As Russia pushes forward, Ukrainian soldiers say U.S. aid delays have left them exposed

As Russia pushes forward, Ukrainian soldiers say U.S. aid delays have left them exposed

Those needs are already being felt. “Ammunition stalling greatly impacts us on the battlefield,” said U.S. Army veteran Miro Popovich, a combat volunteer fighting in Ukraine’s southern Kherson region. Popovich, 34, said his unit was caught in heavy artillery fire a few weeks ago that lasted for two hours, but Ukrainian forces were unable to … Read more

US, allies responsible for Ukrainian defeats at Avdiivka: NATO official

US, allies responsible for Ukrainian defeats at Avdiivka: NATO official

Western allies bear responsibility for Ukraine’s withdrawal from the embattled city of Avdiivka, one NATO foreign minister has said, as Ukrainian commanders blame a severe ammunition drought for Kyiv’s most-significant battlefield loss since Bakhmut was abandoned in summer 2023. “All the countries have this responsibility,” Margus Tsakhna told Newsweek on the sidelines of the Munich … Read more

Ukrainian forces withdrawing from Avdiivka

Ukrainian forces withdrawing from Avdiivka

After grueling months of fighting Russian forces, Ukrainian troops have withdrawn from the battered town of Avdiivka, the armed forces commander said Saturday. The retreat expands Moscow’s control of Ukraine’s east and delivers a symbolic victory for President Vladimir Putin as he is about to be re-elected. Col. Gen. Oleksandr Syrskyi, the commander-in-chief of Ukraine’s … Read more

First photo of Ukrainian F-16 is making Russia “nervous”: Kyiv Official

First photo of Ukrainian F-16 is making Russia “nervous”: Kyiv Official

Russian officials are getting a “little nervous” over the first published photo of an F-16 fighter jet marked with a Ukrainian seal, said a spokesperson for Kyiv’s Air Force Yuriy Ihnat. The American-made fighter jets have been long sought after by Ukraine, which is set to receive several dozens of the aircraft over the next … Read more