|Shoigu inspects Russian forces in the Arctic
||The ministry said in Moscow that Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu was inspecting Russian forces in the Arctic. “The Minister — reads the memo from the Department of Defense — inspected the Northern Fleet’s remote Arctic garrisons,” examining the “organization of activities” and “completion of tasks,” including the ability to respond immediately to “readiness for action to protect and defend vital installations.”
||Two civilians were killed by Russian bombs in Donetsk
||The head of the regional military administration, Pavlo Kirilenko, announced via Telegram that two people were killed and another wounded in a Russian bombing yesterday in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine. On August 11, the Russians killed two residents of the Donetsk region – in Yelyzavetivka and Siversk. “One more person in the area was injured,” Kirilenko wrote.
||Russian attack on Zaporizhia: a policeman was killed
||Ukrainian Interior Minister Ihor Klimenko said in a Telegram that a police officer was killed and 12 others, including 4 policemen, were wounded this morning in Russian bombing of the town of Orekhov, Zaporizhia region. The minister explained that doctors are fighting for the lives of the wounded, many of whom are in serious condition, adding that the victim is a “31-year-old police captain.”
||007 London: “Kiev’s advance to the south forces Moscow to push back Kherson”
||Heavy fighting in southern Ukraine, in the Zaporizhia region, where Kiev’s counter-offensive around Orekiv is taking place, forces the occupying Russian forces to weaken their defenses in the Kherson region, where they suffer from constant amphibious raids from the right to the left bank of the Dnipro River bordering the front. It was written by the British Ministry of Defense in its daily publication published by the Guardian newspaper, in which it mentions the military intelligence in London.
||Russian ballistic missile over Kryvyi Rih
||Today, the Russian army attacked the Ukrainian city of Kryvyi Rih with a ballistic missile: no casualties reported. The authorities announced this, as reported by Ukrinform. “A missile attack on Kryvyi Rih. According to preliminary information (it is) a ballistic missile,” Serhiy Lysak, head of the Dnipropetrovsk regional military department, wrote in Telegram. For his part, the head of the Defense Council of Kryvyi Rih, Oleksandr Vilkul, said that there were no casualties as a result of the attack.
||In Odessa, 6 beaches have reopened
||Odessa authorities have officially announced the reopening of six beaches in the region while the conflict that exploded with the Russian invasion of the country, which began on February 24 last year, continues in Ukraine. “In areas where showers are allowed, a rescue unit and protective nets against explosive materials are required,” District Governor Oleh Kepper reiterated via Telegram.
||“Ukrainian missiles on the Crimean bridge”
||Russian air defenses shot down two Ukrainian missiles near the Crimean bridge, which were not hit. This was stated by Alexei Aksionov, President of the Crimea, which was annexed by Russia. This was reported by the RIAA agency. The Russian Defense Ministry later explained that “Kiev attempted to attack the Crimean Bridge with an S-200 anti-aircraft guided missile, which was converted into an offensive version.” Moscow added, “The Ukrainian missile was immediately detected and intercepted in the air by Russian air defense systems,” stressing that “there were no damages or casualties.”
||Moscow: “The attack on the Crimean bridge will not go unanswered”
||Kiev’s attempt to launch “another terrorist attack” on the Crimean bridge “will not go unanswered.” This was stated by Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova in a statement posted on the ministry’s Facebook account, after the head of the Russian administration for the region, Sergei Aksyonov, reported that at least three missiles were shot down by the air defense in the region. Kerch Strait. “We strongly condemn these terrorist attacks,” he declared. “The Crimean Bridge is a purely civilian work in the field of infrastructure, and its attacks are unacceptable.” Then Zakharova noted that “such actions will not go unanswered.
||Russian military plane crash in Kaliningrad
||A Russian Su-30 fighter crashed today during a training flight in the Kaliningrad cemetery between Poland and Lithuania, and the two pilots on board died. Russia’s Western Military District confirmed to the Tass news agency that the plane was unarmed and crashed in an uninhabited area. According to the first investigations, the cause of the disaster was a “technical failure”.
||NBC: “Putin may participate in the G20 in India”
||Russian President Vladimir Putin is considering attending the G-20 summit in person on September 9-10 in New Delhi. This was revealed by a source from the Kremlin to the American NBC station. The Caesar had previously attended the G20 Summit in Rome in 2021 via video link. Instead, at the Bali summit in 2022, Russia is represented by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. The Russian president in New Delhi is not in danger of arrest because India does not recognize the International Criminal Court, which issued an arrest warrant for him.
||Kiev: “Down down 13 Kinzhal missiles so far”
||Kiev’s anti-aircraft defense claimed to have shot down a total of 13 Kinzhal ballistic missiles, as well as more than 20 Iskander and S-400 missiles. Yuriy Ignat, spokesperson for the Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, told Ukrainska Pravda. “As for the Russian attack yesterday, it was a K-47 Kinjal Aero ballistic missile, one of which was shot down in the Kiev region,” he added.
||Polish defense: “Troops on the border with Belarus as a deterrent”
||Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak traveled to Yarilowa, in eastern Poland, to meet with some forces that have recently been deployed near the Belarusian border. Blaszak said the troops were guarding the border with Belarus as a deterrent amid Minsk’s “destabilizing” actions. The minister said this week that up to 10,000 soldiers from the Polish army and regional defense forces will be stationed at the border.