A leaked U.S. intelligence document lists Serbia as a country that has sent or is ready to send lethal aid to Ukraine, a revelation likely to create tensions between Russia and the Balkan nation, a close partner for centuries. The document, dated March 2 and part of a trove of secret intelligence material leaked online, […]
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III had a rare phone call with his Russian counterpart in the aftermath of a collision between a Russian warplane and an American spy drone, as senior Pentagon leaders tried to move swiftly to prevent the incident from increasing tensions between the two superpowers. Mr. Austin said he […]
Poland and Britain are considering sending main battle tanks to Ukraine, a move that would end the West’s nearly yearlong refusal to deploy some of its most advanced weaponry against Russia and ratchet up pressure on other allies of Kyiv to follow suit. Warsaw and London have yet to finalize such a move, but doing […]
Britain is weighing whether to send a small number of tanks to Ukraine, potentially reversing the West’s nearly yearlong resistance to deploying some of its mightiest firepower against Russia. No decision has yet been made on whether the Challenger II tanks — reportedly as few as 10 — will be donated to Ukraine. But such […]
The newly announced U.S. shipment of weaponry includes armored vehicles that can clear minefields ahead of major ground movements. Russia said it foiled Ukraine’s attempts this week to strike Crimea.