Russian military hijacked a passenger ship in Kherson | News from Germany about Ukraine | DW

On the 156th day of the full-scale Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine Russian troops continue to try to capture the settlements of the neighboring country. The armed forces and units of the territorial defense of Ukraine resist aggression. It is impossible to verify the statements of representatives of both sides of the conflict from independent sources. According to the UN, about 14 million Ukrainians have already left their homes. DW is watching developments Friday, July 29 (Moscow time).

Russian military hijacked a passenger ship on the Dnieper


In Kherson, the Russian military hijacked a passenger ship and with its help they cross the Dnieper in the area of ​​the damaged Antonovsky bridge. This was reported in the Kherson regional police, specifying that the ship was moored on Karantinny Island.


President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky held a meeting of the Headquarters of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief on Thursday evening. “From what can be said publicly – we analyzed the state of supplying our defenders with weapons at the present time, aid supplies from partners and, in general, the state of implementation of the Ukrainian defense plan, which was put into effect on February 24,” Zelensky said in his video message.

The US State Department approved the sale of F-35 fighter jets to Germany


GUS Department of State approves sale of F-35 fighter jets to Germany, ammunition and equipment worth $8.4 billion. State Department approval is a necessary condition for such a deal, Reuters stresses, but it does not signify a contract or end negotiations. Agreement on the purchase of Germany from the United States a batch of fighters F-35 to replace obsolete Tornado was achieved after German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, against the backdrop of Russia’s war against Ukraine, announced a modernization of the Bundeswehr.


The authorities of the Sumy region registered 44 arrivals from mortars, grenade launchers and self-propelled artillery installations of the Russian troops. This was announced in the Telegram channel by the chairman of the Sumy Regional Military Administration Dmitry Zhivitsky. According to him, the blows were inflicted on the Krasnopolsky, Burynsky districts and Shalygino, there were no casualties or destruction.

Zelensky: No one in the world contributes more to terrorism than Russia


President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky expressed gratitude to US senators, who approved a resolution calling on the US State Department to recognize Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism. “You can take any day in Ukraine … after February 24 to see that no one in the world contributes to terrorism more than Russia. This really needs a legal response at the global level. And there is no rational reason for such a reaction not to be , in particular, in the United States,” Zelensky said in his video message on the results of the 155th day of the war unleashed by the Kremlin.


US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken during an upcoming telephone conversation with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov plans to discuss the war unleashed by Russia in Ukraine, problems with the export of grain, as well as the exchange of prisoners. This was stated at a briefing by US State Department spokesman Ned Price.

Dmitry Kuleba: There are no signals from Moscow about the intention to start negotiations


The Russian side every day sends certain signs to Kyiv in the form of statements from the leadership or rocket attacks on Ukrainian territory, believes Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmitry Kuleba. According to him, said on the air of the national telethon, at the moment there are no signals that would indicate Moscow’s intention to negotiate. “Russia wants to continue to fight“, the minister said.

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