Sunday July 10 news, live
• 137th day of war.
• Zelensky said in his evening video message yesterday that brutal Russian artillery attacks in Donbass had not stopped.
• From the G20 summit in Bali, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken asked Beijing to condemn Russian aggression in Ukraine.
• Bombs in Mykolaiv region
08:46 am – Moscow is taking small steps towards Popazna in Luhansk
Russian troops may have gained more ground, to a certain extent, in the area of the city of Popazna in eastern Ukraine: British intelligence writes this in its daily update on the situation in the country. A statement on Twitter by the Ministry of Defense underlined that Russian artillery continued to attack the Sloviansk region of the Donbass from the Isyam region to the north and from the vicinity of Lysisansk to the east. In particular, attacks from Izium continue to target the main road connecting the cities of Donetsk and Kharkiv (E40).
08:38 – Germany blocks EU aid to Ukraine
(Federico Fubini) for more than a month, Germany is blocking a €9 billion aid package that represents the main form of EU support for Ukraine.. The stalemate confirmed by various protagonists in Kiev and Brussels may have been one of the reasons that prompted Volodymyr Zelensky yesterday to suddenly and brutally remove the Ukrainian ambassador to Berlin, Andriy Melnyk. Full article here.
08:26 – Missiles in Donetsk, 6 dead and 30 under rubble
At least six people died and 30 others, including a nine-year-old boy, were trapped under the rubble of a residential building in Chasiv Yar this hour. Donetsk Eastern Ukraine – after Russian forces bombarded it with Hurricane missiles last night, according to Pavel Kirilenko, head of the regional military administration, according to UNIAN.
07:55 am – New sanctions against Canada, Russia coming
Canada has announced that it will impose new economic sanctions against Russia in response to its invasion of Ukraine: the country’s foreign minister, Melanie Jolie, announced in a statement.
The new restrictions, reads a note posted on the government website, will strengthen those already in place in the chemical, oil and gas sectors, and extend to the industrial manufacturing sector. In particular, these will affect the production of computers, electronic and electrical equipment and machine tools.
07:43 am – Almost 600 thousand citizens without electricity
About 592,000 Ukrainian citizens are without electricity. It was announced by the Kyiv Ministry of Energy that most of them are located in Donetsk, Luhansk, Mykolaiv and Kharkiv regions. Also, the Ministry of Defense reiterates the need to improve and strengthen the air defense and anti-missile defense system.
04:47 – Dpr accuses: Kiev bombed Donetsk with NATO ammunition
Ukraine bombards Donetsk with NATO munitions. The accusation, launched by the DPR, Donetsk People’s Republic and reported by the Tass agency, states that the Ukrainian Armed Forces have conducted a massive bombardment of residential districts of Donetsk using 155mm caliber artillery in the past few hours. of NATO. Between 4:20 and 4:40 Moscow time – again according to the DPR – 22 missiles were fired at six residential districts of the city of Donbass.
04:37 – Trump: With me in the White House, Russia would not have invaded Ukraine
In Anchorage, Alaska, Donald Trump reiterated that there will be no Russian invasion of Ukraine with him in the White House. If the election had gone differently – the former US president told supporters – we would not have left Afghanistan, leaving behind billions of dollars worth of military equipment, and the Ukrainian disaster with hundreds of thousands of dollars.
04:32 – Ukrainian Defense Minister: We need to strengthen air defense
We need to develop and strengthen our air and missile defense system. The Ukrainian Defense Minister, Oleksiy Reznikov, said this – as reported by the Kyiv Independent, a large number of Russian missiles and aircraft have been shot down so far, but the defense of the skies needs to be strengthened. We already have air defense – continued Reznikov – it’s not perfect, but we shoot a lot of missiles. Enemy planes no longer fly in our skies because they are afraid and know we will shoot them down. They use old missiles and fire from the territory of Russia, Belarus, the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, which temporarily occupies the Ukrainian Crimea. The enemy is afraid to approach. Regarding the Iron Dome system, the minister explained that it is ineffective in Ukraine as it is used for slow, low-altitude and low-damage missiles, but does not protect against cruise and ballistic missiles.
03:41 – Almost 600,000 Ukrainian citizens without electricity
About 592,000 Ukrainian citizens are without electricity. It was announced by the Kyiv Ministry of Energy that – as reported by the Kyiv Independent – most are located in Donetsk (350,000), Luhansk (130,000), Mykolaiv (30,000) and Kharkiv (28,000) regions. In the last 24 hours, electricity has been restored to 22,300 consumers who were cut off due to war. Specifically, 11,900 in Donetsk Oblast, 6,800 in Mykolaiv, 2,800 in Kharkiv and 800 in Zaporizhia, the ministry wrote in a note, adding that emergency rescue operations have been complicated by the intensity of fighting, demining operations and events in some areas. New damage to power networks.
02:45 am – Canada’s new sanctions against Russia
Canada has announced new sanctions against the Russian energy sector after it announced it would return a turbine from the Nord Stream 1 pipeline to Germany. The Canadian government said the bans apply to land and pipeline transportation and metals and transportation, computers, electronic and electrical equipment and machinery manufacturing.
00:54 – Ukraine: Canada to return Russian gas turbine to Germany
Canada will return to Germany and, after repairs, a gas turbine from the Nord Stream 1 pipeline will allow gas flow from Russia to accelerate. The Guardian reported that the decision would infuriate Ukraine, which has urged the Canadian government not to return it, noting that such a decision would violate the fairness of sanctions against Russia. But Moscow has threatened to further cut off Russian gas unless Germany returns the turbine, which belongs to Gazprom, and has asked Canada to send it to them. Its restructuring will support Europe’s ability to access reliable and affordable energy while moving away from Russian oil and gas, the Canadian Energy Ministry said.
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