327 days have passed since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. After the massive Russian attacks in the country with missiles, last Saturday, by the new person in charge of the fighting, which left the main cities of the country such as Kyiv, Kharkov, Zaporizhia or Dnipro without heat and water, in the latter of the largest massacres of civilians. One of the bombs hit a nine-story apartment building where some women lived. 400 people. The result: more than twenty deaths and the destruction of 72 apartments. Rescue services are searching for survivors in the rubble. Meanwhile, Putin made it clear that the conflict is proceeding as planned and that he expects “More satisfaction».
Borrell condemns Russia’s “inhumane” attack on civilians in Dnipro
The High Representative for Foreign Policy of the European Union, Josep Borrell, today, Sunday, condemned the “inhumane” Russian attack last Saturday with a missile on a residential building in the city of Dnipro that killed at least 30 people. Dozens are still missing. “Another Russian missile attack on civilians yesterday. Inhumane Russian aggression directly targeting civilians, including children,” Borrell wrote on Twitter. The EU diplomat warned that “there will be no impunity for these crimes” and declared that “the EU will continue to support Ukraine for as long as necessary”.
3 killed in a Russian artillery bombardment of Kherson
Ukraine’s state broadcaster, Suspilne, reported that three people were killed yesterday in the Kherson region.
The latest score for the Dnipro massacre: at least 35 dead and 35 missing
The bombing of a building in Dnipro on Saturday killed at least 35 people, including two children, and injured dozens of others, according to the latest report published by Ukrainian authorities on Monday. “39 people were rescued and 75 injured,” Valentin Reznichenko, governor of the Dnipropetrovsk region, added on social media. He also specified that “the fate of the other 35 residents of the property is unknown.” Meanwhile, the search continues for survivors and deceased people among the ruins.
Russia shoots down a drone over Sevastopol, according to Russia
Russia’s governor said on messaging app Telegram on Monday that Russian anti-aircraft defenses shot down a drone over the city of Sevastopol in Crimea. The city has come under repeated attacks since Russia announced its invasion of Ukraine on February 24.
The UK confirms it will send 14 Challenger 2s
The UK Prime Minister has confirmed that the country will provide 14 of its Challenger 2 main battle tanks and other types of forward artillery support to Ukraine in the coming weeks.
The Wagner Group acquired the city days ago
The Ukrainian confirmation comes days after the Russian military announced the takeover, in one of the biggest military successes for Moscow’s forces in recent months.
The region has witnessed fierce fighting in recent days, during which the parties to the conflict presented contradictory accounts, without clarifying who controls this entire city.
The Wagner Group, an alliance of mercenaries linked to the Kremlin, had already taken Solidar for granted a few days earlier, but Moscow was more circumspect and Kyiv outright denied losing the city, with satellite images already showing traces of destruction.
Ukraine confirms that Russia has taken control of the disputed city of Solidar
Ukraine’s armed forces said in a statement that the Russian army had occupied the last industrial zone on the outskirts of the disputed Ukrainian city of Solidar in the east of the country, leaving the entire region in Russia’s hands.
At around 5:30 p.m. (local time) on Sunday, Russian assault units occupied the industrial zone, located on the administrative border of the city of Solidar, on its western outskirts, as detailed in a Telegram by the commander of the Ukrainian drone unit. Robert Brophy.
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Russian-Belarusian air maneuvers have begun, raising suspicions in Ukraine and the European Union
Belarus has said its air force exercises with Russia are defensive in nature, but the move comes as concerns grow that Moscow is pressuring Minsk to join the war in Ukraine.
A Ukrainian grain cargo ship ran aground in the Bosphorus Strait
On Monday, the Turkish authorities reported that they had temporarily suspended maritime traffic in the Bosphorus Strait after a cargo ship loaded with grain from Ukraine ran aground in the strait.
The Turkish Coast Guard has deployed several specialized vessels with the aim of refloating the vessel, a 142-meter MKK-1 freighter that ran aground off Omoreri.