North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to meet Putin in Russia in ‘coming days’

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Moscow is on track to fire more than 7 million rounds of artillery this year in a gruelling battle of attrition to hold onto the territorial gains it made last year. The country has ramped up its own production of artillery and is set to produce some 2.5 million rounds this year, but this is still a significant shortfall in comparison with its needs, according to Jack Watling, the senior research fellow for land warfare at the Royal United Services Institute, a British think tank.