The russian forces they lost during the day this Wednesday along the front 810 soldiers and 29 tanksaccording to the report issued this Thursday by the Ukrainian General Staffwhich also reported the destruction of thirty Russian artillery systems.
The town of Avdivkain the province of Donetskis the main objective of the Russian troops, who are trying to surround and take control of this strategic enclave located about 20 kilometers north of the regional capital, also in the hands of the pro-russian separatists.
The fighting also spreads to other points of the front, such as Kupiansk and Liman (northeast) and Marinka and Bakhmut (east), where Ukrainian forces repel dozens of daily offensives and maintain their positions, according to the military report.
The conflict in the east Ukraine It intensified at the beginning of the year, when Russia mobilized thousands of soldiers and heavy weapons along the border with Ukraine, increasing tension in the area.
Khmelnytskyy nuclear power plant
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Energy of Ukraine denounced that Russian troops bombed the surroundings of the Khmelnytskyy nuclear power plantin the homonymous region, located in the west of the country.
“At night, the enemy attacked the vicinity of the Khmelnitsky nuclear power plant,” the Ukrainian authorities denounced. As a consequence, several of the adjacent buildings and offices suffered significant damage, as did the power lines, which fell in the cities of Slavuta and Netishin.
“About 1,860 consumers in the cities of Slavuta and Netishin in the Khmelnitsky region were isolated,” indicated the ministry, which also reported that the inhabitants of several regions, including Kherson, Zaporizhzhia, Donetsk, or Chernigov, continue without electricity due to attacks. similar in recent days.
For his part, the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelenskynoted that these attacks are a “reminder” for the international community of how necessary it is to continue strengthening the ukrainian air defense and the dangers of Russia.
“Many of the components of the drones used by Russian terrorists and the missiles come from other countries, from various companies, particularly Western ones,” warned Zelensky, for whom “the effectiveness of sanctions” on Russia means “literally” protecting oneself. against terrorism.
“It is necessary to expand and strengthen sanctions against Russia. “Every Russian attack, and especially those directed at nuclear plants and other critical targets, are arguments that putting pressure on the terrorist state is not enough,” he expressed.
Evacuation of children in Kharkiv
Ukrainian authorities will evacuate children from the district of Kupianskon the front of the northeastern province of Kharkovwhere Russian forces carry out intense attacks daily to retake territory they already conquered at the beginning of the war.
“We prepare an order on the forced evacuation of families with children from ten localities“said the head of the Military Administration of this province bordering Russia in an intervention on public television. Oleg Siniegubov.
The towns are located in the district of Kupiansk, where Russia launches attacks daily and intense fighting occurs. According to the data available to the Ukrainian authorities, in the localities that will be evacuated there live 275 children.
All evacuated children must be accompanied by one of their parents or another authorized family member or guardian, explained the head of the Military Administration of the province, who is also considering evacuating other areas of the front under his responsibility.
(With information from EFE and Europa Press)