Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine has been going on for 530 days. The Russian Federation has lost at least half of its elite airborne forces in fighting in Ukraine, a report from the UK Ministry of Defense says. Here are the highlights of the last hours.
> From the beginning of the Russian invasion against Ukraine we shot down more than 5,500 military air targets, the president of Ukraine announced on Sunday Volodymyr Zelenskyduring the celebration of the Day of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
> The Russian Federation has lost at least half of its elite airborne forces in fighting in Ukraine, a UK Ministry of Defense report posted Sunday on Platform X (formerly known as Twitter) said. It may be about 15,000 dead or wounded soldiers.
> The Ukrainian army announced the destruction of two bridges in Chonhar and Genichesk, on the border between the occupied part of the territory of the Kherson region and the Autonomous Republic of Crimea. They were used to supply the Russian army, Ukrinform reported on Sunday.
> The meeting in Saudi Arabia, which was supposed to support the “peace formula” of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, ended without a final declaration, but brought cautious, positive signals from China and a proposal Brazilto include Russia in the next meeting, the German weekly Der Spiegel reported on Sunday.
> In the occupied areas of Ukraine’s Kherson Oblast, Russia has set up “schools for young voters” to prepare older students for “elections presidential elections in the Russian Federation,” the Ukrainian Center for National Opposition reported on Sunday. It was assessed as preparation for rigging the elections.
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