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After Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, visited Taiwan, China announced it would commence live fire drills around the island, beginning on Thursday. Since then, Taiwanese officials have put missile systems on alert. China’s live fire drills, carried out by the Eastern Theatre Command of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), are to
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The Russian strongman granted Lieutenant Colonel Olga “Kursa” Kachura, 52, the posthumous ‘Hero of Russia‘ honour – the Kremlin’s highest award – after the 52-year-old was killed in a rocket attack on her car. She is the 97th known colonel to have been killed in Ukraine after Putin’s illegal invasion of his neighbouring country. The
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Photographic evidence collected by Oryx, an open-source site tracking military-equipment losses around the world, on Tuesday showed the Russian military has lost some 5,020 military vehicles since the start of the conflict. As per its latest data, 3,202 of those vehicles were destroyed; 103 damaged; 323 abandoned, and 1,392 captured by Ukrainian forces. Among the
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Chinese state TV has shown footage from the beginning of military exercises near Taiwan amid raising tensions in the region following the visit of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the island on Tuesday. Taiwan’s defence ministry said late on Tuesday that China was attempting to threaten key ports and cities by announcing drills around the island in the coming
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Ukraine: Russia strikes Odesa port after agreeing grain deal Russian-American historian Dr Yuri Felshtinsky was speaking about the sudden illness of Putin’s former associate Anatoly Chubais on the Italian island of Sardinia, as well as the death of a Ukraine grain baron. In addition, the first ship to carry Ukrainian grain through the Black Sea since Russia
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Oleksiy Vadatursky, the founder of Nibulon, was killed alongside his wife after Russian missiles hit the southern port city of Mykolaiv on Sunday. Mykolaiv Governor Vitaliy Kim revealed Mr Vadatursky and his wife were killed in their home during an update on Telegram. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky described Mr Vadatursky’s death as a “great loss”
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Chinese President Xi Jinping has stunned Western observers by announcing an unexpected set of military drills close to Taiwan. China’s military wing, the People’s Liberation Army, started holding “live-fire” exercises on Saturday. Earlier, footage emerged of convoys of armoured vehicles being sent to Pingtan in the Fujian Province, which sits just 125 kilometres from Taiwan.
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The two Presidents discussed several topics of interest including the effects of the war in Ukraine, a news report stated. Mr Iohannis also congratulated President Sandu on Moldova’s major step toward joining the European Union (namely obtaining the EU candidate status) and once again reiterated Romania’s support in this journey. Maia Sandu thanked Romania for
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