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Russia-Ukraine War News LIVE Updates: Ukraine says it caught hitmen on Russian mission to kill top officials – Times of India

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Ukraine arrested two people working for Russian intelligence services who planned to kill Ukraine’s defence minister and the head of its military intelligence agency, Ukraine’s domestic security service, the SBU, said. Stay with TOI for all updates —Read Less
Ukraine says it caught hitmen on Russian mission to kill top officials
Ukraine arrested two people working for Russian intelligence services who planned to kill Ukraine’s defence minister and the head of its military intelligence agency, Ukraine’s domestic security service, the SBU, said on Monday. The suspects, one a resident of the eastern Luhansk region held by Russia-backed separatists and the other a resident of Ukraine’s capital Kyiv, were promised up to $150,000 by Russian handlers for the murder of each of their targets, the SBU said.
Ukraine military says received three German anti-aircraft systems
Ukraine has received its first three German Gepard self-propelled anti-aircraft systems and will use them to defend important infrastructure facilities, the southern military command said on Monday.The air defence systems, which are operated by three-person crews and can hit targets at up to 4kms, are one of various pieces of Western military kit being supplied to Ukraine to help it fend off the Russian invasion that began on Feb. 24.
Kremlin accuses Kyiv of nuclear plant strike, warns of ‘catastrophic consequences’

Kremlin says West should pressure Ukraine to stop shelling nuclear station, reports Reuters

Ukraine’s nuclear chief calls for military-free zone at Zaporizhzhia plant
The head of Ukraine's state nuclear power company Energoatom called on Monday for the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant to be made a military-free zone and said there should be a team of peacekeepers present at the site. Read full story
Two more grain ships sail from Ukraine as third port opens, reports Reuters

Zaporizhzhia nuclear station operating as normal: Media quotes Russia-installed official (Reuters)

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Ukraine says it hit Russian troop bases, key bridges in overnight strikes, reports Reuters

Russia highly likely deploying anti-personnel mines in Donbas, says UK (Reuters)

Fresh shelling delays reopening of Kherson bridge, according to media reports (Reuters)

Ukraine’s Zelenskyy rules out talks if Russia holds referendums
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on Sunday that if Russia proceeded with referendums in occupied areas of his country on joining Russia, there could be no talks with Ukraine or its international allies. Russian forces and their separatist allies now hold large swathes of territory in eastern Ukraine's Donbas region and in southern areas after launching what the Kremlin calls a "special military operation" into its neighbour's territory. Officials in both areas have raised the possibility of holding referendums. Read full story
Any attack on a nuclear plant ‘suicidal’: UN chief Guterres
Any attack on a nuclear plant is "suicidal", United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Monday after fresh shelling hit a huge atomic power complex in southern Ukraine. Moscow and Kyiv blame each other for the latest strike at the Zaporizhzhia plant, Europe's largest nuclear power site, which has been under Russian control since the early days of the war. Read full story
4 more ships to leave Ukraine
Four more ships carrying agricultural cargo held up by the war in Ukraine received authorisation on Sunday to leave the country’s Black Sea coast as analysts warned that Russia was moving troops and equipment in the direction of the ports to stave off a Ukrainian counteroffensive. The body overseeing an international deal intended to get some 20 millions of grain out of Ukraine and to feed impoverished people who are going hungry in Africa, Middle East and parts of Asia said the loaded vessels were expected to depart Chornomorsk and Odesa on Monday.
Ukraine N-power plant shelled again, damaging radiation sensors; prez rails at ‘Russia N-terror’

More Ukraine grain sets sail as new strike hits nuclear site

Amnesty regrets ‘distress’ caused by report rebuking Ukraine: Reuters

Russia’s Gazprom says it will ship 41.3 mcm of gas to Europe on Sunday
Russia’s Gazprom said it was shipping 41.3 million cubic metres (mcm) of gas to Europe via Ukraine on Sunday, versus 41.6 mcm on Saturday.
First Ukraine ship under grain deal will not dock in Lebanon on time -embassy
The first grain ship to leave a Ukrainian port under a deal brokered last month will not arrive in Lebanon on Sunday as planned, the Ukrainian embassy in Lebanon said. The Razoni left Odesa on the Black Sea early last Monday carrying 26,527 tonnes of corn and was set to dock on Sunday in the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli, according to Ukrainian officials and Lebanese port authorities. But the Ukrainian embassy in Lebanon told Reuters on Sunday the ship was “having a delay” and “not arriving today,” with no details on a new arrival date or the cause of the postponement.
Russia’s war in Ukraine is about to enter a new phase, with most fighting shifting to a nearly 350-km (217-mile) front stretching southwest from near Zaporizhzhia to Kherson, British military intelligence has said.

Zelensky acknowledges ‘vital’ role played by Western weaponry
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has praised the country’s military for successfully mounting counter-attacks against Russian forces in the country, while also stressing the vital role played by Western weaponry in the conflict.

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