How Wagner PMC works. Ilya Barabanov's interview with a mercenary

How Wagner PMC works. Ilya Barabanov’s interview with a mercenary 7 hours ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. BBC correspondent Ilya Barabanov learned from... Read more

89th day of the war in Ukraine: battles for Liman, resignation of a Russian diplomat, life imprisonment for the Russian military

May 23, 2022 The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightEPA photo caption, Vadim Shishimarin during the trial The first sentence for a Russian soldier... Read more

Threat from Russia: Moldova will seek foreign military assistance to strengthen its defense capability

The speaker of the Moldovan parliament and the leader of the ruling party confirmed that his country will turn to international partners for help for the armed forces. The head of the Moldovan parliament, who heads the pro-European Action and... Read more

How Western arms supplies to Ukraine are changing the situation on the battlefield

May 17, 2022 The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightAnadolu photo caption, Ukrainian soldier with MANPADS Stinger In the war in Ukraine, according to... Read more

Russia's latest offensive? Western experts say that the Russian army may suffer a military defeat in Ukraine

May 18, 2022 The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightEPA photo caption, Russian military escort buses with Ukrainian soldiers who left Azovstal After several... Read more

The United States has allocated $40 billion for weapons and other assistance to Ukraine. Why is it important and what will Kyiv get

May 20, 2022 The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightReuters The U.S. Senate finally approved an unprecedented $40 billion aid package for Ukraine on... Read more

"Size matters": why the Russian offensive in Ukraine is stalling

May 21, 2022 The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightAFP photo caption, For a successful offensive, an overwhelming superiority in manpower is needed, which... Read more

"I was ordered to shoot." The first trial of a Russian military man accused of killing a civilian began in Kyiv

2 hours ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightEPA photo caption, Vadim Shishimarin during the trial On Friday, the first court session was... Read more

Alleys in cemeteries and hundreds of officers: what is known about Russia's losses in Ukraine

Olga Ivshina BBC 4 hours ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. Based on open sources, the BBC Russian Service has established that the names... Read more

"We just drove in a column, as if we were going to a parade." How an employee of Navalny's headquarters got into the war and refused to continue it

Olesya Gerasimenko BBC 7 hours ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightMaxym Marusenko/NurPhoto via Getty Images photo caption, After the retreat of the... Read more

"We just rode in a column, as if we were going to a parade." How an employee of Navalny's headquarters got into the war and refused to continue it

Olesya Gerasimenko BBC Hour ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightMaxym Marusenko/NurPhoto via Getty Images photo caption, After the retreat of the Russian... Read more

Not going to give up: Azovstal defenders in photos

4 hours ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightReuters Azovstal is the last section of Mariupol unoccupied by Russian troops. The city has... Read more

Russia is deploying troops from Syria to Ukraine: will this change the situation in Donbass

Russia is deploying its units stationed in Syria to Ukraine to conduct combat operations. The number of Russian military in Syria is about 6 thousand people. Military expert Oleg Zhdanov announced this on the air of UNIAN. “Since 2020, there... Read more

Russian invaders put the army in unrecognized Transnistria on full combat readiness – General Staff

Russia may invade the territory of Ukraine from the unrecognized Transnistria. The troops there are now on full combat readiness. This is reported in the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. “The situation in the Bessarabian direction remains... Read more

Motorized riflemen of the Russian Federation refuse to participate in the "special operation" on the territory of Ukraine due to losses in the Donbass – General Staff

The armed forces of Ukraine inflict heavy losses on the units of the Russian army. So, because of this, the military personnel of the 38th motorized rifle brigade of the Russian Federation refused to continue to fight in Ukraine. This... Read more

"Climb, general, into the trench with me. And put your son here."

Ilya Barabanov, Andrey Zakharov BBC 2 hours ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightZvezda TV Colonel-General Alexander Lapin, commander of Russia’s Central Military... Read more

In Ukraine, they can extend the general mobilization: the Armed Forces of Ukraine explained what the decision will depend on

In Ukraine, after May 24, they can continue the general mobilization of the population. Now the mobilization in Ukraine has been going on for more than two months, and after May 24, when the three-month period for general mobilization expires,... Read more

If Putin goes on a nuclear attack: the US Congress prepared a resolution for the introduction of US troops in Ukraine

US Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger announced the introduction of a general resolution that would allow the use of US military forces to protect the territorial integrity of Ukraine if Russia uses weapons of mass destruction. Republican Congressman and former Air... Read more

"We were beaten and humiliated." Stories of Ukrainians forcibly taken to Russia

Yogita Limaye BBC, Kyiv 4 hours ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. photo caption, Vladimir Khropun was captured by the Russian military at one... Read more

In Russia, priests were obliged to agitate the population to go on a contract in the army

In Russia, propagandists in cassocks, at the direction of the Kremlin, preach the doctrine of the Russian world. In Russia, church ministers, at the direction of the Kremlin, began to justify Russian aggression in Ukraine and the genocide of the... Read more

In the Carpathian region, two brothers handed over to the soldiers the money they collected for a hoverboard

In Kolomna in the Carpathian region, two boys donated funds for the needs of the army, which they collected for a dreamy hoverboard. Two brothers, Vladislav and Alexander, donated three thousand hryvnias for the needs of the soldiers of the... Read more

War in Ukraine: what is behind the words of Lloyd Austin that the United States wants to weaken the military potential of Russia

Matt Murphy BBC April 25, 2022 The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. photo caption, Austin (left) and Blinken (right) are the most senior US officials... Read more

"Every month of war is a year of demining." Who and how neutralizes the suburbs of Kyiv after the withdrawal of Russian troops

“Every month of war is a year of demining.” Who and how neutralizes the suburbs of Kyiv after the withdrawal of Russian troops The retreating Russian army left behind many mines and unexploded ordnance. They literally dotted the villages of... Read more

Ukraine: on the front line in the Donbass under fire from Russian artillery

Jonathan Beal BBC Defense Correspondent, Eastern Ukraine April 26, 2022 The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. photo caption, Lieutenant Denis Gordeev has been fighting Russian-backed... Read more