As the Ukrainian army continued its overthrow offensive in the east, President Zelensky declared on the 12th that he had liberated more than 6,000 square kilometers in the east and south and indicated his intention to counterattack any further. On the other hand, the Russian side once again stresses that it is ready to continue military aggression, and the future course of the Putin administration will be the main focus.
In Ukraine, where Russia’s military aggression continues, the movement of the Ukrainian army to reverse the offensive is taking shape in the east of the country.
The Russian Ministry of Defense practically announced its withdrawal from Izyum in Kharkiv Oblast, which is an important base for the Eastern Front, taking over almost the entire area, stressing that it was a “major defeat for Russian operations”.
Under these circumstances, President Zelensky said in a new video released on the 12th: “Our soldiers have already liberated more than 6,000 square kilometers in eastern and southern Ukraine. Our troops continue to move.” J suggested to go ahead.
In response, Russian presidential office spokesman Peskov said on the 12th that “the operation will continue until all objectives are achieved”, reiterating the will to continue the military invasion.
President Putin is due to travel to Uzbekistan in Central Asia to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit meeting from the 15th of this month.With the possibility of a security conference, the focus will be on on how the Putin administration will act in the future.
On the other hand, on the 12th, a member of the local city council held an online conference on the situation in Izyum, which Ukraine allegedly took over, and revealed that at least about 1,000 citizens died due to their involvement in the fighting.
In the future, it seems that it will be urgent to clarify the real situation of the damage caused to the inhabitants by the occupation and the Russian fights.
President Zelensky stresses new reversal offensive
“From the beginning of September until today, our soldiers have already liberated more than 6,000 square kilometers in eastern and southern Ukraine. Our forces continue to move,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in a video released on Thursday and further emphasized reversal offensive.
In addition, several hundred thousand people were affected by power outages due to attacks on energy-related infrastructure by the Russian army on the 11th and 12th, and the Russian army attacked installations civilians with missiles accused of being
“It’s the desperation of those who organized this war, their reaction to their defeat in Kharkiv province. They can’t do anything to our heroes on the battlefield, so they vilely attack civilian infrastructure.” ”
Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno ‘continued to focus on Russia sanctions and support for Ukraine’
At a press conference after the cabinet meeting, Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno said, “It is difficult to give a definitive assessment or forecast of the outlook for the war situation, but the international order that the international community has built over a long period of hard work and many sacrifices. The foundation is threatened by Russia’s aggression in Ukraine, and to protect the peaceful order, it is necessary for the international community, including the seven major G7 countries, to unite and respond with resolute determination. .
“Our country stands with the Ukrainian people, who are working hard to protect their sovereignty and territory, as well as their homeland and family. We will continue to work firmly on the two pillars of strong sanctions against Russia and support to Ukraine,” he added. he said.