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Ukraine. The most important events of the last hours

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790 days ago, Russia's armed invasion of Ukraine began. On the night from Monday to Tuesday, Russian forces attacked Odessa and Kiev. At least seven people were injured, including two children. British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak will announce a new aid package for Ukraine worth £500 million on Tuesday in Warsaw, his office said. As emphasized, this is the largest single British aid package for Ukraine. We summarize what has happened in recent hours in and around Ukraine.

> In Odessa, a Russian drone attack injured seven people, including two children, and at least 14 apartments were destroyed, the city authorities reported. Emergency services are working to remove the effects of the gunfire. 34 people were evacuated from the buildings, including three children, they reported.

Russian drones also flew towards Kiev. All of them were shot down, said the head of the Kiev administration, Serhiy Popko. The official did not disclose the number of drones downed, indicating that this information would be included in Air Force reports. Earlier, an air alert was announced in the capital of Ukraine.

Odessa after the Russian attack Odessa/Telegram

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> Joe Biden talked to Volodymyr Zelensky – said the White House. The President of the United States assured the Ukrainian leader that once the Senate passes the package worth more than $60 billion, the United States will provide new, “significant” security assistance to respond to the needs of the country defending itself from Russia.

> British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak will announce a new aid package for Ukraine worth £500 million on Tuesday in Warsaw, his office said. As emphasized, this is the largest single British aid package for Ukraine.

British Prime Minister Rishi SunakJASON ALDEN/PAP/EPA

> Ukraine has already signed a security agreement with nine countries, including Great Britain, France and Germany. Poland is still not among these countries, and based on signals from Warsaw and Kiev, it is difficult to determine when such a document will be adopted. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said earlier in a conversation with British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak that if the guarantees included in the document had been in force earlier, Russia would not have invaded Ukraine. The Ukrainian leader added that the agreement is to remain in force until Kiev joins NATO.

> Leader of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov he has pancreatic necrosis, which leaves no chance for his full recovery, Novaya Gazeta.Yevropa reported. According to information from an independent newspaper, his likely successor is Apti Alaudinov, a close associate and commander of the Chechen Spetsnaz.

Kadyrov announced on Monday that he had sent over 41,000 soldiers from Chechnya to the Ukrainian front, including 17,000 volunteers. The Caucasian Knot portal recalled that Kadyrov regularly reports sending soldiers to the war zone in Ukraine.

> Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky received a bipartisan delegation from the US Congress. On the website, X thanked for the visit and the American decision on the aid package for Kiev.

> Russians again they attacked Kharkov. They hit, among other things, the TV tower. A video was circulated on social media showing smoke from the mast and the moment when a large part of the installation collapsed to the ground. There are problems with the television signal in the city, local authorities reported. According to preliminary findings, Russian forces hit the tower with a Kh-59 missile.

Tower in Kharkov after the Russian attack Reuters

> Yulia Navalna, widow of Russian oppositionist and well-known Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, warned in an interview with the German dpa agency that Russia's president is “unpredictable”. – Nobody knows what Vladimir Putin will do tomorrow – she admitted.

PAP, Ukrainian Truth, Caucasian Knot

Main photo source: Odessa/Telegram

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