Institute for the Study of War: Russia replaces Black Sea fleet commander following attacks on Russian targets in Crimea

August 17, 2022

 

Russian military leadership is likely increasingly losing confidence in the security of Crimea...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces fail to advance on Ukraine territory

August 17, 2022

 

The one hundred seventy-fifth (175) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a Russian military...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry:  Russian forces claim to kill 70 Ukrainian fighters

August 17, 2022

 

High-precision weapons have hit 1 ammunition depot of the 95th Airborne Assault Brigade near Slavyansk...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  “Sabotage" in Crimea seriously disrupts Russian logistics

August 16, 2022

 

Russian and Ukrainian sources reported explosions at an airfield and a critical Russian supply nexus in Crimea...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Russian forces launch ground offensives near Avdiivka and Zaporizhzhia, and the fighting continues

August 16, 2022

 

The enemy continues to focus its efforts on establishing full control over the territories of the Luhansk and Donetsk regions...MORE

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue the special military operation in Ukraine

August 16, 2022

 

High-precision weapons of the Russian Aerospace Forces near Andreyevka, Kherson Region...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Ukraine knocks out last major Russian supply bridge to Kherson

August 14, 2022

 

Russian and proxy troops in Ukraine are likely operating in roughly six groups of forces oriented on Kharkiv City...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Ukraine disputes Russian claim to have captured Pisky

August 14, 2022

 

The one hundred seventy second (172) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry: Russian forces claim conquest of Udy in Kharkiv region (Ukraine says the town was shelled)

August 14, 2022

 

As a result of the Russian Armed Forces' offensive actions Udy in Kharkov Region has been completely liberated...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Ukraine knocks out last major Russian supply bridge to Kherson

August 13, 2022

 

Ukrainian forces are continuing efforts to disrupt Russian ground lines of communication (GLOCs) that support...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian artillery pounds villages throughout Donbas, but its forces fail to advance

August 13, 2022

 

The one hundred seventy first (170) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry:  Russia claims conquest of Peski in Donetsk, but Ukraine says the fighting continues

August 13, 2022

 

Allied Forces offensive resulted in the complete liberation of Peski in Donetsk People's Republic...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Kremlin tries to mobilize defense industry for prolonged war in Ukraine

August 12, 2022

 

The Kremlin is reportedly attempting to mobilize industry to support prolonged war efforts in Ukraine...MORE

State Department demands Russia cease military activity around the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant

August 11, 2022

The US State Department called on Russian forces to cease all military activity surrounding...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Russia shells 14 villages near Kharkiv

August 12, 2022

 

The one hundred seventieth (170) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry: Russia claims knocked out 2000 fighters in Ukraine’s 14thmilitary brigade

August 12, 2022

 

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue the special military operation in Ukraine...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Eight Russian warplanes destroyed in mystery explosions at air base in Crimea

August 10, 2022

 

Ukrainian officials framed the August 9 attack in Crimea as the start of Ukraine’s counteroffensive in the south...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Russian forces pound towns near Bahmut with artillery and air strikes but fail to advance on the ground

August 10, 2022

 

The one hundred sixty eighths (168) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to Russian military...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry: Russia claims shoot-down of three Ukrainian warplanes in aerial combat

August 10, 2022

 

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue the special military operation in Ukraine...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Large explosions reported on Russian bases in Crimea 

August 9, 2022

 

The Ukrainian General Staff made no mention of Izyum in its 1800 situational report...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces advance near Bakhmut in the face of fierce resistance 

August 9, 2022

 

The one hundred sixty-seventh (167) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry: Russia claims to destroy more than 300 U.S.-supplied HIMARS rockets in Ukrainian warehouse 

August 9, 2022

 

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue the special military operation in Ukraine...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: tensions continue around Russian-occupied nuclear power plant 

August 8, 2022

 

Western and Ukrainian outlets circulated a report, likely false, of a Russian general allegedly...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Iran denies that it’s putting a spy satellite at Russian disposal 

August 7, 2022

 

Russian occupation officials may be accelerating their preparations for illegitimate...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russia mounts major defensive operations around Kharkiv 

August 8, 2022

 

In the Kharkiv direction, enemy units using tanks, barrel and jet artillery are trying to restrain...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry: Russia claims to inflict heavy losses on Ukraine forces near Kharkiv 

August 8, 2022

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue the special military operation in Ukraine...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russia is storing explosives in nuclear power plant, opposition publication reports 

August 6, 2022

 

Russian and Ukrainian forces traded accusations of dangerous shelling at the Russian-occupied...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian shelling in many parts of Donbas but no territorial gains

August 6, 2022

 

The one hundred sixty fourth (164) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry:  Russia claims to have killed 550 Ukrainian soldiers, mostly in the Kherson region

August 6, 2022

 

Air strikes of the Russian Aerospace Forces and artillery units' fire have hit temporary deployment point...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russia has begun deploying Iranian combat drones, Ukrainian officials say

August 5, 2022

 

Ukrainian officials confirmed that Russia is using Iranian-provided drones in Ukraine...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces try to head of Ukrainian counter-offensive while reviving stalled Russian offensive

August 5, 2022

 

The one hundred sixty third (163) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry: Russia claims it knocked out Ukrainian howitzers in several parts of the Donbas

August 5, 2022

 

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue the special military operation in Ukraine...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Ukraine’s counteroffensive in Kherson forces Russia to move troops and equipment in response

August 4, 2022

 

Ukraine is likely seizing the strategic initiative and forcing Russia to reallocate forces and reprioritize efforts...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian airstrikes and shelling across many parts of Donbas, but no signs of ground advances

August 4, 2022

 

The one hundred sixty second (162) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry:  Russia claims to have killed up to 530 Ukrainian troops

August 4, 2022

 

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue the special military operation in Ukraine...MORE

Institute or the Study of War:  Russia-occupied nuclear power plant is ‘completely out of control’  and violating nuclear safety principles, says IAEA

August 3, 2022

 

Russian forces are likely using Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Enerhodar to play...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Widespread tank and artillery shelling by Russian forces but no apparent advances on the ground

August 3, 2022

 

In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy carried out fire damage from tanks, barrel,s and jet artillery...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry: Russia claims to have destroyed arms depot in the Lvov region that stored arms sent by Poland to Ukraine

August 3, 2022

 

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue the special military operation in Ukraine...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russian forces make modest territorial gains near Avdlivka

August 2, 2022

 

Russian forces have likely decided to attack Avdiivka frontally from occupied Donetsk Oblast territory...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces gains ground near Avdlivka

August 2, 2022

 

The one hundred sixtieth (160) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry: Russia accuses Ukraine forces of attacking a bus full of civilians fleeing the Kherson region

August 2, 2022

 

Russian Defence Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu holds teleconference with leadership...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: the attack on the Russian-controlled Olenika POW camp killing 50 was carried out by Russia (Report from August 1)

August 1, 2022

 

Russian forces are reportedly continuing to transfer troops from northern Donetsk Oblast...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russia withholds permission for International Red Cross to visit demolished POW camp in Olenivka (Report from July 31)

July 31, 2022

 

Russian forces have resumed localized ground attacks northwest and southwest of Izyum...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russia sends additional troops to Kryvyi Rih

August 1, 2022

 

The one hundred fifty nineth (159) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry: Russian forces claim to destroy two U.S.-supplied HIMARs multiple launch rocket systems in Kharkiv Oblast

August 1, 2022

 

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue the special military operation in Ukraine...MORE

Headline: Institute for the Study of War: Russian force makes limited gains around Bakhmut (From July 30)

July 31, 2022

 

Russian forces are likely prioritizing offensive operations toward Bakhmut and around Donetsk City...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces conduct assault operations around Donetsk

July 31, 2022

 

The one hundred fifty eights (158) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry:Russian forces claim to have inflicted 500 or more casualties on Ukraine forces

July 31, 2022

 

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue the special military operation in Ukraine...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces continue shelling dozens of Ukrainian villages but fail to advance on the ground

July 30, 2022

 

The one hundred fifty seventh (157) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people...MORE

Rusian Defense Ministry:  Russian forces claim to have destroyed a trainload of Ukrainian special forces troops at Krasnoarmitsk in Donetsk Oblast

July 30, 2022

 

On July 29, a deliberate missile strike of the Kiev regime using US-made HIMARS MLRS at a detemtion facility...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russia, Ukraine trade accusations about explosion at Russian holding facility for Ukraine POW’s

July 29, 2022

 

A kinetic event killed and wounded scores of Ukrainian POWs in Russian-occupied Olenivka, Donetsk Oblast...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Russians shell and mount airstrikes all over Donbas but fail to advance on the ground

July 29, 2022

 

The one hundred fifty sixths (156) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry: Ukraine forces attack Russian holding facility for Ukraine POWs, killing 40

July 29, 2022

 

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue the special military operation in Ukraine...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russian forces make marginal territorial gains southeast of Bakhmut

July 28, 2022

 

The Russian grouping in Donetsk Oblast is likely seeking to capitalize on recent marginal gains southeast of Bakhmut...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces have ‘partial success’  in Bakhmutn 

July 28, 2022

 

The one hundred fifty fifth (155) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues...MORE

Russian Ministry of Defense: Russia accuses Ukrainian forces of mining a dam of a city reservoir in Artemovsk, Donetsk Oblast

July 28, 2022

 

The enemy is suffering considerable losses. High-precision air missile attack launched by Russian Aerospace Forces...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Ukraine artillery hits bridge into Kherson for third time in 10 days

July 27, 2022

 

Russian forces appear able to sustain only two significant offensive operations in Ukraine at this time...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: With Khariv bridges under fire, Russian military resupplies occupied area via pontoon crossings

July 27, 2022

 

The one hundred fifty fourth (154) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues....MORE

Russian Defense Ministry:  Russia claims to destroy 100 U.S.-supplied rockets for HIMARS multiple-launch rocket systems

July 27, 2022

 

Joint Coordination Centre (JCC) in Istanbul has started its work in accordance with...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russian forces achieve modest gains in northeast Bakhmut

July 26, 2022

 

Russian-backed proxy leadership continues to enunciate deadlines for the capture of additional Ukrainian territory....MORE

Russian Ministry of Defense: Russsian forces claim destruction of Ukrainian artillery battalion

July 26, 2022

 

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue the special military operation in Ukraine...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russian forces make marginal advance in Bakhmut following ‘controlled Ukrainian withdrawal'

July 25, 2022

 

Russian forces made marginal territorial gains south of Bakhmut on July 25 but are largely suffering...MORE

Ukrainian Defense Ministry (from July 24): ‘Demoralized’ Russian forces being sent into battle ‘without cover of armored vehicles'

July 25, 2022

 

The one hundred fifty second (152) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to Russian military invasion...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry:  Russia accuses Ukraine of preparing a chemical weapons explosion

July 25, 2022

High-precision sea-based long-range weapons near Bogdanovtsy, Khmelnitskyi region...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Ukraine’s Kherson counter-offensive gets under way

July 24, 2022

 

Ukrainian officials are increasingly acknowledging Ukrainian counteroffensive operations...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry (from July 23): Russia forces continue artillery barrage but fail to advance on the ground

July 24, 2022

 

The one hundred fiftieth (150) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry: Russian forces claim destruction of warehouse of U.S. supplied anti-ship missiles

July 24, 2022

 

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue the special military operation in Ukraine...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Ukraine forces appear to have recaptured one or more Russian-held villages in Kherson Oblast

July 23, 2022

 

Ukrainian forces are likely preparing to launch or have launched a counteroffensive in Kherson Oblast...MORE

President Zelenskyy decries Russian attack on Odesa

July 23, 2022

 

The one hundred and fiftieth day of our defense against Russia, against their invasion, is coming to an end...MORE

Russian Ministry of Defense:  Russian war update omits any mention of missile attack on Odesa

July 23, 2022

 

Russian Defence Ministry report on the progress of the special military operation in Ukraine...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  US to send 4 additional HIMARS mobile artillery systems, 36,000 artillery rounds as part of  $270 million security package

July 22, 2022

 

The United States announced a new $270 million security package for Ukraine, and Ukrainian officials detailed their procedures...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Ukrainian artillery destroying Russian arms warehouses and troop concentrations

July 22, 2022

 

The one hundred forty ninth (149) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry: Russian forces claim to destroy four launch ramps for US-supplied HIMARS Multiple Rocket Launching Systems since July 5

July 22, 2022

 

Russian Defence Ministry report on the progress of the special military operation in Ukraine...MORE

Institute for the War: Russian forces reportedly used up 55-60 per cent of their high precision missiles

July 21, 2022

 

Russian forces conducted a few limited and highly localized ground attacks on July 21...MORE

Ukraine Ministry of Defense: Russian forces continue artillery barrage but fail to advance on the ground

July 21, 2022

 

The one hundred forty eights (148) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people...MORE

Russian Ministry of Defense:  Russian forces claim to have killed more than 900 Ukrainian troops

July 21, 2022

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue the special military operation in Ukraine...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russia eyes more territory beyond Donbas but its forces advance at a crawl

July 20, 2022

 

The current Russian offensive may secure limited additional territorial gains in Donbas northeast...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces carry out preparations for offensive against the city of Bakhmut

July 20, 2022

 

The one hundred forty seventh (147) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry: Russian forces ‘evacuate’ 23,000 civilians from ‘dangerous areas of Ukraine

July 20, 2022

 

In Avdeyevka, Donetsk People's Republic, neo-Nazis have brought civilians to coking plant with a pretext...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russian nationalists call for declaration of war against Ukraine, expanded war aims

July 19, 2022

 

Calls among Russian nationalist and pro-war voices for Russian President Vladimir Putin to expand Russia’s war...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces preparing for an assault on Slovyansk

July 19, 2022

 

The one hundred forty sixth (146) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry:  Russian artillery pounds Ukrainian positions in Donbas

July 19, 2022

 

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue the special military operation in Ukraine...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: signs of unrest among Russia’s ethnic minorities which are disproportionately providing troops in Ukraine

July 18, 2022

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu’s July 18 meeting with the commander of the Eastern group...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Ukraine claims Russian forces demoralized due to postponement of rotations

July 18, 2022

 

The situation has not undergone significant changes in the Volyn and Polissya directions...MORE

Ruissian Ministry of Defense: Russia claims to have ‘eliminated’ 250 foreign ‘mercenaries’ fighting for Ukraine in Donetsk

July 18, 2022

 

Russian Defence Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu has inspected Russian Vostok grouping carrying...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russian forces return to hostilities after an operational pause

July 17, 2022

 

Russian forces are continuing a measured return from the operational pause and conducted limited ground attacks...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian shelling picks up through much of the Donbas

July 17, 2022

 

The one hundred forty-fourth (144) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to Russian military invasion continues...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry: Russia claims increase in Ukrainian desertions 

July 17, 2022

High-precision attacks launched by Russian Aerospace Forces at a provisional base of 92nd Mechanised Brigade...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russia ends its ‘operational pause’ in Ukraine fighting but leaves two top commanders in charge

July 16, 2022

 

The Russian Defense Ministry announced that the Russian operational pause has concluded on July 16...MORE

Russian Ministry of Defense: Russian forces claim to have destroyed entire Ukrainian brigade near Seversk, killing 600 servicemen

July 16, 2022

 

Russian Defence Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu inspects Southern and Central groups of troops...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russian forces continue their systematic attacks on Ukrainian civilian infrastructure

July 15, 2022

 

Russian forces are likely emerging from their operational pause as of July 15...MORE

Russian Ministry of Defense: Russian forces claim to have killed up to 500 “nationalists” fighting for Ukraine

July 15, 2022

Russian Federation's Joint Coordination Headquarters for Humanitarian Response...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russian attacks continue on civilian targets in Ukrainian cities

July 14, 2022

 

Russia’s operational pause largely continued, with limited Russian ground assaults along the Slovyansk-Siversk-Bakhmut salient...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: 22 civilians killed in Russian rocket attack on center of the city of Vinnytsia 

July 14, 2022

 

The one hundred forty-first (141) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a Russian military invasion continues...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry: Russian forces inflict heavy losses on Ukraine forces in Donetsk

July 14, 2022

 

High-precision strikes near Bereznegovatoye, Nikolaev Region, Konstantinovka and Kramatorsk...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russian government orders regional authorities to recruit “volunteer” battalions for deployment in September

July 13, 2022

 

The Kremlin likely ordered Russian “federal subjects” (regions) to form volunteer battalions to participate in the Russian invasion...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry: Russia claims missile strike kills 350 Ukraine troops  in Nikolaev

July 13, 2022

 

Representatives of the Russian Defence Ministry in Istanbul took part in quadrilateral talks with their colleagues...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces continue shelling towns and villages throughout Donbas

July 13, 2022

 

The one hundred fortieth (140) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to Russian military invasion continues...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russia reportedly to purchase Iranian drones to improve its air reconnaissance of Ukraine forces

July 12, 2022

 

Russian forces remain in a theater-wide operational pause in Ukraine...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces shell villages in many districts but fail to advance on the ground

July 12, 2022

 

The one hundred thirty ninth (139) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a Russian military invasion continues...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry: Russia accuses Ukraine of stationing troops in schools and residential buildings

July 12, 2022

 

We continue to record the facts of crimes committed by the Kiev regime against civilians, as well as the use by Ukrainian armed formations of houses...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russian forces conduct limited and ineffective ground assaults

July 11, 2022

 

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko is likely continuing to grant Russian forces access to Belarusian airspace...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces preparing to intensify combat operations

July 11, 2022

 

The one hundred thirty eighth (138) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to Russian military invasion continues...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russian forces conducting limited probing operations near Slovyansk

July 10, 2022

 

Russian forces are in the midst of a theater-wide operational pause in Ukraine...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces continue airstrikes, rocket attacks and shelling during the supposed operational pause

July 10, 2022

 

The one hundred thirty seventh (137) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry: Russian forces claim destruction of Ukrainian ammunition depot in Slovyansk

July 10, 2022
High-precision ground-based weapons struck temporary deployment point of AFU artillery unit...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Is Russia oreparing to annex Kharkiv Oblast? 

July 9, 2022

 

Russian-backed occupation authorities in Kharkiv Oblast stated that Kharkiv Oblast is an “inalienable part of Russian land,” ...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry:  Russian Air Force attacks Ukrainian hangar used to store U.S.-supplied 155-mm howitzers 

July 9, 2022

 

High-precision attack launched by Russian Aerospace Forceshas resulted in the elimination of a hangar...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russian forces conducting limited offensive operations as they pause to rearm and recuperate 

July 8, 2022

 

Luhansk Oblast Administration Head Serhiy Haidai stated that Russian forces are not conducting an operational pause...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry:  Russia claims destruction of UK-donated missile systems 

July 8, 2022

 

State Secretary and Deputy Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation, Nikolai Pankov...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Hostilities continue despite Russian announcement of a pause in operations to rearm and recuperate 

July 7, 2022

 

Russian Defense Ministry Spokesperson Igor Konashenkov announced on July 7 that Russian forces in Ukraine...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces carry out forced mobilization in occupied Luhansk 

July 7, 2022

 

The one hundred thirty fourth (134) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to Russian military invasion continues...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry: Russian forces claim to have inflicted over 2,000 casualties on one Ukrainian mechanized brigade

July 7, 2022

 

Russian Defence Ministry has held a briefing on the results of an analysis of documents concerning US military and biological activities in Ukraine...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russian forces in an operational pause 

July 6, 2022

 

There were no claimed or assessed Russian territorial gains in Ukraine on July 6 for the first time in 133 days of war...MORE

Russian Ministry of Defense:  Claim that Russian missiles ‘destroyed’ two U.S.-supplied Himar rocket launchers

July 6, 2022

 

We continue to record the facts of criminal actions by Kiev's regime against the civilians of Ukraine and Donbass republics...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: top Putin aide says Russian goal remains to ‘denazify’ and demilitarize Ukraine 

July 5, 2022

 

Russia’s stated objectives in its invasion of Ukraine remain regime change in Kyiv and the truncation of the sovereignty...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces mount artillery barrage in effort to capture small towns and key roads

July 5, 2022

 

Day 132

russain aggressor continues to launch missile attacks on military and civilian objects on the territory of Ukraine...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry:  Russia accuses Ukraine of deliberately stationing troops and equipment in chemical facilities

July 5, 2022

 

Ukrainian armed formations, by using chemical industry facilities to house their units and military equipment...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: After capturing Lysychansk, Russian forces taking an operational pause

July 4, 2022

 

Russian President Vladimir Putin celebrated the Russian seizure of Lysychansk and the Luhansk Oblast border...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry: Russian forces inflict ‘considerable losses’ on Ukrainian forces on all fronts

July 4, 2022

 

Successful offensive held by Russian Armed Forces in the Lugansk People's Republic has resulted...MORE

A Message from Odesa— a video from Baltimore’s sister city in Ukraine

July 3, 2022

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Institute for the Study of War: Russian forces seize remaining territory in and around Lysychansk

July 3, 2022

 

Russian forces have likely secured the Luhansk Oblast border, although pockets of Ukrainian resistance...MORE

Ukraine Ministry of Defense:  Russian forces have taken control of Lysychansk

July 3, 2022

 

Day 130

Russian enemy continues to launch rocket attacks on civilian objects on the territory of Ukraine...MORE

Russian Ministry of Defense:  Russian forces have ‘cordoned’ off Lysychansk and reached the Sieviery Donets river

July 3, 2022

 

Successful offensive of Central group of troops commanded by Colonel General Aleksandr Lapin...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russian forces capture Lysychansk

July 2, 2022

 

Ukrainian forces likely conducted a deliberate withdrawal from Lysychansk, resulting in the Russian seizure of the city on July 2...MORE

Russian Ministry of Defense: Russia accuses Ukraine of shelling a apartment building, killing one civilian

July 2, 2022

 

Russian Defence Ministry publishes footage of the Chief of General Staff and First Deputy Minister of Defence General...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russian forces still attempting to encircle Lysychansk

July 1, 2022

 

The Kremlin is likely setting conditions for crypto-mobilization of the Russian economy...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Russian forces press their drive to encircle Ukrainians in Lysychansk

July 1, 2022

 

In the Volyn, Polissya and Siversky directions, the situation did not have significant changes...MORE

Russian Defense Ministry: Russian forces seize Lisichansk oil refinery

July 1, 2022

 

Russian Deputy Minister of Defence Timur Ivanov inspects construction of socially significant facilities in Donbass...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russian forces make modest advance at the Lysychansk oil refinery

June 30, 2022

 

Russian forces retreated from the Snake Island on June 30 following a Ukrainian missile and artillery campaign...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces abandon Snake Island under Ukrainian fire

June 30, 2022

In the Volyn and Polissya directions, units of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus continue to be in the border areas of the Brest and Gomel regions...MORE

Russian Ministry of Defense:  Russia accuses Ukraine forces of using residential buildings for military positions

June 30, 2022

 

We continue to record criminal acts by Kiev regime against civilian population of Ukraine and republics of Donbass...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Signs that Russia plans to annex conquered occupied areas of southeastern Ukraine, claiming it as an ancient Russian province

June 29, 2022

The Ukrainian Resistance Center reported on June 28 that the Kremlin is setting conditions to annex areas...MORE

Ukraine Ministry of Defense:  In prisoner exchange, Russia hands over 144 Ukrainian soldiers including 95 captured when Mariupol fell

June 29, 2022

 

A large-scale exchange of prisoners took place, thanks to which 144 Ukrainian defenders returned home...MORE

Russian Ministry of Defense: Russia inflicted ‘hundreds' of casualties on Ukrainian forces near the Lysychansk oil refinery

June 29, 2022

 

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue the special military operation in Ukraine...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russian forces continue launch of assault operations south of Lysychansk

June 28, 2022

Ukrainian forces are likely conducting a fighting withdrawal that may include pulling back from Lysychansk and Luhansk Oblast...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces ramp up artillery attacks to block Ukrainian advances

June 28, 2022

 

The one hundred twenty fifth (125) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a Russian military invasion continues...MORE

Russian Ministry of Defense:  shopping center destroyed in Kremenchuk was “non-functioning"

June 28, 2022

 

Russian Defence Ministry report on the progress of the special military operation in Ukraine (June 28, 2022)...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russian forces make minor advances as they bomb Ukraine shopping mall

June 27, 2022

A Russian missile strike hit a shopping mall in a residential area of Kremenchuk, Poltava Oblast on June 27...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Russian missile strikes a crowded shopping enter in Kremenchuh

June 27, 2022

 

Russian occupiers continue to launch missile strikes on civilian targets in Ukraine...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Massive Russian missile strike on Kyiv as G7 leaders confer;  Is there a new commander for Russian forces in Ukraine?

June 26, 2022

 

Russian forces conducted a massive missile strike against the Schevchenkivskyi district of Kyiv on June 26...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Heavy Russian shelling of Ukrainian villages reported near Kharkiv, Slovyansky and Donetsk

June 26, 2022

The one hundred twenty third (123) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a Russian military invasion continues...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russia reshuffles commanders in Ukraine

June 25, 2022

The Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced the commanders of the “central” and “southern” groupings of forces in Ukraine on June 24, confirming previously rumored changes reported on June 21...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russia unleashes missile barrage against Ukrainian infrastructure

June 25, 2022

The one hundred twenty second (122) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues...MORE

Zelenskyy in daily address celebrates Ukraine's candidate status in European Union

June 25, 2022

Good evening, great people of our state!

Today was marked by a discussion of the historic decision of the EU Summit - granting Ukraine candidate status...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Ukraine orders troop withdrawal from Sievierodonetsk

June 24, 2022

Ukrainian officials ordered a controlled withdrawal of troops from Severodonetsk on June 24...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces continue artillery barrage against Ukraine villages

June 24, 2022

The one hundred twenty-first (121) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues...MORE

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov scolds the European Union for ‘Russophobia’

Source:  press conference in Baku, Azerbaijan

June 24, 2022

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Institute for the Study of War:  Russian forces reach edge of Lysychansk

June 23, 2022

Ongoing Belarusian mobilization exercises will continue in Gomel Oblast until July 1 but are unlikely to be in preparation for direct Belarusian involvement in the war in Ukraine...MORE

Ukraine Ministry of Defense: Ukraine forces block Russian advance at Lysychansk outskirts

June 23, 2022

The one hundred twentieth (120) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to Russian military invasion continues...MORE

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in State TV interview

June 23, 2022

Excerpt from Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s interview with the Belarus State Television...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Ukraine dials back use of reconnaissance drones after shoot-downs by Russian air defenses

June 22, 2022

Reinforced Russian air-defense systems in eastern Ukraine are increasingly limiting the effectiveness of Ukrainian drones...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Russian forces continue reconnaissance and shelling of Ukraine forces throughout Donetsk 

June 22, 2022

The one hundred nineteenth (119) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a Russian military invasion continues...MORE

Russian Foreign Ministry statement blames Ukraine, western countries for halt in Ukraine’s grain shipments 

June 22, 2022

More recently, we have noted the increasingly frequent statements by Western representatives...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russians control all of Sievierodonetsk except for the industrial area 

June 20, 2022

Ukrainian officials are emphasizing that the coming week will be decisive for Russian efforts to take control of Severodonetsk...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry (June 19):  Russian forces step up the artillery barrage of Donetsk villages 

June 20, 2022

The one hundred seventeenth (117) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a Russian military invasion continues...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Despite artillery advantage, under-strength Russian infantry make advances unlikely against Sievierodonetsk 

June 19, 2022

The UK Ministry of Defense assesses that the Kremlin’s continued framing of its invasion of Ukraine as a “special military operation” rather than a war is actively hindering Russian force generation capabilities...MORE

Institute for he Study of War:  Russian advance stalls on most fronts, with only marginal gains in Sievierodonetsk 

June 18, 2022

Russian forces made marginal gains on the outskirts of Severodonetsk on June 18 but have largely stalled along other axes of advance...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russian masses more more armor and ground forces but fails to capture Sievierodonetsk 

June 17, 2022

Russian forces are continuing to deploy additional forces to support offensive operations in the Severodonetsk-Lysychansk area, and Ukrainian defenses remain strong...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces shell civilians in villages across Donbas

June 17, 2022

The one hundred fourteenth (114) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a Russian military invasion continues...MORE

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov tells BBC: “We did not invade Ukraine”

June 17, 2022

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Institute for the Study of War:  Russian ground forces continue assault on Sievierodonetsk

June 16, 2022

The leaders of Germany, France, Italy, and Romania committed to Ukrainian officials that the West would not demand...MORE

Russian priority in Ukraine is to 'complete the liberation of the territories of  Donetsk and Lugansk people’s republics'

June 16, 2022

Excerpts from the Q and A at press conference of Maria Zakharova, spokesman of the Russian Foreign Ministry on June 15...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russian forces launch ground assault in Sievierodonetsk  

June 15, 2022

Western officials announced additional military aid for Ukraine on June 15. US President Joe Biden pledged $1 billion worth of military aid...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry:   Russian artillery barrage continues against villages and infrastructure in Donbas

June 15, 2022

The one hundred twelfth (112) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a Russian military invasion continues...MORE

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova accuses Ukraine’s ’Neo-Nazi regime' of war crimes (excerpt from her briefing in St. Petersburg)

June 15, 2022

Every week brings further tragic evidence of war crimes and violations of international humanitarian law committed by the neo-Nazi regime and foreign mercenaries that are fighting on its side...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russian forces have destroyed all bridges to Sievierdonetsk but have yet to capture the Azot industrial plant

June 14, 2022

The Belarusian Armed Forces began a command-staff exercise focused on testing command and control capabilities on June 14...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Russian artillery pounds Ukrainian troops and civilians throughout the Donbas region

June 14, 2022

The one hundred eleventh (111) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a Russian military invasion continues...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russian forces move into the center of Sievierodonetsk

June 13, 2022

Kremlin-sponsored outlet Izvestia published and quickly removed an appeal by the First Deputy Head of the Russian Presidential Administration...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces push Ukrainian defenders out of the center of Sivierodonetsk

June 13, 2022

In the Volyn, Polissya and Siversky directions there are without significant changes...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russian forces btw up bridges over Sevieridonetsk river to cut off Ukrainian forces from Lysychansk

June 12, 2022

Russian forces continue to struggle with generating additional combat-capable units....MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Russian forces still trying to gain control over Sevierodonetsk in Eastern Ukraine

June 12, 2022

The one hundred ninth (109) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a Russian military invasion continues...MORE

Zelenskyy predicts Russian troop casualties will soon top 40,000

June 12, 2022

Address by President V.Zelenskyy to Ukrainians

After the missile strike at the Ternopil region, ten people are still in hospitals...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Occupation officials hand out Russian passports in Kherson and Melitopol as its military prepares for a long war

June 11, 2022

Ukrainian intelligence assesses that the Russian military is extending its planning to fight a longer war, though Russian force generation and reserves likely remain poor...MORE

Prime Minister Zelenskyy: very fierce fighting continues in the Donbas area

June 11, 2022

Very fierce fighting continues in Donbas...MORE

Russian envoy to US accuses Ukraine of ‘open genocide’ against Russian speakers in E. Ukraine

June 11, 2022

A solemn reception on the occasion of Russia Day was held at the Embassy of Russia in the United States...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Ukraine, pleading for more western-supplied arms, says Russian artillery outnumbers Ukrainian by 10 or 15:1

June 10, 2022

Ukrainian officials are increasing the urgency of their requests for more-sophisticated Western-provided...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russia still fighting to control Sievierodonetsk

June 10, 2022

One hundred seventh (107) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a Russian military invasion continues...MORE

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, after meeting of Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organization,  says West is ‘breakdancing alone’ 

June 10, 2022

The CSTO Council of Foreign Ministers’ meeting has come to an end...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russia sends outdated mines to replace exhausted stocks

June 9, 2022

Russian forces are continuing to deploy outdated military equipment to Ukraine to replace losses...MORE

Ukraine Ministry of Defense: Ukraine forces hold back assault. On Sievierodonetsk

June 9, 2022

One hundred-fifth day (June 8) of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a Russian military invasion continues...MORE

Sergey Lavrov, answering media questions in Istanbul on June 8, blames grain shipment blockade on Ukraine

June 9, 2022

Question (retranslated from Turkish): You just mentioned grain exports. How much progress was made in the talks? What kind of coordination will be there?...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russian forces continue assault on Sievierodonetsk 

June 8, 2022

Russian forces are escalating the use of psychological and information operations to damage the morale of Ukrainian soldiers...MORE

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in Turkey, calls Ukrainian president ‘unhinged’ 

June 8, 2022

Minister, friend, ladies and gentlemen,

I would like to once again thank our Turkish friends and hosts for their hospitality and a productive meeting...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russian forces regain control over most of residential areas of Sievieverdonetsk 

June 7, 2022

Russian forces continued offensive operations in several locations in eastern Ukraine but did not secure any...MORE

President Zelenskyy of Ukraine: Preparing for a long war ahead 

June 7, 2022

A brief report on the past day.

There were many activities - both diplomatic and domestic...MORE

Russian Foreign Ministry Website:  Foreign Minister Lavrov criticizes NATO countries for blocking his visit to Serbia  

June 7, 2022

Colleagues,

Last night and this morning, we received multiple questions from the media regarding our response...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Ukraine Navy claims to have pushed Russian Black Sea fleet more than 60 miles offshore 

June 6, 2022

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Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces step up defense of their positions north of Kharkiv while attacking civilian infrastructure 

June 6, 2022

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President of Russia website:  Russian human rights official complains that her office has been blocked from visiting prisoners-of-war in Ukraine 

June 6, 2022

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Institute for the Study of War: Ukraine force retake large areas of Sievierodonetsk, reportedly kill another Russian major general 

June 5, 2022

Ukrainian forces continued to conduct limited and localized but successful counterattacks against Russian positions throughout Ukraine on June 5...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces dig in to defend their positions north of Kharkiv, but are on the offensive near Slovyansk 

June 5, 2022

 

Day 102

In the Volyn and Polissya directions, the enemy did not take active action. The main efforts of the units of the Armed Forces...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Ukraine forces conduct successful counter-attacks in Sievierodonetsk 

June 4, 2022

 

Ukrainian forces are successfully slowing down Russian operations to encircle Ukrainian positions in Luhansk Oblast...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian onslaught continues in Sivierodonetsk:  artillery, RPGs, airstrikes from helicopters and warplanes

June 4, 2022

 

Day 101

russian occupiers continue to launch missile and air strikes on military and civilian infrastructure in Ukraine.

The situation in the Volyn and Polissya areas remained unchanged...MORE

In Interview with Russian state television:  Putin blames world food crisis on U.S. fiscal policy 

June 4, 2022

 

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin answered questions from Pavel Zarubin of Rossyia 1 TV channel...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russian Defense Minister promises to ‘accelerate’ military operation in Ukraine 

June 3, 2022

 

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu claimed that Russian forces will “accelerate” the “special military operation” in Ukraine in a meeting with Chechen Leader Ramzan Kadyrov on June 3...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces advance into Sievierodonetsk city

June 3, 2022

 

Day 100

No signs of formation of offensive groups were found in the Volyn and Polissya directions...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russian forces make incremental advances amid growing morale crisis 

June 2, 2022

Russian forces continued to make incremental, grinding, and costly progress in eastern Ukraine on June 2...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Russian forces fire mortars at Ukraine targets from inside Russia

June 2, 2022

 

Day 99

russian aggressor continues to launch missile and air strikes on military and civilian infrastructure in Ukraine...MORE

U.S. seeks to ‘dominate’ the world, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov tells reporters in Riyadh 

June 2, 2022

 

We held a big event today – the fifth round of the strategic dialogue between Russia and the members of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russian forces make gains in Sievierodonetsk as Ukrainians  press counteroffensive in Russian-occupied Kherson

June 1, 2022

The Ukrainian counteroffensive in Kherson Oblast has gotten the attention of Russian forces in the area, and the Russians are scrambling to secure the vital ground line of communication (GLOC) the Ukrainians have threatened...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Russians press ground assault in Sievierodonetsk 

June 1, 2022

 

Day 98. 

In the Volyn and Polissya directions, units of the Armed Forces of the republic of belarus continue to perform tasks to strengthen the protection of the Ukrainian-belarusian border in the Brest and Gomel regions...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russian forces advance on Sievierodonetsk as Ukraine forces continue counter-offensive on Russian-occupied Kherson 

May 31, 2022

 

Moscow’s concentration on seizing Severodonetsk and Donbas generally continues to create vulnerabilities for Russia in Ukraine’s vital Kherson Oblast...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Russian forces seek full control over Sievierodonetsk 

May 31, 2022

 

The ninety-seventh day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues...MORE

French TV1 Interview:  Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov accuses Macron of fostering Ukrainian ’neo-Nazism' 

May 31, 2022

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Institute for the Study of War: Russian forces advance in bid to surround Sievierodonetsk 

May 30, 2022

 

Mounting casualties among Russian junior officers will likely further degrade Russian capabilities and lead to further morale breakdowns...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Russian forces mount further assaults on villages around Sievierodonetsk 

May 30, 2022

 

Day 96

In the Volyn and Polissya directions there are without much change. Until June 4 this year...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Ukrainian counter-attack puts Russian forces on the defensive near Kherson 

May 29, 2022

 

New reports confirmed that Ukrainian forces conducted a successful limited counterattack near...MORE

Ukraine Ministry of Defense: Russian forces continue assault on Sievierodonetsk 

May 29, 2022

 

95th day of conflict

russian enemy does not stop conducting offensive operations in the Eastern Operational Zone...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russia — and Ukraine -- pays enormous cost for Putin’s bid to capture Severodonetsktsk 

May 28, 2022

 

Russian President Vladimir Putin is inflicting unspeakable suffering on Ukrainians and demanding horrible sacrifices of his own people in an effort to seize a city that does not merit the cost, even for him...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces consolidate positions around Lyman  

May 28, 2022

94th day of combat

The situation in the Volyn and Polissya areas remains without significant changes...MORE

Russian Embassy in Washington: Russia accuses media of ‘criminal indifference’ to the actions of ‘Ukrainian radicals’ with ’Nazi ideology'

May 28, 2022

We have paid attention to the report of the NGO New Lines Institute for Strategy and Policy, which is circulated...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russian forces begin direct assault on Severodonetsk 

May 27, 2022

Russian forces began direct assaults on Severodonetsk on May 27 despite not yet having fully encircled the town...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Russia sends in railway repair crews into Russian occupied parts of Kharkiv to restore logistics capability  

May 27, 2022

In the Volyn and Polissya directions, up to seven battalions of the Armed Forces of the republic of belarus continue to carry out...MORE

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov criticizes plans to revive Russian-Ukraine negotiations  (Excerpt from an interview with state RT media)

May 27, 2022

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Institute for the Study of War: Russian forces make steady, incremental gains in eastern Ukraine

May 26, 2022

Russian forces have made steady, incremental gains in heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past several days, though Ukrainian defenses remain effective overall...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russia steps up shelling of Ukrainian forces but makes limited advances on the ground

May 26, 2022

Day 92

russian enemy does not stop conducting offensive operations in the Eastern Operational Zone and continues to launch missile and air strikes on infrastructure facilities in Ukraine...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Despite shortages in manpower and precision guided weapons, Russian forces press on to Severodonetsk

May 26, 2022

Some pro-Russian milbloggers on Telegram continued to criticize the Kremlin for appalling treatment of forcefully mobilized...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Russian forces step up assault on Donetsk and Luhansk provinces

May 25, 2022

The main focus of Russian enemy is on the defeat of the Joint Forces and attempts to establish fu control over the 

territories of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russia steps up drive to encircle Severodonetsk amid signs of low morale among its forces

May 24, 2022

Russian forces have likely abandoned efforts to complete a single large encirclement of Ukrainian forces...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Russian forces advance towards Severodonetsk

May 24, 2022

90th day

 

In the Donetsk direction, russian enemy continues to conduct active offensive operations, trying to break through the defenses of our troops and reach the administrative borders of Luhansk region...MORE

Sergey Lavrov, answering questions, blames Ukraine for provoking Russia over the rights of Russian-speakers in Ukraine

May 23, 2022

FM Sergey Lavrov’s remarks and answers to questions as part of the "100 Questions for the Leader" project at the Yevgeny Primakov School...MORE

Institue for the Study of War: Russian forces make minor advances as nationalists demand partial mobilization

May 23, 2022

Russian nationalist figures are increasingly criticizing the failures of Russia’s “special military operation” in Ukraine...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russia deploys additional SS-400 anti-aircraft batteries in Crimea

May 23, 2022

Day 89

In the Volyn and Polissya directions, certain units of the Armed Forces of the republic of belarus perform tasks...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russian forces advance north and west of Popasna 

May 22, 2022

Russian forces made only minimal gains in eastern Ukraine on May 22. New reporting confirmed that Russian troops previously recaptured Rubizhne in northern Kharkiv Oblast, on May 19...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces step up shelling on multiple fronts

May 22, 2022

Day 88

russian enemy does not stop conducting offensive operations in the Eastern Operational Zone and launching missile and air strikes on the territory of Ukraine...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russian forces continue drive to surround Severodonetsk 

May 21, 2022

Russian forces intensified efforts to encircle and capture Severodonetsk on May 21 and will likely continue to do so in the coming days as efforts on other axes of advance...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Russian forces in Donetsk using airstrikes, artillery in attempt to break through Ukraine lines

May 21, 2022

Day 87 

The greatest russian enemy activity continues to be concentrated in the Eastern Operational Zone.

In the Volyn and Polissya areas, the situation has not changed significantly...MORE

Zelenskyy on the war to date:  700.000 troops defending Ukraine

May 21, 2022

A full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine could not be repulsed at once because the enemy was advancing

simultaneously from several directions and used a large amount of manpower...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russian forces make modest gains around Severodonetsk 

May 20, 2022

Russian forces are focusing on digging in and reinforcing defensive positions in Kharkiv and along the Southern Axis in preparation for Ukrainian counteroffensives...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces step up artillery attacks on Ukraine military

May 20, 2022

The 86th day of the Russian invasion

russian enemy does not stop conducting offensive operations in the Eastern Operational Zone...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russian troops withdrawn from Kharkiv city are redeployed to western Donetsk

May 19, 2022

Ukrainian military officials reported that some Russian troops withdrawn from the Kharkiv City axis have redeployed to western Donetsk Oblast on May 19...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Russian forces lob shells at Ukanians but fail to advance on the ground

May 19, 2022

Day 85 of the Russian invasion

The main focus of russian enemy was on the Donetsk direction, where it used aircraft, artillery and mortars...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russia plans to level Mariupol, turn it into a tourist resort

May 18, 2022

Russian occupation authorities announced plans to destroy the Azovstal Steel Plant and turn Mariupol into a resort city, depriving Russia of some of the most important economic benefits it hoped to reap by taking the city in the first place...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Russsian forces bombard Ukraine defenders but fail to capture territory

May 18, 2022

russian enemy continues its offensive in the Eastern Operational Zone. It inflates fire along the entire line of contact and in the depths of the defence of our troops in the Donetsk operational area and in the Slovyansk direction, takes measures to strengthen the offensive group...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Ukrainian defenders abandon the Azovstal steel works in Mariupol, arrested by Russia 

May 17, 2022

Mariupol defenders trapped in the Azovstal Steel Plant likely surrendered after Ukrainian officials negotiated evacuation measures with the Kremlin...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian SU-35 aircraft fire missiles to support military operation near Donetsk

May 17, 2022

The 83rd day.

russian enemy does not stop conducting offensive operations in the Eastern Operational Zone...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russia and Ukraine negotiate evacuation of wounded at Azovstal Steel Plant

May 16, 2022

Russian forces conducted limited and largely unsuccessful ground offensives along the front line in Ukraine on May 16. The Russian grouping around Kharkiv City...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces use cluster munitions near Avdiivka

May 16, 2022

The eighty-second day. 

russian enemy continues to conduct offensive operations in the Eastern Operational Zone...MORE

Russian Embassy in Washington:  Putin to Russian allies:  Neo-Nazism 'on the rise' in Ukraine

May 16, 2022

The Kremlin hosted a meeting of the heads of state of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation.

Taking part in the meeting, timed to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the Collective Security Treaty and the 20th anniversary of the organisation...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russian forces put priority on capturing Severodonetsk

May 15, 2022

 

Russian forces have likely abandoned the objective of completing a large-scale encirclement of Ukrainian units from Donetsk City to Izyum in favor of completing the seizure of Luhansk Oblast...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces suffer heavy manpower losses, training new recruits to replenish them

May 15, 2022

The eight-first day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a Russian military invasion continues...MORE

Ukraine Ministry of Defense: Russian forces advance in Avdiyivka

May 14, 2022

The eightieth day of the heroic stand-off of the Ukrainian nation against russian military invasion continues.

The adversary continues its offensive operations in the Eastern Operational Zone...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Ukraine appears to have won the Battle of Kharkiv

May 13, 2022

The Russian military has likely decided to withdraw fully from its positions around Kharkiv City in the face of Ukrainian counteroffensives and the limited availability of reinforcements...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Russian forces press artillery assault but fail to advance on the ground

May 13, 2022

The seventy-ninth day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.

russian occupiers did not stop the offensive in the Eastern Operational Zone...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Ukraine pushes Russian forces away from from Kharkiv; Russians advance toward Severodonetsk

May 12, 2022

Russian forces may be abandoning efforts at a wide encirclement of Ukrainian troops along the Izyum-Slovyansk-Debaltseve line in favor of shallower encirclements of Severodonetsk and Lysychansk...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Russia forces shell Ukrainian troops from Russian territory

May 12, 2022

The seventy-eighth day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.

russian enemy is trying to continue a full-scale armed aggression against Ukraine and does not stop conducting offensive operations in the Eastern Operational Zone...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment, May 9

May 9, 2022

Russian forces continue to face widespread force generation challenges. A senior US defense official stated on May 9 that the US has not observed any indicators of a “new major Russian mobilization”...MORE。。。

Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Russian forces still trying to gain control over Sevierodonetsk in Eastern Ukraine

June 12, 2022

The one hundred ninth (109) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a Russian military invasion continues...MORE

Zelenskyy predicts Russian troop casualties will soon top 40,000

June 12, 2022

Address by President V.Zelenskyy to Ukrainians

After the missile strike at the Ternopil region, ten people are still in hospitals...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Occupation officials hand out Russian passports in Kherson and Melitopol as its military prepares for a long war

June 11, 2022

Ukrainian intelligence assesses that the Russian military is extending its planning to fight a longer war, though Russian force generation and reserves likely remain poor...MORE

Prime Minister Zelenskyy: very fierce fighting continues in the Donbas area

June 11, 2022

Very fierce fighting continues in Donbas...MORE

Russian envoy to US accuses Ukraine of ‘open genocide’ against Russian speakers in E. Ukraine

June 11, 2022

A solemn reception on the occasion of Russia Day was held at the Embassy of Russia in the United States...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Ukraine, pleading for more western-supplied arms, says Russian artillery outnumbers Ukrainian by 10 or 15:1

June 10, 2022

Ukrainian officials are increasing the urgency of their requests for more-sophisticated Western-provided...MORE

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russia still fighting to control Sievierodonetsk

June 10, 2022

One hundred seventh (107) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a Russian military invasion continues...MORE

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, after meeting of Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organization,  says West is ‘breakdancing alone’ 

June 10, 2022

The CSTO Council of Foreign Ministers’ meeting has come to an end...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russia sends outdated mines to replace exhausted stocks

June 9, 2022

Russian forces are continuing to deploy outdated military equipment to Ukraine to replace losses...MORE

Ukraine Ministry of Defense: Ukraine forces hold back assault. On Sievierodonetsk

June 9, 2022

One hundred-fifth day (June 8) of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a Russian military invasion continues...MORE

Sergey Lavrov, answering media questions in Istanbul on June 8, blames grain shipment blockade on Ukraine

June 9, 2022

Question (retranslated from Turkish): You just mentioned grain exports. How much progress was made in the talks? What kind of coordination will be there?...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Russian forces continue assault on Sievierodonetsk 

June 8, 2022

Russian forces are escalating the use of psychological and information operations to damage the morale of Ukrainian soldiers...MORE

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in Turkey, calls Ukrainian president ‘unhinged’ 

June 8, 2022

Minister, friend, ladies and gentlemen,

I would like to once again thank our Turkish friends and hosts for their hospitality and a productive meeting...MORE

Institute for the Study of War: Russian forces regain control over most of residential areas of Sievieverdonetsk 

June 7, 2022

Russian forces continued offensive operations in several locations in eastern Ukraine but did not secure any...MORE

President Zelenskyy of Ukraine: Preparing for a long war ahead 

June 7, 2022

A brief report on the past day.

There were many activities - both diplomatic and domestic...MORE

Russian Foreign Ministry Website:  Foreign Minister Lavrov criticizes NATO countries for blocking his visit to Serbia  

June 7, 2022

Colleagues,

Last night and this morning, we received multiple questions from the media regarding our response...MORE

Institute for the Study of War:  Ukraine Navy claims to have pushed Russian Black Sea fleet more than 60 miles offshore 

June 6, 2022

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Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces step up defense of their positions north of Kharkiv while attacking civilian infrastructure 

June 6, 2022

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President of Russia website:  Russian human rights official complains that her office has been blocked from visiting prisoners-of-war in Ukraine 

June 6, 2022

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Institute for the Study of War: Ukraine force retake large areas of Sievierodonetsk, reportedly kill another Russian major general 

June 5, 2022