A live fire test of an Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMs) launches at the White Sands Missile Range in N.M., on Dec. 14, 2021.John Hamilton / White Sands Missile Range Public Affairs  

Reuters: Ukraine in talks with allies about getting long-range missiles – aide 

Expedited talks are under way among Kyiv and its allies about Ukraine’s requests for long-range missiles that it says are needed to prevent Russia from destroying Ukrainian cities, a top aide to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Saturday. 

Ukraine has won promises of Western battle tanks and is seeking fighter jets to push back against Russian and pro-Moscow forces, which are slowly advancing along part of the front line. 

“To drastically reduce the Russian army’s key weapon – the artillery they use today on the front lines – we need missiles that will destroy their depots,” presidential adviser Mykhailo Podolyak told Ukraine’s Freedom television network. 

He said on the Russian-occupied Crimean Peninsula there were more than 100 artillery warehouses.  

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WNU Editor: As today’s updates on the Russia – Ukraine war revealed (link here), Ukraine is under pressure along most of the front lines. Bottom line. They need better and more effective weapons. 

A prediction. 

After missiles and fighter jets, Ukraine will be demanding the stationing of NATO troops. 

 Top Aide To Ukraine President Zelensky Says Kyiv In Talks With NATO Allies About Getting long-Range Missiles  

Ukraine: ‘Fast-track’ talks underway for missiles, planes — AP

Ukraine in talks with allies to negotiate supply of long-range missiles — France 24

Ukraine and allies discuss fast-tracking weapons, as Moscow blames Kyiv for fatal hospital missile strike — ABC News Australia

Ukraine in talks with West to fast-track missiles for war — Evening Standard