Russian authorities blamed Ukraine's intelligence service and responded with several waves of missile and drone strikes that have battered Ukraine’s energy facilities and other key infrastructure.►Ukraine has reclaimed 54% of the territory taken by Russia since the beginning of the war, but the occupying forces still control 18% of Ukrainian land, including Crimea and a part of the Donbas region that has been contested since 2014, the British Defense Ministry said.Explosions rocked two air bases in western Russia on Monday, including a base that houses nuclear-capable bombers involved in launching strikes against Ukraine, in what could signify an escalation of the war.
The Ukraine military said its forces were not involved.The Russian state RIA Novosti news agency said three servicemen were killed, six were injured and a plane was damaged when a fuel truck exploded at an air base in Ryazan, in western Russia.
The Ukraine military said it had reports that two Russian servicemen were injured and two planes damaged. .
Karim Khan said the ICC is capable of dealing with war crimes committed in Ukraine, including prosecution of high-ranking political figures.“The serious international crimes being committed in Ukraine and elsewhere demonstrate once again the importance of the ICC’s promise of accountability and the court’s crucial role,” Evenson said.The German government will soon unveil a new national security strategy aimed at becoming one of the main providers of security in Europe in the face of Russian aggression, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said in an article for the Foreign Affairs magazineThe plan calls for strengthening the European defense industry, beefing up the military presence on NATO’s eastern flank and training and equipping Ukraine’s armed forces, Scholz said