1. Nearly 83% of Europeans back accepting Ukrainian refugees – Survey

    Vast majority of Europeans support provision of humanitarian and financial aid to Ukraine and agree to accept refugees, according to a Eurobarometer poll published by European Commission on May 23. Read also: Survey: 74% of Ukrainians back Macron's NATO troop deployment plan Accord
  2. Anton Gerashchenko @Gerashchenko_en "I think we need to allow Ukraine to prosecute the war in the way they see fit. They need to be able to fight back and I think that us trying to micromanage the effort there is not good policy for us," - US House Speaker Mike Johnson answering th
  3. Speaker Johnson supports allowing Ukraine to use US weapons on Russian territory

    The United States should not meddle in how Ukraine chooses to prosecute the war using U.S.-supplied arms, House Speaker Mike Johnson said on May 22. Responding to a question from Voice of America correspondent Kateryna Lisunova, Johnson was commenting on the current White House po
  4. Purges in Russian Defense Ministry — what to expect

    Newly appointed Russian Defense Minister Andrey Belousov is cleaning up corrupt staff who served under Shoigu, former Russian MP Ilya Ponomarev said in an interview with NV Radio on May 21, commenting on the dismissal of Shoigu's deputy Yuri Sadovenko. "Of course, there is a certa
  5. Russian MiG-35: How Fighter Jet Compares To Ukraine's Incoming F-16s

    By Marni Rose McFall Ukraine is anticipating the arrival of the first F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets from its Western allies. These much-needed aircraft are expected to bolster Kyiv's efforts to counter Russia's air advantage after more than two years of intense conflict. Follow
  6. EU Approves $3.5B In Frozen Russian Assets For Ukraine: Janet Yellen Has A Plan To Increase Amount By Over 10X

    By Natan Ponieman Frozen Russian assets are beginning to flow into Ukraine this year, with two parallel initiatives that are gaining widespread support in Europe and the U.S. amid the ongoing war in Eastern Europe . Since the start of the Russian invasion, approximately $300 billion
  7. Ukraine's 'Concrete' Line Of Defense Stabilized

    By James Bickerton Russian troops have advanced no more than six miles into Ukraine's Kharkiv Oblast (province) during their latest offensive, and have yet to meet the "concrete" and "most powerful" line of defense, according to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky . The president
  8. Tired, Questioning, and Inspired—Witnessing the House Vote From Ukraine | Opinion

    By Susan Mathison Tired, questioning, and inspired. These conflicting emotions race through my mind in the days after returning from our nonprofit's ninth humanitarian relief trip to Ukraine. In Ukraine, tulips are in full bloom. These red trumpets of spring standing bravely agains
  9. Massive Russian Shortages Hampering Large-Scale Kharkiv Assault: ISW

    By James Bickerton Russia currently lacks the troops to capture or encircle Ukraine's second-largest city, Kharkiv, according to the latest report from the Institute for the Study of War, a Washington D.C.-based think tank. This is despite Russian forces launching a two-pronged att
  10. Kharkhiv War Maps Reveal 'Significant' Russian Advances

    By James Bickerton Russian troops made "tactically significant gains" when they launched an offensive targeting Ukraine's Kharkiv Oblast on Friday, according to the Institute for the Study of War, a Washington D.C.-based think tank. Maps produced by the ISW showed Russian forces at