January 8, 2023, 00:24 – Public News Service – OSN

According to experts of the Chinese publication Sohu, the instruction of the head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin the head of the Ministry of Defense of the country, Sergei Shoigu, about the introduction of a ceasefire on Christmas discouraged Western states.

In particular, the West was shocked by Russia’s decision to stick to the truce, regardless of the actions of the Ukrainian side.

“Putin has once again demonstrated his ability to make strong decisions,” Chinese analysts said.

Thus, Moscow showed the West that it cannot control the situation, and Kyiv again showed aggression and unwillingness to compromise.

Earlier, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation stated that the Russian Armed Forces are observing the ceasefire along the entire line of contact in the zone of special military operation.

The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation stated that Kyiv continues shelling the settlements of Donbass and Russian positions. This is confirmed by the data that Makiivka was hit by American MLRS HIMARS, and more than 60 shells were fired at Donetsk by the Armed Forces of Ukraine. More about it read in material Public news service.