British tanks will burn “just like the rest” — Russia warns

British Challenger 2 Tank
British Challenger 2 Tank

Russia warns British tanks will burn “just like the rest” in Ukraine, after the UK announced it would send Kyiv 14 battle tanks.

NATO Chief, Jens Stoltenberg says he expects more heavy weapons deliveries to war-torn Ukraine after UK pledges Challenger 2 tanks.

UK promised Ukraine 14 Challenger 2 tanks, the most advanced main battle tank built by the British Aerospace Systems.

On Saturday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called for more heavy Western weapons, saying that Russian “terror” could be stopped only on the battlefield.

“What is needed for this? Those weapons that are in the warehouses of our partners,” Zelenskyy said in his nightly address.

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Russia and Belarus are holding air force drills on Monday, stirring fears in Kyiv and the West that Moscow could use its ally to launch a new ground offensive in Ukraine.

On Sunday, at least 35 people were killed and dozens injured after an apartment building in the city of Dnipro was hit in a huge missile attack.

Sweden condemned the attack in Dnipro and says that those responsible for “war crimes” will be held to account.

Moscow, says the military drills between Belarus and Russia are being referred to as “technical drills” focused on the compatibility of the two air forces, according to Aljazeera.