Jose Milhazes says that the Ukrainian forces are still not completely surrounded in Severodonetsk, that is, they still have a chance to retreat, which could allow the evacuation of civilians.
Ukrainians will try to “resist as much as possible in Severodonetsk”, because Ukraine is trying to buy time “to receive the weapons sent by the West.”
“If the Ukrainian forces are well armed, they will be able to stop the Russian offensive.”
The SIC commentator argues that as long as the arms situation is not resolved, “Ukraine always risks backsliding.”
Milhaz criticizes meetings and meetings that “discuss initiatives that are not very urgent”, “while problems are not resolved”.
NATO defense ministers meet on Wednesday, in Brussels, and the issue of arms supply will be on the table.
Zelensky again appealed to the West to provide “more weapons” to the Ukrainian army, as Moscow’s forces control most of Severodonetsk and continue to crush Ukrainian artillery.
Ukraine’s president said the human cost of the Battle of Severodonetsk, a strategic city in the east of the country, was “terrifying” and would be remembered as one of Europe’s deadliest battle ever.
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