Ukraine: Russians shot down drones over Crimea

Ukraine: Russians shot down drones over Crimea

Russia also denies placing heavy weapons near the Zaporizhia nuclear plant in Ukraine. Ukraine warns of an act of sabotage.

  • Russia still denies it, heavy weapons close to it Ukrainian nuclear power plant Zaporizhia have parked. It should be noted that “only security guards” are on site. Ukraine sees things differently and warns of a possible act of sabotage. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and UN Secretary General António Guterres also fear “another Chernobyl”.
  • Regardless of the tense situation, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky believes that a trip by international experts to the nuclear plant is still possible and has once again urged the Kremlin to withdraw its troops from Europe’s largest nuclear plant.
  • Russian air defense fired on unidentified objects over the Crimean city of Kerch. Ukraine says the objects are drones. Residents reported on social media that they heard two explosions. One thing is certain: the port city is where the 18-kilometer bridge between Crimea and the Russian mainland begins.
  • Estonia wants to supply Ukraine with more weapons to fight Russia, including mortars and anti-tank weapons. The EU and NATO Baltic country would also like to support Britain’s initiative to expand the training of the Ukrainian armed forces. Estonia also wants to send another field hospital to Ukraine with Germany, the Defense Ministry said.
  • A well-known Ukrainian TV presenter crowdfunded a gift to the Armed Forces of Ukraine funded. TV star Serhij Prytula and Finnish satellite company ICEYE OY explained that it was about the rights to use a radar satellite that could observe the Earth at night and through clouds.

(clepa/light/Ag.)