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  • Ukraine's Defence Intelligence chief: Ukraine to use Abrams tanks for well-planned operations 09/22/2023
    Kyrylo Budanov, head of Ukraine's Main Directorate of Intelligence, said that Ukraine will use Abrams tanks, the first of which should be in Ukraine next week, for well-planned, breakthrough operations.
  • Canada sanctions 63 Russian individuals and organisations 09/22/2023
    The Canadian government has announced sanctions against 63 Russian individuals and legal entities on the occasion of President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's visit. Source: European Pravda, referring to a press conference held by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau following talks with Zelenskyy Details: Trudeau said the sanctioned individuals were "complicit in the kidnapping of children, and the […]
  • Polish PM urges Zelenskyy never to offend Poles again 09/22/2023
    Mateusz Morawiecki, the Prime Minister of Poland, has urged President Volodymyr Zelenskyy "not to offend the Poles", recalling Zelenskyy's remarks at the UN General Assembly this week. Source: Morawiecki during a meeting with voters in Świdnik, eastern Poland, reported by European Pravda with reference to PAP Details: The Polish PM began to talk about relations […]
  • Number of wounded from strike on Kremenchuk increases to 31 09/22/2023
    Thirty-one people were injured, including three children, and one person was killed in a missile attack on Kremenchuk on 22 September. Source: Dmytro Lunin, Head of the Poltava Oblast Military Administration, on Telegram Details: Lunin reports that the search operations at the site of the hit in Kremenchuk have ended.
  • Zelenskyy discusses Russian assets confiscation with Canadian PM 09/22/2023
    During his meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy discussed the issue of confiscation of frozen Russian assets in favour of Ukraine. Source: European Pravda with reference to Zelenskyy's speech before the Canadian Parliament Details: Zelenskyy, outlining the directions of cooperation between Kyiv and Ottawa, mentioned "literally justice", that is, making […]
  • Storm Shadow missiles used to attack Russia's Black Sea Fleet headquarters 09/22/2023
    Ukraine used Storm Shadow missiles to attack the headquarters of the Black Sea Fleet, the media report. Source: Sky News, citing sources in Ukraine's Armed Forces Details: The outlet underlines that at least one missile has hit the headquarters, and Russian officials said that five more were shot down.
  • Discussions on grain with EU countries do not concern "Ukrainian oligarchs" 09/22/2023
    Olha Stefanishyna, Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, claims that contrary to the statements of the Polish side, "Ukrainian oligarchs" do not appear in discussions of restricting the export of Ukrainian grain.
  • Gas tariffs for Russians to be increased to record high to "patch up" Gazprom's budget 09/22/2023
    The Russian authorities are preparing an increase in gas tariffs for the population that is the highest in the past 11 years in order to fill the budget of Gazprom, which has lost three-quarters of its revenue in the key - European - market.
  • Photo of missile flying towards Russia's Black Sea Fleet HQ in Sevastopol appears online 09/22/2023
    Media outlets have shared photos showing a missile flying towards the Russian Black Sea Fleet headquarters in Sevastopol, occupied Crimea, on 22 September. Source: Krym.Realii; Radio Liberty; Mikhail Razvozhayev, Kremlin-appointed puppet leader of Sevastopol, on Telegram Details: Journalists have acquired a photo of the moment when missiles hit the headquarters of the Russian Black Sea […]
  • Canada to transfer additional Leopard tanks 2 to Ukraine and announce new sanctions against Russia 09/22/2023
    During the visit of President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Canada will announce new sanctions against Russia due to its aggression against Ukraine, as well as a new military aid package worth US$482.6 million.
  • Canada will transfer 50 armoured vehicles to Ukraine over the next three years 09/22/2023
    Canada has prepared a new military aid package for Ukraine, as part of which 50 armoured vehicles will be transferred over the next three years. Source: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the House of Representatives during President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's visit to the Canadian Parliament, European Pravda Details: "I have made it clear that our […]
  • Canada to join process of training Ukrainians on F-16s – Canadian PM 09/22/2023
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that the country will join the coalition to train Ukrainians on F-16 fighter jets. Source: Trudeau during a speech in the Canadian Parliament, reported by European Pravda Details: "We will also send F-16 trainers for pilots and for maintenance, so Ukrainians are able to maximize their use of […]
  • Authorities report Russian drone attack on Nikopol 09/22/2023
    Serhii Lysak, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Military Administration, has said that the Russians conducted a drone attack on Nikopol during the day of 22 September, but luckily there were no casualties.