Some in the Pentagon worry about ALL those weapons shipped to the Ukraine being accounted for later…
The Ukraine military is sure to be putting some stuff aside for post war defense….
With so much stuff floating around?
Could some turn up outside of the Ukraine?
The US is rotating troops thru Europe…..
There are 100,000 American Troops in Europe….
10,500 added in the last few monthes due the Ukraine war….
The Ukraine thinks it will need more than $1 Billion to reconstruct about 100 hospital’s….
US Defense Sec Austin works the Russian Defense Minister on a possible ‘cease-fire’ afre finally being able to get Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on the phone?
Course THAT is up to the Russian Leader , and I don’t think the he Russian Militayr guy is gonna get his ass in trouble going against his boss….
The head of Kharkiv’s regional military administration said Ukrainian forces had launched a counteroffensive on Russian forces around the northeastern city of Izium. The city is key to Russian efforts to try to broadly encircle Ukraine’s forces in the east of the country.
But as Moscow’s forces around Kharkiv are driven back, military analysts say that Russia likely will fight to keep open critical supply routes running through the region. Russia also controls a wide swath of land across southern Ukraine….
Turkey is working to negotiate an exit for the wounded Ukrainian soldiers sheltering in the bunkers of a steel plant in the port city of Mariupol, but its efforts have been complicated by the fluidity of the fighting on the ground and because neither Russia nor Ukraine has given clearance for the plan, Turkey’s presidential spokesman said Saturday….
Russia’s foreign minister, meanwhile, characterized Western support for Ukraine as a “total hybrid war” against Moscow. The wide-ranging sanctions directed against Russia would have long-lasting consequences, Sergei Lavrov said in a speech.
In Mariupol, another round of evacuees left the city after waiting for three days. The Azovstal steel plant continues to be bombarded, Ukrainian fighters said, as Ukrainian officials negotiate with Russia to evacuate 60 medics and “seriously wounded” people. Zelensky described the negotiations as “very difficult” late Friday.