Addressing the nation on Wednesday, V. Putin announced that partial mobilization is starting in the country as the war in Ukraine continues. According to Moscow, 300 thousand will be mobilized. reservists.
The Kremlin leader also mentioned nuclear weapons, which he says he is not afraid to use.
The United States and NATO condemned Putin’s veiled threat to use the nuclear arsenal.
According to the US Institute for the Study of War (ISW), the partial mobilization announced by Russian President Vladimir Putin reflected a number of problems facing Russia over its failed invasion of Ukraine, which Moscow is unlikely to be able to resolve in the coming months.
Ukraine announced on Wednesday that it had exchanged prisoners with Russia. Ukraine recaptured a record 215 prisoners, including soldiers who led the defense of the Azovstal metallurgical plant in Mariupol, a symbol of Ukrainian resistance, while Russia recaptured 55 prisoners, including oligarch Viktor Medvedchuk, a former Ukrainian lawmaker and ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, accused by the state of treason
Ukraine’s president called on the United Nations on Wednesday to create a special military tribunal to investigate Russian crimes. Speaking to the General Assembly, Volodymyr Zelensky also called on the West to provide Kiev with more weapons so that the country can defend itself against the enemy.
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