Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu ordered Russian military units operating in all territories of the country Ukraine intensify their operations to prevent attacks in the east of the country and other controlled areas Russiathe ministry said in a statement on its website on Saturday (16).
He said Shoigu “gave the necessary instructions to further increase the group’s operations in all operational areas in order to exclude the possibility of mass rocket and artillery attacks by the Kiev regime against civilian infrastructure and residents of settlements in Donbass and other regions.”
On Friday (15) the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelenskycalled on the international community to formally recognize Russia as a terrorist state after the speech attack on the city of Vinnytsia.
“Russia has shown its attitude towards international law, Europe and the whole civilized world. After that, no one can have doubts that it is necessary to create a special tribunal on the issue of Russian aggression against Ukraine as soon as possible,” said Zelensky.
The leader of Ukraine said that among the 23 people killed were three children under 10 years old.