Moscow said two people were killed in a Ukrainian attack on the Russian-occupied town of Melitopol. He posted photos allegedly showing the destruction of the headquarters of the Russian paramilitary group Wagner.
However, the city’s Ukrainian mayor said 200 occupants were killed, citing reports from local residents.
Strikes like these are possible with Western military aid and more are on the way, according to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
After a call with his American counterpart, Joe Biden, it appears that the United States is ready to release more military aid and strengthen Ukrainian air capabilities to counter attacks on the country’s energy infrastructure.
Ukraine continues to suffer from problems with essential services, such as running water and electricity, due to Russian attacks.
In the port city of Odessa, 1.5 million people were plunged into darkness on Saturday evening. Although part of the power supply was restored on Sunday, the situation remained “very difficult” according to local authorities on Monday.
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