According to the Institute for the Study of War in the USA, there has been very little progress in the majority of directions over the past few days. There is a deadlock in the region of Kharkov in northeastern Russia and Mykolaiv to the south. The Russians have occupied Volnovakha, Donetsk. The Russian forces surrounding Kiev are expanding, and may be preparing to surround the city. The fighting continues at a distance 25 km from the city centre.
Russian troops continue to bomb Ukrainian cities and other infrastructure. Overnight, sirens sounded in all of Ukraine’s cities, including Leopolis. Dnipro was an important financial and industrial centre in the central east of Ukraine, which was attacked yesterday. This attack came after two weeks of invading. Tonight, an airstrike was repelled, and a Russian rocket was destroyed. According to Mayor Borys Filipatov. There were no reports of injuries or destruction.
Is it?There was heavy shelling in Mykolaiv (Chernigiv), Kiev, Sumy and Kiev with many residential buildings being hit.Vitaliy K, head of the Mykolaiv Regional Administration, stated that the town was shelled overnight. The Russian army spread throughout the surrounding towns and made it difficult to use Ukrainian artillery as a counterattack. Two oil depots in Kiev were set ablaze and an administrative building caught on fire in the vibrant Podil district. Eight rockets were fired at the Vasylkiv military airfield, while another one was fired in the Kropevnitski area.
Night attacks in Ivano-Frankivsk or Lutsk were not recorded.Yesterday’s attack on the NATO countries border cities. Ivano-Frankivsk mayor stated that the infrastructure at the airport was “virtually demolished” and asked the residents of the nearby area to move.
Concerning reports are coming out of Bucha, a city northwest of Kiev where heavy fighting has been going on since the invasion. Reporters have been told by the local hospital director that he had himself started digging mass graves around his hospital for the second consecutive day.
Sergey Gayday (head of Lugansk’s regional administration) reports that 70% of the area is currently under Russian occupation while the rest are being mercilessly bombarded.
New reports of increasing casualties in the Russian army are emerging after the failure of the Russian military’s attempt to capture large cities in Ukraine. While official Ukrainian estimates of 12,000 dead Russian soldiers may be exaggerated, a good idea of the scale of the damage comes from reports of the deaths of top Russian military personnel. Andrey Kolesnikov was also confirmed as dead on Friday. According to US intelligence reports This means that three of the 20 highest-ranking generals who led the Russian offensive in have been killed. UkraineInvasion: 16 Days of death for civilians
700 Russian soldiers have been captured and a special unit has been established in the Ukrainian army to handle them. Many reports are rife with stories of Russian tanks and soldiers being taken by the Ukrainian police, or in some cases by civilians.
Russian journalists Andrey Solatov and Irina Borogan, who were quoted in Russian newspaper Medusa, claimed that Putin is now punishing his intelligence agencies for not accurately describing the situation in Ukraine prior to the invasion. Sergey Beseda was the head of Department 5 of the Federal Security Service responsible for intelligence gathering in Ukraine. He was allegedly placed under house arrest on charges of corruption as well as the low quality of intelligence in Ukraine. Russian journalists claim that rather than reporting on the true situation in Ukraine, Beseda told Putin what he wanted.
To reach your goals UkraineRussians may try to call their reservists which are mostly not well trained.. Expect to also arrive the Syrian mercenaries recruited by Vagner mercenary, who are used urban fighting. They were reminded by President Zelensky of the Russian army’s destruction in Syria.
According to Ukrainian intelligence, a provocation was launched on Friday in order to give the Belarusian army an excuse to invade Ukraine. According to reports, two Russian fighter aircraft crossed the Ukraine-Belarus border Friday and turned around and bombed Belarusian towns. These claims were denied by Belarus.