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New air alerts sound throughout Ukraine

alicopter.jpg_1718483347Air alerts have been activated this Tuesday morning in the Ukrainian capital and later throughout the country. It is the second day of this week that begins with an air alert throughout the Ukrainian territory. This Monday, in various regions of the country, a series of attacks against critical and energy infrastructure were recorded.

Russian missiles have hit a power plant near Svetlovodsk, according to authorities in the Krivoy Rog region, while the hydroelectric power plant in the city of Novodnestrovsk has also been hit.

In addition, an attack was recorded on an electrical substation near the dam of the Dnieper hydroelectric station, in the part of the Russian Zaporozhye region currently controlled by Ukrainian forces. Likewise, the Kremenchug hydroelectric power plant, in the Kirovograd region, was also affected, leaving the area without electricity or water service.

According to Ukrainian Prime Minister Denis Shmygal, 18 installations in 10 regions were damaged, most of them electrical. He added that hundreds of settlements in seven provinces are without power.

Russia sends 87,000 mobilized to southeastern Ukraine

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu. Photo: Diario As.

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced on Tuesday that 87,000 troops out of the 300,000 recruited in the context of partial mobilization were sent to destination areas in southeastern Ukraine.

The Minister of Defense indicated that some 3,000 instructors, who had received combat experience during the hostilities around Ukraine, trained the mobilized men, according to the Rossiya 24 channel.

During its preparation, the main efforts were focused on field training, the ability to use communication, navigation and reconnaissance equipment, the minister noted.

Likewise, the minister pointed out that combat vehicle and tank crews, artillerymen, snipers, drone specialists, electronic warfare and others are trained in the training centers.

Shoigu once again drew the attention of the commanders of the country’s military regions and the Northern Fleet to the need to use the units formed in conjunction with the troops already participating in the special military operation.

The head assured that exhaustive measures are being taken to avoid the death of Ukrainian citizens, concluded Shoigú.

Flight restriction extended at Russian airports

The Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) reported that the flight restriction regime at 11 airports in southern and central Russia is being extended.

In a statement published this Tuesday on the website of the Russian Ministry of Transport, it is added that the limitation extends until next November 9.

Flights to Anapa, Belgorod, Briansk, Voronezh, Gelendzhik, Krasnodar, Kursk, Lipetsk, Rostov-on-Don, Simferopol and Elista airports are temporarily restricted.

Russia has closed part of its airspace in the south and center of the country to civil aircraft from February 24, 2022, in the context of the special military operation in Ukraine.

(With information from RT and Prensa Latina)

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