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Zelensky says China attempting to undermine Ukraine peace summit

Russia has struck Ukraine’s capital Kyiv with cruise and ballistic missiles in addition to drones in a significant in a single day assault within the early hours of at the moment, simply days earlier than Volodymyr Zelensky is about to debate a peace plan with European allies.

The huge aerial assault pressured neighbouring Poland to scramble its plane, the Operational Command of the Polish Armed Forces stated this morning.

Poland stated that “all necessary procedures to ensure the safety of Polish airspace have been launched”.

The assault, coming after a number of weeks of quiet nights in Kyiv, additionally focused elements of western Ukraine that border Nato-member Poland, and triggered air raid alerts throughout the entire of the war-torn nation.

Ukraine’s air defence methods are engaged in repelling the strikes, Kyiv’s army administration stated on Telegram. Many explosions had been heard in and round Kyiv, in accordance with witnesses.

This comes because the US dropped a essential ban on arming a controversial Ukrainian combating unit, permitting the Azov Brigade entry to a few of its deadly munitions.

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One killed in Ukrainian shelling in Russia’s Belgorod

At least one particular person was killed and three others had been injured in Ukrainian shelling within the city of Shebekino in Russia’s Belgorod area, the governor of the area bordering Ukraine stated this morning.

“The man died from his wounds on the spot before paramedics arrived,” Vyacheslav Gladkov stated in a submit on Telegram, including that two wounded folks had been taken to native hospitals.

The shelling by a number of launch rocket methods additionally broken six residential homes and 11 house buildings, he stated.

Kyiv says its assaults on Russian territory are aimed toward undermining Moscow’s warfare efforts by destroying army, power and transport infrastructure.

Both sides deny concentrating on civilians within the warfare that Russia launched towards its smaller neighbour in 2022.

Arpan Rai12 June 2024 05:02

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Russian fighter-bomber crashes after ‘technical fault’

A Russian army jet crashed throughout a coaching flight in North Ossetia, killing two folks on board, the defence ministry stated Tuesday.

The Sukhoi SU-34 jet crashed “in a mountainous zone” and there was “no damage on the ground”, the ministry stated, including {that a} technical downside appeared to have triggered the crash.

It comes amid a rise in plane accidents in Russia, attributed to sanctions imposed on Russia resulting in a scarcity of needed elements.

Alexander Butler12 June 2024 05:00

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Ukraine says it has destroyed all Russian missiles and drones in in a single day assault

Ukraine’s air defence methods have destroyed all air weapons on their strategy to Kyiv, the pinnacle of town’s army administration stated this morning.

In a uncommon large-scale assault which despatched all of Ukraine below air-raid alert, Russia launched a missile and drone assault on Kyiv within the early morning, the Ukrainian army stated.

Russia used a mix of cruise and ballistic missiles in addition to drones in its assault, Serhiy Popko, the pinnacle of Kyiv’s army administration stated, citing preliminary data.

The full scale of the assault was not instantly clear, he added. Witnesses stated a number of blasts that appeared like air defence methods at work had been heard in and round Kyiv.

The air raid alerts lasted a number of hours throughout all of Ukraine, beginning quickly after midnight GMT and together with areas bordering Nato-member Poland.

Arpan Rai12 June 2024 04:26

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Poland scrambles F-16 warplanes as Russia rains missiles on Ukraine

Poland has scrambled its plane and air forces towards Russia’s large-scale missile assaults concentrating on Ukraine’s central and western elements, the Operational Command of the Polish Armed Forces stated this morning.

The Polish armed forces described its response as “defensive air activities”.

Warning of elevated noise-levels resulting from Polish and allied plane working in its airspace, it stated: “Tonight we are observing the activity of long-range aviation of the Russian Federation, carrying out strikes using cruise missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles of the Shahed type against objects located, among others, in the western territory of Ukraine.”

Poland, which lies on Ukraine’s west, stated that the final such “intensified” Russian aggressive exercise was recorded on Thursday and Friday night time.

“All necessary procedures to ensure the safety of Polish airspace have been launched, and the RSZ Operational Command is monitoring the situation on an ongoing basis,” it stated, referring to one of many two command our bodies of the Polish Armed Forces.

Since Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine greater than two years in the past, there have been a variety of intrusions into Polish airspace, triggering fear within the European Union and Nato member state and reminding folks of how shut the warfare is.

Arpan Rai12 June 2024 04:08

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Explosions hit Kyiv as Russia launches main missile assault

Blasts had been heard throughout Ukraine’s capital Kyiv this morning as Russian forces rained missiles on the war-hit nation, officers stated.

Ukraine’s air defence methods are engaged in repelling the strikes, Kyiv’s army administration stated on Telegram.

Many explosions had been heard in and round Kyiv, in accordance with witnesses.

The assault, coming after a number of weeks of quiet nights in Kyiv, noticed all of Ukraine positioned below blaring air raid alerts.

Arpan Rai12 June 2024 04:07

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Pictured: Ukrainian first woman Olena Zelenska visits a wounded Ukrainian solider in a German army hospital

Ukrainian first lady Olena Zelenska visits a wounded Ukrainian solider in a German military hospital
Ukrainian first woman Olena Zelenska visits a wounded Ukrainian solider in a German army hospital (Getty Images)

Alexander Butler12 June 2024 04:00

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‘There is more to do’ to keep away from repeat of Second World War, warns military chief

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Inside the escape from a Ukraine border village as Putin’s forces closed in: ‘Mummy, when will this war end?’

Alexander Butler12 June 2024 02:00

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The Russian glide bombs altering the face of the warfare in Ukraine

The Russian glide bombs altering the face of the warfare in Ukraine

Winged explosives weighing as much as 1,500 kilograms – and nicknamed the ‘building destroyer’ – have had a devastating influence wherever they’ve been used, writes Tom Watling. Kyiv is battling them as greatest it may well however wants Western allies to step up and supply extra weapons, air defences and ammunition

Alexander Butler12 June 2024 01:00

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Foreign funding in Ukraine reaches $4.25 bln in 2023

Foreign funding into the Ukrainian financial system reached $4.25billion in 2023 regardless of the warfare with Russia, Economy Minister Yulia Svyrydenko stated on Tuesday.

“The war does not mean an embargo on investment. In 2023, foreign investors committed $4.25billion to the Ukrainian economy, which exceeded the 2016-2017 levels.

“We should continue to increase this figure,” Svyrydenko stated.

Alexander Butler12 June 2024 00:01

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