Here’s what you need to know this Sunday morning, February 11
- Civilian killed in Russian attack in Kherson Oblast
The 68-year-old victim died in the southern village of Tokarivka, while her 43-year-old son was taken to hospital after being seriously injured, the regional governor reported on Saturday. Oleksandr Prokudin.
- Volodymyr Zelensky completes the Ukrainian General Staff
The Ukrainian president on Saturday announced the appointment of five officers to complete the revamped joint-arms staff of the Ukrainian military, following Thursday’s appointment of General Oleksandr Sirsky as its chief. Colonel Vadym Soukharevsky will be deputy chief of staff for unmanned aerial vehicles, and is tasked with developing the use of drones. Colonel Andriy Lebedenko will be Deputy Chief of Staff for Combat Systems and Technological Innovation. Also promoted: Brigadier Generals Volodymyr Horbatiuk (operations and administration), Oleksiy Chevchenko (logistics) and Mykhailo Drapety (training).
- Volodymyr Zelenskyy Says He Discussed “Ukraine’s Weapons Needs” With Emmanuel Macron
The Ukrainian president reported on Saturday X that he spoke with Emmanuel Macron on the phone “Situation on the Battlefield” And “Ukraine’s Defense Needs”. These requirements “Include drones, artillery and munitions, electronic warfare and air defense systems”Volodymyr Zelensky mentioned, also thanked France for it “Unwavering Support”.
- The death toll in the Kharkiv gas station attack has risen to seven
Seven people, including three children, were killed Saturday in a Russian drone attack on a gas station in Kharkiv, eastern Ukraine. “Unfortunately, death toll rises to seven in Occupier attack on Kharkiv” The deceased, Oblast Governor Oleh Sinehoubov, said on the social network Telegram. “She has three children: a 7-year-old, a 4-year-old and a baby about 6 months old.”he added.
- Russian drone attacks in Kherson Oblast and Odessa
Two people were killed, and two others were injured during a strike on the village of Veletanske in Kherson region (south), the regional administration announced. Russian drone strikes also targeted the major Black Sea port of Odessa, where four people were injured by pieces of downed vehicles, according to the governor, Oleh Kiper.
- NATO chief calls on Europeans to increase arms production
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told the newspaper Sontag is the world That the European members of the alliance must “Replenish and grow faster (his) Industrial base, to increase delivery and replenishment in Ukraine (his) own stocks. » He added: “This means moving from slow peacetime production to fast conflict production. »