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War towards Ukraine: This is the scenario

Kharkiv is shelled by Russia almost every day with various weapons.  Photo: Andrii Marienko/AP/dpa

Kharkiv is shelled by Russia nearly each day with numerous weapons. photograph

© Andrii Marienko/AP/dpa

The border area of Kharkiv is especially affected by Russia's battle. She is shot at nearly each day. The information at a look.

The Russian military additionally fired missiles and fight drones at targets in Ukraine final evening. The mayor of the japanese Ukrainian metropolis of Kharkiv, Ihor Terekhov, reported explosions twice in the course of the evening. In one case, a restaurant was hit. According to preliminary data, no individuals have been injured.

Russian bombs fell on Wednesday in Ukraine's second-largest metropolis, near the border with Russia, killing one individual and injuring 19 others. Explosions have been additionally reported within the metropolis of Dnipro in southern Ukraine on Thursday evening. There was no data on victims or harm till morning.

Russia used three Ch-22 cruise missiles, an anti-radar missile, a repurposed S-200 anti-aircraft missile and 28 Iranian-made Shahed drones within the assaults, Ukrainian Air Force Commander Mykola Oleshchuk mentioned on Telegram. 26 drones have been intercepted. This navy data can’t be independently verified.

Zelensky visits Sumy border area

Amid the continuing combating, President Volodymyr Zelensky traveled to the Sumy area in northeastern Ukraine, which borders Russia, on Wednesday. Among different issues, he introduced awards to wounded troopers there, mentioned Zelenskyj in his night video speech, which he recorded on website. The Ukrainian presidential workplace additionally printed pictures displaying Zelensky inspecting trenches. On the Russian facet, Sumy borders the Bryansk, Kursk and Belgorod areas.

Drone strikes administrative constructing in Belgorod

Belgorod additionally reported shelling once more. According to Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov, a drone crashed into an administrative constructing. A lady was injured. In some Telegram channels there was discuss of a number of accidents. Accordingly, the affected constructing is alleged to be the area's inside authority. The Russian Defense Ministry solely mentioned that three drones had been efficiently repelled by air protection.

Belgorod has repeatedly reported shelling in latest weeks, generally with deaths and accidents. The variety of victims and harm are disproportionate to the results of the battle in Ukraine, which was attacked by Russia.

EU states need stricter customs laws

Under strain from indignant farmers, a majority of EU states wish to implement stricter customs laws for sure meals from Ukraine. In the night, the ambassadors of the EU states agreed on a brand new compromise on customs necessities for Ukrainian agricultural merchandise, because the Belgian EU Council Presidency introduced.

According to diplomats, it stipulates that fewer items than initially deliberate will likely be allowed to be offered duty-free into the EU. This is more likely to hurt Ukrainian agriculture. Those affected embody eggs, poultry, sugar and corn. Tightening the necessities additionally requires a majority within the European Parliament.