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Russian officials report drone strike in Belgorod – situation tense

Russian officials report drone strike in Belgorod – situation tense

Authorities in Russia’s Belgorod region announced an “anti-terrorist operation” after the fight. But a short time later, according to Russian reports, an explosive device was dropped from a drone on the border with Ukraine.

Authorities in Russia’s Belgorod region announced an “anti-terrorist operation” after the fight. But a short time later, according to Russian reports, an explosive device was dropped from a drone on the border with Ukraine. More on Live Ticker.

NThe situation remained unclear Wednesday after fighting broke out in the Russian region of Belgorod, which borders Ukraine. Authorities in the Belgorod region lifted a state of alert that had been imposed to mark the fighting. Regional governor Vyacheslav Kladkov told Telegram that the legality of the “anti-terrorist operation” had ended.

Kladkov confirmed reports of an explosion in Belgorod on Tuesday night. According to him, an explosive device from a drone was dropped on the road. A car was damaged and the governor posted a photo of a vehicle with dents and cracks in the windshield. According to initial reports, no one was injured.

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According to Russian sources, fighting has been going on since Monday against dozens of “representatives of Ukrainian military units” in the Belgorod region. More than 70 “Ukrainian terrorists” were killed in the fighting, and four armored vehicles and five SUVs were destroyed. Unable to verify information. Russian officials also spoke about 13 injured residents. A man was killed.

Ukraine has denied any involvement in the attack. In Kiev, it was pointed out that a volunteer force made up of Russian citizens was responsible for the attacks.

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09:28 – 55 Russian conscientious objectors have been granted asylum in 2485 so far

From the start of Russia’s war of aggression in Ukraine in February 2022 to the end of April this year, 2,485 male Russian citizens of military age have applied for asylum in Germany. This emerges from the response of the Federal Ministry of the Interior to a request from the left available to “RedaktionsNetzwerk Deutschland”. According to the newspaper, in 814 cases, 55 positive and 88 negative cases were decided on the applications. In the remaining 671 cases, there was “formal settlement of proceedings”.

The ministry describes “decisions in the Dublin procedure” or “withdrawal of the asylum application” as “formal completion of the procedure”. Russian men between the ages of 18 and 45 are considered eligible for military service. As the reply further shows, 1,671 cases are still pending.

8:52 am – German participation in fighter jet alliance is likely, says Air Force analyst

An Air Force analyst believes a German contribution to the Ukrainian fighter jet alliance is possible, although Germany does not have Kiev’s preferred machines. “Countries without F-16s can provide little support here, such as infrastructure or training,” Air Force Inspector Ingo Gerhardt told Berlin’s “Tagesspiegel”. Gerhartz pointed out that the aircraft within NATO could be used interoperably — a German Eurofighter could easily transfer weapons to an F-16 for Ukraine. How Germany should participate is a political decision.

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07:39 am – The Frauenkirche in Dresden is to be lit again

End of energy-saving measure: Frauenkirche in Dresden will light up again from next weekend. This is reported in the “Bild” newspaper and refers to the request of Maria Noth, executive director of the Frauenkirche Dresden Foundation, and pastor Markus Engelhardt. “We sensed a growing need among citizens to see the Brownchurch again as their urban landmark and a symbol of faith in the evening,” the newspaper quoted the two as saying. However, as a sign “against Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine, which is contrary to international law,” the lights will be dimmed with no external spotlights, illuminating only the dome.

A view of Dresden's old town: only the Frauenkirche was still without lights.

A view of Dresden’s old town: only the Frauenkirche was still without lights.

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In order to save electricity during the energy crisis, Dresden’s famous city skyline does not light up at night for six months. In early May, the city of Dresden and the Saxon Ministry of Finance agreed to relight the historically significant buildings. However, the Frauenkirche Foundation initially decided not to turn the lights back on at the famous church.

07:05 – China wants to take cooperation with Russia to a “new level”.

China wants to expand its cooperation with Russia. The People’s Republic of China is ready to improve cooperation with Russia in various fields and raise it to a “new level,” Premier Li Keqiang said in a meeting with Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin in Beijing. Mishustin is the highest-ranking Russian leader to visit the Chinese capital since the invasion of Ukraine began in late February 2022.

06:45 – Kremlin rejects war “freezing”.

According to its own statements, the Russian leadership is sticking to its goals in the war with Ukraine. “Russia is only considering ending its special military operation,” presidential office spokesman Dmitry Peskov told state news agency TASS when asked if Russia was considering the possibility of ending the conflict. Russia will defend its interests and achieve all its goals through special military action or other available means.

00:31 – Russian Governor: Another drone attack on Belgorod

Vyacheslav Klatkov, governor of the Russian region of Belgorod, reported on his Telegram channel about the explosive device dropped by the drone. There were no injuries, he wrote alongside a picture of the damaged car. The drone was later shot down by anti-aircraft fire.

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11:03 pm – Zelenskyy wants to expand the Marine Corps

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky wants to expand the country’s marines. Zelensky said in his evening video address on Tuesday that the creation of the Marian Infantry Brigade would add new brigades to existing units. “And we will equip them with modern weapons and equipment,” he added. Zelensky went ahead of the Ukrainian fleet on Tuesday.

9:54 pm – Russian Defense Ministry: Two US bombers intercepted in Baltic Sea

Russia says it has intercepted two US Air Force bombers in the Baltic Sea. The two B-1B planes “approached the Russian border,” the Defense Ministry in Moscow said on the Telegram online service. “The Russian warplane has returned to its base following the withdrawal of foreign warplanes from the Russian border,” it said.

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