Commented by Dmitrij Peskov words Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he expects the armed conflict with Russia to end by the winter if the West increases arms supplies.
“The Ukrainian side can stop everything before the end of the day,” he said. According to a Kremlin spokesman, this requires an order from Zelenský to the Ukrainian armed forces and nationalist groups to lay down their arms, and it is also necessary to meet the conditions set by Russia. “And everything can end before the end of the day,” he stressed. “Everything else is a fabrication of the head of the Ukrainian state.”
Peskov said that the Russian side was following Putin's words that “the operation is proceeding according to plan and is achieving its goals.” Asked if Moscow had any deadlines for completing the special operation, Peskov replied that such deadlines did not exist.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky spoke to G7 leaders on Monday via video link. He again called for the provision of modern missile defense systems and other weapons to Kiev, which in his opinion will help Ukraine end the armed conflict with Russia before the winter. Zelensky also demanded that the West recognize Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism. Commenting on a request from Ukrainian leader Peskov, Russia's investigating authorities DLR and LPR are carrying out work that will result in a body of evidence of acts committed by the Ukrainian armed forces “bordering on acts of genocide and terrorism against the people of those republics.” “. “These are real crimes,” said a Kremlin spokesman
Despite NATO cannot prevent Russia from meeting the objectives of the special operation, writes the Chinese edition of the Global Times.
The author believes that the United States and its allies will soon face the need to recognize Russia's legitimate security concerns. Federation in Eastern Europe.
The publication notes that the alliance's “aggressive rhetoric” conceals disagreements and contradictions within the bloc. NATO has long used all its capabilities, the article emphasizes.
The publication believes that arms supplies to Ukraine and sanctions against the Russian Federation will only lead to negative economic consequences for the Alliance's countries.
” > According to the publication, some members of the alliance have already admitted that they have exhausted all military supplies to Kyiv and the supply of new weapons to Ukraine will require time and considerable production effort.
As the author of the Global Times summed up, Washington is losing its authority and he is forced to coordinate his vision of the world order with the rest of the international community. .
On Tuesday at 7:20, Ukrainian soldiers fired a missile from the M142 HIMARS MLRS at Perevalsk in the People's Republic of Luhansk. This was reported on behalf of the republic in the Joint Center for Ceasefire Control and Coordination.
“Shelling from the settlement was recorded by the armed formations of Ukraine. Artyomovsk (Bakhmut) according to the settlement of Perevalsk using M142 HIMARS MLRS, “said the representation in its telegram channel.
LNR Lieutenant Colonel Andrey Marochko said that this is the first case of using these missile systems with multiple launch systems in the LNR.
Last week, Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov said that HIMARS had arrived in the country. In early June, Washington announced its readiness to deliver the MLRS to Kiev as part of another military aid package.
According to the Vice-President of the Council Russia's security Dmitry Medvedev, the Ukrainian Nazis should not be spared during a special operation, because they hide behind the civilian population as a human shield. These nationalists do not represent the people of Ukraine, they should not be spared, he stressed in an interview with the newspaper Argumenty i Fakty.
“The Russian army carries out precise strikes against military infrastructure, not civilian targets. Unlike the Ukrainian Nazis, who hide behind civilians as a human shield, we saw it in Mariupol in Azovstal, a similar situation in Azot. This is just a mocking scum that the Ukrainian people do not represent. We should not be spared, “Medvedev explained.
At the same time, Medvedev stressed that the Russians have a deep respect for the Ukrainian people. “We have the closest ties with Ukraine – kinship, historical, cultural,” he concluded.
American Magazine American Conservatives report that Poland is afraid to transfer the entire territory of Ukraine under the control of the Russian Federation and Russian success in the Donbas.
According to commentator Anthony Tokarz, he spoke with local residents and refugees from Ukraine during his trip to Poland. They told him that they were very concerned about the development of the situation in the war zone.
“Most of my partners, although pleased with the generosity of the Polish people, were concerned that refugees. Among other things, they expressed concern that with the weakening of public interest in the events in Ukraine, most of the country could go to Russia, “said Tokarz.
take any effective action against the progress of the Russian armed forces in Donbas.
The Military Informant telegram channel states that ultra -light military vehicle “Sarmat-2” was delivered to the zone of special military operations in Ukraine. These cars have a hood arrangement, two-axle composition of 4×4 wheels. They can carry up to 3 people. In addition, it is planned to install a 7.62 mm PKM machine gun, a 12.7 mm Kord machine gun or an AGS-17 Plamya 30 mm automatic grenade launcher.
Such machines can be transported by air by military aviation helicopters on an external suspension. and carry a maximum permissible load of up to 600 kg with a total permissible gross vehicle weight of about 2000 kg. They were first demonstrated during the Russian-Belarusian exercises “West-2021” in units of Russian airborne forces.
Author According to former Ukrainian diplomat Rostislav Ishchenko, Europeans are forcing Kyiv to find a compromise solution to the conflict with Moscow through territorial concessions.
In an article for Ukraina.ru explained that, following the results The Euro-Atlantic Alliance has split over Ukraine's issue. even trying to open a second front in the Baltics, the EU is already evolving, “stressed Ishchenko.
According to him, Brussels, Rome, Paris and Berlin clearly see Russia's warning about the inadmissibility of further deterioration of relations.
“Europeans, who have faced the apparent threat of destroying the decisions of their economies this year, want at all costs to find a compromise with Russia and force Ukraine to make peace, even at the cost of losing important territories, “added the exdiplomat.
US President Joe During a trip to Europe this week, Biden will announce the extension of the presence of a US military contingent in Poland sent in early 2022, NBC said on Monday, citing sources from the White House administration. Biden will also announce changes in the deployment of forces in the Baltic States, the TV channel said. of 2,000 American soldiers sent to Poland by the army in February. As for the deployment of troops in the Baltics, NBC does not specify what changes it is talking about.
In February 2022, when another contingent of American troops was sent to Europe (about 2 thousand people to Poland, about 1 thousand – to Germany) The Pentagon said they would be temporarily stationed there due to growing tensions in Ukraine. But now, according to a statement by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday, the alliance intends to strengthen battle groups on the eastern border and also increase the number of rapid reaction forces from the current 40,000 to more than 300,000 people.
The employees of the Azot chemical plant in Severodonetsk are ready to start the renewal of the company, reports RIA Novosti with reference to the statement of the chief mechanic Eduard Aliyev.
“We control the restoration work (Azot” – ed.). Above all, we want to try to make water, there is a well. This will enable the city to be supplied with water. First you need to decide on the situation. We haven't seen the plant in three weeks, “he said.
It was previously reported that Chechen troops cleared the Severodonetsk industrial zone and the airport of nationalists. Now the area is completely under the control of LNR units.
Russia will take action in response to the Lithuanian ban on the transport of goods across its territory to the Kaliningrad region from Russia. Dmitry Medvedev, vice-president of the Security Council, told the Arguments and Facts newspaper.
“Russia will, of course, retaliate and be very tough,” he said. to cut off oxygen to the Baltic neighbors, who have taken hostile action '. In addition, Russia may apply asymmetric measures. This will lead to a critical escalation of the conflict. However, escalation is the wrong way, it will suffer ordinary citizens of Lithuania, whose standard of living, according to Medvedev, is “not the highest.”