As of Sunday morning in Ukraine, preventing continues in Mariupol as territorial protection forces battle to stop Russia from capturing extra of town. In the meantime, extra sources have confirmed the story that Russian forces put native residents on buses and took them out of the realm, both to Donetsk or into Russia. For these not already kidnapped or engaged in a firefight, the state of affairs stays dire.
U.S. Protection analysts have confirmed that the missile which was seen streaking throughout Ukraine on Friday earlier than impacting close to a warehouse within the southwest of the nation was in reality some sort of hypersonic weapon. Nonetheless, it’s not clear if it was truly the brand new Kinzhal missile, or the much less subtle Iskander-M.
The variety of Russian air sorties over Ukraine has declined considerably over the past week. Whether or not that is associated to the variety of Russian planes destroyed for the reason that battle started, or shifting aims isn’t clear.
The U.Okay. Ministry of Protection has a brand new abstract centered on the state of affairs in Ukraine’s skies. In brief, Russia nonetheless doesn’t have air superiority.
Army Land has their every day abstract of motion. Their evaluation: “a stalemate.” Russia is incapable of capturing main targets. However, whereas Russia doesn’t have full air superiority, it has sufficient relative benefit to stop Ukraine from participating in additional than restricted counterattacks.
Ukraine nonetheless stands. Kyiv nonetheless stands.