And there were major civilian casualties until the region was literally bombed out of existence.
Intelligence says that Putin claims that on May 9th the “special operation” should be complete. And Putin wants to schedule a “Victory Day.”
He is hoping that a new theater commander will accomplish his goal. Dvornikov has extensive combat experience. And Putin hopes that he will bring a level of coordination to the invasion. Instead of multiple fronts the Russians are moving all their resources to the Donbas region.
The Ukrainians fear that the Russians will continue to kill civilians. And destroy the infrastructures of the population centers.