The balance sheet in the Russia-Ukraine war, which started with the military action order given by Russian leader Vladimir Putin in February 2022, continues to increase. In the war that caused millions of people to migrate and lose their lives, Russia has mobilized all its power for Bakhmut, which is located in eastern Ukraine and sees as the 'last stronghold'.
The Ukrainian General Staff stated that the Russian forces carried out 4 missiles and 24 air strikes in 24 hours, and in its statement, "Heavy clashes continue in the direction of Bakhmut and Avdiyivka. (Russian forces) do not give up trying to seize the region despite the significant loss of weapons and military power." After this statement, which came after Putin's visit to Mariupol, which was discussed recently, an important move came from the Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
According to the news of Anadolu; Ukrainian leader Zelenskyy went to the fronts near Bakhmut, the region where the war was most intense.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, in his post on his Telegram account, stated that his country met with Ukrainian soldiers at the front in the direction of Bakhmut in the Donetsk region.
Zelenskyy said that he presented the "state medal" to the soldiers on the front line and said, "I am honored to be here today and to reward our heroes."
He had visited Bakhmut on 20 December 2022.
Recently, Russian President Vladimir Putin made a surprise visit to Mariupol, which is located in the Russian-occupied Donbass region after the Sevastopol region of Crimea. It was stated that Putin, who visited the Russian-occupied regions for the first time, came to Mariupol by helicopter, and it was stated that Putin drove around the region and chatted with the citizens.
In the news of the Ihlas News Agency, based on the Russian press, it was stated that Putin visited a family at their home in the Nevsky district, a new residential area built by the Russian army, "The President also examined the Mariupol coastline, where the yacht club, theater building and unforgettable places of the city are located,' it was said.