Timeline: day 136 of Ukraine's defense against russia's aggression
Today is July 8. russia's military attack on Ukraine has been going on for 136 days. We're reporting on the current news. The article will be updated.
What about today?
The turning point in russia's war against Ukraine is already beginning," Advisor to the President Podoliak is confident. According to him, over the past week, the Ukrainian military destroyed about 20 positions where russian barracks and ammunition warehouses were located. This is not all, and a turning point in the war will soon occur. "Although it can be said that it has already started." It just needs more weapons on the front lines to be effective.
A new batch of necessary weapons is already on its way to Ukraine.
US President Joe Biden signed a new $400 million military aid package to Ukraine, the Pentagon said. It includes four additional HIMARS MLRS and ammunition. Taking into account the new tranche, there will already be 12 HIMARS in Ukraine.
The following will go to Ukraine:
- 4 HIMARS MLRS and ammunition for them,
- 1000 shells for high-precision 155-mm artillery,
- tactical vehicles,
- explosive munitions,
- counters of battery systems,
- spare parts
The new HIMARS MLRS, which are expected in Ukraine, shoot up to 300 km and have greater accuracy, writes the Financial Times. Previously transferred Hymars beat for 70 km.
Russian warlords and propagandists have already begun to howl that "Ukraine will receive tactical missiles of the ATACMS family for the American HIMARS systems" and will be able to reach "Smolensk, Bryansk, Kursk, Voronezh, Rostov and Sevastopol." The photo shows the approximate radius of the lesion. Crimean bridge, wait.
Ukrainian aviation and missile artillery units continue to destroy the concentration of manpower, military equipment of the Russian occupiers and warehouses with ammunition. The enemy has significant losses, the General Staff reports.
The Ukrainian military has already destroyed 37,200 invaders and 1,638 tanks during the hostilities.