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Armed Forces of Ukraine hit nine enemy concentration areas, ammo depot

Armed Forces of Ukraine hit nine enemy concentration areas, ammo depot

Units of missile troops and artillery of the Armed Forces of Ukraine hit nine areas of concentration of enemy manpower and an ammunition depot on Tuesday, January 31. The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said this in an operational update as of 18:00 on January 31, Ukrinform reports. During the current day, aircraft of the Defense Forces of Ukraine launched nine strikes on the areas of concentration of enemy manpower, weapons and military equipment, and two strikes on the positions of their anti-aircraft missile systems. "The Russian invaders launched three air and three missile strikes during the…
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France to send 12 more Caesar self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine

France to send 12 more Caesar self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine

France will send 12 more Caesar self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine. According to Le Monde, French Defense Minister Sebastien Lecornu said this at a joint press conference with his Ukrainian counterpart Oleksiy Reznikov. Lecornu noted that the transfer of 12 Caesar self-propelled howitzers would be financed from a EUR 200 million fund that was approved by parliament. Read also: Reznikov, Macron to discuss F-16 deliveries to Ukraine in Paris - media According to Lecornu, France will also send 150 military specialists to Poland to train 600 Ukrainian soldiers per month and train a total of 2,000 Ukrainian soldiers by summer. As…
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Armed Forces of Ukraine to get up to 140 tanks from partners in first wave

Armed Forces of Ukraine to get up to 140 tanks from partners in first wave

In the first wave of supplies, the Armed Forces of Ukraine will receive from 120 to 140 tanks of modern Western models – Leopard 2, Challenger 2, M1 Abrams. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba said this at an online briefing, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. He noted that the January decisions on weapons indicate a new Euro-Atlantic consensus of partners: the stronger Ukraine is, the sooner this criminal war will be put to an end. A vivid embodiment of this rule is the formation of an international tank coalition which already includes 12 participants, Kuleba noted. "It is…
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Russians hit residential neighborhood in Bakhmut, killing child

Russians hit residential neighborhood in Bakhmut, killing child

Russian troops killed a child and injured five civilians in Bakhmut, Donetsk region.  The law enforcement officers opened an investigation into the violation of the laws and customs of war. "According to the investigation data, on January 31, 2023, the armed forces of the Russian Federation fired tube artillery at a residential neighborhood in the town of Bakhmut. As a result of the shelling, a man and a 12-year-old boy were killed," the Prosecutor General's Office posted on Telegram. In addition, five residents received injuries of varying degrees of severity. Medical assistance is provided to the injured. Shops, pharmacies, and…
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Poland discussing F-16 jets supply to Ukraine with NATO partners

Poland discussing F-16 jets supply to Ukraine with NATO partners

The country's authorities are discussing the issue of Poland's F-16 jets supply to Ukraine with NATO allies. Warsaw does not publicly reveal the details of its security assistance to Ukraine. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland Zbigniew Rau said this at a joint press conference with foreign ministers of the Baltic states in Riga, answering questions about Poland's F-16 jets supply to Ukraine, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. As the Polish minister noted, all of Poland's supplies to Ukraine are carried out "in close coordination and agreement with NATO allies." "As you know, the issue of aircraft is being discussed with…
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Russians strike Oleshky in Kherson region, damaging church

Russians strike Oleshky in Kherson region, damaging church

The Russian military shelled a church in the town of Oleshky on the occupied left bank of Kherson region. "Today, the occupiers shelled a church of the Orthodox Church of Moscow Patriarchate in the town of Oleshky," Oleshky Mayor Yevhen Ryshchuk posted on Telegram. In turn, the Kakhovka town territorial community posted on Facebook that the Russians hit a Kakhovka gymnasium on the morning of January 30. Private houses nearby were damaged. Nobody was injured. As reported, the Russian military wants to create a "grey zone" on both banks of the Dnipro River, so they shell the temporarily occupied bank…
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France, Australia to jointly produce artillery shells for Ukraine

France, Australia to jointly produce artillery shells for Ukraine

France and Australia will cooperate within the framework of a multi-million dollar project on the production of 155-mm artillery shells for Ukraine. This is according to a joint statement following France and Australia’s Second Ministerial Consultations on Foreign Affairs and Defense, reports the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Ukrinform saw. In addition, France and Australia expressed their shared commitment to Ukraine’s security and determination to continue supporting Ukraine, also calling on the Russian aggressor to withdraw from Ukraine immediately. Read also: Reznikov, Macron to discuss F-16 deliveries to Ukraine in Paris - media "The Armed Forces are…
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Ukraine defenders destroy five light boats carrying enemy recon groups

Ukraine defenders destroy five light boats carrying enemy recon groups

The Armed Forces of Ukraine over the past day destroyed five light motor boats carrying enemy sabotage and reconnaissance groups. That’s according to the General Staff of the Armed Forces, Ukrinform reports. The enemy intensified the operations of their sabotage and reconnaissance groups in the area of islands at the mouth of the Dnipro. Read also: Top spy believes Ukrainian troops crossing into Crimea not to trigger nuclear strike "Over the last day, the Defense Forces of Ukraine destroyed at least five light motor boats with such groups," the General Staff noted. As reported by Ukrinform, the Defense Forces of…
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Top spy believes Ukrainian troops crossing into Crimea not to trigger nuclear strike

Top spy believes Ukrainian troops crossing into Crimea not to trigger nuclear strike

The head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine’s Defense Ministry, Kyrylo Budanov, has denied the assumption that the advance of Ukrainian forces into Crimea would provoke Russian President Vladimir Putin to deploy nuclear weapons against Ukraine. That’s according to Budanov’s interview with The Washington Post, Ukrinform reports. “This is not true. And Crimea will be returned to us. I’ll tell you more: It all started in Crimea in 2014, and it will all end there,” Budanov said, answering a journalist question of whether Russia could nuke Ukraine if the latter’s army enters the temporarily occupied Crimea. “It’s a scare…
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Ukraine preparing to rebuff Russia’s possible offensive – Danilov

Ukraine preparing to rebuff Russia’s possible offensive – Danilov

Ukraine's military and political leadership understands all the threats and challenges, and Ukraine is preparing to deliver a powerful rebuff to a possible offensive by Russia. That's according to Oleksiy Danilov, the secretary of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council, Ukrinform reports, referring to the council's Facebook post. "Ukraine's military and political leadership, he emphasized, understands all the threats and challenges, and we are preparing to deliver a strong rebuff to a possible attack by the Russian Federation. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky negotiates with his foreign colleagues every day about military aid to Ukraine. Work continues every day to…
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