Today’s news Wednesday 10 August, live. Russian attacks in the night in the Dnipropetrovsk region. Ukrainian media: Residential neighborhoods Affected deliberately
• The war in Ukraine on the 168th day.
• Moscow calls for a meeting of the UN Council on the nuclear power plant Zaporizhzhia
• The president of the United States Joe Biden signed the documents ratifying the accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO.
• The Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy he said that Russia’s war against Ukraine began with the seizure of Crimea and will end with its liberation.
• The Ukrainian Defense Ministry denied that Kiev forces attacked the Russian air base in Sakiin the Crimea.
• Also Ikea leaves Russia: the Swedish furniture giant has announced the interruption of the sale, also online.
10:11 am – The Kiev alarm: Moscow wants to connect Zaporizhzhia power plant to Crimea
They want to remove the Ukrainian network connection. The Russian forces occupying the nuclear power plant of Zaporizhzhia in the south-east of Ukraine are preparing to connect the power plant to the Crimea, annexed by Moscow in 2014. They are damaging it by redirecting its electricity production: their plan to damage all the lines of the nuclear power plant and to cut the connection to the Ukrainian electricity system. This was stated by the Ukrainian operator Energoatomquoted from Guardian.
08:35 – Podolyak: We have nothing to do with the bombing in the Crimea
The Ukrainian government declares itself extraneous to the explosions that took place yesterday at a Russian military base in Crimea. Answering a direct question on online TV Dozhd, Mykhailo Podolyakinfluential advisor to the president Volodymyr Zelensky has denied any wrongdoing. We have no responsibility for what happened in the Crimea.
Meanwhile, the number of injured in the explosions rises to 13.
08:14 am – Russian bombing during the night: 12 dead in Nikopol and Zaporizhzhia
Bloody night in Dnipropetrovsk. Local governor Valentin Reznichenko wrote about Telegram that overnight bombings in the Nikopol district caused 11 deaths and 13 injuries, having hit residential areas of Marhanets.
Instead, a woman would have died in the region where the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant is located. In particular a Kushugum, local administrators say, where a woman would have died as a result of a Russian attack. He brings it back UNIAN.
05:45 – Moscow calls for UN Council meeting on Zaporizhzhia power plant
The attention always focused on Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant,. Russia has asked for a meeting of the UN Security Council on the recent Ukrainian attacks on the plant and the catastrophic consequences that could entail. He told the Tass agency a source of the Russian mission to the United Nations. The meeting, according to Moscow’s request, should take place on 11 August.
05:33 – Zelensky: The war must end with free Crimea
In a new video message released this evening by the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy he said that Russia’s war against Ukraine began with the seizure of Crimea and will end with its liberation. as reported by Ukrainska Pravda. Today there is a lot of attention on the issue of Crimea. And this is correct, because the Ukrainian Crimea, and we will never give up. Let us not forget that the Russian war against Ukraine began with the occupation of Crimea. Russia has transformed our peninsula, which has always been and will be one of the best places in Europe, into one of the most dangerous places in Europe. Russia has brought large-scale repression, environmental problems, economic stalemate and war in the Crimea.
According to the president of Ukraine, the presence of the occupiers on the peninsula poses a threat to Europe and world stability. The Black Sea region cannot be safe while the Crimea is occupied. There will be no stable and long-term peace in many countries on the Mediterranean coast as long as Russia has the opportunity to use our peninsula as a military base, Zelensky says.
05:25 – Kiev: Russia wants to connect Zaporizhzhia to Crimea
The president of the Ukrainian operator Energoatom, Petro Kotin, states that the Russian forces occupying the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southeastern Ukraine intend to connect the plant to the Crimean electricity grid, annexed by Moscow in 2014. It specifies that the process would hide many pitfalls and could cause severe damage to the plant. To do this, you must first damage the power lines of the plant connected to the Ukrainian energy system.
From 7 to 9 August, the Russians have already damaged three power lines. At the moment, the plant operates on a single production line, an extremely dangerous way of working, he added. When the last production line is disconnected, the plant will be powered by diesel generators. It will all depend on their reliability and fuel supplies, Kotin warned.
05:23 – After the leaders’ parade, Irpin forgotten with the lights out: How will we do it in winter?
(Giusi Fasano, our correspondent) IRPIN – We learned his name in the tragic days of March. The crowd of civilians fleeing under the collapsed bridge: Irpin. The woman killed with her children and the dog, the corpses left on the street next to the trolley: Irpin. The house of gutted culture: Irpin. The razed shopping center: Irpin. And then the butts of buildings, miles of streets without even a glass – not one – still intact. It was Irpin, still Irpin.
In these five and a half months of war it has always been the city most visited by leaders and stars from all over the world, that of press conferences in the street, in front of the skeletons of buildings that no longer exist. And that of promises: we will help you, we will do, we will support you …
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05:16 – Born: Biden signs the entry of Sweden and Finland
The US president, Joe Biden, signed the documents ratifying the accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO. After signing, Biden handed the pen to the Swedish ambassador and another pen to the representative of Finland. The entry of the two Nordic countries into the alliance must be ratified by all its members.
05:10 – Ukraine denies the attack in Crimea
The Ukrainian Defense Ministry denied that Kiev forces attacked the Russian air base of Saki, in the Crimea. The Ministry of Defense does not know the cause of the explosions and fires, reports the Ukrainska Pravda site. The ministry also warns that the episode could be used by a terrorist country (Russia, ed.) In an information war. Earlier a senior Ukrainian military official, quoted by the New York Times, said that it was the Ukrainians who attacked the base.
05:05 – Ikea, stop on online sales in Russia
Starting at 8 pm in Moscow on August 15th Ikea ends the online sale of products in Russia. This was announced by the Swedish company. The stores will remain closed and will only function for the delivery of previously placed orders, as well as for the return and exchange of goods – it is explained – all orders placed before the end of online sales will be processed, issued or delivered in the months of August and September. at the time agreed at the time of the order.
05:01 – NYT: Crimea hit with a Grim 2 missile
(Guido Olimpio) Ukrainian sources revealed al New York Times that the Russian base in Crimea would be hit with a new locally developed weapon. According to some sources, it could be a Grim 2 missile, a transportable carrier that was still at the prototype stage. Experts have also speculated on the use of anti-ship systems used against the ground target, kamikaze drones and even an attack from the sea. There is also the thesis of sabotage (supported by Moscow). Kiev could also try to “protect” the tactics and means used in order not to give advantages to the opponent. However, a heavy blow for the invaders.
04.55 – Air base explosion in Crimea, one dead and 4 injured
New update in Crimea: a person who died following the explosions at the Russian air base in Novofedorovka. This was announced by the local governor, Serghei Aksyonov, as reported by Russian agencies according to which there are at least four injured. Unfortunately, a dead person. I express my sincere condolences to family and friends. All necessary assistance will be provided, Aksionov wrote on his Telegram channel according to Interfax.
According to the Russian Defense Ministry, the accident was caused from the explosion of ammunition in the airfield. On social media there is talk of over 10 explosions. According to Ukrainian social channels, long-range missiles would have hit. In fact it is of the strongest attack on the Crimean peninsula, annexed by the Kremlin in 2014, which represents an escalation of the conflict. Officials in Moscow have long warned Ukraine that any attack on Crimea would trigger massive retaliation, including attacks on decision-making centers in Kiev. Ukraine. Today’s explosions in Novofedorivka once again remind us of who Crimea is. Because this is Ukraine, said Deputy Prime Minister Irina Vereshchuk.
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