THE Russia is maintaining constant bombing in the northeast of Kharkiv in an attempt to trap Ukrainian forces there and prevent them from being used as counterattacks in other Russian-held regions, the UK Ministry of Defense said on Friday.
Kharkiv, about 15 kilometers from the Russian front lines, has been under constant attack since the start of the invasion of Russia. Ukraine by Russia because it is within range of most of Moscow’s artillery, the British intelligence daily bulletin pointed out.
During two bombings on Wednesday (17) and Thursday (18), 17 people were killed and another 42 were injured in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city, the Ukrainian regional governor said.
Russia denies deliberately targeting civilians in what it calls a “special military operation” in Ukraine.
Source: CNN Brasil