It all started with domestic political rivalries. Two regions of eastern Ukraine controlled by pro-Russian separatists, Donetsk and Luhanks, declared themselves independent. They also partied when Moscow recognized the independence.
Donetsk and Luhanks became countries with the names of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and the Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR). The recognition of independence immediately sparked a feud between Ukraine and Russia. Inter-regional tensions are getting unstoppable.
The climax occurred on Thursday. President Vladimir Putin on Thursday (24/2/2022) ordered the Russian military to carry out a special operation in the Donbass region, eastern Ukraine. “The circumstances oblige us to take decisive and immediate action,” Putin said, as reported by Russia Today.
War broke out. The Ukrainian land became a battlefield for troops and weapons. On Monday (28/2/2022), the Russian invasion entered its fifth day. The Kiev military confirmed that the military base in Vasylkiv came under fire from Moscow troops’ artillery. In a Facebook post, quoted by Reuters.
the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said members of the defense force at the Vasylkiv military air base southwest of Kiev resisted an artillery barrage and other attacks from Moscow troops.
An emergency special session will be held on Monday, as Western allies step up their diplomatic campaign to isolate Moscow. The vote by the 15-member council is procedural so Russia cannot exercise its veto power. Since the launch of the operation, (the Russian military) has destroyed 254 tanks and other armored fighting vehicles, 31 ground planes, 46 multiple launch rocket systems, 103 artillery and mortar units, 164 special military vehicles,” Konashenkov said, reported by RT. com. The official did not elaborate on the casualties of the Russian troops, stating only that they were “several times less than the number of eliminated (Ukrainian) nationalists,” as well as the casualties suffered by Ukraine’s regular military forces. A small number of Russian soldier. Konashenkov acknowledged and condemned the treatment they received at the hands of opposing forces.
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