Battle of the 65th: Poland ‘sends more than 200 tanks to Ukraine’
Russia and Ukraine reported new enemy losses in more than two months of hostilities, while Polskie Radio reported that Poland had sent enough tanks to Ukraine to form two brigades.
NHK broadcaster on April 29 reported that Russian forces continued to hit targets across Ukraine with missiles, including the capital Kyiv. On the same day, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov announced the operation military of this country in Ukraine continues.
Ukrainian T-72 tank on a road in the city of Lyman in eastern Ukraine
Konashenkov also stated that since conducting the military operation in Ukraine on February 24, Russian troops have destroyed 142 Ukrainian warplanes, 634 drones, 278 missile systems, 2,638 tanks and other armored vehicles and 304 multiple rocket launchers, according to TASS news agency. There is currently no information on the Ukrainian side’s response to the loss given by the Russian side.
Meanwhile, the Armed Forces of Ukraine confirmed on April 29 that more than 23,000 Russian soldiers have been killed since Moscow launched the above military operation, according to the website. The Kyiv Independent.
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Western officials say that casualties among Russian forces in Ukraine are getting smaller after Russia scaled back its military campaign, focusing on eastern Ukraine, but the casualty figures remain high and the situation has an impact. significantly to the will of Russian soldiers to fight, according to Reuters. Earlier, the Russian Defense Ministry said on March 25 that 1,351 soldiers were killed and 3,825 wounded, since the military operation began in Ukraine.
Ukraine’s armed forces also confirmed on April 29 that Russia lost 986 tanks, 2,418 armored personnel carriers, 1,695 military vehicles, 435 artillery systems, 151 multiple rocket launchers, 155 helicopters, 189 aircraft and 8 ships. There is no word yet on Russia’s response to the new numbers given by Ukraine.
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Poland sent to Ukraine more than 200 tanks?
Polish radio station Polskie Radio on April 29 reported that Polish authorities had sent to Ukraine more than 200 T-72 tanks and dozens of armored personnel carriers. This number of tanks is enough to form two brigades, according to Polskie Radio. There is currently no official information on the number of tanks sent by Poland to Ukraine, according to TASS news agency.
Earlier, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki confirmed information about sending tanks to Ukraine but did not provide details. The head of Poland’s National Security Service, Pawel Soloch, also declined to release specific numbers.
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Russian intelligence says Poland intends to send troops to occupy western Ukraine
Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service says that intelligence indicates that Poland and the United States are working on a plan for Warsaw to regain control of parts of Ukraine that Warsaw considers historically Polish.
In a statement released on April 28, the head of Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) Sergei Naryshkin said that under the aforementioned plan, the first phase of “reunification” would see “peacekeeping forces”. peace” Poland was deployed in western Ukraine under the pretext of “protection” because of the war Russia started in Ukraine. Naryshkin also said that the details of this operation are being discussed by Warsaw and the US government and that the operation was designed without NATO mandate, and only member countries volunteered to participate, according to RT Radio. .
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Britain sends 8,000 troops to exercise in Eastern Europe
Newspaper The Guardian About 8,000 troops will take part in exercises in eastern Europe this summer, marking one of the UK’s largest troop deployments since the war, the UK’s Ministry of Defense announced on April 28. cold picture.
Tens of thousands of troops from NATO and the British-led Joint Expeditionary Force are taking part in the exercises. In addition, dozens of tanks will be deployed to countries from Finland to North Macedonia.
The British Ministry of Defense said that the exercise plan had been planned for a long time and was expanded in response to the Russian military operation launched in Ukraine on February 24.
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The US does not believe there is a threat of Russia using nuclear weapons?
Washington does not believe there is a threat from Russia’s ability to use nuclear weapons, a US defense official said on April 29, despite Moscow’s recent warning. “We continue to monitor their nuclear capabilities every day … and we do not assess there is a threat of the use of nuclear weapons,” the official said, according to Reuters.
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The US official made the statement after Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned that the West should not underestimate the risks of escalation that could lead to a nuclear conflict over Ukraine. Earlier, the Director General of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) Dmitry Rogozin announced that the army plans to equip its first military unit with the Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) before the end of autumn. this, according to TASS dated April 23.
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Poland buys Russian gas from Germany
Poland continues to buy Russian gas from Germany, after Moscow cut off supply from April 28 (local time) because Warsaw refused to pay the contract in rubles.
RT quoted information from Russia’s Gazprom Energy Corporation as saying that Poland refused to pay for its gas purchase contract in rubles according to new Russian regulations.
“Poland declares that it no longer needs gas from Russia. However, in practice, the country continued to buy Russian gas after the official supply was cut off. Now, gas from Germany is transferred back to Poland via the Yamal-Europe gas pipeline,” said Gazprom representative Sergei Kupriyanov.
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