Moscow: “Ukraine with former borders no longer exists”

Moscow: “Ukraine with former borders no longer exists”

The head of the negotiating team with Russia on the war, David Arahamiyasaid Ukraine could be resumed”end of August“Talks with the Russians were effectively suspended after the March 29 talks in Istanbul, after a series of counter-offensives in some places.” of conversations -. We don’t want to share our plans with the Russians, but I think we’ll launch a counteroffensive in some places.

“The Ukraine we knew no longer exists within these borders. And there will be no more. That’s obvious. These borders no longer exist,” said the spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova in an interview with Sky News Arabia, quoted by the Ria Novosti agency.

The oil refinery was hit by Russian missiles in the night Kremenchuk, southeast of Kyiv, at the moment it is not known if there are casualties; This was announced by the head of the Poltava Regional Military Administration Dmytro Lunin, Ukrinform reported. “Kremenchuk is under attack again. 6 to 8 Russian missiles hit the refinery and other infrastructure,” Lunin said, urging the population to stay in shelters.

During the night, the Odessa region was also attacked by the Russian army with cruise missiles, and the missiles were shot down by the Ukrainian anti-aircraft defenses, the Southern Task Force in Kyiv, quoted by UNIAN, reported. “Two Onyx missiles launched from the coastal complex on the territory of occupied Crimea were destroyed in the air by the air defense unit,” the command’s note reads.

The Russian army attacks Ukrainian troop positions and civilian infrastructure near Lysyhansk, Metiolkino, Ustynivka and Voronove in Lugansk with artillery and rocket fire. In Severodonetsk, military units from Moscow tried to conduct offensive operations outside the city but were repulsed, according to the latest report of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, quoted by Ukrinform. Airstrikes were launched in the Syrotyne and Borivske oblasts of the Lugansk region. “Airstrikes were launched in the Syrotyne and Borivske areas. Our defenders successfully repelled the attack near Syrotyne and Metiolkine. The occupier retreated to its former positions. As well as near Hirske,” said the head of the regional military administration Sergiy Gaidai wrote on Telegram.