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Rain of missiles over Ukraine. Zelensky: "Give us modern artillery"

2022-06-29T15:56:59.882Z

So far 2,811 Russian missiles have rained down on Ukrainian cities. Mykolaiv in the viewfinder. Kiev intelligence announces the largest prisoner exchange with Moscow, 95 are fighters from the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol (ANSA)



Ukrainian President

Volodymyr Zelensky

asks his allies for modern artillery and financial resources, while

Russian missiles

continue to rain down on the country .

Meanwhile, Ukrainian intelligence reports that 144 soldiers have been released in the "largest"

prisoner exchange

with Moscow to date.

Of these,

95 are "defenders" of the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol

.

The announcement comes through a post on Telegram, in which it is not specified where and when the exchange took place.

Zelensky, speaking on video link at

the NATO summit

in Madrid, asked the countries of the Alliance for "

modern artillery and financial support

" against Moscow.

"To cope with the supremacy of Russian artillery we need modern artillery," Zelensky said in his video speech, also revealing that Kiev needs "about

$ 5 billion a month

" to secure defense.

Ukraine, Zelensky to NATO: 'We need modern artillery'

On social media, Zelensky shared

CCTV

footage of the moment the

Kremenchuk shopping mall

was bombed by a Russian missile attack on Monday, saying it was a deliberate attack.

"It is clear that the Russian killers received those exact coordinates for the missile launch. They wanted to kill the highest number of people in a peaceful city," Zelensky said according to the Guardian.

Homage to the victims of the Kremenchuk mall

And the rain of Russian missiles shows no sign of stopping.

"

The total number of Russian missiles that hit our cities is already 2,811

. How many more aerial bombs, how many artillery shells ?! Today, the United Nations Security Council stood up and honored the memory of all Ukrainians killed. Members of the Russian delegation looked back at everyone in the council chamber and even decided to stand up, just so as not to look like real killers. But everyone knows that it is Russian terror that is killing innocent people in this war against the Ukrainian people ".

So Volodymyr Zelensky in a video from last night.

Ukraine, Russian missile attack on Kremenchuk resumed from the park

The Russian army has launched

over 10 missiles

against the Ukrainian city of

Mykolaiv

and its suburbs, attacking the port, production and logistic infrastructures.

Russian missiles also hit a residential building and a recreation center, killing civilians.

The South Operational Command announces it on Facebook, reports Ukrinform.

"More than 10 missiles have been launched against Mykolaiv and its suburbs.

The enemy continues to attack the port and production infrastructures

, logistics companies.

But they also hit potentially crowded places - a note reads -.

In particular, the enemy hit a recreation center and an apartment building on the outskirts of Mykolaiv and a garage cooperative in the same city.

Rescue is underway.

Casualties have been reported. "This morning the Russians launched a massive rocket and artillery attack on the Mykolaiv region. In the village of Shevchenkove they hit an empty grain depot that caught fire. The communities of Shyroke and Halytsynove were also reached. Russian troops launched an artillery attack on Velyka Kostromka in the Kryvyi Rih district last night.

Destruction in Mykolaiv

And the toll

of an attack, presumably with a Russian missile, against a building in the Ukrainian city of

Mykolaiv is

three dead and five wounded

.

This was reported by the mayor of the city, Oleksandr Sienkevych, and the governor of the oblast, Vitaliy Kim, quoted by the Kyiv Independent.

Two people died

and three were injured as a result of Russian bombing in

the Sumy region of

northeastern Ukraine.

This was stated by Dmytro Zhyvytskyi, head of the Sumy region, as reported by Ukrainska Pravda.




Source: ansa

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