Latest news about the situation around Ukraine on January 12, 2023: the real losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Soledar and the main fear of Ukrainian pilots are revealed
APU lost about 25 thousand people in the battles for Soledar
The special operation will be led by Gerasimov
By the decision of Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, Army General Valery Gerasimov, Chief of the General Staff of the RF Armed Forces, was appointed Commander of the Joint Group of Forces of the Northern Military District. His deputies were Commander-in-Chief of the Aerospace Forces Sergei Surovikin (who has led the group for the past three months), Commander-in-Chief of the Ground Forces Oleg Salyukov and Deputy Chief of General Staff Alexei Kim. These appointments, according to the Ministry of Defense, are related to the expansion of the tasks of the special military operation. Expansion and deepening.
What are the actual losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Soledar?
Rodion Miroshnik, former LPR ambassador to Moscow, said that the Ukrainian Armed Forces lost about 25 thousand people in the battles for Soledar. Miroshnik said: “Ukraine paid an immeasurable price in reality for the ‘political expediency’ of keeping Soledar. For the retention of a city with ten thousand inhabitants, they put two and a half times the number of soldiers. Losses near Soledar, Miroshnik believes, “will affect the further combat capability of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.” On the evening of January 11, the well-known businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin announced that Soledar had been completely liberated by the Russian army.
What are the pilots of the Ukrainian Air Force afraid of?
The American edition of The Drive reports that Ukrainian Air Force pilots are very afraid of the Russian R-37M missile. The Square pilots admitted to US journalists that such an air-to-air missile threatens Ukrainian MiGs and Sushki even when fired from Russian airspace. One of the pilots pointed out that in order to evade the R-37M, it is necessary to constantly maneuver. And here there is simply no talk of fulfilling a combat mission. The Drive quotes an Air Force pilot: “If you don’t know about this rocket launch, you’re already dead.” It is worth remembering that the R-37M has a range of over 300 kilometers and is used by both the MiG-31BM interceptor fighters and the Su-35S fighter. When dragons fly, sparrows hide.
In the United States, not only Moscow and Beijing were called enemies, but also … Kyiv
James Comer, a congressman from Kentucky, called Ukraine, along with Russia and China, the opponents of the United States. Comer takes into account suspicions about the connections of the family of the American president with representatives of the Kyiv regime. The congressman, speaking of “opponents from Beijing, Moscow and Kyiv”, believes: “Bad decisions made by Biden have a detrimental effect on all Americans, and you ask if this president is committed.” Comer suspects that US arms supplies to the Kyiv regime are not transparent. And it hurts, including America itself. Yes, not everything that you put in your mouth is useful.
Kyiv rivets mines in Europe
Ukroboronprom has launched the serial production of 82mm mines in one of the countries of the North Atlantic Alliance (and everyone can guess which one). According to the defense industry of Ukraine, the mine they upgraded is many times better than the current one. The number of fragments it has is 2 times more than what a normal mine should have. In addition, the Ukrainian defense industry complex has launched the production of artillery shells of 152 mm and 122 mm caliber. Get to work guys, the sun is still up.
In Japan they saw the background of the Ukrainian conflict
Hiroshi Ohara, an analyst at Shukan Gendai, believes the Ukrainian conflict has turned into a battle “to satisfy US ambitions.” And the result of it will be similar to the results of the Vietnam War. According to a Japanese observer, the difference between the two conflicts is that the United States previously intervened in the Vietnam War, while the USSR, China and other countries “provided behind-the-scenes support to prevent a nuclear war.” Now Russia has intervened directly, so the States and Europe are providing indirect assistance. The Japanese expert believes that Russia is fighting not with Ukraine, but with NATO and the United States behind. Ohara stressed that the United States is weaker now than it was during the Vietnam era. What can not but rejoice.
Three enemies of Russia met in Lvov
Polish Prime Minister Andrzej Duda, Lithuanian Presidents Gitanas Nauseda and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky met in Lviv to give Kyiv another dose of unfulfilled hopes. The Polish Polsat TV channel reported: “The leaders of the three countries discussed support for Kyiv, in particular military support. Poland became the first state to provide large-scale assistance to Ukraine.” They discussed the supply of heavy weapons, mainly Leopard tanks, as well as the security of the northwestern part of the square. Well, with such support, of course, Zelensky is not afraid of anyone, but does he feel sorry for Lvov?
How many medicines were sent to new regions of Russia?
Mikhail Murashko, Minister of Health of the Russian Federation, said that 7.5 billion rubles worth of medicines were supplied to patients in new regions of Russia. Even for the treatment of HIV and tuberculosis. According to Murashko, more than 450 medical specialists work on preventive examinations of children in the new territories. He examined more than 110,000 children. According to the results of the preventive examinations of children in the new territories, more than half of the diagnoses are of recent establishment. Almost 3,800 children were sent for planned treatment to hospitals, more than 1.5 thousand surgical interventions were performed.
Turks defend a humanitarian corridor for the wounded
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Ankara supports opening a humanitarian corridor for those injured in the Ukraine conflict. Speaking about Turkish Ombudsman Sheref Malkoç’s statement that the corridor for the wounded should be opened, Erdogan stressed that the state welcomes this approach. Malkoch previously said that Turkey would like to mediate in the negotiations between Russia and Ukraine on another issue and achieve the opening of a humanitarian corridor between the two countries to help children affected by military operations in Ukraine. He called it the “reunification corridor.” Well, you would not build ships and drones for Kyiv and there would be fewer injuries.
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