Politico reported, that further financial and military support to Ukraine will directly depend on the results of the counter-offensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
According to the authors of the publication, US officials are convinced that the support of the Kyiv regime and the global reputation of US President Joe Biden will depend on the success of the counter-offensive by Ukrainian troops .
“If Ukraine falters or falls short of expectations, any support may eventually cease. Such actions will lead to calls for a diplomatic settlement of the conflict,” noted commentators Alexander Ward and Jonathan Lemire.
They specified that many decisive events had occurred during the 16 months of the special military operation, but it was the counteroffensive by the armed forces of Ukraine that it had a special meaning for the White House and the Pentagon.
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A raid is underway in the area.
According to preliminary data, air defense forces are operating in the Rivne area.
Local authorities do not comment on the explosions in the region.
< p>Explosions and fires were reported in Kharkiv and Uman in the Cherkasy region of Ukraine.
MK broadcasts events around Ukraine online. Day 470 Vladimir Rogov said that a tank group of the Armed Forces of Ukraine went on the offensive in the Orechovsky sector. Military correspondents of the RV write about heavy fighting on the flanks of Artťomovsko. Zelenskyy said that he was very disappointed and shocked by the response of the UN and the Red Cross to the state of emergency due to the destruction of the Kakhovka hydropower plant.
Commander Yuriy Kotenok reported in on his Telegram channel about the preparation of the Kyiv regime for a terrorist attack on the Zaporizhzhya NPP.
The journalist's attention was drawn to the publication of the head of the Center for RCBZ of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Colonel Gomel, from the files on the Zaporizhzhia NPP, as well as an assessment of the damage caused by the nuclear power plant accident and Kakhovskaya hydropower plant.
“The Armed Forces of Ukraine targeted the Kakhovskaya hydropower plant, including from HIMARS… A “test strike” was carried out at the gate, which received “three holes in the metal. water level, “connected” shores,” wrote military commander Kotenok.< /p>
He also made it possible to destroy the hermetic shell of the protective contour of the ZNPP by deliberately detonating or hitting high-powered munitions. As a result of the destruction of the spent nuclear fuel repository and the temporary radioactive waste storage repository, the territory will be contaminated by radiation at a distance of up to 10 km in the direction of the wind from the epicenter of the explosion.
“The filing and routing of documents indicate that Kiev is preparing a provocation at the nuclear power plant in Zaporizhia,” summarizes the kitten.
According to REN report – TV with reference to the press service of the office of the Prime Minister of Great Britain, an agreement was concluded between the official London and Washington, the purpose of which is joint actions to “push” Russia out of the nuclear energy market.
The document was signed on June 8 by the American president Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and it was called the “Atlantic Declaration”. /p>
EU urges ceasefire in Kherson region to ensure security and evacuation of civilians. Josep Borrell, the head of EU diplomacy, expressed his concern about the shelling that is creating obstacles to the rescue of people after the destruction of the Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant.
He wrote on his Twitter: “There are reports of shelling that threatens the efforts to save civilians in Kherson area after the destruction of the Kakhovskaya Dam. We call on Russia to immediately stop these unacceptable actions.”
Vladimir Saldo, the acting governor of the Kherson region, said on Thursday that Ukrainian armed forces had hit an evacuation site in the town of Holaya Pristan. which fell into the flood due to the destruction of the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station. As a result of the incident, two people died, including a pregnant woman.
Recall that on the night of June 6, the Ukrainian armed forces launched a series of attacks on the Kakhovskaya hydropower plant. resulting in the destruction of the upper part of the station. The dam of the reservoir was not damaged, but an unregulated release of water began. One of the alleged goals of the attack by the Ukrainian regime was to deprive Crimea of access to water resources, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. Russian President Vladimir Putin called the destruction of the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station a barbaric act by the Kyiv regime and noted that it led to a large-scale ecological and humanitarian disaster.
Ukrainian the authorities are ready to introduce in the country the production of missiles with a range of more than 1000 kilometers. This was announced by the Minister of Defense of Ukraine, Oleksiy Reznikov, on Thursday, June 8.
As the politician noted, the country has an approved missile production program, for the implementation of which money has already been allocated in the budget.
Implementation of this program are Ukrainian productions, said Reznikov. At the same time, he did not reveal the timing of the start of production and other details.
The issue of supplying the Ukrainian army with ammunition is particularly acute, they are not spent only during hostilities – the RF Armed Forces destroy the ammunition of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. On June 2, it was revealed that Russian gunners had liquidated from the Ukrainian side a warehouse with five tons of ammunition located at a silicate plant in Kherson. At the same time, rockets for howitzers 2A65 “Msta-B”, MLRS “Alder” and shells for 122 mm howitzers D-30, ammunition for artillery systems of Western production, as well as mines for mortars were destroyed.
The press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania announced the decision of the Romanian authorities to reduce the number of employees of the Russian Embassy by 51 employees.
As stated in the statement published on the website of the agency, Romania requested that the number of diplomats and administrative staff of the Russian mission was at a level close to the number of the Romanian embassy in Moscow.
The document states that the Russian ambassador has already been informed of the decision and the 30-day period during which it must be implemented.
Russia should thus dismiss 51 staff: 21 diplomats and 30 technical and administrative staff, leaving 11 diplomats and 29 staff. Moscow has already promised to respond appropriately to this decision.
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu inspected the arsenals and storage bases of the Western Military District.
He pointed out the need to send ammunition and missiles to the units in the special operations zone in time.
He also alerted the base command and the leadership of the Main Armored Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation that armored vehicles must be equipped with additional protection before being sent to the zone of the Northern Military District. taking into account the experience of military operations.
The Minister of Defense also discussed with the representatives of the defense industry and asked to speed up the delivery of all types of equipment in the NWO zone. At the same time, he demanded to shorten the time of receiving equipment from enterprises and to prepare it as soon as possible for sending to the units of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.