The tactical move was the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops from Severodonetsk

The tactical move was the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops from Severodonetsk

Alexei Danilov, secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council (RNBO), said Sunday’s Russian missile strikes on Ukrainian cities were part of Moscow’s deterrence tactics that the Russians borrowed from Nazi Germans, but that they “backfired”.

The official noted in his letter that in 1940, the air forces of the German Third Reich, began a large-scale bombing of London to break the British resistance, and undermine their fighting morale, but it did just the opposite because it was so. The most anti-Nazi .. the expulsion of the British. “The Russian bombings against Kyiv and other Ukrainian cities and regions have the same consequences as a pandemic and the Luftwaffe: Ukrainians are not afraid, they are angry and want revenge, and Ukrainian missiles find their targets with great accuracy,” said the President of Ukraine. Defense Council said.

Ukraine’s Pravda added that the Russian Air Force reported that Russian forces fired 11 missiles at Ukraine on Sunday, three of which were neutralized by air defenses. At about 6:30 a.m. local time on Sunday, the Russians bombed an apartment building and a kindergarten in the center of the capital, Kyiv, killing one person and wounding six. The second wave of missile attacks affected the northern Chernihiv and Cherkasy regions in the central part of the country.

Kirillo Budanov, head of Ukraine’s military intelligence, told the Financial Times Bit, citing Ukraine’s Pravda. The intelligence chief mentioned this in an interview

The withdrawal of Ukrainian troops from Severodonetsk, Luhansk Oblast, in the eastern part of the country, was a “tactical move”,

After several weeks of fighting with Russian forces in the city. He emphasized that they wanted to avoid having to repeat the same thing that happened during the siege of Azovtoli in Mariupol. The Ukrainian soldiers besieged at the Azov Steel Plant lasted for more than eighty days, then were ordered to surrender, and they are now held by the Russians and their allies in Donetsk.

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Budanov said the order to withdraw from Severodonet was given because heavy Russian artillery had “devastated” the city. He added that due to the retreat, the Siversky ship is stationed on the eastern bank of the Donetsk River

He said that the Russian forces would find it very difficult to cross and advance, especially north, towards Lysitsansk.

Vadim Leah, the mayor of Slovakia in the Donetsk region, reported on Facebook that Russian forces launched a strike on residential areas of the city in the morning. He also said that the attack resulted in deaths and injuries, but did not give the exact number. He called on the people of Slovakia to leave the city as soon as possible.

Dmitro Lunin, the governor of Poltava province, said that the Russians launched a missile attack on the county seat, the city of Poltava, and Kremenchug in the region. He said that in the end a civilian facility was hit and there were some wounded, but he did not give a specific number.

From the daily situation report of the Ukrainian General Staff, Ukrainian Pravda indicated that Ukrainian forces repelled the attacks of the Russians in the Donetsk basin in three directions: near Marginka, in the direction of Behmut and Donetsk.

Opening photo: MTI / AP / Alexander Ratusnyak

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