September 28, 2022

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Restoration widened, Ukrainian soldiers reached the Russian border – Corriere.it

From Viviana Mazza

It captured a significant part of the Kharkiv region. The new front line along the Oskol River. The Russians hit the country’s second thermal power plant. Zelensky: “Cold, hunger and darkness will not stop us”

Who sent us
Kyiv – it was the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces Valery Zaloghny who announced in the morning that from the beginning of September until the 200th day of the war in Ukraine, The counterattack in the northeast captured 3,000 square kilometers From the territory and troops of Kyiv were located 50 kilometers from the border with Russia. In the evening, new kilometers were milled: counterattack rupture In Moscow most of the Kharkiv region
They arrived to plant the Ukrainian flag at the Hoptivka border crossing. I’m in a long line of cars fled to Russia Even thousands of civilians: not all of them are necessarily loyal to Russia, but people who fear death under the bombs.

The number of Russian prisoners of war is unknown, but the videos indicate that there may be hundreds. The ‘filter’ process also provides Arrest of civilians suspected of collaborating with the Russians. The most important is the police chief of Balaklia, while the whereabouts of the pro-Russian mayor of Izyum, an important city that military sources say will eventually be conquered, is unknown.



new front

The new front line is located along the Oskol River in the eastern part of the Kharkiv region. The river cuts through Kobyansk and separates the restored neighborhoods from the peripheral industrial zone still in Russian hands. But the situation is constantly changing and the front line will change again. The counterattack could now point towards the Luhansk region, in two directions: in the north towards Svatove-Starobilsk, on a flat and more open land, and in the south towards Lysychansk-Sieverodonetsk, which is an urban and industrial area. Lysichansk was the last city in Luhansk to come under Russian control in JulyAfter weeks of hard fighting. Starting from the Kharkiv region, there are also reports from Luhansk of the movements of Russian soldiers to the east, in particular from the cities of Svatov and Starobilsk: Kyiv interprets them as further retreats. As for Donetsk, The president of the self-proclaimed republic, Denis Bushlin, He admitted that the situation in the north of the region was “very difficult”: he was referring to the city of Lyman, not far from Slovyansk, under Ukrainian control. Russian sources say Kyiv soldiers are clearing mines near Vohlhersk in preparation for an offensive in Donetsk.

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More brief news from the south: According to the Ukrainian Armed Forces, the Russians have left some sites in the Kherson region and some villages have been retaken in recent days, including Oleksandryvka, the site where it was Italian journalist Mattia Sorbi.



The war on energy

During the night, the Russians hit the second largest thermal power plant in the country, in Kremenchug, leaving Kharkiv, Poltava, part of Odessa and Kremenchug itself in the dark. “Revenge” of the infrastructure in response to the counterattack, according to President Zelensky, who confirmed it “Cold, hunger, darkness and thirst” will not stop the Ukrainians. “Do you still believe that we are one people?” – He told Russia -. Do you still think you can scare us, break us, and force us to compromise? Read my lips: Without gas or without you? Without You. Without light or without you? Without You “. In theCNN
The Ukrainian leader said he was not “at the moment” ready to negotiate with Moscow: “I don’t see any desire on their part.”

Yesterday at 3:41 am the Kyiv authorities announced the closure of reactor No. 6 in Zaporizhzhya (the last reactor that remained in operation); A few hours later, the backup power transmission line to the nuclear power plant was restored. Shutdown ‘was the last option ever’ Saturday said in an interview with courier
Head of the Kyiv Nuclear Inspectorate Ole Kurikov. In the absence of external electricity, the cooling of the reactor would have been based on diesel generators. “We will consume diesel fuel, which we have reserves for about ten days,” he added. Then yesterday the reactor was reconnected to the network, but the risk level is still high. “On a risk scale of 1 to 10, we’re seven,” says Korikov. The plant is in a war zone, occupied by the Russians, there are unauthorized personnel, explosives … It could be like Chernobyl or Fukushima. The only solution is disarmament.”

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