The Russian invasion of Ukraine has been going on for 607 days. The number of victims of the attack on the New Post terminal in the Kharkiv region has increased. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said the Ukrainian army must advance “at least 500 meters” every day. Andriy Demchenko, spokesman for the border guard, said that most Russian saboteurs are detected on the border between Ukraine and Russia in the Sumy Oblast. Here are the most important events of recent hours in Ukraine.
> President Volodymyr Zelensky reported that the number of victims of the attack on the New Post terminal in the Kharkiv region has increased to at least 17. The rocket hit the building on Saturday evening. More than 30 houses were destroyed in the village of Stanislav, Kherson Oblast. The high school, shops and church also suffered damage. There were no victims.
> We need progress every day, at least 500 meters forward, Zelensky said. – The most important thing is the front – he emphasized.
> According to the British Ministry of Defense, the assault at Avdiivka increased Russia’s losses by 90 percent. The Russian army was to lose 201 pieces of equipment within 10 days.
> President Ukraine he thanked the emir Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Sani for the country’s humanitarian support, including $100 million to strengthen Ukraine’s energy sector and equipment for ambulances and surgical units.
> The spokesman of the Ukrainian military intelligence (HUR), Andriy Yusov, said that about 2,600 Ukrainian citizens have returned from Russian captivity since the beginning of the invasion.
> Andriy Demchenko, spokesman for the border guard, said that most attempts by saboteurs to break through the border are recorded in the Sumy Oblast, less frequently in Kharkov and Chernigov. These are groups that are trying to obtain information about the location of Ukrainian forces, he emphasized, quoted by RBK-Ukraina.
> The Mediazona website, independent of the Russian authorities, reported that in the oblast city of Vladimir, located approximately 200 km east of Moscow, commemorative plaques dedicated to the victims of Soviet repression, including the pre-war Polish minister Jan Jankowski and the blessed Klemens Sheptytsky, were dismantled on Sunday.
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