Moscow carried out fresh strikes on coastal cities in southern Ukraine, including Odessa, a major Black Sea port, targeting the third night in a row since a crucial global food deal expired. The strikes took place on the night of Wednesday 19 July to Thursday 20 July.
The Russian military claimed to have bombed Ukrainian military positions overnight, claiming in particular to have destroyed production and storage sites for naval drones in Odessa. “The Russian armed forces continued their retaliatory strikes with precision air and sea weapons on the production and storage sites of unmanned boats in the Odessa region.”said the Russian Defense Ministry. In addition, the fuel infrastructure and ammunition depots near Mykolaiv were destroyed..
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In this other city in southern Ukraine, strikes have taken place “Eighteen injured.”, according to local governor Vitaly Kem, citing Telegram. He added that a “Garage and apartment building with three floors” This shipbuilding town is on fire. “At least five residential buildings were damaged.”for his part, noted the mayor of the city, Oleksandr Senkevich.
“The success of the Ukrainian counterattack will not be measured by the number of square kilometers recaptured”
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In Odessa, about 100 kilometers southwest of Mykolaiv, two people were hospitalized after a Russian raid caused “Destruction in the Middle” Said Oleg Kipper, governor of the region.
Another Russian attack was carried out overnight from Tuesday to Wednesday, targeting grain terminals and port infrastructure in the ports of Odessa and Chornomorsk. Silos and docks in the port of Odessa were particularly affected.
At least 12 people were injured in the attack, which was carried out with Iranian-made cruise missiles and explosive drones, according to the governor of the Odessa region, Oleg Kipper.
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In the northwest of Crimea attached, Four administrative buildings were damaged.indicated Sergey Aksionov on Telegram, the local governor appointed by Moscow. “a teenager died” Added in this attack.
In eastern Crimea, a fire broke out on a military land, on Wednesday, accompanied by explosions that may have been ammunition stocks according to Russian online media, requiring the evacuation of more than 2,000 people from four neighboring regions.
Kiev regularly struck Russian garrisons or stockpiles of equipment deep in the lines, as far as the Crimea.