Night of Russian bombing in the Dnipropetrovsk region of eastern Ukraine: two people were killed in Nikopol, seven injured.

The head of the regional military administration Valentyn Reznichenko announced this on Telegram. "One night with bombings and casualties. The Russian army attacked four districts of the region. Nikopol was bombed several times, two people were killed, 7 wounded. More than 40 buildings were damaged, 5 apartments destroyed. Rescuers. they are still working. The power line has been cut. More than 6,000 people are without electricity, "he said.

Yesterday 13 civilian casualties were counted in the district following Russian attacks.

Also during the night, explosions and flames were recorded at the Zyabrovka airport in Belarus. According to the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Defense "on August 10, around 11 pm, during a test drive a vehicle caught fire after the engine was replaced. The firefighting measures were promptly adopted by the staff. There were no casualties." . Earlier, the ministry reported on conducting live-fire air defense and aviation exercises, "but it is not known whether they are related to the outbreaks in the Zyabrovka area," UNIAN says.

Le immagini satellitari dell'attacco alla base aerea di Saky in Crimea (foto via Ansa)
Le immagini satellitari dell'attacco alla base aerea di Saky in Crimea (foto via Ansa)
Le immagini satellitari dell'attacco alla base aerea di Saky in Crimea (foto via Ansa)

Meanwhile, satellite images taken by private operator Planet Labs show that at least eight Russian warplanes were damaged or destroyed in the attack on Saky air base in Crimea two days ago. International media publish photos from before and after the attack showing the first independent confirmation of damage to the base which is more than 160 kilometers from the front line.

While pro-Russian officials denounced that Ukraine has carried out new attacks on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, a circumstance on which Kiev has overturned the accusations.

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Zelensky: "We need financial aid and other weapons"

"Nobody will be able to stop the wind that will carry radiation, but all of us together can stop the terrorist state of Russia," Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said at Ukraine's Allied Donor Conference in Copenhagen. Ukrinform reports it. "We must protect Europe from this threat ... because the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine is the largest on our continent", Zelensky said, adding that "the Soviet authorities have tried to hide the Chernobyl disaster and its full consequences ". "We need even more support with weapons and ammunition," Zelensky added. "To really stop Russia, the Ukrainian armed forces must have all the necessary bullets."


Guterres in Moscow and Kiev: "Stop military activities in Zaporizhzhia"

"I urge the military forces of Russia and Ukraine to immediately cease all military activities in the immediate vicinity of the Zaporizhzhia plant. I urge the parties to withdraw all military personnel and equipment from the plant and to refrain from any further deployment of forces or equipment on site ". This is the appeal of the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres. "The facility must not be used as part of any military operation - he added - Instead, an urgent technical agreement is needed on a safe demilitarization perimeter to ensure the safety of the area".


Scholz: "The war belongs to Putin, opposed to denying visas to Russians"

"This is Putin's war and therefore I am uncomfortable with the option" of denying tourist visas to all Russian citizens. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said this today in Berlin, who stressed that there are numerous sanctions and measures for the invasion of Ukraine and would lose effect if they hit everyone, even "those who have no faults".


Kiev, 1,066 children victims of Russian aggression, 361 dead

Since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, 361 Ukrainian children have been killed and 705 injured as a result of the armed aggression: the press service of the Kiev Ombudsman's Office reports, referring to data from the research portal " Children of War ". From February 24 to August 11, 1,066 minors were affected. Currently 204 children are considered missing and 6,159 deported. At the same time, 4,403 missing children were found and 50 were repatriated. In Ukraine there are 7.5 million minors damaged by the conflict: among the urgent needs there are rehabilitation, prostheses and social and psychological support.


Parliament of Latvia: "Russia is a sponsor of terrorism"

The parliament of Latvia has adopted a resolution declaring Russia a "sponsor state of terrorism" and according to which its actions in Ukraine constitute "a targeted genocide against the Ukrainian people". In the text, the parliamentarians invite other countries to express the same position.


This evening the UN Security Council on Zaporizhzhia

Waiting for today's emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council to discuss the situation of the Ukrainian nuclear power plant in Zaporizhzia, which Kiev and Moscow accuse each other of bombing. The meeting, requested by Russia, should be held this evening at 9 pm Italian. Yesterday the group of the most industrialized countries of the G7 accused Moscow of "endangering" the region around Zaporizhzhia and asked for the return of the plant to Ukraine.


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