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Blasts Rock Russian Bases All Around Ukraine As Kyiv Strikes With Rockets And Drones

An ammunition dump explodes in Belgorod Oblast on Aug. 18, 2022. through social media Explosions erupted across Russia and Russian-occupied Ukraine on Thursday night as Ukrainian forces escalated their weeks-long campaign of deep strikes on Russian logistics and airfields. The blasts, targeting ammunition dumps, airfields and other facilities, could disrupt supply lines and air operations …

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Ukraine nuclear power plant worker killed by Russian rocket

Russia fired rockets at southern Ukraine on Sunday, killing at least one person, as concern grows over a nuclear power plant in the region that has come under fire. A Russian diplomat called on Kyiv to offer security assurances so international inspectors could visit the Zaporizhzhia plant — Europe’s largest nuclear power station — which …

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Europe eyes Musk’s SpaceX to replace Russian rockets

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule on launch Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on November 09, 2021 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images The European Space Agency (ESA) has initiated preliminary technical discussions with Elon Musk’s SpaceX that could lead to the temporary use of its launchers …

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Ukraine accuses Russia of rocket attacks near nuclear plant killing 13

Ukraine is accusing Russia of killing 13 and injuring 10 after firing rockets at towns near the Zaporizhzhia region. Key points: Ukraine says Russia targeted the towns of Marhanets and Vuhledar near the Zaporizhzhia region, killing 13 people and wounding 10 The G7 has ordered Russia to return control of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant …

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HIMARS: What are these high-tech rocket systems being sent to Ukraine and how crucial are they?

While the war in Ukraine continues to rage, the United States announced on Monday a new $1 billion (€977 million) package of military aid and weapons, the largest arms shipment to date to the embattled country. Among the package will be 1,000 Javelin anti-tank missiles, mortars, artillery ammunition, and of course, the US’ High Mobility …

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Ukraine and Russia make competing claims on HIMARS rocket systems | Russia-Ukraine war News

Kyiv says it has destroyed 50 Russian ammunition depots with the US-supplied rockets, while Russia claims hit on HIMARS depot. Ukraine said it has used US-supplied HIMARS rocket systems to destroy 50 Russian ammunition depots since receiving the weapons last month, while Russia has claimed its forces destroyed a HIMARS ammunition depot in Ukraine’s Khmelnytskyi …

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US Sending Ukraine More Advanced Rocket Systems; Fighter Jets Under Consideration

washington — The United States will send Ukraine more precision rocket systems along with hundreds of thousands of rounds of artillery shells, part of a new security assistance package unveiled Friday aimed at giving Kyiv an upper hand in what Western military officials describe as a grinding war of attrition with Russia. The highlight of …

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US to send more HIMARS precision rockets to Ukraine

WASHINGTON — The United States is sending to Ukraine up to $400 million in additional military equipment and supplies, including four more medium-range rocket systems and ammunition, as the embattled nation tries to repel Russia’s advances in the Donbas region. The four additional M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems, or HIMARS, will bring the total …

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Ukraine, US Say Rocket Strikes Significantly Slowing Down Russia

US and Ukrainian officials say US rocket systems provided to Ukraine are having a large impact in the fight against Russia, helping Ukrainian forces to hold off Russia’s military in the eastern Donbas region. A senior US military official speaking on the condition of anonymity Friday to discuss the war said US-supplied rocket systems known …

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