February 22, 2024

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Kyiv says Ukrainian soldiers raised a yellow and blue flag in Crimea

Kyiv says Ukrainian soldiers raised a yellow and blue flag in Crimea

Ukraine said it carried out a commando operation in Crimea from Wednesday, August 23 to Thursday, August 24, which it said killed Russian soldiers and raised the Ukrainian flag. “The enemy suffered losses among its men and equipment was destroyed. And the national flag flew again in the Ukrainian Crimea.”, Ukrainian military intelligence said in a telegram. This event on Independence Day is very symbolic. Follow live coverage of the war in Ukraine.

Volodymyr Zelensky congratulated the Ukrainian people During the Independence Day of Ukraine. “The great people of Great Ukraine celebrate a great day today: Independence Day! A free people’s holiday. A strong people’s holiday. A worthy people’s holiday. An equal people’s holiday.” The President of Ukraine praised Thursday “Free People” Ukrainian, the country is entering its 19th month of war. Ukrainians also followed the news on Wednesday evening of the plane crash of Evguéni Prigojine, head of the Wagner Group.

Paris’s “Reasonable Doubts”. Government spokesman Olivier Véran assessed on Thursday “Reasonable Doubts” On that day “conditions” Wagner Evgeniy Prigozhin, head of the paramilitary group at the origin of the rebellion in Russia in June, found himself in a plane crash.

Seven people were wounded in the Russian attack. A nighttime Russian missile attack wounded seven people in central-eastern Ukraine’s Dnipro and damaged mainly residential buildings, the local governor announced Thursday. “Powerful explosions occurred in Dnipro at midnight. The enemy attacked the city with missiles”Dnipropetrovsk Region Governor Sergei Lizak said in a telegram.

Three Ukrainian drones were shot down. Russian air defenses downed three Ukrainian drones in the Bryansk and Kaluga regions, Russia said early Thursday, without specifying whether the strikes caused casualties or damage. “Kyiv regime attempts to launch attacks tonight” The drones were intercepted, the Russian Defense Ministry communicated on Telegram.

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