Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky is in the Netherlands with the First Lady and her team, where he will meet the country’s Prime Minister Mark Rutte for “substantive talks,” Zelensky said Sunday on Telegram.
“Together with the First Lady and the team, we arrive in the Netherlands, as always, we will have substantive talks with Prime Minister Mark Rutte,” the Ukrainian president said.
“The main problem is the F-16 for Ukraine to protect our people from Russian terror, we are getting stronger.”
“The agenda also includes the Global Peace Summit, the #PeaceFormula and bringing the terrorist state to justice.”
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Kursk train station is damaged, but people can still board trains, says regional governor
By Yulia Kesaeva
A damaged roof of a train station after a drone strike in Kursk, Russia, on August 20, 2023. (Credit: Kursk Region Governor/Telegram/Reuters)
A train station in the western Russian city of Kursk was damaged as a result of a Ukrainian drone crashing into its roof early Sunday, regional governor Roman Starovoyt said in a Telegram update.
One of the station platforms has been temporarily closed; however, passengers can still board and depart trains at two other platforms at the station, Starovoyt said.
The roof and façade were also affected, and there was damage to a waiting room and a pedestrian tunnel, he added.
Five people suffered minor injuries, he said, adding: “At the time of the explosion there were 50 passengers in the building, they were evacuated immediately. Of five shrapnel victims, two refused medical assistance, three were sent for examination at the Kursk regional hospital and have already been discharged.”
A fire that broke out after the attack was extinguished, he added.
The Kursk region of Russia borders Ukraine.
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Fifteen children among 148 injured in missile attack in Chernihiv
By Yulia Kesaieva, Josh Pennington
Fifteen children were among the 148 people injured in a Russian missile attack on the city of Chernihiv, in northern Ukraine, this Saturday, the region’s governor, Viacheslav Chaus, told national television on Sunday.
The death toll is seven, according to Chaus.
At 6:20 a.m. local time on Sunday morning, 41 injured people were admitted to the hospital, he said.
He added that more than 60 homes were hit by the attack and debris removal is still ongoing.
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Five injured after drone attack on the train station in the western Russian city of Kursk, according to the region’s governor
By Josh Pennington
Five people are reported injured after an attack by Ukrainian drones on a train station in the western Russian city of Kursk, according to regional governor Roman Starovoyt on Sunday.
“According to initial information, it crashed into the roof of the railway station building, causing a fire on the roof. Five people suffered minor injuries from glass fragments,” Starovoyt said.
Response teams are on site, he added.
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Russian air defenses shoot down drones near Moscow, city mayor says
By Josh Pennington
Russian air defense forces shot down a drone overnight near Moscow, according to the city’s mayor, Sergei Sobyanin.
“Overnight, there was an attempt by a drone to fly over Moscow in a southerly direction. It was intercepted by our air defense forces,” Sobyanin said on Telegram on Sunday.