Today, Wednesday, the Russian military operation in Ukraine enters its seventh day, while matters are escalating on the ground despite Western pressure on Moscow, through painful economic sanctions, the last of which came from Washington, where America closes its entire airspace to Russian aviation, Today.
In the latest field developments, the Kyiv governor announced that the Russian forces are getting closer to the Ukrainian capital, while the correspondent of Al-Arabiya and Al-Hadath reported that the Russian forces are besieging Kyiv from all sides.
Our correspondent confirmed that the Ukrainian army set up barriers inside the capital, Kyiv, while the Russian forces pushed more military reinforcements to Kharkiv.
Earlier in the day, the Ukrainian army announced that Russian airborne forces carried out a landing in Kharkiv, and an eyewitness confirmed that the landing took place near a military base and a hospital, while the Russian Defense Ministry reported that its forces fully control the regional center of the city of Kherson in southern Ukraine, while the mayor demanded Kherson by opening a safe corridor to evacuate the wounded and bring in medical supplies.
The Ukrainian Ministry of Defense confirmed that it was examining reports that Odessa airport had been heavily bombed.
This comes as the “Al-Arabiya” and “Al-Hadath” camera monitored the effects of the destruction caused by the Russian bombing in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv.
Al-Arabiya and Al-Hadath sources reported that clashes took place in the city of Sumy, northeastern Ukraine, and the Organization for Security and Cooperation reported hearing explosions and shootings in Kharkiv, Kherson and Donetsk.
Circulating images showed the targeting of a Russian military convoy in southern Ukraine, while images from Ukraine showed some of the effects of the bombing in the vicinity of the Ukrainian capital, where the massive destruction and fires caused by the bombing.
The Ukrainian military said in a statement on the Telegram application that “Russian airborne forces landed in Kharkiv (…) and attacked a local hospital,” adding, “There is fighting now between Russian forces and the Ukrainians.”
Kharkiv is a city located in eastern Ukraine near the border with Russia, with a population of 1.4 million, most of whom speak Russian.
Since the first day of the invasion, the Russian forces have been trying to control this city, and on Tuesday they targeted it with fierce bombardment, leaving dead and wounded, according to the local authorities.
As for Kherson, whose entrances were controlled by Russian forces, it witnessed during the night the advance of the attacking forces, which took control of the railway station and the city’s port, according to local media, quoting the city’s mayor, Igor Kulekhaev.
On Tuesday, Russia intensified its attack on the capital, Kyiv, and Kharkiv, the country’s second largest city (eastern Ukraine).
5 people were killed and 5 others were injured in a Russian bombing of the Kyiv TV tower, according to the Ukrainian authorities.
This tower is located in the same neighborhood as the Babi Yar site, which is an important memorial site.
On Tuesday, the Ukrainian Ministry of the Interior announced that the Russian forces… The city of Kherson in southern Ukraine was stormedHowever, it said that it controls the administrative building of the city, while a video of the missile attack was circulated on the base of the 95th Air Attack Brigade in Zhumar, northwest of Kyiv.
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