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The roles have changed in the war that has been going on for months. Continuing the offensive, the Ukrainian forces entered Luhansk and began to advance towards the ‘last fortress in the east’. Here is the latest situation in the Ukraine-Russia war…
The eyes and ears of the world have been on the news from Ukraine since February 24.
The Russian army had set its target as the capital of the country, Kyiv, on the first day of the war, and could not break the heart of Ukraine after months of struggle.
The Russian army, which later determined its target as Donbass and advanced in this region, has been in a defensive position for a while.
Because the Ukrainian forces have been attacking from different points for weeks. Within the scope of these attacks, the war spread to another region.
According to the news in the British Daily Mail, the Ukrainian army entered Luhansk, which it had abandoned to the Russians months ago.
According to the same news, Ukrainian forces captured the first settlement here. The statement came from the Governor of Luhansk Serhiy Gaidai.
Lysychansk was defined as ‘the last stronghold in the east’ when the region was defended against Russian forces, and the Ukrainian forces withdrew from the city despite all efforts.
He announced from Gaidai that the Ukrainian army has regained full control of the village of Bilohorivka, located just 8 kilometers from the city of Lysychansk.
It is among the news that the Ukrainian forces will advance towards Lysychansk, which is also known as the ‘last fortress in the east’.
ZELENSKI: WE ARE PREPARING THE NEXT STEP
On the other hand, President of Ukraine Zelensky, RussiaHe gave the message that the progress will continue after the counter-attack. Zelensky denied the allegations that the Ukrainian Army had fallen into complacency. “We are preparing for the next step,” he said.
Zelenski made the following statements in his statement;
‘Some of you may think we’re in a state of complacency after the victory. There is no such situation. We are preparing for the next moves. There are new very important names to be heard. Because the whole of Ukraine must be liberated.
With the offensive launched at the beginning of September, Ukraine succeeded in removing the Russian army from almost the entire Kharkiv region. According to reports from Kyiv, more than 300 settlements were liberated from Russian occupation.
The undefeated Russian soldiers at the front withdrew to their positions in the Donbas region. But the settlements that Ukraine recaptured are still being bombarded by Russian artillery.