The Russian invasion of Ukraine continues on the 204th day. The Russian army fired eight missiles maneuvering the city of Kryvyi Rih in central Ukraine, informed Kyryło Tymoshenko from the office of the President of Ukraine. As a result of the attack, there are no casualties among the inhabitants, but water infrastructure facilities have been destroyed. Here are the highlights of the last hours.
> President’s spokesman Ukraine reported that Volodymyr Zelensky was involved in a road accident in Kiev. The president was examined by a doctor who found no serious injuries, added Serhiy Nikiforov.
> The Russian army fired eight missiles maneuvering the city of Kryvyi Rih in central Ukraine, informed Kyryło Tymoshenko from the office of the President of Ukraine. He added that as a result of the attack, there were no casualties among the inhabitants, but water infrastructure facilities were destroyed.
> Our flag flutters in Izium and it will be so in every Ukrainian city – said President Volodymyr Zelensky, who he visited the places seized by the Russians in the Kharkiv region. – No invader will be able to win the hearts of Ukrainians – he added.
> In the Kharkiv region, 388 towns and about 150,000 people have been liberated, said Ukraine’s Deputy Defense Minister Hanna Malar. The head of the Kharkiv administration, Oleh Syniehubov, said that 16 municipalities in the oblast were completely liberated from Russian occupation, and seven – partially.
> Yevgeny Prigozhin, described by the media as “Putin’s cook”, personally recruits prisoners in Russia to fight in war in Ukraine – informs the Mediazona portal, referring to the recording published in social media.
> The president’s greatest drama Vladimir Putin is that Russia, since the outbreak of the armed invasion of Ukraine, has not been able to send an army exceeding Ukrainians to the front, at least in terms of numbers, writes the well-known Ukrainian military expert Yuri Butusov.
> United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said after talking to Vladimir Putin that the end of the war was “still far away”. – I believe that peace is necessary – peace in accordance with the UN Charter and international law. But I would be lying if I said that I hope it will happen soon, he said.
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