Ukraine

Documentary 20 Days in Mariupol by Mstyslav Chernov wins BAFTA award

The film 20 Days in Mariupol won a BAFTA award. Mstyslav Chernov’s film won in the Best Documentary category. This is stated on the official BAFTA website. The British Academy of Television and Film Awards ceremony took place on February 18. 20 Days in Mariupol also competed for the Best ... Read more

Ajax Systems launches a production center in Kyiv. What devices will be assembled here?

Ajax Systems launches pre-series production in Kyiv. The plant will assemble TurretCam, BulletCam and DomeCam Mini video cameras, Ajax NVRs, KeyPad TouchScreen keyboards and other devices that the company recently introduced. “The expansion of the product portfolio to 135 devices, including video surveillance devices, led to the establishment of a ... Read more

Exclusive chrome PS5 for a donation for FPV drones. What are the terms of the giveaway?

KOLO is raffling off a customized chrome PS5 and Dualsense gamepad for a donation to buy FPV drones for the 110th Separate Mechanized Brigade near Avdiivka. This was reported by the foundation. Volunteers claim that this is the only chrome-plated PS5 in the world. It was made specifically for the ... Read more

The pirate RPG Corsairs Legacy will be released in Steam Early Access on January 30, 2024

The developers of the Ukrainian pirate RPG Corsairs Legacy have announced the release date of the project in Steam Early Access. The game will be available on the service on January 30, 2024. In addition, Mauris Studio has released a gameplay video demonstrating the perudo mini-game that will be available ... Read more

Russian games kill Ukrainians

The words in the headline are not a figure of speech, but, unfortunately, a harsh reality. Russian games and Russian game developers are helping to kill Ukrainians. And those C-300 missiles that hit the Nova Poshta terminal in Kharkiv on October 21, 2023, killing 6 people, have a share of ... Read more

Blizzard Raises $1.5 Million at the Pet Pack For Ukraine Charity Event in World of Warcraft

In the summer, Blizzard together with actress Mila Kunis announced a charity fundraiser Pet Pack For Ukraine – two “pets” in the colors of the Ukrainian flag, a golden retriever Sunny and a baby murlock Flarky, could be purchased for World of Warcraft. Now Blizzard has reported on the results ... Read more

Draken International is likely to train Ukrainian F-16 pilots in Romania

Private military company Draken International, which trains pilots for the US Air Force, has begun hiring instructors with flight experience on F-16 fighters in Romania. This is probably related to the training of Ukrainian pilots. This is reported by Militarnyi. In job offers on the Draken International website, the deployment ... Read more

From Xenus to Starfield. An interview with Ilya Gulyaev, a Ukrainian artist working at Bethesda Game Studios

I met Ilya Gulyaev by chance. I posted on Twitter a photo of discs of old Ukrainian games from my own collection, and Ilya commented: “My path from Xenus to Starfield, my first job in game development, freelance 3D Modeler on Xenus, I was 14 years old.” As it turned ... Read more

Bloomberg: Ukraine has overtaken Russia in the number of tanks

New data on the amount of military aid to Ukraine indicates a significant change in the balance of heavy weapons on the front after more than 16 months of full-scale war. Thus, the Armed Forces of Ukraine caught up and even surpassed the Russian army in terms of the number ... Read more

The Ada-class Hetman Ivan Mazepa corvette is to enter the Navy of Ukraine in 2024

As we predicted, the future flagship of the Naval Forces of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, the Hetman Ivan Mazepa corvette, is to enter the Navy in 2024. The Commander of the Navy of Ukraine, Vice Admiral Oleksii Neizhpapa, told this to ArmyInform. The anti-submarine stealth corvette of the coastal area ... Read more

Lithuania acquired NASAMS air defense missile launchers for Ukraine

Lithuania is buying two NASAMS air defense systems for Ukraine for €9.8 million ($10.7 million) and will deliver them within three months, notified the Ministry of Defense of the country, wrote Reuters. 🇱🇹🇺🇦In response to Ukraine’s urgent request for assistance in strengthening air defence, we are purchasing two NASAMS medium-range ... Read more

View from above: what role do satellite images play in the Russian-Ukrainian war

When talking about the use of satellites during the current stage of the war (since February 24), one remembers the ICEYE satellite acquired by the Prytula team or the use of Starlink for communication at the front. However, there is a less visible, but nevertheless important, work of satellites, the ... Read more

The russian occupiers blew up the Kakhovka HPP, it was completely destroyed

On the night of June 6, Russian occupation forces blew up the Kakhovka HPP. As a result of the explosion of the engine room from the inside, the station was completely destroyed and cannot be restored. It is announced by Ukrhydroenergo PJSC. “According to the preliminary forecast, the reservoir is ... Read more

Ukrainian fighter aircraft from the author of the Ghost of Kyiv manga

Japanese mangaka Matsuda Djuko, author of manga about The Ghost of Kyiv continues to draw Ukrainian fighters. Just look at the beauty! In part, these are the planes that are already in service with the Air Force of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, and in part – Western fighters in Ukrainian ... Read more

Russians are recruiting soldiers in the games War Thunder and Mir Tankov (“World of tanks” in Russian)

Screenshots have appeared on the network, showing that the Russians have started recruiting military for contract service in the games War Thunder and Mir Tankov (“World of tanks” in Russian). The screenshot from the game War Thunder shows how in the general chat one of the players announces that “The ... Read more

Another example of excellent work of the air defense of the AFU: 37 cruise missiles and 29 attack UAVs were destroyed [plus 11 cruise and ballistic missiles in the morning]

Another night of air defense in Ukraine. The Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine notifies that on the night of May 29, 2023 during another combined attack by Russian terrorists, 37 Kh-101/Kh-555 cruise missiles, 29 Shahed-136/131 strike UAVs and 1 operational-tactical reconnaissance UAV were destroyed. The attack ... Read more

52 out of 54 UAVs shot down! Air defense of the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled the most massive drone attack

The command of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reports about repelling a record number of kamikaze drone attacks since the beginning of a full-scale war. On the night of May 28, 2023, “in honor of Kyiv Day,” the enemy launched 54 Iranian Shahed-136/131 attack drones from ... Read more

The Ukrainian game Erra: Exordium was released in Steam Early Access

The Ukrainian 2D-action Erra: Exordium from Fair Pixel Studio has appeared in Steam Early Access. Erra: Exordium is 2D-action in a very unusual setting of Sumero-Akkadian dieselpunk. According to the developers, more than 80% of the game is ready. The last 20% is optimization, balancing and tweaking some things to ... Read more

Mavka. Forest song earned more than 145 million hryvnias at the Ukrainian box office. And almost $7 million in other countries

Animated film Mavka. Forest song continues to set records. According to the results of the eleventh week at the national box office, the box office of the cartoon amounted to UAH 145,790,419. The number of tickets sold is 1,159,931. This was announced by the official account of Ukrainian State Film ... Read more

The CIA started a channel in Telegram and offers the russians to leak secret data

The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has launched a new campaign on Telegram that aims to take advantage of what US intelligence officials say is an “unprecedented” chance to persuade Russians disillusioned with the war in Ukraine and life in Russia to share classified information, writes CNN. This initiative includes ... Read more

Great Britain will provide Ukraine with combat drones with a range of more than 200 km and will begin training Ukrainian pilots on the F-16

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy arrived in Great Britain today for high-level talks with Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on supporting Ukraine during an aggressive Russian invasion. The President of Ukraine intends to brief the Prime Minister on his recent discussions with other European leaders as Ukraine prepares for a period ... Read more

Death From Above, a game about Ukrainian military drone operators, will be released in Steam Early Access on May 25, 2023.

Finnish studio Rockodile and German publisher Lesser Evil announced that the game about Ukrainian military drone operators Death From Above will be released on Steam Early Access on May 25, 2023. We learned about Death From Above in March 2023, and at the end of March the studio raised €26,548 ... Read more

Interview with integral artist Volodymyr Kharchenko, author of the first Ukrainian game Kommersant (1991)

For quite a long time, we believed that the first Ukrainian game was King’s Bounty 2 aka KB2, the non-commercial “almost-sequel” of King’s Bounty (1990) from New World Computing, created by Kharkiv programmer Serhii Prokofiev in 1992-1993. But recently we learned that the economic strategy Kommersant (Trader), very popular in ... Read more

Now official: the Ukrainian air defense shot down the Kh-47M2 Kinzhal ballistic missile

After yesterday’s uncertainty and refusal of the Ukrainian Air Force Command to comment, this morning, the Commander of the Ukrainian Air Force, Lieutenant General Mykola Oleschuk confirmed the downing of a Russian X-47M2 Kinzhal air-launched hypersonic ballistic missile over Kyiv on May 4, 2023. We join the congratulations of Mr. ... Read more

Ukrainian air defense maybe shot down the Kh-47M2 Kinzhal ballistic missile [UPDATED]

According to Defense Express, on the night of May 4, 2023 Ukrainian Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down the vaunted Russian Kinzhal over Kyiv. Defense Express received from its own sources a photo of the wreckage of the missile that fell on the stadium within the ... Read more