April 18, 2024

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Russia says it has destroyed bases used to prepare an attack on the Crimean bridge in Odessa

Russia says it has destroyed bases used to prepare an attack on the Crimean bridge in Odessa

Russia’s Defense Ministry said on Tuesday, July 18, it had destroyed sites used by Kyiv to prepare an attack the day before an attack against a key Crimean bridge in Odesa. “Overnight, the Russian Armed Forces launched a retaliatory attack (…) on facilities preparing terrorist acts against Russia using naval drones”, the ministry said. Earlier, the Ukrainian army announced this “Port Infrastructure” Damaged by Russian missile attack overnight. Follow our life.

The Grain Agreement has expired. The agreement on Ukrainian grain exports expired on Monday evening. Moscow had previously indicated its refusal to extend the agreement signed in July 2022 under the auspices of the United Nations and Turkey. I amUkraine has expressed its willingness to continue exporting its grain through the Black Sea with or without Moscow’s agreement on the security of ships.

Downing of Ukrainian drones. Russian air defense shot down 28 Ukrainian drones over Crimea overnight Monday-Tuesday, the Russian Defense Ministry said. He added in a telegram “Eleven other drones neutralized” And “They didn’t hit the target, they crashed”. “There was no damage or loss of life.”According to the same source.

The Crimean Bridge was attacked. The Crimean Bridge, which connects Russia to the Ukrainian peninsula through the Kerch Strait, was partially destroyed by a Ukrainian drone strike in 2014 for the second time. Significant damage was done to the road section of the structure, which is used specifically to transport equipment to Russian soldiers fighting in Ukraine.