Russia has fully withdrawn its forces from northern Ukraine, says UK | world news

Amid indications that Russia is recalibrating its strategy in Ukraine, where it has failed to make major gains despite its numerical and technological lead, the United Kingdom said on Friday that Moscow had fully withdrawn its forces from northern Ukraine. Ukraine to Belarus and Russia.

Some of these troops will now be moved to eastern Ukraine in the Donbass region, the UK Ministry of Defense said, providing its latest update on the ongoing conflict, which began with the invasion of its neighbor by Russia on February 24.

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“Many of these forces will require significant resupply before they are ready to deploy further east. Any massive redeployment from the north is expected to take at least a week minimum,” the ministry noted in its statement.

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However, he added that the strategically important city of Izium continues to be under Russian control. “Russian shelling of eastern and southern towns continues, and its troops have advanced further south from Izium,” the UK warned.

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In recent days, Ukrainian soldiers have succeeded in conduct their Russian counterparts away from kyiv, the capital and largest city of the Eastern European nation. However, other cities, including the second largest city, Kharkiv, as well as Mariupol, suffered significant damage as a result of the fighting.

Meanwhile, in a significant development a day ago, Russia was suspended of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in response to its offensive in Ukraine. No less than 93 countries, including the United States, voted in favor of the suspension, while 58, including India and Pakistan, abstained. On the other hand, 24 countries, including China, voted against the motion.

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