October 2, 2023

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The Russian military opened fire and intercepted a foreign cargo ship bound for the Ukrainian port of Ismail.

The Russian military opened fire and intercepted a foreign cargo ship bound for the Ukrainian port of Ismail.
(Photo: Ministero Obroni Rosji)

Russian military intercepted, stopped and searched a cargo ship Ismail, a Ukrainian port on the Danube.

According to a statement from the Russian Ministry of Defense, Shukra Ogan ship travel under Flag of Palau. After the cargo ship’s captain refused to stop the ship for inspection, the Russian military opened fire into the air and boarded the ship to search its cargo. After the test was completed, the freighter continued its course.

Russia warned on July 19, two days after leaving the grain deal It considers all ships transiting the Black Sea to Ukrainian ports as potential carriers of military cargo and therefore war targets.

Ismail, a river port on the Danube River nearly 100 kilometers from the sea, has become Ukraine’s gateway since Moscow suspended a grain export deal that allowed it to operate three Ukrainian ports on the Black Sea. Big business.

Kyiv accused Russia of bombing a grain silo in Ismail on August 2, destroying tens of thousands of tons of grain. Russia, in turn, has repeatedly expressed its desire to return to the grain deal once the “Russian part” of the deal, which refers to Russia’s food and fertilizer exports, is fulfilled.

Lyubov Dolshina, 63, walks past the damaged home of his 40-year-old son Vitaly, who was killed the previous day in shelling during the Russia-Ukraine conflict in Donetsk, Russian-controlled Ukraine, on August 13, 2023. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

Russian shelling in the Ukrainian region of Kherson killed at least six people, including a newborn, on Sunday.In the south of the country, kyiv officials said.

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“Russia killed six people in Kherson region,” Interior Minister Igor Klimenko said in a Telegram posting footage of the attacks.

One of the photos shows smoke billowing over the house.

Three adults and a newborn baby died in Shiroka Palka, the official said.

The dead were a couple and their 23-day-old child, Klimenko, who said the couple’s other 12-year-old son was seriously injured.

Another attack in the neighboring town of Stanislau left two dead and one injured.

Ukraine was targeted by renewed Russian shelling on Saturday. One policeman was killed and 12 injured in the Zaporizhia region (south).

In the same area, three Iranian-made Shahid drones were destroyed and a missile attack was carried out on Krivoy Rog.Hometown of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, without causing casualties, according to local authorities.

Local authorities reported that one person was killed in shelling in the Kharkiv region (northeast).

The Russian military said on Friday it had “improved” its positions in northeastern Ukraine, where its offensive has forced civilians to evacuate, and bombarded the west of the country with four hypersonic missiles.

Ukraine launched a counteroffensive in June after receiving significant military reinforcements from Western powers, but acknowledged difficulties facing Russian troop resistance.

The European Union (EU) announced on Friday that it would deliver 223,800 bombs to Kyiv as part of the first phase of a program approved in March.

The 2,000 million euro (about 2,200 million dollars) plan is to send one million 155 mm howitzers to Ukraine this year from the stocks of EU member states and from a social fund created to supply Kiev with weapons.

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With information from AFP and EFE

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