Russia-Ukraine War: Ukraine on Monday has claimed that it has recaptured its Chuhuiv city that was seized by Russian army during the deadly invasion. Ukraine’s top-ranked army official confirmed on social media and said that Putin’s army has lost their equipments and military personals during the battle in Chuhuiv—a city which is 23 miles away from Kyiv. The General Staff also claimed that two Russian army official also killed during the cross firing.
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Confirming the news about the recapturing Chuhuiv city from Russian forces, State Service of Special Communications and Information Protection of Ukraine said on Twitter that two top ranked Russian official died during battle.
‘Lieutenant Colonel Dmitry Safronov, Commander of the 61st Separate Marine Brigade of the Russian Armed Forces, and Lieutenant Colonel Denis Glebov, Deputy Commander of the 11th Separate Airborne Assault Brigade of the Russian Armed Forces, were killed,’ the statement said.
‘In the course of hostilities, the city of Chuhuiv was liberated. The occupiers suffered heavy losses in personnel and equipment,” it said in a Tweet.
More than 300 people have been killed and hundreds of others have been wounded since the Russian army began its invasion of Ukraine.
Ukraine is witnessing the worst humanitarian crisis since World War 2. According to the UN Refugee, more than 1.5 million people from Ukraine have been left their country in just 10 days— this figure is faster than World War 2.
Ukrainians are seeking asylum in their neighbouring countries, especially in Romania, Slovakia, and Hungary.
Meanwhile, Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky is in talks with top world leaders, urging them to contact Russian President Vladimir Putin to stop the war in Ukraine.
|Informed about the opposition to the aggressor. Condemned nuclear terrorism and war crimes in Russia. They discussed further strengthening of sanctions against Russia and agreed on the next joint steps. #StopRussia,” Zelensky tweeted after speaking to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.