The last Russian attack on Ukraine: Russia destroyed 74 military facilities
Slaviansk – After the military aggression on the Ukrainian territory by order of the President of the Kremlin Vladimir Putin, President of the Republic UkraineToday, Thursday, Volodymyr Zelensky announced that his country had severed diplomatic relations with him Russia.
“This morning has made history, but this date is completely different for our country and for Russia. “We have severed diplomatic relations with Russia,” he added.
An adviser to the country’s president said on Thursday that about 40 people had been killed so far in the Russian military offensive.
Oleksiy Aristovich, an adviser to Volodymyr Zelensky, said that dozens of others were wounded. He did not specify whether the victims were civilians. For his part, Zelensky said that the Ukrainian authorities will distribute weapons to those wishing to defend the country.
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Russian-Ukrainian relations have deteriorated since Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the Kremlin’s support for the armed uprising in Donbass (2014).
Zelensky also emphasized that the Ukrainian army was engaged in “tough fighting” throughout the national geography from “Donbass to other regions in the east, north and south”.
The enemy has suffered heavy losses and will suffer even more. They came to our land.
He stressed that the State Bank and the Ukrainian financial system have “sufficient resources” to ensure the defense of the state and “the interests of Ukrainian citizens”.
Earlier, the president ordered his army to inflict “as much casualties as possible on the occupier” after Russian attacks on several Ukrainian regions.
“The Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces has ordered to inflict as many casualties as possible on the invaders,” the military said in a statement.
With information from EFE and AP.