The Ukrainian authorities have raised to 12 the dead in the attack with a Russian missile on a residential building in Dnipro.
The war in Ukraine marks 326 days this Sunday since Russia began the invasion . Ukraine has denounced a new wave of Russian attacks in the country, which has affected critical infrastructure in the cities of kyiv, Zaporizhia and Kharkov, according to local authorities. The shelling has also affected Dnipro, where at least 12 people have been killed and dozens injured.
As Ukrainian soldiers evacuate fighters injured by heavy fighting in the town of Soledar, in the east of the country. The city, a few kilometers from Bakhmut, has become the main focus of the war in recent days. Russia already claims control, but Ukraine denies it.
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has assured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that the UK will provide Ukraine with Challenger 2 tanks and additional artillery systems.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has urged the G7 and the European Union to “kill” the Russian missile and drone industry by imposing sanctions. “Each wave of missiles further depletes Russian reserves. However, they are still capable of producing new ones. We can and must kill off their missile and drone industry with a massive onslaught of sanctions,” Kuleba wrote in a Twitter message.
Britain will send 14 Challenger 2 tanks and other heavy weapons to Ukraine in the coming weeks and train Ukrainian forces to use them.
The rescue teams are looking for 26 people among the rubble of the Dnipro residential building that was collapsed this Saturday by the impact of a Russian missile, which has killed 12 people and injured 73 , including 14 children, according to local media. The military governor of the Dnipropetrovsk region, Valentin Reznichenko, has announced on Telegram that the fate of 26 people is unknown, while the Dnipro city council has detailed in a statement that “there are people under the rubble trying to contact or write SMS”.
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky has called for more weapons to stop Russian terror on the battlefield after a wave of fresh attacks on several Ukrainian regions by Russian forces . “Is it possible to stop Russian terror? Yes. Can it be done in any other way than on the battlefield in Ukraine? Unfortunately, no. It can and must be done on our land, in our sky, in our sea,” he said. said the Ukrainian president.
Moldova’s Interior Ministry has reported the third discovery of missile remnants, “originating during Russian attacks on Ukraine”, since the start of the conflict in February last year.