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Cover image: In the town of Nikopol, in the Dnipropetrovsk region, on July 16, 2022. – / AFP
Russian missiles hit the city of Dniproin central Ukraine, killing three people and injuring fifteen, announced on social networks the Governor of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Valentyn Reznitchenko. A strike on the central square of Kramatorsk did not cause casualties because it intervened after the curfew, according to an official of the anti-aircraft defense of the 81st Ukrainian brigade. Previously, at least three strikes had hit southern Kramatorsk, as well as Sloviansk, a city in Donetsk Oblast also coveted by the Russians. Separatist authorities in Donetsk reported on Friday morning four people killed and sixteen injured in twenty-four hours by Ukrainian bombardments in the area under their control. The separatist forces also claimed to continue to advance and to be in the process of taking complete control of the city of Siversk.A Vinnytsiaa city very far from the front lines, west of kyiv, bombed Thursday by Russia, the latest toll was Friday evening of twenty-three dead, including three children, four missing and more than two hundred wounded, including four in critical condition. Kiev announced on Friday that it received its first delivery from the United Kingdom on Friday. M270 multiple rocket launcher with a range of 80 kilometres, adding to a long-range artillery arsenal provided by the West. The British Paul Urey, captured in April by Russian or pro-Russian forces, died in custody on July 10, separatist authorities said on Friday, calling him a mercenary. The British NGO Presidium Network announced at the end of April that two aid workers, including Mr. Urey, had been captured in southern Ukraine as they sought to evacuate a woman and two children. of the Russian defense said, Friday, that a “final document” would be ready shortly to allow grain export of Ukraine, after negotiations involving Moscow, kyiv, Ankara and the United Nations (UN). The European Union (EU) will target exports ofor russe in its next set of sanctions, as decided by the G7 countries at the end of June, European Commissioner Maros Sefcovic told Agence France-Presse on Friday. Moscow’s best ally in Europe, the Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orbancalled on EU leaders to reverse their sanctions policy, which he called a “mistake”. civilian casualties of the conflict. The UN has counted nearly five thousand confirmed deaths, including more than three hundred children, but recognizes that the true number is undoubtedly much higher. On the military blueprint, Western security sources now evoke between fifteen thousand and twenty thousand Russian soldiers killed. Ukrainian forces are losing around 100 soldiers every day, according to kyiv. No independent statistics are available.
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