A Russian official warns the West of destruction because of the arming of Ukraine

Kyiv, Ukraine (AP) — The speaker of Russia’s lower house of parliament warned on Sunday that countries that supply Ukraine with more powerful weapons risked its destruction, a message that came after new pledges of armored vehicles, air defense systems and other equipment but not battle tanks Kyiv requested. Supporters of Ukraine pledged billions of … Read more

Germany pressed tanks for Ukraine; Kyiv expresses frustration

Berlin (AFP) – Germany has faced mounting pressure to supply battle tanks to Kyiv, and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky expressed frustration about not getting enough weapons as Western allies agreed Thursday on how best to support Ukraine after nearly 11 months of war. Russian invasion. Germany’s new defense minister, Boris Pistorius, greeted US Secretary of … Read more