As 636 days of war in Ukraine have passed, ten years of the Maidan Revolutionwhich is considered the first chapter of the large-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine which began on February 24, 2022.
On the occasion of that anniversary, German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius visits Kiev today to reaffirm Berlin’s military support for Ukraine as fears grow that the war in the Middle East will weigh down support, and President of the Council has also done so European, Charles Michel. The US promised to support Ukraine “for a long time.”
“Ten years ago we opened a new page in our struggle,” said Volodymyr Zelensky. “Ten years ago, the Ukrainians launched their first counteroffensive: against arbitrariness, against attempts to deprive us of a European future and against slavery,” remarked the president of Ukraine.
kyiv has announced an advance of its troops on the left bank of the Dnieper occupied by the Russian army, a success after months of unsuccessful counteroffensive but that will be difficult to convert into a real advance, according to military experts.
Russia ensures today that its troops thwart attempts by Ukrainian forces to cross the Dnieper River in the Jershon region and establish on its left (southern) bank a bridgehead.