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World War in Ukraine: kyiv denies having attacked the Russian fleet in Crimea, a strike was six injured

16:00  31 july  2022
16:00  31 july  2022 Source:   leparisien.fr

Neither Moscow nor Kyiv can control Ukraine's skies. These are the jets they're using to fight the air war.

  Neither Moscow nor Kyiv can control Ukraine's skies. These are the jets they're using to fight the air war. As of late July, observers have identified 36 Russian aircraft and 35 Ukrainian aircraft as lost, but the totals for both sides are likely higher.Throughout the buildup to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, NATO countries, including the US, insisted they would not send troops to the region amid concern that the presence of their personnel on the ground would lead to a dangerous escalation of the conflict.

Les festivités de la Journée de la Flotte russe « ont été annulées pour des raisons de sécurité » en Crimée, selon le gouverneur de Sébastopol. AFP / Olga Maltseva © Olga Maltseva The festivities of the Russian fleet day "were canceled for security reasons" in Crimea, according to The Governor of Sébastopol. AFP / Olga Maltseva L Ukraine denied this Sunday that it had attacked the staff of the Russian Fleet de la Mer Noire en Crimea. A strike that made six injured according to Moscow. The Russian accusations on "a so-called Ukrainian attack on the staff of the Russian Fleet in Sébastopol" are " a deliberate provocation ," said Serguii Bratchouk, spokesperson for the regional administration of Odessa (south of Ukraine), in a video on Telegram. "The release of the occupied Ukrainian Crimea will take place in another way, much more effective," he added. "This morning, The Ukrainian nationalists s decided to spoil the day of the Russian fleet" celebrated in Russia on Sunday, wrote the governor of Sébastopol, city of the annexed Crimea peninsula, Mikhail Razvojaïev on Telegram. Offensive from Ukraine All linked festivities for the Russian Fleet "were canceled for security reasons," the Governor of Sébastopol announced, asking the inhabitants not to leave their home "if possible" . Vast celebrations are planned for this celebration through Russia, including a naval parade in Saint Petersburg (northwest), which must be supervised by President Vladimir Putin. This is the first time that the Russian authorities have reported such an attack since , the start of their offensive in Ukraine on February 24. In recent weeks, Ukrainian forces have returned to the offensive in the south to take over these lost territories and have had certain successes. In the first days of its offensive against Ukraine , Russia conquered part of the Ukrainian South , notably the Kherson region, located not far from Crimea annexed in 2014. Wednesday, Ukrainian strikes partially destroyed an important Pont de Kherson, city occupied by Russian forces.

Risks, mined waters slow rush to extract grains from Ukraine .
Shipping companies are not rushing to export millions of tons of trapped grain out of Ukraine, despite a breakthrough deal to provide safe corridors through the Black Sea. That is because explosive mines are drifting in the waters, ship owners are assessing the risks and many still have questions over how the deal will unfold. The complexities of the agreement have set off a slow, cautious start, but it's only good for 120 days — and the clock began ticking last week.The goal over the next four months is to get some 20 million tons of grain out of three Ukrainian sea ports blocked since Russia's Feb. 24 invasion.

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