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War in opposition to Ukraine: This is the scenario
After changing the commander-in-chief, Zelensky is continuous the restructuring of his military. In doing so, he skips over senior generals. The overview.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says he has appointed two new deputies for the navy commander-in-chief – and has missed some high-ranking generals. “Deputies of Commander-in-Chief Syrskyi will be Colonel Vadim Sukharevskyi – his area is autonomous systems and the development of the use of drones for our soldiers – and Colonel Andriy Lebedenko – his area is innovations and the technological component of the army and combat systems,” Zelenskyy mentioned in his every day video tackle. In doing so, he positioned two lower-ranking officers in entrance of plenty of generals as their superiors.
Zelensky justified the appointments with the necessity to promote new applied sciences within the navy. This serves to scale back the losses on the entrance, mentioned the 46-year-old. Already after the substitute of the commander-in-chief, Zelensky introduced a large-scale restructuring of the military's management. In reality, he additionally changed three deputies to the Chief of General Staff. In this case, nonetheless, he appointed three skilled brigadier generals: Volodymyr Horbatyuk, Olexij Shevchenko and Mykhailo Drapato.
Zelensky additionally talked about his personal manufacturing of weapons and ammunition. The head of state mentioned the required directions got throughout conferences. Ukraine is affected by an rising scarcity of ammunition because of the sparse circulate of Western arms help. According to Zelensky, cooperation with international companions stays necessary for Kiev. During a telephone name, Zelensky mentioned he requested French President Emmanuel Macron for digital warfare, anti-aircraft and artillery weapons.
Ukraine has been defending itself in opposition to the Russian warfare of aggression for nearly two years. There had been air alarms once more in lots of locations within the nation on Sunday evening. Ukrainian air protection reported Shahed drones flying within the path of the capital Kiev, amongst different locations. The navy administration in Kiev later gave the all-clear.
Ukraine experiences dozens of drone assaults once more
Ukraine reported dozens of Russian drone assaults once more on Sunday evening. Of the full of 45 projectiles, 40 had been blocked in numerous elements of the nation, because the Ukrainian Air Force introduced this morning. The areas affected had been Odessa, Kherson, Mykolaiv and Kiev, amongst others. In the capital, which is comparatively effectively outfitted with air protection methods because of Western assist, all drones might have been shot down in time, it was mentioned. According to the authorities, there have been no casualties or harm there. With regard to the assaults on different elements of the nation, there isn’t a data but.
Pevkur praises Germany's Ukraine coverage
Estonia's Defense Minister Hanno Pevkur has praised the German authorities's willpower in offering navy help to Ukraine. “If I compare the years 2022 and 2024, I see a clear change in German policy in favor of increasing support for Ukraine,” Pevkur instructed the dpa in Tapa. The proven fact that Germany desires to supply virtually eight billion euros in navy help this 12 months and that Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) can also be calling on different allies to do extra is a “very positive change.”
Syrskyj praises new appointments
Commander-in-Chief Olexander Syrskyj, whom Zelenskyj appointed to the publish after disputes together with his predecessor Valeriy Saluschny, in keeping with media experiences, is totally supportive of the reshuffle in these round him, at the very least publicly. “All of you are experienced officers who have tremendous knowledge and experience that will certainly accelerate our victory,” he commented on the newly appointed vice-presidents. Syrskyj had named the enlargement of drone fight as certainly one of his priorities – with Sukharevskyj, a corresponding knowledgeable within the subject is alleged to have been discovered.
Kiev: Situation on the entrance within the south and east is troublesome
According to the Ukrainian navy management, the scenario on the entrance is troublesome. A complete of 87 Russian storm makes an attempt had been repelled through the day, the General Staff in Kiev mentioned in its scenario report. There is especially heavy combating on two sections of the entrance close to the big metropolis of Donetsk, which has been managed by Russian forces since 2014.
Russian troops launched a very good two-thirds of their assaults there through the day. Specifically, this issues the entrance sections close to Avdiivka, which has been stormed by Russian troops for months, and Mariinka. According to unconfirmed experiences, the Moscow navy is alleged to be making progress close to the city of Novomychaikivka, south of Maryinka.
Germany and different international locations in opposition to Russian disinformation
According to French Foreign Minister Stéphane Séjourné, Germany, France and Poland need to work collectively to fight Russian disinformation. The politician introduced this in a joint interview with the “Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung”, the Polish newspaper “Gazeta Wyborcza” and the “Ouest-France”. “Our three countries have fallen victim to the same destabilization strategy. We will announce new cooperation against Russian disinformation,” mentioned Séjourné.
The politician named troll factories and faux information websites as forms of assaults. “We will transparently disclose the tools of this disinformation. We will reveal attacks that have been committed. And we will do so with evidence.” There is constant proof that there are additionally so-called sleeper operations – devices that would turn into lively at any time, particularly throughout an election.
What is necessary immediately
Today has been declared a day of mourning within the Kharkiv area. This was preceded by devastating drone assaults on Saturday evening wherein seven individuals had been killed. Three babies had been among the many victims. At the identical time, Ukraine is defending itself with all its would possibly in opposition to Russian assaults. The Russian armed forces try to occupy extra cities, particularly within the east and south.