Cleansing of the Sumy region and the likely attack on Severodonetsk: the main thing for the 40th day of the war
The main events of the 40th day of the war/Getty Images
The Ukrainian military and all our people have been courageously resisting the Russian army for 40 days. Today we are one day closer to the celebration of the victory.
The whole world admires the courage of Ukrainians who are fighting against the “second army” of the world. Read about the main events of the 40th day of the war in the material of Channel 24.
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05:30Polish President Andrzej Duda reacted to the atrocities of the invaders in the Kiev region. He stated that the defenders of Ukraine most of all need three things. According to him, these are weapons, weapons and weapons.
Criminals should be called criminals, brought to justice and condemned. Photos from Bucha refute the belief that a compromise must be sought at any cost. In fact, the defenders of Ukraine need three things most of all: weapons, weapons and more weapons,” the politician emphasized.
04:30 The Russians abducted four activists in Nova Kakhovka during a protest in the city.
According to local authorities, enemies on Ukrainian soil abducted:
- Yury Vasilyevich Gedzika, born in 1974;
- Igor Vladimirovich Bakhur, born in 1983;
- Anatoly Alexandrovich Kachinsky, born in 1985;
- Elena Bubnova, born in 1990.
02:01The Armed Forces of Ukraine withdrew Russian equipment and most of the soldiers from the Sumy region. In particular, our military drove off columns of invaders that entered the region.
Today it is too early to talk about the complete total liberation of the region, but equipment, armor, artillery came out. There are still some small groups that are now being discovered, a cleansing is being carried out in the Sumy region, the Konotop district, – explained the head of the Sumy OVA Dmitry Zhivitsky.
01:59On April 3, the Air Force shot down a helicopter and 2 planes of the invaders. Ukrainian defenders have already neutralized about 18,000 Russian soldiers.
01:15 The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that the Russian invaders could launch an offensive against Severodonetsk and Velikaya Novoselka in the next 24 hours.
In the Donetsk and Taurida directions, the enemy continued to focus its main efforts on capturing settlements:
00:09 , that in the Donetsk and Luhansk directions, Ukrainian defenders over the past week successfully repelled 51 enemy attacks and destroyed more than 200 pieces of Russian equipment.
At the same time, our defenders destroyed:
- 46 tanks occupiers;
- 92 armored vehicles;
- 87 enemy vehicles;
- 27 artillery systems;
- 10 unmanned aerial vehicles;
- 4 aircraft;
- 1 cruise missile.