Ukraine, the Russian offensive in the Donbass continues

Kiev: “32,500 Russian soldiers killed, 1,434 tanks destroyed”. USA: they will allocate 1.5 billion dollars a month for 4-5 months

Russia’s offensive continues in the eastern Donbass area. This was stated in the morning report of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, according to which the attacker fired artillery at the positions of the defense forces in the border areas of the Sumy and Chernihiv regions.

In the direction of Kharkiv, the Russian army is focusing its main efforts on conducting defense positions and preventing the further advance of the Defense Forces units towards the state border. The Russians launched air strikes in the settlements of Rubizhne, Ruska Lozova, Bayrak and Dementievka.

To the east, the main efforts of the Russian army focus on trying to establish full control over the Bogorodichne settlement and create the conditions for the development of the offensive on Slavyansk. The Russians use artillery near Dibrivny, Karnaukhivka, Nova Dmytrivka and Vernopil. In the direction of Lyman, Russian troops are organizing to launch an offensive in the Lyman-Raigorodok and Yampil-Siversk directions. “

In the direction of Severodonetsk, the Russian army strengthened its units by moving up to two battalion tactical groups in the Kreminna-Rubizhny area. With the support of artillery, he stormed the city of Severodonetsk and tried to gain a foothold in the central part of the city. In the direction of Bakhmut, the Russian army fired artillery at the positions of the armed forces near Novolugansk and Bakhmut.

At least five people were reportedly killed after a bombing raid in the breakaway Donetsk region of Ukraine. This was reported by the Russian news agency ‘Tass’ which claims that “in the bombing by Ukrainian forces” 33 people were also injured.

Kiev: 32,500 Russian soldiers killed, 1,434 tanks destroyed

The losses among the Russian ranks since the day of the attack by Moscow on Ukraine on 24 February last would amount to 32,500. This was announced by the daily bulletin of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, just released on Facebook, which reports figures that cannot be verified independently.

According to the report of the Ukrainian military, to date the Russian losses would be about 32,500 men, 1434 tanks, 3503 armored vehicles, 721 artillery systems, 229 multiple rocket launchers, 97 anti-aircraft defense systems. According to the bulletin, which specifies that the data are being updated due to the intense fighting, the Russian forces have also lost 213 planes, 179 helicopters, 2473 cars, 13 naval units and 588 drones.

USA: will allocate $ 1.5 billion a month for 4-5 months

The United States intends to allocate approximately $ 1.5 billion a month to Ukraine to support the government. This was stated by Dereck Hogan, First Deputy Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs.

“We have already allocated $ 1 billion for these purposes through various mechanisms, we intend to allocate another $ 1.5 billion a month for 4-5 months,” he said in a seminar at the Woodrow Wilson Research Center in Washington, adding that the support directed at the Ukrainian government is “one of the priorities” of the administration of President Joe Biden and the United States should take into account the “medium and long-term prospects” and guarantee the work of the Ukrainian government.