Russia has restructured its military command in Ukraine
Western official source The BBC revealed Russia has restructured its military chain in Ukraine. General Alexander Dvornikov is now leading the invasion.
“This commander has a lot of experience during Russian operations in Syria, so we expect to see improvement in command and control of the troops,” the source told the British media.
On the 45th day of the invasion of Ukraine, Russia failed to achieve its main military objectives. After attempting to capture the capital Q, Russian troops are now concentrating their operations on the Donbass.
Pictures of a maternity hospital in disaster in the Boutcha district
According to images obtained by BFMTV, a maternity hospital in the Boutcha district was the target of a serious Russian bombing.
The maternity ward was attacked while the patients were inside. It is located in the Boutcha district, where streets were found last weekend with corpses and mass graves.
The Russian army has withdrawn from this area, which is located in the suburbs near Kiev. Moscow is now concentrating its attacks on the Donbass.
The Luhansk regional governor has called for further evictions
Serhiy Haïdaï, governor of the Luhansk region, called on the Russian military to intensify its military operations in the region.
The Luhansk region is located in the Donbass, which today is the main military base of the Russian army.
“The Russians are gathering troops for an attack, and we are seeing an increase in bombings,” Sergei Haitai said in a television interview.
About 30% of the area’s population has not yet been evicted.
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⁇ Zhelensky called for a “firm global response” after the attack on Gramadorsk. The Ukrainian president spoke on Facebook of his desire to bring to justice the attack that killed at least 52 people Friday at a train station in the city, located in Donbass.
⁇ 10 Humanitarian Corridors will open this Saturday. The Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine said that one of the 10 open corridors aimed at evacuating civilians from the besieged areas should be evacuated from Mariupol.
⁇ It is expected to strengthen Russian operations in eastern and southern Ukraine. British intelligence expects the Russian offensive around Donbass to intensify. Russian forces have now seen their plans thwarted by Ukrainian opposition.
⁇ 176 Ukrainian children have died since the war began. The information was shared by the Ukrainian Interior Ministry on Saturday. The report said 324 children had been injured so far since the attack began.
10 Humanitarian Corridors will open this Saturday
Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister Irina Vareshchuk said on Saturday that 10 humanitarian corridors would be opened with the aim of evacuating civilians from the besieged Ukrainian regions.
One of these corridors is about Mariupol, located on the shores of the Sea of Azov, which has been besieged since the first days of the Russian military offensive.
British intelligence expects increased Russian military operations in southern and eastern Ukraine
In a new bulletin released on Twitter this Saturday, British intelligence services pointed out that Russian military operations are now focusing on the Donbass and Mariupol and Mykolaiv.
These measures are supported by the “continuous firing of ship missiles on Ukraine by the Russian navy”. London expects Russian air operations to intensify in the south and east of Ukraine.
“However, Russian aspirations to establish a land route between Crimea and Donbass continue to be thwarted by Ukrainian opposition,” the statement said.
Kyiv says 176 Ukrainian children have died so far since the war began
The Ukrainian Interior Ministry said in a statement on Twitter this morning that 176 children had been killed so far since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
A further 324 children were injured.
Volodymyr Zhelensky called for a “strong global response” after the attack on the Gramadorsk station.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky spoke about the Russian offensive that killed at least 52 people at the Kramatorsk station overnight from Friday to Saturday.
“Like the Boutcha massacre, like many other Russian war crimes, the missile that struck Kramatorsk must be brought before a court of law, and that must happen,” he said.
He called for a “strong global response” after this new drama.
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