21.00 “Russia is lying,” Zelensky notes
“The world is re-examining that these days Russia is lying “Even if he draws attention to the situation at the forefront with his own statements,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said after Russia’s attacks. Armistice Due to Orthodox Christmas.
“Any attempt by Russia to manipulate diplomacy and politics will never work. Only the strengthening of Ukraine, only the victories of Ukraine, only the restoration of the territorial integrity of Ukraine, and the return of all our people from Russian captivity, are the only guarantees for the restoration of peace. Every day we are getting closer.” Zelensky revealed eleven months after the start of the war.
Although Russia confirmed that the city of Kramatorsk was bombed and 600 soldiers were killed, a Reuters witness indicated that the bombings caused damage, but They did not destroy buildings or show any obvious signs of casualties.
Agency reporters visited two university dormitories – Hostel 47 and 18 – where, according to the Russian Defense Ministry, Ukrainian soldiers were staying near the front line during the night attack. “The missiles do not appear to have been directly hit or seriously damaged. There were no obvious signs that soldiers had been there, and no traces of bodies or blood,” Reuters reported. “Truly, Shelter 28 remained intact.“
Ukraine is believed to have decided to deploy troops together after a Russian missile attack on a base in the country’s west killed dozens of people.
Despite a Putin-ordered ceasefire for Orthodox Christmas, Two Ukrainians were killed and nine wounded. “Despite a so-called ceasefire by the Russian occupiers on the last day, The enemy fired nine missiles and three air strikes and 40 bombs were fired”, the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine noted. Ukraine has questioned the cease-fire announced by Russia and sees it as a ploy to buy time so it can regroup its forces and strengthen its defenses.
The Russian military said today that it had shelled two military bases in Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine. 600 people died His enemy suffered heavy losses in “retaliation” for a Ukrainian attack on Makevka on New Year’s Day, which killed 89 Russian soldiers.
“In response to the criminal bombing of the Kyiv regime in the first minutes of January 2023 Russian forces retaliated”, the Russian Ministry of Defense noted in its daily report.
“More than 700 Ukrainian soldiers were in shelter No. 28 and more than 600 were in No. 47. More than 600 Ukrainian soldiers were killed in the massive missile attack Against these points of temporary deployment of units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Kramatorsk, says a report republished by Sputnik.
The Ukrainian administration of the Zaporizhia region today condemned the Russian attack on a United Nations humanitarian mission to a town in the region.
Pope Francis asked us to pray for “Ukrainian and Russian mothers who lost their children in the war” during the Sunday Angelus prayer at the Vatican today.
Russian forces may blow up the Svatov Reservoir Dam in the Luhansk RegionThe Center of National Resistance of Ukraine reported. As for the body, Russia can use the potential explosion of the dam “An excuse to deport local people” and try to blame Ukraine for blowing up the damHe replied Independence of Kiev.
At least 453 children have been killed and 877 injured since the war began in Ukraine.The country’s defense minister, Oleksii Reznikov, expressed regret. “Since February 24, 2022, Russia has killed 453 Ukrainian children and wounded 877,” Reznikov said in a post he shared on the social network Twitter.
“However, the real numbers are much higher. Russia is committing war crimes and has no plans to stop it. #court4russia”, added to complete. The release comes after UNICEF warned that Russian attacks put children’s health at risk, he recalled. CNN.
Russia’s attack on Soledar, Donetsk region Contrary to Russian propagandists’ claims that Russia had captured Soledar, Pakmut did not indicate an immediate encirclementThe War Research Institute said. The analysis was later reflected by the Ukrainian media Independence of Kiev via Twitter.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky Zelenskyy Sanctions were imposed against 119 Russian or Ukrainian cultural figures and celebrities who came out in support of the war. According to Belarusian media, the sanctions include freezing assets, confiscating state gifts and more. next.
A former German military officer and ex-NATO general, Hans-Lothar Domros, He shared a prediction for the future of the war between Russia and Ukraine. Copied statements in conversation with Ukrainian media for T.W., Domros set a date for a firm “ceasefire” between the two countries.
“I expect a cease-fire (or cease-fire) by the beginning of the summer – between June and August – when both sides realize that it no longer makes sense.”Considered a military native of Germany, Putin ordered the first “ceasefire” since the start of the war just days ago during Orthodox Christmas celebrations.
Despite his encouraging prognosis, he made it clear that the cessation of military action would not mark the end of the war. “It takes a long time”He noted.
And he went on to conclude: “A cease-fire means they stop firing at each other. Subsequent negotiations will take more time. A referee is required. Perhaps the UN [Antonio] Guterres, Turkish President [Recep Tayyip] Erdoğan or the Prime Minister of India [Narendra] Modi”.
Turkey works Establishing a long-term ceasefire in Russia’s all-out war against Ukraine, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s spokesman, Ibrahim Kalin, said. Ukrainian media reported that Russia had scrapped the Christmas deal an hour after proposing it. Independence of Kiev.
A group CNN reported At least seven explosions occurred shortly before midnight on Orthodox Christmas and shortly after a ceasefire proposed by Russia ended. So far, the North American chain noted that there have been no casualties from the bombings in different parts of Ukraine.
Meanwhile, the head of the regional military administration said one person was killed when two missiles were fired at the town of Merefa in Kargi. An explosion was also heard on the outskirts of Zaporizhia on Saturday night, city council secretary Anatoly Gurdev said.
Russian oligarch Yevgeny Prigozhin, a Putin confidant and ex-convict, the founder of Russia’s Wagner Group, has revealed that he wants to take over the city of Bakhmut in eastern Ukraine. Its resources and “underground cities”. This information was published by Ukrainian media Independence of Kiev.
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