Sunday marks the 606th day of Russia’s war against Ukraine. Bloody fighting continues at the front. According to the Ukrainian General Staff, about 980 Russian soldiers have died in the war in the last 24 hours alone. Putin’s army also lost 18 tanks, 19 armored vehicles and 15 artillery systems. In total, nearly 294,000 people have died in Ukraine since the war began. Russians. Follow Virtualna Polska’s live coverage.
- Putin’s army resumed its offensive near Avdiivka in eastern Ukraine on Friday, the US Institute for the Study of War (ISW) said in its latest study. Analysts estimate that the resumption of the offensive proves that despite heavy material and personal losses, Moscow wants to continue operations in this direction. In turn, Kiev said on Friday that nearly 50 Russian tanks were destroyed or damaged in 24 hours near Avdiivka.
- In 2011, Russian unit GRU 29155 blew up an ammunition depot in Bulgaria. The weapon was to be sent to Georgia. “This is Russia’s first known military action against a NATO member state” – Russian independent portal The Insider proves.
Ukrainian units made another landing across the Dnieper while the Russians attempted to clear the previous bridgehead. Euromaidan reported that the Russians should move more troops to the region to prevent mass landings across the river.
The number of dead and wounded Russian soldiers reaches almost 300,000, the Ukraińska Pravda website reported, citing British intelligence data.
This will be done under a mechanism developed by Qatari authorities that will allow large numbers of Ukrainian children to return to the country, the official said.
On Monday, a Qatari official quoted by Reuters said three children taken by the Russians from occupied parts of Ukraine would be handed over to authorities in Kiev through the Qatari ambassador in Moscow.
He thanked Qatar for acting as an intermediary in repatriating children deported by Russia. “We can only confirm in the documents that 20,000 children were abducted. This is a terrible number, but the real number is much higher,” Zelensky stressed. He assured that Ukraine is ready to continue to cooperate with Qatar in this matter.
The leaders discussed the situation in the Middle East and agreed on the need to de-escalate the conflict, seek peace and protect civilians. Zelensky noted that it is important for humanitarian corridors to evacuate civilians and for aid deliveries to operate unimpeded.
President Zelensky thanked Qatar for humanitarian support, including $100 million to strengthen the Ukrainian energy sector and equipment for ambulances and surgical units.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky spoke on the phone with Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. – The Head of State announced on Sunday. Zelensky thanked Ukraine for its support. The leaders also discussed the situation in the Middle East.
They are a constant motif in Russia’s disinformation operations against Poland An attempt to stir up tension between Poland and Ukraine. Such actions have continued in recent days, Stanisław Żaryn, Government Plenipotentiary for the Protection of Information Space of the Republic of Poland, said on Sunday.
Oleh Sentsov, a Ukrainian director, writer and former Kremlin prisoner, announced on Thursday that he had been wounded again while fighting with Russian forces.
Sentsov said he was wounded by shrapnel and that the injuries were not serious. He did not give further details. It is not known on which front he is fighting.
– Secretary of the Ukrainian National Defense and Security Council (NSDC) Oleksiy Danilov said that “the situation will fundamentally change” when F-16 fighter jets arrive from the West to strengthen Ukrainian air defense.
Ukrainian troops are intensifying their operations in the eastern Kherson region in southern Ukraine, according to a study by the US Institute for the Study of War (ISW).
– Escalation of the situation in the Middle East should not reduce support for Ukraine; Less media attention could remove the excessive politicization of the war, Mykhailo Podolak, an adviser to President Volodymyr Zelensky, said Thursday.
– Most of the Russian saboteurs were found on the border between Ukraine and Russia in the Sumy region – said Andriy Demchenko, the spokesman of the border guard on Sunday. Saboteurs gather information about the military, but they pose a direct threat to civilians, he said.
Stanislaw Sharin, the government’s plenipotentiary for the protection of Polish information space, said the Kremlin will now increase pressure to roll back Western interest in Ukraine to pave the way for victory.
Refugee women from Ukraine They need more support and reinforcement, the scope of the help needed changes over time – Margerita Zurawska from the Women’s Rights Center Foundation told PAP. The organization operates, among other things: a hotline with psychological and legal assistance in Ukrainian.
On Saturday, 31.6 thousand people were checked from Ukraine to Poland. people, and 29.9 thousand from Poland to Ukraine – reported the border guard. Since February 24, 2022 – the start of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine – 16.5 million entries to Poland and 14.7 million departures to Ukraine have been recorded.
During the Russian missile attack on Kharkov on Saturday evening, missiles hit, among other things, a mail distribution center, killing 6 people and injuring 14, the region’s governor, Oleh Sinehupov, announced in a telegram.
Ukrainian air defenses destroyed three Russian combat drones and a cruise missile during the night from Saturday to Sunday, the Ukrainian Air Force said.
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