Why military leaders need to rethink battlefield intelligence in the age of smartphones

Recently, Ukrainian forces have taken advantage of Russian telephone signals to strike Occupied a temporary base in the city of Makiivka, killing dozens (or more – the death toll is highly disputed). The Russian Ministry of Defense later issued a rarity statment Attributing the unprecedented loss to the widespread, albeit unauthorized, use of personal phones. … Read more

14 people were killed in a helicopter crash near Kyiv, including the Ukrainian Minister of Interior

CNN – A helicopter carrying Ukraine’s interior ministry command team crashed near a kindergarten and apartment complex in the Kyiv region on Wednesday, killing at least 14 people, including all nine people on board, according to officials. Another 28 people were injured in the aftermath of the accident Brovary city Wednesday, Ukraine’s health minister said … Read more

How Ukraine Became a Laboratory of Western Weapons and Battlefield Innovation

CNN – Last fall, when Ukraine recaptured swathes of territory in a series of counterattacks, it bombed Russian forces With American made artillery and missiles. Some of that artillery was a home-made targeting system developed by Ukraine on the battlefield. A piece of Ukrainian-made software has turned readily available tablets and smartphones into sophisticated targeting … Read more

Deaths and power outages due to Russian missiles hitting several cities in Ukraine | News of the war between Russia and Ukraine

Russia has unleashed a new salvo of missiles at targets across Ukraine, killing at least 14 people in the east-central city of Dnipro and disrupting energy supplies in the Kyiv and Kharkiv regions, officials said. The attacks on Saturday destroyed a nine-storey apartment building in Dnipro, reducing an entire section of the building to rubble … Read more

Zelensky mocks Russian forces fighting for “credit” on Solidar | conflict news

The head of Wagner’s mercenary group, Yevgeny Prigozhin, accused the Russian military establishment of trying to “steal victory” at Solidar. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky mocked the infighting between Russia’s defense ministry and Wagner’s group of mercenaries over who should be given credit for the effort to capture the town of Solidar, saying it showed “a … Read more

Ukraine says Russian claims about control of Solidar are untrue and fighting continues

Ukraine’s military and President Volodymyr Zelensky said claims by Russia’s Wagner Group that Russian forces had captured the eastern town of Solidar were false and that fighting was continuing. “The terrorist state and its promoters are trying to pretend that part of our town is Solidar… some kind of Russian property,” Zelensky said in a … Read more

Taiwan: A war game simulation suggests that a Chinese invasion of Taiwan will fail at great cost to the US, Chinese, and Taiwanese militaries.

CNN – Chinese invasion Taiwan In the year 2026, thousands of casualties will result in the ranks of the Chinese, American, Taiwanese, and Japanese forces, and it is unlikely that this will result in a victory for Beijing, according to a prominent independent think tank in Washington, which conducted a war game simulation of a … Read more

Putin is avoiding the blame game on Russia – for now – after the Ukraine attack

CNN – It was New Year’s Eve, one of the most cherished holidays in the country Russia. Recruits into President Vladimir Putin The war against Ukraine – Hundreds of them were mobilized only months ago – they were gathered in temporary barracks, a vocational school in the occupied city of Makevka, in the Donetsk region. … Read more

Ukraine: Kyiv rejects Putin’s cease-fire call as hypocrisy

CNN – Russian president Russian President Vladimir Putin His defense minister ordered Ukraine to implement a temporary 36-hour ceasefire this week to allow Orthodox Christians to attend Christmas services, according to a statement from the Kremlin on Thursday. But the proposal was quickly dismissed as “hypocritical” by Ukrainian officials. Putin’s order came after the leader … Read more

Makevka attack: Russia says its forces’ cell phone use triggered a Ukrainian strike

CNN – A rare public blame game broke out between the Russian government and some pro-Kremlin leaders and military experts, after Moscow appeared to blame its soldiers’ use of mobile phones. Ukrainian strike that killed at least 89 soldiers on New Year’s Day. The Russian Ministry of Defense said that the “main reason” for the … Read more