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Russia dominates eastern Ukraine, where local troops are forced to withdraw at several points.
Russian military forces Violates Number and Firepower UkraineThe incessant heavy artillery shelling caused fatalities in a very limited area compared to the first phase of the war.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky pledged allegiance to Russia Burning cities to ashes And the death toll of Ukrainian citizens is on the rise.
On Wednesday, his adviser, Mikhail Podoliak, condemned the use of the Russian military in Ukraine. “Most non-nuclear weapons powerful” There are long-range mobile rocket launcher systems capable of carrying thermoporic warships.
Ukraine demands higher weapons
Bodolyak called on his Western allies to supply MLRS long-range rocket missiles to Ukraine, suggesting that they had not yet done so for fear of escalating the conflict.
The M270 MLRS (Multiple Launch Rocket System or Multiple Launch Rocket System) is a missile for guided and unmanned missiles with a range of hundreds of kilometers.
These devices will allow Ukrainians Easily attack targets within RussiaCamps, air defense, fuel depots or artillery are viewed with concern by many abroad.
According to US media reports, the Joe Biden government plans to send more weapons to Ukraine, more powerful than ever.
The BBC’s security correspondent Jonathan Peel points out that delays in the delivery of weapons from the West to Ukraine and the time it takes to train Ukrainian forces to use them are “factors that can make a difference.”
Meanwhile, he says, Russia still has the largest stockpiles of artillery ammunition.
He assures that a senior NATO official described him as “guilty.”
Is going to lose Luhansk
However, at this time Ukraine is losing land and Russia is advancing, after all, in the Donbass region in the east of the country.
There, Moscow not only controls part of the self-proclaimed republics of Donetsk and Luhansk, which were already under pro-Russian control before the war, but also pushes beyond its borders.
As confirmed by Ukrainian military officials and pro-Russian militants, the Russian military already controls 95% of the eastern province of Luhansk, Ukraine.
In an attempt to capture the entire region, Putin’s troops are trying to encircle the cities of Lycian and Sverdlovsk. Luhanskin’s last Ukrainian fortress.
In Severodonetsk, most of its 100,000 people were evacuated and Russian forces captured two-thirds of its perimeter, according to local officials.
Roman Vlachenko, head of the Serverdonetsk district administration, said Putin’s troops were trying to take the city center from three different points, but locals chased them twice.
Told the BBC Ukrainian forces need more weapons Heavy To repel Russian attacks.
He assured that the Russian troops would not have a special numerical advantage there, but that they had heavy weapons.
Weapons are at the forefront in many areas, but “we need more to make the counterattack quicker and more effective,” Vlachenko explained.
Luhansk Governor Sergei Haitai Possibilities for them to leave the small territory they left in the region have been mentioned To avoid being surrounded by the Russian army.
Russian developments in Donetsk
Russia, meanwhile, has made significant progress since its February 24 invasion of the neighboring province of Donetsk.
According to various reports, Moscow troops and pro-Russian militants captured Liman in the north of the region.
Lyman is a small town, with a population of less than 30,000, but Of great strategic importance.
It is an important road junction less than 30 kilometers from the city of Slovenes, with a population of over 100,000, and is the main railway station in the region.
Russian “Frankenstein Forces”
Russian forces have suffered significant losses since the invasion began.
The UK Defense Ministry estimates that Russia has been affected in the first three months of its operations in Ukraine. Similar to the death toll of the Soviet Union in nine years War in Afghanistan.
It also lost a significant amount of weapons.
As a result, Moscow sought to unite some of its disintegrating factions, which some analysts call the “Frankenstein forces” fighting in the East.
The Institute for War Research (ISW) says Russian units continue to shell some parts of the city, even as Ukraine chases Russian forces out of Kharkiv.
East Thinker He said Russian troops withdrawn from the Kharkiv region would be re-deployed in the Donetsk region.
To the south of Donetsk, the Russian port city of Mariupol is completely under control.
The siege of Maribol, which lasted more than two months, ended on May 20.
Experts believe that the fall of the city may allow Russian factions to join the fighting in other cities, such as Saboria, where shelling will continue.
Ukraine, on the other hand, says ten people have been killed and 35 wounded when Russian ship missiles struck National Guard camps in the firing range in the Dniebro region, north of Jaborzia.
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