Cover image: Russian army exercise, in ryazan, August 27, 2021. MAXIM SHEMETOV / REUTERS
The bombing of a building in Dnipro on Saturday left at least 30 dead, the Ukrainian authorities announced on Sunday. Of the seventy-five people injured, thirty are hospitalized, including twelve in serious condition, they added.“To date, the fate of more than thirty people who may have been in the building at the time of the missile launch remains unknown,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in his daily video update on Sunday evening. He assured that “the rescue operation will last[it] as long as there is the slightest chance of saving lives”.In Kherson, premises where representatives of the Red Cross work were hit by an attack, announced the deputy head of the cabinet of the presidency, Sunday afternoon on Telegram. “The bombardment caused a serious fire (…). There is no information on the number of victims, ”explained Kirill Timoshenko.Belarus says military air drills with Russia starting on Monday were ‘defensive in nature’, to “prepare” for potential combat situations, according to the Ministry of Defense. The announcement comes amid growing concerns that Moscow is pushing Minsk to join the offensive in Ukraine.Ukraine can expect deliveries of heavy weapons “in the near future Jens Stoltenberg, secretary general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), told the German daily Handelsblatt on Sunday. On Saturday, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced a commitment to supply Challenger 2 tanks.Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that the military campaign in Ukraine followed a “positive dynamic” after the announcement of the capture of the city of Soledar, in eastern Ukraine, still denied by kyiv.According to Ukraine, the town of Soledar is not yet fully in Russian hands. In any case, this is what the Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Defense continues to affirm on Sunday evening on Telegram, declaring that the Ukrainian troops continue to secure their positions there. “Put simply, the battle continues,” according to Hanna Maliar.Three Russian soldiers were killed, and thirteen others injured, by the explosion of ammunition Sunday in Russia in the region of Belgorod, border with Ukraine, where there are several bases and training camps of the Russian army, reports the official news agency RIA Novosti, which quotes the relief.
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