Other members of Germany’s ruling coalition have approved sending Taurus missiles to Ukraine. On Sept. 4, German MP Marie-Agnes Strack-Zimmermann wrote on Twitter that "he (Scholtz) alone blocks this decision within the coalition".
Russian forces used tanks, high explosive aerial bombs, and guided munitions in attacks in civilian areas of Donetsk Oblast that killed one and injured four others on Sept. 27, the regional prosecutor’s office reported on Facebook.
In the city of Kherson, Russian strikes hit the same buildings several times as firefighters battled fires caused by the first round of shelling, the Ukrainian State Emergency Service reported on Telegram. They then had to return to extinguish the subsequent fires.
Official announcements from Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, England, Northern Ireland, Denmark, and Sweden stated that their football teams would not take part in any competitions involving Russian teams, The Times reported.
The primary reason for the need to transfer the missiles, argued Parliamentary Defense Committee Head Hristo Gadzhev, was the missiles were too old to be of use to the Bulgarian military, and that even their original manufacturer would be unable to repair them.
The German Federal Prosecutor’s Office has launched an investigation into the alleged shooting of civilians, including a German citizen, by Russian troops at the beginning of the full-scale invasion, the German news agency Tagesschau reported on Sept. 27. The prosecutor’s office is investigating evidence that Russian troops shot at and injured civilians in Hostomel, a suburb of Kyiv and the site of major battles in February-March 2022.
Timofey Sergeytsev, a columnist for the Russian-state run news agency Ria Novosti, Mikhail Tereshchenko, a photographer for state news agency TASS, and military expert Konstantin Sivkov said they had found the heads at their homes over during the week of Sept. 19-26.
The letter alleges that more than 50 electrical components originally stemmed from companies located in countries that are both allied with Ukraine and involved in the sanctions coalition. The countries named include the U.S., Switzerland, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Canada, and Japan.
The spokesperson said that of roughly 8,000 Wagner fighters in Belarus, some departed for Africa, and around 500 are returning to Ukraine's eastern front. Russia's Defense Ministry is renegotiating contracts with these mercenaries to serve either as combatants or instructors, Yevlash clarified.
Our picks of the best art, music, film and more in the capital. All listed venues require one of the following: certificate of vaccination, negative PCR or antigen test, or proof of recovery from Covid-19.
British action film “The King’s Man,” set as a prequel to the Kingsman franchise, is worth watching at least for its star ensemble cast that includes Ralph Fiennes, Matthew Goode, Gemma Arterton, Tom Hollander, Daniel Bruhl, and many more. It will be screened in English with Ukrainian subtitles in Kyiv’s iconic Zhovten cinema, along with Planeta Kino (Blockbuster, River Mall), Kinoman, and Multiplex (Tsum) cinemas. Also, the award-winning drama “Spencer” starring Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana, is still showing at Kino 42 in English.
Triptych Art gallery’s new exhibition “Triptych. Pause” opens on Jan. 22 and will run through Feb. 4 celebrating the famous contemporary Armenian artist Bagrat Arazyan and his outstanding paintings. The Naked Room gallery exhibits the artworks of contemporary Ukrainian artists Stanislav Turina and Valentyn Radchenko. The exhibition has two names: “Pain” and “Not Mine”. It will be held through Feb. 2.
Popular Ukrainian rock band Druga Rika will hit the stage of Kyiv’s Atlas concert hall with their new acoustic music show on Jan. 22. The band that has recently celebrated its 25th anniversary on stage does not disclose what songs are on the setlist of the upcoming music show. Yet, they promise to surprise the audience.
No-name electronic music club on Kyrylivska Street will make its visitors dance all weekend. The club is testing a new house party series, Ground Floor Presents, on Jan. 21, with the lineup including British Man Power, Spanish Bawrut and local Pavel Plastikk. The next day's regular, heavier party on Saturday, features German Agyena, Phara from Belgium, and local DJs Gael and Nastya Vogan.
Agyena, Phara, Bawrut and others. Kyrylivska 41 (41 Kyrylivska St.) Jan 21, 22. 11:59 p.m. Hr 450
Daria Shulzhenko is a reporter at the Kyiv Independent. She has been a lifestyle reporter at the Kyiv Post until November 2021. She graduated from Kyiv International University with a bachelor’s in linguistics, specializing in translation from English and German languages. She has previously worked as a freelance writer and researcher.
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