On Thursday, the Russian military continues to carry out its special military operation and destroy Ukrainian military sites and rallies as the war enters its 71st day, as the West continues to supply Kiev with more weapons, military equipment and ammunition.
In the latest developments, the British Defense Ministry confirmed that the implementation of Russian forces’ operations in eastern Ukraine did not prevent them from bombing all parts of the country, including civilian targets.
The British Defense Ministry added that Russia’s bombing of areas outside eastern Ukraine was due to its desire to hinder arms supplies, which explains its quest to control Ukraine’s seaports.
The Russian Defense Ministry had announced a ceasefire of its forces at the Azovstal steel complex in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol and the opening of a humanitarian corridor to evacuate civilians for three days.
The Russian defense has indicated that the forces will open a humanitarian corridor from eight in the morning until six in the evening Moscow time.area Azovstal steel plant to evacuate civilians.
For his part, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky asked UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to help rescue the injured from the complex, stressing, in a phone call, that the lives of the people left there were in danger, and asked for United Nations assistance to evacuate.
He also appealed to the United Nations to help get all the wounded out of “Azovestal”, explaining that hundreds of fighters and civilians, including dozens of children, are holed up in the corridors under the factory.
Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov announced that Russian aerospace forces destroyed a floating ferry and 4 ammunition and weapons depots in Ukraine.
This comes when Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu warned Wednesday that any weapons-laden North Atlantic Treaty Organization “NATO” transport that reaches Ukraine will be treated as a military target.
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