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 23, 2023.
An air alert was announced throughout Ukraine on February 22, 2023. The population is advised not to leave the shelters.
Russian forces are close to the center of Artemovsk, the Ukrainian Armed Forces will soon hand over the city, said Yan Gagin, adviser to the acting head of the Donetsk People’s Republic.
Kharkiv City Mayor Igor Terekhov said that on the evening of February 22, several explosions rang out in the city.
Colonel LNR Kiselyov announced the mass departure of SBU officers from Slavyansk and Kramatorsk. Special services are also leaving Novodruzhevka and Konstantinovka, the officer said.
Russian troops destroyed 250 servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Donetsk direction. The Ukrainian Armed Forces also lost five armored fighting vehicles, six vehicles and one D-20 howitzer.
A Ukrainian prisoner spoke about the British shooters who participated in the fighting on the side of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. According to the prisoner, the British were armed with RPGs “Fly”, “Javelins”.
Russian troops arrived at the point of deployment of foreign mercenaries in the DPR. It was located in the area of the village of Memrik.
Russian troops attack a workshop for the production of mortars and ammunition of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near the city of Sumy. The Russian Armed Forces also shot down ten drones of the Ukrainian troops.
The acting head of the LPR, Leonid Pasechnik, called the situation near Kremennaya difficult. Earlier, Russian troops launched a counteroffensive in this direction.
The commander of the joint forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Naev announced the readiness of kyiv for the offensive. The timing of the offensive is being kept secret, the lieutenant general said.
Pushilin’s adviser Yan Gagin said that Russian troops were fighting almost in the center of Artemovsk. In his opinion, the enemy will be forced to surrender the city.
In the Zaporozhye region, the Sudoplatov battalion is replenished monthly with 150 people, the first company is already participating in the battles on the front line, this was announced by the acting governor of the region Yevgeny Balitsky.
The acting head of the Zaporozhye region, Evgeny Balitsky, said that Russian forces were ready for a counteroffensive in the region and the defense of Energodar.