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War: You’ve made a big mistake – NATO tells Russia

War: You’ve made a big mistake – NATO tells Russia

NATO Secretary-General, Jens Stoltenberg has said that it was clear Russia underestimated Ukraine’s resistance. According to him, President Vladimir Putin of Russia also underestimated the unity of the NATO military alliance, adding that Putin has made a big mistake. “He [Putin] has made a big mistake; he totally underestimated the strength of Ukrainian armed forces,” he told CNN. According to him, President Putin did not foresee the courage being displayed by President Volodymyr Zelensky and the people of Ukraine. He also claimed that the Russian leader had failed in achieving one of his major objectives at the beginning of the…
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War: Sweden to send demining, anti-tank weapons to Ukraine

War: Sweden to send demining, anti-tank weapons to Ukraine

Sweden said on Thursday that it will be donating anti-tank weapons and demining equipment to Ukraine to help wage war against Russia. Sweden, one of the two countries that have just joined NATO, will be sending weapons worth 500 million Swedish Krona ($49 million) to Ukraine. According to the country’s defense ministry spokesperson, Toni Eriksson, the equipment was requested by the Ukrainian government. He said they would be delivered “as soon as possible.” The ministry revealed that Sweden has already donated military equipment to Ukraine on four previous occasions. He further told CNN that they will also be providing further…
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War: Russia bombards Ukraine with kamikaze drones

War: Russia bombards Ukraine with kamikaze drones

A Ukrainian military official has revealed that Russian forces are using kamikaze drones for cross-border attacks into the northeastern Sumy region of the country. The portable so-called kamikaze drones carry warheads and detonate on impact. They are small and disposable devices equipped with cameras and GPS that when launched, locate nearby enemy assets and dive on command. The town of Krasnopillya was shelled with mortars four times and bombarded with “kamikaze drones,” Dmytro Zhyvytskyy said Tuesday, according to CNN. Four people were wounded, he added. “In general the situation is quite tense. Yesterday the communities and territories along the border…
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China, India eye Russian oil, move to jettison Nigeria

China, India eye Russian oil, move to jettison Nigeria

Nigeria may lose its largest crude oil buyers, China and India, as both countries plan to negotiate Russian oil at discount prices. India is said to be asking Russia for below $70 per barrel discount price. The duo’s move comes as Europe considers banning Russian oil due to the country’s invasion of Ukraine. OPEC’s Secretary-General, Mohammad Barkindo, during his address at the Offshore Technology Conference, OTC, in Houston on Wednesday, reiterated that there was no replacement for Russia’s 7 million barrels per day oil market supply. The European Commission had proposed a full ban on Russian crude oil following the…
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‘I don’t believe the world’ – Zelensky says as Russian forces close entry, exit the Ukrainian city

‘I don’t believe the world’ – Zelensky says as Russian forces close entry, exit the Ukrainian city

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said it is now difficult for him to believe the world. The President said he can no longer believe the reliability of “some countries or some leaders” following the invasion of his country by Russia. Zelensky said when asked on CNN whether he finds the slogan “never again,” is used by most world leaders which is associated with Holocaust, now “hollow”, following alleged war crimes in Ukraine. “I don’t believe the world. After we have seen what’s going on in Ukraine, we’ve — I mean that I don’t believe to this feeling that we should believe…
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