Ukraine-Russia live news: Donetsk locals brace for more attacks | Russia-Ukraine war News

Shelling continues in Kramatorsk and Sloviansk with no less than one individual killed Thursday and lots of extra wounded, as residents of close by Bakhmut worry an assault is ‘imminent’.

  • Three folks had been killed and one other 5 wounded after Russian forces fired rockets at a district within the northeastern Ukrainian metropolis of Kharkiv, the regional governor says.
  • Not less than one individual was killed and several other wounded in a Russian air raid on the guts of the Ukrainian metropolis of Kramatorsk on Thursday, the mayor reveals.
  • The close by metropolis of Sloviansk additionally got here beneath hearth however casualties haven’t but been reported.
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned Kyiv and its Western allies that Moscow has not but began its navy marketing campaign in Ukraine “in earnest”.
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Listed below are the most recent updates:

Residents of Bakhmut brace for Russian assaults

Residents of Bakhmut, a small city some 50km (31 miles) from Kramatorsk within the Donetsk area, say they worry a Russian assault is imminent.

“ what’s occurring right here, it’s precisely how it began again house. That is solely the start …The identical goes to occur right here,” Tetiana Demidova, a 47-year-old evacuee from a village occupied by Russians, advised the Reuters information company.

Others, who like Demidova needed to depart their properties earlier than, stated they weren’t going to go away.

“I lived by means of all of it in 2014, I left with my kids. And now the identical once more. I’m not going to run once more as a result of I’ve nowhere to run,” 45-year-old Marina Baryshuk stated.


Three killed, 5 injured in Kharkiv: Governor

Three folks had been killed and one other 5 had been wounded on Thursday after Russian forces fired rockets at a district within the northeastern Ukrainian metropolis of Kharkiv, the regional governor has stated.

“Three civilians had been killed and 5 had been wounded on account of shelling of the Nemyshlianskyi district,” Oleh Synehubov wrote on Telegram.

He stated different assaults occurred all through the Kharkiv area, together with populated areas of the cities Chuhuiv, Izyum and Bohodukhiv.

A police officer inspects the body of a woman killed during a Russian military raid in Kharkiv, Ukraine.
A police officer inspects the physique of a girl killed throughout a Russian navy raid, as Russia’s assault on Ukraine continues, in Kharkiv, Ukraine, July 7, 2022 [Vyacheslav Madiyevskyy/Reuters]

One killed, a number of wounded in Kramatorsk: Officers

Not less than one individual was killed and several other wounded in a Russian air raid on the guts of the Ukrainian metropolis of Kramatorsk on Thursday, the mayor stated.

Governor of the Donetsk area, Pavlo Kyrylenko, stated the missile had broken six buildings together with a lodge and an house bloc within the massive industrial hub.

The close by metropolis of Sloviansk, additionally within the Donetsk area, additionally got here beneath hearth. Mayor Vadym Lyakh stated there had been casualties however gave no additional particulars.

Ukrainian officers have stated they count on Kramatorsk and Sloviansk to change into the subsequent focus of Russia’s offensive.


White Home reaffirms ‘robust alliance’ with UK after Johnson quits

The White Home has reaffirmed Washington’s “robust alliance” with the UK, after Prime Minister Boris Johnson introduced his resignation on Thursday.

Throughout a briefing, White Home Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre stated the USA and the UK will proceed to work collectively on a variety of points, together with help for Ukraine towards “Putin’s brutal battle”.

In an announcement, US President Joe Biden stated he seems ahead to additional shut cooperation with the UK authorities, with out mentioning Johnson who resigned within the face of scandal.


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