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After 6 months, the roles have changed in the war. While Ukraine, which attacked in the direction of Kherson, continued to advance towards the Russian positions, Zelenski shared the latest situation in the war with the world public.
The war, which started on the morning of February 24 with the order of Russian President Vladimir Putin, continues at full speed.
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.
Russia, which later turned its target to eastern Ukraine, has been on the defensive for the past few days.
Because the President of Ukraine ZelenskyThe attack, which started in the direction of Kherson with the order of .
RUSSIA: A BLOODY FAILURE
Russia said the Ukrainian counteroffensive was a bloody failure.
ZELENSKI SHARE THE LAST STATUS
The expected statement about the latest situation in the region came from the President of Ukraine Zelenki.
Zelenski shared new information about the counterattack. The leader of Ukraine announced that a settlement in the south and in the east was taken back from the Russian forces.
Zelenski thanked the Ukrainian forces for their successful operation.
Zelenskiy made the following statements in his statement about the operation on the reclaimed lands;
I want to thank the soldiers of the 63rd battalion of the 103rd land defense brigade in the ‘Donetsk Region. The 54th brigade in the Lysychansk-Siversk direction also made good progress and started to make progress again in certain areas. I would like to specifically mention the 42nd motorized infantry battalion. Thanks to their heroic actions, two settlements in the south of our country were saved.’
Missiles are launched from Russia’s Belgorod region to Ukrainian targets… (Photo: AP)
While Zelenskiy made this statement, Kyrylo Tymoshenko, Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, also shared a post on his social media account. Tymoshenko published a photo of Ukrainian soldiers hoisting a flag to the liberated city in the settlement of Vysokopilya in the Kherson Region in the south of Ukraine.
ZELENSKI GIVEN THE ORDER TO ATTACK
Zelensky had promised to retake Crimea just hours after the offensive launched in the Kherson direction.
Recapturing Kherson will increase hope for other occupied cities as well. In addition, taking the city will also open the Crimean road pointed by Zelenski.
For this reason, Kherson is also described as the ‘key of Crimea’. Ukraine is struggling to reclaim this region as soon as possible and open the way to Crimea.
Because military experts comment that progress will become more difficult during the winter months.
RUSSIA DID NOT UPDATE SINCE MARCH 2
Russia has been unwilling to disclose military losses for months. Moscow made its first and last official statement on the issue on March 2.
In the statement in question, Russia’s loss of troops in the war was announced as 498. This data has never been updated since then.
MORE THAN 300 OFFICERS KILLED
While the Russian government rarely provides updates on the number of deaths suffered by its armed forces, announcements by local governments and newspapers indicate that more than 300 officers have died in the fighting.