Zelensky says Russian strikes will not ‘break’ Ukrainians
Russian offensives cannot break the Ukrainians Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Monday, after strikes hit the capital. “The enemy may attack our cities, but he cannot break us. The aggressors will only get a just punishment and the condemnation of future generations. We will win,” he wrote.
Two people ‘under the rubble’ of a Kiev apartment building after the strikes
Two people are still being searched “under the rubble” after a drone strike on a residential building in Kyiv on Monday, according to local authorities. Kyiv Mayor Vitaly Klitschko writes that 18 people have been rescued so far.
Prisoners of war in Donetsk: Red Cross demands visitation rights
A group from The Red Cross recalled in a press release on Sunday Prepared for months to see the prisoners of war in the Donetsk region, but that date he “does not have both minimum guarantees of security on the ground and local authorization to carry out a visit.”
“Prisoners of war have the right to receive regular visits from ICRC representatives under the Third Geneva Convention (…) We provide a series of essential services such as medical assistance,” the organization recalls. “We will never stop demanding access to all prisoners of war until we see them, not once, but again, wherever they are being held,” the statement said.
kyiv hit four times, residential building hit
Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, was hit four times on Monday morning by an Iranian drone strike that damaged a residential building and targeted a train station, Ukrainian officials said.
“As of 09:00 (06:00 GMT), four strikes were recorded in Kyiv. A residential building was hit in Shevchenko district. We are clarifying information about the victims,” military officials in the capital said. The management of the National Railway Services had earlier confirmed that the attacks had taken place “in the vicinity” of the central station.
More than 65,000 Russian soldiers were killed, according to kyiv
According to a daily report published by Ukrainian authorities, 65,320 soldiers were killed on the Russian side. Kyiv also ensures that more than 2,500 Russian tanks, nearly 4,000 vehicles and 1,599 artillery systems have been neutralized.
As a reminder, these figures are provided by the Ukrainian government and are much higher than those provided by the Russian side.
The silence of the Ukrainian armed forces in the ongoing operations
Multiple sources indicate that the Ukrainian Armed Forces have enforced operational silence on ongoing operations. “Russian sources announced new Ukrainian offensives in the direction of Kherson”, but “Ukrainian forces remain operationally silent on any action”, The Institute for the Study of War (ISW) writes:.
“Information about ongoing operations has suddenly dried up on the Ukrainian side,” military historian Cedric Maas explained on Twitter on Monday, referring to the “total blackout in his ranks on his operations (including victories).” “This complete communication lock has become a Ukrainian habit. It was surprising at first, but the Russians had to be afraid that they would take advantage of it,” he explains.
The city of Zaporizhia was hit again by air raids
The city of Zaporizhia in southeastern Ukraine was hit by Russian airstrikes overnight, city council secretary Anatoly Kurdev said on Monday.
“According to preliminary data, there is no damage, no injury,” he added. In Telegram.
Ukrainian President Condemns “Attacks by Suicide Drones”.
According to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s chief of staff, the explosions heard in Kiev early this Monday morning were due to an “attack by kamikaze drones,” indicated in a telegram shortly after the explosions, Andriï Yermak.
The explosions were heard continuously around 06:35, 06:45 and 06:58 (03:35, 03:45 and 03:58 GMT). Air raid sirens sounded shortly before the first explosion.
Two explosions were heard on cue
AFP correspondents noted that two explosions were heard in Kiev on Monday morning, exactly a week after Russian attacks on the Ukrainian capital.
The two blasts took place at 6:35 a.m. and 6:45 a.m. local time (4:35 a.m. and 4:45 a.m. French time). Just before the flight warning sirens sounded.
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Macron calls on Berlin for European “unity”.
French President Emmanuel Macron called on Germany on Sunday for European “solidarity” in the face of rising energy prices and warned against “distortions” of competition.
“We cannot stick to national policies because it creates ruptures within the European continent,” he said in an interview with French daily Les Echos to be published on Monday.
War and inflation in Ukraine are driving millions of children into poverty
The war in Ukraine and the resulting rise in the cost of living have pushed millions of children into poverty in Eastern Europe and Central Asia in recent months, warns a United Nations Development Fund (UNICEF) study published on Monday.
Stepping up EU military support to Ukraine
The European Union has stepped up military support for Ukraine, launching a training mission for 15,000 Ukrainian soldiers on its border on Monday and providing a new allocation of 500 million euros for arms.
“This is a great first for the EU,” commented one European official. “We have never conducted a mission on this scale”.
The foreign ministers of the 27 member states will ratify the two decisions at a meeting in Luxembourg on Monday, and the work will take effect immediately, a diplomatic source said.
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