US News War in Ukraine: Zelensky announces the resumption of new villages to the Russians in the South

04:40  06 october  2022
04:40  06 october  2022 Source:   leparisien.fr

War in Ukraine: After the call for mobilization, the state of the armament of the Russian army poses question

 War in Ukraine: After the call for mobilization, the state of the armament of the Russian army poses question in a tense climate of military mobilization of hundreds of thousands of reservists for the Russian offensive in Ukraine, The abilities of the army deployed in Ukraine still remain uncertain. © supplied by Franceinfo What remains of the Russian army? While the partial mobilization began in Russia, which could reach 300,000 men, many questions arise, especially on the different protest movements across country and that many Russians flee the country.

Des soldats ukrainiens brandissent un drapeau national près de Lyman, dans la région de Donetsk, le 4 octobre 2022. AFP/Anatolii Stepanov © Anatolii Stepanov of Ukrainian soldiers brandish a national flag near Lyman, in the Donetsk region, October 4, 2022. AFP/Anatolii Stepanov The Ukrainian counter-offensive continued this Wednesday, with new gains in the east and the south of the country. President Volodymyr Zelensky announced that three new villages had been taken over by kyiv forces in the Russian army in the Kherson region, in southern Ukraine where Moscow troops are in trouble. "Novovoskressenské, Novogrygorivka and Petropavlivka have been released in the past 24 hours," said the head of state in a video broadcast on social networks. Earlier in the day, the Ukrainian governor of the Lougansk region (East), so far under the almost total control of Moscow, proclaimed a breakthrough. "Now it's official. The (reconquest) of the Lougansk region has started. Several localities have already been released, "said Sergiï Gaïdaï, without further details. Almost all of the Kharkiv region (northeast) now appears under Ukrainian control, opening the way to that of Lugansk, the bastion of the separatists installed by Moscow since 2014. Disarray in Russia the Russian army has for its part assured this On Wednesday that they had led, in recent 24 hours, "massive strikes" near Lyman (Donetsk region), a city recently taken up by Ukrainian forces, and inflict on heavy losses. In the Kherson region, Moscow's troops "hold their positions by pushing up the higher enemy forces attacks," she added. Vladimir Putin's spokesperson Dmitri Peskov assured that the lost territories would be "taken over". Putin had sworn to defend the annexed areas, even if it means using nuclear weapons, a threat that has stopped neither the Ukrainian counter-offensive nor Western arms deliveries. The Russian army had recognized pension on Tuesday, by publishing cards showing that Moscow sold a whole part of the north of the Kherson region and that its presence in that of Kharkiv was now minimal. A sign of disarray in Russia, these setbacks led a senior parliamentary official to call on the latter to "stop lying" on her defeats. "Our people are not stupid. And he sees that we do not mean to him if only part of the truth. This can lead to a loss of credibility, "said Andrei Kartapolov, head of the Duma Defense Commission, the Bower Chamber of Parliament, and former military commander.

Ukraine: Zelensky announces that it has taken up nearly 2,500 km² of territory .
© Yasuyoshi Chiba / AFP L E President Volodymyr Zelensky said this Friday that the Ukrainian army had resumed nearly 2,500 km² of territory controlled by forces Russians during his last counter-offensive launched at the end of September. “This week alone, our soldiers have released 776 km² of territory in the east of our country and 29 localities, including 6 in the Louhansk region.

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