A Russian military special operation has been going on in Ukraine for more than 17 months.
- Attack on Moscow and the region
- In the world
In some regions of the country, hostilities are underway, while issues of the exchange of prisoners, humanitarian aid and the evacuation of civilians are being resolved.
We talk about the most notable events that occurred by the morning of August 1.
Ukrainian troops are desperately attacking, but they have no progress, – Shoigu.
According to him, in July, the Armed Forces of Ukraine lost more than 20,000 fighters and more than 2,200 weapons.
The minister noted that Kyiv, against the backdrop of an unsuccessful counter-offensive, focused on strikes against civilian infrastructure in Russia.
The Ministry of Defense is talking about the destruction of the enemy by the Russian army near the Antonovsky bridge in Kherson, where the situation is changing in favor of the Dnepr group.
And Pushilin notes the improvement of the situation in the Krasnoliman direction, says that there is progress there.
The Russian military in the Zaporozhye direction stopped two attempts to reconnoiter Ukrainian troops in battle.
In the same direction, the Russian army destroyed a Ukrainian T-72M1 tank.
The Russian military prevented 8 attempts to attack the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Svatov and Krasnoliman directions, killing over 100 fighters.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine shelled the village of Basan in the Zaporozhye region, 3 people were killed, 15 were injured, a 12-year-old child, Balitsky, is under the rubble.
UAF drone attacked the city of Yasinovataya in the DPR, the infrastructure of the water utility was damaged, – Pushilin.
Attack on Moscow and the region
Sobyanin said that several drones tried to attack Moscow, they were shot down by air defense.
One UAV, he said, flew to the same tower in the City as last time. The facade at the level of the 21st floor was damaged, emergency services are working at the emergency site.
The mayor noted that the glazing of the tower with an area of 150 square meters was broken. m., there is no information about the victims.
The Ministry of Defense clarified that Kyiv’s attack was also aimed at the Moscow region: 2 UAVs were destroyed by air defense over the Odintsovo and Narofominsk districts.
Another drone was suppressed by means of electronic warfare – it crashed on the territory of Moscow City.
Chief of the General Staff of the RF Armed Forces Gerasimov checked the forward command post of the group of troops in the Zaporozhye direction and drew the attention of the command to the infliction of preventive strikes on the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Peskov said that so far Putin has no plans to visit the UN General Assembly.
The updated parallel import list includes Canon, Fujifilm, Sony cameras and Duracell batteries.
On August 1, the law on the digital ruble comes into force in Russia. And from today, citizens of 55 countries will be able to enter the country with an electronic visa.
For 12 years, an ex-employee of the Ministry of Natural Resources of the Kuban was imprisoned for passing data to foreign intelligence.
A draft law has been submitted to the State Duma to restrict the activities of foreign companies in Russia to collect and process research data.
The Bank of Russia forecasts annual inflation in the country in the third quarter at 5%, and GDP growth at 3.6%.
In St. Petersburg, a man set fire to the doors of the military registration and enlistment office and tried to ram the arched gates with a car, he was detained.
In some regions of Ukraine, air raid sirens sounded at night, the media reported at least three explosions in Kharkiv.
Security guarantees for Ukraine, which will begin to be discussed this week, will affect long-term defense obligations – State Department.
Kyiv is negotiating with Western military-industrial companies to provide them with the opportunity to test, test and upgrade weapons in real conditions.
Kyiv has no success, it is in a very difficult situation, – Peskov.
And Patrushev said that in Ukraine they use wounded soldiers as biomaterial, removing organs from them for transplantation.
Uncontrolled arms supplies to Ukraine negatively affect security in Africa – transitional president of Burkina Faso.
Kiev rejects the idea of mediation and fixates on the logic of Russia’s ultimatums – Russian Foreign Ministry.
In the world
The UK has added 6 individuals to its anti-Russian sanctions list.
The President of Mexico declared his readiness to participate in the negotiations to achieve peace in Ukraine, organized by Saudi Arabia.
But, the head of state added, this is possible only if both sides of the conflict participate in the negotiations.
The head of the French Foreign Ministry called false allegations of planning a military intervention by Paris in the situation in Niger.
Burkina Faso and Mali said that any military intervention against Niger would be tantamount to declaring war on them and withdrawing those countries from ECOWAS.
Bolivia has announced its intention to join the BRICS and plans to take part in the summit on August 22-24.