11 February: Russia's new massive shelling with over 100 missiles, a way to provide Russia's frozen assets to Ukraine

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Situation summary of war in Ukraine by region for Saturday, February 11, 2023.
Khmelnytskyi region / Photo: Serhii Hamalii

Khmelnytskyi region / Photo: Serhii Hamalii

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By Pavlo Vitenko

Summary by regions

Luhansk Region

In the vicinity of Kreminna, Shipylivka, and Bilohorivka, the Defense Forces of Ukraine repelled enemy attacks. In the Kupiansk and Lyman directions, the enemy carried out mortar and artillery shelling of the Makiivka, Ploshanka, Dibrova, and Bilohorivka districts.

There is a shortage of food products in shops, the work of which is limited, and medicines, such as in Kreminna, in captured settlements near the front. The invaders are looting what still survived for almost a year. The situation in the region remains difficult.

Donetsk Region

In the morning, Avdiivka was bombarded with artillery and hail. Information about the destruction and victims is being clarified.

Over the past day, the situation near Vuhledar, Bakhmut and Soledar has remained unchanged. Under constant shelling of the village. Paraskoviivka Shelling of the village Zodolivka and village Fedorivka, five private houses were damaged; and also with Two private houses were destroyed in Vasyukivka.

During the day, shelling of the Kostyantynivka community (Olexandro-Shultine and Ivanopillia villages) and Lyman (Torske and Zarichne villages) took place. Private houses were damaged. In the evening, the village of Karlivka was shelled. Private houses were damaged.

Throughout the day, there was chaotic shelling of positions and the outskirts of the Toretsk community from heavy weapons and small arms. During enemy artillery fire, houses and farm buildings and private houses were damaged in the city of Toretsk and the village of Petrivka.

During the night, shelling continued from barrel artillery in Mariinka, village. Georgiivka, village Maksimilianivka As a result of shelling, a private residential building in the village was destroyed. Maksimilianivka Information about the victims is being verified.

In one day in the Donetsk region: one dead, four injured.

Sumy Region

During the day on February 10, the enemy shelled seven territorial communities of the region: Seredyno-Budsk, Bilopillia, Velyka Pysarivka, Esman, Znob-Novhorod, Hlukhiv, and Shalyhyne. More than 100 arrivals were recorded, including the dropping of an explosive device from a UAV.

Kharkiv Region

On the morning of February 10, an enemy missile hit the Kharkiv district, the territory of a critical infrastructure facility. Eight people were injured, all of them were hospitalized. By 2:00 p.m., rescuers eliminated the consequences of the hit.

During the past day, the enemy shelled at least 17 border settlements of Bohodukhiv, Chuhuiv, Kupiansk and Kharkiv districts. In particular, in the Slobozhansk direction, the areas of the settlements: Udy, Chervona Zorya, Strelecha, Hlyboke, Lukyantsi, Ohirtseve, Ternova, and Fiholivka were subjected to enemy shelling. In the Kupyansk direction, the enemy carried out mortar and artillery attacks on the areas of populated areas: Novomlynsk, Hryanikyvka, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Synkivka, Kucherivka, Pishchane, Krokhmalne, Berestovka. A 9-story multi-apartment building was damaged yesterday morning due to shelling in the city of Vovchansk, Chuhuiv district. As a result of the shelling of the village of Vilcha and the village of Several residential buildings were damaged in Vovchanski Khutory. In the city of Kupyansk, 7 private houses were damaged. As a result of artillery shelling of the village of Odnorobivka, Bohodukhiv district, two two-story apartment buildings, electricity grids, water supply and sewage systems were damaged.

Around 16:30, an airstrike was carried out on Vovchansk. An administrative building was damaged, a cafe, an Oschadbank building, a two-story apartment building, a kindergarten and a pharmacy were damaged. A 69-year-old woman was injured and hospitalized.

Dnipropetrovsk Region

Our troops from the «Skhid» (East) air command shot down all nine enemy missiles that the Rashists sent to the region last day. It was not without destruction, fragments of downed rockets fell in Kryvyi Rih and Kamianske districts. People were not injured.

At night, «Shaheds» hit two energy facilities in the Kryvyi Rih district and one in the Nikopol district. Significant destruction is everywhere. Fires broke out, which firefighters have already extinguished. At the places of arrival, the relevant services eliminate the consequences of the attacks. No victims.

Zaporizhzhia Region

Over the past day, the occupiers shelled civilian infrastructure in the area of the settlements of Zaporizhzhia, Mala Tokmachka, Zatyshshia, Gulyaipole, Bilohirya, Charivne, Orikhiv, Zaliznychne, Novodanylivka, Malynivka, Olhivske, Novoandriivka, Shcherbaki, Novomykolayivka, Novoyakovlivka, Temyrivka, Poltavka, Chervone, Stepnohirsk, Mali Shcherbaki, Stepove, Kamianske. 25 reports were received about the destruction of houses (apartments) of citizens and infrastructure facilities. Details are being clarified.

Kherson Region

According to the information of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the suburbs and Kherson itself were damaged by enemy artillery fire in the Kherson direction. According to the information of the Operational Command «Pivden», two enemy drones were shot down over the Kherson region. At night, Russian troops shelled Kherson again. Due to enemy strikes, the premises of one of the most important objects of the city – the railway station – were damaged. There are no casualties.

The enemy also struck a high-rise building in the Ostriv microdistrict, in which peaceful Kherson residents were located. The blast wave and projectile fragments in the apartments shattered windows, walls and several balconies were also damaged. An elderly woman from Kherson was injured due to Russian shelling. The «ambulance» brigade took her to the hospital with shrapnel wounds. The woman is in serious condition, doctors are fighting for her life. In total, three people were injured in the Kherson region during the day due to Russian aggression; there were no fatalities.

66 people were evacuated from the de-occupied territories of the Kherson region, 5 of them are children.

In the temporarily occupied settlement of Zaliznyi Port, the Russian invaders are trying to carry out passporting of the local population. For this purpose, the passport office was moved from the village of Hola Prystan to the village. Considering the fact that there is no queue of those wishing to obtain Russian citizenship, the occupiers promise a monetary reward to those who agree

Lviv Region

During the missile strike, the enemy hit the energy infrastructure facility. In the Zolochiv district, an enemy rocket fell near a house and did not explode. Later, the employees of the State Emergency Service neutralized her. Another rocket fell near a sanatorium in the Lviv district. The blast wave damaged the windows of the building. There were no victims or victims.

Defense forces shot down 9 enemy missiles on the territory of the Lviv region.

Khmelnytskyi Region

Yesterday afternoon, during a massive strike in the Khmelnytskyi region, our air defense forces shot down one cruise missile in the Khmelnytskyi region. There was also a hit to an object of critical infrastructure of the Khmelnytskyi community. The fire was extinguished, there were no casualties. Details regarding the consequences are being clarified.

Ivano-Frankivsk Region

Yesterday, a missile hit the territory of an energy infrastructure facility. The explosion did not affect the operation of the object. There were no emergency shutdowns. There was no fire. There are no dead or injured. Air defense forces also shot down one enemy missile.

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The EU has found a way to use the frozen assets of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation to restore Ukraine – Bloomberg

The EU countries announced the freezing of assets of the Russian central bank in the amount of 36.3 billion euros.

European banks can oblige to provide detailed information on the amount of frozen assets of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. This will happen if these funds go to the restoration of Ukraine.

This is reported by Bloomberg.

In particular, the legal service of the European Union stated that officials must first «figure out the scale of the assets of the Central Bank and other state assets that are under sanctions.» It is noteworthy that EU laws allow investing frozen assets and using the proceeds to help Kyiv.

It is known that the EU countries announced the freezing of the assets of the Russian central bank in the amount of 36.3 billion euros. But this figure is currently only being clarified.

«The EU legal document states that Brussels should cooperate with the G7 and international partners to invest frozen assets and use the proceeds [to rebuild Ukraine]. The financial feasibility of such a plan will depend on the amount stored in the EU’s central and commercial banks.» – explained the analysts.

According to the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, «Russia will have to pay for the destruction caused and contribute to the reconstruction of Ukraine.» «That’s why we and our partners are studying how to use Russian state assets for the benefit of Ukraine,» she emphasized.

By Pavlo Vitenko, Ukrainian Freedom News

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