TOP NEWS: Russian Forces once again shelled Mykolaiv. Ukraine repatriated the bodies of another 25 of its military. Crimea Platform will be held online. The EU has extended sanctions against Russia for six months. The European Union will reduce gas consumption by 15%. The British government included regional heads and the Minister of Justice of Russia in the sanctions list.
VIDEO OF THE DAY: Consequences of a missile attack by Russian Forces on the Odesa region
Russian Forces fired 13 missiles at the Odesa region
Russian Forces attacked the region from the Black Sea. They struck from Su-35, Su-30, Su-22, and M-30 aircraft with Kh-59 and Kh-22 missiles.
Russian Forces once again shelled Mykolaiv
Information about the scale of destruction and casualties is being investigated.
Also, the Ukrainian military shot down a Russian kamikaze drone in the Mykolaiv region.
Ukraine repatriated the bodies of another 25 of its soldiers
In the Zaporizhzhia region, an operation was held to transfer the bodies of soldiers.
Germany handed over MARS II multiple-launch fire systems to Ukraine
Three self-propelled artillery installations and armored vehicles for repair and evacuation were also transferred to Ukraine. It is not specified when precisely the equipment arrived.
Crimea Platform will be held online
The summit is planned to be held on August 23.
The EU has extended sanctions against Russia for another six months
The adopted economic restrictions will be valid until January 31, 2023.
The European Union will reduce gas consumption by 15%
This was agreed upon by the energy ministers of the EU member states against the backdrop of Russia’s gas “blackmail”. Countries will reduce gas demand by 15% from August 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023.
The British government included heads of regions and the Minister of Justice of Russia in the sanctions list
In total, 41 individuals and one company were included in the sanctions list, their assets were frozen.