Day 525 of the Invasion of Ukraine: Wheat Rose in Price by nearly 5% after New Russian Attacks on Odesa

Day 525 of the invasion of Ukraine. Summary of key events in the last 24 hours:

  • Drone attack on Kyiv and Odesa, port infrastructure damaged
  • Wheat rose in price by nearly 5% after the new Russian attacks on Ukrainian ports in Odesa
  • Over 40 direct battles on the front in Ukraine per day
  • Tensions between Kyiv and Warsaw over the words of a Polish diplomat
  • The Pentagon: 150 thousand fighters are participating in the Ukrainian offensive, it may last until the winter
  • Investigation: Over 80 Russian oligarchs supplied Putin's army
  • Ukrainian partisans poison Russian officers
  • The war has caused a collapse in the birth rate in Ukraine
  • Captured Ukrainians were subjected to horrific war crimes in Kherson during the Russian occupation

Drone attack on Kyiv and Odesa, port infrastructure damaged

Explosions blasted in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, the mayor of the city, Vitaly Klitschko, announced. Ukraine's air defense was activated after drone attacks, with debris from the drones falling on two neighborhoods of the capital, Klitschko explained.

A non-residential building was damaged, emergency crews are on the scene. There are no victims. The air alert for Kyiv and the surrounding area remains in effect.

Regional governor Oleg Kiper reports a Russian drone attack with explosives on Odesa. It caused fires that damaged port infrastructure, AFP and BTA reported.

"As a result of the attack, fires broke out in port facilities and industrial infrastructure in the region, and an...

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