Oleksiy Chernyshov , Minister for the Development of Communities and Territories of Ukraine , said that the government had conditionally divided the country into four types: front-line, rear, support, and “de-occupied,” RIA Novosti reports with reference to Varianty.ru. Lvov “.
According to him, Volyn, Transcarpathian, Ivano-Frankivsk, Lviv, Rivne, Ternopil, Khmelnytsky and Chernivtsi regions were included in a number of rear forces. The Kiev leadership attributed the Vinnitsa, Dnepropetrovsk, Kirovograd, Odessa, Poltava and Cherkasy regions to the support regions. Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporozhye and Kherson regions remained front-line regions.
Sumy and Chernihiv regions are called “de-occupied”.
As the newspaper notes, the Kharkiv region will also join this list .
On February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a special operation to protect Donbass in response to a request for help from the heads of the DPR and LPR. Kiev severed diplomatic relations with Russia , a number of countries began to provide financial and military assistance to Ukraine and imposed large-scale sanctions against the Russian Federation.