10:37 AM: Washington sends more ammunition and shells
On Friday, the Pentagon announced new military assistance to Ukraine in the amount of $820 million. This includes missiles, shells, air defense tools and air defense tools. Four radars were also included to assist with military operations. Russians in the east and south of the country at war.
9:59 AM: Major explosions in Mykolaiv
Oleksander Senkevich is the mayor of Mykolaiv which is not far from Odessa. According to the Reuters agency, the city was hit by major explosions Saturday morning.
"There are powerful explosions within the city!" Keep your shelters! He wrote. Just before the explosions, sirens from the air raid were heard throughout the Mykolaiv area.
9:25 AM: Russian troops advance around Lysytchansk
The latest Twitter update from the British Ministry of Defense confirms the Russian troop advance around Lysytchansk. They stated that the Russian army would have to face a shortage of ammunition, especially the most recent, which would make it more likely for Moscow to use anti-ship missiles in the context of its ground offensives.
7:33 a.m . Volodymyr Zelensky denounced by Russian terrorists
Friday night saw at least 21 victims killed by "strategic Bomber Strikes" on buildings in Odessa, southern Ukraine. This is a new act in "deliberate Russian terror" and not just a few errors or an accidental missile attack, said President Volodymyr Zelensky. He also stressed that there is no target. There are no military personnel there.
6:58 a.m . 6:58 a.m. - Ukraine defeats Russia in the "borscht battle"
UNESCO recognized that Russia's invasion of Ukraine was jeopardizing Ukraine's culture of borscht. This soup is enjoyed on both sides of the border and it failed to win the military battle.
Minister Tkatchenko stated that, despite the conflict, many Ukrainian families would eat Ukrainian borscht. The Ukrainian borscht is a symbol of national identity in other countries that have welcomed the Ukrainians to their cities and regions. Borscht, a soup made with cabbage and beets, is very popular in Central Europe. It's often served with fresh cream. Russia tried to take over this Ukrainian national dish.
6:46 AM: The most recent highlights from the ground
- At most 21 people were killed by strikes on Thursday and Friday in Odessa. According to the Ukrainian Southern Front Command, Tupolev Tu-22 Cold War strategic air bombers fired Kh-22 missiles at tourist and apartment buildings from the Black Sea. Dmitry Peskov, a Kremlin spokesperson, assured Moscow that Russian forces weren't targeting "civilian targets".
- Fighting continues around Lyssytchansk. This is the last major city that the Russians have not conquered in the Lugansk area, one of two provinces within the Donbass industrial region. According to the French army staff, even if the Russian forces put very strong pressure upon Lyssytchansk, they don't threaten "at the moment the overall cohesion and defense system of Ukraine in the Donbass".
- On Friday evening, the Ukrainian army accused Russia of firing phosphorus bombs at Serpents Island in the Black Sea. After being driven from the island by the Ukrainians, Moscow's forces were forced to leave.
6:45 AM: Good morning everyone! This live will cover the current situation in Ukraine on the 129th anniversary of the Russian invasion.