Ukraine holds the line while waiting for Western tanks to arrive

Tanks seen in Ukraine Tanks are seen in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine, February 2, 2017. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Revelations 6:3-4 “when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!” 4 And out came another horse, bright red. Its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people should slay one another, and he was given a great sword.

Important Takeaways:

  • Russia Seeks Gains in Ukraine Before Western Tanks Arrive
  • Russian forces are seeking to seize an advantage in the months before tanks pledged by Kyiv’s Western allies begin to arrive on the battlefield and on Friday they pressed an offensive in eastern Ukraine.
  • Ukrainian forces said on Friday they had repelled Russian attacks on Vuhledar and several other villages in the eastern Donetsk region over the preceding 24 hours
  • Russia also launched 148 attacks along the front line with Ukrainian forces in the southern Zaporizhzhia region over the past day using tanks, rockets and artillery, the regional military administration said.
  • Kyiv’s allies are rushing to assemble two battalions’ worth of Leopard 2 tanks from a range of European countries after Germany and the U.S. committed to provide their own tanks. The initial battalion is expected to arrive in Ukraine within three months.
  • Zelensky has urged Western countries to speed up the delivery of tanks and the training of Ukrainian forces to use them as Russia regains initiative.

Read the original article by clicking here.

Leave a Reply