Ukraine is repelling Russia. Chernihiv is fired at from Grads, in Nikolaev fight, in Kiev air alarm – chronicle of the third day of war

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For the third day in a row, Ukraine is repelling Russian troops , which launched a full-scale invasion on the morning of Thursday, February 24. The enemy is shelling Kyiv, the Armed Forces are defending the Ukrainian capital.

Since the beginning of the invasion, the Armed Forces have liquidated 2,800 personnel of the Russian occupiers, a general mobilization has been announced in the country , and citizens are joining the Territorial Defense Forces.

The main thing as of 00:00

  • Intense fighting took place in Kyiv and its environs at night and in the morning . The occupiers tried to attack CHP-6 near the capital Troieschyna, the Armed Forces repulsed: defenders of the capital repulsed the attack on the military unit on Brest, CHP is not under threat, most sabotage groups in the city were neutralized, Vasilkov managed to hold.
  • In the morning, Russia again launched a series of missile strikes, including on Kyiv and the region, with one of the missiles partially destroying a high-rise apartment building in Kyiv. Six people were injured and taken to hospital. 80 people were evacuated.
  • Fighting in Ukraine continues in all directions of the aggressor’s attack.
  • On the night of February 26, the Air Force and Air Defense of Ukraine shot down three Russian planes in the environmental protection zone and near Kyiv, including an IL-76 transport and one helicopter.
  • New data on the loss of Russians: 3,500 killed, about 200 prisoners
  • The EU has approved a second package of sanctions against Russia, affecting 70% of Russia’s banking market. The European Union has also officially sanctioned Russian President Vladimir Putin, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, former Russian President and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and others.
  • There is no subway in Kyiv. All stations are in shelter mode.
  • Russian troops occupied the village of Luhansk, Crimea and Markivka, Luhansk region.
  • In the evening it became known that a column of Russian troops was defeated near Severodonetsk.
  • Ukrzaliznytsia destroyed railway crossings with Russia.
  • Adviser to the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Anton Gerashchenko announced the destruction of an echelon of 56 tanks with diesel fuel for the Russian occupation troops advancing from the direction of Chernihiv-Sumy at the Nyzkivka station in the Koryukivskyi district. He explained that this is a great victory, as the railway to Russia has been dismantled and will not be restored quickly.
  • Chernihiv is shelled from Grady. The SES reports that they are shelling kindergartens, hospitals and residential buildings.
  • In the Chernihiv region, the Armed Forces launched a missile strike on a column of occupiers, destroying about 20 units of equipment.
  • Hungary and Germany have supported Russia’s disconnection from SWIFT. Preparations for the official announcement and implementation of this sanction have begun.
  • The State Border Guard Service said it hoped that all the defenders of Snake Island could be alive.
  • Poland supported Ukraine’s accelerated accession to the European Union
  • In the Black Sea, a Russian ship shot down a Russian military plane. It was also reported that a Russian Su-30 SM fighter shot down an anti-aircraft missile unit of the Air Force Command in the Black Sea.
  • Russian warships have captured the civilian rescue ship Sapphire, which was carrying out a humanitarian mission near Snake Island.
  • Mykhailo Podoliak, an adviser to the head of the President’s Office, denied the Kremlin’s claim that Ukraine had refused to negotiate. The presidents of Turkey and Azerbaijan, Erdogan and Aliyev, offered to mediate in the talks between Ukraine and Russia.
  • Curfew in Kyiv will run from today ( Saturday) from 17:00 to 8:00 February 28 ( Monday)
  • As a result of an air strike on the village of Sartana near Mariupol, three people were killed and three were injured, including one child
  • In the village of Borodyanka, Bucha district, Kyiv region, a fire broke out as a result of a shell hit a residential building, six people died, and a child born in 2020 was seriously injured.
  • The Council calls on the UN to exclude Russia from the Security Council
  • In Russia, the websites of Roskomnadzor, the President of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation, the State Duma, the Federal Council, the State Service and others do not work.
  • The Russian occupation forces have taken an operational pause due to serious losses, they are not moving towards Kyiv now, said Oleksiy Arestovych, an adviser to the head of the Armed Forces.
  • Arestovych also said that Sumy had come under full control of Ukraine. There used to be fighting in the city.
  • The fight in Nikolaev proceeds.
  • Russian troops approach Energodar and place Grady in the direction of the Zaporizhzhya NPP.
  • A curfew was imposed in Odesa and Odesa Oblast
  • Russia announced an offensive ” in all directions”
  • In the Kharkiv region, the occupiers shot a passenger bus, killing five people and injuring six
  • The Chernobyl nuclear power plant is operating as planned and its personnel have been taken hostage
  • Since the beginning of the war, 20 civilians and servicemen have been killed and more than 70 wounded in Kyiv
  • Ukraine has refused to reconnect to the power grids of Russia and Belarus after completing its work in isolation.
  • The SBU officer told NV that all civilians, military and territorial defense fighters in the combat zone should disable geolocation detection in the phone settings, as artillery fire or other enemy actions will be coordinated by clusters of mobile phones.
  • Ukraine is temporarily closing checkpoints on the border with Russia and Belarus.
  • The General Staff reports that the enemy’s offensive in the Polissya direction has been stopped at the border between Borodyanka, Bucha, and Vyshhorod.
  • In Kiev, the air alarm – warn of powerful explosions.
  • The head of the Chernihiv Regional State Administration Vyacheslav Chaus warned the city residents that the night will be difficult.

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