Zelensky visits Ukrainian troops at front line amid speculation about the fate of top general

by 24britishtvFeb. 5, 2024, 6:50 p.m. 23
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President Volodymyr Zelensky visited Ukrainian troops on the southeastern front and handed out medals, his office said on Sunday amid intense speculation that his popular army chief could soon be sacked. The presidential office said in a statement that Zelensky visited the Ukrainian military's forward positions near the village of Robotyne, which is located almost on the battle line. The southeastern settlement of Robotyne had been liberated in late August in the counteroffensive against Russian forces. The president's visit to the battle lines came at a time of uncertainty over the fate of army chief Valeriy Zaluzhnyi. Known as "the Iron General", Zaluzhnyi is extremely popular and has clashed with Zelensky over a range of issues. An alleged move to oust him could hurt morale among Ukrainian troops battling to hold positions along more than 620 miles (1,000 kms) of frontlines against a vast Russian force armed with large munitions stockpiles. Read more: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/25652773/ukraine-frontline-survivors-last-stand-russia/ The Sun delivers breaking news, latest gossip and incredible exclusives around the world with hubs in London, New York, Scotland and Ireland. Covering topics from news, money and sport along with our famous Fabulous Magazine, The Sun is the biggest news brand in the UK and one of the fastest growing news sites in the US. Stay tuned for video clips across the biggest news stories and segments from The Sun’s expert journalists. Become a Sun Subscriber and hit the bell to be the first to know. Read The Sun: https://www.thesun.co.uk/?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sunyoutubesitelink Like The Sun on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesun/ Follow The Sun on X: https://twitter.com/TheSun Follow The Sun on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thesun Subscribe to The Sun on Snapchat: https://www.snapchat.com/discover/The_Sun/1633225139 #russia #ukraine #war

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