The PMC Wagner Center, which is associated with the founder of the Wagner Group, in Saint Petersburg, Russia.Credit…Olga Maltseva/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images It has been a remarkable transformation. Nearly a year since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the head of Russia’s largest mercenary group, who had long denied ties to the military, has become in […]
In one of their deadliest attacks yet on Russian forces, Ukrainians used American-made rockets to kill dozens — and perhaps hundreds — of Moscow’s troops in a New Year’s Day strike behind the lines, prompting outraged Russian war hawks to accuse their military of lethal incompetence. The strike by the HIMARS rockets killed 63 Russian […]
WASHINGTON — The prospect of growing military threats from both China and Russia is driving bipartisan support for a surge in Pentagon spending, setting up another potential boom for weapons makers that is likely to extend beyond the war in Ukraine. Congress is on track in the coming week to give final approval to a […]
Civilians and soldiers in the central square of Kherson on Saturday, gathered around a satellite dish set up for people to communicate with loved ones.Credit…Lynsey Addario for The New York Times KHERSON, Ukraine — Ukrainian officials were preparing on Sunday to race food, water and medicine to the city of Kherson just two days after […]
The trainers from Iran’s paramilitary wing have been deployed to help Russia overcome mechanical problems with the fleet.
The Russian president said the draft should be completed within two weeks.
Berlin sent the first of four sophisticated missile systems to help Ukraine counter Russian airstrikes. Defense officials from more than 50 countries were discussing how to speed weapons to Kyiv in response to Moscow’s deadly missile barrage.
A senior Russian occupation official blasted the country’s defense minister, an indication that infighting in the ruling elite may be spilling into the open.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the U.S. intended to send another $2 billion in long-term support to Ukraine and other countries in the region.
Russia could deploy the drones in its war against Ukraine to conduct air-to-surface attacks, carry out electronic warfare and identify targets, according to U.S. officials.