Ukraine confirms the recovery of Urozhane, in Donetsk

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2023-08-16 20:41:10

Updated Wednesday, August 16, 2023 – 20:41

“The city was liberated. Our defenders control its limits,” says the deputy defense minister

A Ukrainian soldier who lost his hand last year in combat, with a machine gun at the front lines in Donetsk. AP Direct latest news from the war in Ukraine

The Ukrainian authorities confirmed on Wednesday the liberation of the city of Urozhanein Donetsk, while the slow advance of his troops continues both in that region and in Zaporizhia (east and south of the country).

“The city was liberated. Our defenders control its limits,” said Deputy Defense Minister Hanna Maliar, via Telegram, to ensure that the operations of the Ukrainian soldiers they have managed to “restrict” advances of the Russian troops.

This confirmed the recovery of another occupied territoryjust as Russian military sources had advanced when acknowledging the “loss” of this town.

Maliar herself also assured yesterday that she was gaining ground in the regions of Donetsk and Zaporizhia, a city that the president of the country, Volodimir Zelensky, visited yesterday.

In southern Zaporizhia, Ukrainian units involved in the counteroffensive towards Melitopol.

Ukraine not to cede territory

kyiv is not willing to cede territories under no circumstances. Ukraine thus responded not only from the offices, but also on the battlefield to the declarations Stian Jensenchief of staff of the NATO Secretary General, about the fact that he could cede territory to Russia in exchange for its entry into the Alliance.

The Ukrainian authorities had described as “unacceptable” Jenssen’s suggestion, which was in fact overruled by a NATO spokesman.

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