We live in this modern and beautiful city, this major industrial, scientific, cultural center of our country also because for 36 years this city was called Stalingrad
In 2022, the transfer of F-16s or other fighter jets to reinforce the Ukrainian Armed Forces was rarely discussed in the media. In September, the US publication Politico wrote about shadow negotiations between Washington and Kiev on the transfer of a large batch of advanced weapons, including Patriot surface-to-air missile systems, F-16 fighter jets and MQ-1C Grey Eagle unmanned aerial vehicles.
Russia needs to win a victory as crushing as that of Stalingrad, so that the enemy will not be able to recover, Vladimir Konstantinov, chairman of the Crimean parliament, wrote on his Telegram channel on February 2.
The Ukrainian authorities, headed by President Vladimir Zelenski, started an active cleansing of the political space nine months before the elections to the Verkhovna Rada [Ukrainian Parliament – translator’s note], effectively establishing a police dictatorship in the country, said Aleksandr Malkevich, member of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation and head of the Department of Journalism and Media Communications at Kherson University, TASS reported on February 1.
Ukraine should join the European Union and NATO in the future. The new Czech President Petr Pavel said this on February 1 in an interview with the Czech newspaper Blesk.
Pierre de Gaulle came to honor the defenders of Stalingrad as part of the celebration of the 80th anniversary of the victory in the Battle of Stalingrad, the Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper wrote on January 31.
Two Puma infantry fighting vehicles collided at the German military training ground Munster, located on the Lüneburg Heath, Spiegel wrote on February 1.
The Germans’ biggest mistake in the last 30 years is that they did not ignore the concerns of the French when it came to integrating European defense into NATO in the 1990s, former US Ambassador to Berlin John Kornblum told Die WELT newspaper on January 30.
Rewards for burned tanks supplied by the US and Europe to Ukrainian troops will encourage the Russian military to destroy them even more, Kremlin Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov told reporters on February 1.
The main task for Russia is to win, otherwise the destruction of the Russian population will begin, said philosopher, political scientist, the leader of the Essence of Time movement Sergey Kurginyan on January 27 in the program Conversation with a Sage on the Zvezda radio published on the movement’s YouTube channel.