Two volunteers opened fire on other troops at a military training ground in the Belgorod region of southwestern Russia, killing at least 11 and injuring 15, the Russian Defense Ministry said. The ministry said the gunman, a national from the former Soviet republic, was shot dead after Saturday’s shooting, which it called a terrorist attack. Baza, a Russian news site with close ties to the police, said the shooting happened at 10 a.m. local time while shooting was being practiced.
Elon Musk announces that his company SpaceX will continue to pay for Ukraine’s Starlink satellite internet, a day after suggesting he could not continue funding the project. “Go to hell,” the billionaire tweeted Saturday. “While Starlink is still losing money and other companies are getting billions in taxpayer revenue, we will continue to fund the Ukrainian government for free.”
Russia continues to try to crack down on Ukraine’s energy infrastructure But Vladimir Putin’s army does not appear to have had any major success. However, a missile severely damaged a key energy facility in the area around the Ukrainian capital, with 10 missiles and four drones hitting the site in the southeastern city of Zaporozhye.
Ukrainian army repels Russian attack near 11 settlements“Kyiv Independent” reported. According to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Russian troops are trying to advance near the settlements of Novosadove, Yakovlivka, Berestove, Bakhmut, Bakhmutske, Opytne, Krasnohorivka, Nevelske, Pervomaiske, Marinka and Pobieda.
France to train up to 2,000 Ukrainian soldiers on its territory, the French armed forces minister said in an interview with Le Parisien on Saturday. Sebastien Lecornu said soldiers would be “brought into our troops for a few weeks” and France would also supply Ukraine with Crotale air defense systems, without specifying how many.
Iran reiterates it rejects accusations it supplied Russia with weapons ‘for Ukraine war’, its foreign ministry said. EU foreign ministers will discuss the topic at a meeting in Luxembourg on Monday. Iranian Foreign Minister Hussein Amir-Abdallahian “stressed that the Islamic Republic of Iran does not and will not provide any weapons for the war in Ukraine” in a statement.
Ukrainian Defense Ministry reveals identity of ‘Vinnitsa ghost’ replacing ‘Kyiv ghost’it was propaganda. The pilot, named Vadim, has been Ukraine’s poster fighter for the past few weeks, following multiple reports of heavy Russian losses over Ukraine.
A fuel depot in the Belgorod region on Russia’s border with Ukraine catches fire after shelling On Saturday, its governor said it did not specify the source of the shelling.
The Russian Foreign Ministry has confirmed the re-equipment of Belarusian Su-25 aircraft to carry nuclear weapons, According to the Belarusian Hajun project.
Ukrainian troops launch offensive in Kherson OblastKyiv Independent reported, although this has not been confirmed by Ukraine.
Dane Partridge, 34, from Idaho, who volunteered in Ukraine, dies According to the Associated Press, Russia was wounded in an attack in Luhansk on Tuesday.