Agencies – Capitals:
Moscow announced that its forces had launched high-precision military strikes in eastern Ukraine, which enabled it to destroy American missile launchers and warplanes, and eliminate 200 Ukrainian soldiers. In this context, the Russian Defense Minister stated that Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu ordered forces operating in Ukraine to prioritize the destruction of Ukrainian military’s long-range missiles and artillery, which would be used to bomb the area of the Donbass region. is done.
The ministry quoted Shoigu as saying that it had ordered its forces in Ukraine to “prioritize the destruction of missiles and long-range artillery, with which residential areas in the Donbass are bombed and wheat fields are deliberately burned.” as well as grain storage facilities.
In Kyiv, the state emergency service said six people were killed in Russian shelling in the city of Toritsk in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine.
The emergency service said on its Facebook page that rescue teams had recovered five bodies from the rubble of the two-story house and that another person died in hospital.
For its part, British intelligence accused Moscow of using the Wagner Private Military Company, to strengthen the frontline forces, and to minimize personnel and casualties.
“Wagner played an almost certain central role in the recent fighting, including the control of the Popesna-Licichansk regions,” she said in a statement via Twitter. Extremely.
For his part, the Ukrainian president revealed that the dismissals of the head of the Security Service, Ivan Bakanov, and the Prosecutor General, Irina Venediktova, were not official, contrary to what Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced on Sunday, ending the investigation. Till now there was only suspension of work.