LIVE. War in Ukraine: Ex-head of Russian Space Agency sends Macron shrapnel from French shrapnel that wounded him
All Ukraine is under weather warning
Within a few minutes, all regions of Ukraine have turned red on the map, which Ukrainians can consult at any time on the website of the Ministry of Digital Transition. Vitaly Kim, governor of Mykolayiv, warned on his Telegram channel. Suspilne media confirms that it is the same in Kiev.
Kyiv estimates the destruction of Russia at 660 million euros
Ukrainian MP Kira Rudik claims on her Twitter account that the Russian war has already cost Ukraine 700 million dollars or 660 million euros. “Russia will pay for all crimes,” he wrote a day after a cabinet meeting in which the prime minister confirmed that millions of Russian assets frozen in Ukraine would be used to rebuild housing.
Russian personality sends shrapnel to Macron
Dmitry Rogozin, the former head of Russia’s Roscosmos space agency, who was wounded in the back during an attack in Donetsk on December 21, this morning claims to the French ambassador that he sent the remnants of the Caesar system projectile that hit him to Russia. “Send these shrapnel removed by surgeons to Emmanuel Macron,” he wrote in a letter published by the RIA news agency via Telegram. “Tell him that no one will be able to avoid responsibility for the war crimes committed by France, the United States, Great Britain, Germany and other NATO countries in Donbass,” concludes the former leader’s letter sent to Putin’s resignation in July of last year. suspected because of his amazing behavior.
Russia ‘unprofessional’ according to London
The British Ministry of Defense in its daily bulletin emphasizes the extent to which Russian military operations contributed to the heavy casualties at Makivka school on New Year’s Eve, where Russia admitted that at least 89 soldiers had died. high loss rate. This is not the first time that the Russian army stores ammunition near residential areas, and “the building was located only 12.5 km from the Avdiivka sector of the front line.”
Kyiv metro carried fewer passengers, but…
160 million passengers used the Kyiv metro in 2022 compared to 319 million passengers in 2021. The stations are open 24 hours a day to serve as shelters for residents. On New Year’s Eve, according to the city administration, 5,200 people, including about 400 children, took refuge in Kyiv metro stations.
Putin and Erdogan are talking to each other today
Vladimir Putin’s press secretary Dmitri Peskov confirmed that a telephone conversation with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was planned yesterday evening. The time has not been specified.
Inflation is slowing down in France
Consumer price growth in France fell to 5.9% year-on-year in December, compared to 6.2% in November, according to a provisional estimate published by INSEE.
Ukraine inflicts heavy losses on the Russians around Zaporozhye
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine claims on the Facebook social network that it has severely defeated the Russians in 4 locations of the Zaporozhye region. Thus, Tokmak, Melitopol, Berdiansk, Pologiya and Vasilivka will be in the hands of the Ukrainians, and on Tuesday “the enemy lost up to 260 dead and wounded, as well as two ammunition depots”.
Satellite image of Makivka
Maxar Technologies has released satellite images from Makivka, showing in black the impact zone of the school where Russian forces have sheltered their men and ammunition. The Ukrainian army shelled the building on Saturday night, killing at least 89 people.
Another 720 people died and were injured within 24 hours
As every day, Ukrainian forces take stock of the losses they inflicted on the Russian enemy. According to this census, 720 soldiers of the Russian Federation would be “eliminated”, either killed or wounded, in 24 hours, bringing the number of war casualties since February 24 to 108,910.
Microsoft donated thousands of laptops to Ukrainian teachers
According to Minister of Education and Science Serhiy Scarlet, who thanked Microsoft on Telegram, teachers of Dnepropetrovsk region and Donetsk region received about three thousand laptops yesterday within the framework of the “Digital asset for Ukraine” project. “Delivery of about 39,000 laptops has been agreed to support teachers in 12 regions of the country. More than 16,000 electronic devices have already been delivered within the framework of this initiative,” he wrote.
Makivka: the Russian journalist is skeptical of the official version
Semyon Pegov, a Russian journalist and blogger of the WarGonzo channel, who was awarded the Order of Courage by Putin at the end of 2022 after being wounded in Ukraine in October, believes that the use of mobile phones by reservists on the night of Saturday to Sunday also killed them. is the “very implausible” cause of their death. “So this appears to be a direct smear attempt,” he said.
Bachmouth, at what price?
According to the commander-in-chief of the Ukrainian armed forces, General Valery Zaluzhny, Russian forces are “advancing over the corpses of their soldiers” in Bakhmut. According to him, the situation was particularly difficult, and Russian troops sometimes ran over the bodies of their own forces to remove the city from the strategic supply line between Luhansk and Lugansk regions.
440 million for reconstruction
17 billion hryvnias confiscated from Russian banks, the Ukrainian currency, will be spent on the reconstruction of Ukraine, primarily on housing construction, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denis Shmykhal said yesterday evening. This means 439.69 million euros.
Life under weather warnings
Since midnight, air raid sirens have sounded in Kharkiv Oblast from 7:39 AM to 8:05 AM (local time), Donetsk Oblast (7:38 AM to 8:03 AM), Zaporozhye City and surrounding areas. (from 07:38 to 8:15 a.m.), around Kyiv and Dnepropetrovsk (from 7:38 to 8:06 a.m.), 25 minutes around Svitlovodsk, simultaneously in Kirovohrad, Cherkassy and Poltava regions (7:37 a.m. ) to 8:02 a.m.).
In the city of Pervomaysk, Mykolayiv region, from 1:10 a.m. to 2:45 a.m., alarms sounded for more than an hour and a half.
According to the Russian blogger, 216 people survived in Mayivka
Russian pro-war blogger Anastasiya Kashevarova claims on Telegram that the children who “survived” New Year’s Eve in Makivka were “about 216” of the soldiers there, and “some of them were taken to the prosecutor’s office to confirm the facts.” He writes that the deputy governor of Samara region is expected there. He hopes for “a real investigation into what happened, not the usual punishment of a subordinate.”
Bulgaria will use Turkey’s gas infrastructure
Under the deal signed in Sofia on Tuesday, Bulgaria will tap into its neighbor Turkey’s gas infrastructure in a bid to diversify its supply following a supply cut following Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. “In this way, we will be able to buy gas from all international producers and load it to Turkey,” said Rossen Hristov, acting Minister of Energy of Bulgaria.
Was there an explosion in Sevastopol?
Explosions occurred in the port of Sevastopol on the Black Sea. Petro Andriushchenko, adviser to the mayor of Mariupol, assures that the air defense system in Sevastopol has been activated at least twice in recent hours.
A sentence that hits the mark
“Russia is mobilizing what it wants to kill, we are mobilizing the civilized world,” President Volodymyr Zelensky said in his daily address yesterday evening.
Zelensky talks about the broken ice rink
President Zelensky sees the bombing of the Altair skating rink in Donetsk’s Drujkivka as “another acknowledgment” of what Russia is a “terrorist state”. “This ice arena – “Altair” began to operate before the war, when Donbass had a normal life before the arrival of Russia. Children studied there. There was a sports school for children. Hockey competitions were held there,” he said. “Last year, it was used for the collection and distribution of humanitarian aid.”
Zelensky increases contacts
In his daily address yesterday evening, the President of Ukraine said that he held four talks with the Prime Ministers of Canada, the Netherlands, Great Britain and Norway. “Every day, I will continue diplomatic activities, both official and unofficial, public and non-public,” he insisted in order to gain the support Ukraine needs.
Bombed hockey rink
Yesterday, as a result of a Russian missile attack, the “Altair” ice rink in Drujkivka (Donetsk) was destroyed. “Since the beginning of the war, the Russian invaders have destroyed 5 ice stadiums like this,” the Ukrainian ice hockey federation said on Telegram, naming the rinks in Donetsk, Mariupol, Melitopol and Syeverodonetsk.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba condemned Ukraine’s resistance to calls to exclude Russian athletes from international sports competitions on his Twitter account. “I invite all sports officials who want to allow Russian athletes to participate in international events, because as they say, politics should stay out of sportsVisit the Altair ice rink, which was destroyed by explosions in Drujkivka politically neutral of Russia”, Kuleba wrote.
A group of Russians defend their homeland
A little-known patriot group supporting the widows of Russian soldiers has called on President Vladimir Putin to order a massive mobilization of millions of people and border closures to ensure victory in Ukraine.
“We call on our president and commander-in-chief to ban military-age men from leaving Russia. We have a moral right to this: our husbands died protecting these people, but if they escape, who will protect us? “He asks this group on Telegram.
The group, which was formed about two months ago, says it has contacted the Kremlin to help widows of soldiers killed in action.
Putin wants to show documentaries about “special operation”.
The Russian president has instructed his government to organize the screening of “documentaries” about the invasion of Ukraine by Moscow forces in cinemas by February.
Russians demand punishment for those responsible for the death of 89 soldiers during the strike
Supporters of the military intervention, which was widely followed on social media, protested the possibility of ammunition being stored in the same building that housed the soldiers who died during the strike on Monday. Others pointed out that the soldiers were stationed in an ordinary, unprotected building, and complained that information about the location of the soldiers, especially the geolocation of their phones, regularly reached the Ukrainian army.
Moscow involves its soldiers in this work
Speaking in a video statement released by the Russian Defense Ministry on Tuesday, for General Sergey Sevryukov, “It is now clear that the main cause (of Ukraine’s attack on Makivka) was the incendiary and mass use of mobile phones by personnel. A range of enemy weapons contrary to the ban.” ?
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