Results 18.09: Strengthening air defense and Gymnasiade-2023

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Subdivisions of radio-technical and anti-aircraft missile forces moved into position

In the north of Ukraine, the anti-missile defense system has been strengthened; Ukraine received the right to host the Winter Gymnasiade in 2023. Korrespondent.net highlights the main events of yesterday.

The military has strengthened the air defense system in the Chernihiv region

As part of military exercises United efforts 2021 in the north of Ukraine, in the Chernihiv region, units of radio-technical and anti-aircraft missile forces of the air command Centre carried out promotion to certain positions, which made it possible to significantly strengthen the radar reconnaissance system and anti-aircraft missile cover.

The military urged local residents not to obstruct or expose the routes of the redeployment of troops.

Zelensky announced the holding of two international competitions in Ukraine

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that for the first time in the history of student sports, Ukraine received the right to host the FIFA World Cup among schoolchildren and World Winter Gymnasiade 2023… At the same time, he expressed his conviction that the competition will be held at a high level.

The OP recalled that the Gymnasiade is held by the International Student Sports Federation (ISF), which unites 129 countries.

Crew Dragon capsule with tourists on board splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft, crewed by four civilians for the first time, splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Florida, almost three days after the launch into orbit. The capsule of the ship on parachutes landed on the ocean at 19:06 US East Coast time (02:06 Kyiv time), as planned.

Coronavirus situation worsened in Ukraine

Almost in all regions of Ukraine (Kiev and 21 regions) incidence rates exceeded the norm, in ten regions the level of hospitalizations was exceeded. The worst situation is in the Chernivtsi region – 303 per 100 thousand of the population (at a rate of 75 per 100 thousand), Lugansk – 286, Ternopil – 194 and Kharkiv – 163.

In Kryvyi Rih, three people died in a sewage sump

In the city of Krivoy Rog, on the territory of the enterprise KP Krivbassvodokanal, three men – born in 1962, 1982 and 1978 – died in a horizontal sump at a depth of six meters. Rescuers descended to the bottom of the sump and lifted the bodies of the dead to the surface with the help of a rope. The details of the tragedy are being investigated by law enforcement agencies.

Antivaccinators’ protest action took place in Kiev

On Sofievskaya Square there was a protest in Kiev opponents of quarantine restrictions imposed due to coronavirus, and compulsory vaccination against it. The action took place under the slogan “Stop fake pandemic”. Its participants arranged an open microphone. The protest was peaceful.

In Odessa, there was a fatal accident with a policeman

In Odessa, a 25-year-old policeman, driving a Mazda car, drove through a red light and collided with another car – KIA. As a result, the driver of the second car died on the spot. The policeman is hospitalized. The case was taken over by the State Bureau of Investigations.

US Supports Booster Dose of Coronavirus Vaccine

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Advisory Panel Supported the introduction of the third dose of COVID vaccine Pfizer for people over 65 years of age, as well as for people in the country who are at risk. It is planned to start the introduction of booster doses at the end of September.

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