“The Kremlin militarizes food”, condemns Washington
On Twitter, the US State Department promised, “The recently classified intelligence service is destroying Russian forces.” Grain terminals Ukrainian pits, including the attack on Ukraine’s second largest terminal.
“We had to show that the future of Ukraine lies in the West,” said Jean-Louis Borlong
Ukraine’s candidacy for the EU is a strong signal to Hauts-de-Seine’s MoDem affiliate called from the RFI this morning. “We had to show that the future of Ukraine lies in the West. (…) To implement this candidacy, we must reach a peaceful solution and move as quickly as possible. But this pace will not be slow, because the Russians have no intention of negotiating,” he warns.
The Russian occupation officer was killed in the “attack” in Gerson
According to Russian agencies, “a Russian occupation officer was killed in the attack on Kherson”. According to the AFP, such attacks are on the rise. “It was a targeted attack on a collaborator of the civil and military administration, which killed him,” the administration told the Russian company Dass. The victim, Dmitry Savluchenko, was in charge of sports and youth in the Kerson region.
Budapest calls for an end to new sanctions against Moscow
The EU must stop To accumulate sanctions against Russia And call for a ceasefire and talks, the Hungarian prime minister’s adviser said yesterday. Victor Orban. Depending on Russia’s imports of hydrocarbons, Hungary restricts initiatives that it considers hostile to Moscow, especially as Russia builds a nuclear reactor on Hungarian soil.
90% of Siverodonetsk is damaged
Following the announcement of the withdrawal of troops from Siverodonetsk, Lugansk Region Governor Sergei Kaitoy said, “It does not make sense to stay in a state of constant bombardment for months. The city is” almost ruined “by a series of bombings.
“All the essential infrastructure has been destroyed. 90% of the city is damaged and 80% of the houses have to be demolished, ”he estimated.
Russian military cargo plane crashes
Four people were killed and five others were injured when a military cargo plane crashed in Russia’s Ryazan region, 200 kilometers southeast of Moscow today.
Military planes crashed several times near the Ukrainian border in June, where Russia has been conducting military offensives since the end of February, citing potential technical problems.
Ukrainian forces were ordered to withdraw from Siverodonetsk
As we explained earlier in this live, the Governor of the Lukansk region, Sergei Kaitoy, faced a city “under the fire of incessant bombings” and the most significant “damage”.
Explosion in mycophenolate mofetil
A reporter for the Le Monde newspaper in Ukraine reported an explosion early this morning. “Our day started at exactly 7pm with a very severe eruption. Like a ballistic missile, ”tweeted Emmanuel Grinspan.
Situated on the Black Sea border, this port city has been subject to regular bombings since the beginning of the war.
The United States is providing $ 450 million in military aid
John Kirby, who coordinates strategic communications from the White House, says that Washington’s total military aid to kyiv since Russia’s invasion of the country is “about $ 6.1 billion”, after Joe Biden’s $ 6.8 billion. Problems.
The new component of this aid specifically offers four additional Himars (High Mobility Artillery Rocket System) systems, as well as powerful rocket launchers mounted on the light shield.
“Today marks an important step in your path to the EU,” Charles Michel, President of the European Council, announced on Twitter, congratulating Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky.
The latter, in his speech via video conference to twenty-seven delegates, welcomed the political “victory” his people had hoped for since the Soviet republic gained independence from Ukraine in 1991.
“Ukrainian and European flags will fly together when we rebuild our country after this war,” he reiterated in his daily video address to his comrades on Thursday evening.
“Retreat” to the Chevroletonets?
While Volodymyr Zelensky still predicted a “definite” victory against the Russian army, Serguiï Gaïdaï, governor of the Lukansk region, dropped the word “retreat” on Severodonetsk, a major city in the Donbass.
“Under the fire of the incessant bombardment, we have suffered much damage and retreat may be necessary,” he warned on Thursday night to Friday, referring to daily updates on the situation in Donbass.
“There are 568 civilian shelters in Azot,” said Severodonetsk Industrial Zone, the only sector in the city still in the hands of Ukrainian troops. Guido said.
“At the rate at which our soldiers are leaving, the whole of the Lukansk People’s Republic will soon be liberated,” Lt. Col. Andrei Marotsko told AFP via video call.
Anti-aircraft warnings sounded overnight in several major Ukrainian cities from Donetsk to Odessa from Thursday to Friday.
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