Ukraine must compensate every one meter of damaged property in the country. This was confirmed by President Volodymyr Zelensky in his video address last night.
In his speech Wednesday evening, the president announced a new update to an app that allows Ukrainians to use digital documents on mobile phones instead of physical documents for identification purposes, among other things.
The app allows people to apply for compensation if their home is destroyed, according to reports Sky News.
– As promised, the state will compensate for the loss of the house or apartment as a result of hostilities. Every Ukrainian citizen can already apply, the president said in a video speech.
– The point is that the state should compensate for every one meter of damaged property, says Zelensky.
At least eight were killed in an attack on a coastal city
In the speech, the president came up with rising numbers after a Russian attack on a public building in Mykolaiv on Tuesday. The attack killed at least eight people and injured 30 others, according to the president.
The nine-storey building in the coastal city was attacked at 9 a.m. on Tuesday. Large parts of the building were destroyed.
It was also announced last night that an office of an EU delegation to Ukraine (EUAM) in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol had been bombed by Russian forces.
This was stated by the European Union Foreign Minister Josep Borrell. The office and equipment were badly damaged. No one was hurt, he says.
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UN Ambassador: Disarmament is in full swing
In a speech to the UN Security Council on Wednesday evening, Ukraine’s ambassador to the UN, Sergey Kiseltsya, said that “Russia’s disarmament is in full swing.”
Since the start of the invasion of Ukraine, Russia has lost more than 17,000 soldiers, more than 1,700 armored vehicles, and about 600 tanks, according to Kyslytsya.
He also said that Russia had lost 300 artillery systems, 127 aircraft and 129 helicopters, as well as nearly 100 missile launch systems, 54 air defense systems and seven ships.
“This is an unheard of blow to Moscow, where the number of Soviet dead in Afghanistan is insignificant by comparison,” he told the Security Council.
British intelligence: the Russian attack failed
British intelligence considers it almost certain that Russia has not succeeded in achieving the goal of encircling the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv.
The British Ministry of Defense wrote: “Repeated Russian setbacks and successful counterattacks by Ukrainian forces mean that the Russian offensive almost certainly did not succeed in achieving the goal of encircling Kyiv.” Twitter.
The assessment is based on information from British intelligence.
Kyiv was not attacked until Wednesday night, but Russian attacks around the Ukrainian capital continue.
On Tuesday, Russia promised to abandon its attacks on Kyiv and Chernihiv.
The night was relatively quiet, but sirens and gunshots were heard from the fighting around the city, Kyiv deputy mayor Mykola Povoroznik told Ukrainian TV on Wednesday.
Positive signs from peace talks
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said there are positive signs from peace talks with Russia, but that Ukrainians do not want to curtail defense efforts.
In a video clip on Tuesday evening, he said that signals from the negotiations that ended in Istanbul earlier today are positive, but that they “do not overshadow the explosions of Russian bombs.”
– The president added, according to him, we can only rely on tangible results from the talks Sky News.
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