Ukrainian forces regained control of the Kyiv region and the northern regions of the country on Saturday after the withdrawal of Russian forces, leaving behind landmines and trail of corpsesAccording to Ukrainian officials, multiple Reports.
Last: Putin’s forces appear to be shifting their focus away from the Ukrainian capital toward the south and east of the country, with the Russian military Oil refinery hit and fuel storage facilities in the main port city of Odessa on Sunday morning.
- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said In a televised address late Saturday, he was informed that Russian forces had “reserves to increase pressure in the east”, but that Ukraine was “strengthening our defenses” in the region and in Donbass in particular.
playing condition: Zelensky said that Russian forces bombed and around Kyiv and Chernihiv during their withdrawal, but that Ukrainian forces retook the area.
at the same time, The British Ministry of Defense said in Intelligence update Late Saturday, there was a “concentration of air activity” toward southeastern Ukraine in the past week, “most likely as a result of Russia’s refocusing of its military operations in this region.
- The Ministry of Defense said on Sunday morning Intelligence update That the Russian Navy was imposing a “remote blockade” of the Black and Azov seas, preventing Ukraine from accessing water supplies.
what do you want to watch: “Despite Russia’s ongoing efforts to reduce Ukraine’s air defense capability, Ukraine continues to present a significant challenge to Russia’s air and missile operations. As a result, Russian aircraft remain vulnerable to short and medium-range air defense systems,” the Defense Ministry said.
- “Russia’s inability to find and destroy air defense systems has seriously hampered their efforts to gain widespread control in the air, which in turn greatly affected their ability to support the advance of their ground forces on a number of fronts,” the report added.
Editor’s note: This article was updated with a comment from the Odessa Regional Military Administration official and the MoD’s Intelligence Update on Sunday.
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