The Government of Ukraine has ordered the mandatory evacuation of the Donetsk region, in the east of the country. ;s, which in recent days has been the object of severe military attacks of the armed conflict.
In a speech broadcast Saturday night on the presidential Telegram channel, Zelensky asked to the inhabitants who have not yet done it that they take for themselves He himself made the decision to evacuate Donetsk and assured them They would have full logistical and financial assistance.
“Trust me. The sooner they do it, the more people leave the Donetsk region now, the less time the Russian army will have to kill people”, he stressed, after admitting that there were still “hundreds of thousands of people, tens of thousands of children, many of whom refuse to leave.” the recognition that several countries have made of Russia as a terrorist state, especially the US, “more as an effective defense of the free world than as a political gesture.”
< p>Pavlo Kyrylenko, head of the Donetsk military administration, reported this same Saturday that over the last month a total of 662 people have died in the region as a result of Russian attacks and that another 1,711 were injured.
kyiv has reported the murder in an attack of 50 Ukrainian prisoners in a prison of the self-proclaimed People's Republic of Donetsk located in the town of Yelenovka (also known as Olenivka , in Ukrainian), while Moscow He categorically denies this and blames Ukraine for the attack.