Russia warned today that the delivery of German Panther tanks to Ukraine is “no good”, as pressure mounts on Germany to approve such exports.
“These deliveries will not bring anything good for the future of the relationship” between Germany and Russia.Kremlin spokesman said. Dmitry PeskovAssuming that “I will leave an indelible mark”.
One month after the start of the war, Volodymyr Zelensky He is experiencing internal problems. Many Senior officers announced their resignations today after some reports of alleged overcharging of supplies for the army came to light.Officials hinted at a full Russian invasion.
Among the senior officials who resigned were Deputy Defense Minister Vyacheslav Shapovalov, responsible for logistical support for the armed forces, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration Kirilo Tymoshenko and Deputy Attorney General Oleksii Simonenko. The defense ministry said in a statement that it will protect the confidence of the community and international partners, as well as ensure objectivity in “possible investigations”.
Tymoshenko, one of the few Zelensky aides who has worked with him since his election in 2019, oversaw reconstruction projects for facilities damaged by Russian attacks and was implicated in several scandals during and before the Moscow invasion. In October, he was accused of using an SUV donated to Ukraine by General Motors Group for humanitarian purposes. Following these revelations, Tymoshenko announced that he would move the vehicle closer to the front line.
The United States on Monday hinted at the possibility that in the next few hours or days, Germany would grant permission to extradite to third countries. tanques leopard Germany produces the Ukrainian army.We have no doubt that Germany is a reliable ally On this front and on all fronts,” US State Department spokesman Ned Price told a news conference.
Asked about the debate in recent weeks over Germany’s refusal to hand over its Panther tanks to Ukraine, a State Department spokesman said, after seeing recent headlines about it. “It is possible” that “more” will be heard from the Germans in the next hours or days.
In this framework, Washington reclaimed the contribution Germany had made so far. Among others, the IRIS-T anti-missile system, MLRS rocket launcher systems, the Patriot missile battery, and “everything Germany has talked about in the last 11 months.”
In this sense, Price pointed out that “Ukraine has tanks”, saying that he did not want the “false” idea that the Ukrainian army does not have this type of weapon.
He also recalled that the US had already helped Ukraine get tanks. “We have worked with them to get Russian and Soviet-made tanks that they have already trained on, know how to use, can readily deploy, repair, keep operational and most importantly effective,” Price added.
“We will continue to do our part to provide what Ukraine needs,” the State Department spokesman added. I emphasize that White House It was given 30 rounds of weapons for the Ukrainian army, All for one value Billions of dollars.
Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces, Valery Gerasimov, confirmed that the country has made progress on a development program for military units that “guarantee the protection of the country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.”
The main objective of this work Guaranteeing the sovereignty and territorial integrity of our country, and create an environment for them to advance in their social and economic development,” he said in an interview with the newspaper Arguments and facts Published this Tuesday, reproduced by the agency Toss.
As per the plan approved by the Supreme Commander in Chief at an extended meeting of the Defense Ministry Committee, Moscow and Leningrad Military Districts will be created. In addition, three motorized rifle divisions will be created in the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions, and an army corps will be built in the northwestern region of Karelia, Gerasimov said.
Ukraine’s anti-corruption high court seizes Russian billionaire’s Ukrainian assets Mikhail Shelkov. Assets include several apartments, vehicles, company shares and cash in Ukrainian bank accounts. Kyiv Independent.
According to Transparency International In Ukraine, Shelkov headed the investment arm of Rostec, the state agency that controls Russia’s defense contractors. 59th place in the Russian list of billionaires Forbes, With a net worth of $1.5 billion.
Over the past year, Ukraine has been seizing property and corporate rights within the country owned by Russian oligarchs.
The Deposit Guarantee Fund recently announced that it transferred Hr 17 billion ($460 million) from liquidated accounts of Russian banks to a special fund of the state budget.
A discussion in Russian State Television Sowed doubt as to what might beVladimir Putin’s next plans While the war was going on in Ukraine. There, many people including them participated. Editor of RT Agency Margarita Simonyan, the chairman of the Duma’s (Russian Congress) Security Committee, Andrei Kartabolov, and the head of the country’s Middle East Institute, Yevgeny Chatanovsky. Exchange quoted US site The Daily Beast.
In particular, Simonyan suggested that the conflict between Russia, the West and Ukraine could intensify if the West and Ukraine do not comply with Moscow’s demands. What’s more, he paints a crude panorama of the state of uncertainty in Russia’s households.
“[En Occidente] They keep raising the stakes to the point of causing us pain. Not only the newly added territories, but the security of the territory of the Russian Federation will be at risk. I have no doubt that they will do everything, so that we should worry about the security of Moscow, or at least seriously think about it … It will definitely happen!” I add: “It can only end with the imminent threat expressed and presented, and the threat of nuclear conflict.”.
Editor-in-Chief of RT, known as “Owner of Russian Propaganda”, he opined that the West’s refusal to withdraw its support from Ukraine would have even greater consequences. recognized that Nobody wins a nuclear war”, but reaffirmed his analysis. “I don’t see another ending… it’s going to be a wrecking ball! It will be all inclusive! They fly like two planes facing each other.. “Something tells me somebody’s going to have to step back, and it’s not going to be us,” he said.
Presented by Yevgeny Chatanovsky, President of the Middle East Institute He spoke of violence against the White House and the massacre of “several thousand”. Soldiers from that country to teach a lesson of sorts and create an effect on American public opinion.
“First, our main enemy is undoubtedly the United States. What is America facing? They react to two things: the threat of physical destruction and the disbandment of a certain number of military personnel.”, he emphasized.
And he elaborated: “What we know is based on the wars in Vietnam and Korea The purging of tens of thousands of American soldiers would severely damage public opinion in the United States.. I repeat: not several thousand like in Afghanistan or Iraq, but a certain number of tens of thousands. Who will liquidate them, where they will be liquidated, and in what manner is entirely irrelevant, but That is also an objective if we want to influence American leadership. We have nothing to lose,” he said.
As Simonian suggested, while members of the desk rejected direct confrontation, none of the desk’s experts and references rejected Satanovsky’s proposal to kill American soldiers. American Dmitri Tropnitsky, who was present at the debate, raised only one exception: “In our country, we hugged the one American we didn’t want to kill: Tucker Carlson.”. It is the provider of Fox Signal in the United States.
In any case, Simonian’s analysis cannot easily be overlooked. This is one Key figures in Putin’s communications strategy. Published by LA NACIONHis name appears 27 times in a joint report by the Directorate of National Intelligence (DNI), the FBI, the CIA and the National Security Agency (NSA). Russian interference in the US election process.
In addition to serving as editor of RT’s English editions, Simonyan has another important role: editor-in-chief Rosia secotnia, responsible for Russia’s information policy abroad. Created in 2013 by Putin’s decree to “break the monopoly of the Anglo-Saxon media”, Rosia secotnia RIA Novosti news agency, Voice of Russia radio and various websites, Sputnik, which disseminates information — and propaganda — in 33 languages, including Spanish. It also indirectly regulates ITAR-DOS agencies.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky announced today that he had banned foreign trips by ministers by decree., other senior officers, representatives and police. “This action is about police officers, deputies, prosecutors and all those who can work for and for the country; They can no longer go abroad for vacations“, said the President Thelam.
Zelensky added that a regulation would be drawn up within the next five days, which would allow only official visits as a reason for foreign travel, the news agency reported. Sputnik.
The ban extends to ministers, deputy ministers, representatives, heads of central authorities, heads of the Security Council and Central Bank, judges and prosecutors.
This measure is aimed at all those who have been exempted from joining the ranks of the armed forces. According to Ukrainian news website Strana, the country has been facing a Russian invasion for 11 months.