Ukraine: Zelensky Visits Flood-Affected Area, Shells Fired During Evacuation – Bloomberg

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky visited flood-affected areas in southern Kherson Oblast. Russian forces shelled the city of Kherson as residents left, Russian officials said.

Zelensky visited hospitals and other facilities in the city of Kherson and said, “We will carry out relief operations and do all the necessary reconstruction work.” I moved to Mikolaiu province to inspect the damage situation. The prosecutor’s office in Ukraine said that one person was killed and two were wounded as Russia was shot in the city of Kherson.

About 600 square kilometers of land was submerged in two days after the Kakhovka hydroelectric dam collapsed. Ukraine appealed to the United Nations for help in Russian-held territories. About a third of the flood-affected areas, where thousands of people have fled, are controlled by Ukraine, while Russia occupies the other two-thirds, Governor Kherson Prokudin said.

Related article

Russia to five years of gas exports to Asia by 2030

Russia plans to significantly increase natural gas exports to Asia. After the invasion of the Ukraine, Russian exports to Europe dropped sharply. Deputy Prime Minister Novak said in an energy ministry circular that the country aims to increase natural gas exports to Asia to 170 billion cubic meters per year by the end of 2030, a five-fold increase from 2021 before the invasion. Most of this increase will come from pipeline shipments to China.

China is putting pressure on the EU’s proposed sanctions against Russia


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.