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Ukraine urges its allies to finally give it “fire parity” with Russian forces to “stabilize” the situation in the Donbass after the withdrawal of its troops from Severodonetsk, a strategic lock in this region, pounded for weeks by the Russian artillery. Follow our live.
5 a.m.: Ukraine demands ‘fire parity’ with Russians after Severodonetsk withdrawal
“I stressed the need to achieve parity of fire with the enemy, which will allow us to stabilize the situation in the most threatened region of Luhansk,” said the commander-in-chief of the Ukrainian armed forces, Valeriy Zaluzhnyi. , reporting on his Facebook page on a telephone conversation with his American counterpart, General Mark Milley.
Ukraine continues to demand more heavy weapons from its allies to counter Russian strike power, particularly in the Donbass, an industrial region in the east of the country, already partially under the control of pro-Russian separatists since 2014, and which Moscow has sworn to conquer completely.