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Mining of communications in Kherson, more strikes on Ukraine: last night's highlights
8 August, 2022
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Ukrainian servicewoman, illustrative photo Photo: Facebook / General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Russian occupying forces mined vital communications in Kherson before a possible counteroffensive of the Armed Forces, and also launched new strikes on Kharkiv, Vinnytsia, and Sumy oblasts. Here is what you may have missed from the previous night.

New strikes on Ukraine

The Russian army targeted the city of Vinnytsia on the evening of August 7. Several Russian missiles hit military facilities in the region. There are victims, but their number has not yet been specified.

The Russians also struck Kharkiv City again. According to Mayor Ihor Terekhov, at least seven explosions were heard in the city. It is known about the shelling of the Kyivskyi district of Kharkiv. According to early reports, Russians targeted an infrastructure facility. There is currently no information on the victims.

In addition, on August 7, the Russian occupiers continued shelling the territory of Sumy Oblast. Civil infrastructure was hit in one of the communities, and a fire started in another due to shelling.

Mining of communications in Kherson

Russian occupiers mined vital communications in Kherson before a possible counteroffensive of the Armed Forces, including gas, electricity, and water supply infrastructure.

The regional state administration notes that Russians are preparing for a strategy of "terror and scorched earth."

Relatives of Azovstal defenders hold demonstrations

Relatives of the defenders of Azovstal organized events in support of Ukrainian servicemen throughout Ukraine and in European cities.

The participants insist that the UN and the International Committee of the Red Cross fulfill the guarantees they gave when the defenders left Azovstal plant; visited the colony in Olenivka; inspected the conditions of detention and the state of health of prisoners of war.

Fighting in the south

The Ukrainian military on the southern front destroyed on August 7 another enemy ammunition dump, 24 troops, and six units of Russian equipment, including a T-62 tank. According to the command, the situation on the southern front is "steadily tense, but controlled by the defense forces."