Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelenskyy announced on his Telegram channel that he had held a meeting of the Supreme Commander’s headquarters. The president said he listened to reports from the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, the Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and heads of zones.
“We are dealing in detail with the situation in each of the frontline directions,” Zelenskyy said.
Zelenskyy called Bakhmut the most difficult direction, noting that the intensity of the fighting is increasing in the village.
Chief of Staff Major General Eduard Moskalev reported to Zelenskyy on the situation in the Kherson direction, and Lieutenant General Sergei Naev reported on the situation in the northern regions and the border.
Zelenskyy said he was “preparing for the return of Ukrainian soldiers to combat”.