The killing of a former British soldier: a warning along the front line | direct

The Russian army pressured SeverodonetskRestless, the last stronghold of the Ukrainian resistance in the Lugansk region. At night, civilians perchednitrogen plant, a building that was attacked by the enemy and located inside the strategic city – where there is now street-by-street fighting – has begun to abandon the structure. However, despite the constant ground attacks of Moscow, the Kyiv forces continue to repel the shock wave. However, time is running out, given that, according to the United States, at this rate, Russia will be able to get its hands on an entire territory Lugansk More than a week or two.

In the meantime, it is interesting to report on the latest analysis by the think tank Institute for the Study of War (ISW)who wrote a tribute toUkrainian intelligence. 007 from Kyiv claims that the Russian army is expanding its plans to fight one The longest war, this network of great scarcity of available forces and reserves. It should be noted that the deputy head of the Main Directorate of Ukrainian Intelligence (GUR) Vadim Skipetsky said that he had received confirmed information that the Russian forces expanded their planning of war for the sake of war. Next 120 days, until October 2022. Skibitsky further said that Moscow will adjust its plans in accordance with the successes in the Donbass. Kyiv also stressed that the Russians could still count on another 40 reserve battalions after deploying 103 battalions in Ukraine.

there ChinaMeanwhile, she separated herself from Russia at least with words. Chinese Defense Minister, We FengSpeaking at the Shangri-La Dialogue security summit in Singapore, he said that Beijing has never provided any material support to Moscow in the war against Ukraine. Beijing – the minister added – supported the peace talks and opposed the supply of arms, which shows complete doubts about the effectiveness of the sanctions. Wei Fengyi also ruled out the relationship of the Asian giant with Russia to be one.alliance“And call Moscow instead.”important partner“.

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17:06 | A member of the Azov Battalion announces the presence of another corps of fighters in Mariupol

“The bodies of about 220 defenders of Azovastal were handed over in the last exchange with the Russians, but many more bodies are still found in Mariupol.” This was stated in a video clip on Telegram taken by the Ukrainian media, Maxim Zorin, one of the commanders of the Azov Battalion. He said, “Negotiations are continuing on other exchanges, to allow the repatriation of other bodies – he said – all bodies must be returned and this is something we will work on.”

16:41 | Stoltenberg: “Stockholm and Helsinki joining NATO? Still confident”

“The Madrid summit has never been considered the last date for completing the ratification of Finland and Sweden, and I am still confident in any case that Helsinki and Stockholm will join NATO.” This was stated by NATO Secretary Jane Stoltenberg, during today’s trip to the Finnish capital. “Turkey’s concerns about the accession of Helsinki and Stockholm – continued Stoltenberg – must be taken seriously and the way to overcome them is to sit down and talk.”

3:57 PM | Killed a former British soldier, fought in the ranks of Kyiv

Jordan Gatley, a former soldier of Her Majesty, was killed in battle in Severodonetsk. His family reported it on Sku News. Gatley flew to Ukraine in March to support the Ukrainian army. Dean Gately, the victim’s father, wrote on Facebook that he received the news on June 10. In addition to the fighting, the former British soldier was engaged in training the Ukrainian and foreign army.

3:33 PM | Activation of ground corridors to transport grain

Ukrainian wheat will also be transported abroad through two land corridors established with Poland and Romania. This was stated by Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Dmytro Senek. The Guardian reported that a representative of the Kyiv government also wanted to stress that global food security is at risk “because the Russian invasion of Ukraine halted Ukrainian wheat exports from the Black Sea”.

14:45 | Filorussi: No sun is expected in the nitrogen plant

Militia of the Lugansk People’s Republic “has no plans to storm the Azot chemical plant in Severodonetsk”, where Ukrainian forces and civilians are still entrenched. This was stated by a source in the administration of the breakaway republic of Donbass. “There are no plans to storm the nitrogen plant. The plant is under siege. The Ukrainian soldiers who left there will have to surrender,” the source said. There have been numerous attempts to hold talks with the remaining Ukrainian forces in the chemical plant premises, but the parties failed to reach any settlements, according to the source.

14:12 | Putin: “I am proud of Russian history and traditions. I have faith in the future”

Marking Russia Day, Vladimir Putin called for national unity in the midst of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. “I would like to congratulate all citizens on Russia Day, a day of celebration dedicated to our country: I am proud of its history and have faith in its future,” the Russian president said, stressing that “it is important for the Fatherland, for our society, so that people remain united.” In his speech, Putin referred to Russia’s traditional values, stressing “the importance of the spiritual foundation represented by the legacy of previous generations.”

13:58 | Moscow, by today Mariupol beach was completely cleaned

Mariupl Beach, the martyred city in southern Ukraine, will be cleared by the end of the day, and the safety of navigation in the vicinity of the port will be guaranteed. This was announced by a representative of the Russian Defense Ministry, during a visit to the city by a group of journalists, as reported by the Russian Army Television Zvezda.

12:50 PM | Russians destroy the second Severodonetsk bridge

Russian forces have already destroyed two of the three bridges leading to Severodonetsk. This was announced by the head of the Lugansk Regional Military Administration, Sergey Gaidai, according to reports from Ukrainian agencies. “The Russians destroyed the second bridge leading to the regional center at night, and now they are bombing the last flyover of the city: they are doing everything to cut off Severodonetsk. The next two or three days will be important and we do not. They ruled out attacks in other directions, namely the Lyseshansk-Bakhmut road, which They are trying to control it.”

11:40 AM | The Kremlin: “Many European and American companies want to return soon”

Russia treats foreign companies that do not leave its market with “care and respect” “despite external pressure”. This was confirmed by the Kremlin spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, citing TASS. He added that “many European and American companies plan to return to the Russian market as soon as possible, although for the time being they will have to wait.”

11:21 am | Moscow: “Destruction of the arms depot of the United States and the European Union in Ternopil”

In the Ternopil region, western Ukraine, the Russian Armed Forces, using Kalibr cruise missiles, destroyed a department store with portable anti-tank and anti-aircraft systems supplied to Kyiv by the United States and European Union countries. This was announced by a spokesman for the Russian Defense Ministry, Lieutenant-General Igor Konashenkov, according to TASS.

10:44 am | Russian raid on western Ukraine: at least 22 people injured

Yesterday, a Russian raid in the Ternopil region of western Ukraine left at least 22 people injured. This was stated by the governor of the region Volodymyr Tersh.

10:28 am | Von der Leyen: “The council is united in Kyiv on a historic choice”

Regarding the granting of EU candidate status to Ukraine, “the challenge is to leave the European Council with a unified position that reflects the scale of these historic decisions.” This was stated by the President of the European Union Commission Ursula von der Leyen while speaking with a group of international media, including the American News Agency (ANSA), on her way back from her visit to Kyiv.

9:20 AM | Governor Lugansk: “Kyiv still controls the Azot plant in Severodonetsk”

Serhiy Hayday, governor of the Lugansk region, confirmed to Telegram that Ukraine still retains control of the Azot chemical plant in Severdonesk, where hundreds of civilians are allegedly located. On Saturday, Rodion Miroshnik, who represents the Russian occupation authorities in Lugansk, said civilians had begun to leave the plant, adding that the rest were “hostages.”

9:00 am | 26 houses in Lugansk destroyed by Russian forces

Yesterday, Russian forces destroyed 26 houses in the Lugansk region, as well as a commercial center and a store. This was announced by the governor of Lugansk, Serhiy Gaidai, on Telegram, writes Ukrinform.

8:33 am | Kyiv General Staff: “The Russian attack on Severodonetsk continues without success”

The General Staff of the Ukrainian Army explained that the Russians were carrying out “unsuccessful” attacks against Severdonetsk in the Donbass, noting that the Ukrainian soldiers also pushed the Moscow army to retreat near Vrobivka, Mykolaiv and Vasilievka. According to the governor of Lugansk, Serhiy Haiday, the situation is still very difficult in the village of Toshkivka, located in the northwestern outskirts of Sverdonetsk; But the Ukrainian forces succeeded in blocking the Russian advance near Popasna.

7:37 AM | China: “Russia has never supplied arms. Moscow is an important partner, not an ally.”

Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fengyi ruled out the Asian giant’s relationship with Russia as an “alliance”, calling Moscow an “important partner” instead, and asserting that Beijing has “never provided materials” to Moscow since… when it invaded Ukraine in February. Wei said during his speech in Shangri-La Dialogue, the first defense forum in the Asia-Pacific region.

7:13 am | 007 Kyiv: “Moscow is ready to fight another 120 days”

Ukrainian intelligence estimates that the Russian army is expanding its plans for a longer war, although it has a limited, if not small, number of reserves and troops. This was confirmed by the think tank the Center for the Study of War (ISW). Deputy Head of the Main Directorate of Ukrainian Intelligence (GUR) Vadim Skipetsky said he had received confirmed information that Russian forces would extend their war planning for 120 days, until October 2022.

6:45 am | Zelensky: We liberate the Kherson region

“Ukrainian forces are gradually liberating the territory of the Kherson region,” President Volodymyr Zelensky said. Yesterday, “The village of Tavresky was added to the list of settlements returned to our state – says Zelensky in his last video message -. There is some progress also in the Zaporozhye region.”

6:12 am | The United States and the Russians will take Luhansk in a few weeks

Russia is likely to take control of the entire Luhansk region of Ukraine within weeks as Kyiv’s army has suffered heavy losses and ammunition supplies dwindle. This was reported by the “Washington Post”, a senior US defense official. The unnamed official said the cities of Severodonetsk and Lesichansk were under increasing pressure and could fall into the hands of Russian forces within a week.

5:30 am | Civilians began to abandon the Azot plant in Severodonetsk

Civilian refugees at the Azot chemical plant in Severodonetsk began to leave the industrial complex. This was reported by TASS, citing the ambassador of the Luhansk People’s Republic to Russia, Rodion Mirosnik. An estimated 500 civilians took refuge in the plant, as well as 300-400 Ukrainian fighters.

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