Flash News


Zelenskyy: The battle in the east of Ukraine is getting tougher, the situation is difficult

Zelenskyy: The battle in the east of Ukraine is getting tougher, the situation

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has warned that the situation on the eastern front line is getting tougher, with Russia throwing more and more troops into the battle to destroy Ukraine's defenses.

While an accident at a power plant in the southern Odesa region left nearly 500,000 homes without electricity.

"I have often had to say that the situation at the front is difficult and is getting tougher and it is that time again. The invader is deploying more and more of his forces to destroy our defenses," Zelenskyy said.

Russian troops, pressing for a major battlefield victory after months of setbacks, have been trying to close their grip on the city of Bakhmut and are also trying to capture the nearby coal mining town of Vuhledar, also in the eastern region. of Donetsk.

The fighting around Bakhmut has been costly for Russia in terms of soldiers' lives, the Kremlin admitted.

Meanwhile, Ukrainian officials reported continued shelling in Chernihiv, Zaporizhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk and Mykolaiv regions.

France, Italy and the United States have all pledged new arms shipments to Ukraine and Kiev, while expressing its gratitude for the promised weapons, is now pushing for more, including fighter jets.

Meanwhile, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said in an interview that there was agreement that Western-supplied weapons would not be used to attack Russian territory.

"There is a consensus on this point," said Chancellor Olaf Scholz.

Source: AL Jazzzera

Latest news