Paris delivers 150 Delair drones to Kiev
French drone manufacturer Delair has sent more than 150 drones funded by the French government to Ukraine. This was stated by Defense Minister Sebastien Lecornu. Delair, one of the world’s leading drone manufacturers headquartered in Toulouse, produces fixed-wing drones for border surveillance, reconnaissance and intelligence. Its drones have been used by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Ukraine, by local military forces in Niger and the French army.
Moscow continues to deploy nuclear weapons in Belarus
Work on the deployment of Russian tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus continues according to the established program: this was announced by the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, Sergei Ryabkov, TASS news agency reported. “The deployment of (Russian) tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus is taking place according to the program referred to by the Russian president,” Ryabkov said on the sidelines of the regional symposium “Strengthening the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime”.. The Deputy Minister confirmed this “Several stages have been completed regarding the establishment of infrastructure and the re-equipment of tankers.
Explosions in Mariupol and fire in the port area
Explosions were heard this morning in Mariupol, southeastern Ukraine: this was announced by the adviser to the exiled mayor, Petro Andryushchenko, Rbc-Ukraine reports. Andryushenko added that a fire was reported in the Port City area and in the area of a small cement factory. According to him, after the explosions, the occupiers sent planes from Primorsko-Akhtarsky and Rostovsky towards Zaporizhia.
Kiev: 25 out of 33 Russian drones were shot down overnight
Last night, Ukrainian forces shot down 25 Russian drones out of 33 launched against the country: the military announced this, Rbc-Ukraine reports.
Moscow: A drone was shot down over the Bryansk region of Russia
Moscow said that a Ukrainian drone was shot down tonight in Russia’s Bryansk region, local media reported. “Overnight, an attempted Ukrainian terrorist attack using a drone was thwarted. It was destroyed by Russian Defense Ministry forces over the Bryansk region. “No one was hurt, and no damage was caused.”
Moscow: Inhumane act to supply depleted uranium ammunition to Kiev
The Russian embassy in the United States described Washington’s choice to supply weapons as “inhuman”. Depleted uranium munitions to Ukraine. This was reported by TASS. The diplomatic office wrote on its Telegram channel: “The US administration’s decision to send depleted uranium munitions to Kiev is a clear sign of inhumanity.” “Obsessed with the idea of inflicting a “strategic defeat” on Russia – the embassy continues – Washington is ready to fight not only to the last Ukrainian but also to lay a cross on future generations. The American administration is revealing its true nature: it is absolutely indifferent to the present of Ukraine and the future of the republic and its European neighbors. “The United States – adds the Moscow representative – deliberately transfers weapons with indiscriminate effects. They are fully aware of the consequences: explosions of such munitions create a moving radioactive cloud. Small uranium particles are deposited in the respiratory system, lungs and esophagus and accumulate in the kidneys and liver, causing cancer and inhibiting the functions of the entire organism.
Kiev: Two drones were shot down over Rostov, one of them was damaged
Two drones flying over the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don were shot down last night, damaging several cars and injuring one person. This was announced by the Governor of the Rostov Region Vasily Golubev. Golubev said in a post on Telegram that the air defense systems activated around 3 a.m. local time and destroyed the two drones. One was shot down outside Rostov-on-Don, while the other fell in the city center near Pushkinskaya Street, damaging several vehicles and injuring one person.
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