Battles near Avdiivka, 58 military clashes, enemy shelling, article by Zaluzhny for CNN. How will the 708th day of a full-scale war be remembered?
All 27 EU member countries have agreed to provide Ukraine with 50 billion euros, said President of the European Council Charles Michel.
He said this in X after the official start of the EU leaders' summit in Brussels. The opening of the meeting was preceded by discussions with individual leaders, including Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.
This ensures permanent, long-term, prospective funding for Ukraine.
“The EU takes leadership and responsibility in supporting Ukraine; we know what is at stake,” added the President of the European Council.< /p>
Hungary had demanded that EU leaders vote annually on whether to extend the aid, rather than approving it once every four years. The European Commission proposed not a vote, but an annual debate.
What text the leaders of the European Union agreed on is in the news.
Meanwhile, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported , that 58 military clashes occurred during the day.
The enemy launched 2 missile strikes, one of which was carried out by an X-59 guided missile on the civilian infrastructure of Mirnograd, Donetsk region. The invaders also carried out 66 air strikes and carried out 38 attacks from multiple launch rocket systems on the positions of our troops and populated areas. Russian terrorist attacks have unfortunately resulted in civilian casualties. Residential private and apartment buildings, a school and other civil infrastructure were destroyed and damaged. where the enemy, with the support of aviation, unsuccessfully tried to break through the defenses of our troops.
More details about the operational situation as of 18:00 on February 1 – in our news.
On the night from January 31 to February 1, 2024, soldiers of the special forces “Group 13” of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine destroyed the missile boat “Ivanovets” of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation. Donuzlav in temporarily occupied Crimea.
As a result of a number of direct hits to the hull, the Russian ship received damage incompatible with further movement – the Ivanovets tilted aft and sank.
The cost of the ship lost by the aggressor state is approximately $60-70 million dollars.
The search and rescue operation of the Russian invaders in Donuzlav, according to preliminary information, was not successful.
The Russian army attacked an ambulance brigade from a drone in the Berislavsky district of the Kherson region.
“The enemy hit the doctors returning from a call with a drone. The cars were damaged. Fortunately, the doctors were not injured,” the Kherson OVA reported.
Later, the Kherson OVA reported that the infidels attacked drones Berislav. As a result of the explosives being dropped from a UAV, a 48-year-old woman received a blast injury and lost a finger on her hand. The victim was hospitalized.
Also, the head of the Kherson OVA reported that two French volunteers were killed as a result of the shelling, and three more were injured.
“Because of the enemy attack on Berislav, foreign volunteers were killed and injured. The Russian army killed two French citizens. Three more foreigners received minor injuries. Among the wounded is also an activist of the Ukrainian representative office of the organization,” Prokudin noted.
According to this fact, the Kherson region police began proceedings under Part 2 of Art. 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine – violation of the laws and customs of war.
Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Valery Zaluzhny, in his article for CNN, expressed his vision of important changes in approaches to warfare and outlined three main goals for which we need to concentrate our efforts in the war against Russian aggression.
No matter how great advances there may be, such as aviation, missile technology, and space-based capabilities, the concept of victory remains the same: destroy the enemy and capture or liberate territory. And yet, every war is unique – the article says.
“And, in my opinion, there is no greater test that faces a military commander than to understand in a timely manner how each war has different forms “Firstly, technical progress, which determines the development of weapons and equipment. And, secondly, political conditions in the country and abroad, as well as the economic environment,” notes Zaluzhny.
More details in the news. . We hope that tomorrow there will be more good news.
Let's hold on and bring Victory closer!