The Russian invasion of Ukraine has been going on for 369 days. Panic broke out among the Russians due to Ukrainian shelling of ammunition and fuel depots in Mariupol. The United States emphasizes that any assistance from China to Russia will come at a cost. Other countries decided to provide aid to Ukraine. Here are the highlights of the last hours.
> Representative of the military press services Ukraine Oleksiy Dmytrashkivsky reported on Sunday that among the Russian military in the occupied Mariupol in the south-east of Ukraine there is panic due to explosions in ammunition and fuel depots. The explosions are caused by Ukrainian shelling of the city.
> President Volodymyr Zelensky recalled, without giving a reason, General Eduard Moskalov from the function of commander of the combined forces of Ukraine, which is fighting in the region Donbass in the east of the country, Reuters reported. Moskalov had been in this position since March last year.
> White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan he said in an interview with CNN on Sunday that any help China in delivering Russia deadly weapons will come at a real cost. “Beijing will have to decide for itself how to proceed,” he added.
> Reputed to be the elite units of the Russian marines suffered very serious losses in Ukraine. Their status has been severely undermined as they are being supplemented with inexperienced personnel from popular mobilization, the British Ministry of Defense said in a Sunday report.
> The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, offered Ukraine a package of humanitarian aid in the amount of 400 million dollars. Another package of military aid worth USD 100 million was announced by the Estonian authorities.
> “As long as Russia is not divided, no war can end,” the head of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Oleksiy Danilov, quoted by Ukrinform, said on Sunday. He noted that the cessation of hostilities would not mean the end of the war as such, because it has already happened. – We remember when the Minsk-1 and Minsk-2 agreements were signed. Now (Russians – ed.) claim that they had a plan. They had none, stressed the secretary of the NSDC.
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