Ukraine denounces Russia’s “forced mobilization” in Donetsk and Luhansk for its “irreparable losses”

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The Armed Forces of Ukraine said Tuesday that Russian forces are carrying out “forced mobilization measures” in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions because of the “irreparable losses” suffered as part of the fighting unleashed on February 24, when Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the invasion of the country.

“In connection with the huge and irreparable losses, there are measures of forced mobilization in the temporarily occupied territories in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions,” the General Staff of the Ukrainian Army has said on its account on the social network Facebook. This area includes the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk republics.

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He has also denounced attacks by Russian troops on localities in the vicinity of Chernobyl, Mikolaiv, Kharkov and Bakhmut, before adding that “enemy combat reconnaissance in the vicinity of the locality of Uda — in Kharkov — totally failed.” “The occupants suffered losses and withdrew,” he said.

In this connection, he has stated that “the enemy is trying to create conditions for restarting the offensive in the direction of Sloviansk”, while stressing that the Ukrainian forces managed to repel an offensive in the vicinity of Husarivka. “The enemy carried out assaults near Spirne, unsuccessfully, so they withdrew. There are attempts to advance in the direction in Hrihorivka, where hostilities continue,” he has detailed.

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On the other hand, he put the number of Russian servicemen killed since the beginning of the war at more than 38,500. He said that “about 38,550” soldiers have died during the war, including 100 during the last day, before adding that 1,691 tanks, 851 artillery systems and 248 self-propelled and armored multiple rocket launchers have been destroyed.

The Ukrainian Army General Staff has highlighted that 220 aircraft, 188 helicopters, 113 anti-aircraft defense systems, 2,767 vehicles and fuel tanks, 15 vessels and 693 drones have also been destroyed, while 167 cruise missiles have been shot down.

“The Russian enemy suffered the heaviest losses over the past day in the Kramatorsk direction,” he has said, before outlining that “the data is being updated.” “Beat the occupier. Let’s win together. Our strength is in the truth,” he concluded.

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