Russian forces may be able to make more gains north and northwest of Avdiivka, but rough terrain in areas farther west will slow down advancing troops.
A new U.S. sanctions package against Russia may threaten Russian oil exports to India, a major source of funding for its invasion of Ukraine, Reuters reported on Feb. 28.
38-year-old man charged with conspiring to obtain or share information prejudicial to the safety and interest of the UK to appear in court Wednesday
President Volodymyr Zelensky arrived in Albania on Feb. 27 to attend the second Ukraine-Balkans summit this week.
Debris from an intercepted drone caused a short circuit in the power grid of a critical infrastructure facility. A fire broke out at the site, but was soon extinguished.
“It is necessary and urgent for our coalition to find a way to unlock the value of these immobilized assets to support Ukraine’s continued resistance and long-term reconstruction,” U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said.
Editor's note: This investigation, based on leaks obtained by Delfi Estonia and compiled for a joint investigation with VSquare and Frontstory.pl, Expressen, Meduza and iStories, Paper Trail Media, Der Spiegel and ZDF, Der Standard, and Tamedia publications, has been republished by the Kyiv Independent with VSquare's permission....
Moscow seen continuing to help with Pyongyang's spy satellite program
The European Parliament voted to approve the 50 billion euro ($54 billion) funding package for Ukraine, known as the Ukraine Facility, as part of the EU budget on Feb. 27.
Ukrainian forces shot down the second Russian Su-34 attack plane in a single day on Feb. 27, the Air Force reported.
The two villages are located north of Lastochkyne, which was occupied by Russian troops on Feb. 26.
Europe must spend more on defense to deter Russia, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said in an interview with Financial Times on Feb. 27. She called Europe "naive," for not doing it sooner.
Sometimes Emmanuel Macron is correct. Like he was today. The United States is not committed to beating Russia. It wants Ukraine to fight to the last child. That's ridiculous and unfair. If NATO sent in troops, this war would be over in less than a year. The Russian army sucks. Go in there and push them the hell out.
President Volodymyr Zelensky and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman held a meeting during Zelensky's visit to Saudi Arabia where they discussed the implementation of Ukraine's peace formula, among other topics, the Presidential Office reported on Feb. 27.
Kyiv unlikely to be able to mount fresh counteroffensive until late summer at very earliest, says Adm Sir Tony Radakin
"I think the consequence of inaction every day in Ukraine is dire. I’ve been speaking to some of our G7 partners, and they’re very concerned," U.S. President Joe Biden said.
The U.S. will not send American troops to Ukraine, U.S. National Security Council spokesperson John Kirby said at a press conference on Feb. 27.
30 years ago, Ukraine got rid of its nuclear arsenal...a substantial one...in exchange for a guarantee from the US and UK that they would protect Ukraine.
(Russia agreed too, that's how much you can trust Russians)
Ukraine trusted the US for protection.
NATO Troops in Ukraine?
Germany rebuffs Macron on troops in Ukraine and tells Paris to ‘supply more weapons’
Berlin and central European countries reject French president’s comments on deploying forces
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