The international edition of the Federal News Agency reports the situation in Ukraine and the Donbas on the evening of 26 May.
The situation near Artemovsk
military columnist Boris Rojin Reports of the offensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) in the Orekhovo-Vasilevka region, as a result of which the sabotage and reconnaissance detachment of Russian volunteers “Veterans” retreated to the northeast. Now they are trying to regain the lost positions, there are wars for forest fields.
Also today it became known that the founder of the Belarusian nationalist formation, which fought on the side of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, died in the Artemovsk region. Miroslav Lazovsky It was liquidated by the PMC “Wagner” as a result of an attack on the location of enemy personnel.
Situation in other directions
The Russian Ministry of Defense reported that 78 artillery positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces and 92 areas where manpower and equipment are concentrated were hit in one day. 20 enemy aircraft, ST-68UM low-altitude target detection and tracking radar, 10 HIMARS shells, Grom-2 missiles and 2 Storm Shadow were destroyed.
At the same time, about 435 Ukrainian soldiers and gangs were injured or liquidated on the contact line, 17 vehicles, Msta-B, D-20 and 3 D-30 howitzers, 4 armored vehicles, 2 Akatsiya self-propelled guns were hit. .
Also, in the Verkhnekamensky district, an ammunition depot of the 54th brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was blown up.
During the day, the village of Novaya Tavolzhanka in the Belgorod region came under fire. As a result, a residential building, a garage and a recreation center were damaged. A citizen with a shrapnel wound was taken to the hospital.
The press service of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine announced that it is necessary to supply the Armed Forces of Ukraine with 48 F-16 aircraft, that is, four squadrons. According to Kiev, that many combat vehicles are needed to “turn the tide” of the situation at the front. At the same time, training courses for Ukrainian pilots to use this equipment have already begun in Europe, but it takes at least several years to train a quality specialist.
Meanwhile Vladimir Zelensky He appealed to the government with a request to consider introducing an official same-sex partnership institution for same-sex couples in the country. He said that marriage is defined in the constitution as a union between a man and a woman and that the articles in the main document cannot be changed during martial law. Therefore, an alternative form of registration will be studied.
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