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Ukraine. The most important events of the last hours

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807 days ago, Russia's invasion of Ukraine began. The Pentagon said it prevented the Russian military from unauthorized use of Starlink internet terminals operated by Elon Musk's SpaceX in Ukraine, Bloomberg reported. What happened in Ukraine in recent hours.

> There are underground arms factories operating in Ukraine, which is fighting the Russian invasion, the Spanish daily El Mundo reported, noting that these factories may be an alternative to the West, which is suffering from weapons shortages.

> Two people were killed and eight were injured on Thursday as a result of Russian shelling of the city of Nikopol in the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast in southern Ukraine, said the head of the administration of this region, Serhiy Lysak.

> The Pentagon said it prevented the Russian military from unauthorized use of Starlink internet terminals operated by Elon Musk's SpaceX in Ukraine, Bloomberg reported. The Pentagon official did not specify what tactics, methods and procedures are being used to end Russia's use of Starlink terminals. However, he assured that these are “good solutions” that were found together with Starlink and Ukraine.

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The Pentagon announced a blockade of access to Starlinks for Russians in UkraineLev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images

> The drone attacked refinery in the city of Salawat in southern Russia, the authorities of Bashkortostan reported on Thursday. The facility, owned by the fuel giant Gazprom, is located almost 1,400 kilometers from the Ukrainian border. On the night from Wednesday to Thursday, there was also an attack by drones on a fuel base in Krasnodar Krai. According to the media, the Ukrainian SBU is behind the two attacks.

> Ukraine should continue to attack refineries in Russia, and it is not justified for the US to criticize this strategy because it creates as much pressure on Moscow as the sanctions were intended to put on the Russian energy sector – says the American magazine “Foreign Affairs”.

> On Thursday, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky dismissed Serhiy Rud from the position of head of the State Protection Directorate (UDO) of Ukraine by decree. Rud has been at its head since 2019, the Ukrainska Pravda portal reported.

> Germany will purchase three HIMARS systems for Ukraine from the United States, German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius announced on Thursday during his visit to Washington.

Main photo source: Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images



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