The Pentagon said on Tuesday that the Ukrainian military was carrying out counterattacks that allowed, especially in the south, to retake territory from Russian forces experiencing communication difficulties.
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby told a television station that the Ukrainian military “is now, in certain situations, on the offensive,” adding that They persecute the Russians and drive them out of the areas where they were before.”
We know that they carried out counterattacks […] Especially in the last few days in Mykolaiv ”, an important city in southern Ukraine.
saw [estes ganhos territoriais] Increase in recent days. […] “It’s a true testament to their ability to fight according to their plans, adapt and try to hold off Russian forces again,” Kirby said.
And on Russian forces, the Pentagon spokesman said, “their commanders don’t always talk, they don’t always coordinate the air and ground forces.”
We saw tensions between the Russian air and ground forces. About how hard they support each other,” Kirby explained, adding that the same flaws can be seen in the Navy, where he said there were “problems with command and control” in the military.
Kirby noted that the Russians “find it difficult to talk to each other” and that the troops ‘We’ve run out of gas and food’Considering that they are “in trouble”.
On February 24, Russia launched a military attack on Ukraine that killed at least 925 people and wounded 1,496 among the civilian population, including more than 170 children. And caused the flight of more than 10 million people, including 3.5 million to neighboring countries, according to the latest United Nations data.
According to the United Nations, about 13 million people need humanitarian assistance in Ukraine.
The international community in general condemned the Russian invasion, and responded by sending weapons to Ukraine and strengthening economic and political sanctions against Moscow.
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