Ukraine President cleans his own house, replacing those in his government that he feels could be sympathetic Russia and those NOT working hard enough against….
Russian troops seem ready to start new offence’s in the the East and South of the Ukraine….
The Ukraine forces want more Western weapons….
As of Sunday, Ukraine had registered 651 criminal proceedings against employees across several high-level offices for allegedly collaborating with Russians or working against the nation’s goals, Zelensky said in his nightly address shortly after announcing the dismissals.
“Such an array of crimes against the foundations of the national security of the state and the connections detected between the employees of the security forces of Ukraine and the special services of Russia pose very serious questions to the relevant leadership,” Zelensky said.
He added that any employees working against Ukraine would be held accountable, and that he had already replaced the security heads of the Kharkiv and Kherson regions.
During his remarks, Zelensky said agencies cannot have full functionality without an “effective leader.” He did not disclose in his address whether Bakanov or Venediktova were being investigated for alleged treason or other crimes.
As Ukrainian officials investigate what Zelensky called “specific actions and any inaction,” the nation is on heightened alert for airstrikes from its invader. Russian forces have stepped up their attacks beyond the front lines. The Pentagon estimates that up to 150 Ukrainians have been killed in Russian attacks on civilian areas in the past two weeks….
War in Ukraine: What you need to know
Here’s what you need to know:
Russia hits Mykolaiv with another ‘massive’ attack, officials say.
‘It’s tense’: Under constant fire, Ukrainian soldiers dismiss any suggestion that they cede land.
Family members mourn a 4-year-old girl killed in a Russian missile attack.
A series of deadly strikes on civilian targets across Ukraine leaves officials urging people to heed air raid sirens.
A young woman’s wartime task: persuading people to leave their homes.
Biden’s goal in the Mideast: Countering China and Russia.
Ukraine says it controls two villages in Luhansk, denying Russia total control of the region….