Tuesday’s drone strike on Moscow further demonstrated the spread of the war in Ukraine to the Russian capital, putting a spotlight on the city’s air defenses and the Kremlin’s attempts to adapt to a new kind of conflict. Since the 1980s, Moscow has been ringed by a complex air defense system known as Amur, which […]
At the same time, Russian forces have been building up their defensive positions across the already heavily militarized peninsula. Satellite photographs published by private firms in recent weeks reveal a growing network of trenches and other fortifications. On Saturday, a spokesman for Ukraine’s military intelligence service said the fire at the fuel depot in Sevastopol […]
Ukrainian soldiers from the 28th Brigade fired toward Russian positions in Bakhmut from Chasiv Yar, Ukraine, on Tuesday.Credit…Tyler Hicks/The New York Times Ukraine’s top military commander said on Tuesday that blocking Russian advances in the ruined city of Bakhmut remained of “paramount strategic importance” and vowed that the Ukrainian military would hold the line there […]
WASHINGTON — A Russian warplane struck a U.S. surveillance drone over the Black Sea on Tuesday, hitting the drone’s propeller and causing its American operators to bring it down in international waters, according to the Pentagon, in the first known physical contact between the Russian and American militaries since the war in Ukraine started last […]
March 8, 2023, 3:54 p.m. ET March 8, 2023, 3:54 p.m. ET Leaders of American intelligence agencies quoted from the annual threat assessment at a Senate committee hearing in Washington on Wednesday.Credit…Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times American intelligence officials warned senators on Wednesday about the dangers posed to U.S. security by strengthening ties between China […]
For the second day in a row, Russia launched an aerial barrage at Ukraine on Friday, but the Ukrainian military said it had intercepted all of the attacks, as the warring nations wage a lethal struggle of shifting offensive and defensive tactics. The latest assault used 16 Iranian-made drones overnight, all of which were shot […]
Video People crowded into underground Metro stations as air raid alarms went off across Ukraine’s capital.CreditCredit…Laura Boushnak for The New York Times KYIV, Ukraine — In a city where daily routines have been wrecked by unrelenting Russian missile strikes, unpredictable power cuts and unreliable water supplies, residents of Kyiv know that, at any time, they […]
The trainers from Iran’s paramilitary wing have been deployed to help Russia overcome mechanical problems with the fleet.