Ukraine live briefing: F-16 jets will be a strong signal from the world to Russia, Zelensky says
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said the delivery of the first F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine would be “the strongest signal from the world that only Russia will lose”. Address of the night on Wednesday. He added that Russia would become more isolated and vulnerable. The Biden administration backed away from a longstanding request last week. Allowing allies to send advanced fighter jets To Kiev
The US is reviewing these reports. American goods and vehicles White House spokesman John Kirby said Wednesday that could have been used in the Russian region of Belgorod.
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In wartime Russia, a farm-to-table evangelist finds refuge in a village: When tens of thousands fled Russia after the invasion of Ukraine, one businessman chose to stay back. Boris Akimov, the founder of one of Moscow’s best farm-to-table restaurants that promotes local produce, instead moved to a small village northeast of the capital to set up a new one, writes Robin Dixon.
Akimov, like many others in Russia, sees the war as terrifying but also outside his sphere of influence. Instead, he avoids the news. Now he is reviving old food traditions and creating his own small country restaurant.