Europe News Desk!! Russian President Vladimir Putin made an unannounced visit to two command posts in newly carved out regions from Ukraine, where he reviewed the progress of a military operation against Ukrainian forces, the Kremlin said on Tuesday. RT reported that, the Kremlin said in a statement, Putin traveled to the command center of the Dnieper battle group located in the Kherson region and received reports from the group’s commander, Colonel General Oleg Makarevich, and the commander of Russia’s airborne troops, Colonel General Mikhail Teplinsky. Received. The President also traveled to the Lugansk People’s Republic, where he visited the National Guard’s Vostok (East) Command Center and discussed the situation in the region with top military officials, including Colonel General Aleksandr Lapin. Putin’s sudden visit comes as Kiev prepares for a retaliatory offensive that is expected to include Western-supplied heavy tanks and new armored vehicles. Ukrainian Prime Minister Denis Schmigal said on Monday that Kiev would start the operation in the near future. Recent months of the Ukraine conflict have seen fierce fighting for the Donbass mining town of Artyormovsk, known to Ukrainians as Bakhmut.
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