The KP.RU website publishes online the latest news about the Russian military special operation in Ukraine
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Since February 24, the Russian Armed Forces have been conducting a special military operation in Ukraine to protect Donbass, as well as denazify and demilitarize the country. The KP.RU website publishes online the latest news about the Russian military special operation in Ukraine on February 21, 2023.
Ukrainian troops are moving reinforcements, as well as building fortifications and mining approaches to their positions located near Chasov Yar, near Artemivsk. This was announced on Monday, February 20, by retired Lieutenant Colonel of the Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR) Andrei Marochko.
Since December 2021, NATO countries have transferred more than 3,500 weapons to Ukraine. As explained in the Foreign Intelligence Service of the Russian Federation, Russian troops have already destroyed most of this equipment.
Retired Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) Lieutenant Colonel Andrei Marochko said that not only Ukrainian militants were found in the area of the Kremennaya settlement, but foreign mercenaries deployed there by Kiev were also identified.
Chechen chief Ramzan Kadyrov said Russian troops had seized control of railway access to Seversk. Kadyrov reported heavy fighting on strategic high ground that had been going on “for quite some time”.
An air alert was announced throughout the territory of Ukraine on Monday, February 20. This coincided with the arrival of US President Joe Biden in kyiv for an official meeting with Volodymyr Zelensky.
Russian troops liberated the town of Paraskovievka in the DPR. Over the past day, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have lost more than 115 servicemen and 11 equipment in the Donetsk direction.
Russian aviation shot down a Ukrainian Su-27 fighter in an air battle in the Kharkiv region. A Ukrainian plane was shot down near the city of Izyum.
The situation in Energodar is steadily tense, the sabotage and reconnaissance groups of the Armed Forces of Ukraine are conducting provocations on the contact line, said the commander of the special forces group in the city of Stepan Lopatin with the call sign “Evil “.
The Pentagon announced a new $460 million military aid package for Ukraine. It will include ammunition for HIMARS, Javelin systems, night vision devices, and medical supplies.