The consequences of yesterday's Russian attack in Ukraine are getting worse. 18 people died and 130 were injured. The President announced this Volodymyr Zelensky, warning that the death toll could rise if rescue operations continue. The attacks hit the capital Kiev and the northeastern city of Kharkiv.
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Moscow, 4 Kiev drones intercepted in Russia's Orlov region
According to the Moscow Defense Ministry, four Ukrainian drones were intercepted over the Orlov region. “This morning, an attempt by the Kiev regime to carry out a terrorist attack using remote-controlled fixed-wing aircraft against facilities on the territory of the Russian Federation was foiled,” the ministry said, citing Tass news agency.
Yellen assures Kiev of US support, Congress approves the aid
US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen assures Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal that the Biden administration is committed to providing resources to support Kyiv. Yellen is also calling on Congress to “act quickly” to approve the resources requested for Ukraine. “Financial support to Ukraine remains tied to its success on the battlefield,” the US Treasury Secretary said.
Canada grants Kiev new military aid worth 19 million euros
Canada will provide Ukraine with a new military aid package worth almost 19 million euros, Canadian Defense Minister Bill Blair announced.
The package includes 10 rigid-hull boats from Zodiac Hurricane Technologies and English courses for Kiev Air Force personnel to learn to fly F-16 fighter jets, according to a statement posted on the Ottawa ministry's website
Russia deploys another submarine in the Black Sea
Russian armed forces have stationed a second submarine in the Black Sea, significantly increasing the number of Kalibr missile carriers. The Southern Defense Forces of Ukraine announced this via Telegram.
Kiev: Russian attack on Kharkiv, 8 injured, including a child
The Russian army attacked Kharkiv in the evening, leaving eight injured, including a four-year-old child. This was announced by Kharkiv Mayor Igor Terekhov, saying that buildings and civilian objects had been hit.
Pentagon: “Ukrainian soldiers are running out of ammunition”
Ukrainian soldiers are running out of ammunition and other weapons they need to fight Russia. Celeste Wallander, head of the Department of International Security Affairs at the Pentagon, said this, recalling that since December the United States has not been able to send to Kiev in the same quantities as in the previous two years due to the stalemate in Congress over the authorization of new weapons funds for Ukraine.