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An explosive drone injured six people on Sunday at the headquarters of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol, Crimea. On the ground, the Russian strikes are multiplying in particular on Mykolaiv while the first load of Ukrainian cereals leaves Monday morning the port of Odessa. Follow the latest developments in the war in Ukraine here.
6:51 a.m.: The first shipment of Ukrainian grain will leave Odessa
The first shipment of Ukrainian grain leaves the port of Odessa at 5:30 a.m. GMT on Monday, the Turkish Defense Ministry said in a statement.
“The departure of the cargo ship Razoni flying the flag of Sierra Leone and loaded with maize will leave the port of Odessa bound for Lebanon at 8.30 a.m. (05.30 GMT),” the ministry said, adding that other convoys were on the way. follow “the now long (maritime) corridors because the” procedures are completed “.
6:36 a.m .: bombardments continue on Ukrainian cities, in particular in Mykolaiv
In southern Ukraine, Mykolaiv authorities said the city had been the target of massive Russian bombardments, probably “the strongest” since the start of the war in February, which left at least two dead, according to Mayor Senkevych.
These strikes added the death of Oleksiï Vadatursky, owner of the main Ukrainian grain logistics company and his wife. “He was one of the most important agricultural entrepreneurs in the country, a key figure in the region and a major employer,” said Mikhailo Podoliak, adviser to the Ukrainian presidency, on Telegram, saying he believed in this case to be a targeted strike.
In his Sunday address, President Zelensky paid tribute to Oleksiï Vadatoursky, whom he described as “the hero of Ukraine”.
Other strikes hit the regions of Kharkiv (east) and Sumy (north-east). Some buildings were damaged in “a series of explosions” in Kharkiv, announced the mayor of the second Ukrainian city, Igor Terekhov.
3:20 a.m.: Ukrainian authorities have denied being behind the drone attack on Sevastopol
Ukrainian authorities have denied being behind the unprecedented attack, calling the Russian accusations a “deliberate provocation”.
An explosive drone injured six people on Sunday at the headquarters of the Russian Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol, Crimea, an unprecedented attack that put this Russian stronghold in the Ukraine eventually annexed by Moscow on high alert.