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Dnipro allocates another ₴210 million to support the Defense Forces

Dnipro allocates another ₴210 million to support the Defense Forces

Deputies of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Council at a meeting of the Commission on Law Enforcement agreed to increase aid to the military by 210 million hryvnias. This was reported on Facebook by Mykola Lukashuk, head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Council, Ukrinform reports. "Support for the Defense Forces has increased by 210 million hryvnias. This decision was approved by the deputies at a meeting of the Law Enforcement Committee of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Council," Lukashuk said. Read also: Ukraine downs Russian missile over Dnipropetrovsk region According to him, the funds will be used to help the military, purchase a fire truck,…
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Oil tanks burning in Rostov region

Oil tanks burning in Rostov region

Oil tanks were burning in the city of Azov (Rostov region, Russia). This is reported by ASTRA, Ukrinform reports.  "Oil tanks caught fire in Azov as a result of a UAV attack. According to preliminary data, there were no casualties," ASTRA reports, citing the governor of the region, Vasily Golubev. Read also: Massive fire at oil refinery in Russia’s Rostov region following drone attack As Ukrinform reported, explosions were heard in the temporarily occupied Crimea.
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Governor: Air alerts in Kharkiv region last 16 hours daily

Governor: Air alerts in Kharkiv region last 16 hours daily

In the Kharkiv region, air raids last up to 16 hours a day on average, and there are also power outages, which complicates the work of businesses. The head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, Oleh Syniehubov, said this on Telegram, Ukrinform reports. "Work for businesses is complicated by continuous air raids, which last 16 hours on average. There are also power outage schedules. Therefore, we are constantly communicating with our retail outlets to maintain their presence in Kharkiv and the region. The business is adapting as best it can," said Syniehubov. Read also: Man injured during Russian shelling in…
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10 quadcopters with thermal imager delivered to soldiers from Khmelnytskyi

10 quadcopters with thermal imager delivered to soldiers from Khmelnytskyi

The mayor of Khmelnytskyi handed over 10 DJI Mavic 3T quadcopters with a thermal imager to the soldiers, for the purchase of which 1 million 800 thousand hryvnias were allocated from the budget. The mayor of Khmelnytskyi, Oleksandr Symchyshyn, posted this on Facebook, Ukrinform reports. "Monday is traditionally another delivery for the Defense Forces. This time, it's 10 DJI Mavic 3T quadcopters with a thermal imager. The cost is almost UAH 1 million 800 thousand," informed Symchyshyn. Read also: Halushchenko: Khmelnytskyi NPP to be completed with loan He noted that since the beginning of the year, almost 300 quadcopters of…
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Rwanda disappears from list of countries that support Peace Summit communiqué

Rwanda disappears from list of countries that support Peace Summit communiqué

Rwanda has become the third country - after Iraq and Jordan - to sign the joint communiqué of the Global Peace Summit and then withdraw it. The updated list of signatory countries was released on Monday by the government of Switzerland, where the summit was held, Ukrinform reports. Thus, in the latest version of the document, dated June 17, Rwanda disappeared from the list of countries that supported the summit communiqué. Previously, this country was listed in the original version of the document. Read also: Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew signs communique of Peace Summit As Ukrinform reported, on Monday, the Ecumenical…
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Russia admits that Ukraine shot down A-50 in February

Russia admits that Ukraine shot down A-50 in February

Russia's Investigative Committee has recognized that Ukraine shot down a Russian A-50 long-range radar detection aircraft on February 23, 2024. This was reported on the Telegram channel of the Investigative Committee of the aggressor country, Ukrinform reports. The court in Moscow chose a "preventive measure" in the form of arrest in absentia for the commander of the 138th Anti-Aircraft Missile Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Colonel Mykola Dziaman. Read also: Six months to combat readiness - French instructors tell of F-16 training for Ukrainian pilots The Investigative Committee's report says that on February 23, Dziaman allegedly gave the…
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Canada has no plans to resume mission of military instructors in Ukraine

Canada has no plans to resume mission of military instructors in Ukraine

The Canadian government believes that the time has not yet come to resume the mission of military instructors in Ukraine - amid hesitation among NATO allies regarding such a step. Defense Minister Bill Blair told reporters on Monday following a NATO ministerial meeting in Brussels, Ukrinform reports citing Reuters. "There was discussion of a NATO mission to enhance the training. At the present time, the circumstances are not right to deploy - in my view - the Canadian trainers in Ukraine," Blair told reporters. Read also: Canada to allocate over $28M to Ukraine for recovery projects In this regard, he…
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Drones, EW, sniper equipment: Lviv region allocates UAH 27M for Ukraine’s Armed Forces

Drones, EW, sniper equipment: Lviv region allocates UAH 27M for Ukraine’s Armed Forces

Lviv Regional State Administration has allocated more than UAH 27 million for equipment for several units of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. Lviv regional governor Maksym Kozytskyi announced this on Facebook, Ukrinform reports. "Lviv Regional State Administration allocated more than UAH 27 million for our defenders. This time, the funds were spent on UAVs, electronic warfare and sniper equipment for the 4th separate special purpose unit Omega; combat drones for the 46th Separate Airmobile Brigade, the 33rd Separate Mechanized Brigade and the 233rd Combined Arms Training Range; EW for the 710th Security Brigade of the State Special Transport Service and the…
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Vereshchuk about children abducted from Ukraine: We looking for them all over Russia

Vereshchuk about children abducted from Ukraine: We looking for them all over Russia

Russians are changing the personal data of children abducted from Ukraine in their databases and moving them to complicate the search for the Ukrainian side. Iryna Vereshchuk, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine said this in a commentary to Ukrinform, commenting on the search for children from the Kherson orphanage abducted by Russia. "We are looking for children all over Russia. Their surnames, names, and years of birth are changed there, and they are also moved. As soon as the Russians see that we already know where the Ukrainian children are, they…
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Nuclear powers strengthen their arsenals – SIPRI

Nuclear powers strengthen their arsenals – SIPRI

In 2023, nine nuclear powers - the United States, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, China, India, Pakistan, the DPRK and Israel - continued to modernise their nuclear arsenals. According to Ukrinform, this was reported in a SIPRI report. At the same time, some of these countries deployed new nuclear weapons. It is noted that in January 2024, out of the total global stockpile of approximately 12,121 nuclear warheads, about 9,585 were in military stockpiles for potential use. SIPRI estimates that 3,904 of these warheads were deployed with missiles and aircraft, 60 more than in January 2023, and the rest were…
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