Russian occupation administrations are taking measures to prepare for the integration of the occupied territories of Ukraine into the Russian Federation.
Source: Spokesman for the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine Alexander Motuzyanyk
“Russian military-civil administrations are taking measures to prepare for the integration of the occupied territories into Russia. Including changes in the administrative-territorial division; adaptation of law enforcement, banking, and border systems to Russian law; preparation of the legal framework for the issuance of Russian passports, etc.”
He noted that Russian troops continued to deliberately destroy Ukraine’s civilian infrastructure by launching missile / air strikes and artillery shelling of residential areas and infrastructure in the Dnipropetrovsk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, Luhansk, Odesa, and Sumy border areas.