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The Russian President has seemed to ramp up the stress after giving the go-ahead for greater than 100,000 troops who spent weeks massing the Ukrainian border to lastly start the invasion of their neighbour. Moscow’s brutal advance into Ukraine has left a path of destruction all through the war-torn nation, with missiles raining down on main cities as 1000’s of locals flee for his or her lives. But Russian troops have been met by fierce and brave resistance from Ukrainian forces, struggling heavy casualties, together with a number of high-profile navy personnel.

Now Putin has suffered one more hammer blow after the Ukraine Security Service reportedly captured 11 Russian snipers who had fired on their positions.

Independent Ukrainian media service Hromadske Int tweeted: “Security Service informed of daily special operations throughout Ukraine.

“During such an operation in Kharkiv Oblast, 11 Russian snipers had been captured who fired on Ukrainian positions, @ServiceSsu reported.

“In total 140 enemy groups were eliminated & 4,000 collaborators exposed.”

In a separate tweet, the Ukraine Security Service (@ServiceSsu) wrote: “The heroic resistance of Ukrainian defenders in the Kharkiv region demoralised the enemy.

“The occupying forces are in a state of panic and remorse that they got here to Ukraine for the battle.

“This is stated in the new telephone conversations of the invaders, who managed to intercept the SBU.”

Twitter account Canadian Ukrainian Volunteer (@CanadianUkrain1), which describes itself as a “four-man team fighting in Kherson region”, additionally posted: “Half a platoon of Russian soldiers fled from the battlefield near Kherson.

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UN-brokered evacuations of some of the hundreds of civilians who had taken shelter in the plant’s tunnels and bunkers have been underway since last weeks, but have come to a stop if recent days because of renewed fighting.

Earlier today Andriy Yermak, head of Ukraine’s presidential staff, said the latest stage of the rescue operation had started.

But Mariupol authorities claimed Russian forces had fired at a car that was involved, killing one Ukrainian fighter and injuring six others.

Andriy Biletsky, a founder of the Azov Regiment holed up in the steelworks, wrote in an online post: “The combating is continuous, the shelling doesn’t cease.

“Every minute of procrastination is the life of civilians, soldiers and the wounded.”

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warned if Russia killed civilians or troops who might in any other case be launched throughout the blockade of Mariupol, his Government would stroll away from potential peace talks with Moscow.

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