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On the 159th 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 Monday, August 1 (Moscow time).


As a result shelling of the city of Marganets and the village of Chervonogrigorovka communications are damaged, there are no dead, said the head of the Dnepropetrovsk military administration Yevgeny Yevtushenko. According to him, two people were injured.

The first ship with grain will leave the port of Odessa in the next hour


The first ship with grain will leave port of Odessa at 08.30 local time (coincides with Moscow time) and will leave for Lebanon. Such data is provided by the Turkish Ministry of Defense on Twitter. The Razoni vessel will sail under the flag of Sierra Leone and will be loaded with corn, the Turkish government said.


Russia strengthens the grouping of its troops in the Krivoy Rog direction, it is said in morning summary of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Russian forces are being regrouped in the Zaporozhye direction. In the Bakhmut direction, a reconnaissance group of the Russian Federation was neutralized in the area of ​​\u200b\u200bthe settlement of Yakovlevka, the Ukrainian General Staff claims. In addition, assault attempts were repulsed in the area of ​​\u200b\u200bthe settlements of Vershina and Soledar.


Russian troops dug trenches Antonovsky bridge near Kherson and installed along it radar reflectors, trying to prevent missile strikes by the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the Institute for the Study of War (ISW) points out, citing satellite images. ISW added that, judging by the publications on social networks, Russian troops are trying to repair the bridge.


Russian troops shelled two communities in the Nikopol district of the Dnipropetrovsk region. About it said the head of the regional military administration Yevgeny Yevtushenko. According to him, the territories of the Marganets and Chervonogrygorovska territorial communities were shelled. Yevtushenko did not provide any details.


On July 31, the Ukrainian military inflicted in the area of ​​​​the Brilevka railway station in the Kherson region strike on the echelon with equipment, ammunition and manpower russian army, reports Operational Command “South”. According to him, in just one day, 52 Russian servicemen were killed in the southern direction, 4 tanks, 2 Nona-S self-propelled artillery and mortar mounts, a self-propelled gun mount, 8 vehicles and armored vehicles and 4 ammunition depots were destroyed. Ukrainian aviation inflicted two strikes on enemy strongholds in the areas of Aleksandrovka and Blagodatnoye in the Kherson region, and rocket and artillery units attacked electronic warfare stations in the Belyaevka area, the report said.


President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky signed a number of laws: in particular, on the provision of additional guarantees of protection for media workers working in the war zone; on the elimination of bureaucratic barriers that limit assistance to internally displaced persons; on the protection of the population in case of emergencies and hostilities; on simplifying the process of restoring housing damaged by the strikes of the occupiers. The head of state spoke about this during the traditional evening video message.

Powerful explosions in Nikolaev


Nikolaev again subjected to blows, said the mayor of the city Alexander Senkevich. “Nikolaev is under attack again. Powerful explosions thundered in different parts of the city,” he wrote.


In the occupied by Russian troops Skadovsk near Kherson On the evening of July 31, powerful explosions thundered. Chairman of the Kherson Regional Council Yuri Sobolevsky said on television that it was a strike by Ukrainian forces. “The Armed Forces of Ukraine worked very cool there. The detonation of ammunition is underway,” Sobolevsky said. According to him, after the failure of the Antonovsky bridge, the Russian army is carrying out the transfer of troops and equipment through the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station, to which forces are sent from Skadovsk.

Zelensky promised not to leave a single strike of the Russian Federation unanswered


President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky condemned the recent shelling of Nikolaev by Russian troops and announced retaliatory measures from his army. “Today, the most massive shelling of Mykolaiv and the region was carried out,” Zelensky said in his traditional evening video message, stressing: “Not a single Russian attack will go unanswered by our military and intelligence forces.”

In this regard, Zelensky expressed condolences in connection with the death of Oleksiy Vadatursky, the owner of one of the largest grain trading companies in Ukraine, who was killed the day before in Nikolaev. Vadatursky was 74 years old. His wife Raisa also died.

As previously reported by the Ukrainian General Staff, Zelensky also announced the transfer of Russian troops to the occupied regions in the south of the country. Part of the Russian forces will be transferred from positions in the east to the south – in the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions, but this will not help them there, the Ukrainian leader pointed out. Moscow refrained from commenting on the possible deployment of troops.

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