Russian-Ukrainian War Live: 437 Ukrainian Children Killed So Far, Kyiv Says; UK sends technology to counter Iranian drones | world news
New Zealand said on Sunday that its Defense Minister Peeni Henare had visited Kyiv to reaffirm its support for Ukraine’s resistance to the Russian invasion.
“We discussed New Zealand’s recent extension of the UK Infantry Training Support Mission for Ukrainian troops until July 2023,” Henare said in a statement after holding talks. bilateral with his Ukrainian counterpart, Oleksii Reznikov.
New Zealand announced last week that it would send another 66 defense personnel to Britain to help train Ukrainian soldiers.
Welcome back to our continuing live coverage of the Russian-Ukrainian War. Here is a brief overview of the latest developments as 9:15 a.m. approaches in Kyiv.
Ukraine the attorney general’s office said at least 437 Ukrainian children were killed and over 837 wounded as a result of the Russian invasion.
Five people were injured in a Russian strike on a humanitarian station in the south Ukrainesaid Kyrylo Tymoshenko, a senior official of Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the Ukrainian president.
Nine people, including four children, died after a suspected gas explosion at a residential building in The Russian island of Sakhalinsaid the local governor.
About 60 Russian soldiers were killed this week during a long-range Ukrainian artillery attack on their positions in the town of Mykhailkva, 40 km south of Kherson, the Ukrainian army said on Saturday.
Rishi Sunak pays a surprise visit to Kyiv Saturday to meet Zelenskiy – Sunak’s first visit to the country since taking office.
Sunak announced that Britain will provide a £50m air defense package for Ukraine, including anti-aircraft guns and technology to counter drones supplied by Iran.
Ukrainian electricity supply is under control despite Russian attacks on power generation infrastructure and there is no need to panic, the Energy Ministry said a day after the government said nearly half of Ukraine’s energy system had been down paralyzed, and authorities in Kyiv have warned that the capital could face a ‘shutdown’ of the power grid as winter arrives.
Zelenskiy said on Saturday that supply problems were most severe in and around Kyiv and six other regions. “We are working across the country to stabilize the situation,” he said in a video address.
Ukrainian forces could be in Crimea at the end of December, the country’s deputy defense minister, Volodymyr Havrylov, said.
Cheering Ukrainians arrived in Kherson by train for the first time in more than eight months as residents of the newly liberated southern city greeted them on the platform with flowers and national flags. Citing the damage caused by Russian forces, Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk announced that evacuations of people wishing to leave Kherson and surrounding areas would begin soon.
The funeral took place on the Saturday of Polish man who was one of two victims killed when a missile crashed into a grain storage facility in the Polish Przewodow village.
Asia Pacific leaders added their voice on Saturday to international pressure on Russia on his invasion of Ukraine, issuing a statement at the summit saying “most” of them condemned the war.
US Secretary of Defense, Lloyd Austin said China and Russia sought a world where force is used to resolve disputes and he swore United States will continue to uphold humanitarian principles and international law.
Peace in Ukraine will only be possible if the country’s 1991 borders are restored, a senior Zelenskiy official said.