Troops

Putin’s troops baffled by Ukraine’s steadfastness as he ‘breathes in’ – ‘Stronger than expected’ | World | News

Today marks five weeks since Russia invaded Ukraine by land, sea and air in a brutal campaign of military aggression. The bloody conflict has killed more than 1,000 civilians and displaced four million from Ukraine. More than two million refugees are children, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef). Combined with the 2.5 million …

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Putin ‘misjudged’ the capabilities of Russian troops, says spy chief – ‘Exaggeration’ | World | News

In a speech given in Australia, Sir Jeremy Fleming, said Putin’s advisers were “afraid to tell the truth” about the extent of his guilt. The head of Britain’s GCHQ intelligence service said: “It all adds to the strategic miscalculation that Western leaders have warned of Putin. “It’s become his personal war, at a cost to …

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Russian soldiers leave Chernobyl as Putin ‘repositions troops’ in major tactical move | World | News

Pentagon sources said strike forces “walked away from the Chernobyl facility” and headed towards Belarus, having captured the site on February 24 when they first entered Ukraine. The US believes that Putin did not withdraw his troops but instead redistributed them as his invasion failed to make any significant progress after they faced fierce resistance …

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Putin insults Russian troops ‘switch side’ to join Ukrainian forces | World | News

Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense said in Telegram on Wednesday that the legionary commander visited detained Russian troops to select new recruits. They added that the “first volunteers” had “started” their training, including weapons training. They said: “Today legionary personnel, under the guidance of instructors of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, studied the NLAW grenade launcher.” They …

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Ukraine war: Putin is humiliated as defecting troops learn how to blow up RUSSIAN tanks | World | News

The Russian army reportedly surrendered and switched sides to fight against Vladimir Putin, a report claims. The captured Russian troops have even formed their own battalion and have been photographed training with their new ally in Ukraine. A video posted on the Telegram app shows a man, who claims to be a former Russian soldier, …

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Ukraine War LIVE: Putin humiliated as shaken Russian troops forced to retreat to Belarus | World | News

Putin has suffered another blow when troops were forced to retreat to Belarus after suffering heavy losses. The Defense Ministry’s latest intelligence update shows this move underscores the problems Russia is working on reorganizing units in Ukraine. On Friday, Russia announced a change in strategy and that the “main goal” of the “special operations” was …

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Zelensky claims Putin’s offer to hold troops ‘did not sink Russian bullets’ | World | News

Peace negotiations between Ukraine and Russia were held in Turkey yesterday where both Kyiv and Moscow appeared to have compromised on the previous red lines. Ukraine has even proposed new security guarantees that could see the ex-Soviet state accept neutral status, provided the Kremlin agrees to withdraw Russian troops. Moscow Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin …

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Newsnight: Russia ‘repositioning’ rather than ‘withdrawing’ troops, says US intelligence | World | News

On Tuesday, Russia announced it would “drastically reduce” military combat operations in Ukraine’s two main regions “to increase mutual trust” in peace talks. The decision to scale back operations around the capital Kyiv and the northern city of Chernihiv is the first sign of real progress. However, speaking on BBC Newsnight, Victoria Nuland, US Under …

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Russia’s ‘shortage of troops’ prompts Vladimir Putin to retreat as advance west | World | News

Professor Neil MacFarlane, a specialist in ex-Soviet territory, said that the “key points” for Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine were the eastern region of Crimea and the city of Mariupol in the southeast of the country. He said the troop shortage had prevented Russia from carrying out “additional strikes” elsewhere in the country, indicating hope …

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