On Wednesday evening, Wirishuk said that the creation of an escape corridor for civilians from Mariupol had failed. Russian forces violated the agreed ceasefire and blocked evacuation buses.
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and his Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen arrived in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, on Thursday morning. This was announced by the Spanish government. The two heads of government wanted to meet for talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Sanchez said on Wednesday he wanted to convey to Silinsky the “absolute commitment of the European Union” and Spain to “peace”.
According to British information, the Russian armed forces are advancing from their areas of deployment in the Donbass region in eastern Ukraine towards Kramatorsk. The British Ministry of Defense, based on a case report from Military Intelligence, said the city was still under missile bombardment. The Russian army is trying to destroy the Ukrainian air defense capabilities in the east of the country.
But there may be a certain amount of time pressure with the Russian offensive. Russia will likely be eager to make significant gains ahead of the annual May 9 celebrations of Victory Day over Nazi Germany. “This may affect how quickly and forcefully they attempt to conduct operations prior to that date,” the tweet said.
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