Last minute of the war in Ukraine, live | The United Kingdom predicts that Sloviansk will be the next epicenter of the fighting for control of Donbas.
Sloviansk is a city of provincial importance in Donetsk Oblast, eastern part of Ukraine.
The UK Ministry of Defence predicts in its latest intelligence report, issued on Wednesday, that the city of Slovyansk will be the next epicentre of fighting for control of the Donbas region in eastern Ukraine, after Kremlin forces took Over Lisichansk (some 100,000 inhabitants before the war) last weekend.
the last of importance that Kiev controlled in the area.
At least five people have been killed and 21 injured in the latest Russian attacks in Donetsk, where Slovyansk is located, Pavlo Kirilenko, head of the regional military administration, said on his Telegram channel.
The president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, has announced that after the summer a high-level conference will be held for the reconstruction of Ukraine, after a first meeting held earlier this week in the Swiss town of Lugano in which Kiev has presented an ambitious plan of 720,000 million for the rehabilitation of the country.
With no clear horizon for an end to the offensive, Russia’s State Duma, the lower house of parliament, on Tuesday approved in first reading a bill that will make it easier to emulate a war economy without declaring it.
The reform would force companies and workers to make new sacrifices to meet the needs demanded by the armed forces “during the fight against terrorism and other operations outside the territory of Russia,” as he calls the invasion of Ukraine.