Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in position, Donbass front.
In which areas did the Ukrainians suffer the most losses?
According to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, in the Kupyansk direction, the aviation and artillery of the army of the Western Military District suppressed the activity of units of the 92 mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the 103 defense brigade territorial near Sinkovka and Berestovoye in the Kharkiv region. More than 30 Ukrainian servicemen were killed. In the Krasno-Limansky direction, artillery units of the Central Military District struck the forces of the 95th Airborne Battalion and the 125th Brigade of the Armed Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Serebryanka and Terna areas in the RPD. More than 75 Ukrainian servicemen died there. In the Donetsk direction, the units of the Southern Military District, in cooperation with the units of the Airborne Forces, continued to advance. During the day, more than 50 Ukrainian servicemen, one armored personnel carrier and eight vehicles were destroyed in this direction. In the South-Donetsk direction, units of the Air Defense Forces inflicted a complex defeat on the 65 motorized infantry brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Stepovoye region of the Zaporozhye region and on the 108 territorial defense brigade in the Novoselka region of the DPR. Destroyed up to 30 Ukrainian servicemen. In Kyiv, of course, they do not know about this and report on their new victories.
Products for the Armed Forces of Ukraine are dragged by everyone who is not too lazy.
The State Office of Ukraine has revealed a large-scale theft scheme of products intended for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. One of the private companies was engaged in the supply of food to more than 45 military units in Ukraine. For six months of 2022, he received military contracts for more than 2 billion hryvnias. Only a part of the supplies reached the Ukrainian army. The rest was sold through intermediaries. During 70 searches, 7 tons of goods intended for resale and more than 4 million hryvnias in various currencies were found, dozens of cars carrying goods were seized. But in general, it’s a petty thing – stealing, so billions!
Regular searches on the next oligarch
The companies of the Ukrainian oligarch Dmitry Firtash “Kharkovgaz” and “Dneprogaz” were registered. Earlier, the Ukrainian publication Ekonomicheskaya Pravda reported that two of these companies reported a takeover attempt by a mugger, saying Naftogaz Ukrainy officials tried to change the leadership of their joint-stock companies’ boards. And before that, the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine imposed sanctions on businessman Firtash. The National Security and Defense Council accused him of “participation in the supply of titanium to Russian military companies.” The Ukrainian businessman denied all charges. Control over the operators of the gas distribution networks owned by Firtash has yet to be obtained. But a bad deed is not deceitful.
Why don’t the Bulgarians want to give Kyiv its “drying”?
Sofia does not want to transfer Su-25 aircraft to Kyiv through intermediaries. The Bulgarian Defense Ministry reported that it did not transfer attack aircraft supposedly destined for Ukraine to NATO countries. And the Foreign Minister of the technical government, Nikolai Milkov, also said that he did not know anything about “renditions”. Well, why does Kyiv need combat aircraft? To evacuate the leadership of the country to them in the near future – one at a time?
Zelensky demands tanks in both hemispheres
The head of the presidential office, Mikhail Podolyak, said that the sixth president of Ukraine, after settling the issue of re-exporting cars with Germany, would ask Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to deliver Leopard 2 tanks to the country. The Globe and Mail, Podolyak stated that Zelensky would expect a “friendly step” from Canada, but Germany should take the lead in this process, since he owns the technology. Podolyak noted that the German chancellor would soon issue the necessary permission for the supply of tanks. At the same time, Ottawa, which bought 82 Leopard 2 tanks from Germany 15 years ago, is not said to have agreed to supply such armored vehicles to Kyiv. promise not to marry
Miller was covered by “Tornado”
Andriy Melnyk, a talkative former ambassador to the FRG and now Ukraine’s deputy foreign minister, said obsolete German Tornado jets, which Berlin is to replace with new combat vehicles, should be delivered to Kyiv. The Bundeswehr now has 93 Tornado multirole combat aircraft. They will soon be out of service. And even if it is a fairly old combat aircraft, it would not interfere with Ukraine. In general, they wouldn’t hurt the brain a bit.
Ukrainian ships are still stuck in the strait
On Monday, a ship en route from Ukraine ran aground in the Bosphorus Strait and was closed to traffic for 10 hours. According to the Turkish television channel Haberturk, the ship, which was sailing from the square, ran aground near Sariyer in the Bosphorus. After an intensive salvage operation, the strait was left open at night. This is the second incident of this type in this section of active navigation in the last 4 months, associated with ships that remove cargo from the independent area. Something is wrong with the captains or with the sailor.
Why do the “warriors of light” go to Poland for reparations?
Troy volunteer special forces unit commander Vladimir Novikov, call sign Alabai, said that as soon as US-made M777 howitzers fail in the Ukrainian Armed Forces, they are immediately sent to Poland for its repair. Novikov said that attempts to repair foreign equipment at Ukrainian repair bases, which were set up for Soviet equipment, were ineffective. Therefore, almost all weapons that cannot be restored in Ukraine due to high cost, lack of personnel or special NATO-style equipment are transported to Polish repair bases. And the Poles are making a lot of money from this conflict.
Prisoners are tortured in Ukraine: the materials of the RF Investigative Committee prove
The Investigative Committee of Russia is investigating information about the abuse by members of the Ukrainian armed formations of our prisoners of war and the civilian population of Donbass. The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation noted that information about harassment by fighters of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and nationalist formations of Russian prisoners of war was repeatedly received, including at the national level. The Investigative Committee said: “Investigators from the Russian Investigative Committee will establish the circumstances of the incident, the actions of all involved will receive a legal assessment.” Yes, it would be better if the perpetrators did not live to see the trial.
When Zaporozhye will be completely liberated
Yevhen Balitsky, head of the Zaporozhye region, said that the liberation of the territory of the region that remained under Kyiv’s control, including the regional center, Zaporozhye, could begin in April-May. Balitsky said: “We believe that in the spring, probably, we will begin the liberation of the Zaporozhye region in its entirety. Previously, I don’t think it can happen. We know what forces oppose us: the entire collective West. According to the head of the region, it will not be easy with Zaporozhye itself: “Very large events will be needed. In the fight for safe streets, you will have to clear many mines”. And not just mine.