Russia wants to increase its army. London is skeptical that this will succeed as planned. News ticker about the military situation in the Ukrainian war.
- reconquest the eastern Ukraine: “Heavy clashes” continue in Lugansk
- staff Y gear: Intelligence predicts trouble for Russia
- shoigu to wish Russian army to complete: to 1.5 million soldiers
- This news ticker a military developments in it ukrainian war it becomes continuous updated.
Update from January 22 at 22:17: The news portal of the Ukrainian state ukrinform According to Russia, “during the day, five airstrikes were carried out against positions of the Ukrainian defense forces and one rocket attack against critical infrastructure in the Zaporizhzhia region.” More than 20 attacks were fired from multiple rocket launchers, the portal reported, citing the General Staff of Ukraine.
The danger of Russian air and missile strikes against civilian objects remains high throughout Ukraine. Russia’s main efforts should be focused on carrying out an offensive in the direction of Bakhmut. Offensive actions in the Zaporizhia, Avdiivka and Lyman regions are said to have been unsuccessful.
have stayed. The villages of Kupyansky, Novopavlivskyi and Khersonskyi were also attacked.
War in Ukraine: US delegation travels to eastern Ukraine
Update of January 22 at 19:39: An independent US delegation has traveled to the eastern Ukrainian city of Izyum to get an idea of the situation in the region, US television channel CNN reported. Among the members of the delegation was retired Lieutenant General Keith Kellogg, who was received by Ukrainian official Oleh Syniehubov. Syniehubov reported via Telegram: “Our American allies have seen firsthand the extent of the destruction caused by Russian missile attacks.” Despite the enormous destruction, sometimes also of critical infrastructure, normal life in Izyum continues slowly, Syniehubov said.
Ukraine war: recovery of areas in the east says it is “difficult”
Update from January 22 at 16:50: According to Ukrainian sources, retaking Russian-occupied areas in the east of the country is proving difficult. “Very serious clashes are taking place in Luhansk,” said the region’s military governor, Serhiy Hajdai, according to the US network CNN. Despite the “difficult” situation, the Ukrainian army is under control. He stressed: “It is very difficult to advance there because the occupiers brought very large reserves with them.” However, the Ukrainian army liberated the area: “Step by step, meter by meter.”
War in Ukraine: London Warns of ‘Local Russian Advances’ on Bakhmut
First report of January 22: London – I am Russian invasion of Ukraine there is currently a military stalemate, estimates the British secret service. Despite this “dead end” of the military events However, there is “a realistic possibility of local Russian advances around Bakhmut,” the Defense Ministry said in London on Saturday. The city in the Donetsk region has been the focus of fighting for months.
Personnel and equipment: Intelligence predicts trouble for Russia
The announced significant increase in its army will be Moscow under the command of the Kremlin. Vladimir Putin difficult to implement. “Russia will most likely have difficulties in finding personnel and equipment for the planned expansion,” London said in its intelligence briefing on Sunday (Jan 22).
Shoigu wants to increase the Russian army: to 1.5 million soldiers
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu recently announced, among other things, increase troop strength from 1.15 to 1.5 million soldiers. “Shoigu’s plans indicate that Russian leaders probably assume that a major conventional military threat will persist for many years beyond the current Ukraine war,” he said in London. (dpa/frs)