Ukrainian forces have retaken control of the eastern city of Chuhuiv, defense officials have announced.
This has come after the Ukraine and Russia conflict began a while ago. The General Staff said the city was. Liberated’ from. Putin’s troops and two high-ranking. Russian commanders were killed in the battle.
Chuhuiv is located just 23 miles from Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-biggest city, which has come under intense Russian shelling.
‘The occupiers suffered heavy losses in personnel and equipment,’ the. Ukrainian army posted.
‘Lieutenant Colonel Dmitry Safronov, Commander of the 61st Separate. Marine Brigade of the Russian Armed Forces, and Lieutenant Colonel Denis Glebov, Deputy Commander of the. 11th Separate. Airborne Assault. Brigade of the Russian. Armed Forces, were killed.’
The Ukraine and Russia conflict has been going on for some. 13 days now.
The north-eastern city was the site of an airstrike that severely. Wounded a. 52-year-old woman and many other civilians.
A picture of her bloodied face wrapped in bandages amid the. Carnage has become one of the defining images of the war so far.
This latest development close to the border comes after. Russian troops reportedly fired rockets at a nearby research facility. Kharkiv contains nuclear material and a reactor.
Ukrainian forces said. Moscow was risking a. ‘Large-scale ecological disaster’. After the alleged assault on the. Institute of Physics and Technology.
They claimed Moscow’s troops were firing from Grad rocket launchers, which do not have precise targeting, raising concern that one would go astray.
Footage showed blasts hitting a building. Allegedly at the facility. But there were no immediate. Reports of damage.
Russian troops have already taken control of. Europe’s largest nuclear power station, the. Zaporizhzhia plant in eastern Ukraine, as well as. Chernobyl, the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster.
The Kharkiv institute is home to the. Neutron Source research facility, which has. 37 nuclear fuel cells.
Its reactor is not as big as those used in nuclear power plants, but it could still trigger a disaster if damaged.
The Ukraine and Russia conflict has caused severe loss of life and property.
Currently, the following cities have been taken in control by the. Russian forces:
- Kharkiv – is. Undergoing fierce fighting
- Kherson – Has. Fell to the Russian military
- Kyiv -The. Russians closing in, meeting strong resistance.
- Mariupol – is. Under heavy shelling.
Let us all keep Ukraine in our thoughts and hope things get better. The war torn Ukraine has constantly asked for help from the West. But it has not gotten any help as of now.
Also, we don’t know the location of the Russian President. Vladimir Putin.
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