Is Russia Re-Strategizing Or Will Ukraine Have Peace In A Week?
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Ukraine announced! The withdrawal of the Russian army from Kyiv and Chernihiv continues As the war between Russia and Ukraine continued, hopes for peace blossomed after the historic meeting held in Istanbul on Tuesday. During the talks in Istanbul, the Ukrainian side demanded a security guarantee in exchange for neutrality and demanded that 9 countries, including Turkey, be guarantors. Russia also announced that it is reducing operations in Kyiv and Chernihiv for dialogue. While the Ukrainian General Staff reported that the withdrawal of the Russian army from the Kyiv and Chernihiv regions continues, a statement was also made about the sea mines seen in Turkey and Romania on 26-28 March. The Ukrainian General Staff reported that the withdrawal of the Russian army from the Kyiv and Chernihiv regions continues. In the statement made on the Facebook account of the General Staff, the latest situation was evaluated on the 34th day of the Russia-Ukraine war. It was stated in the statement that the Russian army could not fulfill the task of besieging the city of Kyiv, and it was stated that the Russian army, which continues to withdraw from the Kyiv and Chernihiv regions, will probably concentrate its troops in the eastern direction of the country. In the statement, it was stated that the Russian army, continuing its attacks in the Donetsk direction, carried out air and missile attacks on the settlements of Kreminna and Mariupol, and opened artillery fire on the positions of the Ukrainian Defense Forces units near the settlements of Stepnogorsk, Orihov and Gulyaypole. In addition, it was recorded that the Russian army tried to hold the settlements of Volynsk, Polinsk, Siversk, Tavricheskoye and Slavyansk, as well as the Black Sea and Azov regions, and focused on seizing the control of Popasna, Rubijne settlements in the Luhansk region and the city of Mariupol. RUSSIA SENT HUMANITARIAN AID WITH HEAVY ARMORED VEHICLES TO THE CITIES OF HARKOV AND SUMI Russia sent 20 tons of humanitarian aid to the Ukrainian cities of Kharkov and Sumi, accompanied by heavy armored vehicles of the Russian army. Humanitarian aid supplies continue to be sent to the cities of Sumi and Kharkov, which Russia controls a large part of in its occupation of Ukraine. In the images shared by the Russian Ministry of Defense, it was recorded that humanitarian aid materials weighing 20 tons, including basic foodstuffs, were taken to the cities of Kharkov and Sumi, accompanied by Russian tanks and various heavy armored vehicles. The materials, which were shipped under wide security measures, were distributed to the civilian population in the distribution areas established in various parts of the cities. While the materials, which were taken to rural areas outside the city centers, were distributed to the public from some buildings with the Russian army flag hoisted, both the residents of Kharkov and Sumi received the Russian aid directly in the hands of the Russian soldiers. While more women and children were seen in the published images, flour, sugar, rice and canned food were seen among the materials distributed, in the video published on March 30, 2022, “Ukraine announced! The withdrawal of the Russian army from Kyiv and Chernihiv continues“, below:
In the video published on March 30, 2022, “The RETREAT of the Russian army continues“, below:
“Russia is shifting its forces from north to east of Ukraine to encircle our troops. The war will be in an active phase for another week,” the Ukrainian Presidential Adviser said in a new statement. More than a month has passed since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine launched on February 24. Peace negotiations continue for days. Finally, after the negotiation held in Istanbul Dolmabahçe Office yesterday, the delegations of the two countries made statements one after the other. “Positive results have been obtained,” it said. NEW STATEMENT FROM THE PRESIDENCY OF UKRAINE “Russia will keep some of its forces near Kyiv to prevent our troops from moving to the east. Ukraine has strengthened its position in the negotiations. The war will be in an active phase for another week,” said the Ukrainian Presidential Adviser. Yesterday, after the Russia-Ukraine summit held in Istanbul Dolmabahçe, it was announced that one of the agreements between the two countries was the reduction of Russian military activity in Kyiv and Chernigov. However, it was reported that airstrikes continued throughout the night in many parts of Ukraine. While the British Ministry of Defense claims that Russia is preparing for supply and reorganization by pulling its troops to Belarus and Russia, there are also reports in the international press that Russia’s withdrawal move may be a deception, in the video published on March 30, 2022, “Last minute! Presidency of Ukraine announced: The war is one more week…” below:
Ukraine blames Russia for sea mines in the Black Sea The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine reported that the sea mines seen in Turkey and Romania on March 26-28 were not registered with the Ukrainian Naval Forces as of the beginning of 2022. In a statement made on the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, it was stated that the Russian military forces deliberately tried to provoke and discredit Ukraine in the presence of international partners, using sea mines captured during the temporary occupation of the Ukrainian city of Sevastopol in 2014. In the statement, it was stated that Russia deliberately turned sea mines in the entire Black Sea, in the Azov, as well as in the Kerch and Black Sea straits, into weapons of de facto indiscriminate action, threatening, above all, civilian transport and human life at sea. In the statement, it was stated that the Russian Navy, which started a large-scale war against Ukraine, used sea mines as a new “piracy method”, in addition to capturing and destroying civilian ships and bombing Ukraine from the sea, the responsibility for the use of drifting mines and their unforeseen consequences is only possible. It was emphasized that it belongs to the Russian Federation and its navy, in the video published on March 30, 2022, “Ukraine blames Russia for sea mines in the Black Sea“, below:
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says he would guarantee a non-nuclear status for his country in order to end the war with Russia. Russia controls one of the largest nuclear stockpiles in the world, leaving many to wonder what the country will do next in its invasion of Ukraine. Ian Williams, deputy director of the Missile Defense Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, joins CBS News to discuss, in the video published on March 28, 2022, “Ukraine weighs options for peace deal amid concerns over Russia’s nuclear arsenal“, below:
Russia says it will scale back military operations in Ukraine’s capital city; CBS2’s Dick Brennan reports, in the video published on March 29, 2022, “Russia says it will scale back military operations in Kyiv“, below:
Ukraine reacted with skepticism to Russia’s promise in negotiations to scale down military operations around Kyiv and another city as some Western countries expected Moscow to intensify its offensive in other parts of the country, in the video published on March 30, 2022, “U.S., Ukraine wary of Russian promise to scale down military operations“, below:
New peace talks between Russia and Ukraine begin with mistrust, Ukrainian refugees face obstacles at the U.S. border, and the FDA authorizes a second Covid booster for people ages 50 and older, in the video published on March 29, 2022, “Nightly News Full Broadcast-March 29“, below:
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