• Ukrainian military command: liberation of Luhansk region will not be quick

    “The operation to liberate the Luhansk region will not be quick. The Russians have strengthened their positions using the militants of the so-called Luhansk People’s Republic and the forces previously deployed in the Kharkiv region, “said the speaker of the Eastern group of the Ukrainian Forces, Serhiy Cherevaty on the the Ukrainian TV channel 1+1."The enemy has a large formation there. This is the so-called LPR, which they used as a springboard for an attack on us, including creating this …

  • Ukrainian Defense Ministry: by end of December Ukrainian Forces will enter Crimea

    Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Defense Volodymyr Havrylov said that at the beginning of winter the Ukrainian Armed Forces can capture the temporarily occupied Crimea. The war between Ukraine and Russia may be over by the end of spring, he said in an interview with Sky News.

    According to Havrylov, the Ukrainian Armed Forces can take control over Crimea by the end of December.

    As for the prospect of peace talks with the Kremlin, the Ukrainian Deputy Defense Minister noted that they will take …

  • 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 …

  • Kyiv: Russia has moved its remaining most capable forces from Kherson to Luhansk region

    Russians are transferring their remaining most capable troops to the Luhansk region. Among them are paratroopers who were previously deployed in the Kherson region, said the head of the Luhansk regional military administration, Serhiy Haidai, on air of Ukrainian 1+1 channel.

    "We can say that these are the remaining best soldiers that the Russian Federation has, because the rest are newly mobilized, Kadyrov fighters, Wagner mercenaries whom Prigozhin recruited in prisons. These are paratroopers …

  • Kremlin: the West can convince Zelensky to negotiate with Putin

    The Kremlin welcomes any peacemaking efforts aimed at resolving the situation in Ukraine and does not mind that Western politicians "lure" Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to the negotiating table, said at a briefing the press secretary of the Russian president, Dmitry Peskov.

    "You know, President Putin has repeatedly said that we are always happy to welcome any efforts in terms of peacekeeping and support such efforts. As for luring someone, it is better to lure President Zelensky …