Zelensky was ‘close to explosions’ during trip to front line, spokesman says

The Russian military has set its sights on the industrial city of Dnipro in the southeast of the country as one of the war’s “main targets”, Zelensky said. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, centre, with servicemen during his visit to Zaporizhzhia on Sunday. Photo: Ukrainian Presidential Press Service / AFP / Handout To protect the region’s … Read more

Ukraine war: Kyiv denies Zelensky has fired top general after reports

Zelensky’s spokesman Serhiy Nykyforov also denied the reports. Commander-in-Chief Valerii Zaluzhnyi and other defence leaders. Photo: Ministry of Defence of Ukraine via Reuters “This is not the subject of discussion,” he said, according to the Ukrainian news agency Interfax-Ukraine. The 50-year-old Zaluzhnyi became commander-in-chief a few months before the Russian invasion in February 2022. Under … Read more

Amid War With Russia, Ukraine’s Zelensky Declares His Income As Part Of Transparency Drive

In 2021, Zelensky and his family reported income of $286,168 Kyiv: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky made public his income over a two-year period on Sunday as part of a drive to promote transparency and root out endemic corruption. In a post on the presidential website, Zelensky noted that his income had declined in 2021 and further in … Read more

At least 27 feared dead after blast strikes shopping market in Russia-held Ukrainian city of Donetsk

AT LEAST 27 people are feared dead after a deadly blast struck a market in the Russia-controlled Ukrainian city of Donetsk. Around 25 more are also thought to have been injured after a shell struck the city in eastern Ukraine. 4 At least 27 people were killed during a strike on a market place in … Read more

Ukraine says China needed for peace process after Davos meeting

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is displayed on a screen via video link as World Economic Forum (WEF) participants stand for a minute of silence to pay tribute to Ukraine’s late interior minister at the Congress centre during the WEF annual meeting in Davos on January 18, 2023. Fabrice Coffrini | Afp | Getty Images China needs … Read more

In New Year Message, Ukraine’s Zelensky Vows To Wreak “Wrath” Against Russia

“Next year, the enemy will feel the wrath of domestic production,” Zelensky said. Kyiv: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky vowed in his New Year’s address Sunday to wreak “wrath” against Russian forces in 2024, despite what he said were attempts to “undermine” support for Kyiv. His message came less than 72 hours after Moscow launched a … Read more

Ukraine retaliates with drone swarm after ‘massive’ Russian strike kills 39

Russia said its air defence shot down 32 Ukrainian drones, including near Moscow, in one of the biggest strikes on central Russia in recent months, with casualties reported in the Belgorod region. The drone swarm came a day after what Ukraine described as the heaviest Russian missile bombardment of the 22-month war. At least 39 … Read more

Furious Putin demands ‘revenge’ after Russian warship destroyed as he warns Ukraine war will grind on for 5 years

A FURIOUS Vladimir Putin has sent “revenge” squads into occupied Crimea to hunt down any locals who helped Kyiv blitz his warship. It comes amid revelations that the humiliated Russian tyrant vowed to drag his grinding war of attrition in Ukraine out for at least five more years. 6 The raging inferno in the aftermath … Read more

Ukraine considers army proposal to mobilise another 500,000 for war with Russia

“This is a very serious number,” he said. Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky at his end-of-year news conference. Photo: Reuters Ukraine’s troop numbers are not known, but it has said in the past it has around 1 million people under arms. Russia has been expanding its army during the war and said on Tuesday it planned … Read more

Russia hails Hungary for blocking £42billion package of aid from EU to Ukraine

RUSSIA hailed Hungary yesterday for blocking a £42billion package of aid from the EU to Ukraine. PM Viktor Orban, a pal of Vladimir Putin, kiboshed the deal in a rage at talks over Ukraine joining the bloc. 2 Viktor Orban kiboshed the deal in a rage at talks over Ukraine joining the blocCredit: Reuters 2 … Read more