Russian air defense shot down a drone about the city of Elektrostal, in the Moscow region, reported the mayor of the Russian capital Sergey Sobyanin in a post on Telegram.
Sobyanin claims that the drone was heading towards the center of the capital.
First major advance by Ukrainian armed forces after months of counter-offensive: Kiev announces it has pushed back Russian occupiers in an area between 3 and 8 kilometers along the eastern bank of the strategic Dnieper River. II President Putin will participate in the virtual G20 summit scheduled for Wednesday.
Zelenski fires the commander of the medical forces
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky dismissed the commander of the Medical Forces Command, Tetyana Ostashchenko, replacing her with Anatoly Kazmirchuk. Zelenski announced this in his daily address to the nation.
According to local media, Ostashchenko was fired after repeated pressure from Ukrainian paramedics and volunteers. Representative Solomiia Bobrovska said in July that the Medical Forces Command “did not purchase first aid kits in 2023 and that those provided through international aid were not properly vetted.”
“We need a whole new level of medical support for our soldiers,” Zelensky said.
Zelensky, the world will not tire of supporting us
In his usual daily speech, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky asked the international community to send a message to Russia that the world will not tire of supporting Ukraine. “We continue preparations for international events expected this week,” Zelenksy said. “The key thing now is to ensure that Ukraine’s support will be sufficient next year as well”
Moscow, Kiev shot down by a drone that was targeting the Russian capital
Russian air defense units intercepted an unmanned aerial vehicle over the city of Elektrostal in the Moscow Region, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said in a Telegram post. This was reported by The Kyiv Independent. Sobyanin claims that the drone headed towards the center of Moscow.