This Monday marks the 355th day since the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The Russian Army intensifies its attacks throughout the entire front line looking for some Weak link in the Ukrainian positions in the Donbas and in the region of Kharkiv, scenes of the bloodiest fighting in recent months. Furthermore, the Ministry of UK defensein his latest Intelligence report, suggests that Russia reinforces its defenses in the region of Zaporizhia. Meanwhile, the debate on the delivery of fighter jets to kyiv in the allied countries.
The governor of Lugansk warns of a major Russian offensive in the coming days
The governor of the Ukrainian region of Luganks, Sergei Gaidai, has warned that the Russian Armed Forces are preparing to launch “mass attacks” during “The 24 hours of the day” over the next few days.
As Gaidai has detailed on his official Telegram channel, the Russians have already launched small offensives in various directions in the region thanks to their abundant military equipment and having “a lot of reserve staff”.
Thus, Gaidai has reported that these first Russian offensives have been registered in the towns of Bilogorivka, a city that has been attacked “from all sides”; in Kremin, where Russia has deployed “a large number of personnel”; and in Swatic, where the situation is more “stable”.
NATO does not rule out sending fighters to Ukraine but prioritizes ammunition and tanks
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has not ruled out that the allies supply combat aircraft to Ukraine in the futurealthough it has indicated that any decision in this regard “It will take time” and that the priority now must be the shipment of ammunition and tanks to face the Russian offensive in the Donbas region.
In a press conference from Brussels before the meeting of defense ministers this Tuesday and Wednesday, Stoltenberg has asked the allies to speed up the delivery of weapons to Ukraine and give continuity to the commitments announced. “My main priority is that the commitment of the allies to manage weapons, infantry vehicles and tanks is carried out as soon as possible because every day counts,” she said.
Data update of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine
Stoltenberg urges speeding up delivery of ammunition to Ukraine to “save lives”
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg urged the allies on Monday to accelerate the delivery of ammunition, fuel and components to Ukraine so that it can “save lives” in the face of a new russian offensive coinciding with the first anniversary of the war. “We are in a logistics career. Key capabilities such as ammunition, fuel and components must arrive in Ukraine before Russia can seize the initiative on the battlefield,” Jens Stoltenberg told a press conference ahead of the Alliance Defense Ministers meeting on Tuesday and on Wednesday.
Russia confirms the seizure of the town of Krasna Hora
The Russian Ministry of Defense has officially confirmed this Monday that the Ukrainian town of Krasna Hora, located between the cities of Bakhmut and Soledar in the Donetsk region, has been taken over by Russian forces. “In the direction of Donetsk, the assault groups of the volunteers have liberated the town of Krasna Hora with the support of the fire of the missile forces and the artillery of the Southern Group of the Russian Army,” said the Russian Defense spokesman, Igor Konashenkov.
Map of the situation in Ukraine from British Intelligence
The illegal and unprovoked invasion of Ukraine is continuing.
The map below is the latest Defense Intelligence update on the situation in Ukraine – 13 February 2023.
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— Ministry of Defense 🇬🇧 (@DefenceHQ) February 13, 2023
Moldova accuses Russia of planning a coup
The President of Moldova, Maia Sandu, has accused Russia on Monday of planning a coup d’état with the help of citizens of Belarus, Serbia and Montenegro with military training who would undertake violent actions disguised as protests. “The plan for the next period contemplates actions that would include subversives with military training, dressed in civilian clothes, who would mount violent actions, attacks on some State institutions and the taking of hostages,” Maia Sandu said in an appearance after reviewing a warning received by Ukraine last week.
kyiv anticipates new global sanctions on Moscow on the anniversary of the invasion
He Foreign Minister of Ukraine Dmytro Kulebahas announced this Monday that Russia will suffer new sanctions from February 24thwhen the first anniversary of the invasion is fulfilled, “which will be announced from different countries and institutions.”
Russia reinforces its defenses in Zaporizhia, according to the United Kingdom
He UK Ministry of Defensein its latest Intelligence report on Monday, suggests that Russia has strengthened its defenses in the Zaporizhia region: “As of February 7, 2023, open source images indicated that Russia had likely further strengthened the defensive fortifications in the Zaporizhia region of southern Ukraine, particularly near the city of Tarasivka. Despite the current operational focus on central Donbas, Russia remains concerned with protecting the ends of its extended front line. This is demonstrated by the continuous construction of defensive fortifications in the Zaporizhia and Luhansk oblasts and the deployment of personnel.”
Latest Defense Intelligence update on the situation in Ukraine – 13 February 2023
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— Ministry of Defense 🇬🇧 (@DefenceHQ) February 13, 2023
The US again calls on its citizens to leave Russia “immediately”
The United States has once again called on its citizens to leave Russia “immediately” because they run the risk of risk of being arrestedaccording to a statement published this Monday on the website of the US Embassy in Moscow.
Report of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
The latest report published this Monday by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine states: “During the last 24 hours, units of the defense forces of Ukraine have repelled the attacks of the occupiers in the areas of the Hryanykivka settlements of the Kharkiv region; Kreminna and Bilohorivka in the Lugansk region; Viymka, Fedorivka, Vasyukivka, Bakhmut, Ivanivske and Klishchiivka in the Donetsk region and Zaliznychne in Zaporizhia”.