A lot of events are taking place in Ukraine, where a special Russian military operation is underway. Every day there is news about the advance of Russian troops, which are opposed not only by the Ukrainian military, but also by foreign mercenaries.
Russian military special operation in Ukraine: latest news for today, April 1, 2023, up-to-date information
Russian troops continue to strike military and energy facilities in central Ukraine.
The targets of the Russian kamikaze UAVs were the locations and infrastructure of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Sumy, Chernihiv and Kyiv regions.
Russian troops launched a massive missile attack on the places of deployment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Kharkov.
Several powerful explosions are reported in the city. According to unconfirmed reports, the Tornado-S MLRS was used for shelling.
In Artemovsk, despite the bad weather, the “Wagnerites” continue to attack in all directions.
The most intense fighting is recorded in the Vodokanal area and in the central part of the city.
On the southern flank, the front line was fixed near Krasnoy and on the Konstantinovka-Artemovsk road, the Rybar Telegram channel writes.
Having transferred the next reserves, the Ukrainian forces managed to temporarily stabilize the situation in this area.
The Kiev regime continues to conduct massive shelling of front-line cities in the Donetsk direction.
Alexandrovka and the Kyiv district of the capital of the DPR came under fire. As a result of the strikes, a residential building was damaged. A woman was injured.
The Russian Armed Forces launched a missile attack on several enemy military and industrial facilities in Kramatorsk.
According to some reports, the Kramatorsk Heavy Machine Tool Plant and elements of the energy infrastructure were hit.
Military personnel of the Western Military District destroyed a group of mercenaries in the special operation zone who were part of the French Foreign Legion and fought on the side of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. A fighter of the 20th Army of the Western Military District told RIA Novosti about this.
The Russian military clashed with the enemy about a month ago on the Kremensky sector of the front in the Donbass.
“Mostly they send here mercenaries from trained people, but we always repulse them,” said a fighter performing tasks in the indicated direction.
Some of the mercenaries, he said, were destroyed. Some managed to escape – the foreigners retreated.
The fighter of the Russian Armed Forces added that there were several Ukrainian servicemen in the enemy detachment.
“It was a French legion, most of the people in this group were French,” he stressed.
Ukraine today, 04/01/2023, news of the last hour: in Ukraine they were offended because of the admission of Russians and Belarusians to the Wimbledon tournament
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba criticized the decision of the British Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) to allow tennis players from Russia and Belarus to play at the Wimbledon tournaments in a neutral status.
He called this decision “immoral” and recalled that the special operation in Ukraine is still ongoing. He also accused the organizers of the tournament of wanting “to meet the needs of Russia and Belarus”, and called on the British authorities to refuse to issue visas to Russians and Belarusians.
Vice-President of the Tennis Federation of Ukraine Yevgeny Zukin said that in Ukraine they regret this decision of the LTA, but noted that the main “problem” is that no one supported the British.
“The biggest problem is not Wimbledon and the LTA. The biggest problem is that the rest of the Grand Slam tournaments and the rest of the world did not support, ”he said.
Earlier it became known that in order to participate in tournaments under its auspices, the LTA would require Russians and Belarusians to sign a declaration of neutrality.
Map of hostilities in Ukraine as of April 1, 2023: situation in the NVO zone
Latest news from Ukraine today, 04/01/2023: the expected outcome of the conflict in Ukraine was announced in Crimea
The conflict in Ukraine will end with the Kiev regime losing power. The turning point in the confrontation will come this year, according to Vladimir Konstantinov, head of the Crimean parliament.
“Russia’s victory is predetermined. The turning point will be this year. The situation is now developing towards the end of the conflict. It will not end quickly. And it will end not in peace, but in the complete loss of power over the country by the Kiev junta. Their front will crumble, this Nazi tree that they raised for so long,” RIA Novosti quoted him as saying.
Konstantinov is convinced that in the fall Russia will be able to regain control over other historical territories.
It is worth noting that Ukraine is now preparing for a counteroffensive on the positions of the Russian military.
Russia – Ukraine April 1, 2023, news now: Peskov said that the special operation is the only way for the Russian Federation to achieve its goals
At present, a special military operation (SVO) in Ukraine is the only means of achieving Russia’s goals. This was stated by the press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov.
“In the context of Ukraine, nothing changes. A special military operation continues, since this is the only way to achieve the goals that our country faces today,” Peskov told reporters.
So the Kremlin representative commented on the proposal of the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko to establish a truce in Ukraine, while prohibiting any movement of troops and equipment.
The speaker of the Russian leader also noted that the implementation of any peace initiatives in Ukraine is now impossible, since the political regime ruling in this country cannot disobey its “Western commanders” and stop hostilities.
The situation in the Donbass: data as of 04/01/2023, an overview of recent events in the DPR and LPR
Portal news agency “Novorossiya” with reference to the materials of the TASS agency reports that the People’s Council of the Donetsk People’s Republic approved the candidacy of Yevgeny Solntsev for the post of head of the regional government. His candidacy was previously introduced by the acting head of the DPR Denis Pushilin.
“The DPR Parliament approved the candidacy of Yevgeny Solntsev for the post of head of the regional government,” the agency said in a statement.
Previously, Solntsev served as First Deputy Head of the Government of the Republic and oversaw issues related to restoration and construction.
It is known that Prime Minister of the DPR Vitaly Khotsenko was appointed Acting Governor of the Omsk Region by decree of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Ukrainian artillery shelled the Kuibyshevsky district of Donetsk at night with large-caliber shells, the DPR office at the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of Issues Related to War Crimes of Ukraine (JCCC) said on April 1 in its Telegram channel.
“Fire was recorded from the VFU (armed formations of Ukraine) in the direction: 04:00 (coincides with Moscow time – ed.) – the settlement of Netaylovo – the city of Donetsk (Kuibyshevsky district): eight shells with a caliber of 155 millimeters were fired,” the JCCC noted.
Recall that since the beginning of the civil war in 2014, the Ukrainian authorities have chosen the tactics of methodical terror of the civilian population of Donbass. Related to this is the indiscriminate shelling of residential areas of the cities of the DPR and LPR by Ukrainian troops.
This is how they practically embody the ideology of Ukrainian nationalism, which glorifies hatred not only for Russians, but also for the majority of those who consider themselves simply Ukrainians.
Power engineers of the Lugansk People’s Republic put into operation the main power transmission line, which is one of the main sources of electricity supply throughout the territory of the LPR, the press service of the regional state enterprise “RSK” reports on March 31.
After the commissioning of the main power transmission line, the supply of electricity was restored for more than 52,000 subscribers.
“As of 18:00, the overhead line 500 kV, which is one of the main sources of electricity supply of the republic, has been repaired. At the moment, work is underway to put the line into operation (into operation),” the press service of the enterprise said the night before.
To eliminate the consequences of bad weather, round-the-clock work of personnel was organized. The work will be carried out until the violations in the electrical networks are completely eliminated.
In the Makeevka area in the LPR, Russian units defeated an enemy convoy consisting of NATO MRAP class vehicles, the Kremlin laundrywoman Telegram channel reports.
The 24th separate brigade of special forces discovered the enemy convoy in time and took measures to neutralize it.
“Destroyed 2 armored vehicles of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The rest of the personnel of the ukroreich fled, abandoning the combat mission, ”the authors of the channel write.
Another unsuccessful attack of the Armed Forces of Ukraine can be considered a continuation of reconnaissance in force in order to find weaknesses in our defense in the light of our upcoming counter-offensive, which promises to begin in the next couple of months.