kyiv claims strike on Russian fleet HQ in Crimea

Ukraine claimed Friday September 22 a “successful strike” at the headquarters of the Russian Black Sea Fleet, in Sevastopol, in annexed Crimea. The Russian Defense Ministry, which initially announced the death of a soldier, then clarified that he was missing. This Ukrainian region annexed by Moscow in 2014 is at the heart of the Russian military system for its invasion of Ukraine, both to supply the troops occupying the south of the country and to carry out airstrikes from the Black Sea. Follow our live stream.

Canada renews its support. Canada will support Ukraine “as long as it takes”, repeated Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a visit by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to Ottawa. He announced a new aid package of 650 million Canadian dollars (452 ​​million euros) over three years. This includes some 50 armored vehicles and the training of Ukrainian pilots in F-16 fighter jets.

A Russian strike causes several victims in Kremenchuk. At least one person was killed and 15 others injured, including a child, on Friday in a Russian strike targeting the city of Kremenchuk in central Ukraine, the regional governor announced on Telegram. “Civilian infrastructure has been affected”he detailed.

NATO is looking for a solution to drones. As drones have taken a central place in the conflict, officials from NATO and defense companies are meeting this week at the Vredepeel military base in the Netherlands. Objective: to find products to counter almost all threats, from commercially purchased drones to the Iranian Shahed 136 used by the Russian army.

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