What's Happening 19:23 08 Oct 2022

Crimean bridge, protective dome Muromets, international aid to Ukraine: timeline of October 8

Today is the 227th day of Russia's war in Ukraine: we talk about key events at the front and in the world, as well as about the main decisions that bring our victory closer.

Key events

Ukrainian army's successes

СБУ, події на Керченському мосту

📌 Long-awaited! The morning began with the broken Crimean bridge. As a result of an explosion, two spans of the highway collapsed, the railway section was also damaged.

An explosion took place on the illegally built Crimean bridge. It is clarified that 1.3 km (0.8 miles) of railway track on the bridge is damaged for the whole 18 km (11 miles).

The Russians s claim that they have allegedly established the data of the truck that blew up on the Crimean Bridge and its owner, who is allegedly a resident of the Krasnodar Territory. It is estimated that about 15 billion rubles were spent on the security of the Crimean bridge. 3

"Everything illegal must be destroyed, everything stolen must be returned to Ukraine, everything belonging to the Russian occupation must be expelled," commented the adviser to the head of the President's office, Mykhailo Podolyak on the explosion on the Crimean bridge.

📌 And in Ilovaisk (Donetsk region), a cargo warehouse of the occupiers exploded, and now the russians have big problems with supplies from both directions.

During the week, the Ukrainian military liberated 29 settlements in the east, including six in Luhansk region. And since the beginning of the offensive operation, Ukraine has returned 96 settlements that were under occupation.

In the south, the Armed Forces de-occupied more than 2,400 square kilometers. In the Kherson region, 6 settlements were released, in the Beryslav region – 61.

📌 Another traditionally pleasant news: 62,060 occupiers have already been eliminated!

Solutions to win

Foreign partners' support

📌 The European Union will allocate 2 billion euros to Ukraine in the coming days, – said the head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen.

📌 In addition, the European Union will create a fund in the amount of 100 million euros, which will allow Ukraine to buy weapons directly in Europe.

 У Фінляндії зв'язали 20 тисяч вовняних шкарпеток для українських воїнів.

💡 In Finland, 20,000 woolen socks were knitted for Ukrainian soldiers. Ukrainian-born conductor Dalia Stasevska (pictured above) turned to the locals with the idea of ​​making socks for the Armed Forces. I expected a thousand, but the Finns imposed 20 times more in a week!

💡 They plan to protect Kyiv with the Muromets anti-drone dome. The implementation of the project will be discussed during the national defense forum of developers, which will be held in Kyiv from October 19 to 21 with the support of NATO.

💡 In the village of Buzova, Kyiv region, the first modular houses provided as part of the housing program from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees were installed. In total, Denmark provided 96 modular houses for accommodation in Kyiv and Chernihiv regions.

💡 The American company Miyamoto International, which specializes in rebuilding areas affected by war or natural disasters, may participate in the restoration of some infrastructure facilities in Kremenchuk. Now the city receives a list of needs, after this work, Miyamoto specialists are connected.


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