France’s Macron says up to Ukraine to decide on potential territorial concessions

France’s Macron says up to Ukraine to decide on potential territorial concessions

PARIS, June 16 (Reuters) – Ukraine alone should decide whether or not to accept any territorial concessions towards Russia in view of ending the war, French President Emmanuel Macron told TF1 television in an interview as he visited Kyiv. “This is up to Ukraine to decide,” Macron said when asked what concessions, including on its … Read more

Swiss say Germany can freely dispose of Leopard 2 tanks sold back to Rheinmetall

Swiss say Germany can freely dispose of Leopard 2 tanks sold back to Rheinmetall

Leopard 2 tanks take position during a visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel at NATO new spearhead force “VJTF 2019” in Munster, Germany May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BERLIN, June 3 (Reuters) – Switzerland’s defense procurement office said on Friday it had given the go-ahead for … Read more

US rapidly developed “Ghost” drones for Ukraine, Pentagon says

US rapidly developed “Ghost” drones for Ukraine, Pentagon says

The Pentagon is seen from the air in Washington, US, March 3, 2022, more than a week after Russia invaded Ukraine. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, April 21 (Reuters) – So-called “Ghost” drones that are part of a new $800 million US arms package for Ukraine were … Read more

Russia will not pause military operation in Ukraine for peace talks

Russia will not pause military operation in Ukraine for peace talks

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during a joint news conference with Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan in Moscow, Russia April 8, 2022. Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 11 (Reuters) – Russia will not pause its military operation in Ukraine for subsequent rounds of peace talks, … Read more

How the US plans to starve Russia’s ‘war machine’ -Treasury’s Adeyemo to Reuters

How the US plans to starve Russia’s ‘war machine’ -Treasury’s Adeyemo to Reuters

WASHINGTON, April 7 (Reuters) – The United States is ramping up sanctions against Russia to deprive Moscow’s “war machine” of money and components needed to sustain its invasion of Ukraine, but curbing a main source of funding, Russian energy exports, will take time, US Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo told Reuters on Thursday. The United … Read more