Kiev to the United States and the European Union: impose sanctions on the IT sector immediately
“We ask the United States and the European Union to impose immediate sanctions on the IT sector, especially software: Russia is highly dependent on the West in these aspects and the impact will be significant.” This came during an interview with the Italian News Agency (ANSA) conducted by Vladislav Vlasyuk, sanctions advisor in the Office of the President of Ukraine, Secretary of the International Working Group on Russian Sanctions and Deputy Chairman of the Ukrainian Task Force. The twelfth package will be discussed during the upcoming Foreign Affairs Council in Kiev. “There are some problems with certain countries, but I don’t think anyone wants to oppose them.”
Kiev: Italy must do more about implementing sanctions
“Italy has always been a constructive partner in sanctions against Russia, but there is room for improvement in implementing restrictive measures and in combating circumvention.” This came during an interview with ANSA news agency conducted by Vladislav Vlasyuk, sanctions advisor in the Office of the President of Ukraine, Secretary of the International Working Group on Russian Sanctions and Deputy Chairman of the Ukrainian Task Force. “We have allegedly found some peculiarities in your exports to Turkey, and we believe that more can be done in terms of enforcing the rules.”
Kiev, the base of the Russian fleet was attacked during a command meeting
Yesterday, the Ukrainian attack on the headquarters of the Russian Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol, in the occupied Crimean Peninsula, took place during a meeting of the fleet’s leadership: the Kiev army announced it on Telegram, adding that following the operation, “dozens of terrorists” were killed and wounded. Among them are the commanders of the Black Sea Fleet.
Russian attack on Odessa
Russian forces launched an attack on the Odessa region overnight with two Onyx hypersonic missiles: this was announced by the spokesman for the Southern Defense Forces, as reported by Rbc-Ukraine. No injuries, victims or damage were reported.
Kiev: 14 Russian drones shot down
Last night, Ukrainian forces shot down 14 drones launched by Russia out of a total of 15: the Armed Forces announced this, adding that 12 destroyed drones were intercepted in the Dnipropetrovsk region of southern Ukraine.
Attack on the Russian base: 9 dead
The head of Ukrainian military intelligence, Kirilo Budanov, told Voice of America radio that at least 9 people were killed and 16 others were injured, following the attack launched by Ukrainian forces yesterday on the headquarters of the Russian Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol, in the occupied Crimean Peninsula. He confirmed that among the wounded were also Russian generals. Budanov added, “Among the wounded is the group commander, Colonel-General (Olexander) Romanchuk, and he is in a very serious condition.” “Chief of Staff Lieutenant General (Oleg) Tsikov is not conscious. The number of wounded among regular soldiers not working at the headquarters is still being determined. “These are active military personnel, security personnel and so on: (these) are not included in the list that I announced.”
The United States is ready to supply Atakum missiles to Kiev
The Biden administration is about to announce that it will provide Ukraine with a version of the long-range Atakam missiles equipped with cluster bombs instead of a single warhead, the Washington Post writes, citing several people familiar with the dossier. In recent days, interagency discussions about weapons approval have risen to the highest levels, although the final decision rests with the president. According to various American media, a small number of Atakum missiles will arrive in the coming weeks, while others may be delivered later.
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