Elements of a key bridge linking Russia to the annexed Crimean peninsula seemed to be on fireplace Saturday morning, Russian and Ukrainian media reported. The Kerch strait bridge is important to Russia’s skill to provide its invading forces in southern Ukraine, the place Kyiv’s troops have made current good points.
Ukraine took again practically 300 sq. miles within the east this week, in accordance with President Volodymyr Zelensky. Going through Ukrainian advances there and within the south, Russian forces are intensifying missile assaults on civilian areas in key areas throughout the nation, together with Donbas, Kharkiv and Zaporizhzhia. On Thursday alone, no less than 22 civilians had been killed and 32 others had been wounded within the southeast.
Right here’s the newest on the conflict and its ripple results throughout the globe.