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Kyiv Post
23  juillet     13h50
Ukraine Military Boss: Russian Drones Flying Untargeted Due to Total Shortage’ of MANPADS
Stefan Korshak    Russian Air Force reconnaissance is finding so many targets that on Monday it set a wartime record for glider bombs dropped in a hour period, an AFU statement says.
US: What are Kamala Harris’s Chances of Winning?
Eurotopics    A majority of Democratic delegates are apparently set to back VP Kamala Harris’ bid to become the Democratic presidential candidate.
Ukrainian 10th Graders Will Study Weapons and Military Equipment
Kyiv Post    In an attempt to transform Ukrainian society so it is better equipped to defend itself, Ukrainian high schoolers will be taught first aid and how to handle weapons and military equipment.
Drones Hit Train Ferry in Russia’s Krasnodar Krai
Kyiv Post    Since Russia’s full scale invasion of Ukraine, Ukraine regularly conducts strikes on targets in Russia, but a source in Ukrainian intelligence said Kyiv wasn’t involved in this strike.
Tbilisi Places Georgians Fighting for Ukraine on Wanted List
Kyiv Post    The Georgian Legion in Ukraine said around of its fighters in Ukraine are wanted by Tbilisi, with some likely from other units already questioned over coup d’état and terrorism charges.
Pokrovsky Triangle’ for Russian Aviation: Video Shows Ukraine Downing Another Su-25 Attack Jet
Kyiv Post    The Ukrainian military shot down a Russian Su close air support aircraft, which, paired with another Su , was attempting to attack frontline Ukrainian Defense Forces.
Ukraine to Receive 1.4 Billion from Frozen Russian Assets in August
Kyiv Post    The EU says this first tranche of funds will be used to finance the purchase of essential military equipment for Ukraine.
EU Foreign Ministers to Meet in Brussels, Not Budapest, Over Ukraine Diplomacy Spat
Euractiv    Hungary’s repeated uncoordinated steps to speak against EU unity must have some formal consequences, EU’s top diplomat Josep Borrell said.
Ukraine’s Top Diplomat in Beijing for Talks on Ending War
AFP    Kyiv said Kuleba’s visit would focus on ways to stop Russian aggression as well as China’s possible role in achieving a sustainable and just peace .
Ukraine’s Summer Send-Off
Euractiv    Between now and autumn, Ukraine is expected to battle Russian advances along a, kilometer front line, hoping recently supplied Western weapons and ammunition will help hold back Russian forces.
Ukraine Soldiers on Tour to Reach ’Our Voice in Europe’
AFP    Four soldiers from Ukraine’s Third Assault Brigade began their meet and greet tour in Warsaw on Sunday. They will visit Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, the Czech Republic, and Lithuania next.
ISW Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment, July 22, 2024
ISW    Latest from the Institute for the Study of War.
It Feels Like Being in Kindergarten’ - Ukraine at War Update for July 23
John Moretti    Harris gains landslide of money and endorsements in US presidential bid; Hungary again blocks EU aid to Ukraine, foreign affairs summit moved to Brussels; Riga packs up drones for Kyiv.
22  juillet     22h00
Ukraine Breaking News Today Live on 07-23-2024
Kyiv Post    Stay on top of Russia Ukraine war developments on the ground with KyivPost fact based news, exclusive video footage, photos and updated war maps.
Russia’s Rising Economic Crisis
Jason Jay Smart    Russia’s facing a quagmire: Let up on government spending, triggering cuts that could hurt Putin’s popularity, or keep printing rubles, seeking to bail out the economy, but creating wider inflation
German Company Heller Tools Violated Sanctions by Selling to Russians
Kyiv Post    The German company Heller Tools, with the participation of the FSB, sold tools to companies connected to a secret Russian smuggling network.
US B-52 Bombers Land for First Time Ever at NATO Main Eastern Air Base in Romania
Stefan Korshak    On the way, the American Stratofortress planes flew above the Barents Sea to point blank cruise missile range of the main air base used by Russia for its own bomber strikes against Ukraine.
British Defence Intelligence Update Ukraine 22 July 2024
Kyiv Post    Latest from the British Defence Intelligence.
Ukraine Reaches 20 Billion Debt Restructure Deal With Key Bondholders
Olena Hrazhdan    Thanks to the agreement, Ukraine expects to save . billion pivotal for its defense over the next three years.
GoPro Captures Intense Combat: Ukrainian Fighters vs. Russians Under Thermobaric Fire
Kyiv Post    Fighters of the Ukrainian Third Assault Brigade entered the dugouts where the Russian military was hiding and engaged in close combat, resulting in the capture of three Russian soldiers.
Friday’s Global IT Outage Exposes Vulnerability of Modern Tech Systems
Leo Chiu    The global IT outage caused by a single faulty update released by Crowdstrike highlights the vulnerability of the interconnectedness of the modern tech ecosystem.
Russian Military: Bring Friend, Earn Bonus
Kyiv Post    Russian authorities are offering the equivalent of , for bringing a friend to the military enlistment offices to sign a contract with the Ministry of Defense.
What We Know About the Paris Olympics Opening Ceremony
AFP    The opening ceremony promises to be a spectacle. Some , people are set to watch the Olympics in person from specially built stands.
WORLD BRIEFING: July 22, 2024
Michael Bociurkiw    The world in focus, as seen by a Canadian leading global affairs analyst, writer and speaker, in his review of international media.
The Conservative Trap: How Putin’s Russia Misleads the Right
Yury Terekhov    American Christians and conservatives have been fooled by Putin’s strongman posture, mistaking ruthlessness for moral fortitude. The miscalculation could spell disaster for the US.
Ukraine Foreign Minister Kuleba to Visit China for Talks on Ending Russia’s Invasion
AFP    Beijing confirmed the talks with Kuleba, with foreign ministry spokeswoman Mao Ning saying the visit had been initiated by China’s foreign minister.
Belarus-China Forces Practise Seizing an Airport in Belarus
Kyiv Post    Belarus hosted a weeklong joint military exercise, Attacking Falcon, which culminated in a simulated counter terrorist operation to capture the airport near the city of Brest.
Slovak PM Blasts Ukraine’s Lukoil Sanctions As Oil Flow Stops
Euractiv    Slovak PM Robert Fico told his Ukrainian counterpart on Saturday that Slovakia will not be a hostage to Ukraine Russia relations after Kyiv’s sanctions on Lukoil halted deliveries.
HUR Kamikaze Drones Strike Russia’s Largest Black Sea Oil Refinery, Sources Report
Julia Struck    The Russian Ministry of Defense claimed that air defenses shot down Ukrainian drones over Russian territory and the Black and Azov seas.
World Leaders Pay Tribute to Biden as He Ends Reelection Bid
Kateryna Zakharchenko    Zelensky thanked Biden for taking bold steps in supporting his country, praising the US president’s tough but strong decision to end his reelection bid.
ISW Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment, July 21, 2024
AFP    Latest from the Institute for the Study of War.
Guided by Love for His Country’ - Ukraine at War Update for July 22
ISW    With Biden out of the race, Democrats in US start mulling options for new ticket; World leaders pour on praise for Biden’s bold decision’; Russians kill a farmer on his harvester in Sumy region.
21  juillet     22h00
Ukraine Breaking News Today Live on 07-22-2024
John Moretti    Stay on top of Russia Ukraine war developments on the ground with KyivPost fact based news, exclusive video footage, photos and updated war maps.
Biden Pulls Out - Trump Reacts - Talking Heads Have a Field Day
Kyiv Post    Four months before Americans go to the polls President Biden announced he was withdrawing from the Presidential Election and endorsed Vice President Kamala Harris as his replacement.
Donors, Send Donations to Ukrainian People Rather Than to Amnesty International
Kyiv Post    According to the author Amnesty International is no longer the human rights organization it once was purported to be.
We’re Ready’ - Say Paris Olympics Organizers
Dr. Orhan Dragas    Finishing touches are being applied to the venues across the City of Light and thousands of athletes and officials are pouring in.
Russia’s Combat Losses in Ukraine Up by 1,100 in Past Day, Per Kyiv Government
AFP    Official Russian losses according to Ukrainian Armed Forces AFU General Staff, as reported to the Ukrinform state news agency. Human casualties include those killed and wounded, unable to fight.
Premature Adults’: The Lost Childhoods of Belarus’s Crackdown
UkrInform    Experts fear the emotional and psychological damage the situation inflicts on the children of those behind bars.
Poland Urges EU to Strengthen Ties with US to Counter Russian Disinformation’
AFP    Poland wants the European Union to launch a campaign in the US to raise awareness among Americans about the importance of the joint relationship.
WORLD BRIEFING: July 21, 2024
Euractiv    The world in focus, as seen by a Canadian leading global affairs analyst, writer and speaker, in his review of international media.
Five Takeaways From Trump’s First Rally Since Assassination Attempt
Michael Bociurkiw    Trump spoke for nearly two hours, in his first rally since being shot, giving a speech that rambled from the election and praise for North Korean and Chinese dictators to criminal immigrants.
Fighting on the Battlefield of Ideas: Time for the Democratic World to Mobilize
AFP    As the world splits ever more into democratic blocs facing those of autocracies whose tendencies spread to the West, democracies must rally with determination to promote the ideas of freedom.
Four Months of Hell - A Ukrainian POW Tells of Daily Russian Torture
Charles Cockell    Every day, Taganrog prison was filled with the sounds of screams, squeals, and crying.
A Modern Pole’s Open Letter to Eternal Russia in its Current Putinist Guise
Kateryna Zakharchenko    Paraphrasing Pushkin, here’s a candid, open letter from a Polish patriot and democrat to the rapacious imperialist Russian slanderers of Poland and Europe.
No Russian Missile Carriers Spotted Off Crimea Coast
Adam Borowski    Ukrainian Navy says there are no safe locations left for Russian warships in or around Crimea. One Kremlin combat vessel out of range in the Mediterranean with eight Kalibr missiles.
Republicans Send Trump and Vance Into the Race
UkrInform    At the Republican National Convention, Donald Trump has been officially nominated as the party’s candidate for the presidential election, with J. D. Vance as his vice presidential running mate.
WORLD BRIEFING: July 20, 2024
Eurotopics    The world in focus, as seen by a Canadian leading global affairs analyst, writer and speaker, in his review of international media.
Kyiv Hospital Strike Highlights Russia’s Sanctions Evasion
Michael Bociurkiw    Long gone are the days when Western officials said Russian military production couldn’t sustain its war in Ukraine, or a Ukrainian official said Russian strikes would soon stop due to lack of ammo.
Ukraine Rushes to Create AI-Enabled War Drones
AFP    Ukraine hopes a rollout of AI enabled drones across the front line will help it overcome increasing signal jamming by the Russians as well as enable UAVs to work in larger groups.
Russian Media Says Ukraine Will Secure Eurobonds by Selling Land - Fact-Check
Euractiv    A Russian media outlet quoted an economist stating Ukraine will lower the price of land in the new debt agreement which simply cannot happen due to the nature of a bond in any country.