The chief of the Russian military has acknowledged that Russia will focus its principal war effort on the “complete liberation” of the eastern Ukrainian Donbas region, a change from its earlier mission of making an attempt to invade the whole nation, decapitate the Kyiv authorities and alter management.
On Friday, March 24, the defence ministry stated Russia had been contemplating two choices for its “special army operation” – one masking the whole of Ukraine and one specializing in the Donbas.
The feedback come as Russian forces have met robust resistance within the north of Ukraine and around Kyiv.
Sergey Rudskoy, head of the main operational division of the Basic Employees of the Russian Armed Forces, said 93% of Luhansk oblast and 54% of Donetsk oblast was below Russian management.
He stated Russia had destroyed the vast majority of Ukraine’s air drive and navy, and this marked the profitable end of the first part of the battle, he added.
Nonetheless, the defence ministry stated Russia would react instantly to any transfer to close airspace over Ukraine – something Ukrainian President Volodimir Zelensky has repeatedly urged.