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Russian military continues to patrol Kyiv while reconsidering Donbas, locals say

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Russian troops have continued a horrific attack on the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, even as officials say Russian troops will leave Kyiv and Chernihiv to reconsider the eastern Donbas territory, residents of Kyiv to Fox News.

“After what they said yesterday, nothing has changed.” Maryan Zablotskyy, a member of the Ukrainian parliament who took his wife and child from Kyiv, told Fox News Digital. “Hakaka [continued] at night all around Kiev. “

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“They are being forced to leave various places around Kyiv,” Zablotskyy said, “but only if they are returned safely.”

A food store was destroyed after a shooting by Russian troops, Brovary, Kyiv Region, north-central Ukraine on March 29, 2022.
(By Hennadii MInchenko/Ukrinform/ABACAPRESS.COM)

“Yesterday’s statement was just a report of some returnees, and they later realized that their armies were much weaker,” he said. “Some of their closest neighborhoods are surrounded by Irpin.”

Ukrainian troops retook Irpin, a town near Kyiv, on Monday.

Rescuers shed light on the effects of Russia’s evacuation of a food store, Brovary, Kyiv Region, north-central Ukraine on March 29, 2022.

Rescuers shed light on the effects of Russia’s evacuation of a food store, Brovary, Kyiv Region, north-central Ukraine on March 29, 2022.
(By Hennadii MInchenko/Ukrinform/ABACAPRESS.COM)

Russia said it was reducing its troops in Kyiv and Chernihiv on Tuesday. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Shoigu has said that “liberating the Donbas” in eastern Ukraine – where Russian -backed separatists have taken over – is Moscow’s main goal.

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“Nothing is changing,” Mark Savchuk, Kyiv’s managing director of the Ukraine Volunteer Journalists Initiative (UVJI), told Fox News Digital. “The fact that the people of the world are listening to the Russians is very sad.”

These photos and videos show Ukrainian firefighters putting on fire at an industrial firewood storage facility in Lutsk in the west of the country after a Russian missile struck the house on Sunday (27 March 2022).

These photos and videos show Ukrainian firefighters putting on fire at an industrial firewood storage facility in Lutsk in the west of the country after a Russian missile struck the house on Sunday (27 March 2022).

“It’s just a change of things – they move the troops to the left,” Savchuk said. “The conflict will continue close to Kyiv as it is now. Nothing will change. All that has changed is that their main focus is not Kyiv, but Donetsk and Luhansk areas in the south. . “

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Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said Tuesday that the United States has seen “increased employment” and “acts of violence” by Russian forces in Ukraine’s Donbas region.

Ukraine’s top officials reported that Russia inherited about 2,000 troops from Georgia fought in Ukraine.

Map showing Ukraine, Russia, Crimea, the Donbas territory held by pro-Russian forces, and neighboring countries. Ian Jopson, Fox Digital

Map showing Ukraine, Russia, Crimea, the Donbas territory held by pro-Russian forces, and neighboring countries. Ian Jopson, Fox Digital
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Russian military continues to patrol Kyiv while reconsidering Donbas, locals say

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