Zelensky: “The Battle for Solidar Continues”
The difficult battle for Donetsk continues. The battle for Bakhmut, Solidar, Krimina and other cities and villages in the east of our state is still going on. Although the enemy has concentrated its main forces in this direction, our servicemen – the Armed Forces of Ukraine, all defense and security forces – are protecting the state. ” So said the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, in his usual evening message. Other military who perform their duties bravely and steadily!”, he added.
Kyiv: Two women were killed in Russian raids in the Kharkiv region
The enemy continues to fire artillery at the town of Dvorichna in the Kupyansk region. According to preliminary information, two women, 59 and 64 years old, were killed in the bombing of private homes. Another 63-year-old woman was injured and was taken to the hospital. In the past three weeks, 29 settlements in the Kobyansk region are still temporarily occupied, and the fighting continues.
Scholz, Leopard tank in Kyiv? Only the steps agreed upon with the allies
All of the steps we have taken have been closely coordinated with allies and partners. The principle that we will continue to follow until now ». This was stated by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Berlin, in response to a press conference with the Iraqi Prime Minister, on Question about Polish and Finnish pressure on the delivery of Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. “There will be no hasty statements from Germany,” he added. The chancellor also noted that in the face of “loud comments” on the issue, his government’s way of thinking “has the support of the majority of citizens.” The need to say something every ten minutes “shouldn’t lead to minor decisions” of war and peace, Schulze said, disputing the animosity in the controversy surrounding Leopard. “The security of Germany and Europe is at stake,” the chancellor noted.
Kyiv insists: “The battle continues in Solidar”
In Solidar, “the battle continues.” This is supported by a summary of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, published in the evening on Facebook, as reported by the Ukrainian media. “Towards Bakhmut, the enemy shelled Spern, Belogorievka, Rozdolevka, Yakovlevka, Soledar, Krasna Gora, Bakhmut, Klishchevka, Kordyumivka, Druzhba and the northern Donetsk region. “The battles for Solidar continue,” says the Ukrainian General Staff.
Moscow, Wagner’s final attack on Solidar
The final attack on the city of Solidar was carried out “successfully by the Wagner Volunteers”. The Russian Ministry of Defense recognized this, praising the “generous” work of the military group itself.
Pro-Russians: 100 people evacuated from Solidar
Russian forces said they evacuated about 100 people yesterday from Solidar in Shkhtyorsk in the Donetsk People’s Republic. This was stated by Alexander Shatov, head of the Russian-backed administration of Shakhtarsk, citing RIA Novosti. “Today, there are 249 people in three temporary reception centers in the city of Shakhtyorsk and in the district of the same name. About 120 people live here from previously liberated settlements, Shatov said, and yesterday another 100 people arrived from the town of Solidar. “About 110 more people are expected to arrive today,” he added.
The Kremlin against punishing those who fled Russia
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peshkov, declared himself against punitive measures against Russian citizens who left the country after the start of the military operation in Ukraine, especially to escape the partial mobilization announced by President Putin last September. “They are all our equal citizens and all of them may have different reasons for leaving, but those who have not slipped down the path of an attitude hostile to our country are our citizens and we must fight for them,” the spokesperson said. In a video clip on the Life magazine website taken by TASS. Earlier, Vyacheslav Volodin, speaker of the State Duma, the lower house of parliament, proposed confiscating property of Russian citizens who moved abroad and made remarks deemed “offensive” to Moscow and its armed forces. Peskov said: “It’s a very complicated subject, but Pandora’s box cannot be opened here. Enemies are enemies that must be fought, but the rest are citizens and must remain our citizens.”
Kyiv denies Russia’s control of Solidar: We are resisting the heavy attack
Ukraine’s Deputy Defense Minister Hanna Malyar said today that Ukrainian forces are resisting an “intensive” Russian offensive in Solidar. “The enemy has sent almost all of its main forces in the direction of the Donetsk region and is continuing a very intense offensive,” Malyar said via Telegram. “This is a difficult phase of the war,” he added, stressing that “the fighting continues.”
Moscow: 700 soldiers were killed in three days at Solidar
Russian forces that captured the city of Solidar in Ukraine’s Donbass last night have killed “more than 700 Ukrainian servicemen” in the past three days of fighting. This was stated by the Ministry of Defense in Moscow, citing Russian agencies.
Moscow: the occupation of the city of Solidar
The Russian Defense Ministry announced that Russian forces had captured the city of Solidar in Ukraine. This was reported by the TASS agency.
The ministry specifies that the Russian forces took control of Solidar yesterday evening, and that the occupation of the city located in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine allows cutting the supply routes of the Ukrainian forces also to the city of Bakhmut, located 15 kilometers from the Ukrainian capital. south, and then encircle them.
Solidar, pro-Russian: We have almost complete control of the city
Russian-backed forces are in almost complete control of solidarAn official installed by the Russian government in Donetsk said, Andrei Pavsky, Indicating that there are still “small pockets of resistance” in the city from Ukraine. The Guardian reported that. “For the time being, in fact, there are still separate small pockets of resistance in Solidar, (but) our men continue to crush the enemy in these places,” said the lieutenant colonel and deputy of the parliament of the self-declared Donetsk People’s Republic. “Overall, the operation developed successfully, and the western suburbs of Solidar are already completely under our control,” he concluded.
Defense Minister Kyiv: Ukraine is actually already a member of NATO
Ukraine is now a “de facto member of NATO” and will soon receive weapons such as tanks and combat aircraft that NATO has so far refused to supply for fear of escalation with Moscow. This was stated by the Minister of Defense of Ukraine, Oleksky ReznikovIn an interview with BBC. “These fears of escalation are just a matter of etiquette for me,” he added.
Kyiv: Moscow wants to create an army of two million soldiers
Moscow plans to create an army of 2 million soldiers: according to the Defense Intelligence of Ukraine (GUR) based on the extent of mobilization underway in Russia. Kyiv intelligence reported that 300 thousand people were recruited for the first conscription, RBC-Ukraine reports. The GUR now does not rule out Moscow announcing another mobilization in the coming days and believes that this time another 500,000 Russians will join the armed forces. According to Gore, the extent of these measures indicates Moscow’s plans to build an army of about two million people compared to the previous goal of 1.5 million soldiers.
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