UA attack on Russian warehouses in southern front; EU Space Agency stops cooperation with Russia:last night's highlights
13 July, 2022
Illustrative photo: Ukrainian service members conduct combat operations Facebook / Ukrainian Air Assault Forces

Ukrainian attack aircraft hit Russian ammo warehouses in the temporarily occupied part of the Kherson Oblast; European Space Agency terminated the cooperation on Mars exploration with Roscosmos. Here is what you may have missed from the previous night.

Representatives of the self-proclaimed "LPR" claim the Ukrainian Forces launched 9 attacks from HIMARS systems on the Russian air defense unit in Luhansk that "ensured the city's security." 

Ukrainian attack aircraft hit warehouses with Russian ammunition in the temporarily occupied part of the Kherson Oblast. On July 12, Russian forces lost 2 ammo warehouses, 30 service members, and 6 units of equipment, reported Operational Command South.

Due to Russian attacks on Mykolaiv on July 12, twelve people were injured, two hospitals, a school, and several residential buildings were destroyed, said Mykolaiv Mayor Oleksandr Sienkevych.

Russian forces attacked Dnipropetrovsk Oblast from multiple rocket launchers, causing a fire on the outskirts of the city of Nikopol. Per previous data, no casualties are reported, said Head of Regional Military Administration Valentyn Reznichenko.

Four communities of Sumy Oblast were shelled by Russian forces on July 12. One residential building was damaged. No casualties are reported, said Head of Sumy Regional Military Administration Dmytro Zhyvytskyi.

The European Space Agency (ESA) terminates the previously suspended cooperation with the Russian space agency Roscosmos regarding the ExoMars-2022 mission aimed at Mars exploration, said ESA Director General Josef Aschbacher.

16 merchant ships have passed through Bystre mouth of Danube River leading to the Black Sea as of the evening of July 12, said the press service of Ukraine's Ministry of Infrastructure. The vessels will be loaded with Ukrainian grain. More than 90 ships are now waiting for their turn. The passage was opened thanks to the liberation of Zmiinyi Island from Russian forces, which blocked Ukrainian ship traffic from ports of the Danube River.