Live text broadcast – short and concise about the most important things in the Ukrainian war on February 2. Ukraine has been heroically defending its land against the aggressor’s invasion for 11 months.
12.12. Russian leader Vladimir Putin is trying to bring a “Russian world” to Ukraine and Europe, but Poland and the Baltic States associate it only with poverty and slavery, Polish President Andrzej Duda said today in the discussion “Latvia and Poland: Countering Today’s Challenges Together”.
He emphasizes that the events on February 24 last year changed the world’s perception of security issues. Duda believes that both Poland and other Baltic states had warned for years that the effects of communism in Russia had not completely faded away and that sooner or later this imperialism would break through
11.52. European Commission (EC) President Ursula von der Leyen and 15 other European Union (EU) commissioners arrived in Kyiv on Thursday to meet with members of the Ukrainian government, the EC announced. Leyena stated on Twitter that the EU delegation’s visit is a confirmation of the EU’s strong support for Ukraine. It is planned that the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, will also arrive in Ukraine on Friday to meet with the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky.
11.08. The Austrian government announced on Thursday that it had ordered four Russian diplomats to leave the country. The Foreign Ministry said in a statement that two diplomats working at the Russian embassy had “engaged in activities incompatible with their diplomatic status”, while two diplomats working in Vienna at Russia’s permanent mission to the UN had carried out activities contrary to the treaty on the seat of the United Nations.
10.00. In Crimea, a large fire broke out in Sevastopol on Tuesday night, where 200 square meters of builders’ living containers burned. The Russian propaganda agency TASS reports that seven people died in the fire, while the “RIA Novosti” agency reports that six people died and two were injured.
08.46. The loss of Russian troops in Ukraine has reached 129,030 soldiers by Thursday morning, according to the General Staff of the Ukrainian Army. According to the data of the General Staff, 610 invaders were destroyed during the day.
Since the beginning of the re-invasion on February 24, the Russians have lost 3,211 tanks, 6,382 armored personnel carriers, 2,212 cannons, 458 multi-charge rocket launchers, 222 anti-aircraft artillery installations, 293 airplanes, 284 helicopters, 1,951 unmanned aerial vehicles, 796 cruise missiles, 5,064 cars and tankers, and 18 , as well as 200 units of specialized equipment.
07.10. A rocket fired by Russian occupiers hit a residential building in the center of the city of Kramatorsk in the Donetsk region on Wednesday, killing at least three people and injuring 21, Ukraine’s State Emergency Service said. As a result of the rocket impact, all floors of a four-story residential building within the limits of one stairwell were destroyed and the cars parked near the building caught fire.
00.10. The head of the European Union’s foreign and security policy, Joseph Borel, states that sending fighter jets to Ukraine is not yet on the European agenda, suggesting that this issue divides 27 member states, reports pravda.com.ua.