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Bayraktar TB2 is Seen Destroying the Russian Convoy
Unmanned Systems

Bayraktar TB2 is Seen Destroying the Russian Convoy

Unofficial support accounts for Ukrainian Army publish videos of TB2 UAVs destroying the Russian military convoys.

Turkey will block some Russian warships from entering straits
Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

Turkey will block some Russian warships from entering straits

Turkish Foreign minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu stated that Turkey would block some Russian warships from crossing the Bosphorus and the Dardanelles straits. The international community called Turkey to block the Straits several times, but Turkey did not answer such calls.

Historical Switch from Germany
Bilateral Relations

Historical Switch from Germany

Germany changed its negative stance on military aid to Ukraine. Before Russia invaded Ukraine, it objected to military assistance to this country.

Ukraine uses Bayraktar TB2 drones against Russia
Bilateral Relations Unmanned Systems

Ukraine uses Bayraktar TB2 drones against Russia

Ukraine announced daily bases the results of the Russian attack. The military body made a video declaration and said;

Kazakhstan does not Recognise the Donetsk and Lugansk Decision
Regional / Strategy

Kazakhstan does not Recognise the Donetsk and Lugansk Decision

Russian President Vladimir Putin declared that Russia recognised the independence of two Moscow-backed breakaway enclaves there that call themselves the Donetsk People’s Republic and Luhansk People’s Republic. Mukhtar Tileuberdi, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan stated that they would not recognise the decision.

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.

NATO: any de-escalation on the ground from Russia
Bilateral Relations

NATO: any de-escalation on the ground from Russia

Stoltenberg said Tuesday NATO has not seen “any de-escalation on the ground” from Russian forces near Ukraine, despite earlier claims from Moscow.

Russia Announces Withdrawal of Some Troops From Ukrainian Border
Land

Russia Announces Withdrawal of Some Troops From Ukrainian Border

Russia’s defence ministry says some troops positioned on the border with Ukraine are returning to their bases after completing drills.

The US Wants to Kill Two Birds with One Stone
Regional / Strategy

The US Wants to Kill Two Birds with One Stone

The U.S. wants to end the Russian–Ukrainian crisis so that it can permanently enter the Black Sea.

Finland Counters Russia by inking a deal for U.S. F-35 stealth jets
Air Bilateral Relations

Finland Counters Russia by inking a deal for U.S. F-35 stealth jets

The northern European country, which borders Russia, Finland has agreed to buy dozens of F-35 fighter jets from the United States, demonstrating its military's close relations with NATO at a time of high tension in Europe between the West and Russia. The historically neutral country during the Cold War agreed to buy 64 Lockheed Martin’s stealth jets for $9.4 billion on Friday.

Russia Deployed its S-400 Battalion in Belarus
Regional / Strategy

Russia Deployed its S-400 Battalion in Belarus

Russian S-400 battalion deployed in Belarus amid tensions. Eastern Military District's Air Force enhances defence capacities.

President Erdoğan visits Ukraine
Bilateral Relations

President Erdoğan visits Ukraine

While the tension between Ukraine and Russia rises, Turkey is volunteered to be a mediator between two northern neighbours.

The Czech Government Donates Artillery Ammunition to Ukraine
Ammunition Bilateral Relations

The Czech Government Donates Artillery Ammunition to Ukraine

The Czech government decided to donate 4,000 artillery ammunition rounds to Ukraine for a possible Russian military invasion.

Belarusian Hackers Wanted to Disrupt Russian Build-up
Cyber Warfare Homeland Security

Belarusian Hackers Wanted to Disrupt Russian Build-up

According to the British daily The Guardian, Cyberactivists opposing Belarus' president, Alexander Lukashenko, claim to have breached the state-run railway's computer system and threatened to halt trains transporting Russian troops and weaponry to the nation preparation for an assault on Ukraine.