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Explosions damaged Russia’s key bridge linking Crimea
Weapon / Missile Logistics

Explosions damaged Russia’s key bridge linking Crimea

The Crimean Bridge, also called Kerch Bridge, which Russia built the bridge after it annexed Crimea was partly destroyed by the explosions.

The U.S. Global Hawk Monitored Ukraine Borders and Russia controlled areas in the Black Sea
Air Unmanned Systems

The U.S. Global Hawk Monitored Ukraine Borders and Russia controlled areas in the Black Sea

The U.S. Air Force's strategic unmanned aerial vehicle RQ-4 Global Hawk patrolled the Ukrainian border over Donbas and Crimea. In addition, U.S. surveillance aircraft monitored regions of naval drills restricted by Russia in the Black Sea.

Crack in West’s Crimea Policy
Regional / Strategy

Crack in West’s Crimea Policy

Bulgaria’s re-elected President Rumen Radev said, “Crimea is Russian for the time being”. Shortly after Radev’s victory at the presidential election, the U.S. voiced its “deep concern” on Monday. Radev commented on a televised debate last week.

Ukraine and U.S. are worried about Intelligence Reports indicating a Russian invasion of Ukraine
Regional / Strategy

Ukraine and U.S. are worried about Intelligence Reports indicating a Russian invasion of Ukraine

Ukraine’s military intelligence chief, Kyrylo Budanov, claimed that Russia is planning an invasion at the end of January or early February.

HMS Defender’s Classified Papers Found at Bus Stop
Navy / Maritime

HMS Defender’s Classified Papers Found at Bus Stop

Royal Navy’s classified documents were found at a bus stop in Portsmouth, England. The finder gave the documents to the BBC.

Lockheed Promotes F-16 in Ukraine
Air

Lockheed Promotes F-16 in Ukraine

The Arms and Security Defence Expo begins today in Kyiv. The US Company Lockheed Martin has a booth for the first time ever. The company promotes F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft to Ukrainian Air Force (Повітряні Сили України).

US New Strategic Partner: Ukraine
Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

US New Strategic Partner: Ukraine

The Biden government declares relations with Ukraine as strategic partners.

Russia Orders Troops Back After Massive Drills in Crimea
Regional / Strategy

Russia Orders Troops Back After Massive Drills in Crimea

According to The Associated Press, Russia’s defence minister ordered troops back to their permanent bases following massive drills in Crimea.