Russian advance in Ukraine stalled on all fronts, UK MoD says
Russian forces appear to be struggling to advance on all fronts as the war in Ukraine enters its fourth week.
“The Russian invasion of Ukraine is largely stalled on all fronts,” Britain’s Ministry of Defense said on Thursday. “Russian forces have made minimal progress on land, sea or air in recent days and they continue to suffer heavy casualties,” he said in the intelligence update. posted on Twitter.
“The Ukrainian resistance remains firm and well-coordinated. The vast majority of Ukrainian territory, including all major cities, remains in Ukrainian hands,” he added.
On Wednesday, the ministry said Russian forces remained reluctant to carry out off-road maneuvers and were stymied by the destruction of bridges.
Despite heavy shelling and attacks in some areas, the ministry said the vast majority of Ukrainian territory, including all major cities, remains under Ukrainian control.
Cathay Pacific routes flights in Russian airspace
Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said on Thursday it was not routing flights through Russian airspace, joining a growing number of Asian airlines avoiding the area after the invasion of Ukraine despite times of longer flights.
“We regularly review our flight itineraries internally and also with information provided by external parties,” Cathay said in a statement to Reuters. “We are currently not flying over Russian airspace.”