attack on Russian base in Crimea It marked a turning point in the war. Ukrainian President Zelensky emphasized in his nightly speech that “the war that began with Crimea will end with its launch,” he said. Although Kyiv officially denies responsibility for the raid. But there is another hot front in the conflict. That Zaporizhia. Moscow called for a meeting of the Security Council on the nuclear power plant, accusing Kyiv of the “recent attacks.” The meeting could take place as early as tomorrow. Meanwhile, Kyiv reported that the number of victims of a Russian attack in Nikopol, near the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant, had risen to 13.
Kyiv, the number of victims in Nikopol increased to 13
The death toll from Russian missiles in the Nikopol region rose to 13: two more civilians were wounded and died in Marhanets Hospital. This was announced by Valentin Reznichenko, head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration, citing Ukrinform.
“Two people injured during the enemy’s bombing at night died in Marhanets Hospital. The doctors fought but they could not save them…” he wrote.
“At the moment, the Russian attack on the Nikopol region has killed 13 civilians, injured 11 others, 5 of them are in serious condition,” Reznichenko added.
US experts: “Moscow does not accuse Kyiv of Crimea for not showing signs of weakness”
Moscow does not blame Kyiv for yesterday’s bombings at the military base in Crimea as this would be a tacit admission of the “ineffectiveness of its air defense”. This is the analysis of the American think tank “Institute for the Study of War” that he cited independent Kyiv.
Kyiv: Moscow wants to connect the center of Zaporizhia with the Crimea
Russian forces occupying the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southeastern Ukraine are preparing to connect the plant to the Crimean power grid. This was explained by the head of Energoatom, Petro Kotin. . has been reported guardian. “Their plan is to destroy all lines of the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant. After that, they will not be connected to the Ukrainian electricity system,” he said. According to Cotten, this is a “very dangerous” plan.
Kyiv: “We have nothing to do with the Crimean explosions”
The Kyiv government declared itself a stranger to yesterday’s bombings at a Russian military base in the Crimea. In response to a question addressed to the Dozhd TV channel on the Internet, Mikhailo Podolyak, an influential adviser to President Volodymyr Zelensky, denied any wrongdoing. “Of course not. What do we have to do with this?” , his words.
Russian attack in the Zaporizhia region, a woman was killed
A woman was killed in a Russian attack in the Zaporizhia region. Andrei Kortev, secretary of the local city council, wrote on the telegram. bring it back UNIAN. The bombings took place in the city of Kuchogom, where “unfortunately a woman died.” Moreover, “three homes were destroyed and 30 others were damaged.”
Russian bombing at night in Dnipro: at least 11 dead
It was a “tragic night” in the Dnipropetrovsk region of Ukraine. The local governor Valentin Reznichenko writes on a telegram. In fact, the bombing of the Nikopol district killed at least 11 people and injured 13 others. “They deliberately bombed residential areas when people were sleeping in their homes,” he said.
Kyiv: Moscow wants to connect Zaporozhye to Crimea
Russian forces occupying the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant in southeastern Ukraine intend to connect the plant to the Crimean power grid, which Moscow annexed in 2014, according to the head of Ukraine’s operating company Energoatom, Petro Kotin, under which the operation will hide a lot. pitfalls and can cause serious damage to the plant. “To do this, you must first damage the power lines of the station connected to the Ukrainian power system. From August 7 to 9, the Russians have already destroyed three power lines. At the moment, the station operates with only one production line, a very dangerous way of working. “
Zelensky’s adviser: Strangers to explosions in Crimea
Half affirmations and negations. “Ukraine does not bear any responsibility for yesterday’s bombings at a Russian air base in Crimea,” he added. Presidential advisor Mikhailo Podolak denied the rumors that circulated in the past hours. “Of course not. What do we have to do with this?” he said in an interview with the Dozd TV channel on the Internet.
Zelensky: “The war will end with the liberation of Crimea”
“This Russian war against Ukraine, against all free Europe, began with the Crimea and must end with the Crimea with its liberation. Today it is impossible to say when this will happen, but I know that we will return to the Ukrainian Crimea.” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said this in his usual evening address to the nation, a few hours after the – unannounced – attack on a Russian base in Crimea. The president added that the world began to realize that “it was a mistake when he decided not to respond with all force to Russia’s first aggressive steps” in 2014, with the annexation of Crimea.
Moscow calls for a meeting of the United Nations Council on Zaporizhia
Moscow has requested a meeting of the UN Security Council “on the recent Ukrainian attacks on the nuclear power plant in Zaporizhia and the dire consequences they may entail.” A source from the Russian mission to the United Nations told TASS. And the meeting, at the request of Moscow, should take place on August 11. And the revival of responsibility has continued for days between Moscow and Kiev over the responsibilities of the attacks near the factory.
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