February 22, 2024

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The Russian military says it advanced two kilometers in 24 hours in the east of the country

The Russian military says it advanced two kilometers in 24 hours in the east of the country

Russian military says it is advancing in eastern Ukraine. In a statement, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday July 25 it had advanced two kilometers near the town of Lyman, a key railway junction. The city was recaptured by Ukrainian forces in October. “The total advance of our troops was four kilometers in front and two kilometers deep”, Russian officials announced that they had taken part of Serkiivka. Earlier in the day, Kyiv said it had retaken more than 16 km2 from Russian forces in the country’s east and south last week, nearly two months after its counteroffensive began. Follow our life.

Vladimir Putin will visit China in October. President of Russia “My Purpose” Kremlin diplomatic adviser Yuri Ushakov said he plans to visit China in October. “We have received an invitation and plan to go to China for the Belt and Road Conference in October. He added, quoted by Russian news agencies. This is Vladimir Putin’s first visit to China since the start of the Russian military offensive in Ukraine. His Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, arrived in Moscow in March.

Russia offers itself the means to mobilize further. Russian deputies voted on Tuesday July 25 to raise the age limit for compulsory military service from 27 to 30 years, as the armed conflict with Ukraine enters its 18th month. The reform will take effect on January 1, 2024, the text of the law states. From this date, citizens between the ages of 18 and 30 will be called up for military service.

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The Russian military says it has destroyed two Ukrainian naval drones in the Black Sea. These naval devices were destroyed overnight from Monday to Tuesday along with the weapons of the Russian ship “At 1,000 meters and 800 meters, there were no injuries.”, the Russian Defense Ministry said. Naval drones are boats that operate on the surface of water without a crew, while being remotely controlled. Moscow continues to accuse the Ukrainian military of using it.

Kyiv has been targeted by a new drone attack. Ukrainian forces foil another drone attack in Kiev Overnight from Monday to TuesdayAccording to the country’s military officials, no casualties or damage have been reported at this stage. “All aerial targets detected and destroyed”Sergei Babko, head of the local military administration, said in a telegram.

Mines around Zaporizhia Power Station. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Monday that it had seen “Some Mines” Workers protest in a buffer zone at the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant occupied by Russian forces. But these mines, according to him, do not pose a danger to the safety of the installations.

Russia gains African countries. Vladimir Putin will welcome his African partners to St. Petersburg from Thursday for a Russia-Africa summit. On the menu of debates: Moscow scrapped a deal that allowed Ukraine to export grain through the Black Sea, despite Russia’s blockade of Ukrainian ports.