The Russian army has launched a major offensive in the Donbass and is approaching the last nest of resistance in Mariupol
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  • Russia launched a major offensive in eastern Ukraine on Monday, said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. A “new phase of the war” started yesterday when “Occupiers tried to break through our defenses on almost the entire front line in Donetsk, Luhansk and Kharkiv regions”confirmed the General Staff of the Ukrainian Army.
  • Russia says it has conducted dozens of strikes in eastern Ukraine overnight and sent missiles into eastern Ukraine. At the same time, Moscow is calling “All Soldiers” Ukrainians too “Lay Down Your Arms Now” and stop theirs “pointless resistance”.
  • No humanitarian corridor could be set up on Tuesday for the evacuation of civilians from combat zones in Ukraine, including Mariupol, announced the Ukrainian authorities for the third day in a row.
  • Pro-Russian separatists, backed by the Russian army, launched an attack on the Azovstal Metallurgical Plant, the last pocket of resistance in the city of Mariupol, reports the Russian news agency RIA, citing separatist spokesman Edouard Bassourine. The city council said Tuesday morning that the Azovstal hut complex was bombed and gave assurances“At least a thousand civilians, mostly women, children and the elderly[ai]ent in the underground bunkers » Ex works.
  • The governor of the Luhansk region urges the residents of the region to leave the region. In a message published on Telegram, Serhi Haïdaï, the governor of the Luhansk region, urges residents of the region to leave the region: “There is no more time to lose, the decision must be made quickly.

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