Ignoring Ukraine setbacks, Putin boasts of Russian weapons prowess

Ignoring Ukraine setbacks, Putin boasts of Russian weapons prowess

LONDON, Aug 15 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Moscow was ready to sell advanced weapons to allies globally and cooperate in developing military technology, nearly six months into the Ukraine war in which his army has performed worse than expected. With the Russian leader’s forces beaten back from Ukraine’s two biggest … Read more

Biden, Putin strike conciliatory tones as nuclear arms talks start at U.N.

Biden, Putin strike conciliatory tones as nuclear arms talks start at U.N.

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the economy in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building’s South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 28, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, Aug 1 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden said on Monday he is ready … Read more

U.S. to send four more HIMARS to Ukraine

U.S. to send four more HIMARS to Ukraine

WASHINGTON, July 20 (Reuters) – The United States will send four more high mobility artillery rocket systems (HIMARS) to Ukraine, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Wednesday, in the latest military package to help it defend itself against Russian forces. Russia’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu earlier this week ordered generals to prioritize destroying Ukraine’s … Read more

Russia’s Medvedev: Attack on Crimea will ignite ‘Judgement Day’ response

Russia’s Medvedev: Attack on Crimea will ignite ‘Judgement Day’ response

Dmitry Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of Russia’s Security Council, delivers a speech during a ceremony marking Shipbuilder’s Day in Saint Petersburg, Russia June 29, 2022. Sputnik/Valentin Yegorshin/Pool Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register This content was produced in Russia where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, July 17 … Read more

U.S. successfully tests pair of Lockheed hypersonic missiles

U.S. successfully tests pair of Lockheed hypersonic missiles

A B-52H Stratofortress takes off from Edwards Air Force Base, California, carrying an AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon, or ARRW, May 14, 2022. U.S. Air Force/Matt Williams Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 13 (Reuters) – The United States successfully tested two Lockheed Martin Corp hypersonic missiles recently, the Pentagon … Read more

Exclusive: U.S. weighs resumption of offensive arms sales to Saudis, sources say

Exclusive: U.S. weighs resumption of offensive arms sales to Saudis, sources say

WASHINGTON/RIYADH, July 11 (Reuters) – The Biden administration is discussing the possible lifting of its ban on U.S. sales of offensive weapons to Saudi Arabia, but any final decision is expected to hinge on whether Riyadh makes progress toward ending the war in neighboring Yemen, according to four people familiar with the matter. Senior Saudi … Read more

Russian defence ministry says its forces hit Ukrainian hangars storing U.S.-made artillery weapons

Russian defence ministry says its forces hit Ukrainian hangars storing U.S.-made artillery weapons

Ukrainian service members fire a shell from a M777 Howitzer near a frontline, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Donetsk Region, Ukraine June 6, 2022. REUTERS/Stringer TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 10 (Reuters) – Russian forces struck two Ukrainian army hangars storing U.S.-produced M777 … Read more

Lukashenko says Belarus intercepted attempted missile strikes by Ukraine

Lukashenko says Belarus intercepted attempted missile strikes by Ukraine

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko attends a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Russia May 23, 2022. Sputnik/Ramil Sitdikov/Kremlin via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register This content was produced in Russia where the law restricts coverage of Russian … Read more

Saudi crown prince, Erdogan meet in Turkey with ‘full normalisation’ in sights

Saudi crown prince, Erdogan meet in Turkey with ‘full normalisation’ in sights

Ankara halted Khashoggi murder trial to warm ties Official says talks going slow on possible FX swap line Erdogan faces tough elections with economy strained ANKARA, June 22 (Reuters) – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Turkey for the first time in years on Wednesday for talks with President Tayyip Erdogan aimed at … Read more

Biden announces new $1 bln in weapons for Ukraine, Kyiv seeks more heavy arms

Biden announces new  bln in weapons for Ukraine, Kyiv seeks more heavy arms

U.S. President Joe Biden returns to the White House in Washington, U.S. June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 15 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced a fresh U.S. infusion of $1 billion in weapons for Ukraine that includes anti-ship rocket systems, artillery rockets, … Read more