Ukraine is preparing for an intensification of Russian attacks in the Donbass, in the east of the country, a priority objective for Moscow but where its forces are losing momentum, while the Ukrainian army continues its counter-offensive in the region from Kharkov.
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According to British military intelligence, Vladimir Putin’s troops have lost a third of the ground combat force engaged since the start of the war in Ukraine in February.
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Ukrainian forces have repelled Russian troops and regained control of part of the border with Russia in the northeastern Kharkiv region, Ukrainian authorities announced on Monday.
Cornered by Western sanctions against Russia, Renault, leader in the country with the Lada brand which it had managed to recover, confirmed on Monday that it was selling its assets to the Russian state, the first major nationalization since the Russian offensive in Ukraine.
The Finnish and Swedish parliaments are considering the candidacies of the two Nordic countries for NATO on Monday, with large majorities assured in both chambers.
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WAR NOTEBOOK | NATO expansion: thank you Vladimir
computer graphics: K.Leblanc and Étienne-janosik desforges sources: ISW, uk defense intelligence, Aljazeera
Putin invaded Ukraine to avoid having a close NATO neighbor. Result: two other of its “neutral” neighbours, Finland and Sweden, announce that they are joining the Western military alliance.