Russia-Ukraine Crisis: Amid the Russia-Ukraine war, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday announced the imposition of martial law in four Russian-occupied regions of Ukraine, over which Russia claimed its authority last month. In televised remarks to members of his Security Council, Putin also directed the government to set up a special coordination council to Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin to deploy troops to Russian territory to further escalate the war in Ukraine.
Nearly eight months into the Russo-Ukraine war, and Russia facing a major defeat at the hands of the Ukrainian military since early September, Putin’s move is a new plan to avenge that defeat. Russian-established officials in Kherson, one of the four Russian occupied territories, told citizens to leave some areas as soon as possible in anticipation of a Ukrainian attack.
Putin said – working for a better future of Russia
Putin said the measures he was ordering would enhance the stability of the economy, industry and production, which Russia has launched in support of its special military operation. Putin has said that “we are working on solving very complex, large-scale tasks to ensure a credible future for Russia, the future of our people.”
Russia intensifies air strikes on Ukraine
Russia has intensified air strikes on Ukraine for the past few days. First missiles and now drones are also being attacked continuously on Kyiv. Many people have also been reported killed in the drone attack. With this, Ukrainian President Zelensky has claimed that Russia has destroyed a third of Ukraine’s power stations.