The Russo-Ukrainian War at a Glance: What We Know on Day 341 of the Invasion | Russia

  • The Russian bombing of residential areas in the city of Kherson in southern Ukraine left at least three dead and five wounded. said the local authorities. The Kherson regional military administration said on its Telegram channel that Russian forces had targeted a hospital, school, bus station, post office, bank and residential buildings in Sunday’s strike.

  • A missile hit an apartment building in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city, killing one person and injuring others, according to the region’s governor. Oleh Sinyhopov said the missile hit the city center on Sunday.

  • Both the Ukrainian military and Russia’s private military group, Wagner, claim to control the Blahodatny district in eastern Donetsk region. The Ukrainian military reported that “Ukrainian Defense Forces units repelled the attacks of the occupiers in the areas of… Blahodatny… in the Donetsk region,” adding that its forces had also repelled attacks in 13 other settlements in the Donetsk region. Wagner, which has been designated a transnational criminal organization by the United States, said on the Telegram messaging app on Saturday that its units had taken control of Blahodatne.

  • President Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan has indicated that Turkey may agree to Finland joining NATO without Sweden, amid rising tensions with Stockholm. “We may be sending Finland a different message [on their Nato application] Sweden will be shocked when they see our letter. “Finland should not make the same mistake that Sweden made,” Erdogan said in a televised speech broadcast on Sunday. Sweden and Finland last year applied to join NATO and need approval from all member states to join. Turkey and Hungary hold out.

  • Vladimir Putin was open to contacts with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Although no phone call is scheduledA Kremlin spokesman told the state-run RIA Novosti news agency. “I will talk to Putin again – because it is necessary to talk,” Schultz told the Berlin newspaper Tagesspiegel.

  • Kyiv and its Western allies are engaged in “fast-track” talks on the possibility of supplying Ukraine with long-range missiles and military aircraft.said a senior aide to the Ukrainian president. Mykhailo Podolyak said Ukraine’s supporters in the West “understand how the war is developing” and the need to supply aircraft capable of providing cover for the armored vehicles pledged by the United States and Germany.

  • US military officials are reportedly urging the Pentagon to supply the F-16s to Ukraine Therefore, it is more capable of defending itself than Russian missiles and drones.

  • On Sunday, Olaf Scholz confirmed that Germany would not send fighter jets. “I can only advise against getting into a constant bidding war when it comes to weapon systems,” Schultz said in an interview with Tagesspiegel. So, once you make a decision [on tanks] It was conducted, and the next debate will begin in Germany, and this does not look serious and undermines citizens’ confidence in government decisions.

  • Russia’s Education Ministry has provided more details about plans to include basic military training in secondary schools, according to Breach intelligence. Britain’s Ministry of Defense said on Sunday that the unit “will include training with AK series assault rifles, hand grenades, military drills and salutes”. She added that the initiatives, which will take effect in September, were most likely a “deliberate evocation of the Soviet Union” as similar training had been conducted in schools until 1993.

  • Volodymyr Zelensky has stepped up his campaign to keep Russian athletes out of the 2024 Paris Games. The Ukrainian president said he had sent a message to Emmanuel Macron, and to allow Russia to compete would be to show that “terrorism is to some extent acceptable”.

  • Ukraine imposed sanctions on 182 Russian and Belarusian companies and three individuals, in the latest in a series of moves to block Moscow-Minsk contacts with Ukraine. The sanctioned companies are mainly engaged in freight transportation, vehicle rental and chemical production, according to the list published by the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine.

  • Mourners gathered in Kyiv on Sunday to commemorate the death of a British volunteer during a rescue mission from the town of Soledar in eastern Ukraine. It was British volunteer aid worker Andrew Bagshaw and fellow volunteer Chris Barry Killed during attempted humanitarian evacuation.

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