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Kyiv: Putin has set a new deadline for capturing entire Donbas
Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the new commander of Russian troops in Ukraine Valery Gerasimov to capture the entire Donbas by March, said the spokesman of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, Andriy Yusov.
According to Yusov, Putin does not care about the real situation of the Russian army at the front.
"It’s been a year since they have been taking "Kyiv in 3 days". Well, in general, however, there are new goals and new tasks. Nothing will work …
Luhansk Region Governor: Ukrainian Forces continue to advance towards Kreminna
The head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration, Serhiy Haidai, said that Ukrainian troops are advancing gradually in the Kreminna direction. Russians are trying to counterattack with no success.
According to Haidai, the situation in this sector of the front is difficult, but fully controlled by the Ukrainian Forces.
“The village of Bilohorivka in the Donetsk region is under constant enemy shelling. All enemy attacks there are repulsed by our defenders. As for the Svatove-Kreminna …
Kyiv: Soledar is under Ukraine’s control
Intense fighting continues in Soledar, Donetsk region, but the city remains under the control of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, said the head of the Donetsk regional military administration, Pavlo Kirilenko.
"Soledar and Bakhmut remain the hottest area. Soledar is controlled by the Ukrainian authorities and our military. However, urban battles and battles outside the city continue because the enemy is trying to advance in several directions," he said.
According to Kirilenko, Russians suffer …
Ukrainian General: liberation of Ukraine will begin from Donbas
Politician, former head of the Foreign Intelligence Service and General of the Ukrainian Army, Mykola Malomuzh, believes that the first victories of the Ukrainian Armed Forces will be in the Luhansk and Donetsk directions. After that, Ukrainian Forces will liberate the occupied part of the Zaporizhzhia region and the left bank of the Kherson region. Then, the Ukrainian army will go to the Crimea, said Malomuzh in an interview with the YouTube channel the News Factory.
According to the general, …
Russian Defense Ministry does not confirm Prigozhin's claims abut full control over Soledar
The spokesperson of the Russian Defense Ministry, Igor Konashenkov, did not say anything about the offensive on Bakhmut and Soledar during the traditional briefing on January 12.
Konashenkov claimed that "successful offensive actions of Russian troops continued in the Donetsk direction." He did not mention what kind of "successes" the Russians achieved there, writes the Telegram channel Agentstvo Novosti.
According to the map presented at the briefing, the town of Soledar was not under Russia’ …
Zelensky: battle for Soledar will lead to liberation of entire Donbas by Ukraine
The Russian forces are now focusing their main efforts on offensive actions near the town of Soledar in the Donetsk region, said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in his evening address.
Zelensky said that today he held a new meeting of the General Staff, during which special attention was paid to the situation in the hottest areas of the front - in Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
"Bakhmut and Soledar, Kreminna and Svatove, we discussed prospects in the Donbas in the coming weeks. The …
Kyiv denies Russia’s claims that Ukrainian Forces are withdrawing from Soledar
Russian media reported that the Ukrainian Armed Forces were ordered to withdraw from the city of Soledar, Donetsk region.
Ukrainian officials denied the reports that the Ukrainian Armed Forces lost control over Soledar or plan to withdraw from it.
The representative of the Eastern Group of Forces, Serhiy Cherevatyi, the deputy chairman of the parliamentary committee on national security, defense and intelligence Yuri Mysyagin, the head of the Donetsk regional military administration, Pavlo …
Hundreds of Russian conscripts killed in Ukrainian HIMARS strike on occupied Makiivka
On New Year's night, the Ukrainian Armed Forces carried a missile attack on the Russian base in the occupied city of Makiivka (Donetsk region). Several hundred Russian servicemen were killed and wounded, according to reports by Russian and Ukrainian media.
The news agency RBC Ukraine reports that almost exactly at midnight the building of the vocational school, which was used as a temporary base by the Russian military, came under a massive strike by Ukrainian MLRS systems. According to …
Hundreds of newly mobilized Russians who refuse to fight held in cellars in Luhansk region
As far as 300 newly mobilized Russians are being held in a cellar in Zaitsevo, Luhansk region, for refusing to go to the front line, write independent Russian journalists from the project ASTRA, citing the relatives of the detainees.
"My husband says that there are already about 300 of them there (ASTRA managed to confirm the names of 42 of them). More people are constantly being brought in. This is a large cellar in the House of Culture in Zaitseve. They are fed once a day: one dry food …
Ukrainian troops withdrawing from Severodonetsk
The head of the military regional administration of the Luhansk region, Serhiy Haidai, said that Ukrainian troops would have to leave Severodonetsk.
"Unfortunately, we will have to withdraw our military from Severodonetsk, because it makes no sense to stay at the broken positions. The death toll is growing," Haidai wrote.
According to him, the Russians have been bombing the city daily for four months. 90% of the buildings have been destroyed or damaged. The Ukrainian military was given "the …