Russian troops are still fighting in Ukraine 22 days after the invasion.Their advance towards kyivThe attacks of RussiaAttacks on civilian targets are escalated. The day starts with the shock of the latest Russian attack: a bombardment against a theater in Mariúpol with hundreds of civilians inside. The prospect of a ceasefire agreement appears to be closer on the 22nd day after Russia invaded Ukraine. However, the Ukrainian side acknowledges that negotiations are difficult. Despite ongoing negotiations with Kyiv, the Russian armed forces are now focusing their efforts on the south front, particularly in Mariupol, Zaporizhia and Zaporizhia. The diplomatic battle between Russia and the United States has been centered on the question of whether the Russian president is, Vladimir Putin is “a war criminal” Joe Biden, president of United States. Qualification that the Kremlin has labeled “unacceptable”.
Volodymyr Zelensky (the President of Ukraine) today called for the recognition of Russia as a terrorist state by the international community after accusing the Air Force in Russia of “deliberately” attacking the Mariupol theater. Zelensky stated that “the Russian Air Force dropped a massive bomb on the Mariupol theatre, where the city’s inhabitants had taken refuge”, in a Facebook post.
The Ukrainian president then calls on the international community to “recognize” that Russia has become a “terrorist state”. Zelenski reported that about a thousand people were at the theater. But, it is not clear how many died.
The latest russian attack on crania, a bombardment of a Mariupol theater with hundreds civilians inside, still shocks crania. where the word “children” had been written on the ground in large size, in an attempt to avoid the bombardment of Russia. It was of no use. “The plane dropped a bomb on the building that housed hundreds of people. It is impossible for us to establish an immediate balance because of the ongoing bombings in this residential area,” Telegram’s mayor’s office stated. The photo shows the theater with its central section destroyed.
The New York Times reports that US intelligence agencies believe that more than 7 000 Russian soldiers have been killed during the three week-long war in Ukraine. This is a higher number than the US servicemen who died in Afghanistan and Iraq. The New York Times was able to access data from US intelligence agencies. These agencies consider the figure of 7,000 deaths within the ranks of Russia’s army conservative.
The US officials said that the deaths will have negative effects on the effectiveness of Russian troops fighting with tanks. According to Pentagon officials, combat action is not possible if 10% of a unit’s members die or are wounded.
Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24, when President Vladimir Putin announced it, the United States Ministry of Defense estimates that there have been more than 980 missiles in Ukraine. This has led to a three-million people fleeing the country. In a press conference, a top official from the Ministry of Defense said that Russian forces had not made “any significant advances” towards the city of Kyiv in north and northwest. “We continue to see them move the rear forces forward, but there is no tangible progress since yesterday. The Russian forces east of kyiv are about 30 kilometers away,” he has said. American officer also stated that Brovary is under Ukrainian Army control and that there have been no changes in Chernigov nor Kharkov. There are also clashes in and around Izium.
The drones US President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that the United States would send to Ukraine to protect itself from Russian invasion will “deal a beating to Russia.” In a telephone conversation with journalists, a senior US Defense official stated that the drones would be used to monitor and attack Russia.