Ukraine Russia, news of today’s war | Missiles on Donetsk, new sanctions from Canada are on the way

from Andrea Nicastro, Marta Serafini and Online Editorial

The news on Sunday, July 10, live

• The war on the 137th day.
• Zelensky said in his evening video message yesterday that the brutal Russian artillery attacks in Donbass will not stop.
• From the G20 in Bali, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken asked Beijing to condemn Russian aggression in Ukraine.
• Bombs in the Mykolaiv region

08:38 – Germany blocks EU aid to Ukraine

(Federico Fubini) For over a month, Germany is blocking the € 9 billion aid package, which was supposed to represent the main form of EU aid to Ukraine. The stalemate, confirmed by various protagonists both in Kiev and in Brussels, may be one of the reasons why Volodymyr Zelensky yesterday abruptly and rather brutally removed the Ukrainian ambassador to Berlin Andryi Melnyk. Here is the whole article.

08:26 – Missiles on Donetsk, 6 dead and 30 people under the rubble

At least six people have been killed, and another 30, including a nine-year-old boy, are trapped under the rubble of a Chasiv Yar residential building in the region. Donetsk of eastern Ukraine – after a bombardment by Russian forces last night with hurricane missiles, said the president of the regional military administration Pavel Kirilenko according to UNIAN.

07:55 – Canada, new sanctions against Russia are on the way

Canada has announced that it will impose new sanctions on Russia in response to the invasion of Ukraine, the country’s foreign minister, Melanie Joly, said in a statement.

The new sanctions, according to the memo published on the government’s website, will strengthen the already existing sanctions in the chemical, oil and gas sectors and will be extended to the industrial production sector. They will particularly affect, among other things, the production of computers, electronic and electrical equipment and machine tools.

07:43 – Nearly 600,000 citizens without electricity

About 592,000 Ukrainian citizens do not have access to electricity. This was announced by the Kiev Ministry of Energy, which stated that most of them are located in Donetsk, Luhansk, Mykolaiv and Kharkiv regions. The Ministry of Defense also reiterates the need to develop and strengthen the air defense and anti-missile defense system.

04:47 – Dpr charges: Kiev bombs Donetsk with NATO ammunition

Ukraine bombs Donetsk with NATO ammunition. the accusation launched by the DPR, the People’s Republic of Donetsk and reported by the Tass Agency, according to which the Ukrainian armed forces in the last few hours carried out a massive bomb attack in the residential areas of Donetsk using 155 mm caliber artillery, which is a standard caliber of NATO. Between 4:20 and 4:40 Moscow time – again according to the DPR – 22 missiles were fired in six residential areas in the city of Donbass.

04:37 – Trump: With me in the White House, Russia would not have invaded Ukraine

Donald Trump in Anchorage, Alaska, reiterated that with him in the White House, there would be no Russian invasion of Ukraine. If the election had gone differently – the former US president told supporters – we would not have left Afghanistan like that and left military equipment for billions of dollars, and there would not have been the Ukrainian disaster with hundreds of thousands of dollars dead.

04:32 – Ukraine’s Defense Minister: We need to strengthen air defense

We must develop and strengthen our air defense and anti-missile defense system. Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov said this – as reported by the Kiev Independent and specified that so far a fairly large number of Russian missiles and planes have been shot down, but the defense of the sky needs to be further strengthened. We already have air defense – Reznikov continued – which is not perfect, but we are shooting down a lot of missiles. Enemy planes no longer fly in our sky because they are scared and know we will shoot them down. They use ancient missiles and shoot them from the territory of Russia, the territory of Belarus, the waters of the Black Sea and even the Caspian Sea, temporarily occupied Ukrainian Crimea. The enemy is afraid to approach. As for the Iron Dome system, the Minister explained that in Ukraine it is ineffective as it is used for slow missiles at low altitude and low damage but does not protect against cruise and ballistic missiles.

03:41 – Nearly 600,000 Ukrainian citizens without electricity

About 592,000 Ukrainian citizens do not have access to electricity. This was announced by the Ministry of Energy of Kiev – as reported by the Kiev Independent – and specified that most are located in the regions of Donetsk (350,000), Luhansk (130,000), Mykolaiv (30,000) and Kharkiv (28,000). Over the past 24 hours, power has been restored to 22,300 consumers who have been cut off due to hostilities. In particular, 11,900 in Donetsk Oblast, 6,800 in Mykolaiv, 2,800 in Kharkiv and 800 in Zaporizhia, the ministry wrote in a note, adding that in some areas relief efforts are complicated due to the intensification of hostilities, demining operations and the occurrence of new injuries. on the electricity grids.

02:45 – New sanctions from Canada against Russia

After announcing that it will return a turbine from the Nord Stream 1 pipeline to Germany, Canada has announced new sanctions against the Russian energy sector. The sanctions will apply to land and pipe transportation and the production of metals and transportation, computers, electronic and electrical equipment as well as machinery, the Canadian government said.

00:54 – Ukraine: Canada will return Russian gas turbine to Germany

Canada will return to Germany, after repairing it, a gas turbine from the Nord Stream 1 pipeline, which will make it possible to accelerate the gas flow from Russia. The Guardian reported, stressing that this decision threatens to anger Ukraine, which had called on the Canadian government not to return it, saying such a decision would violate the integrity of sanctions against Russia. But Germany is threatened with further compression of Russian gas by Moscow if the turbine, which is owned by Gazprom, is not returned and has asked Canada to send it to them. Its recovery will support Europe’s ability to access reliable and affordable energy as it moves away from Russian oil and gas, a Canadian energy ministry said.

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