Situatie dag 135 infographic
Graphic shows situation report following day 135 of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.


Oorlogssituatie Oekraïne – dag 135

By Jordi Bou

July 8, 2022 - President Vladimir Putin said that Russia had barely got started in Ukraine and dared the West to try to defeat it on the battlefield, while insisting that Moscow was still open to the idea of peace talks.

In a hawkish speech to parliamentary leaders more than four months into the war, Putin said the prospects for any negotiation would grow dimmer the longer the conflict dragged on, Reuters reports.

Russia accuses the West of waging a proxy war against it by hammering its economy with sanctions and stepping up the supply of advanced weapons to Ukraine.

PUBLISHED: 08/07/2022; STORY: Graphic News