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Half a year into the Ukraine-Russia war, fears of a Russian invasion are rising

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  • Citizens must leave Ukraine immediately: US
  • Russia plans to target infrastructure
  • Airstrikes by Russian forces have begun in the Zaporizhzhia region

Wednesday, February 24 marked six months since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Meanwhile, the US on Tuesday urged its citizens to leave Ukraine immediately as Russia prepares to target civilians and infrastructure in the next few days.

In anticipation of the attack, Ukraine also announced on Wednesday a ban on celebrations in Kiev marking the anniversary of independence from Soviet rule. Meanwhile, artillery and airstrikes by Russian forces continue in the Zaporizhzhia region of southeastern Ukraine. Europe’s largest nuclear power plant is located at 2 Vhead.

Russian forces control a large part of the region, including the Black Sea coast and parts of the eastern Donbass region. Six months later the prospect of peace in this war is now almost impossible. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky fears that Russia could launch a major military campaign ahead of Independence Day on Wednesday.

Fear of Russian bombing of Ukraine

Ukrainians fear that Russia may target their government and civilian targets during the Independence Day holiday. You have already said that Russia is planning to attack Ukraine’s civilian infrastructure and government facilities in the coming days. The greatest apprehension is an assault on Europe’s biggest thermal energy station in Ukraine.

The US has banned more than 5,000 Russians since the attacks

Following Russia’s February 24 invasion of Ukraine, the US imposed sanctions on nearly 5,000 citizens, including Moscow’s top leadership and elite. “We will continue to identify those involved in the Russian attack and hold them accountable for their conduct,” State Department spokesman Ned Price confirmed. We are considering all steps to hold the Kremlin accountable. He alleged that Russia was attacking Ukraine’s democracy and the freedom of its citizens.

Around 9,000 Ukrainian troopers have been killed up until this point

About 9,000 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in the war since Russia invaded Ukraine in late February. Ukraine’s military chief, Valery Zaluzny, said at an event that many children in Ukraine need to be cared for because their fathers were on the front lines.

According to the United Nations, 5,587 Ukrainians were killed and 7,890 injured in Russia’s attack on Ukraine on February 24. On the other hand, UNICEF said that 972 Ukrainian children have been killed or injured since the start of the Russian operation. While the actual number is much higher than this.

 

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