The trainers from Iran’s paramilitary wing have been deployed to help Russia overcome mechanical problems with the fleet.
The Ukrainian military was poised to advance on still more towns held by Moscow after days of fighting that have reshaped the war.
China sent warships and aircraft into waters near Taiwan on Friday despite growing international criticism of its military exercises, including a call from Japan’s leader to stop them immediately. Beijing’s defiance of the condemnation over its exercises showed its appetite for confrontation. Its military posture was also backed by its diplomacy: China’s foreign minister walked […]