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The Russian army has ‘failed’, insists Wallace one year on from Ukraine invasion

Ben Wallace, the defence secretary, has argued that the Russian army’s tactical changes in Ukraine show Vladimir Putin has “failed” to secure his original objectives. On the one year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the ministry of defence tweeted this morning that Russia has “likely changed its approach” in its military offensive,  » Read More

Wallace confirms Ukrainian soldiers have arrived in the UK for military training whereby the British Army will train up to 10,000 troops

The British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace has confirmed on Wednesday that The first Ukrainian soldiers have arrived in the UK for military training. The Ukrainian soldiers will be based in… The post Wallace confirms Ukrainian soldiers have arrived in the UK for military training whereby the British Army will train up to 10,000 troops appeared…

Ben Wallace says Putin is ‘mirroring fascism’

Defence secretary Ben Wallace has suggested that UK defence spending ought to go up and has accused Russia of mirroring the horrors of the Second World War. “As a threat changes, so should our funding”, he explained following his address to the National Army Museum earlier today. Wallace claimed the Ministry of Defence budget for…

Defence secretary contradicts Truss on international resistance in Ukraine

The defence secretary has seemingly contradict the foreign secretary this morning, as he argued there are “better ways” to help Ukraine than by travelling to fight there. Liz Truss told the BBC on Sunday that she endorsed Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky’s call for an international resistance force to help Ukraine defend against the Russian invasion.…

Defence minister: Putin still committed to an invasion

Defence minister, Ben Wallace, gave an update to the House on the situation in Ukraine. Wallace told the House that he feared Putin was “still committed to an invasion”, which could lead to a humanitarian crisis, “not just for Ukrainians but also the Russian people”. The minister told MPs that the UK has “not just…

Defence Minister: We need the US ‘more than ever’

As concerns of a Russian invasion of Ukraine increase, the Defence Minister, Ben Wallace, faced questions in the House of Commons. The shadow defence minister, John Healey said that Labour “welcomed” the doubling of UK troops in Estonia, but raised concerns that this was simply a case of “rotation” rather than “reinforcement”.  Wallace admitted that…

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