The situation becomes dire in Solidar. In the ruined mining city of Donetsk, more than 500 civilians remain, including 15 children, and it is impossible to evacuate them due to the ongoing fighting. The bloody Russian action in Solidar is led by Evgheny Prigozhin, the Russian oligarch and founder of the mercenary militia group Wagner Group, which plays a crucial role in the conquest of Ukraine. Prigozhin, a sworn enemy of Putin’s generals, is said to be fighting at Bakhmut in the Donbass, because he is interested in taking over the local salt and gypsum mines.
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Among the ex-convicts deployed to the front in his battalion, there are also people convicted of murder.
A victory for Solidar and Bakhmut, after months of Russian trouble on the front lines, would help Prigozhin, who has criticized General Gerasimov, the new commander of operations in Ukraine, to add weight to what has emerged as a rivalry with the Russian military. Leadership. A strategy, Prigozhin’s strategy, is shared by the Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov who in recent weeks has accused, among others, General Alexander Lapin of not providing the necessary communications and ammunition supplies to the pro-Russian forces and thus favoring the defeat of the pro-Russian forces. Lyman.
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Meanwhile, a spokesman for the US National Security Council, John Kirby, announced at a press briefing at the White House that the United States shares its “concerns about the health conditions of Alexei Navalny” and will continue to “ask the Russian authorities for clarification.”
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The Duma wants to confiscate the property of Russians opposed to the war
One of the closest allies of Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed to the Russian president to confiscate the property and assets of Russians who discredit the country’s armed forces and oppose the war in Ukraine. Vyacheslav Volodin, the speaker of Russia’s State Duma, is convinced that current measures, such as fines for those who speak out against what Moscow calls a “special military operation” in Ukraine, are not severe enough.
Zielinski: We will do whatever it takes to defend Solidar
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky promised to provide “everything necessary” to the soldiers resisting Russian attacks on Solidar and Bakhmut, two eastern cities that Russia is trying to occupy at any cost to change the course of the war. “I want to assure that the units defending these cities will be provided with ammunition and all necessary supplies quickly and without interruption,” Zelensky said on Facebook yesterday after a meeting with his staff. The UN Security Council meets today at 20:00 to discuss the situation in Ukraine. Deputy Defense Minister Jana Malyar said that the situation in Solidar had been “difficult” for the Ukrainian military in recent days, and “the fiercest and fiercest fighting continues today”.
Biden receives Dutch Prime Minister Rutte at the White House on Tuesday
Joe Biden will welcome Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte to the White House on Tuesday, January 17. The White House said it stressed that the leaders of the two “NATO allies want to reaffirm their commitment to advancing security and economic prosperity across the Atlantic” as well as “unwavering support for Ukraine in the face of brutal aggression by Russia.”
Zelensky: He raised 10 billion hryvnia with the United24 platform
They will be used to restore housing after the Russian raids
The United24 fundraising platform, set up by the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, has raised over 10 billion Ukrainian hryvnias. This was announced by the Ukrainian president in his video address to the nation in the evening, Ukrinform reports. According to Zelensky, the money will be used to restore Ukrainian housing in areas hit by Russian raids. «To date, about half a billion hryvnias have already been collected through United24 from people from more than a hundred countries for rehousing. This is tangible assistance to both communities and the state. In total, more than 10 billion hryvnias have already been collected thanks to the state fundraising platform, ”said the president.
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