Skip to content
Edit post

Zelensky: 'Ukraine only has 10% of air defense it needs'

by The Kyiv Independent news desk October 13, 2022 5:43 PM 1 min read
This audio is created with AI assistance

"We are fighting a large state that has a large amount of equipment and missiles," President Volodymyr Zelensky said during his address to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe on Oct. 13.

Zelensky also thanked Western countries for supplying equipment to Ukraine, adding that he expected strong commitment from France and Italy.

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Oct. 12 that France would supply Ukraine with air defense systems, including radars and missiles, in the coming weeks.

The announcement came along with multiple other pledges by Western partners to provide Kyiv with air defense equipment following the brutal Russian bombardment of civilian infrastructure across Ukraine on Oct. 10. Russia firedOver 100 missiles and kamikaze drones were fired, killing at least 20 people.

What’s behind Russia’s unusually big missile attack on Ukraine?
Support independent journalism in Ukraine. Join us in this fight.
Freedom can be costly. Both Ukraine and its journalists are paying a high price for their independence. Support independent journalism in its darkest hour. Support us for as little as $1, and it only takes a minute.
visa masterCard americanExpress

News Feed

3:39 AM

Kirby: Putin taking advantage of delays in US aid.

Russian President Vladimir Putin is taking advantage of delays in U.S. aid to Ukraine to further Russian military efforts, U.S. National Security Council spokesperson John Kirby said at a press conference on March 4.
11:03 PM

Ukraine, Spain start talks on security guarantees.

Ukraine and Spain began negotiations on a bilateral agreement on security guarantees under the Group of Seven (G7) Joint Declaration of Support for Ukraine, the Presidential Office reported on March 4.
Ukraine Daily
News from Ukraine in your inbox
Ukraine news
Please, enter correct email address
8:51 PM

Zelensky replaces Support Forces commander.

President Volodymyr Zelensky dismissed Dmytro Hereha as the commander of Ukraine's Support Forces, replacing him with Oleksandr Yakovets, according to his decrees published on March 4.
MORE NEWS

Editors' Picks

Enter your email to subscribe
Please, enter correct email address
Subscribe
* indicates required
* indicates required
Subscribe
* indicates required
* indicates required
Subscribe
* indicates required

Subscribe

* indicates required
Subscribe
* indicates required

Subscribe

* indicates required
Successfuly subscribed
Thank you for signing up for this newsletter. We’ve sent you a confirmation email.