War between Russia and Ukraine at a glance: what we know on day 326 of the invasion | Ukraine

  • Russia carried out two massive rocket attacks on Ukraine destroy an apartment building in Dnipro on Saturday and leave at least 14 people dead and 64 injured, at least a dozen of them children. There were rescue efforts in the south-central city on Sunday. A separate attack on a residential area in the nearby town of Kryvyi Rih also killed at least one person. Ukrainian authorities said the targets were the country’s energy infrastructure.

  • The British Prime Minister has confirmed that the country will supply tanks to Ukraine to help Kiev’s troops “push back Russian troops”. Downing Street said Rishi Sunak made the commitment during a Saturday morning phone call with Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, and that Sunak offered Challenger 2 tanks and additional artillery systems as a sign of the UK’s “ambition to step up our support for Ukraine” . The Russian embassy in Britain said the move would only “intensify” the conflict.

  • There were emergency power outages in 11 regions of Ukraine after Russian attacks on energy infrastructure. In a Telegram post, grid operator Ukrenegro said nationwide consumption limits were exceeded in 11 regions, prompting “emergency shutdowns.”

  • Four explosions were heard in the center of Kiev on Saturday morning. For the first time since Russia began regular rocket and drone attacks on the capital in the fall, air raid sirens blared after the attack. So far, the sirens have sounded 10-90 minutes before an attack, giving residents time to take shelter.

  • Air raid alerts were also issued throughout the country, also in the major cities of Kherson and Lviv. Warnings were also issued for the regions of Kharkiv, Donestk, Dnipropetrovsk and about a dozen others.

  • Ukraine has called on allies to step up support after its troops suffered heavy losses in fighting near Soledar and Bakhmut in the past months. Russia said on Friday its forces had taken control of Soledar in eastern Ukraine, its first claim to victory in months of battlefield setbacks, while Kiev said fierce fighting continued in the city. “To win this war, we need more military equipment, heavy equipment,” said Andriy Yermak, the head of Ukraine’s presidential office, Agence France-Presse reported.

  • Moldovan authorities said debris from a missile had been found on their territory near the border with Ukraine. They said on Saturday the find came “after Russia’s massive bombing of Ukraine” and that it was the third time missiles from the conflict have fallen on Moldova’s territory.

  • Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has accused Japan’s Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, of shameful subservience to the US and suggested he ritually cut himself open. His remarks on Saturday were the latest in a long line of shocking and provocative statements by Archhawk Medvedev, Reuters reported. Later on Saturday, a day after a summit with US President Joe Biden, Kishida made no mention of Medvedev’s comment

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