The war continues. Germany would not stand in the way if Poland wants to send its Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, Germany's foreign minister said on Sunday, signalling a possible breakthrough for Ukraine as it tries to bolster its forces ahead of an expected new Russian offensive.
BAKHMUT /1300 UTC 22 JAN/ In the E. industrial districts, fighting continues along Patrice Lumumba Blvd / H-32 HWY. RU forces have achieved a lodgment in the Bakhmutskty Building / ceramics factory complex & maintain positions in the furniture factory on the N side of the HWY. pic.twitter.com/3nT9GiR9mh— Chuck Pfarrer | Indications & Warnings | (@ChuckPfarrer) January 22, 2023
Anti-drone net that saved the AHS Krab self-propelled howitzer, from Russian Lancet kamikaze drone. https://t.co/3cmfTgZUSi— Special Kherson Cat ������ (@bayraktar_1love) January 22, 2023
German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock refused to repeat her statement about Germany letting Poland send its Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine when she met with journalists in Brussels today— Visegrád 24 (@visegrad24) January 23, 2023
All she said was "it’s important that we as an international community do everything we can” pic.twitter.com/0frmQrx4pp
Ukrainian fighter jet Su-25 flying over the rooftops in Bakhmut, Donetsk Oblast, eastern Ukraine— Euromaidan Press (@EuromaidanPress) January 22, 2023
Ukrainian jets have to maneuver at a low altitude close to the frontlines to evade Russian anti-aircraft systems.
I figured we’d get here pretty quick. The outstanding question is whether Baerbock bothered to clear this w Scholz. https://t.co/qepkwNFpr2— Peter Zeihan (@PeterZeihan) January 23, 2023
Ukrainian ZSU-23-4 Shilka in ground attack mode, plus Magyar’s “Ratatatatatatata”, somewhere near Bakhmut. The Russian unit at the receiving end eliminated. #Ukraine #Bakhmut pic.twitter.com/YejVlNnozr— (((Tendar))) (@Tendar) January 22, 2023
The Germans are refusing to provide Leopard tanks to Ukraine as Russia gears up for a huge offensive. The cynic in me says the Germans are holding back to be able to do big business with Russia after the war. pic.twitter.com/d7LsXoqqWW— Bill Browder (@Billbrowder) January 21, 2023
Putin likely turned to Prigozhin & Prigozhin’s reported ally, Army Gen. Sergey Surovikin, to continue efforts to gain ground and break the will of #Ukraine and its Western backers to continue the war after the conventional military had culminated & suffered disastrous setbacks.�� https://t.co/v8xrvVar6o— ISW (@TheStudyofWar) January 23, 2023
RFE/RL Europe Editor Rikard Jozwiak reports that Hungary now says that it won't block the next 500 mn euro worth tranche of EU military aid to Ukrainehttps://t.co/22xEnX0Sm9— Euromaidan Press (@EuromaidanPress) January 23, 2023
Olga Romanova, the head of the foundation "Russia Behind Bars" said that out of 50,000 prisoners recruited by the #Wagner Group, only 10,000 remained at the front. The rest either deserted, died, went missing, surrendered or were wounded. pic.twitter.com/2whJjr8Q7i— NEXTA (@nexta_tv) January 23, 2023
Olaf #Scholz has enriched the Internet with a new word:— NEXTA (@nexta_tv) January 23, 2023
Internet users have invented the verb #scholzing, derived from the name of the German chancellor. Its approximate meaning is to constantly make promises, but to delay their fulfillment or not fulfill them at all. pic.twitter.com/ygMkAauAnQ
⚡️Estonia to give Ukraine all its 155-mm howitzers in largest aid package so far.— The Kyiv Independent (@KyivIndependent) January 23, 2023
“We want to create a precedent so that other countries will not have any excuses why they cannot provide Ukraine with the necessary weapons to win the war,” said Estonian Ambassador Kaimo Kuusk.
⚡️Russian attacks across 7 Ukrainian oblasts kill 1, injure 8 over past 24 hours.— The Kyiv Independent (@KyivIndependent) January 23, 2023
Russian attacks were reported in Donetsk, Kherson, Kharkiv, Sumy, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhzhia, and Luhansk oblasts in the east, south, and north of Ukraine.
Defenders of 43 Hetman Taras Triasylo Artillery Brigade work 24/7, especially at night, when they “gently put the enemy to sleep”— Euromaidan Press (@EuromaidanPress) January 23, 2023
“We have very effective 203mm ‘sleeping pills’, which helps Russians fall asleep very soundly… and forever,” say the artillerymen
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⚡️Russian attacks injure 4 civilians in Donetsk Oblast over past day.— The Kyiv Independent (@KyivIndependent) January 23, 2023
Russian attacks in Donetsk Oblast injured four civilians over the past day, Governor Pavlo Kyrylenko reported on Jan. 23 on Telegram. Three people were injured in Bakhmut and one in Avdiivka, Kyrylenko said.
An illegal scheme to exploit refugees from Ukraine has been uncovered in Spain— NEXTA (@nexta_tv) January 22, 2023
Police today detained 27 people in different parts of Spain. They are suspected of organizing a criminal scheme through which they employed Ukrainian refugees in illegal cigarette factories.
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