Meanwhile, on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Japan, the United Kingdom, the European Union (EU) and the United States announced new sanctions targeting Russia’s economy, including its diamond sector, to curb its ability to finance the war.
Tenth airstrike in 19 days in May! In Telegram he wrote about the military administration of the city of Kyiv
Many waves Drones that explode at night.
All aircraft targets detected moving in the direction of Kyiv were destroyedshe said.
Air alert sirens sounded in other cities across the country from Thursday to Friday. Military officials and the media there reported explosions in Lviv and Rivne in the west, or even Kherson in the south.
Air defenses are at work in Kew airspace. Stay closed until it’s all over! The head of the civil and military administration of the capital Serhii Babko emphasized in a telegram. In the Kryvyi Rih region (south), Oleksandr Vilkul made a similar call and reported.
The night before, Kiev and several other Ukrainian cities were targeted by a wave of Russian missile attacks. The Ukrainian military claimed to have shot down almost all of the missiles. On the contrary, the Russian Ministry of Defense said
to destroy All targets of his night raids.
The civil and military administration in Kiev ruled that the Russian attacks had been carried out since early May
Their power, intensity and variety are unprecedented.
Bloody Battle of Bagmouth
On the war front, Yevgeny Prigozhin, the head of the Russian paramilitary group Wagner, deemed it unlikely that the city of Bagmouth in eastern Ukraine could be captured in the coming days.
Bagmouth is unlikely to be completely absorbed tomorrow or the day afterYevgeni Prigojine said in a telegram overnight from Thursday to Friday that there had been heavy fighting in the southwestern suburbs of the city.
Bakhmout has not yet been taken. There is a suburb called Samolet. It is an impregnable fortress […] Now fierce battles are going on theresaid Wagner’s leader.
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Ukraine said on Tuesday it had recovered 20 km2 The outskirts of Bagmouth were devastated by months of fighting, admitting that Russian forces had continued to advance into the city itself.
The battle for this city in Donbass has been bloody and long since the Russian invasion began on February 24, 2022.
Observers doubt the strategic importance of Bachmouth’s victory for Russia, but it would allow Moscow to record victory after several humiliating setbacks.
On the spot, Wagner’s group is supported by the regular Russian army, although Evguéni Prigojine continues to accuse the military line of not providing his men with enough ammunition to capture the city.
Ukraine also celebrated on Thursday
vychyvankaThese traditional embroidered loose shirts became a symbol of national unity against the Russian invasion.
President Volodymyr Zelensky congratulated in Telegram
The strength of our culture It’s in front
Authoritarian regimesCelebrating 79 occasionallye The anniversary of the beginning of the deportation of the Muslim minority Crimean Tatars by the Soviet authorities.