Russian invasion of Ukraine

Ukraine 'artillery coalition' set for Paris kick-off

Ukraine's Western allies will launch an "artillery coalition" at a Paris ceremony Thursday, aiming to strengthen Kiev's armed forces against Russia's military.

Led by France and the United States, the 23-nation effort is part of the so-called Ramstein contact group, which gathers more than 50 countries supporting Ukraine.

Putin's ally: "It will be a civil war in USA, it has to be, Dragon's coming for them"

A close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Sergei Markov, said a new civil war in the United States would be "good for the world".
Pro-Kremlin political scientist Markov suggested during a recent broadcast that an outbreak of civil war in the US would be beneficial for Russia and would end the conflict in Ukraine.