Ukraine war map today, as of May. 17
A fairly large missile and drone attack yesterday. Ukrainian Forces claim to have shot down 6 Kinzhal missiles and 9 Kalibr-cruise missiles, while Russian sources report they destroyed a Patriot system.
trying to push towards Berkhivka.
The UK and the Netherlands have agreed to create a coalition to purchase fighter jets for Ukraine, Le Monde writes, citing Downing Street after a meeting between British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte.
Ukraine aims to get 40 to 50 F-16 fighters, forming three or four squadrons, Politico writes based on a quote of Yuriy Sak, an adviser to the Ukrainian Minister of Defense Oleksii Reznikov.
German defence industry company Hensoldt signed a contract to supply Ukraine with 6 more TRML-4D air surveillance radars worth €100 million, the company reported in a statement.
Macron said that France will also provide Ukraine with missiles without going into detail which missiles he was talking about.