August 19, 2022

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Lysytchansk is not “under Russian control”, assures Volodymyr Zelensky

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Cover Image: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during a press conference with Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on July 3, 2022. Nariman El-Mofty/AB

  • Lysisansk captured It would allow the Russian army to advance towards Sloviansk, some sixty kilometers to the west, already under Russian artillery fire, and Kramatorsk, another large city in the Donbass, alive with the sound of bombing and warning sirens.
  • Alexander Lukashenko accused Ukraine of firing missiles at Belarus. According to the president of Russia’s ally Belarus, his military shot down missiles fired from Ukraine earlier this week. The statement comes amid speculation of increased involvement in the Minsk conflict.
  • In the Donetsk region, Russian shelling on Saturday killed two people and wounded three civilians. The injured included two children aged four and seven. in Khargou, In the country’s second largest city, located in the northeast, missiles hit a district of the city on Saturday without causing any casualties, as well as 10 troops and equipment at a local tractor factory.e Ukrainian Mountain Assault Force. near Mykolaiv, In southern Ukraine, the Russian military reached 39 command centers and two ammunition depots.
  • In KremenchukDebris clearance The shopping center was destroyed on June 27 are over According to Ukrainian rescue services, 21 people were killed and 66 injured. Twenty-nine body fragments were also found.
  • Russians control about 19.2% of Ukrainian territory, or 1,500 square kilometers.than last month, According to the Ukraine War Map, it maps military movements and Russian advances in Ukraine since the start of the conflict. Before February 24, Russia controlled only 8% of Ukrainian territory. In his evening speech, Volodymyr Zelensky noted 2,610 towns and villages “Under Russian Occupation”. But since the beginning of the war, on February 24, the Ukrainian army “Succeeded in freeing 1,027”He promised.

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