Russia’s Last Ukraine War: Putin’s Troops Launch Missile Bombardment on Nuclear Power Plant City

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Russian forces fired eight missiles at the city of Zaporizhzhia housing Europe’s largest nuclear power plant overnight, Ukrainian officials said at a time when Russia suffered heavy losses in the battlefield against counter-terrorism. Ukrainian attack.

At least eight projectiles were fired at infrastructure, Zaporizhzhia Oblast Governor Oleksandr Starukh reported, according to The Kyiv Independent.

And Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has vowed there will be no respite in the fighting to regain territory lost to Russia as the war nears the seventh month.

It comes after the top US general warned it was unclear how Moscow would respond to its setbacks on the battlefield in Ukraine.

In his Sunday evening speech, Zelensky promised to keep the pressure on Moscow.

“Perhaps it seems to some of you that after a winning streak we now have some sort of lull,” he said in his usual late-night speech. “But there won’t be a lull. There is preparation for the next series… Because Ukraine must be free. All of that.”


Russia strikes Pivdennukrainsk nuclear power plant, Ukraine says

A Russian attack caused an explosion just 300 meters from the reactors of the Pivdennoukrainsk nuclear power plant, Ukraine said.

Energoatom, the state nuclear energy company, said reactors at the site in the southern Mykolaiv region were not affected by the strike.

They added that a nearby hydroelectric plant and transmission lines had been damaged.


Russia likely lost four jets in last 10 days of war in Ukraine – UK MoD

Russia suffers from a persistent lack of air superiority, which remains a key reason for the fragility of its operational design in Ukraine, the UK Ministry of Defense said today.

He added that Russia has “most likely lost at least four fighter jets in Ukraine in the past 10 days”, bringing its attrition to around 55 since the invasion began in February this year.

“There is a realistic possibility that this increase in casualties is partly due to the Russian Air Force accepting greater risk as it attempts to provide close air support to Russian ground forces under pressure. Ukrainian advances,” the ministry said in its latest intelligence update. .

According to the UK, “the situational awareness of Russian pilots is often poor; there is a realistic possibility that some aircraft strayed over enemy territory and into denser air defense areas as the front lines moved rapidly.


Ukraine now controls both banks of the Kharkiv River

Ukrainian forces now control both banks of the Oskil River in the northeast region of Kharkiv after successfully crossing it on Sunday, the country’s military said.

“Ukrainian Armed Forces crossed the Oskil River. Since yesterday, Ukraine also controls the left bank,” the Ukrainian Center for Strategic Communications announced on Telegram.


Russia rains missiles on Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant area

Russian forces fired eight missiles at the Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia home to Europe’s largest nuclear power plant overnight, Ukrainian officials said.

At least eight projectiles were fired at infrastructure, Zaporizhzhia Oblast Governor Oleksandr Starukh reported, according to The Kyiv Independent.

It is not immediately known whether the missile strikes resulted in casualties.


About 200 Russian soldiers killed in explosion – Official

Nearly 200 Russian soldiers were killed in an explosion in the Russian town of Svatove in Luhansk Oblast, regional governor Serhiy Haidai said yesterday.

About 200 Russian occupiers were killed following the previous explosion in Russian-occupied Svatove, Haidai was quoted by The Kyiv Independent as saying.


Ukraine’s first lady meets the Princess of Wales ahead of the Queen’s funeral

The Princess of Wales met the First Lady of Ukraine at Buckingham Palace on Sunday afternoon ahead of Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral today.

Kate held an audience with Olena Zelenska at the royal residence on Sunday afternoon, where they were pictured talking.

The two were seen sitting side by side in front of a fireplace on gingham armchairs with purple orchids on display in the background.

Ms Zelenska made the trip to the UK after her husband, Volodymyr Zelensky, took the time to lead his country against Russia’s war to sign a book of condolences for the late British monarch, who died last Thursday.

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The Russian popstar condemns the Kremlin war and its “illusory goals” in Ukraine

Russian pop icon Alla Pugacheva has called on Russian authorities to declare her a “foreign agent” in a show of condemnation against the war in Ukraine

Her husband, Maxim Galkin, was branded a “foreign agent” on Friday after he also spoke out against his neighbor’s Russian invasion.


Posting on social media, Pugacheva described her husband as “a true, incorruptible Russian patriot, who wants…our guys to die for illusory purposes.”

She said Moscow’s “illusory goals” in Ukraine “make our country a pariah and the lives of our citizens extremely difficult.”


Kyiv victory means pulling Russian troops out of Ukraine, Biden says

Joe Biden has said a victory for Ukraine would result in the expulsion of Russian forces from the beleaguered country.

The US president pledged full support from Washington for as long as needed.

“Winning the war in Ukraine means taking Russia completely out of Ukraine and recognizing sovereignty. They’re beating Russia,” Biden said in an interview on CBS’ 60 Minutes broadcast yesterday.

“Russia turns out not to be as competent and capable as many people thought,” he added.

He also asked his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin not to drop nuclear weapons in the ongoing war.

“Don’t do it. Don’t do it. Don’t do it. It would change the face of war like nothing since World War II,” Mr Biden said.


Top US general tells US troops to stay on high alert amid Russian war casualties

US General Mark Milley has warned US troops and urged them to be more vigilant during his visit to a military base in Poland amid heavy losses suffered by Russia in Ukraine.

“The war is not going too well for Russia at the moment. It is therefore incumbent on all of us to maintain high states of readiness, alert,” said General Milley, who is also chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

He added, however, that he was not suggesting that US forces deployed in Europe were under increased threat.

“In the conduct of war, you just don’t know with any high degree of certainty what’s going to happen next,” he said.


The footage captures the devastation left behind a school that served as a troop base in the village of Nova Husarivka, not far from Balakliya, recently taken over by the Ukrainian military after Russian troops withdrew.

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