• 23/06/2024 20:06

The main thing for Wednesday, May 8: shelling of Kharkov, 121 military clashes, journalists in the Rada

Battles in the Bakhmut and Avdeevsky directions, 121 military clashes, enemy shelling, continued mobilization and martial law. How will the 805th day of a full-scale war be remembered?

The main thing for Wednesday, May 8: shelling of Kharkov, 121 military clashes 

<p> =”MsoNormal”>The Verkhovna Rada at its meeting on May 8 supported the presidential decrees extending general mobilization and martial law for another 90 days.</p>
<p class=People's deputies reported this on social networks. 339 deputies voted for the extension of martial law, and 336 for the extension of mobilization, wrote People’s Deputy Alexei Goncharenko. Continuation of the terms of mobilization and martial law occurs regularly after the start of a full-scale war with Russia – today this was done for the 11th time. However, this is the first such vote after the adoption of the mobilization bill, which will soon come into force.

You can read about what will change in a series of publications on LB.ua:

  • “60 days to appear at the TCC, serving summons in a new way and sanctions for evaders”
  • “Without demobilization, with restrictions for evaders and motivation for contract soldiers – analysis of the final version”
  • ” Convicts to the front. New bill”

The Verkhovna Rada allowed some categories of prisoners to mobilize. The permit does not apply to those convicted of the premeditated murder of two or more people, rape and crimes against the foundations of national security.

279 people's deputies voted for bill No. 11079-1 in the second reading.

Prisoners who express a desire to be mobilized will be able to go to serve after a court decision and passage of the military commission. But before the expiration of their term, the punishment should be no more than three years.

One of the authors of the bill, Elena Shulyak, said that dismissed criminals will serve in special units.

Prisoners for what crimes cannot to be mobilized – in the news.

Meanwhile, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that 121 military clashes took place during the day.

In general, the enemy launched 59 missile and 55 air strikes, carried out 84 attacks from multiple launch rocket systems. and populated areas. Russian terrorist attacks have unfortunately resulted in civilian casualties. Multi-storey and private houses, as well as other civil infrastructure facilities, were destroyed and damaged.

In the Bakhmut direction, our soldiers repelled 21 attacks in the areas of Belogorovka settlements in the Lugansk region; Andreevka, Verkhnekamenskoye, Novy, Ivanovskoye and Kleshchievka in the Donetsk region, where the enemy tried to improve the tactical situation.

In the Avdeevsky direction, our defenders repelled 35 attacks in the areas of the settlements of Novoaleksandrovka, Evgenievka, Sokol, Novopokrovskoye, Semenovka, Umanskoye, Netaylovo and Nevelskoye in the Donetsk region, where the enemy, with the support of aviation, tried to oust our units from their occupied lines. Read more about the operational situation as of 18:00 on May 8 in our news.

The Russian army struck Kharkov on the afternoon of May 8. The school grounds were damaged.

According to updated data, seven were injured, including children, said Oleg Sinegubov, chairman of the OBA.

“According to preliminary information, the hit was recorded in an open area on the territory of an educational institution. There is information about two children injured – boys 13 and 15 years old,” Sinegubov said.

In addition, injuries were received a 12-year-old boy, the head of the OVA reported this at 13:54.

According to Terekhov, the condition of one child is serious. At 14:09, Sinegubov provided updated data: in addition to children, two adults were also wounded. This is a 55-year-old man and an 80-year-old woman.

As of 17:22, the number of wounded had risen to seven. An 8-year-old girl and three young people aged 14, 14 and 15 were injured. Two boys are in serious condition, one boy and a girl are in average condition. They were hospitalized.

Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Ruslan Stefanchuk allowed to resume the admission of journalists to parliament, which had been suspended since the beginning of the full-scale war. He signed the corresponding order, the Verkhovna Rada reported.

Now the media will be able to cover the activities of the Verkhovna Rada directly from its building. However, no more than 30 correspondents will be able to be in parliament at the same time – this was explained by the number of places in the shelter.

“Currently, the necessary conditions have been created for media representatives to cover the work of a single legislative body. These are specially equipped workplaces, a place for briefings, recording interviews, broadcasting meetings and the like,” the parliament assured.

Poetess Lina Kostenko and former Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valery Zaluzhny received the title “Honorary Citizen” Kyiv,” said the mayor of the capital Vitaliy Klitschko.

“Today the capital, by decision of the Kiev City Council, expressed its respect and respect and awarded the title “Honorary Citizen of Kyiv” to two people who are real moral authorities for Kiev residents and all Ukrainians,” – Lina Kostenko and Valery Zaluzhny,” said the mayor.

The most complete picture of today is on our website. We hope that there will be more good news tomorrow.< /p>

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