Flood of weapons to Ukraine raises fear of arms smuggling

President Biden is expected to sign in the coming days a $40 billion security-assistance package that will supercharge the flow of missiles, rockets, artillery and drones to a war-torn Ukraine. But what remains unclear is Washington’s ability to keep track Read More …

Mine clearance in Ukraine may take 5-10 years

“Based on international experience, mine clearance may take from 5 to 10 years,” Oleh Bondar, Head of the Pyrotechnic Works and Humanitarian Demining Department of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, said during a briefing at the Ukraine Media Center–Ukrinform. Read More …

Transnistria Foils ‘terror Bid’ Involving Drone Near Television Studio

The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Transnistria reported that a drone was spotted near the Mayak television and radio centre during the night of May 3. According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the “attempt of a terrorist act” was Read More …

Video shows rigged Ukrainian drone dropping bomb on Russian troops

Ukrainian forces fighting against Russia’s invasion have begun to weaponize cheap consumer drones to fight back. A video published by Ukrainian forces on Telegram and shared on Twitter by Rob Lee, shows the view from a civilian-grade DJI Mavic drone Read More …

Ukrainian law enforcement officers continue painstaking work eliminating explosive hazards

“Destroy and do not stop”, – Metropolitan EOD technician Igor Wojciechowski on the seizure of enemy ammunition. Law enforcement officers continue painstaking work eliminating explosive objects using controlled explosions to neutralize them. After all, no undetonated projectile should harm civilians. Read More …

Russian PTKM-1R Top-attack Anti-vehicle Mine Documented in Ukraine

Images shared to social media indicate that the Russian PTKM-1R (ПТКМ-1Р) top-attack anti-vehicle landmine was recently employed in Ukraine. This munition is not known to have been previously employed on operations. It was shown for the first time outside Russia Read More …

Ukraine: Time of demining territory around Chornobyl NPP to be measured in months

The time for humanitarian demining of the area around the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) will be measured in months, Interior Minister Denys Monastyrsky has said. According to the Minister of Internal Affairs, the examination of the territory around the Read More …