If Kyiv gets the long-range missiles he ordered United StateLarge Russian cities can be hit, and this means direct US participation in a military confrontation with Russia. told the agency Sputnik Russian Ambassador to the United States, Anatoly Antonov.
Meanwhile, the Ukrainian counterattack continues, almost released 8.5thousand kilometers Squares of land. The Russians are in retreat. After the surrender of KharkivBut it hit the city of Craig Rie, causing the dam to collapse and the risk of flooding.
While the Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky “Involved in a car accident,” but “he was not seriously injured.” Police investigation dynamics.
Ukraine: intense Russian bombing of cities in Donetsk in Kyiv
Russian troops destroyed a skyscraper in Bakhmut and intensively bombed the center of Avdiivka. This was stated by the head of the regional military administration of DonetskAnd the Pavlo Kirilenkoon her Telegram channel, as reported UNIAN.
In particular, the Russian army bombed the Bakhmut region. “Around midnight, the Russians destroyed a skyscraper in Bakhmut. According to preliminary information, four people could be under the rubble. The emergency room is working immediately,” Kirilenko said. In addition, the Russians targeted a hospital in Toritsk. Some areas of the building were damaged in the attack and one person was injured.
Russia, war bloggers: ‘Prigozhin can replace Minister Shoigu’
financier of the Wagner Group Yevgeny Prigozhin – Close confidant of Vladimir Putin – establishes himself as the face of Russia’s “special military operation” in Ukraine. Russian bloggers constantly praised the success Prigozhin In Ukraine, some even said that he should replace the Minister of Defense Sergei Shoigu, which he blames much for Russia’s defeat in Kharkiv Oblast. The Institute for the Study of War (Isw) wrote this in its latest report.
Ukraine, British intelligence: the Russians are giving up armament, and a disorganized withdrawal
“The high-value equipment he gave up Russian forces in retreat Includes essential capabilities to enable Russia to plan war focused on artillery. Among the abandoned weapons are at least one Zoopark anti-battery radar and at least one IV14 artillery command and control vehicle.
British Ministry of Defense intelligence writes in its report on the war in Ukraine. “The abandonment of these weapons highlights the disorderly retreat of some Russian units and potential management and command and control problems,” British intelligence wrote.
Joint naval exercises between Russia and China in the Pacific Ocean
Russian and Chinese warships conduct joint patrols in Pacific, including the Sea of Okhotsk, in the Russian Far East, is preparing to launch joint exercises. This was announced by the Ministry of Defense in Moscow.
“The ships of the Russian and Chinese fleets will carry out joint tactical maneuvers including artillery fire with real ammunition and helicopter support operations that will take off from the same ships,” the deputy commander of the Primorye Fleet, a Russian region, said in a video. Northwest Japan. This was reported by Interfax.
Ukraine: Russian missile on Zaporizhzhia, temporary blackout
Temporary Mayor of Zaporizhzhya Anatoly Kortev He said that a Russian missile fired at the city today caused numerous damages and a temporary interruption in the blackout. There were no reports of injuries. . has been reported Kyiv Independent.
Von der Leyen in Kyiv: “Bring Ukraine closer to the European Union”
“In Kyiv, Lee Third visit Since the beginning of the war in Russia. Many things have changed.
Ukraine is now a candidate for membership in the European Union. I will discuss with Volodymyr Zelensky And the Dennis Schmihal How do we continue to bring our economies and peoples together as Ukraine progresses towards membership.” The European Commission President wrote on Twitter Ursula von der Leyen.
Missiles hit Zelensky dam: residents evacuated
Part of the population of Kryvyi Rih, the hometown of the president Volodymyr Zelensky In southern Ukraine, it was evacuated after the Inholets River flooded the streets in the Russian dam attack yesterday afternoon. Eight cruise missiles were launched at the facility.
“Russia committed another terrorist act. It hit a very large hydrotechnical facility, and the attempt is to wash part of our city. We are monitoring the situation, but the water level has risen,” said the head of the military administration. Oleksandr Wilkolciting Ukrinform.
Zelensky: The reoccupied towns and villages have been destroyed
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that towns and villages recaptured after the invasion of Russian forces had been destroyed, while Kryvyi Ri, the largest city in central Ukraine, struggled to contain damage to the water system following missile attacks by Kremlin forces. “The water pumping station was destroyed. The river broke through the dam and overflowed. Residential buildings are a few meters from the river,” Ukrainian MP Inna Sofson said on Twitter.
Zelensky, who was involved in a car accident, did not suffer serious injuries
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky “had a traffic accident” in Kyiv, but “was not seriously injured”. His spokesman Sergei Nikiforov announced this in a Facebook post, explaining that a doctor had visited the Kyiv leader. Regarding the dynamics, adds Nikiforov, the police will investigate.
Nikiforov explained that the car collided with a private car, but did not specify when the accident occurred.
Finally, Nikiforov said that the doctors accompanying the president rescued the driver of the private car and put him in an ambulance.
CNN, the former US governor in Moscow to release basketball star Griner
Bill Richardson, a former diplomat and former governor of New Mexico, is in Moscow this week for meetings with the Russian leadership. CNN reports that Richardson runs a private center bearing his name and works on behalf of the families of hostages and prisoners.
So the premise is that he is working for the release of Americans detained in Russia, basketball star Britney Greiner and former Navy captain Paul Whelan.
“Anyone who goes to Russia goes there as a private citizen and does not speak on behalf of the US government,” US State Department spokesman Ned Price said, and could actually hinder formal negotiations for the release of US citizens.
White House: New weapons in Kyiv in the coming days
In the “next few days”, the United States will provide additional military aid to Kyiv. This was confirmed by National Security Council spokesman John Kirby, speaking to CNN. Kirby said Ukrainian forces are “on the offensive” in the Donbass and Kherson region and the US “wants them to have the tools they need to move forward,” including “highly effective” artillery systems capable of striking outside Russian lines.
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