Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko wrote on Telegram, as reported by Agence France-Presse, “Several explosions in the Darnitsky and Dniprovsky districts of the city. The rescue service is extinguished.”
According to unconfirmed testimonies, the explosions were caused by Russian projectiles – a relatively unusual sight in Kyiv in recent times. According to the Associated Press, the capital has not been attacked in this way since April 28, when UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited it.
And Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov renewed his call for the West to send heavy artillery. He is optimistic that the Kyiv government will get the weapons it wants.
– I can certainly not predict the month in which we can expel them (the Russians), but I hope – which is quite realistic – to do so this year, according to Agence France-Presse.
However, Russian leader Vladimir Putin says that if Ukraine gets new, long-range weapons, his army will adapt its attacks accordingly.
— Russia will focus its weapons on targets that become relevant, Russian television reported, according to the Interfax news agency.
Overnight infections in Kyiv appear to be limited. “There are currently no fatalities in the infrastructure attacks,” Klitschko wrote. “One injured person has been taken to hospital. Community services are still operating in the affected areas.”
The city of Severodonetsk in the east is seen as crucial to whether Russia will be able to control the entire Donbass region, and the fighting there is now very intense.
– Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says in his nightly video that the situation in Sevgirodontsk, where street fighting continues, is still very difficult.
However, according to Ukrainian data, the country’s forces are stationed in Luhansk and Donetsk, the two provinces that make up the Donbass. Luhansk Governor Serhiy describes the pilgrims as if they could advance on Severodonetsk.
“The Russians were in control of about 70 percent of the city, but they were pushed back in the past two days,” he wrote in the Telegram messaging service.
He writes about the enemy: “The city is divided into two parts – they do not dare to move freely.”
There will also be reports of bot attacks around the coastal city of Odessa on Sunday morning, according to CNN.
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