A Russian military special operation has been going on in Ukraine for more than 17 months.
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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 2.
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.
According to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, over 220 fighters were lost by the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the South Donetsk and Zaporozhye directions in a day.
Losses in the Donetsk direction exceeded 345 soldiers, in the Kupyan direction – up to 120, in the Krasnolimansky direction – more than 75, in the Kherson direction – up to 40 fighters.
Russian patrol ships destroyed three Ukrainian crewless boats that attacked them in the Black Sea.
On the Svatov and Krasnoliman directions, the Russian army stopped 8 attacks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, destroying more than 100 of their soldiers.
Russian aviation hit the points of temporary deployment of several brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, artillery destroyed the Akatsiya, Gvozdika and M777 self-propelled guns.
An UAV was shot down in Sevastopol, an explosion occurred on the ground, grass and bushes caught fire, – Governor Razvozhaev.
Pushilin said that the settlement of Kleshcheevka in the suburbs of Artemovsk is under Russian control.
Cossack detachments recorded the landing of Ukrainian troops in the area of Soledar and attacked this area.
AFU fired cluster munitions on a passenger bus in the DPR – the mayor of Makeevka.
Sobyanin said that Ukrainian drones again tried to attack the capital, and in the Moscow region, according to the Ministry of Defense, the air defense system shot down two UAVs.
Another drone damaged the glazing of the Moscow City tower, no one was injured.
Peskov announced Moscow’s readiness to return to the grain deal after fulfilling the conditions for Russia.
An excess of hydrogen sulfide and hydrogen chloride vapors was detected at the spill site of an unknown liquid in the north-east of Moscow.
The Russian Foreign Ministry announced the removal of part of the employees of the Russian embassy from the Sudanese city of Port Sudan.
Rescuers evacuated people from a building in the center of Moscow due to smoke.
The property of the Russian senator was confiscated in Ukraine.
“Vodokanal” of St. Petersburg threatened to turn off the fountains if the paratroopers decide to swim in them.
Last night, air raid sirens sounded in Ukraine, in Kharkiv and Kiev-controlled Zaporozhye regions – twice.
The media write that the Ukrainian air defense repelled an attack on Kyiv by more than 10 drones, the wreckage fell in several districts of the capital.
According to Mayor Klitschko, none of the townspeople were injured, but buildings were damaged and a fire broke out.
Zelensky said Russia would “seriously feel” the consequences of Ukraine’s work.
The Ambassador of Ukraine was summoned to the Polish Foreign Ministry in connection with “statements by the Ukrainian authorities.”
A draft law has been submitted to the Rada, toughening responsibility for songs in Russian in public places.
In Ukraine, they announced the absence of a backup plan in the event of the death of Zelensky.
By terrorist attacks on civilian infrastructure, Zelensky is compromising the United States and is trying to blackmail his partners for even more help – Zakharov.
The White House said they have no plans to evacuate Americans from Niger.
The US Ambassador to the UN believes that if the Russian Federation withdrew from the grain deal, then the agreement to facilitate Russian exports of fertilizers and food no longer works.
Trump faces new charges.
The Pentagon said North Korea had responded to a United Nations request for a US military defector.
The Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned the Charge d’Affaires of Belarus because of two military helicopters that violated the country’s airspace.
And in the Polish Ministry of Defense, commenting on the incident, they announced their intention to increase the number of their military on the border with Belarus.
The Belarusian defense ministry called the accusations of violating the Mi-24 and Mi-8 border far-fetched.
According to the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Belarus, there was no violation, Warsaw says this in order to justify the buildup of forces near the border.
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