Russian Governor reassures residents after a new explosion near Ukraine

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Russian Governor reassures residents after a new explosion near Ukraine

Two explosions occurred in Belgorod early on Monday. RussiaAdjacent to n area UkraineHowever, there were no damages or security threats, said the region’s chief executive.

Governor Vyacheslav Gradkov said, “Among the inhabitants of the area, someone or something Ukraine“.

“No, our military aviation was carrying out combat missions as part of a special military operation,” he added. Russia Refers to the war of Ukraine..

The fact that he felt the need to reassure the population suggests some tension between the population after a series of fires and explosions in the last few weeks at ammunition stores and fuel depots in Belgorod and other southern regions. Did.

Ukraine We do not accept responsibility directly, but describe the case as payback and “karma” RussiaInvasion.


United Nations: More than 300 people evacuated from Mariupol

The United Nations is the second successful operation by more than 300 civilians from the besieged southeastern city of Mariupol and four other towns to expel civilians from areas subject to Russian artillery and attack. He states that he has evacuated to Zaporizhia, which is owned by Ukraine.

In a statement, Ukraine’s Head of Humanitarian Aid Osnat Lubrani said in a statement that many civilians in Mariupol, Manhash, Berdyans’k, Tokumak and Vasilifka brought only the clothes they wore on Wednesday. He said he was receiving humanitarian assistance. She also said they would receive “highly needed psychological support.”

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that 344 people evacuated on Wednesday were evacuated earlier this week from a bunker under the Azovstal iron and mill in Mariupol, which was reportedly surrounded by Russian troops and exposed to a new fire on Wednesday. Said to be added to the above people.

No civilians evacuated from the factory on Wednesday were reported. Zelenskyy said he was trying to reach an agreement to save those who remained in Zelenskyy, including women and children.


Air raid siren, Ukrainian missile fire

Air raid sirens rang in cities across Ukraine on Wednesday night, followed shortly after missiles were launched in the cities of Cherkasy, Dnipro and Zaporizhia.

In Dnipro, Mayor Borys Filatov said a single strike struck the city center. A strike at Dnipro also struck the railroad facility, officials said without first detailing. The Ukrainian Railways said no staff were injured in the Dnipro attack.

Russia bombed railway stations and other supply line points across the country, complaining that the West was “packing Ukraine with weapons.” Meanwhile, the European Union has moved to further punish Moscow in the war by proposing a ban on oil imports, Russia’s key source of income.

The Associated Press and Reuters contributed to this report.

Epoch Times Staff