Russian invasion

Pope Urges Putin To Stop Its War In Ukraine Immediately

Pope Francis urged the Russian president to stop its war in Ukraine saying it could escalate into an all out nuclear war. His speech was both dedicated to Ukrainian people and Russian people living on the other side of the Ukrainian international boundary, Russia. 

25 Dead After Russian Missile Strikes A Civilian Convoy

A Russian missile struck a convoy of civilian cars about to leave for humanitarian assistance to their relatives in Russian occupied regions. The S-300 missiles struck a convoy of more than 60 cars going in and out from Russian occupied territory in the south. At Least 25 civilians were killed after the missile strike that left a huge crater on the ground.

Russia To Formally Annex 18% Of Ukrainian Territory On Friday

Putin will host an official ceremony of Annexing a large chunk of Ukrainian territory in fake referendums on Friday. Voting polls were organized by Putin-backed separatists in four major Ukrainian territories. The regions included Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia. Voting for joining Russia started on 23 September and the results were announced just recently.

Putin Wants End To War: Says Turkey’s President Erdogan

Russia wants to end the war and hold talks with the Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in an interview. President Erdogan held talks with the Russian president in a meeting held in Uzbekistan on 16 September.

Russian Missiles Targeted Major Dam Causing A Flood

Central Ukrainian City came under Russian missile raids that rocked the entire city. The missiles targeted Karachunov reservoir dam that provides water to more than 650,000 people according to pre-war population census. 

US Intelligence Says: Russia Is Buying Arms From North Korea

Russia invaded Ukraine assuming a quick victory but NATO supplied Ukraine with enough munitions and aid crashing Russian hopes of quick win. Recent development has revealed the effect of sanctions on Russian military operations in Ukraine. A report first published in The New York Times on Monday said that Russia is turning towards North Korea to acquire Military equipment to be used in the Russian war in Ukraine. 

US To Supply $775 Million Worth Of Military Equipment To Ukraine.

On Friday, 19 August, Defense Department announced the release of a support package for Ukraine. The package of $775 Million worth military equipment will enhance the already highly equipped and sophisticated Ukrainian forces. The United States has been providing Ukraine with billions of military aid since 2014 with $10 billion only last year.