Reports of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, testimonies of correspondents, international reaction
As a result of the drone attack on the headquarters of the Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol, six people were injured. Two are in a state of moderate severity, three have minor injuries. APU hit the river terminal in the Zaporozhye region and damaged grain storage silos. In Nikolaev, a rocket hit the house of the owner of the largest grain trading company “Nibulon” Alexei Vadatursky. He and his wife died. Anatoly Chubais, who left Russia, ended up in intensive care in one of the European clinics with Guillain-Barré syndrome. Read the previous broadcast here.
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12:44 Main from the briefing of the Russian Ministry of Defense:
– In Kharkiv, two American MLRS “HIMARS” launchers of 53 Ukrainian servicemen were destroyed by high-precision weapons.
– In the Kharkiv region, as a result of an attack on the point of temporary deployment of the 92nd brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, up to 200 manpower were destroyed APU.
– A launcher of the American Harpoon anti-ship missile system was destroyed in the Odessa region.
– Ten drones were shot down by air defense systems in a day.
12:11 The Bank of Russia extended restrictions on foreign currency cash withdrawals for another six months.
11:32 Ukrainian Ambassador to the UK Vadim Prystaiko said that Kyiv is demanding that Moscow return a third of foreign property USSR, in particular, the premises located in the UK.
11:08 The Iranian Foreign Ministry assured that Tehran does not support any of the parties in the conflict on the territory of Ukraine and will not participate in initiatives leading to an escalation of hostilities.
10:27The well-known nationalist Sergey “Volyn” Volynsky called the shelling of the pre-trial detention center in Yelenovka a tragedy. He admitted that he did not understand why this was done.
10:25 The Armed Forces of Ukraine began to retreat from Soledar in the direction of the cities of Chasov Yar, Konstantinovka and Kramatorsk. According to the WarGonzo Telegram channel, citing sources, the militants are trying to inflict maximum damage to civilian infrastructure before leaving.
10:01After the attack of a makeshift drone on the headquarters of the Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol, the Russian Investigative Committee opened a criminal case.
09:47 Foreign fighters, returning from Ukraine, will become a threat to their countries. According to Vladimir Tarabrin, director of the Department of New Challenges and Threats of the Russian Foreign Ministry, they will gain great military experience.
09:33 The Armed Forces of Ukraine will try to regain control of the strategically important city of Kherson, the American edition reported The Wall Street Journal. This is inevitable, otherwise the support of Kyiv in the West will weaken.
09:16 In Kherson, instead of the Antonovsky bridge destroyed by the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the Russian military organized a pontoon crossing across the Dnieper.
08:58 Rustem Klupov, a veteran of Russian intelligence, Hero of Russia, admitted that the US-supplied HIMARS MLRS to Ukraine would be destroyed by mid-September.
08:41 The first ship called Razoni with Ukrainian grain will leave Odessa on August 1. At 08:30 local time, it will depart for Lebanon.