ERussian missile strikes airport runway in port city, according to Ukrainian sources Odessa Destroyed. The Russians attacked the southern Ukrainian metropolis from the annexed Crimean Black Sea Peninsula in 2014, Odessa Region Governor Maxim Marchenko told the Telegram news service on Saturday.
Missiles were used from the “Bastin” Coast Guard system. No injuries. Civil aviation in Ukraine has been suspended since the war began on February 24. Until then, the tourist city of Odessa was also brought in from abroad – for example from Berlin.
The Russian army continued its offensive in the east and south of Ukraine without diminishing intensity, but according to the Ukrainian account it failed in its attempt to capture three important areas in the east. The attackers attempted areas around the city Lyman Donetsk region and surrounding areas Siverodonetsk And Bopasna In the Luhansk region, civil servants of the Ukrainian army announced.
“No victory – the fight continues,” it said. Russia says its artillery has hit 389 targets overnight in Ukraine, including 35 checkpoints, 15 weapons or ammunition depots and several locations where Ukrainian troops or equipment are located. Four ammunition and fuel depots were hit by Russian missiles.
The president described the situation as “terrible”. However, Volodymyr Zhelensky said without elaborating that Ukrainian troops and secret service agents had achieved significant tactical successes. “We are attacking in every direction the invaders are trying to advance. The situation in the region Kharkiv It is difficult, but our military and intelligence have achieved significant tactical successes. ” And he did not give any details.
According to their own reports, the Ukrainian armed forces captured the village of “strategically important” near Kharkiv. Ruska Lozova Return. According to the Ministry of Defense in Kiev, Ukrainian troops evacuated more than 600 residents.
According to Russian representation, Ukraine should be a Russian territory close to the border Kursk Attacked by grenades. On Saturday afternoon, the governor of the western Russian region, Roman Starowitz, said he had been hit by grenades while crossing a border in the village of Krupez.
Russian border guards prevented the shooting. No one was injured. Starovojt already announced on Friday that its territory had been shelled from Ukrainian territory. Representations were not initially independently verified. There has been no official response from Kiev.
Twenty-five civilians were evacuated from an iron plant in Mariupol
From besieged Azovstel Steelworks Like Mariupol According to Russian news agencies, 25 civilians have been evacuated. Toss and Rhea Novosti on Saturday quoted their respective reporters as saying that six of those rescued were children. The information could not be verified independently.
According to Ukrainian sources, a total of about 1,000 civilians are said to have taken refuge in the bunkers of the steel mills – now they are trapped. Russia, on the other hand, is talking about about 2,500 Ukrainian militants and foreign mercenaries who are said to be hiding there.
Police say there are three more bodies with their hands tied near Putza
Near the suburbs of Kiev புச்சா Three more bodies were found with their hands tied, according to police on Saturday. The bodies of three people were found in a pit in the village of Myrozke, said the police chief of the Ukrainian capital Andriy Nebytov. They had gunshot wounds to various parts of their body.
According to Neptune, all three men were blindfolded and “some” closed their mouths. According to the police chief, the corpses show signs of chronic torture. Eventually every man was shot in the temple. “As far as is known, the invaders tried to cover up traces of their violence,” Nepidov explained. So they threw the bodies into a pit and covered them with soil.
Pucha has become synonymous with war crimes committed by Russian forces in the war of aggression against Ukraine. The suburbs were under the control of Russian troops for four weeks, before which they withdrew at the end of March. According to police, about 400 bodies were found, including two mass graves in and around Butshah. While international investigations into possible war crimes are ongoing, Moscow has not claimed any responsibility for the killings.
Lavrov: brought more than a million Ukrainians to Russia
According to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, an estimated 1.02 million people have been brought from Ukraine to Russia for “protection” since February 24. Lavrov announced in a statement on Saturday that 120,000 of them were from the region alone. Donetsk And Luhansk.
The minister told the Xinhua news agency and the Russian Foreign Ministry’s website that NATO’s support for Ukraine stood in the way of a political agreement to end the conflict.
According to Ukrainian sources, seven soldiers and seven civilians were released as part of a prisoner exchange with Russia. Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister Irina Vareshchuk said on social media on Saturday that the exchange was special: one of the soldiers was five months pregnant. The transfer of the prisoners was not confirmed by the Russian side until the afternoon.
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