Ukraine does not want the war to last until winter
The head of the Ukrainian presidential administration, Andri Jermak, said that the country does not want the war to last until winter. According to Jermak, the prolongation of the war would allow Russia to consolidate its positions and it would make counterattacks in Ukraine more difficult
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Kyiv: Ukraine does not want the war to last until winter
The head of the Ukrainian presidential administration, Andri Jermak, said that the country does not want the war to last until winter. According to Jermak, the prolongation of the war would allow Russia to consolidate its positions and it would make counterattacks in Ukraine more difficult.
"It is very important for us that it does not drag on until the winter. After the winter, when the Russians have had time to secure themselves, it will certainly be more difficult," said Jermak.
White House: Russia is preparing to annex Ukrainian territories
US National Security Council spokesman John Kirby announced that Russia is securing the areas of Ukraine under its control. Moscow is preparing to annex Kherson, Zaporizhzhia, Donetsk and Luhansk regions. According to Kirby, Russia plans to hold fake referendums there. Moscow also wants to switch the local currency to the ruble and force residents to apply for Russian citizenship.
ISW: Kremlin may use nuclear threat to deter Ukraine counterattack
According to the International Institute for the Study of War (ISW), the Kremlin may annex the conquered territories in Ukraine. Moscow could then threaten a nuclear weapon. Russia can then claim that it plans to use a nuclear weapon to defend its territory.
The think tank also reported that Russian nationalists are increasingly demanding that the Kremlin declare mobilization.
WSJ: Ukraine is struggling to use Western weapons on the front lines
According to The Wall Street Journal, Ukraine's military is struggling to deploy Western weapons on the front lines. Due to the supply of various weapons, Ukraine is facing more and more logistical problems. Weapons require different ammunition, maintenance.
Kyiv: Ukrainian forces inflicted significant losses on the Russians in the Donetsk region
According to the Ukrainian General Staff, the country's military inflicted significant losses on the Russian army. According to the General Staff, on July 19, Russian troops tried to advance towards the villages of Spirne and Ivano-Darivka in the Donetsk region.
Paris: Six French Caesar howitzers are on their way to Ukraine
French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna announced that six Caesar howitzers are on their way to Ukraine. France has previously delivered 12 such howitzers to Ukraine.
The US is sending even more HIMARS missile systems to Ukraine
US National Security Council spokesman John Kirby announced that the White House will announce a new military aid package for Ukraine this week. According to Kirby, the new aid package includes new HIMARS launchers and additional ammunition.
Ukraine: Russian forces bombed the city of Huliaipole in the Zaporizhzhia region
Authorities in the Zaporizhia region announced that Russian forces bombed the town of Huliaipole. The number of victims is not yet clear.
According to the head of the governor of Sumy region, Russian forces bombed the region 78 times on July 19. According to the head of the region, two people were injured.