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Kyiv announced the destruction of 37 of the 43 drones used in the Russian attack

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Yuriy Ignat, a spokesman for the Ukrainian Air Force command, said on Ukrainian television that the drones “came in from the south, 43 of them 37 were destroyed” and that “all forces and means – aviation, anti-aircraft missile systems and other security forces” – were involved.

“At least 86% of the destroyed devices are Shahed (Iranian-made). This is a good result for these purposes,” Ignat said.

The Ukrainian Air Force has called on the public to let Ukrainian troops do their job in the face of an image circulating on social media showing a man trying to shoot a flying object out of a window.

“There is no need to shoot out the window,” Ignat said, warning that bullets fired in densely populated areas could hit innocent people, especially from hunting rifles.

The representative of the Air Force command added that Ukraine now expects partners to strengthen its air defense system in order to cover as much of the territory of Ukraine as possible.

Earlier, Interior Minister Denis Monastyrsky said that Russia attacked Ukraine with 42 kamikaze drones, 36 of which were shot down.

“This attack was supposed to outperform last Monday’s attacks when there were rocket attacks, but that didn’t happen,” the minister said, saying it showed that Russia had not achieved its goal.

Ukrainian emergency services reported today that they found the bodies of four people after being hit by a Russian drone in Kyiv, and four more people were killed by a rocket in the Sumy region.

According to Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko, five explosions took place in the Ukrainian capital this morning, all of them were caused by Iranian-made Shahed drones.

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The State Emergency Service also reported that a Russian missile hit the administrative building of an electrical substation in Sumy in the north of the country, and four bodies and three people were removed from the rubble.

In the Dnipropetrovsk region (center), one person was injured as a result of a rocket fire at an electrical substation, rescuers added.

The military offensive launched by Russia on February 24 in Ukraine has already caused the flight of more than 13 million people — more than six million internally displaced people and more than 7.6 million to European countries, according to the latest UN figures. this migration crisis was the worst in Europe since the Second World War (1939-1945).

The Russian invasion, justified by Russian President Vladimir Putin on the need to “denazify” and demilitarize Ukraine for Russia’s security, was condemned by the international community as a whole, which responded by sending weapons to Ukraine and imposing them on Russia. political and economic sanctions.

The UN has presented 6,306 civilian deaths and 9,602 wounded as confirmed since the start of the war, emphasizing that these figures are much lower than the real ones.

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Wagner group leader confesses to recruiting Zambian student murdered in Ukraine – Columnist

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The founder of the Wagner group and associate of the President of Russia Yevgeny Prigozhin confirmed that the Zambian student who died in Ukraine fought on the side of the mercenaries.

Lemehani Natan Nyirenda, 23, was supposed to serve a sentence of nine years and six months in a prison near Moscow, but was killed on September 22 at the front line. Zambia demanded an explanation from Russia about the case, and Prigozhin, who recruits prisoners in Russia, finally broke his silence. admitting that the young man was recruited by the Wagner group.

A Zambian student arrested in Russia died in combat in Ukraine. Zambia needs an explanation

“Yes, I remember him well. I spoke with him in the Tver region, ”he said, quoting Moscow Times🇧🇷 The oligarch said that he tried to dissuade him from participating in the military actions of Russia, but the young man voluntarily decided to fight in Ukraine, praising Russia for “helping Africans gain independence.”

I asked him: “Why do you need this war?” In a couple of years you will be ahead of your time, soon you will be able to be at home and see your family.”

The young man did not return home, but, according to Prigogine, he was one of the first who broke into the enemy trenches and “the hero died”.

According to Telegraph, Lemehani Nathan Nyirenda was admitted to the Engineering Physics Institute in Moscow in 2018. Two years later, he was arrested for drug possession after he was stopped by the police while he was working in time to have fun in the delivery service. He is one of the prisoners recruited by the Russian oligarch to reinforce troops on the war front in Ukraine.

“Putin’s boss” and leader of the Wagner group recruits prisoners for the war in Ukraine. And to those who do not like it, he answers: “Send your children.”

Ukraine accuses Prigozhin of sending thousands of militants recruited directly from Russian prisons to the front in exchange for the promise of salaries and amnesty.

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Zelensky says Russia is avenging military defeats with hundreds of terrorist attacks

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“In just one week, the enemy bombed 258 times 30 settlements in our Kherson region,” in the south of the country, Volodymyr Zelenskyy said in his usual evening message, which was broadcast on television.

“They are not capable of anything, only destruction. This is what they leave behind. What they are doing now against Ukraine is an attempt at revenge. Revenge for the fact that the Ukrainians defended themselves several times against them,” he said.

According to the official news agency Ukrinform, Russia has attacked Kherson 21 times over the past 24 hours, hitting residential buildings and civilian infrastructure with its missiles.

As in previous days, air raid sirens sounded again over Ukraine, but without a massive attack.

Ukrainian Air Force spokesman Yuriy Ignat said flights by Russian strategic bombers had been recorded, but “threats of attack by ground-launched missiles” had also been recorded.

According to the US Institute for the Study of War (ISW), Russian troops are preparing to launch another wave of missile strikes on Ukraine next week.

“But most likely, these preparations are aimed at maintaining the pace of recent attacks, and not increasing them due to the limited Russian missile arsenal,” ISW said.

On Monday, Zelenskiy warned of a possible new massive attack later this week.

The military offensive launched on February 24 by Russia in Ukraine has already caused the flight of more than 13 million people – more than six million internally displaced people and more than 7.8 million – to European countries – according to the latest UN figures. which classifies this refugee crisis as the worst in Europe since World War II (1939-1945).

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The Russian invasion, justified by Russian President Vladimir Putin on the need to “denazify” and demilitarize Ukraine for Russia’s security, was condemned by the international community at large, which responded by sending weapons to Ukraine and imposing them on Russia. political and economic sanctions.

The UN has presented as confirmed 6,655 civilian deaths and 10,368 wounded since the start of the war, stressing that these figures are much lower than the real ones.

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