April 21, 2024

Balkan Travellers

Comprehensive up-to-date news coverage, aggregated from sources all over the world

Ukraine’s new defense minister demands ‘more heavy weapons’ from West

Ukraine’s new defense minister demands ‘more heavy weapons’ from West

Cover Image: New Ukrainian Defense Minister Rustom Omerov at an international conference in Kyiv on September 8, 2023. Efrem Lukatsky / AB

  • When asked about the American channel CNN, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday rejected the possibility of a deal with Vladimir Putin. “If you want to compromise or talk to someone, you can’t do it with a liar”He said about the Russian president.
  • According to a report by Downing Street, British planes fly over the Black Sea to “prevent Russia from launching illegal attacks against civilian ships carrying grain”. After pulling out of the grain deal in July, Russia said it considers all ships bound for Ukrainian ports military targets, and Russian attacks have targeted Ukrainian ports.
  • Volodymyr Zelensky acknowledged on Friday that Russia, with its air superiority, was stopping a Ukrainian counteroffensive.Complaining about a lull in Western military aid and economic sanctions aimed at Moscow due to “Processes become more complex and slower”.
  • The president of Ukraine announced himself on Friday “ready” To organize elections in his country in time of war “If People Need It”. Before the Russian invasion of Ukraine began in 2022, Kyiv had planned to hold presidential and parliamentary elections in 2024.

Find us live from Friday 8th September by clicking this link.

Read our articles, analyzes and reports on the war in Ukraine

Encryption. The world’s fragmented G20 hostages

Encryption. Elon Musk is an unpredictable partner in the defense industry

facts. In Georgia, Joseph Borrell urges government to speed up reforms: “Russia will be happy if we fail”

See also  LIVE - War in Ukraine: Putin considers shooting down of Russian military plane by Ukrainians 'blatant'.

Encryption. Armenia distances itself from Russia

facts. Elections in Russia and occupied Ukrainian territories, without a word about war

Report. At the Polish border, Ukrainian customs officials are under pressure

Analysis. Paris 2024 Olympics: Russians and Belarusians put to the test of neutrality

Tribune. “Let’s form a coalition of countries ready to create limited no-fly zones in Ukraine”

Portrait. New Defense Minister Roustem Oumierov in the fight against corruption

narrative. Imprisoned in Russia at age 16, Egor Balashikin was a “terrorist” who wanted to “be a man.”

cards. Maps of the war in Ukraine since the start of the Russian invasion in February 2022