Boris warns Russia is 'chewing through ground' in eastern Ukraine

Boris Johnson warns Russia is ‘chewing through groundin eastern Ukraine as he urges more support for Kyiv forces

  • Boris Johnson has warned Russia is making ‘palpable progressin Donbas region
  • The PM urged more military support for ‘incredibly heroic’ 告诉《泰晤士报》,普京显然“非常生气”
  • Ministry of Defence says Putin’s forces have taken several villages recently
  • 鲍里斯·约翰逊(Boris Johnson) today warned that 俄国 is ‘chewing through groundin eastern Ukraine as he urged more support for 乌克兰军队称英国的 NLAW 导弹是“游戏规则改变者”俄罗斯准备在一月份入侵乌克兰.

    The PM said Vladimir 普京‘s military is making ‘palpable progressin the Donbas region despite the ‘incredible heroismof the resistance.

    In an interview with Bloomberg, he said more offensive weapons including long-range multiple-launch rocket systems are needed to help counter the threat.

    The Ministry of Defence says Putin’s invading troops have recently captured several villages as they attempt to surround Severodonetsk and Lysychansk in the Donbas.

    Pro-Russian troops drive past a destroyed residential building in the town of Popasna in the Luhansk region yesterday

    Pro-Russian troops drive past a destroyed residential building in the town of Popasna in the Luhansk region yesterday

    鲍里斯·约翰逊(Boris Johnson) (图为今天) said Vladimir Putin's military is making 'palpable progress' in the Donbas region despite the 'incredible heroism' of the resistance.

    鲍里斯·约翰逊(Boris Johnson) (图为今天) said Vladimir Putin’s military is making ‘palpable progressin the Donbas region despite the ‘incredible heroismof the resistance.

    But it said President Volodymyr Zelensky’s defending forces are holding ‘multiple defended sectorsas Russia deploys 50-year-old Soviet-era T-62 tanks.

    这些, the intelligence update said, ‘will almost certainly be particularly vulnerableto anti-tank weapons and shows Russia’s lack of ‘modern, combat-ready equipment’.

    约翰逊先生说: ‘I think it’s very, very important that we do not get lulled because of the incredible heroism of the Ukrainians in pushing the Russians back from the gates of Kyiv.

    ‘I’m afraid that Putin at great cost to himself and Russian military is continuing to chew through ground in Donbas, he’s continuing to make gradual, slow but I’m afraid palpable progress.

    ‘And therefore it is absolutely vital that we continue to support the Ukrainians militarily.

    An injured man is carried on a stretcher after shelling in Kharkiv yesterday

    An injured man is carried on a stretcher after shelling in Kharkiv yesterday