Kyiv is renewing requires extra ammunition and stronger air defenses after Russia fired half a dozen hypersonic missiles at Ukraine final week. In an interview with Germany’s Bild am Sonntag newspaper that printed Sunday, Ukrainian Overseas Minister Dmytro Kuleba stated ammunition shortages had been the “primary” drawback his nation was dealing with and urged Berlin to hurry up promised deliveries. He additionally referred to as on the German authorities to start coaching Ukrainian pilots to make use of Western fighter jets.
Fierce combating continues within the japanese city of Bakhmut, the place Kuleba stated Ukrainian troops would proceed to defend. Russian fighters have taken management of most of the eastern part of the city in current days, whereas Ukrainian forces are holding their floor within the west, British protection officers stated.
Right here’s the most recent on the warfare and its ripple results throughout the globe.
Traumatic stress, an invisible wound, hobbles Ukrainian troopers: After greater than a 12 months of warfare, Ukrainian troopers are experiencing extreme psychological stress, together with nightmares, poor sleep, guilt, anxiousness and panic assaults, in line with interviews with troops throughout Ukraine and psychologists treating them, write Siobhán O’Grady and Anastacia Galouchka.
Yevhen Bas, 26, a paratrooper who has been combating since he was 17, jolts awake in a chilly sweat, believing he’s “fully break up in two.” Andriy Dobrovolskyi, 47, an infantry soldier, wakes up trying to find his toes, then remembers he has just one left.