Ukraine could get any of 'a number of different' jets to rebuild its fighter fleet, but it won't be Russian, top US Air Force general says
Swedish, French, and other European-made fighter jets are options for Ukraine, but "probably not MiGs," Gen. Charles Q. Brown said Wednesday. US-made fighter jets are only one option for Ukraine as it looks to rebuild its air force to face Russia and other threats, US Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown said on Wednesday. Ukraine has lobbied the US to provide fighter jets — particularly the F-15 and F-16 — to help it counter Russia's larger and technologically superior force since Moscow attacked its smaller neighbor in February.
© Efrem Lukatsky/dpa/AP/picture Alliance Russia Create the most important thing shortly: Selenskyj demands punishment for cunning words in Hiroshima commemorative Gassparappell by network agency boss After the shelling of the Saporischschja nuclear power plant, the Ukrainian President Wolodymyr Selenskyj has sanctions demanded against Russia's nuclear industry. "Anyone who creates nuclear threats to other peoples is definitely unable to use nuclear technology safely," said Selenskyj in his video address on Saturday night. Specifically, he called for punitive measures against the Russian state company Rosatom.
The governments in Kyiv and Moscow had accused each other on Friday the shelling of Europe's largest nuclear power plant in the city of Enerhodar occupied by
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British spy chief says Russia is about to 'run out of steam' in Ukraine, opening the door for Ukrainian forces to 'strike back'
The British spy chief said that it's important for Ukrainian morale that they "demonstrate their ability to strike back."Throughout the buildup to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, NATO countries, including the US, insisted they would not send troops to the region amid concern that the presence of their personnel on the ground would lead to a dangerous escalation of the conflict.
accused Russia's troops of attacking the nuclear power plant itself. Selensykyj spoke of an "act of terrorism".
The Ministry of Defense in Moscow, on the other hand, blamed Ukrainian soldiers for the fire and announced that a power plant block had to be partially switched off. In addition, the electricity and water supply in some districts failed in Enerhodar.
© Alexander Ermochenko/Reuters A Russian soldier on Thursday in front of Europe's largest nuclear power plant in Enerhodar in the southeast of Ukraine Video: Ukraine accuses Russia of “Nuclear Terrorism” (dpa)
a few days ago IAEA concerned in view of the location around the power plant in the southeast of Ukraine. There is a combination of violations of all possible nuclear security measures, said IAEA boss Rafael Grossi of the German Welle. His organization has been prevented from an inspection since the beginning of the war.
In view of the global concerns that Russia could possibly use nuclear weapons in his war of aggression in Ukraine, the Mayor of Hiroshima called for nuclear disarmament. In a commemorative ceremony on the 77th anniversary of dropping a US atom bomb to the Japanese city, Mayor Kazumi Matsui warned that the dependence on nuclear deterrence in the world is becoming more important. "We have to make all nuclear buttons meaningless," said Matsui.
2 US volunteers believed to be fighting for Ukraine killed in Donbas, State Department says
It is believed that the US citizens were volunteer fighters, per ABC News. At least two other Americans have been killed while fighting against Russia.From the introduction of Russian currency to the complete shuttering of Ukrainian broadcasting, the Kremlin is taking extreme measures to make Ukrainian towns look, feel, and operate like Russia.
© Kenzaburo Fukuhahara/Kyodo News/AP Photo/Picture Alliance UN General Secretary António Guterres warned in the commemoration in the Friedenpark of Hiroshima that "crises with serious nuclear undertones" spread quickly - "from the Middle East to the Korean half -iteled towards the Russian invasion in Ukraine ". Humanity play with a charged weapon, so Guterres. He was the first time in twelve years that a UN boss took part in Hiroshima's annual commemoration. Russia and its ally Belarus were not invited. Gas-Spar-appell from network agency boss The Germans have to save significantly more energy from the perspective of the Federal Network Agency after new cuts in Russian gas deliveries than previously assumed. "If we do not save vigorously and don't get any additional gas, we have a problem," said the head of the government of the newspaper "Welt am Sonntag". A lack of gas can only be prevented if consumers save at least 20 percent. In addition, the passing of gas to neighboring countries would also have to be reduced by 20 percent, and you need ten to 15 gigawatt hours of gas from other countries.
President Zelenskyy says Ukrainian forces are counterattacking and advancing towards the captured city of Kherson
UK intelligence states that Russia may see a "significant military and political setback" as Ukraine counterattacks target Russian-occupied Kherson.Throughout the buildup to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, NATO countries, including the US, insisted they would not send troops to the region amid concern that the presence of their personnel on the ground would lead to a dangerous escalation of the conflict.
© Thomas Trutschel/Photothek/Picture Alliance can only be heated individual rooms soon? (Symbol image) Private households are not protected from prescribed restrictions in the case of an gas deficiency , said Müller. "It is certainly not protected by the regulation if someone thinks they have to heat their apartment at excessive temperatures in this emergency." In principle, regulations are also conceivable that only allow the heating of individual rooms. "I don't want to speculate about anything because we still have these discussions," said Müller. "But I want to say clearly: In order to secure jobs, I consider savings measures for private households, as long as they do not touch the protected, vital area, is legitimate." AR/STI (dpa, AFP, RTR)
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Ukraine war hangs over UN meeting on nukes treaty's legacy .
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — There was already plenty of trouble to talk about when a major U.N. meeting on the landmark Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty was originally supposed to happen in 2020. Now the pandemic-postponed conference finally starts Monday as Russia's war in Ukraine has reanimated fears of nuclear confrontation and cranked up the urgency of trying to reinforce the 50-year-old treaty. “It is a very, very difficult moment," said BeatriceNow the pandemic-postponed conference finally starts Monday as Russia's war in Ukraine has reanimated fears of nuclear confrontation and cranked up the urgency of trying to reinforce the 50-year-old treaty.