Russia-Ukraine War at a Glance: What We Know on the 307th Day of the Invasion | Ukraine
Moscow has accused Ukraine of a deadly attack on an airbase that killed three russian military Monday. The Russian Ministry of Defense claimed a Ukrainian drone was shot down as it approached the Engels base, located about 300 miles from the Ukrainian border, but falling debris killed three service personnel. The Ukrainian government did not comment on the reported attacks.
Ukraine’s military said dozens of cities in the Luhansk, Donetsk, Kharkiv, Kherson and Zaporizhzia regions were shelled by Russian forces. In the Kherson region, Russia shelled populated areas along the right bank of the Dnieper river, Ukraine’s military said. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said the front line in Bakhmut, Kreminna and other areas in Donbas “now requires maximum strength and concentration” in his speech on Monday night. direction.
Zelenskiy said power shortages persist, with nearly nine million people without power. “The shortage persists. The blackouts continue,” she said in her Monday night video address. “But the number and duration of blackouts are gradually decreasing.”
Ukraine must comply with Moscow’s proposals for a deal for its own good or the Russian military will decide, Russia’s foreign minister has said. “Our proposals for the demilitarization and denazification of the territories controlled by the regime, the elimination of threats to the security of Russia emanating from there, including our new lands, are well known to the enemy,” the state news agency said. Tass quoting Sergei Lavrov at the last minute. Monday. “The point is simple: stick to them for your own good. Otherwise, the matter will be decided by the Russian army.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin received the leaders of other former Soviet states in Saint Petersburg on Monday.. In televised remarks, Putin said that threats to the security and stability of the Eurasian region were increasing. “Unfortunately, the challenges and threats in this area, especially from abroad, only increase every year,” he said. “We also have to acknowledge, unfortunately, that disagreements also arise between the member states of the commonwealth.”
Ukraine’s foreign minister said that Kyiv aims to have a peace summit at the end of february. Dmytro Kuleba suggested that UN Secretary General António Guterres could be the possible mediator for peace talks with Russia, although Russia could only be invited if the country first faces a war crimes tribunal. “The United Nations may be the best setting to hold this summit, because it is not about doing a particular country a favor. It’s really about bringing everyone on board,” he said.
Zelenskiy also said that he sought India’s help in implementing a “peace formula.” in a phone call with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday. “Had a phone call with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and wished him a successful G20 presidency,” Zelenskiy wrote on Twitter. “It was on this platform that I announced the peace formula and now I am counting on India’s participation in its implementation.” The Indian government said in a statement late Monday that Modi “strongly reiterated” his call for an immediate cessation of hostilities in Ukraine and conveyed India’s support for any peace effort.
Russia’s FSB security service said a Ukrainian four people The “sabotage group” was “liquidated” while trying to enter the Bryansk region on Sunday, Russian state media reported. The suspected saboteurs were armed with foreign-made firearms and four improvised explosive devices, the FSB said. There was no immediate comment on the incident from Ukraine.
Ukraine has called for Russia to be removed as a permanent member of the security council. The Foreign Ministry said Russia had illegally occupied “the headquarters of the USSR on the UN security council since the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, and that his three-decade presence at the UN has been “marked by wars and seizures of territories of other countries”.
A video has emerged purporting to show members of the Russian private mercenary company, Wagner Group, calling the chief of the general staff of the Russian armed forces a “piece of shit”. Bellingcat’s Christo Grozev reports that Yevgeny Prigozhin, the Russian businessman and founder of the Wagner Group, said he “has nothing to say about this video”What Grozev writes means that Putin’s ally is essentially backing the attack on Gerasimov.