On Sunday, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky visited soldiers fighting on the front near the village of Robotyne in the Zaporizhia Oblast. Later, he admitted that he was considering the possibility of replacing the state’s management staff, not only in the military sector. Here are the most important events in recent hours in and around Ukraine.
> Volodymyr Zelensky visited Ukrainian troops on the south-eastern front on Sunday and presented medals to the soldiers, the president’s office reported. As his spokesman added, the head of state came very close to an exchange of fire on the front line.
“This is Robotyne. There is an intense fight going on here,” Zelensky said in a recording published on social media. According to Ukrainian soldiers quoted on social media, the region visited by the president is extremely dangerous due to the high activity of artillery and drones.
> President Zelensky said on Sunday in an interview for the Italian RAI television that he is considering the possibility of replacing the state’s management staff, not only in the military sector. He responded to rumors that he might dismiss the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, General Valery Zaluzhny.
When asked about the rumors about the possibility of dismissing the general, the president replied: “This is an issue concerning the people who are to lead Ukraine. Certainly, a reset, a new beginning is necessary. When we talk about this, I mean the replacement of the management staff in the country, not only in the sector. military”.
> The lack of ammunition forces Ukrainian artillerymen to change their tactics by firing only at certain and confirmed targets. The problem limits maneuverability, which in turn will make it difficult to liberate the occupied areas, experts warned in an interview with Business Insider.
Ukraine fires about 2,000 bullets per day, Russia – 10 thousand The Russians have also increased their ammunition production, while Ukraine’s allies are delaying in providing Kiev with the necessary support, the portal recalled.
> The Russian attack on the energy infrastructure in Kryvyi Rih, which took place on Saturday, was one of the largest in a year, the energy company Ukrenergo reported on Sunday.
The company’s report noted that “repair crews had to restore power to customers in the region twice a day.” “Repairs to the core and distribution networks are still ongoing, but power supplies have been resumed,” it added.
> The Hungarian government will not open its borders to Ukrainian grain until a common European solution is found to limit the inflow of agricultural products from Ukraine, Hungarian Minister of Agriculture Istvan Nagy said on Sunday in an interview for Radio Kossuth.
Hungary introduced a unilateral embargo on Ukrainian agricultural products in mid-September after the expiry of restrictions previously imposed by the European Commission.
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