| 14 July 2024, Sunday |

Putin sounds out military commanders over Ukraine plans

President Vladimir Putin has asked his military leaders for suggestions on how they believe Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine should go, according to reports from Russian news agencies.

On Friday, Putin visited the headquarters of Russia’s joint task force on military operations in Ukraine and heard from them, according to TASS and Interfax.

“We will listen to the commanders in each operational direction, and I would like to hear your proposals on our immediate and medium-term actions,” TASS quoted Putin as saying.

Putin spent the whole of Friday at the headquarters, his spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Interfax.

No other details of Putin’s visit or its location have been reported.

  • Reuters