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NATO chief says alliance will not back down on Ukraine aid

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has accused Russia of “trying to use winter as a weapon of war” as he called on member states to pledge more aid for Ukraine amid Moscow’s relentless attacks on the country’s power infrastructure. Russian attacks on Ukrainian infrastructure have left millions of people without power, heat and water as winter […]

Ukraine seeks more NATO aid amid ‘difficult’ front-line situation

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says Ukrainian forces are facing a “difficult” situation as they defend against attempted Russian advances in several regions, while NATO members promised more weapons to the war-hit country and equipment to help restore electricity infrastructure damaged by Russian attacks. Ukraine’s General Staff said on Wednesday its forces had repelled six Russian attacks […]

NATO says Russia using winter as a weapon in Ukraine war

Ukraine has prepared for more Russian attacks against energy and other critical infrastructure on Monday in what appears to be a weekly pattern, and warned of possible evacuations from the capital. Estonia’s foreign minister joined counterparts from six Baltic and Nordic nations — in the largest delegation to visit Ukraine since Russia launched its full-scale […]

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 279

As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its 279th day, we take a look at the main developments. Here is the situation as it stands on Tuesday, November 29: Fighting Russian forces shelled 30 settlements in Ukraine’s southern Kherson region 258 times in the past week, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said. Ukraine’s military said Russia kept up heavy […]

Ukraine’s Kyiv mayor rebuffs Zelenskyy criticism amid energy woes

The energy deprivation facing Ukrainians has renewed tensions between Ukraine’s president and Kyiv’s mayor amid a looming power crisis and the winter period setting in. Mayor Vitali Klitschko on Sunday defended himself against allegations levelled by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy that too many Kyiv residents were still without power and that centres that had been set […]

Zelenskyy warns of more Russian missile attacks on Ukraine

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has warned of new Russian missile attacks on his country, urging defence forces and citizens to be prepared to withstand a new week of strain on the power grid. The warning on Sunday came as snow fell in Kyiv and temperatures hovered around freezing with fog forecast overnight. City authorities said […]

US eyes long-range rockets for Ukraine as arms supplies dwindle

The Pentagon is considering a proposal to supply Ukraine with cheap, small precision bombs fitted onto abundantly available rockets, allowing Kyiv to strike far behind Russian lines as the West struggles to meet the demand for more weapons. US and allied military inventories are shrinking, and Ukraine faces an increasing need for more sophisticated arms […]