Belarusian bloggers warn that the Russians have amassed a large number of missile systems at the Ziabrowka airport in the Homel region. In their opinion, this may indicate preparations for an attack on Ukraine. During the night, Russian troops fired at five districts of Kharkiv at once. New Zealand has joined the training program of Ukrainian soldiers on British military training grounds. Tuesday, August 16, is the 174th day of Russia’s war against Ukraine. You can follow the events behind our eastern border in our daily report. The information in it is provided on a regular basis.
During the night, Russian troops fired at five districts of Kharkiv at once – Ihor Terekhov, the mayor of the city, informed on Telegram.
Two of the attacked districts are located in the very center of this city in eastern Ukraine. His mayor noted that such a heavy fire had not been observed in the city for a long time.
There is no information about the consequences of the attack at the moment.
On Monday, as a result of the Russian shelling of a residential area of Kharkiv, one person was killed and four were injured.
They concentrated on the Ziabrowka airport in the Homel region of Belarus a large number of Russian missile systems, which may indicate preparations for an attack on Ukraine – assessed bloggers from the Belarusian Hajun project, monitoring the movements of troops and weapons on the territory of Belarus.
According to them, the airport has 10-14 S-400 Triumf missile systems, three Kasta 2E2 and 48Ja6 Podlot radar stations, and two Pancir missile systems. There is also an ammunition warehouse with missiles for S-300/400 systems.
Bloggers write that the Il-76 planes of the Russian armed forces deliver missiles for the S-400 systems to the Gomel airport, and from there they are taken to Ziabrovka.
The analysis of the photos suggests that “preparations are underway for a massive missile attack on the territory of Ukraine in the coming weeks”.
The world will lose to terrorism and succumb to nuclear blackmail if it does not take any action on the Russian-occupied Zaporizhia nuclear power plant – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in a daily video.
On Thursday, the Ukrainian state-owned company Enerhoatom said that Russian forces have carried out another shelling of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant and the territory in its vicinity. Enerhoatom described the actions of the Russian troops as a provocation. The Russians accused the Ukrainians of shelling. On the same day, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called for an end to military operations around the plant.
New Zealand is another country to join the UK-led training program for Ukrainian soldiers on British training grounds.
In June, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that 10,000 people would be able to train within 120 days as part of the program. Ukrainians.
Since then, the Netherlands, Canada, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway have signed up for the program.