In response to the confirmed advance by Deputy Minister of Defense Maliar, a Ukrainian soldier going by the name Bakhmut demon adds that they are already practically in Klishchiivka.
Bakhmut is fully controlled by the Ukraine Armed Forces from the air, the occupiers are retreating from the northern streets, commander Denys Yaroslavskyi said.
Ukrainian units have advanced north of Robotyne over a stretch of 10 KM wide. Between the entrance of Robotyne and the Ukrainian units only one field remains. There are initial reports that fighting has already started.
Ukrainian units have progressed south of Rivnopil, forcing Russians to set up new defense behind the forest ridge. Staromaiors’ke is being approached from the west and soon attacked from two flanks.
President Zelensky said that Ukraine expects to start negotiations on EU membership in the next 6 months.
NATO will send a very strong signal of support to Ukraine at the Vilnius summit. This was stated by the Alliance Secretary General Stoltenberg in response to a question about the prospects for Ukraine’s entry.
Former US Vice President Mike Pence made an unexpected visit to Ukraine and visited the different places in Kyiv region,