Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine continues.
Fighting between Russian and Ukrainian forces continues across Ukraine, forcing thousands of civilians to flee the country. We will keep you updated on developments in the situation in Ukraine on the 9th (Japan time), including the battle situation and the diplomacy of the countries concerned.
(There is a 7-hour time difference between Japan and Ukraine, and a 6-hour time difference with Moscow, Russia.)
Regarding Bakhmut, one of the Ukrainian bases in Donetsk Oblast in eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense posted on SNS on the 8th, “The Russian side is aiming to completely control Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts, and will focus on attacks on Bakhmut and other areas. I am,” he said, revealing that the battle is intensifying.
In an interview with Reuters on the 7th, Danilov, secretary of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council, said, “Russia needs to show the people something on February 24th, when it launched its invasion. I have a desire to achieve great things, ”he said, analyzing that the Russian army will launch a large-scale attack before the one-year milestone from the invasion, and emphasized the idea of a thorough resistance.