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10 May 2022 - Ukraine Special Weapons News

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  • Ukraine Lost 4 Warplanes, 10 Choppers, and Over 30 UAVs in Attempt to Seize Snake Island - MoD Sputnik 10 May 2022 -- Ukraine's losses include one Su-27 fighter aircraft, three Su-24 attack jets, several Mi-24 attack helicopters and Mi-8 transport helicopters, and three Centaur fast assault craft, as well as at least 30 military UAVs.
  • Putin's calm, restrained Victory Day speech 'left room for negotiations' Global Times 10 May 2022 -- In his Victory Day speech on Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin "calmly but firmly" stated that Russia had to take preemptive actions in its special operation in Ukraine as NATO had created an "absolutely unacceptable threat" at Russia's borders. According to Chinese analysts, the speech was delivered in a "restrained" manner to send a clear signal to the West that Russia will not accept intensified pressure to squeeze Russia's strategic space, but at the same time showed Putin was leaving some room for negotiation.
  • Russia holds military parade to mark V-Day People's Daily 10 May 2022 -- Russia held a grand military parade in central Moscow's Red Square to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the Soviet victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.

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NATO

  • Finland and Sweden Aim for NATO Membership, Prompting Russia's Fury VOA 10 May 2022 -- Finland and Sweden are expected to formally apply to join NATO later this month, in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Both countries say Moscow's actions have changed the security dynamic in Europe and the Kremlin's nuclear threats require the collective self-defense that NATO can provide.

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