- Russia's war machine faces ridicule from two Putin alliesEurope ·
October 3, 2022 · 3:12 PM UTC
The withdrawal of Russian forces from a strategically important town in eastern Ukraine has prompted two powerful allies of President Vladimir Putin to do something rare in modern Russia: publicly ridicule the war machine's top brass.
- EuropeRussia sacks commander of Western military district - reports
Russia has sacked the commander of its Western military district, the news outlet RBC reported on Monday, the latest in a series of top officials to be fired after a series of defeats and humiliations in the war in Ukraine.