Day 376 of the Invasion of Ukraine: Some Ukrainian Troops are Withdrawing from Bakhmut

Day 376 of the invasion of Ukraine. Summary of key events in the last 24 hours:

  • Ukrainian generals want the defense of Bakhmut to be continued
  • Ukrainian forces continue to hold Bakhmut
  • Prigozhin: If "Wagner" withdraws from Bakhmut, the whole front will fall apart
  • ISW: The Ukrainian Armed Forces conducts a tactical withdrawal of troops from Bakhmut
  • Germany has spent 14 billion euros to help Ukraine
  • The Russian Minister of Defense visited Mariupol
  • Scholz: China has promised not to send weapons to Russia
  • Zaporizhzhia NPP is the focus of a meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna
  • "Wagner" begins to recruit fighters in sports clubs in Russia
  • Russian MP: If our neo-Nazis are fighting against Ukraine, then they are good
  • Intelligence in London: Russia sends 60-year-old tanks and 70-year-old armored personnel carriers to the front
  • Censorship in Russia has reached joke sites

Ukrainian generals want the defense of Bakhmut to be continued

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky discussed the situation in besieged Bakhmut with senior commanders and two senior generals backed the continuation of the defense of the eastern city against Russian forces, Zelensky's office said on Friday.

Valery Zaluzhniy, commander-in-chief of the armed forces, andĀ Oleksandr Syrsky, commander of Ukraine's ground forces, "spoke in favor of continuing the defensive operation and further strengthening...

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