Russia claims control of Lysychansk

Russia claims control of Lysychansk

Defense Minister Shoigu announced that the Russian army and the separatists had “complete control” of the city of Lysychansk in eastern Ukraine. “General Sergey Shoigu, Minister of Defense, reports to the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation …

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Separatists declare siege of Lysychansk, Ukraine denies

Separatists declare siege of Lysychansk, Ukraine denies

The separatists say Russian militias and forces have completely surrounded the eastern city of Lysychansk, but the Ukrainian military denies it. “Today, the Lugansk militia and Russian forces have taken control of the last strategic positions outside the city. We …

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Chief of Staff of the Russian Army arrives in Ukraine

Chief of Staff of the Russian Army arrives in Ukraine

Chief of the General Staff Gerasimov visited units participating in the special military operation in Ukraine, nearly a week after Minister Shoigu’s trip. “The Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces and Deputy Defense Minister Valery Gerasimov …

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Protest against Taiwan’s military drills on Taiping Island

Protest against Taiwan's military drills on Taiping Island

Taiping Island and illegal Taiwanese constructions – Photo: CSIS/AMT On July 2, answering a reporter’s question about Vietnam’s reaction to Taiwan’s conduct of live-fire drills in Ba Binh, in Vietnam’s Truong Sa archipelago on June 28 and 29, Spokesperson Le …

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