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The latest situation in the Russian-Ukrainian war: what we know on the 240th day of the invasion | Ukraine

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  • Six people were injured in an airstrike by Russia on an “industrial infrastructure object” in the capital on Friday morning. KharkovAccording to a Telegram post from the district governor, Oleh Synyehubov. A series of explosions were also reported in the southeastern city of Ukraine. Zaporizhzhiaand no casualties were reported after the strikes on the beach of the Kutsurub community. mycolaiv region.

  • ukraine president Volodymyr Zelensky accused Russia of planning to destroy a hydroelectric dam in the east herson It’s the area where Ukrainian troops are advancing steadily and where authorities based in Moscow have begun what they call ‘evacuation’ of civilians. Late on Thursday, Zelenskiy accused Moscow of planting mines on a dam in the Russian-occupied area and posing a threat to the 400km network of Soviet-made long canals.

  • this British Ministry of Defense He claimed that Russia was launching a distraction campaign by announcing that 70,000 Belarusian soldiers would participate in a new operation. Russian-Belarusian force group. According to British intelligence, it is unlikely that Russia will actually deploy a significant number of extra troops in Belarus, and the announcement is likely an attempt to persuade Ukraine to direct forces to protect its northern border.

  • Russian court decides to arrest TV reporter Marina Ovsyannikova, local press news. Ovsyannikova is under house arrest and has fled Russia, her lawyer said this week.

  • Iran has deepened Russia’s involvement in the invasion of Ukraine by providing technical support to Russian pilots flying Iranian-made drones. The White House has confirmed the bombing of civilian targets. John Kirby of the US National Security Council said on Thursday that it was US understanding for Iranian advisers to provide training and maintenance in Crimea – but not to actually pilot the drones – after Russian forces had difficulties using unmanned flying bombs.

  • foreign minister of ukraine Dmitro Kuleba spoke Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid and Kiev’s demand for air and missile defense systems and technology in detail.

  • Britain is imposing new sanctions on three Iranian people and a business responsible for supplying drones to Russia. It was used to bomb Ukraine. By supplying these drones, Iran “actively waged warfare, profited from Russia’s heinous attacks on Ukrainian citizens, and contributed to public suffering and the destruction of critical infrastructure,” the State Department said in a statement. The assets of all four were frozen and individuals were also subject to travel bans.

  • Prior to the UK’s announcement, the EU had agreed on sanctions against the same business and three individuals.. While Tehran refused to supply Moscow with drones, the Kremlin said the west was trying to “pressure” Iran, accusing Moscow of using drones manufactured in the country.

  • Ukraine began restricting electricity supply across the country from 7am on Thursday. In response to Russia’s attacks on energy infrastructure. President Zelenskiy said a dam of more than 300 attacks destroyed one-third of all power stations across the country. Kyrylo Tymoshenko, vice-president of the presidential office, warned that Ukrainians will now have to prepare for “tipping cuts” and people will need to save energy.

  • A large thermal power plant in the western Ukrainian city of Burshtyn was attacked by Russian airstrikes on Wednesday. The district governor said on Thursday it had caused “pretty serious” damage.

  • A Russian plane fired a missile near a British plane patrolling international airspace over Blacks. On September 29, Deniz, British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace announced. He told the House of Commons that the Russians blamed the incident on a “technical malfunction”.

  • German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said that Putin used energy and hunger as weapons. but it has failed to break the unity of the west and will not be able to achieve its war goals with scorched earth tactics. “We will not let the last escalation of Moscow go unanswered. The scorched earth tactics will not help Russia win the war. They will only strengthen the unity and determination of Ukraine and its partners,” he said.

  • NATO allies will take action if Sweden or Finland comes under pressure from Russia or another enemy before they become full members of the alliance. NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday.

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