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“I would not speak about any exact date but the operation’s active phase will be over quite soon…In less than a month, perhaps,” Muzhenko said in an interview with the Novoye Vremya (New Times) magazine.
He said Ukraine did not need any full-scale mobilization, which was recently supported by parliament, any longer. “We need mobilization but on a much narrower scale than initially declared. We may eventually reduce the number of draftees,” Muzhenko told Novoye Vremya.
The leaders of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics have been calling for safe corridors for civilians for a long time. On July 5, the Ukrainian army opened fire at ambulances that were evacuating the wounded from the town of Slavyansk despite the Kiev authorities’ promise to create safe corridors.
Russian Human Rights Ombudsman Pavel Astakhov has repeatedly demanded the creation of safe corridors for children trapped in the war zone.