Militia fighters in the self-proclaimed Lugansk People's Republic (LPR) have encircled the Ukrainian government forces near the border checkpoint in Izvaryno, with the Ukrainian army sustaining tangible losses, Interfax reports with reference to the Novorossiya agency.
The self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic downed two Sukhoi Su-25 assault aircraft belonging to the Two Ukrainian Air Force, which were attacking the positions of the region’s self-defense fighters, Interfax cites Donbas militia’s information center as saying.
The Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) self-defense forces have reported that Ukrainian troops resumed airstrikes on the town of Snezhnoe, there are 11 dead and 8 injured, according to Interfax. "New airstrikes are being delivered on Snezhnoe. Preliminary reports say two Su-25 attack aircraft are delivering pinpoint strikes against the town," Konstantin Knyrik, head of the South-Eastern Front information center, told reporters.
Ugandan troops have killed 41 gunmen in a major battle with tribal gunmen in the western district of Bundibuguyo near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda's army spokesman said Sunday.
The elections are not over yet, as they are still contested, but the thing is that regardless of what the outcome of the elections is going to be, Afghanistan is heading towards a civil war, or rather has already entered the stage, says Abdulkader Sinno, Associate Professor of Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies at Indiana University in his interview with radio VR.
Moscow is awaiting NATO's explanations of its plans for additional permanent deployment of NATO forces close to the Russian borders. "We will be watching closely the implementation of plans announced by NATO for the continuous, sustained military presence of the Alliance near Russian borders," Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said on Wednesday.
Ukraine's Independent Media Trade Union has published recommendations for journalists on how to cover the deadly clashes in Ukraine's east, where a full-scale military operation against self-defense units is still underway.
The Russian Air Force has stared large-scale airlifting of personnel and materiel in a combat readiness check for troops in the Central Military District, the Defense Ministry press service report. The combat readiness test will last from June 21 to 28. The task set by the president is to assess the military's ability to perform their duties within existing time standards over the first 24 hours, Russian Defense Minister Shoigu said.
Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov has refuted allegations that Russia is moving troops towards the Ukrainian border. "There is no enlargement [of the military contingent] there. There is only a certain saturation of the border factor," Ushakov told a press briefing on Friday. He said that was because the Russian administration was concerned about the border situation.
Moscow is perplexed by allegations that Russia has amassed forces along its border with Ukraine because Russian President Vladimir Putin issued an instruction to step up security on the border several weeks ago, Putin's press secretary Dmitry Peskov has said.
Russian marines and paratroops have started training exercises against enemy reconnaissance and sabotage groups and against militants during a current exercise in Russia's westernmost region, reports Interfax citing the Defense Ministry.
The personnel of units and formation of coastal troops of the Baltic Fleet have transferred to the fleet's firing ranges for tactical actions as part of the military exercise conducted jointly with the Air-Borne Force and Air Force under the leadership of the commander of the Western Military District, reports Interfax.
Ukrainian President Petr Poroshenko has declared Sunday, June 15, a day of mourning for the troops and border guards involved in the military operation, says Interfax.
The Ku Klux Klan plans to begin military-style combat training under the direction of military troops returning home from overseas deployments, according to report. Klan group says that it is preparing for an upcoming race war that will happen soon in the U.S. A similar prediction was made by Charles Manson in 1969, noted History.com.
By declaring themselves exceptional, US in actual fact states that Americans are a supreme nation, says Dr. Craig Roberts, former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy and associate editor of the Wall Street Journal, in his feature and analysis for Press TV. This turns out to be a universal doctrine that justifies whatever cruelty Washington feels like doing or actually does. "If Washington violates domestic and international law by torturing "detainees" or violates the Nuremberg standard by invading countries that have undertaken no hostile action against the US or its allies, "exceptionalism" is the priest’s blessing that absolves Washington’s sins against law and international norms. Washington’s crimes are transformed into Washington’s affirmation of the rule of law," writes Mr. Roberts.
US Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, held for nearly five years by the Taliban after being captured in Afghanistan, has been released and is now in US custody, President Barack Obama said on Saturday.
Cameroon has deployed some 1,000 troops and armoured vehicles to its border region with Nigeria as it steps up its military presence to counter a rising threat from Boko Haram Islamist militants, a defence ministry spokesman said on Tuesday - that's according to Reuters.
The Volgograd area saw the finals in field training within the creation of the governing body for the Russian Engineering Forces. Six teams from training centers and formations took part in the training. The winning team will participate in the international competition of Engineering Forces of countries-participants from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in late June.