Ukrainian soldiers drive a captured Russian tank in the Kupiansk region of Kharkiv Oblast on October 15. Photo: Reuters
Ukrainian soldiers drive a captured Russian tank in the Kupiansk region of Kharkiv Oblast on October 15. Photo: Reuters
Ukraine war

Vladimir Putin scrambles to boost Russian arms production for Ukraine war

  • Faced with delays and mounting losses, the leader urged his government to cut red tape and crank out weapons and supplies
  • Local media reports say newly mobilised troops are not being given basic equipment such as medical kits and flak jackets

Ukrainian soldiers drive a captured Russian tank in the Kupiansk region of Kharkiv Oblast on October 15. Photo: Reuters
Ukrainian soldiers drive a captured Russian tank in the Kupiansk region of Kharkiv Oblast on October 15. Photo: Reuters
READ FULL ARTICLE