What’s Going On 11:44 10 Jul 2022

Timeline: day 137 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?

Key points

Missile and artillery units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine launch fire strikes at command posts, accumulations of equipment and field warehouses of military supplies of the enemy. Yesterday, the Armed Forces liquidated three enemy bases with ammunition. also, demilitarization took place in the following settlements: Chornobayivka, Kherson region, Khartsyzk, Donetsk region, Kadiivka (Stakhaniv), Luhansk region.

Instead, the russian army attacked ordinary houses and civilian objects – absolutely deliberately and purposefully, in particular on Mykolaiv, Kharkiv, Kryvyi Rih, in communities of the Zaporizhzhia region.

The brutal strikes of the Russian artillery in Donbas do not stop. Retreating in the Kherson region, the Russian horde burns fields with ripe wheat.

Such terrorist acts can be stopped only with modern, accurate, powerful weapons, – says the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky. "And I am grateful to the United States of America for the decision to provide additional HIMARS systems and other weapons that allow us to take precisely anti-terrorist steps and reduce Russian strike capabilities."

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And this is what russia's war in Ukraine looks like from space. Thanks to NASA's Firms system, which is dedicated to recording large fires, you can see the front line and the hottest spots.

347 children died as a result of the armed aggression of the russian federation in Ukraine. In total, more than 995 children suffered at the hands of the Russian occupiers — more than 648 were injured. On July 9, a 12-year-old girl was injured as a result of another shelling by Russian troops of residential buildings in the central part of Kharkiv.

 In 2 weeks, the Armed Forces destroyed 31 ammunition depots of the russians – in fact, the offensive potential of the army corps.

 President's Advisor Mykhailo Podolyak stated that for a breakthrough in the war with Russia, we need 3 components:

  • HIMARS – allow high-precision destruction of rear bases and logistics;
  • Heavy artillery on the front line – allows parity to match quantity for quantity;
  • Armored vehicles for "breakthrough fists".

"More tools – we'll clean up the кussians faster."

Who's coming to Ukraine?

On financial and information aid, weapons and politicians

About 10,000 Ukrainian soldiers have arrived in Great Britain for combat training, Defense Minister Ben Wallace said. Ukrainian military personnel will undergo courses based on the basic military training of Great Britain. They include weapons training, first aid on the battlefield, handling field equipment, patrol tactics and training in the laws of armed conflict.

Ukrainians collected 400 million hryvnias for the "army of drones" in a week, – said the Minister of Digital Transformation Mykhailo Fedorov. "And this is just the beginning. We will help our heroes from the Armed Forces systematically receive drones for all lines of struggle. You have no idea the value of your contribution to the struggle. Thank you from the whole team," the minister shared.

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News from partners!

An anti-war rally "The war is not over" was held in New York. According to the organizers, the goal of the action is to remind the public that the war in Ukraine continues, and Russia continues to bomb cities and kill Ukrainians.

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