Ukraine war in the live ticker: +++ 01:02 Ukrainian pioneers neutralize a 500 kilogram bomb in the Donetsk Oblast +++

Ukraine war in the live ticker
+++ 01:02 Ukrainian pioneers neutralize a 500 kilogram bomb in the Donetsk Oblast +++

Ukrainian sappers from the state rescue service have neutralized a 500-kilogram aerial bomb in Donetsk Oblast. They neutralized the unexploded Russian KAB-500 bomb near Kurakhove. Ukraine’s state emergency service announced this and shared a video about it on Facebook. “When a bomb weighing 500 kilograms is detonated, the radius of the debris can be more than 1,000 meters. This poses a serious threat to people’s lives and health,” the statement said.

+++ 00:36 Report: Lithuania agrees to billions in aid for Ukraine +++
According to a media report, Lithuania wants to pay 1.2 billion euros into an EU fund to support Ukraine this year. Lithuanian Interior Minister Agnė Bilotaitė said this at a press conference in Lviv, reports the Ukrinform news agency.

+++ 23:34 Russia: Nine Ukrainian paratroopers surrender +++
According to Russian information, several Ukrainian soldiers have surrendered. According to the state news agency Tass, there are nine paratroopers, the Defense Ministry said. “Soldiers of the 25th separate airborne brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces surrendered as a unit to the Russian troops of the Tsentr (Center) combat group in the Avdiivka area,” the ministry reports.

+++ 22:53 Ukrainian military warns of drone attacks in the northeast +++
In the evening there is an air alert in northeastern Ukraine. The Air Force warns of a threat from Shahed attack drones over the Sumy and Kharkiv regions.

+++ 22:27 Ukraine: Two residents injured in front town +++
The central Ukrainian city of Hulyaypole is being shelled by Russian troops, according to the administration of the Zaporizhzhia region. Accordingly, a woman and a man are injured in their home. It is said that a private house and an outbuilding in the front-line town were destroyed. Photos published on Telegram are intended to show the damage.

+++ 22:08 Russia and Ukraine each report deaths from enemy fire +++
Ukrainian prosecutors say Russia carried out airstrikes on villages in the Donetsk region, killing three people, including a 60-year-old man and a 66-year-old woman. Meanwhile, Russia accuses Ukraine of killing ten people in a shelling of the occupied town of Tokmak in the Zaporizhia region. According to Russian information, another man was killed by Ukrainian shelling of the occupied town of Oleshky in the Kherson region.

+++ 21:34 Kharkiv’s governor: Drone drops bomb on ambulance +++
According to Ukrainian sources, an ambulance was the target of a Russian attack. A drone with first person view dropped an explosive device over the vehicle, writes the governor of the Kharkiv region, Oleh Syniehubov. Accordingly, the ambulance was traveling in the Kupyansk area when the attack happened at midday. The governor says the ambulance driver was injured. The Kharkiv region on the border with Russia has been attacked by Russia almost daily for several weeks.

+++ 21:01 Zelenskyj on the Patriot system from Germany: It can save thousands of lives +++
After the German government’s decision to deliver another Patriot air defense system to Ukraine, its President Volodymyr Zelensky emphasized Germany’s importance in supporting the attacked country. “Germany’s leadership is truly noticeable, and thanks to this leadership we will be able to save thousands of lives and provide Ukraine with greater protection from Russian terror,” he said in his nightly video address. “Olaf, Mr. Chancellor, thank you again for the anti-aircraft defense.” Zelensky also indicated that further arms deliveries were also discussed in the telephone conversation with Scholz. “We are also working with Germany on an additional IRIS-T system, which is also a strong air defense system, and on missiles for our existing air defense systems.”

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