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Russia Keeps Losing Tanks in Ukraine: Here’s Why

Russia reportedly has lost more than 650 tanks and about 3,000 other armored vehicles and heavy equipment so far in its invasion of Ukraine. Experts put the losses down to the advanced anti-tank weapons given to Ukraine by Western countries, poor strategy, low morale, and important design flaws.  While it …

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Russian Offensive Has Lost Momentum in Donbas, British Military Intelligence Says

Russia’s campaign in the Donbas region of Ukraine has “lost momentum and fallen significantly behind schedule,” and likely will not accelerate its advance during the next month, according to British military intelligence. “Despite small-scale initial advances, Russia has failed to achieve substantial territorial gains over the past month whilst sustaining …

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Russian Troops Withdraw From Kharkiv

In what appears to be the latest setback for Moscow’s military offensive Ukraine, Russian troops are withdrawing from areas near Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city, according to Ukrainian military officials. The General Staff of the Ukrainian armed forces announced the development early on May 14, saying that Russian troops appeared to …

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Pentagon, Kremlin Defense Chiefs Talk for First Time Since Russia Invaded Ukraine

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin used his first conversation with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu since the start of the Russia’s all-out invasion of Ukraine to call for an immediate cease-fire there, the Pentagon has said. “Secretary Austin urged an immediate cease-fire in Ukraine and emphasized the importance of maintaining …

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Afghan Interpreter Who Was Trampled at Abbey Gate Arrives in America

The Taliban murdered his son and threatened his family. The former interpreter evaded 12 enemy checkpoints, and now has been reunited with the American soldiers whose lives he saved in Afghanistan. They started falling from the above and it took a second for Najeebullah to realize what they were: U.S. …

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Live Fire With US Navy SEALs: Rattlesnakes and Burning Flesh In the Desert

The U.S. Navy SEAL motto is: “The Only Easy Day Was Yesterday.” I have to add: “And Tomorrow Could be Worse – Much Worse.” Australian Special Air Service (SAS) Captain Dean Pye – administrative commander of SEAL Team One – and I spotted the four-engine C-130 just above the horizon, screaming …

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Third Man Charged With Plot to Kill Haitian President

A Haitian citizen was extradited from Jamaica to the United States to face criminal charges in Florida related to his alleged involvement in last year’s assassination of the former President of Haiti, Jovenel Moïse. Joseph Joel John, 51, is charged with conspiring to commit murder or kidnapping outside the United …

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Uganda Infantry Chief Set to Take Helm From Aging Father

Signs are emerging in Uganda that the East African nation is gearing up for hereditary leadership, with a military commander poised to take the helm from his own father.  Public fetes celebrating the son of Uganda’s leader are raising concern he is aiming for the presidency after years of apparently …

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