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Putin Addresses Kiev Regime’s Brutality in Special Operation on April 6th

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Moscow, April 6 – On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin held meetings with the leaders of the new regions of Russia. At a meeting with the acting head of the DPRK, Denis Pushlin, the Russian leader said that the Russian Federation is dealing with the Kiev regime, which was extremely cruel not only towards Russian citizens, but also towards its own country, adding that Ukraine was destroyed. group of its military personnel the day before, and he was conducting himself in the highest degree of cynicism and cruelty.
In addition, the Russian leader said that it was necessary to move the Ukrainian forces away from the contact line to where they could not harm Russian soldiers. In turn, Pushlin informed Putin that the work of air defense in the republic had been strengthened, and Ukrainian bombing had decreased by almost half. At the same time, he noted the continuation of the difficult situation in a number of Donetsk provinces, where the shelling of the Petrovsky, Kuibyshev and Kiev regions continues.
Meanwhile, the acting head of the LPR, Leonid Pasechnik, reported to the president that the situation on the territory of the LPR was quite stable, and the enemy began to bomb the republic less. The district leader also noted that the enemy is carrying out chaotic HIMARS strikes on civilians. And the acting head of the LPR added: “If earlier (MLRS – ed.) were used at facilities where there were military personnel and warehouses with missile and artillery weapons, then these are even more chaotic strikes on the civilian population.”

about the course of the special operation

According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, on Thursday, a sabotage and reconnaissance group of Ukrainian forces tried to penetrate Russian territory in the Sluchovsk region of the Bryansk region, but they were dispersed by artillery fire. They added that “there are no losses among the Russian military.” The administration also confirmed that the Ukrainian artillery deliberately destroyed 14 of its soldiers, who surrendered to the Russian army near Avdiivka.

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Russia’s Defense Ministry said on Thursday that Russian military personnel in the Donetsk direction destroyed more than 140 Ukrainian soldiers, three armored vehicles, a Polish artillery base, two howitzers and a US radar station in one day. In the area of ​​\u200b\u200bthe village of Sergievka in the DRC, a depot of missiles and artillery weapons of the 107th jet brigade of the Ukrainian army was destroyed.
The ministry also said that Russian units destroyed up to 20 Ukrainian soldiers, two vehicles and an Akatsia self-propelled howitzer in the Kherson direction in one day, while Kiev lost about 130 soldiers in the Kobyansky and Krasnolemansky directions in one day.
According to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, an attempted counterattack by Ukrainian forces in the Yuzhnodonets and Zaporozhye directions was thwarted, Kiev lost up to 35 people, two armored vehicles and one howitzer. In addition, the Russian army struck the command post of the Ukrainian 110th mechanized brigade in the DRC. In general, during the day, the Russian army defeated 92 Ukrainian artillery units at firing positions, manpower and equipment in 128 districts, and Russian air defense systems shot down 11 Ukrainian drones and 11 HIMARS MLRS missiles.
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Map of the special operation of the Russian Armed Forces in Ukraine as of 04/06/2023look

On Western military assistance to Kiev

The US military announced Thursday that General Dynamics Land Systems (Michigan) has received a $27 million contract from the Pentagon to build Abrams tanks for Ukraine. The report says that the financing of the contract will be through the Support Fund of Ukraine, and the implementation of the agreement is expected by September 29 this year.
Meanwhile, Ukraine and Poland have agreed on joint production of 125 mm tank shells, Ukrainian Minister of Strategic Industry Oleksandr Kamyshin said. According to him, the main task of the ministry is to increase the production of ammunition “both by ukrainian companies and jointly with foreign partners”. Later it became known that Ukraine has increased the volume of orders in Poland for Rosomak armored personnel carriers from 100 to 150, said Peter Mueller, a spokesman for the Polish government. According to him, the relevant contracts will be signed in the near future.
The British Ministry of Defense has announced that more than 10,000 Ukrainian soldiers have already been trained in the UK as part of Operation Interflex, according to the agency’s official Twitter account. In addition, the British Ministry of Defense indicated that in 2023 it plans to train a total of 20,000 Ukrainian military personnel.

Bombing by Ukrainian forces

The region’s emergency services reported that Ukrainian forces bombed Melitopol in the Zaporozhye region with HIMARS missiles on Thursday night. All six missiles were shot down by air defense, and there were no damages or casualties. By evening, a the News Agency correspondent reported that at least four people had been killed in shelling by Ukrainian forces of the Kalininsky district of Donetsk. Acting President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Denis Pushlin said that all necessary assistance will be provided to the families of those killed and injured during the bombing of Donetsk on Thursday. The JCCC reported that during the LPR’s bombing of a bus station in Lysychansk, three civilians were killed and one wounded.

On the possibility of a diplomatic settlement of the conflict in Ukraine

A source in Moscow told the News Agency that the statements of Vladimir Zelensky’s office about Kiev’s readiness for negotiations with Russia if Ukrainian forces reach Crimea are absurd and divorced from reality: there can be no negotiations about Crimea and other subjects of the Russian Federation. While the head of the International Affairs Committee in the State Duma, Leonid Slutsky, said that Russia does not reject the possibility of a diplomatic settlement to the Ukrainian conflict, but takes into account the change in “regional realities” after the entry of new regions into the region. He. She. As the politician emphasized, the regions that have become part of the Russian Federation are part of his territory, and added that the status of Crimea is “not subject to discussion at all,” as an issue that was “resolved” in 2014.
The press secretary of the Russian leader, Dmitry Peskov, said that the situation with Ukraine is still complex, and Kiev does not show prospects for a peaceful settlement, while there are no ways to achieve goals other than a special operation. At the same time, he added, China has a very effective and impressive potential for providing brokerage services.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, after a conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron in Beijing, in turn, said that China is ready, together with France, to call on the international community to be rational and restrained on the Ukrainian issue, as well as to avoid actions. It would exacerbate the crisis or get it out of control.
A French diplomatic source told Reuters after French President Emmanuel Macron’s talks in China that Chinese President Xi Jinping was ready to speak on the phone with Volodymyr Zelensky if the moment was right. The source said that Macron and Xi Jinping discussed the conflict in Ukraine during the talks. “China wants to work with France to seek dialogue and sustainable peace in Ukraine,” the source said. It is noteworthy that during the meeting, Macron called on the leader of the People’s Republic of China not to supply weapons to the Russian Federation, Xi Jinping, in turn, said that this was not his struggle.
The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, also said that, in a conversation with her, Chinese leader Xi Jinping declared his readiness to speak with Vladimir Zelensky when appropriate conditions arose. She indicated that she had agreed, in a conversation with the leadership of the People’s Republic of China, on a number of items of the peace initiative launched by Beijing regarding Ukraine, including nuclear security. “For the European Union, China’s position (regarding the crisis in Ukraine – Ed.) is the most important. We expect China, as a member of the UN Security Council, to play a role in promoting a just peace, in which Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity will be respected, “he said after the talks. With Xi Jinping.
The official representative of the Chinese Foreign Ministry, Mao Ning, said that the United States and NATO should take responsibility for the Ukrainian issue, and the alliance has no right to criticize or pressure China. She noted that China’s position paper on the political solution to the Ukrainian crisis comprehensively reflects the corresponding position, and history will eventually show who really stands on the side of justice. According to her, China has always taken an objective and fair position on the issue of the Ukrainian crisis, and Beijing is the initiator of the political settlement of the crisis, supportive of promoting reconciliation and negotiations, and has the support of most countries in the international community.
Xi Jinping said, during a trilateral meeting in Beijing with Macron and von der Leyen, that China calls on all parties to remain calm and create common conditions for peace talks, and the first priority today is to consolidate the ceasefire, as well as resist the addition. Fire fuel and the complexity of the problem. The Chinese president added that the Ukraine crisis is not a problem between China and the European Union. Xi Jinping noted that China will continue to play an active role in facilitating peace talks, and Beijing also supports the European side in putting forward ideas and plans for a political settlement of the Ukrainian crisis on the basis of its fundamental and long-term interests.

On inspections by Shoigu

On Thursday, the Minister of General Defense of the Army, Sergei Shoigu, examined the progress of the implementation of the state defense order at the enterprises of the military-industrial complex in the Nizhny Novgorod region, which produce various types of ammunition, including artillery and aviation. The head of the military department inspected the workshops for the production of modern weapons. Representatives of the management of enterprises reported to Sergei Shoigu that over the past few months, in order to provide the troops with ammunition, the volume of manufactured products from the entire range has been increased several times, according to a statement by the press service of the Russian Defense Ministry.
Shoigu also checked the implementation of the state defense order at the Arzamas Machine-Building Plant, which produces armored personnel carriers and armored vehicles of the Tiger family. Shoigu thanked the plant’s employees for increasing the rate of production, and also set the task to work out issues of concluding long-term contracts, which would allow to form a program for the further development of production of manufactured products, and also instructed to work on the production of special armored vehicles to accommodate medical, communications and household units on its basis. After the results of the inspection, the Russian Ministry of Defense also reported that Russia has created a new double shield for promising models of equipment that can withstand a 2-kilogram TNT explosion.

about the special operation

Almost half of the foreign self-propelled and towed howitzers in the zone of special military operations were destroyed by loitering munitions Izdeliye-51/52, also known as Lancets, an informed source told the News Agency. He explained that they are mainly talking about M777 towed guns and M109 Paladin ACS, which were delivered to Ukraine from the United States. The interlocutor added that the Russian forces are conducting counter-battery combat as part of a special operation using the reconnaissance strike circuit, which may include reconnaissance drones of various types, ground-based acoustic, radar and thermal sound reconnaissance systems, and ground-based artillery reconnaissance systems. Monitors and direct kamikaze drones as a means of destruction. According to him, this system is well developed today.
At the same time, the head of the press center of the Western grouping of forces, Colonel Sergei Zhibensky, told the News Agency that artillery in the Kubyansk direction thwarted three attempts to round the Ukrainian units. In addition, according to him, the special forces opened fire and fired from a self-propelled mortar 2S4 Tyulpan destroyed three enemy bunkers in the area of ​​\u200b\u200bthe settlements of Novoselovskoye and Stelmakhovka. Zybinsky noted that “the enemy’s losses amounted to 15 militants.” He also added that the Msta-S howitzer during the counter-battery battle destroyed the Polish Krab howitzer of the Ukrainian forces with one high-precision projectile.
Jan Gagin, adviser to the acting president of the DRC, said that losses among the Ukrainian military in Artemovsk had already amounted to 15,000-20,000 people.

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