Explosions rumbled at the military airfield at Novofedorivka in the Saki district of Russian-occupied Crimea; Losses of Ukraine in the war against Russia decreased three times. Perild.com highlights the main events of yesterday.
Explosions occurred at the airfield in Saki in Crimea
At the military airfield in the Crimea, where the Nitka training complex is located, six missiles flew in. Eyewitnesses said they smelled sulfur in the air and complained of communication outages due to network congestion.
The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine published an ironic commentary on the topic of explosions in the occupied Crimea. They noted that they could not establish the cause of the fire, but once again reminded of the fire safety rules and the ban on smoking in unidentified places.
The head of the occupying power of the Crimea, Sergei Aksyonov, declared a “yellow” level of terrorist threat on the peninsula.
Called the loss of the Armed Forces of Ukraine at the front
The losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine at the front are currently 30-50 people daily, which is about three to four times less than at the beginning of summer. Such data was announced by Mikhail Podolyak, adviser to the head of the President’s Office. The representative of the OP explained the heavy losses in early June by the transition to the second stage of the war, when the artillery war began and the enemy “bombarded” the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Russia says it will destroy Ukrainian Bayraktar drone factory
According to the press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov, “the fact of creating such an object will most likely immediately fall under the topic of demilitarization and will only prolong the suffering of Ukrainians, but will not help to avoid the goals of a “special military operation”.”
Estonia says it’s time to stop tourism from Russia
The authorities of the EU countries should immediately stop issuing tourist visas to Russian citizens, said Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas. She recalled that air communication with Russia is closed, which means that while the Schengen countries issue visas, the burden is borne by the neighbors of the aggressor country, such as Finland, Estonia, Latvia – land entry points.
In 2021, 875,800 Ukrainians received the first residence permits in EU member states
The vast majority of permits (83%) were issued to Ukrainians by Poland, and 88% of documents issued by Poland were related to employment. In second place in terms of the number of permits received were citizens of Morocco (150,100 permits, of which 50% were issued in Spain) and Belarus (149 000, of which 88% are issued in Poland).
Polish schools have declared their readiness to accept Ukrainian children for study
Since September, Polish schools are ready to accept 200-300 thousand children from Ukraine. Problems are possible in large cities, where situations are not ruled out when too many people turn to the director of one school with a request to accept children. According to the Ministry of Education of Poland, there are about 700-800 thousand Ukrainian school-age children in the country, but about 500-600 thousand of them study remotely in their Ukrainian schools.
Europeans began to save gas
The EU emergency plan to reduce natural gas consumption has come into force. The plan envisages that all EU countries will voluntarily reduce gas consumption by 15% from the beginning of August until March next year, compared to the average consumption over the past five years during this period. The purpose of such a measure is to reduce the risks that may arise as a result of a complete cessation of gas supplies from Russia.
Germany buys US sour oil for the first time
For the first time, a tanker delivered sour oil from the United States to the German port of Rostock as EU countries search for an alternative to Russian oil. The ship was chartered by Shell. According to journalists, it could carry about 570,000 barrels of oil.
First case of monkeypox infection registered in Moldova
A foreign citizen who arrived from the United States for work fell ill. Recorded symptoms are fever, weakness and rash. They took samples from him, which were transferred to the laboratory of the National Public Health Agency. The monkeypox test was positive.
Ukrainians again became the strongest in chess
The Ukrainian women’s team won the Chess Olympiad, which was held in Chennai, India. Thanks to key victories by Maria Muzychuk and Anna Ushenina, Ukraine defeated Poland 3:1. In the final standings, the Ukrainians scored the same number of points with the Georgian national team, however, they outperformed it in additional indicators.
The Walt Disney film studio has launched an official YouTube channel with music from their cartoons in Ukrainian dubbing
The company released the first four songs from the cartoon Frozen-2 performed by Olga Shanis, Kirill Kaplunovsky and Victoria Khmelnitskaya. So, users can listen to songs such as I can’t find your trace, Waters of memory, Here I am and Into the unknown again.
Chinese army again conducts new exercises off the coast of Taiwan
The Chinese army has announced new military exercises around Taiwan, which include “blockade and defense” of the island. Beijing has announced that the Chinese military will continue joint exercises in the waters and airspace around Taiwan after four days of live-fire exercises.
New genipavirus discovered in China
It is probably of animal origin, and is a danger to both animals and humans. So far, 35 patients have been identified in the Chinese provinces of Shandong and Henan who have contracted the virus. No deaths have been recorded yet. The link between the sick people has not yet been established, as well as whether the virus can be transmitted from person to person.