Russia offering men ‘lucrative’ payments to form new ground force in Ukraine

R ussian officials have begun offering men “lucrative” cash bonuses to fight in Ukraine amid “limited levels of popular enthusiasm” for combat, according to British defence chiefs. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Wednesday morning that the cash handouts were being offered in a bid to establish “a major new ground forces formulation”. However, … Read more

US funding to clear Ukraine landmines

The US State Department has approved funding to help Ukraine equip and train 100 teams to clear landmines and unexploded ordnance for a year, an official says.  The $US89 million ($NZ141 million) would go towards the largest US de-mining programme yet in Ukraine, and the official compared Ukraine’s challenge to attempts to disarm unexploded ordnance … Read more

US funding to clear Ukraine landmines

The US State Department has approved funding to help Ukraine equip and train 100 teams to clear landmines and unexploded ordnance for a year, an official says.  The $US89 million ($NZ141 million) would go towards the largest US de-mining programme yet in Ukraine, and the official compared Ukraine’s challenge to attempts to disarm unexploded ordnance … Read more

Boris Johnson says his successor will have ‘fiscal firepower’ to help people

B oris Johnson has declared he is “absolutely confident” that his successor as prime minister “will have the fiscal firepower and the headroom to continue to continue to look after people”. The Prime Minister also said he is “certain” that whoever wins the Tory leadership election will want to make announcements about how they will … Read more

Putin loses 100th colonel in Ukraine highlighting scale of Russian losses in war

V ladimir Putin has now lost at least 100 colonels in the war in Ukraine highlighting the grave damage his forces are suffering. Video has emerged of the grief-stricken family of Lt-Col Vitaly Tsikul, 36, a tank commander, at his funeral. He is the 100th known colonel or lieutenant colonel in Russian forces to be … Read more

Ukraine captures two men amid assassination plot against Government officials

The Security Service of Ukraine says the attempted assassination was attempted by members of the Russian military intelligence agency, the GRU. The failed hitmen were promised a reward of up to $150,000 for each target killed. On Monday evening, the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) put out a new report to say it has prevented … Read more

The free world can’t allow Taiwan to become a second Ukraine

US speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan last week should not have been exceptional – it merely reaffirmed the right of elected legislators to declare their support for democracy there.  I hope that many more defenders of freedom and democracy will soon follow suit. Yet the visit was followed by live-fire exercises and naval manoeuvres … Read more

Amnesty International Assessment That Ukraine ‘Put Civilians in Harm’s Way’ Stirs Outrage

Amnesty International Assessment That Ukraine ‘Put Civilians in Harm’s Way’ Stirs Outrage, #Amnesty #International #Assessment #Ukraine #Put #Civilians #Harms #Stirs #Outrage Welcome to O L A S M E D I A TV N E W S, This is what we have for you today: It was understood that around 30,000 to 40,000 people of … Read more