Post-Soviet conflicts

Biden and Erdogan: Grain Corridor, Syria, the Aegean Sea

During a meeting in Madrid, Turkish and US Presidents Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Joe Biden agreed to "continue close consultations" between Washington and Ankara, the White House reported.

The two leaders discussed the candidacies of Sweden and Finland for NATO membership, the war in Ukraine, and the situation in the Aegean Sea and Syria.

The US will Send more Forces to Europe and will Move the HQ of the Fifth Army to Poland

The United States is increasing its military presence in Europe and moving to Poland the headquarters of an army corps, key to US military cooperation with the continent.

This was announced by US President Joe Biden in a statement together with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at the beginning of the alliance's summit in Madrid.

Boris Johnson calls on NATO Allies to Increase Military Spending

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will call on his NATO allies at the Madrid summit to increase their defense spending in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, his cabinet said.

After Russia annexed Crimea in 2014, NATO member states pledged to spend at least 2.0% of their gross domestic product on defense by 2024 to ensure the alliance's combat readiness.

Bulgarian MFA: Calls for Support for the Russian Military are Absolutely Unacceptable

"Calls for support for Russian troops are absolutely unacceptable". This is the position of the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in connection with a post on social networks of the Russian Embassy, ​​which calls for donations for Russian soldiers.

Putin attacks another country? "Russia did not target the mall"

The leaders of the G7 member states said that they would be with Ukraine for as long as necessary.
The Ukrainian army is trying to leave Lysychansk while the Russian assault forces are already deep in the city.
The United Nations Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Ukraine.

"Putin could attack outside Ukraine"

NATO to Increase its Rapid Reaction Force and will Double its Military in Eastern Europe

NATO leaders are set to approve the alliance's new strategic concept this week, with a huge increase in rapid reaction force.

In addition to doubling the forces that will be deployed in Eastern Europe in the context of the war in Ukraine, the number of troops that can be deployed in a high readiness for rapid response is also increasing: from 40,000 to "well over" 300,000.

Day 124 of the Invasion of Ukraine: Battle of Lysychansk Continues, Zelensky wants More Weapons

Russian missiles hit the Ukrainian capital Kyiv as G-7 leaders discussed new sanctions against Russia in Germany. To the east, the battle continued in the city of Lysychansk, the last major Ukrainian-controlled city in the Luhansk region.

Americans send the most powerful weapon? It hits a target at 160 km

President Joe Biden, who is at the G7 Summit in Germany, recently announced that the United States will provide "a more advanced missile system and ammunition" for Ukraine, while the war with Russia is intensifying. Also, Biden and other leaders of the G7 countries should be addressed today by the Ukrainian President, by video call.

G-7 leaders to commit to Ukraine, US sending anti-air system

The Group of Seven economic powers are set to commit themselves to supporting Ukraine in the long haul, with the U.S. preparing to announce the purchase of an advanced surface-to-air missile system for Kiev, as leaders meet in the German Alps and confer by video link with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.