sábado, junio 15

Volodymyr Zelensky completes the Ukrainian General Staff

The essentials from February 9 at 10 p.m.

  • Volodymyr Zelensky calls on Congress to renew American support for Ukraine

“I thank our American partners who agree: we cannot let the war launched by Russia spread”, he declared in his evening speech. In Washington, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz urged Congress to unblock » very quickly « a budget envelope for Ukraine. A delegation of Republican and Democratic elected officials from the House of Representatives visited kyiv.

  • The new commander-in-chief of the Ukrainian army, Oleksandr Syrsky, calls for “improvement” of the Army

In his first public message, Oleksandr Syrsky called for “improvement” of the army so that Ukraine can win the war. “Only change and continuous improvement of the means and methods of warfare will allow us to succeed”he wrote on Telegram, before proclaiming: “Together towards victory!” ». His predecessor, General Valery Zaluzhny, was decorated with the title “Hero of Ukraine”.

  • Change in Ukrainian army commander-in-chief will not change course of war, Kremlin says

The replacement of General Valery Zaluzhny by Oleksandr Syrsky as commander-in-chief of Ukrainian forces will not change the course of the conflict with Russia, Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said on Friday.

  • First image of an F-16 in Ukrainian colors

Ukrainian pilots undergoing F-16 training in the United States and Europe say they » very impressed « by this plane, reports the Ukrainian service of Voice of America.

  • Norway announces supply of more anti-aircraft missiles to Ukraine
  • For Warsaw, Vladimir Putin’s statements to Tucker Carlson did not “no credibility”

Facing Tucker Carlson, Vladimir Putin unfolded his vision of a Russia provoked by kyiv and the West. The Russian president said Russia had no interest in seeing the war in Ukraine spread to other countries, such as Poland or Latvia. Poland, a country bordering Ukraine, has since launched a costly program to strengthen its defense capabilities, devoting up to 4% of its gross domestic product (GDP).

  • Faced with the influx of Ukrainian products, Polish farmers block border crossings with Ukraine

Farmers demonstrated at more than 250 sites across Poland, blocking traffic with their columns of tractors converging at slow speed towards major cities.

  • Ukraine claims drone attack on two refineries in Russia

Ukrainian special services claimed responsibility for a drone attack on two refineries in Russia during the night from Thursday to Friday. After announcing that the army had neutralized nineteen Ukrainian drones, Russia admitted on Friday that a fire had broken out in an oil refinery in Ilsky (Krasnodar region), without making a link between this incident and the drone attack