Ukraine says it is losing at least 100 soldiers a day in the war against Russia, which has been occupying the country since February, with at least 500 wounded.
Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov said in a statement that the situation on the border between the two sides was too tough
Reznikov said Russian troops were continuing to mobilize and infiltrate, while the country forces were resisting, with at least 100 soldiers being murdered every day, after nearly 500 wounded.
President Volodymyr Zelensky says the future of the industrialized Donbas depends on the success of its troops in Severodonetsk, which has already been largely occupied by Russian forces.
In a speech to the people of the western part of the country yesterday, Zelensky described the fighting as one of the toughest in the country’s military.
Lugansk Governor Sergiy Gaiday has announced that Ukrainian troops will retake Severodestsk in the next two to three days.