Live news: Kremlin says Putin visits military command posts in occupied Ukraine
Vladimir Putin has visited army command posts in occupied areas of Ukraine, the Kremlin mentioned, an indication the Russian president retains his ambitions greater than a 12 months into his invasion of the nation.
Putin visited troops within the Kherson and Luhansk areas and heard studies from subject commanders, the Kremlin mentioned on Tuesday, with out instantly offering any footage of the journey.
If confirmed, the go to would mark Putin’s second journey to occupied Ukraine after he made a quick cease in March in Mariupol, a south-eastern metropolis Russia primarily razed to the bottom within the struggle’s early days.
Putin gave the troops in Kherson area, the location of a humiliating Russian retreat from the provincial capital final November, an icon he mentioned was beforehand owned by a Tsarist defence minister, in response to state newswire Ria Novosti.