A barrage of missilesHit several cities in central or eastern UkraineSome of them were fired for the very first time during this night. A total of 30 missiles were launched out of Belarus. One missile was fired every 3 minutes. It is still not clear how much damage was done and how many people were injured. Dnipro, an important financial and industrial center, was rocked by at least 10 explosions.Kryvyi Rig, where the president was born Zelenskiwas bombarded repeatedly by multiple Russian rocket launchers, ‘Grad.‘. Poltava was attacked by an oil base, and Kremenchuk bombed both residential and infrastructure buildings. Three missiles attempted to strike a critical infrastructure item in an unidentified Odessa town earlier, but failed to reach their target, according Governor Maxym Marchenko.
In his speech to the Ukrainians, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that the situation in the East remains “extremely difficult”. noticing a “slow but noticeable” withdrawal of the Russians in the north, warned that they are preparing for “shakes” in the Donbas and Kharkiv region. He also warned thatThe Russians had heavily mined the citiesBucha and Irpin, who were freed by the Ukrainians prior to their withdrawal, have left a very dangerous situation.
According to Slavutych’s mayor, Russian troops may have taken 200 Ukrainian National Guardsmen as prisoners from Chernobyl nuclear plant. Reuters quotes a station employee as saying that many Russian soldiers didn’t know what type of object they were stationed upon and the danger associated with it.
In the interim,The Ukrainian Army recognized the fact that Izium is under its control.The city of, is a major stop on the route from Kharkiv north to the Donetsk region. Sergiy Gayday (the governor of the Luhansk regional) stated that Nine attacks were repelled in the regionEight enemy tanks were destroyed. As Russian troops prepare for a major assault, several cities are still being bombed.
Mark Hertling, the former commander general of the United States Army’s European Division, stated via Twitter that the attack has deep psychological implications.It sends a message that the Russians cannot feel secure on their territoryAs Ukraine has shown its ability to gather accurate intelligence, avoid radar detection, and successfully attack a major Russian military object, it is a strong example. It could also exacerbate logistical problems that Russian troops face in the Kharkiv region.
Zelensky, in an interview with Fox America, stated that Ukraine would be a valuable NATO member. Zelensky confirmed that he had asked the United States to provide him with a “security umbrella” Ukraine’s impossibility to join the Atlantic Alliance
At the moment, the United States intends to allow its allies Ukraine can purchase Soviet-made tanks Zelensky stated that he had asked for 1% NATO tanks and warplanes in order to defend himself and attempt to unblock Mariupol. However, he received no reply.
“The Times” reported yesterday that the first Russian helicopter was shot down in Ukraine by The UK’s most advanced Starstreak missile system is now available to the public. Starstreak was in Ukraine for around a week.
Roberta Metsola (head of the European Parliament) is in the interim.As a gesture of support, arrived in Kiev to show their support for the defense and recovery of Ukraine from the Russian invasion. Ruslan Stephanchuk, President of the Ukrainian Parlament, assured him that the EU will quickly recognize Ukraine as an applicant for membership. The European Parliament is the institution that has supported Ukraine’s accession to the Union the most.