While the flood move downstream from around Kherson?
Assistance to those in the flood area ramps up…..
The Russian’s bomb the city after Ukraine President Zelensky stops there………
The Ukkaraine launches it’s advertised Spring Offensive whihc is NOT affected by the action….
The four military personnel, including officers, spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to publicly discuss the battlefield developments. Ukrainian officials have said repeatedly in recent days that they would not make an official announcement that the counteroffensive had begun, and that no single action would mark its start.
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Ukrainian forces tried to break through the lines of the Russian army in the Zaporizhzhia region, using up to 1,500 troops and 150 armored vehicles. His claims could not be independently verified.
The Zaporizhzhia region has long been seen as the most strategic and likely location of the new Ukrainian campaign, which is expected to unfold over the course of months. The offensive will be a pivotal test of the U.S.-led strategy to prepare Ukrainian forces with more advanced tactics and weaponry. It will also test the resolve of Russia’s beleaguered forces, which are beset by infighting and have already endured numerous high-profile setbacks in the 15 months since President Vladimir Putin ordered the full-scale invasion of Ukraine.
By cutting south through the Zaporizhzhia region’s flat fields, Kyiv’s forces could aim to sever the “land bridge” between mainland Russia and occupied Crimea, cutting off crucial Russian supply lines. They could also attempt to liberate the city of Melitopol, which Russia has established as the region’s occupied capital, and Enerhodar, where the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant is located…..