Ukraine. Highlights of the Last Hours – November 9, 2022
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has been going on for 259 days. Donetsk Oblast remains the epicenter of military operations. Ukrainian troops repel dozens of attacks there every day, said Deputy Defense Minister Hanna Malar. Here are the highlights of the last hours.
> President Volodymyr Zelensky Russian troops had stepped up attacks in the east, he said Ukraine and they are trying to occupy the entire Donetsk region. “We will not give up a centimeter of land there” – he assured in the video recording.
> The Donetsk direction and the Donetsk region remain the epicenter of military operations with the greatest intensity of fighting. Ukrainian troops repel dozens of attacks there every day, reports Deputy Defense Minister Hanna Malar.
> Russian soldiers in the Kherson region mounted one of their tanks stolen manhole coversto strengthen his armor. “In trying to survive, the enemy resorts to various, sometimes ridiculous tricks,” comments the Ukrainian airborne command.
> CNN reporter Nic Robertson was with the work Ukrainian military groupwhich is looking for the remains of fallen soldiers in the areas recaptured by the Russians. In an interview with TVN24, BiS said that “he was very impressed with the knowledge of the search team”.
> The Russians are continuing to plunder the occupied territories of Kherson Oblast and are destroying civil infrastructure, informed the general staff of the armed forces of Ukraine. The enemy’s troops are dismantling and taking out even cell phone towers.
> Reports of the mess announced by are multiplying Vladimir Putin the so-called partial mobilization. Local media reports more and more bizarre cases calls to the armyreceived, for example, by people missing in the war.
> Great Britain is shipping heated tents and extremely cold sleeping kits to Ukraine to help the country’s armed forces survive the cold winter, the British government said.
> American actor Sean Penn has visited Ukraine for the third time since the beginning of the Russian invasion. During a meeting with President Volodymyr Zelensky he gave him his Oscar statuette “as a symbol of faith in victory”.
Main photo source: HANNIBAL HANSCHKE / PAP / EPA
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