Russian special operation in Ukraine: online broadcast February 8

Events, comments, summary

MK broadcasts events in Ukraine online. The 350th day of the special operation is underway. A day earlier, the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyi appointed new heads of Dnepropetrovsk, Zaporozhye and Kherson regions. German Defense Ministry chief Pistorius said 14 Leopard 2 tanks will arrive in Ukraine by the end of March. State Duma deputy Parfenov told RIA Novosti that Putin's message to the Federal Assembly is likely to take place on February 22. p>

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Photo: Gennady Cherkasov

18:34 Sky News: London is considering transfer of fighter jets to Kiev.

18:16  Karel III met Zelensky in Buckingham Palace with a special handshake.

17:38 Vladimir Zelensky will fly from London to Paris today and meet French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.

16:51 In the British Parliament, Zelensky demanded the provision of fighter jets to Ukraine.


strong> An air alert was declared in Kiev and in a number of regions of Ukraine.

16:33 London will continue to support Kyiv to secure a military victory this year, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said.

16:31  Dutch prosecutors said investigators were unable to identify the crew members of the Buk that shot down Flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine in 2014.

16:16Russian President Vladimir Putin has immunity as head of state, so he cannot be prosecuted in the MH17 case, Dutch prosecutors said.

16:08 American journalist Hersh: explosives under "Nord Streams" laid by American divers.

16:06 The Dutch prosecutor's office said that in the case of the Malaysian Boeing crash in Ukraine, “the leadership of the Russian Federation is involved in the decision to transfer the Buk air defense system to the DLR, whose missile hit the plane.


strong > The Russian Ministry of Defense published a summary for Wednesday, February 8:

– The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation destroyed the workshops of the Ukrainian enterprise of the aviation industry in the Kharkiv region, in which the modernization of UAVs was taking place;

– In the direction of Kherson as part of a counter-battery In the battle, the armed forces of the Russian Federation destroyed a mortar crew of the armed forces of Ukraine;

– Losses of the armed forces of Ukraine in the Krasnolimansky direction per day amounted to more than 130 soldiers;

– The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation destroyed more than 140 soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the direction of Donetsk per day;

– Russian air defense systems destroyed 11 HIMARS MLRS grenades and 10 UAVs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine per day;

< p>– Russian Armed Forces destroyed up to 75 military armed forces of Ukraine in the Vogledar and Vodyany region of DLR per day;

– Armed Forces of the Russian Federation destroyed two ammunition depots of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near Avdiivka and Slavyansk in DLR ;

– The western group of Russian troops in the direction of Kupjansk destroyed more than 35 military APUs;

– Russian armed forces destroyed three ammunition and fuel depots of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the DPR;

– Russian armed forces hit the headquarters of the 79th Air Assault Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Krasnogorovka region of DLR.

15:02Regnum agency owner Sergej Rudnov, owner of Aerostat, came under British sanctions. Viktor Myachin, founder and chairman of the board of the pharmaceutical company R-Pharm Alexey Repik, shareholder of Rossiya Bank and National Media Group Svetlana Krivonogikh, former assistant to the president and deputy chairman of the board of JSC System Operator of the Unified Energy System; Yevgeny Shkolov, as well as Nikolai Yegorov, who, according to the statement, until recently served as the deputy chairman of the board of the largest private oil refinery in Russia.

Companies like CST – Russian drone manufacturer, "Topaz" – military aviation software developer, "Universalmash" and “Lipetsk”, manufacturers of tracked chassis for air defense systems, “Oboronlogistics” – this company organizes the transport of Russian military equipment, RT-Komplekt, a manufacturer of parts for helicopters.

14:06 Great Britain has added 15 new positions for Russia to its sanctions list. In particular, sanctions were imposed against Boris Titov, Commissioner for the Protection of Entrepreneurs' Rights under the President of the Russian Federation.

14:03 Gurulev called to calculate the unexpected strike of the armed forces of Ukraine on Kaluga.

13:33 The plane with Zelensky landed at the London airport, it is his first visit to Britain since the beginning special operations. As the Ukrainian president is expected, an example of the British King Charles III, in addition, Zelenskiy will meet with Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and speak in parliament.

13:23 The acting head of the Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) Leonid Pasechnik said on Wednesday that the situation along the line of contact in the LPR remains very difficult, as the Ukrainian army is building up sufficient reserves on the border with the republic for a counterattack.

12:48 London will offer longer-range weapons to Kyiv, Sky News reports, citing a statement from British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's office.

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strong>&nbsp ;Kadyrov said that the “Akhmat” fighters recaptured the equipped fortified area near the village of Berestovoe in the DPR and caused significant damage to the enemy's manpower.

11:57President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy will arrive in the UK today and meet with Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and the Ukrainian military training there.

11:36  Alaudinov: The Armed Forces of Ukraine are evacuating the wounded from Artemiv's high-ranking mercenaries.

11:05Military correspondents of the "Russian Spring" announced the death of Captain Igor Mangushev “Bereg”, who was previously found in the rear town of Stachanov, wounded at close range in the occipital and parietal region from a pistol. He has been in critical condition in the intensive care unit for the past few days.

10:46 AFU fired at Dniprovský prospect in Nová Kachovce, local administration reports.

p> < p>10:37 Retired lieutenant colonel of the LPR People's Militia Andrej Maročko said that the Ukrainian army, which is stationed near Artemovsk and Vuhledar, is dropping poison gas shells on Russian grenades. units.

10:11 Military analyst Michael Kofman urged the Ukrainian army to go on the defensive instead of attacking Russian forces, writes The New York Times (NYT).

10:00  Political scientist Markov named the  types of Russian allies in the West. He noted that  the southern countries of Europe are more sympathetic to Russia than the Baltic ones, however, there is a relatively broad segment of the population in every state of the West that can be described as allies of the Russian Federation. p>

9:28< /strong> Designed and manufactured by Tactical Missiles Corporation (KTRV), the air-to-air radar class missile showed the highest efficiency during SVO in Ukraine, TASS reports with reference to a defense industry source.

9:00 Vladimir Rogov, a member of the Main Council of the Administration of the Zaporozhye Region said that the delivery of long-range artillery shells to Kyiv makes the issue of pushing the line of contact deep into the “post-Ukrainian space” urgent. He proposed to move this line by 150 kilometers.


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