10 June 2022 - Ukraine Special Weapons News
- Zelensky: Ukrainian forces 'holding on' to key frontline cities in Donbas Press TV 10 Jun 2022 -- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says the country's forces have kept up resistance in the flashpoint eastern city of Severodonetsk and other cities in the breakaway Donbas region amid fierce fighting with Russian troops over the past few weeks.
- Ukraine Reports Intense Fighting In Donbas, Says Artillery Needed To Level Playing Field RFE/RL 10 Jun 2022 -- Ukraine tried to push back Russian troops in the east and south on June 10 as France offered to help ensure access to the port of Odesa to ease fears of a global grain crisis.
- Ukraine Increasingly Worried West Could Suffer 'War Fatigue' VOA 10 Jun 2022 -- As Russia's invasion of Ukraine enters its fourth month, Ukrainian officials are increasingly worried the West could soon suffer "war fatigue."
- We must rebuild a new Ukraine - a state that has gained its independence and future - President during a conversation with the student community of Great Britain President of Ukraine 10 Jun 2022
- Ukraine is fighting for its future, Russia is fighting for someone else's past, which is why we will win - President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's address to the student community of leading British universities President of Ukraine 10 Jun 2022
- Ihor Zhovkva held a phone conversation with the State Secretary for Foreign Affairs of the Office of the Prime Minister of Slovenia President of Ukraine 10 Jun 2022
- Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with the Secretary of State for Defence of the United Kingdom President of Ukraine 10 Jun 2022
- Democracy can lose on the European continent if words are not backed up by action - address by the President of Ukraine to the participants of the Copenhagen Democracy Summit President of Ukraine 10 Jun 2022
- Andriy Yermak met with the President of Yahad-In Unum organization, which collects evidence of Russia's war crimes in Ukraine President of Ukraine 10 Jun 2022
- Ukrainian president signs sanction decrees on Russian president, officials People's Daily 10 Jun 2022 -- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday signed two separate decrees imposing sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin and more than 200 Russian officials, the presidential press service reported.
- Lavrov: Death Penalty for Mercs in DPR Based on Republic's Laws, Shouldn't Be Interfered With Sputnik 10 Jun 2022 -- The Supreme Court of the Donetsk People's Republic condemned three foreign nationals - two Britons and a Moroccan - to death by firing squad for their activities as mercenaries in the armed conflict in Ukraine. Western officials and media have slammed the decision.
- Wanted: Contract Soldier. Good Pay. Bonus For Destroying Ukrainian Tanks. RFE/RL 10 Jun 2022 -- There are plenty of job vacancy announcements on Russian employment websites and social media these days: drivers, dishwashers, cooks, programmers, grocery store cashiers.
- Putin Draws Parallels Between War In Ukraine And 18th Century Conquests Of Peter The Great RFE/RL 10 Jun 2022 -- Russian President Vladimir Putin compared the war against Ukraine to Peter the Great's conquest during the 18th century as the Russian leader on June 9 paid tribute to the tsar on the 350th anniversary of his birth.
- US to Work With Ukraine to Get More Grains VOA 10 Jun 2022 -- U.S. officials say they are working with Ukraine to export at least three million tons of grain to combat the world's growing hunger crisis, especially in Africa. Before Russia's invasion, Ukraine was exporting six million tons of grain a month. But Russia's Black Sea naval blockade means grain that could feed 400 million people is stuck in Ukraine.
- UN Says Up To 19 Million More Hungry People Next Year Due To Ukraine War RFE/RL 10 Jun 2022 -- Depleted food stocks caused by the dwindling exports of grain and other food commodities from Ukraine and Russia could leave between 11 million and 19 million more people suffering from chronic hunger over the next year, the United Nations' food agency said on June 10.
- Death sentence for Ukraine foreign fighters is a war crime: UN rights office UN News 10 Jun 2022 -- The UN human rights office, OHCHR, on Friday condemned the death sentence handed down to three foreign fighters in Ukraine by a court in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic. "Such trials against prisoners of war amount to a war crime," said OHCHR spokesperson Ravina Shamdasani.
- EC Set To Back Ukraine's EU Candidate Status Despite Objections from Denmark, Netherlands RFE/RL 10 Jun 2022 -- The European Commission is set to back EU candidate status for Ukraine next week despite objections from Denmark and the Netherlands, Bloomberg reported on June 10, citing unnamed sources.
- Defence Secretary travels to Ukraine to meet President Zelenskyy UK MOD 10 Jun 2022 -- Defence Secretary Ben Wallace travelled to Kyiv to meet President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov to discuss Ukraine's efforts to fight off Russia's brutal and unjustified invasion.
- UK defense minister reassures Ukraine of 'lethal' arms aid in secret visit to Kiev Press TV 10 Jun 2022 -- UK Defense Secretary Ben Wallace has made a secret visit to Ukraine for a meeting with President Volodymyr Zelensky to discuss sending further military support, including "lethal aid," to the country, the ministry says.
- Britain Again Condemns Donbas Death Sentences As UN, Germany Say They Violate Geneva Conventions RFE/RL 10 Jun 2022 -- Britain has again condemned the death sentences handed to two Britons by Russia-backed separatists in Ukraine's eastern region of Donetsk, while a United Nations spokesman and the German government have also issued strong reactions to the sentence.
- Finland, Estonia to Lease Floating LNG Terminal to Alleviate Lack of Russian Gas Sputnik 10 Jun 2022 -- Since the cutoff of Russian gas over refusal to pay in rubles, the liquefied natural gas project worth nearly half a billion dollars has been called "absolutely essential" for the security of supply of natural gas in the Baltic region and therefore "extremely urgent".
- David Patrikarakos: In Ukraine, A 'Long Phase Of Frozen Conflict' Lies Ahead RFE/RL 10 Jun 2022 -- RFE/RL's Georgian Service spoke to David Patrikarakos, a British journalist and contributing editor at UnHerd, who has recently been on the ground reporting from Ukraine.
- Officials Warn of Cholera Outbreak in Mariupol VOA 10 Jun 2022 -- One heavy rainstorm in the war-torn Ukrainian city of Mariupol could set off a cholera outbreak, scientists say.
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