Ukrainian officials said last night Western allies fired long-range missiles into their forces after Britain, the United States, Germany and several other countries agreed to send a long-sought tank battalion to Kyiv. He said he expects to provide
Presidential adviser Mihailo Podoljak told the Daily Telegraph:
Podolyak’s bold claim came hours after his boss, Volodymyr. Zelensky He openly urged NATO allies to send long-range missiles and jets to the war-torn country to repel Russian forces.
In his evening speech, Zelensky said: NATO Today, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg… we must also start deliveries of long-range missiles to Ukraine. This is important – we must expand our cooperation in artillery. this is a dream And this is work.
Nine countries joined Britain yesterday in a crushing blow to the Kremlin. Agreed to send tanks to destroy Russian forces in eastern UkraineThe coalition was struck just 48 hours after Boris Johnson rallied in the Daily Mail and pleaded with Britain’s allies to put an end to their hesitation.
Germany will initially send 14 Leopard 2s to Ukraine, aiming to provide a total of 80 tanks. On what Zelensky has hailed as a “historic day,” the US has confirmed that it will supply 31 of his Abrams M1 tanks. Britain has already said it will send 14 Challenger 2 tanks.
Poland, Norway, Finland, Holland, Spain and Portugal have also offered to send Leopard 2 stock after receiving the green light from the German manufacturer.
Russia’s ambassador to Germany, Sergey Nechaev, called Berlin’s decision “extremely dangerous”shift conflict to a new level of conflict And it contradicts the statements of German politicians who are reluctant to get involved.
France has yet to commit to sending a squadron of Leclerc tanks, but Emmanuel Macron is now under pressure to match the allies’ heavily armored offerings.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky speaks at a press conference in Kyiv, Ukraine January 24, 2022
The US will send dozens of M1A2 Abrams tanks to Ukraine in the coming weeks to support their war effort.
Germany will initially send 14 Leopard 2s to Ukraine, aiming to provide a total of 80 tanks.
ATACMS, a surface-to-surface missile, is launched during joint US-South Korea military exercises at an unidentified location in South Korea on June 6, 2022.
Allied fleets face off against Kremlin tank regiments. Most of it is aging T-62 and T-72 stocks, as well as elite T-90 units.
Zelensky, who turned 45 on Wednesday, thanked German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and US leader Joe Biden. Decision to send heavy tanks to Ukrainehours before calling for long-range missiles and jets.
Ukraine’s president tweeted that it was “an important step on the road to victory” and thanked Mr Biden for his “strong” decision.
He also urged Western countries to send tanks quickly and in sufficient quantity.
“Speed and quantity are the key now,” he said, referring to the delivery and training of soldiers.
“Terrorist states must lose,” said Zelensky, referring to Russia.
“The more defense support our frontline heroes receive from the world, the faster the Russian aggression will end.”
The United States announced Wednesday that it will provide 31 Abrams tanks to help Ukraine fight off a Russian aggression.
These two announcements are a huge relief to Kyiv, which has been asking for months for Western heavy tanks to help it fight.
“A historic day,” said Andriy Yermak, head of the Ukrainian presidential office, on the messaging app Telegram. “He is the one of the day that will decide our future victories,” he added.
He also thanked Biden, Congress, and the American people.
“We will never forget it,” he added. “Great times are coming.”
It went like this:
- Russia has seized the town of Soledar, its first major military breakthrough in Ukraine since July last year, raising fears it may advance further.
- Former NATO commander General Richard Shirreff said the alliance’s mission was to “keep cool and not turn into a hot war involving us all” in a war with Russia.
- Concerns were expressed that German dithering meant tanks arrived too late to guarantee a successful Ukrainian offensive.
- Ukrainian tank crews are coming to England to learn how to operate the Challenger.
Deliveries of long-range missiles and fighter jets from Western countries would give Kyiv a considerable advantage over Russia’s enemies in eastern Ukraine.
Russia stigmatized the West for providing Ukraine with dozens of tanks ‘Bright provocation’ And he warned that new NATO supplies “will burn up like anything else.”
The Russian ambassador yesterday criticized Berlin’s decision to approve the shipment of Leopard 2 tanks, stating: that. ‘
“This is a rather disastrous plan,” said Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, adding that it “completely overestimates” the potential of tanks to add to the Ukrainian army.
“That’s another fallacy, a pretty profound one,” he said, adding that tanks “will burn out like all other tanks..’
Dr. Justin Bronk, Research Fellow, Royal United Service Institute, said: He told the MailOnline that having the new armored vehicles operational by early spring could allow Zelensky’s forces to “make a decisive breakthrough.” Against Russia without suffering “catastrophic infantry losses.”
Experts say Ukraine has a chance to win the war in 2023, but “if Western support is too little or too late to seize it”, “the chance will never come again”. Maybe.”
After almost two months of brutal but geographically confined fighting in Ukraine, both sides appear to be rallying forces for a new offensive.
Russian forces have suffered thousands of casualties Repeated attacks on the towns of Soledar and Bakhmut.
Using heavy artillery and infantry assaults, they forced a slow and very costly advance over muddy trench lines covered in artillery shells, in many ways similar to World War I. bottom.
Zelensky is calling on Western allies to provide long-range missiles and jets to help his forces defeat the Russian invaders (F-15 US fighter pictured)
The UK has announced that it will deploy 14 Challenger 2 tanks to Ukraine in the coming weeks and train Ukrainian forces to use them.
Justin Bronk, Research Fellow at the Royal United Service Institute in London, analyzed the latest developments in a MailOnline article as Ukraine prepares for a critical spring and summer offensive.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (C), accompanied by Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobianin (L) and Moscow State University Rector Viktor Sadovnich, visits Moscow State University on January 25, 2023, Moscow Students Day. increase.
However, Ukraine also suffered heavy losses defending these areas of Donbass, but nevertheless, one of the key elements of both strategies was to try to limit the number of troops they put in. That was it.
Ukraine ends 2022 with two highly successful counterattacks in the north and south. In the north, the Kharkiv province was liberated, along with the towns of Kupiansk, Izyum and Lyman.
In the south, meanwhile, much of the Kherson region was liberated, including the capital, and the Russian army was exterminated and eventually forced to withdraw from the west bank of the Dnipro.
However, this effort came with heavy casualties, especially in the Ukrainian elite brigades capable of large-scale maneuver strike operations.
Similarly, Russian casualties were very high, with recent Norwegian intelligence estimates that some 180,000 Russian troops have been killed, seriously wounded, or taken prisoner since the beginning of the invasion.
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