Where is the war zone in Ukraine?
The Donbas broadly refers to Ukraine’s eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk, where Russian-backed separatists held significant territory before Russia’s invasion. Russian troops in the region are said to have made minor gains in recent days, with the focus primarily on air and artillery attacks around Rubizhne.
Does Russia control Mariupol?
While the Russian forces have strategic control of a large part of the critical port city, there are still parts of Mariupol, including a large steel plant, which is still under the control of the Ukrainian forces.
Is Crimea part of Ukraine now?
Russia formally annexed Crimea on 18 March, incorporating the Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol as the 84th and 85th federal subjects of Russia. Despite its annexation, Crimea was considered by most countries of the world in a UN resolution of March 2014 to remain part of Ukraine.
Where are Russian troops now?
A defense official said Russian troops are now focusing on eastern Ukraine. Russian forces continue their push into Ukraine more than two weeks into the war, inching closer to the capital of Kyiv.
Who controls donbass?
Donetsk People’s Republic
|Donetsk People’s Republic Донецкая Народная Республика (Russian) Donetskaya Narodnaya Respublika|
|Government||Unitary presidential republic|
|• Head of the Donetsk People’s Republic||Denis Pushilin|
|• Prime Minister||Vladimir Pashkov|
|• Chairman of the People’s Council||Vladimir Bidyovka|
Why did Ukraine cut off water to Crimea?
2014—2022. After the Russian annexation of Crimea, Ukrainian authorities greatly cut the volume of water flowing into Crimea via the canal, citing a huge outstanding debt on water supplies owed by the peninsula.