Enemy controls no key regional centers – Venislavsky

Enemy controls no key regional centers – Venislavsky

The enemy does not currently control any of the key regional centers in Ukraine.

"The enemy does not control any cities that are key regional centers. We completely repel the enemy on all fronts. At night there were air raids, bombing attempts. Our air defense systems repelled all means of destruction that were flying towards Kharkiv, Kyiv, Chernihiv, over Cherkasy. Mariupol was shelled. There were some attempts to aggravate the situation around Kherson, Mykolayiv, but our Armed Forces hold the line courageously," Fedir Venislavsky, Member of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on National Security, Defense and Intelligence (Servant of the People faction) said on the air of Ukraine 24 TV channel, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

He noted that starting positions for negotiations with Russia, the arguments that the Ukrainian side has at its disposal are very important and make us stronger. According to him, Ukraine sets to destroy the enemy by all means if the negotiations yield negative results.

As reported, following a conversation between President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko, it was agreed that the Ukrainian delegation would meet with Russia without any preconditions on Ukraine-Belarus border near the Prypyat River.

According to the press service of the Office of the President of Ukraine, Lukashenko took responsibility for the fact that "for the time of travel, negotiations and return of the Ukrainian delegation, all aircraft, helicopters and missiles stationed on Belarusian territory will remain on the ground."

Earlier, former minister of defense of Ukraine, head of the Center for Defense Strategies Andriy Zahorodniuk said that the self-proclaimed government of Belarus was most likely to decide on the participation of its armed forces in the war with Ukraine in the near future.

Putin declared war on Ukraine on February 24 and launched a large-scale invasion. Russian troops have been shelling and destroying key infrastructure. Missiles hit residential buildings.

Martial law was imposed in Ukraine and general mobilization was announced.

According to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the losses of the Russian army currently total about 4,500 people.

Ukraine officially filed a lawsuit against the Russian Federation at the UN International Court of Justice in The Hague.


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