Russia's Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu is expected to follow President Putin's instructions and emphasize his willingness to push forward with a military invasion of Ukraine, aiming for full control of the eastern Donetsk region.

On the other hand, the Ukrainian side is poised to turn to the offensive with the military support of Europe and the United States, and the war situation is expected to continue fierce offense and defense mainly in the eastern part.

On the 5th, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced that it had attacked various parts of Ukraine such as Donetsk Oblast, Kharkiv Oblast, and Mykolaiv in the south with missiles, destroying command posts, ammunition depots, and weapons.



Russian troops have already declared that they have taken control of the entire eastern Luhansk Oblast, and are expected to aim for full control of the neighboring Donetsk Oblast in the future.



Russia's defense minister, Sergei Shoigu, held a meeting with military officials on the 5th and criticized that "Western sides continue to provide large-scale weapons to the Ukrainian government in an attempt to prolong the conflict in Ukraine."



"The special military operation will continue until the mission set by the Commander-in-Chief is completed," he emphasized, following President Putin's instructions and advancing the military operation.



On the other hand, the American think tank "War Research Institute" said on the 4th, "The Ukrainian army used the high-mobility rocket artillery system = Heimers provided by the United States, etc. The number of targets is increasing, "he said, pointing out that the Ukrainian army is effectively utilizing weapons provided by the West in countries such as Doneck and destroying the Russian army's ammunition depot.



The Ukrainian side is poised to turn to an offensive with the military support of Europe and the United States, and it is expected that fierce offense and defense will continue mainly in the eastern part of Ukraine.

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