TOP NEWS: Russian Forces shelled several Ukrainian cities this morning. Russian Forces fired 13 missiles at the Kirovohrad region, targeting the military air base. Russian Forces attacked the Odesa port with two missiles, undermining the agreement on grain exports with Turkey and the United Nations. The EU says that today’s shelling of the port in Odesa is yet another confirmation that Russia shows disregard for international law and commitments.
VIDEO OF THE DAY: Rescuers extinguish a fire from the Russian Forces attack on the port in Odesa
Russian Forces attack several Ukrainian cities
Russian Forces shelled Mykolaiv, Kharkiv, Kropyvnytskyi, as well as several districts of the Dnipropetrovsk region. Several powerful explosions heard in Kharkiv. Nikopol and Kryvyi Rih districts were targeted at the Dnipropetrovsk region. Russian Forces also shelled the Chervonohryhorivka community with Grad multiple rocket launcher systems. In the village of Hannivka an electricity grid and a gas pipeline were damaged.
Russian Forces fired 13 missiles at Kirovohrad region
Russian Forces attacked the Kirovohrad region with missiles, targeting the Kanatove military air base and a Ukrainian railways facility. As a result of the attack, at least three people were killed, including one soldier. Nine people were injured.
Russian Forces struck Odesa port with two missiles
Russian Forces fired missiles at civilian infrastructure and facilities at the Odesa port.
Russian Forces undermine the agreements and commitments to the UN and Turkey on Ukrainian grain exports according to the document signed in Istanbul.
The European Union reacted to the Russian attack on the Odesa port after the grain agreements
According to the representative of the EU for foreign affairs and security policy, Josep Borrell, striking a target crucial for grain export, especially a day after the signature of the Istanbul agreements is reprehensible and again demonstrates Russia’s total disregard for international law and commitments.
“Filtration” is being carried out in temporarily occupied Lysychansk
According to the head of the military administration of Lysychansk Valeriy Shybiko, Russian Forces have divided the city into filtration sectors, and are increasingly looting civilian property. There is no centralized communications. However, about 10-12 thousand residents still remain in Lysychansk.
Losses among Ukrainian defenders have decreased after receiving Western weapons
The Ukrainian army has lost approximately 30 military personnel per day of the war. However, losses have decreased with the influx of weapons from the West.