Russia-Ukraine war information: Odessa port damaged in attack | EUROtoday

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Russian forces launched an aerial attack on the Black Sea port of Odessa early Monday, Ukraine’s air power and native officers mentioned. Granaries had been destroyed, and the town’s port was “significantly damaged” in the drone and missile attack, based on Ukraine’s southern command.

At least one individual was injured because the blasts shattered glass in close by homes, the command mentioned. The barrage got here after Ukraine struck the headquarters of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet in Crimea on Friday.

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The Odessa attack was launched from the ocean, Ukrainian army officers mentioned, utilizing a floor missile provider and a submarine. Most of the missiles and drones had been shot down by Ukrainian air defenses, however the port took a success, and a hearth broke out in a lodge that hasn’t been used in years, officers wrote on Telegram.

Canada’s House of Commons speaker apologized after praising a 98-year-old Ukrainian man who had served in a infamous Nazi army unit throughout World War II. Speaker Anthony Rota launched Yaroslav Hunka following President Volodymyr Zelensky’s handle to Parliament on Friday, calling him a “Ukrainian hero, a Canadian hero.” Jewish teams condemned the consideration.

A distinguished Russian opposition determine has been transferred to a maximum-security jail in Siberiahis legal professional mentioned Sunday. Vladimir Kara-Murza, a Washington Post opinions contributor, was convicted of treason and sentenced to 25 years in jail in April after publicly denouncing Russia’s invasion in Ukraine.

The web is being censored in Ukraine’s occupied Donetsk area after a decree from its Russian-backed chiefbased on an exiled Ukrainian official. Petro Andrushchenko, an adviser to Mariupol’s Ukrainian mayor, mentioned Sunday that the Kremlin’s spy company has management of internet visitors in the jap area, {that a} Monday-through-Friday curfew has been reinstated and that demonstrations have to be permitted by Russian-backed authorities.

A bipartisan group of senators who visited Ukraine not too long ago mentioned there isn’t a proof weapons offered by Washington are making their method onto the black market. “We’re monitoring. We’re following every piece of equipment. There has been no diversion. No evidence of misappropriation,” Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) mentioned in an interview with CBS’s “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday. The Biden administration is looking for approval from Congress for a further $24 billion in support to Ukraine.

Canada will present Ukraine with protection assist price $482 million over the subsequent three years, which can fund armored medevac automobiles that “are very much needed at the front,” Zelensky mentioned in his Sunday evening handle. Zelensky met with Canadian leaders after his go to to Washington on Thursday.

Finland’s high diplomat mentioned aiding Ukraine is “not charity.” In an interview with The Post’s Ishaan Tharoor, Finnish Foreign Minister Elina Valtonen mentioned “it feels good” to be a completely fledged member of NATO now. She additionally spoke in regards to the dawning realization that “this is not just Putin’s war” — however one the “machinery” of Russia has been gearing as much as for “a very long time.”

Polarizing Joint Chiefs chairman exits middle stage: As Gen. Mark A. Milley enters retirement this month, his four-year time period as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is poised to go down as one of the vital consequential and polarizing in latest reminiscence, Dan Lamothe, Missy Ryan and Karen DeYoung report.

That consists of his name, because the war in Ukraine approached its first anniversary, for the combatants to contemplate a “window of opportunity” to agree on a peace deal — a place that was at odds with the Biden administration’s unqualified public assist for Ukraine’s protection.