The deployment of the first F-16 fighter jet to Ukraine will be “one of the strongest signals in the world that Russia is about to lose,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in a statement. night address on the third. Russia will be isolated and weak, he said. The Biden administration last week responded to a long-standing request allowing allies to deploy advanced fighter jets in Kyiv.
The United States is looking into such reports US weapons and vehicles It would have been used in Russia’s Belgorod region, White House spokesman John Kirby said Wednesday.
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In wartime Russia, a farm-to-table preacher flees a village: As thousands of people fled Russia after the invasion of Ukraine, one businessman decided not to turn back. The founder of one of Moscow’s best restaurants that promotes local produce, Boris Akimov has instead moved to a small village north-east of the capital to set up a new one, writes Robyn Dixon.
Akimov, like many people in Russia, felt that the war was dangerous and beyond his control. Instead he avoids the subject. Now he is reviving old cooking traditions and building his own small restaurant.