Russian Head Of State Vladimir Putin has actually supposedly gone to busy parts of the Ukrainian region of Kherson, according to the Kremlin.
He is said to have gone to an army command meeting to hear reports from army commanders.
Mr Putin is likewise thought to have actually checked out the Luhansk area. Russia annexed Kherson as well as Luhansk in 2015.
Such trips by the Russian leader are uncommon, although he made a surprise check out to the city of Mariupol in March.
It is not understood when the trip to Kherson occurred but Russian media reported that Mr Putin also enquired about the scenario in the Zaporizhzhia area, which Moscow has additionally asserted as component of Russia.
He is priced estimate as telling the military conference in Kherson that while he did not want to sidetrack them from their tasks, “it is essential for me to hear your point of view on just how the situation is creating, to pay attention to you, to trade info”.
Russian soldiers retreated from the city of Kherson late in 2015, shedding the only regional capital it had handled to catch considering that Moscow attacked Ukraine in February 2022.
Nevertheless, several of the area stays under Russian control.
Last Updated: 18 April 2023