341 days have passed since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Germany “yes” to send Leopard 2 Ukraine and the countries that want it, including Spain, along with the announcement by the Biden administration to provide Zelensky with the mighty heroes of Abrams, represent a quantum leap in the war. While Moscow is rearming its spring offensive, Kyiv is calling on its partners to rush in with tanks and requisitions fighter jets. Putin continues to intensify his bomb attacks against Ukraine.
Mercenaries of the Wagner Group demand the capture of Blahodatny in Donetsk
Wagner PMC units captured Blahodatne. Blahudaten is under our control,” Yevgeny Prigozhin, the head of the paramilitary group, said, citing his press service. However, the Ukrainian army confirmed yesterday that it had repelled an attack near the town of Blahodatny in the Donetsk region (east), despite the confirmation of the Russian paramilitary Wagner Group that it had taken control of it.
At least three civilians were killed in Russian bombing of Kherson
Three civilians were killed in a Russian bombing that targeted a residential area in the city of Kherson, in southern Ukraine, according to what the local authorities announced Sunday.
After the Ukrainian army recaptured Kherson in November, the southern front of the Ukrainian war was relatively quiet, with fighting concentrated in the Donbass.
But fighting raged this week in the southern Zaporizhia region.
Zelensky calls on the West to speed up arms shipments
Volodymyr Zelensky called on Ukraine’s allies to speed up supplies of new weapons to help his forces overcome the invasion of Russia. The Ukrainian president highlighted the remarkable efforts of military assistance from the United States, Germany, Poland, Canada, Belgium, Norway and Italy over the past week.
Russia accuses Ukraine of committing war crimes by bombing two hospitals in Luhansk and Kherson
The Russian government accused the Ukrainian military of committing war crimes on Sunday by bombing two hospitals in Luhansk and Kherson and made it clear to NATO the “indifference” shown by these attacks and for providing intelligence to carry them out, making NATO countries, in Moscow’s view, the direct participants in the conflict.
Rusia denunció ayer que al menos 14 personas murieron y otras 34 resultaron heridas in an ataque aereo ukraniano sobre a hospital in Novoaidar, in the zona bajo control of Moscú of the oriental region of Lugansk, usando a system of lanzamiento multiple of cohetes HIMARS suministrado por United State.
For this reason, the Kremlin has accused Washington of being directly involved in the war in Ukraine, just as it pointed out on Sunday to NATO for the “lack of reaction shown” and for providing “satellite intelligence” provided on the basis of these attacks.
Schulz dismisses the argument about sending fighter jets to Ukraine as illogical
The German chancellor, Olaf Scholz, reiterated this Sunday that he would not send fighter jets to Ukraine, following Kyiv’s insistent requests, which he described as irrational.
“It’s strange that this discussion is taking place,” Schulz declared at a press conference during his visit to Santiago de Chile, noting that “a serious discussion is necessary now and not a ‘show competition in which local politicians have reasons’ to play a greater role than support for Ukraine.”
For the German chancellor, the debate on the supply of weapons should focus on rational considerations, after the leader of the Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), Saskia Esken, did not rule out the delivery of combat aircraft to Ukraine, stressing that it is. Important “Support Ukraine with what it needs.”