War in Ukraine: 412 bodies dug in Bucha, Ukrainian counterattacks delay Russian troops in Donbass

Pressure from Russian forces in the Donbass region of eastern Ukraine is being resisted by many Ukrainian counterattacks that are slowing progress on the ground, Ukrainian and British authorities said today.

Russia will continue to fight for full control of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions and work to secure a “land route between these regions and occupied Crimea,” including the elimination of the last pockets of resistance in the besieged port city of Mariupol, the general staff said. Ukraine.

Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces have repelled eight Russian invasions in the two areas, destroying nine tanks, 18 armored units and 13 vehicles, an oil tanker and three artillery systems, according to a Ukrainian military summit that went through Facebook. one more message: “Russia’s occupying forces are regrouping. Russia’s enemy continues to launch missile and bomb attacks on military and civilian infrastructure..

Luhansk governor Serhi Haidai said two people had died in the bombing of Popasna in Russia.

He added that a convoy to evacuate residents of Donetsk and Luhansk regions was scheduled to leave the city of Pokrovsk today on its way to the western city of Chop, near the Ukrainian border with Slovakia and Hungary.

“In addition to the street fighting continuing in the city for several weeks, the Russian military is constantly firing on multi-storey residential buildings and private homes,” Haidai wrote on Instagram social network.

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