Day 39 in the War in Ukraine The Ukrainian city of OdessaThe Black Sea town of Stratford has been rocked by a series strong explosions. A number of missiles struck a refinery in the north, near the port.Russia sends a pipeline to transport oil. The Ukrainian Ministry of Defense claims that it has regained control of all of kyiv. According to the United Nations Office for Human Rights, at least 1,325 civilians, including 120 children, have been killed since the invasion began.
A number of missiles have struck this morning at a refinery located in the Ukrainian city of OdessaWithout knowing if there were any victims, the fuel tanks of those vehicles are set ablaze.
Efe was able to confirm that the missiles struck the infrastructure in the city’s north, near its port, at around 6:15 AM local time.Russia sends a pipeline to transport oil.
At least six explosions of different intensity were heard miles away. Three columns of black smoke, which can be seen from every corner of the city, are also released from the refinery complex.
Ukraine’s Deputy Defense Ministry Anna Maliar declared Saturday that no Russian forces are present in the area around the capital, kyiv. Maliar shared the following message on her Facebook page: “Irpin, Bucha, Gostomel & the entire kyiv Region have been liberated von the invader.”
According to Oleksii Arkovich, the presidential spokesman, Ukrainian troops took control of thirty towns in the region within the last hour. He warned, however that “tough fights lie ahead” to the south and east, according to Ukrainian public TV.
Let’s not make any illusions. According to the spokesperson, there is still intense fighting in the south for Mariupol and eastern Ukraine. Arestovich added that the Ukrainian troops have been able to protect the eastern front line.
David Arakhamiaa, head of Ukraine’s negotiating delegation, stated these words in an interview with RADA television channel. This is the official television channel for the Ukrainian parliament.