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A kids’s hospital has been hit as seven have been killed in a “massive” Russian hypersonic missile assault on Kyiv on Monday morning, in response to native officers.

The strike on Ohmatdyt Children’s Hospital hit the constructing the place kids have been receiving dialysis and in addition broken intensive care, working, and oncology departments.

The barrage was a part of over 40 missiles launched at completely different Ukrainian cities, which has left 20 folks useless and round 50 injured, in response to Kyiv’s inside minister.

It comes as Vladimir Putin’s troops have dropped over 100 lethal glide bombs on Ukrainian territory amid intense combating within the east of the nation, in response to Kyiv’s army.

The Russian military used 111 Soviet-era KAB bombs – that are retrofitted with precision steerage methods – to assault Ukrainian positions and settlements over the previous 24 hours.

The munitions can weigh greater than a tonne, are sometimes dropped from plane and are able to decreasing complete multistorey buildings to rubble, specialists say.

Meanwhile, Kyiv pulled again its troopers from the outskirts of the japanese city of Chasiv Yar, the place they’re shedding territory to Russian forces.

Russian assault on Kyiv one of many worst in two years of conflict, says metropolis mayor

The Russian assault on Ukraine’s capital on Monday was one of many worst in the course of the two-year full-scale invasion by Moscow, Kyiv’s mayor Vitali Klitschko mentioned.

“This is one of the worst attacks. You can see it is a children’s hospital,” he mentioned as he stood close to a closely broken constructing.

Alexander Butler8 July 2024 10:42

Pictured: Children’s hospital broken in assault

Rescuers scour the rubble of Ohmatdyt Children’s Hospital that was damaged in a Russian attack
Rescuers scour the rubble of Ohmatdyt Children’s Hospital that was broken in a Russian assault (REUTERS)
Ukrainians search through rubble after a children’s hospital was hit in a Russian attack on Kyiv
Ukrainians search by means of rubble after a kids’s hospital was hit in a Russian assault on Kyiv (REUTERS)

Alexander Butler8 July 2024 10:18

Children’s hospital hit in ‘massive’ Russian strike on Ukraine

A kids’s hospital has been hit as seven have been killed in a “massive” Russian assault on Kyiv on Monday morning, in response to native officers.

The barrage was a part of over 40 missiles launched at completely different Ukrainian cities, damaging residential buildings and infrastructure throughout the nation, Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky mentioned.

Mr Zelensky mentioned: “Russian terrorists have once again launched a massive missile attack on Ukraine. Different cities – Kyiv, Dnipro, Kryvyi Rih, Slovyansk, Kramatorsk.

“More than 40 missiles of various types. Apartment buildings, infrastructure, and a children’s hospital have been damaged.”

Alexander Butler8 July 2024 10:11

Russian assault kills ten in Ukraine, officers say

A serious Russian missile assault on the central Ukrainian metropolis of Kryvyi Rih killed 10 and injured 31 others on Monday, native authorities mentioned.

Several hits have been reported within the metropolis, together with injury to the executive constructing of an industrial enterprise, they mentioned.

Alexander Butler8 July 2024 09:55

The UK’s new support bundle for Ukraine

The new Labour authorities has pledged to supply a brand new bundle of help to Ukraine, together with extra artillery weapons, 1 / 4 of 1,000,000 ammunition rounds and almost 100 precision Brimstone missiles.

Here is a breakdown of the help:

1 / 4 of 1,000,000 of fifty calibre ammunition – 90 anti-armour Brimstone missiles – 50 small army boats to help river and coastal operations – 40 de-mining autos – 10 AS-90 artillery weapons – 61 bulldozers to assist construct defensive positions – Support for beforehand gifted AS-90s, together with 32 new barrels and significant spares which is able to assist Ukraine hearth one other 60,000 155mm rounds

Alexander Butler8 July 2024 09:35

Hungary’s Orban to take part in Nato summit in Washington

Hungary’s prime minister Viktor Orban will take part within the Nato summit in Washington this week, his authorities workplace mentioned.

Mr Orban mentioned on Monday that he would go to Washington after discussing a Chinese peace plan for Ukraine in Beijing, China.

His beforehand unannounced go to comes on the heels of comparable journeys final week to Moscow and Kyiv, the place he proposed that Ukraine take into account agreeing to an instantaneous cease-fire with Russia.

His go to to Moscow drew condemnation from Kyiv and European leaders. “The number of countries that can talk to both warring sides is diminishing,” Orbán mentioned. “Hungary is slowly becoming the only country in Europe that can speak to everyone.”

Mr Orban will particiate in the Nato summit in Washington this week, after meeting Russian and Chinese leaders
Mr Orban will particiate within the Nato summit in Washington this week, after assembly Russian and Chinese leaders (Copyright 2024 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

Alexander Butler8 July 2024 09:22

China and Belarus maintain ‘anti-terror’ army drills on Polish border

Chinese troopers have landed in Belarus to participate in “anti-terror” army drills on the border with Poland.

Belarus’ Ministry of Defence mentioned that the 11-day “joint anti-terrorist exercise” would begin on Monday and “improve coordination between Belarusian and Chinese units”. Chinese media mentioned the workouts can be held in Brest, on the Polish border.

Photographs from the Baranovichi air base on Saturday, about 100 miles south-west of Minsk, confirmed Chinese troopers sporting forage caps as they unloaded their tools from a single Xian Y-20, a heavy strategic airlifter nicknamed “Chubby Girl”.

Alexander Butler8 July 2024 08:58

Over 100 lethal glide bombs dropped by Russia in previous day

Vladimir Putin’s troops have dropped over 100 lethal glide bombs on Ukrainian territory amid intense combating within the east of the nation, in response to Kyiv’s army.

The Russian military used 111 Soviet-era KAB bombs – that are retrofitted with precision steerage methods – to assault Ukrainian positions and settlements over the previous 24 hours.

The munitions can weigh greater than a tonne, are sometimes dropped from plane and are able to decreasing complete multistorey buildings to rubble, specialists say.

Alexander Butler8 July 2024 07:46

Modi leaves for Russia go to as Kremlin says West is ‘jealous’

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has left for Russia, his first go to to the nation to satisfy Vladimir Putin because the starting of the Ukraine conflict.

Ahead of the go to, the Kremlin’s spokesperson mentioned the West was watching intently.

“They are jealous – that means they are closely monitoring it. Their close monitoring means they attach great importance to it. And they are not mistaken, there is something to attach great importance to,” Dimitry Peskov mentioned.

The Indian international ministry mentioned the 2 leaders will assessment a spread of bilateral points, together with defence, commerce hyperlinks, funding ties, power cooperation, science and expertise, schooling, tradition and people-to-people exchanges.

The Kremlin mentioned that no subjects have been off limits for dialogue throughout their assembly.

India, which has lengthy been closely depending on Russia for its weapon provides, emerged as a significant purchaser of Russian oil since Putin’s invasion of Ukraine led to a number of Western sanctions. It now will get greater than 40 per cent of its oil imports from Russia, in response to analysts.

India says it maintains a impartial stance almost about the Ukraine battle, neither condemning nor condoning Russia’s conflict, and has referred to as for negotiations to finish the combating.

Shweta Sharma8 July 2024 07:30

Russia claims it foiled Ukrainian bid to hijack bomber airplane

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) brokers declare they’ve blocked an try by Ukraine to organise the hijack of a Russian Tu-22M3 strategic bomber.

The FSB mentioned on its web site on Monday that Ukrainian officers have been attempting to recruit a Russian pilot.

“Ukrainian intelligence intended to recruit a Russian military pilot for a monetary reward and the provision of Italian citizenship, to persuade him to fly and land a missile carrier in Ukraine,” the FSB mentioned.

During the operation, Russia obtained info that helped Russian forces to strike the Ozerne airfield in northwestern Ukraine, the FSB claimed in its assertion.

The timings of the operation and the alleged strikes on the Ozerne airfield in Ukraine‘s Zhytomyr have been each unclear.

Ukraine is but to touch upon the allegations.

Shweta Sharma8 July 2024 07:10

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/russia-ukraine-putin-war-weapons-nato-latest-news-b2575759.html