On the 488th day of the war in Ukraine, the Russian Defense Minister has visited Russian troops participating in the military operation in Ukraine, according to the RIA news agency.
This is the first public appearance of Sergei Shoigu who would come to deny the replacement of President Vladimir Putin’s trusted man, one of the claims of the head of the Wagner group Yevgueni Prigozhin in his weekend rebellion.
And given the doubts that Wagner’s rebellion has created, Russia has reported that China supported the efforts of President Putin to stabilize your country after an abortive rebellion against the Kremlin by a private army of mercenaries. These are the Kremlin’s first responses to evidence that a weakened Russian leader is losing the war and is giving in under pressure, according to recent analyzes.
For his part, Ukrainian President Volodimir Zelenski lamented in his daily address to the nation last night that “the world’s attention to the Russian threat at the Zaporizhia plant” is still “insufficient”, and insisted that Russian forces who occupy it have decided undermine the plant