Kyiv and Berlin slam Putin’s plan to station nuclear weapons in Belarus
Officials in Kyiv and Berlin condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin’s announcement that Moscow would station tactical nuclear weapons in neighboring Belarus. The Kremlin “took Belarus as a nuclear hostage,” Oleksiy Danilov, the secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council, tweeted on Sunday. Mykhailo Podolyak, an adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s office, added that […]
NATO is racing to arm its Russian borders. Can it find the weapons?
Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. BRUSSELS — Add NATO’s military planners to the list of those concerned about having enough shells. In the coming months, the alliance will accelerate efforts to stockpile equipment along the alliance’s eastern edge and designate tens of thousands of forces that can rush to […]
Ukraine has largely weathered Russia’s power-grid attacks — but is bracing for more
[Display_1] Kyiv region, Ukraine — In the sharp winds raging on the banks of the Dnipro River, a burly Ukrainian Army Major (aptly known by his military call sign “Bison”) is shunned by the cold and boredom from the Russians as air defense crews enter. I laughed off the idea of having a hard time […]
NATO on the precipice
[Display_1] Press play to listen to this article Voice by artificial intelligence. Washington/Brussels – The pictures tell the story. Last weekend, in the crowded conference rooms and hallways of Munich’s Hotel Bayerischer Hof, a man stood with the same forward-looking resolve NATO has long sought to portray, but often struggled to achieve. Allies on the […]