Bungomedia – Putin Gives ‘Doomsday’ Warning to the West, US Sends IDR 2.1 T Aid to Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin will give Western countries a ‘doomsday’ memorial on the 77th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory in World War II on May 9. President of the United States (US) Joe Biden announced additional arms assistance worth US $ 150 million (Rp 2.1 trillion) for Ukraine.
Putin will deliver the warning during a military parade on Monday (9/5), which the Russian Defense Ministry says will involve the Il-80 ‘doomsday’ command plane flying over St Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow — the first time since 2010 .
Meanwhile, in the latest weapons assistance announced on Friday (6/5) local time, the US will provide additional artillery ammunition, as well as radar and other military equipment to Ukraine which is being invaded by Russia.
In addition to this news, here are international news that caught the attention of bungomedia.eu.org readers, today, Saturday (7/5/2022)
– Putin Gives ‘Doomsday’ Warning to the West During WWII Victory Parade
Russian President Vladimir Putin will send a ‘doomsday’ warning to Western countries as he leads celebrations for the 77th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany in World War II on May 9.
Russia will flaunt its massive arsenal as its troops continue to fight in Ukraine, in what Putin has called a “special military operation” since February 24. So as reported by Reuters, Saturday (7/5/2022).
Continuing to take a defiant stance in the face of Western isolation since ordering the invasion of Ukraine, Putin is scheduled to address Moscow’s Red Square before a parade featuring soldiers, tanks, rockets and intercontinental ballistic missiles on Monday (9/5).
The Russian Ministry of Defense revealed in a statement that supersonic fighter jets, Tu-160 strategic bombers and Il-80 ‘doomsday’ command plane will take to the skies over St Basil’s Cathedral in the May 9 parade.
– Biden Announces New Weapons Aid of IDR 2.1 Trillion for Ukraine
President of the United States (US) Joe Biden signed a new weapons package worth US $ 150 million (Rp 2.1 trillion) for Ukraine on Friday (6/5) local time. With the latest assistance, the US is providing additional artillery munitions, as well as radar and other military equipment to Russia’s invading Ukraine.
“Today, the United States continues its strong support for the courageous Ukrainian people as they defend their country against Russia’s ongoing aggression,” Biden said in a statement Friday. 2022).
The US is known to have shipped a total of $3.4 billion worth of weapons to Ukraine since Russia invaded on February 24. The arsenal provided by the US includes howitzers, Stinger anti-aircraft systems, Javelin anti-tank missiles, ammunition and ‘Ghost’ drones.
– Again, North Korea Fires Projectile Suspected Ballistic Missile
North Korea (North Korea) has reportedly fired an unidentified projectile again from its territory, which fell in the waters of the eastern sea this weekend. Two of North Korea’s neighbors, South Korea and Japan, both strongly suspect that the projectile is a ballistic missile.
As reported by AFP and Reuters on Saturday (7/5/2022), the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the South Korean military reported that an unidentified projectile was fired by North Korea on Saturday (7/5) local time. It also said the projectile fell into waters off North Korea’s east coast.
“North Korea fired at least one projectile into the East Sea,” the South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement, referring to the Sea of Japan.
– Hot! 18 Chinese warplanes infiltrate Taiwan’s defense zone
Taiwanese authorities have again reported infiltration activities by dozens of Chinese warplanes into its air defense zone. It was reported that at least 18 Chinese fighter jets and bombers flew into Taiwan’s air defense zone in a day, or throughout Friday (6/5) local time.
As reported by AFP, Saturday (7/5/2022), Taiwan authorities called it the second largest infiltration so far this year.
Taiwan is known to be under constant threat of invasion by China, which regards the democratically governed island as part of its territory that it will one day retake, by force if necessary.
– Taliban leader orders Afghan women to wear burqas in public
Afghanistan’s supreme leader Hibatullah Akhundzada, who is also the leader of the Taliban, ordered the country’s women to wear the full-length burqa when in public.
It is one of the toughest rules imposed on women’s lives since the Taliban took power in Afghanistan last year. This is as reported by AFP, Saturday (7/5/2022).
“They should wear the chadori (burqa from head to toe-red) because it is traditional and respectful,” reads the decree published by Akhundzada and released by Taliban authorities at an event in Kabul on Saturday (7/5) local time.