Following its announcement that its forces would step up military operations in all “Military operations” zones, Russia has begun planning for the next stage of its invasion in Ukraine, according to a Ukrainian military official.
Vadym Skibitskyi, a spokesman for Ukraine’s intelligence service, said, “It’s not simply missile strikes from the air and at sea. The entire front line and communication line will likely be subject to shelling. Attack helicopters and tactical aircraft are actively usable by Russia. It is obvious that Russia is getting ready for the next round of the assault. The Ukrainian military has also claimed that Russia is assembling troops to attack Sloviansk, a significant symbolic city held by Ukraine in the eastern Donetsk area. On July 17, the Ministry of Defense of Britain reported that after the Ukrainian government and military vowed to drive Russia out of its territory, Moscow was bolstering its fortifications in the southern Ukraine regions it had taken control of.
The ministry claims that Russia is boosting security near Melitopol while relocating troops and equipment between the three cities of Kherson, Mariupol, and Zaporizhzhia. Russian commanders have acknowledged the gravity of the dangers, as seen by their reinforcement of soldiers in the south while continuing the struggle for Donbas.
On July 14, Russia is alleged to have fired more than 50 Grad missiles towards the city of Nikopol on the Dnipro River and launched a missile attack on Vinnytsia’s city centre. According to Ukrainian President Zelensky, Russia has so far employed more than 3,000 cruise missiles as well as countless artillery and air assaults against Ukrainian objectives. Moscow has not yet responded to Ukraine’s aforementioned remark.