According to Ukrainian officials, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s anticipation comes true. He had said that Moscow would attempt “something exceptionally brutal” this week. The result is – “Russia launches a deadly missile ruining train & costing several lives in Chaplyne, Ukraine killing 25”.
Zelenskyy video message
Zelenskyy told the U.N. Security Council via video that the deadly incident occurred in Chaplyne. A community of around 3,500 inhabitants in the central Dnipropetrovsk area. A further report from the president’s office states – “an 11-year-old child died”. The report states that he died in rocket fire in the settlement earlier in the day.
Zelenskyy, president of Ukraine – stated in his nightly video message to the country, “Chaplyne is our agony today.” He anticipated roughly 50 wounded at one time.
Kyrylo Tymoshenko tweet
On Thursday a tweet is by Kyrylo Tymoshenko ,deputy director of the Ukrainian president’s office. The tweet claims -“31 people got hurt”. Two children were among the 25 people murdered in the incident.
According to Tymoshenko, a 6-year-old youngster died in a car fire near the train station. Furthermore, an 11-year-old boy perished under the wreckage of a house.
Ukraine’s Independence Day
Around the national holiday that honours Ukraine’s proclamation of independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, the country has been preparing itself for particularly fierce attacks. Kyiv authorities have outlawed big gatherings throughout the city.
No doubt a cheerful ambience existed in Maidan plaza in Kyiv. This was as a result of photo shoots with burned-out Russian tanks that were on exhibit. Despite the sirens, many revelers were out and about wearing typically embroidered gowns and shirts. The reason of this was, as many of them were folk musicians setting up their instruments.
Death of daughter of Alexander Dugin
The 29-year-old daughter of right-wing political theorist Alexander Dugin was murdered in a vehicle. It occurred as a result of bombing outside of Moscow on Saturday. This has increased concerns that Russia may step up its attacks on Ukraine this week. The death of pro-Kremlin television broadcaster Darya Dugina has been attributed. Ukraine has refuted all claims.
Savior Ukraine Military
The invasion attempt by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s army to take over the city in the spring has been abandoned. This happened due to surprisingly fierce Ukrainian opposition. The war has devolved into a struggle that has destroyed entire communities and rocked the global economy.
At a gathering of his counterparts from a security group headed by Russia and China on Wednesday, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu stated that Moscow’s military operation was moving slowly in an effort to save people.
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu statement
Cities with civilian areas have frequently come under attack by Russian forces. This includes hospitals and a Mariupol theatre where hundreds of people were seeking refuge.
Though Shoigu said that “everything is done to minimize civilian fatalities”. Russia is reportedly using precise munitions to attack Ukrainian military objectives.
Adding on he stated – “Undoubtedly, it slows down the offensive’s speed, but we do it on purpose”.
Places invaded by Russian soldiers in Ukraine
Over the course of 24 hours, Russian soldiers reportedly attacked a number of towns and village. These attacks were mostly in the eastern Donetsk region. The mayor of the city of Donetsk stated “a construction supplies shop was struck by a shell”. It bursted into flames. There were no reports of any injuries right away.
Russian shelling on the cities of Nikopol and Marhanets in the Dnipropetrovsk area resulted in further building damage and casualties. Russian forces bombarded Zaporizhzhia also, although no deaths were reported.
Additionally, the regional governor said that “Russian Missiles hits unidentified targets too” . These were in the Khmelnytskyi area, 180 miles west of Kiev. There haven’t been many attacks there.