Czech Republic Sends Tanks, Infantry Fighting Vehicles To Ukraine – Source

BUCHAREST, Romania – The Czech Republic has sent T-72 tanks and BVP-1 infantry fighting vehicles to Ukraine, A Czech defence source told Reuters on Tuesday, confirming a local media report. Public broadcaster Czech Television initially reported the shipment, showing footage on Twitter of a train loaded with five tanks and five fighting vehicles. It said … More Czech Republic Sends Tanks, Infantry Fighting Vehicles To Ukraine – Source

South Korea To Join SWIFT Sanctions Against Russia, Send Humanitarian Aid To Ukraine

PARIS, France – South Korea will ban exports of strategic materials to Russia and join the international effort to block some Russian banks from the SWIFT global payments system, the country’s Foreign Ministry said Monday. The ministry did not disclose which key strategic materials would be subject to export bans but said it had notified … More South Korea To Join SWIFT Sanctions Against Russia, Send Humanitarian Aid To Ukraine

Latvia Allows Its Citizens To Fight In Ukraine

PARIS, France – Latvia’s parliament voted unanimously on Monday to allow its nationals to fight in Ukraine if willing, the parliament said in a statement. ‘Our citizens who want to support Ukraine and volunteer to serve there to defend Ukraine’s independence and our common security must be able to do so’, said Juris Rancanis, chairman … More Latvia Allows Its Citizens To Fight In Ukraine

Biden Condemns Putin’s Recognition Of Ukraine Breakaway Regions

PARIS, France – U.S. President Joe Biden condemned on Monday a decision by Russian President Vladimir Putin to recognize two breakaway regions of Ukraine as he spoke to world leaders following the latest development in the crisis. ‘Biden strongly condemned Russian President Putin’s decision to purportedly recognize the ‘independence’ of the so – called DNR … More Biden Condemns Putin’s Recognition Of Ukraine Breakaway Regions

Putin Orders Troops To Breakaway Regions In Eastern Ukraine

BUCHAREST, Romania – Russian President Vladimir Putin recognised two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine as independent on Monday and ordered Russian army to launch what Moscow called a peacekeeping operation in the area, upping the ante in a crisis the West fears could unleash a major war. Putin told Russia’s defence ministry to deploy troops … More Putin Orders Troops To Breakaway Regions In Eastern Ukraine

Germany’s Scholz Condemns Putin’s Threat To Recognize Ukraine Regions

PARIS, France – German Chancellor Olaf Scholz condemned remarks by President Vladimir Putin that Russia could recognise two Kremlin – backed breakaway Ukrainian regions as independent, his office said on Monday. Scholz’s office said in a statement the German chancellor also told Putin during a phone call that any such move would amount to a … More Germany’s Scholz Condemns Putin’s Threat To Recognize Ukraine Regions

France’s Macron Calls Emergency National Security Meeting On Russia – Ukraine

PARIS, France – French President Emmanuel Macon on Monday called an emergency national security meeting to address developments linked to the crisis in Ukraine, the Elysee Palace said. Macron earlier on Monday spoke to the presidents of Russia and Ukraine, the Elysee said in a statement. He also spoke to German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and … More France’s Macron Calls Emergency National Security Meeting On Russia – Ukraine

Putin Plans To Recognise Eastern Ukraine’s Breakaway Regions – Kremlin

PARIS, France – Russian President Vladimir Putin told France’s president and Germany’s chancellor during phone calls on Monday that he planned to sign a degree recognising the two breakaway regions of Ukraine as independent entities shortly, the Kremlin said. The French and German leaders voiced disappointment after hearing the decision, the Kremlin said in a … More Putin Plans To Recognise Eastern Ukraine’s Breakaway Regions – Kremlin