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By Pavlo Vitenko
Summary by regions
Over the past day, units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine repelled the attacks of the occupiers in the areas of Nevske, Kreminna and Bilohorivka.
On the Kupiansk and Lyman directions, the enemy shelled Novoselivske, Stelmakhivka, Nevske, Novoehorivka, Makiivka, Chervonopopivka, Pishchane, Dibrova, Serebryansk forestry and Bilohorivka with tanks, mortars and artillery. The situation in the region remains difficult.
During the day – shelling of populated areas along the entire front line from mortars, artillery, and Hrad. During the day, rocket attacks were carried out on Kostyantynivka (a person was injured, the Palace of Culture, where the humanitarian aid distribution point is located; 4 high-rise buildings, a car) and Kramatorsk (a medical facility was damaged, private houses were damaged).
Late yesterday evening, there was a tank attack on the village of Vesele in the Ocheretyn community. In the Donetsk region in a day: one dead, one wounded.
Tonight, 5 automatic rounds were carried out from the territory of the Russian Federation in the direction of one of the villages of the Novosloboda community. Without losses and destruction. Yesterday, during the day, the enemy shelled three territorial communities of the region: Bilopillia, Yunakiv, and Seredyno-Budsk. About 34 arrivals were recorded. No consequences.
At night in the city of Kupiansk, as a result of rocket fire, a multi-story residential building suffered significant damage. This morning, 2 private residential buildings were damaged in Kupyansk due to shelling by the occupiers. There were fires. No victims.
Areas of at least 20 settlements were hit by enemy shelling last day. In the Kupiansk direction, the enemy shelled Krokhmalne, Berestove, Tabaivka, Kupiansk, and Dvorichna with tanks, mortars, and artillery.
Veterinarne, Hraniv, Baranivka, Strelecha, Krasne, Ternova, Hlyboke, Vovchansk, Vovchanski Khutory, Zemlianki, Rublene, Chuhunivka, Krasne Pershe, Novomlynsk, Ridkodub were under enemy fire. Detailed information on the consequences is being clarified.
Yesterday, Nikopol came under fire again. The enemy hit the city with heavy artillery. Fortunately, there were no casualties or injuries. The consequences of the attack are still being determined.
During the past day, the occupiers shelled the civilian infrastructure in the area of the settlements of Gulyaipole, Temyrivka, Charivne, Gulyaipole, Orikhiv, Novodanylivka, Mala Tokmachka, Bilohirya, Malinivka, Chervone, Kamianske, Stepove.
19 reports were received about the destruction of houses (apartments) of citizens and infrastructure objects as a result of shelling. Details are being clarified.
According to the information of the General Staff of the Armed Forces, in the Kherson direction, the suburbs and the city of Kherson were affected by enemy artillery fire, as well as the districts of more than 30 settlements, including Zolota Balka, Havrylivka, Beryslav, Vesele, Inhulets, Lvove, Tyahinka, Antonivka, Zymivnyk, Bilozerka, Dniprovske and Veletenske. Twice in a day, the Russian army shelled one of Kherson’s medical facilities.
Due to enemy fire, the roof of one of the buildings was damaged, and the windows of the building were also shattered by the blast wave and projectile fragments. Fortunately, there were no casualties or injuries.
Also, the enemy shelled the ambulance station in Beryslav. Due to the artillery attack of the Russians, the premises of the station were destroyed, the cars of the doctors were damaged. The ambulance driver was injured. In total, two people were injured during the day due to the aggression of the Russian Federation. 64 people were evacuated by motor vehicles from the de-occupied territories of the Kherson region, eight of them are children and one person with reduced mobility.
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Xi Jinping expressed support for Iran in «confrontation with the West»
The leader of the People’s Republic of China met with the president of Iran.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping said he supports Iran. In particular, in «confrontation with the West and the United States of America.»
This was stated by Xi Jinping during a meeting with the President of Iran Ibrahim Raisi, the Associated Press writes.
According to the leader of the People’s Republic of China, Beijing supports Tehran in protecting national sovereignty and «opposing unilateral actions and intimidation.»
«No matter how the international and regional situation changes, China will steadfastly support friendship and cooperation with Iran and promote China-Iran comprehensive strategic partnership,» he said.
By the way, during the meeting, Xi Jinping and Raisi signed 20 agreements on cooperation, in particular in the field of trade and tourism. They also supplemented the 2021 25-year strategic agreement on cooperation in the development of industry, development of oil and other fields.
By Pavlo Vitenko, Ukrainian Freedom News
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