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Number of those injured in Russia’s missile attack on Kostiantynivka rises to six

Number of those injured in Russia’s missile attack on Kostiantynivka rises to six

The number of civilians injured in Russia’s missile attack on the Donetsk region’s Kostiantynivka has increased to six. The relevant statement was made by the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office on Telegram, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. In the morning of January 28, 2023, Russian troops launched a missile strike on a residential area in the city of Kostiantynivka. Two men and a woman were reported killed. Six more civilians received injuries of various severity levels. They were taken to hospital and are now receiving medical aid. A motel and apartment blocks were damaged. Garages and cars were destroyed. Law enforcement officers…
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Western partners promise to send 321 heavy tanks to Ukraine – Ambassador Omelchenko

Western partners promise to send 321 heavy tanks to Ukraine – Ambassador Omelchenko

Western partner countries have promised to send a total of 321 heavy tanks to Ukraine. The relevant statement was made by Ambassador of Ukraine to the French Republic Vadym Omelchenko on France’s BFM TV channel, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “As of today, many countries have officially confirmed their consent to deliver 321 heavy tanks to Ukraine,” Omelchenko said. Omelchenko stressed the importance of receiving such tanks by the Ukrainian forces as soon as possible in order to counteract Russian armed aggression. However, he noted that delivery times may vary in each case. “We need this help as soon as possible,…
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Zelensky shows sports facilities in ruins: Olympic principles and war fundamentally oppose each other

Zelensky shows sports facilities in ruins: Olympic principles and war fundamentally oppose each other

Russia must stop aggression and terror, and only after that it will be possible to talk about Russian participation in the context of the Olympic movement. The relevant statement was made by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Telegram, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Olympic principles and war fundamentally oppose each other. Russia must stop aggression and terror, and only after that it will be possible to talk about Russian participation in the context of the Olympic movement,” the President of Ukraine wrote. In addition, Zelensky posted a series of photographs, depicting the sports facilities destroyed by Russian troops in Ukraine. A…
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Loud blast rocks Mariupol, city left without electricity

Loud blast rocks Mariupol, city left without electricity

This morning a loud blast has rocked the temporarily occupied city of Mariupol. Most areas of the city were left without electricity. The relevant statement was made by Advisor to Mariupol Mayor Petro Andriushchenko on Telegram, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “After the explosion, power supply services were interrupted in most areas of the city. Additionally, there is no power across many villages of the seaside part of the Mariupol district,” Andriushchenko wrote. In his words, the explosion occurred in the Kalmiuskyi district, “on the border of Azovmash/Illich Works”. Later, Andriushchenko added that the city of Mariupol and the Mariupol district…
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Sumy region comes under mortar fire this morning

Sumy region comes under mortar fire this morning

Russian troops continue to shell settlements in Sumy region with mortars. “From 07:25 to 07:40, three strikes were recorded, probably launched from a 120mm mortar, in the area of Bachivsk village,” the Operational Command "North" posted on Telegram. No military personnel or civilian casualties were reported. Military equipment and civilian infrastructure were not damaged. Read also: Russian troops shell fire department in Huliaypole As reported, on January 27, the Russian troops shelled the border areas of Chernihiv and Sumy regions 38 times within a few hours. ol
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Enemy strikes Kostiantynivka. Three civilians killed, two injured

Enemy strikes Kostiantynivka. Three civilians killed, two injured

Three civilians were killed and at least two more were injured in a Russian rocket attack on Kostiantynivka, Donetsk region, this morning. "Three civilians were killed and at least two were injured in a Russian rocket attack on Kostiantynivka this morning. The Russians fired at a residential neighborhood, damaging four apartment blocks, a hotel, garages, and civilian cars," Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration, posted on Telegram. It is noted that rescuers and law enforcement officers work at the scene, helping people and carefully documenting yet another Russian war crime. Read also: Two civilians killed, seven injured…
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Russian forces buildup spotted in south but it’s still difficult to call them military – Humeniuk

Russian forces buildup spotted in south but it’s still difficult to call them military – Humeniuk

Natalia Humeniuk, Head of the Joint Coordination Press Center of the Defense Forces of the South of Ukraine, said that certain Russian forces buildup is spotted in the southern direction, but "it is still difficult to call them military." "A certain buildup is spotted, although it is still difficult to call them military because mainly the so-called mobilization resource which is poorly dressed, poorly equipped, poorly armed is redeployed. This is a commonplace practice, already used during the occupation of the right bank [of the Dnipro River]. This scheme still works," Humeniuk said on the air of the nationwide telethon…
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Russian troops shell fire department in Huliaypole

Russian troops shell fire department in Huliaypole

At night, the aggressor struck a fire department in Huliaypole, Zaporizhzhia region. "On the night of January 28, the premises of a fire department were hit amid an attack on the city. As a result, a roof was pierced, windows, doors, and gates in the garage were blown out," the Zaporizhzhia Region Department of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine reports. Debris hit a fire truck, shrapnel pierced a front wheel, a section with air compressor systems, and a portable water tank. The staff was not injured. Over the past day, the occupiers shelled the civilian infrastructure in the areas…
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Russians hit school in Kharkiv region

Russians hit school in Kharkiv region

In Kharkiv region, Russian strikes damaged a school in Kindrashivka village and injured a man in Petropavlivka village. "Over the past day, the enemy continued massive shelling of the border settlements of Kharkiv, Kupyansk, and Chuhuiv districts of Kharkiv region. In particular, Kupyansk, Dvorichna, Starytsia, and Berestove came under fire," Oleh Synehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, posted on Telegram. In the village of Kindrashivka, Kupyansk district, a school was damaged in the shelling. A private house was damaged in the village of Hlyboke, Kharkiv district. According to the Regional Center of Emergency Medical Services, a 49-year-old civilian…
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Two civilians killed, seven injured in enemy strikes on Kherson region

Two civilians killed, seven injured in enemy strikes on Kherson region

Over the past day, the invaders shelled the territory of Kherson region 19 times, killing two people and injuring seven more. "Over the past day, two people were killed due to Russian aggression, seven residents of Kherson region received injuries of varying degrees of severity," the Kherson Regional Military Administration posted on Telegram. It is noted that Russian troops shelled the territory of Kherson region 19 times, including five strikes on Kherson city, where residential buildings and healthcare facilities were damaged. The invaders opened fire from artillery, MLRS, and mortars. Over the past 24 hours, the Russian military shelled 18…
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