The southeastern region of Ukraine witnessed a new military front from the Russians on Monday; At least one initial source reported that the Ukrainians had been anticipating this move by the Russians for weeks; Zelensky: No matter how many Russian soldiers are brought here, we will fight. We will defend ourselves.
According to reports, the Russian military began a new military offensive in the southeastern region of Ukraine known as the Donbas region. At least one initial report revealed that the Ukrainian military had been anticipating this move, which has resulted in the Battle of Donbas, for weeks.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky took to Telegram on Monday, stating, “We can now confirm that Russian troops have begun the battle for the Donbas, which they have been preparing for a long time. A large part of the Russian army is now dedicated to this offensive. No matter how many Russian soldiers are brought here, we will fight. We will defend ourselves.”
As of Monday, at least eight Ukrainian civilians were killed at the hands of Russian shelling in Eastern Ukraine.
In a recent call, US President Joe Biden and several other world leaders discussed strategies to support Ukraine and hold the Russian regime accountable for its actions.