Unian: New attack on Kiev
Anti-aircraft defense shot down all aerial targets over Kyiv during a Russian missile attack, the city’s military administration announced, reports Union.
According to those statements, this is the thirteenth air attack on Kyiv since the beginning of May.
H-101/555 cruise missiles were launched from Tu-95MS strategic bombers from the Caspian Sea region in the capital.
Russian paramilitary formation “Wagner” began with the withdrawal of its forces from the Ukrainian city of Baḫmut and leaves its positions to the Russian army, said Yevgeny Prigozhin, the founder of that group. Those allegations were also confirmed by Kyiv.
The European Union called to play a constructive role in the establishment of peace in Ukraine.
“The EU expects China, as a permanent member of the UN Security Council, to play a constructive role and to remind of the necessity of respecting the principles of sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity by unconditionally withdrawing all forces and military equipment from the entire territory of Ukraine within its internationally recognized borders,” it states. in the EU statement.
The United States plans to provide up to $300 million worth of new military aid to Ukraine, which will consist mostly of ammunition, Reuters reported, citing two official sources.
The package is expected to contain multiple guided multiple launch missiles for ḪIMARS launchers and munitions to defend Ukraine against Russia.
The equipment would be funded using the president’s appropriations bill, in which the president can authorize the transfer of funds and services without congressional approval in response to an emergency.-