Ukrainian officials and lawmakers have in recent months urged the Biden administration and members of Congress to provide the Ukrainian military with cluster munition warheads, weapons that are banned by more than 100 countries but that Russia continues to use Read More …

Ukraine: Russia-installed deputy head of Melitopol survives assassination attempt

An attempt was reportedly made on the life of a Kremlin-installed leader in the occupied city of Melitopol in southern Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia region on Tuesday. Nikolai Volyk, the deputy head of Melitopol, was leaving his home when an improvised explosive Read More …

Russian intelligence claims to have thwarted terrorist attack on South Stream pipeline

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) reported Thursday that it successfully foiled a suspected terrorist attack on the South Stream pipeline, which transports natural gas from Russian territory to countries such as Bulgaria, Italy and Austria. Russian authorities said that several Read More …

Ukraine accused of using controversial ‘butterfly’ mines against Russia

The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) recently accused the Ukrainian Armed Forces of planting PFM-1s, also known as butterfly mines, throughout residential areas of Russian-controlled Donbas. The Russian MFA also claimed that “the use of butterfly mines goes against Read More …

Ukraine’s Shadowy Kamikaze Drone Boats Officially Break Cover

We have now gotten our best look yet at Ukraine’s tactical uncrewed surface vessels, or USVs, which were employed in an unprecedented attack on the Russian Navy’s base in Sevastopol on the occupied Crimean Peninsula last month, thanks to an Read More …

Ukraine: State Duma deputy’s security car blows up on French HPD anti-tank mine in Kherson region

The security car of State Duma deputy Alexander Borodai was reportedly blown up by a mine in the Kherson region, as reported on Monday, November 7. According to military correspondent Chingis Dambiev via his Telegram channel, the State Duma deputy’s Read More …