Russians shelled Krupyansk; Ukraine is testing MIM-23 HAWK air defense system

Russian forces shelled the city of Krupyansk in the Kharkiv region, hitting residential buildings and injuring three people.
Ukrainian defense systems shot down 14 drones and one cruise missile launched by Russia last night, the Ukrainian Air Force announced.

The Russians hit a post office providing logistical support to the UAF on the outskirts of Kharkiv

Ukraine says Russian troops advancing in 'fierce fighting'

Ukraine said on Sunday that Russian troops were advancing in four areas in the east of the country amid "fierce fighting" but reported its forces moving forward in the south.

Deputy Defence Minister Ganna Maliar said that Russian troops were advancing near Avdiivka, Mariinka, Lyman and Svatove.

Wagner claims 'legal' capture of Ukraine's Bakhmut

Russia's Wagner paramilitary group on Monday claimed it had captured the city hall in Ukraine's eastern town of Bakhmut, giving it "legal" control, but Kiev said its forces still held the town.

The battle for Bakhmut has raged for months with Wagner supporting Russian troops and Ukraine warning the fall of the town would lead to the loss of huge swathes of its territory.

"This is becoming a place from post-apocalyptic movies" PHOTO

In the city in the Donetsk region, located about 90 kilometers from Bakhmut, there are still about 2,000 civilians left, out of the 30,000 who lived in that city before the war.
"I'm sorry to say this, but Avdivka looks more and more like a place from post-apocalyptic movies," wrote the head of the city's military administration Vitaly Barabash on the Telegram channel.

Spokesman of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry : We encourage Bulgaria to give us their MiG-29s

"Ukraine is encouraging Bulgaria to also give its MiG-29 jets, after Poland and Slovakia gave theirs." This was stated in a special interview for the Bulgarian National Television by the spokesman of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine Yuriy Sak.