Russian Forces Attacking Entire Eastern Front Line

Russian Forces Attacking Entire Eastern Front Line, Ukraine Says

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Russian Forces Attacking Entire Eastern Front Line, Ukraine Says


KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, has resigned. On Tuesday, Russia launched an attack on cities and towns along with hundreds of milelong boomerang-shaped front and poured more troops into Ukraine in a potentially decisive struggle for control of the country’s eastern industrial heartland of coal mines and manufacturing.

If successful, the Russian operation in the Donbas would effectively split Ukraine in half, handing President Vladimir Putin a much-needed triumph after Moscow’s forces failed to storm the capital, Kyiv, and suffered higher than expected fatalities over two months into the conflict. Kharkiv and Kramatorsk, both in Ukraine’s east, were attacked and killed.

Russian Forces Attacking Entire Eastern Front Line, Ukraine Says

Russia also claimed to have launched missile strikes near Zaporizhzhia and Dnipro, west of the Donbas. Multiple explosions were heard in the southern city of Mykolaiv early Wednesday, according to the regional governor.

In the nearby village of Bashtanka, a hospital was reported shelled earlier. Moscow’s forces targeted multiple Ukrainian military locations, including troop concentrations and missile warhead storage depots, in or around various cities or villages, according to Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov. Those assertions were unable to be independently verified.

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The Russian assault began Monday along a front reaching more than 300 miles (480 kilometers) from northeastern Ukraine to the country’s southeast, in what both sides termed a new chapter of the war.

Russian forces attempted to “break through our defenses along practically the whole front line,” according to Ukraine’s military. The Russian military, according to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy,

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Russian Forces Attacking Entire Eastern Front Line

is throwing everything it has into the struggle, with the majority of its combat-ready forces now focused in Ukraine and just across the border in Russia. In his nightly video address to the nation, he declared, “They have driven practically everyone and everything capable of fighting us against Ukraine.

“Despite Russian assertions that they are solely targeting military targets, they continue to kill civilians in residential areas. “IN this fight, the Russian army will go down in history as the cruelest and terrible army in the world,”

Zelenskyy stated. Following the failed Russian attempt to take Kyiv a few weeks ago, the Kremlin stated that its main goal was to take control of the predominantly Russian-speaking Donbas, where Moscow-backed rebels have been fighting Ukrainian forces for the past eight years.

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A Russian triumph in the Donbas would strip Ukraine of its industrial assets, including mines, metal mills, and heavy equipment industries.

Over the previous 24 hours, the Russians put two more fighting units, known as battalion tactical groups, in Ukraine, according to a senior US defense official speaking on the condition of anonymity to discuss the Pentagon’s assessments of the battle.

According to the official, this boosted the overall number of units in the country to 78, all of which are in the south and east, up from 65 the previous weeks.

Based on the Pentagon’s estimate of an average unit strength of 700 to 800 soldiers at the start of the conflict, this would amount to around 55,000 to 62,000 men. However, evaluating Russia’s combat capability is difficult at this time.

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