Ukraine 31.02.2022

by Olha Povaliaieva
Thursday, March 31, 2022
Ukraine 31.02.2022

The war in Ukraine summary, according to British intelligence

  • Despite Russian statements indicating an intended reduction of military activity around Chernihiv, significant Russian shelling and missile strikes have continued;
  • Russian forces continue to hold positions to the east and west of Kyiv despite the withdrawal of a limited number of units. Heavy fighting will likely take place in the suburbs of the city in the coming days;
  • Heavy fighting continues in Mariupol, a key objective of Russian forces, however, Ukrainian forces remain in control of the center of the city.

To strengthen the defense capability and immediate response to events, Volodymyr Zelenskyy signed a decree on the creation of 8 additional military administrations in the Donetsk region. From now on, Ukrainian administrations will function on the basis of the military-civilian city administrations of Avdiivka, Uhledar, Maryinka, Toretsk, Svetlodarsk, Sloviansk, Druzhkivka, and Ocheretyn. The decree entered into force at the time of its signing on 02.30.2022.

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