Russia Ukraine conflict dwell: ‘Nato and EU nations contemplating sending troopers to Kyiv’

Russian forces filter out deserted navy tools after Ukrainian troops’ retreat from Avdiivka

NATO members and nations within the European Union are contemplating sending troopers to Ukraine, in accordance with the prime minister of Slovakia.

Robert Fico – who has beforehand opposed sending navy provides to Ukraine – was talking forward of a gathering of European leaders in Paris on Monday.

“I’ll restrict myself to say that these theses (in preparation for the Paris assembly) suggest numerous NATO and EU member states are contemplating that they are going to ship their troops to Ukraine on a bilateral foundation,” Fico instructed a televised briefing following a gathering of Slovakia’s safety council.

“I can not say for what function and what they need to be doing there,” he stated, including that Slovakia, a member of the EU and NATO, wouldn’t be sending troopers to Ukraine.

Though members of NATO have provided billions of kilos value of assist to Kyiv, leaders have said they’re avoiding a direct battle with Russia.

When requested in regards to the feedback, Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala stated: “The Czech Republic definitely shouldn’t be getting ready to ship any troopers to Ukraine, no person has to fret about that.”

NATO had no rapid touch upon Fico’s remarks.

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A number of NATO nations ‘contemplating sending troopers to Ukraine’

A number of NATO and European Union members are contemplating sending troopers to Ukraine in accordance with the prime minister of Slovakia.

Robert Fico – who has opposed sending navy provides to Ukraine – was talking forward of a gathering of European leaders in Paris on Monday.

“I’ll restrict myself to say that these theses (in preparation for the Paris assembly) suggest numerous NATO and EU member states are contemplating that they are going to ship their troops to Ukraine on a bilateral foundation,” Fico instructed a televised briefing following a gathering of Slovakia’s safety council.

“I can not say for what function and what they need to be doing there,” he stated, including that Slovakia, a member of the EU and NATO, wouldn’t be sending troopers to Ukraine.

Fico stated he noticed a danger of a big escalation of the battle in Ukraine, and that extra info couldn’t be revealed to the general public.

Though members of NATO have provided billions in arms to Kyiv, leaders have said they’re avoiding a direct battle with Russia.

When requested in regards to the feedback, Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala stated: “The Czech Republic definitely shouldn’t be getting ready to ship any troopers to Ukraine, no person has to fret about that.”

NATO had no rapid touch upon Fico’s remarks.

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Athena Stavrou26 February 2024 17:21

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Inside a frontline drone ‘laboratory’ creating new methods for Ukraine’s troops to hit Putin’s forces

Askold Krushelnycky meets members of a battalion in japanese Ukraine utilizing 3D-printed explosive casings to construct ‘bomber’ drones to take out artillery, armoured autos and tanks

Joe Middleton27 February 2024 05:00

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ICYMI: Robert De Niro, Emma Thompson and different stars ship message of help to Ukraine

Half of Western arms deliveries are being delayed and the hold-up is placing lives and territories in danger, Ukraine’s defence minister has warned as troopers blamed a crippling lack of ammunition on Kyiv’s withdrawal from the important thing city of Avdiivka.

Talking from the Ukrainian capital at an occasion to mark the second anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion, Rustem Umerov stated within the “arithmetic of conflict” there are lethal penalties when promised navy help “doesn’t represent supply”.

He stated it was additionally unprecedented in historical past {that a} nation was anticipated to battle in opposition to an enemy with such a discrepancy in air energy and navy price range. It comes only a week after Kyiv was compelled to tug its forces out of Avdiivka within the east of the nation.

Joe Middleton27 February 2024 03:00

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ICYMI: Robert De Niro, Emma Thompson and different stars ship message of help to Ukraine

Robert De Niro, Emma Thompson and different stars ship message of help to Ukraine

Joe Middleton27 February 2024 02:00

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Russian drone forces German minister to chop Ukraine journey brief

Germany’s overseas minister was compelled to desert a diplomatic journey to Ukraine on Sunday after a drone hovered above her.

Annalena Baerbock was visiting a waterworks facility in Mykolayiv to coincide with the two-year anniversary of the conflict in Ukraine.

Nevertheless, a Russian drone was noticed close by forcing her to go away the scene and drive west to Moldova, in accordance with German broadcaster ZDF.

Joe Middleton27 February 2024 01:00

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Zelensky says Ukraine has misplaced 31,000 troopers in conflict and Russia’s losses are six occasions larger

No less than 31,000 Ukrainian troopers have been killed preventing again in opposition to the Russian invasion that started two years in the past, Volodymyr Zelensky stated on Sunday, offering the primary official demise toll from Kyiv in additional than a yr.

“31,000 Ukrainian troops have been killed on this conflict. Not 300,000, not 150,000… (Russian president Vladimir) Putin is mendacity there… However nonetheless, this can be a large loss for us,” he stated in a information convention on the Ukraine Yr Discussion board in Kyiv.

Mr Zelensky stated Russia’s casualties – each injured and useless – in the course of the invasion stood at 500,000, of which 180,000 have been Russian troopers killed within the conflict, in accordance with Kyiv’s estimates.

Joe Middleton26 February 2024 23:59

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Russia claims to have destroyed first of US Abrams tanks

Russian officers have claimed to have destroyed a US-supplied Abrams tank in Ukraine for the primary time.

The US started supplying the tanks to Ukrainian forces final September, sparking claims from Russian officers that the tanks would “burn”.

“From the very starting, our troopers stated that these tanks would burn identical to others,” state information company RIA quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying – referring to earlier cases the place Russia says it has destroyed Western weaponry in Ukraine.

Reuters couldn’t instantly confirm a video revealed on social media that purported to indicate an Abrams on fireplace.

Joe Middleton26 February 2024 23:00

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Watch: Zelensky warns Ukraine won’t exist if Russia wins conflict

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Joe Middleton26 February 2024 21:39

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Russian drone drives German minister out of Ukraine

Germany’s Overseas minister was compelled to chop her journey in southern Ukraine brief on Sunday as a Russian drone repeatedly hovered close by.

Annalena Baerbock was visiting a waterworks facility in Mykolayiv to coincide with the two-year anniversary of the conflict in Ukraine.

Nevertheless, a Russian drone was noticed close by forcing her to go away the scene, in accordance with German broadcaster ZDF.

It got here after she pledged an £85 million assist bundle for Ukraine and stated Germany is “racking our brains” to discover a method to ship extra assist.

(AP)

Athena Stavrou26 February 2024 17:13

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Russia claims to have destroyed first of US Abrams tanks

Russian officers have claimed to have destroyed a US-supplied Abrams tank in Ukraine for the primary time.

The US started supplying the tanks to Ukrainian forces final September, sparking claims from Russian officers that the tanks would “burn”.

“From the very starting, our troopers stated that these tanks would burn identical to others,” state information company RIA quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying – referring to earlier cases the place Russia says it has destroyed Western weaponry in Ukraine.

Reuters couldn’t instantly confirm a video revealed on social media that purported to indicate an Abrams on fireplace.

(Lehtikuva/AFP through Getty Pictures)

Athena Stavrou26 February 2024 16:47

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