A unit of the 115th brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine announced the termination of combat missions
Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with the President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. The presidents discussed the issues on the agenda within the framework of the discussion at the CSTO anniversary summit — such as the practical issues of trade and economic cooperation. Some other activities of the integration associations in the Eurasian space were mentioned as well. Putin and Tokayev confirmed their plans to fortify the strategic partnership.
Over the past day, nearly 800 terrorists from the Ukrainian Nationalistic «Azov» Regiment surrendered from the Azovstal factory in Mariupol. 1,730 people have already laid down their weapons — the official representative of the Ministry of Defense of Russia, Igor Konashenkov, reported. «All the surrendered terrorists, who needed urgent medical help, are getting the medical aid in the medical institutions in the cities of Novoazovsk and Donetsk» — he specified. Meanwhile, the Leninsky District Court of the city of Rostov-on-Don issued an order on the arrest of Denis Muryga — the deputy commander of the Ukrainian nationalist regiment «Aidar». He is charged with participation in the activities of an illegal armed group. He was sent into the custody for 2 months, until 16th of July. Earlier one of the leaders of Aidar was detained while trying to cross the Russian border in the Rostov region. Denis Muryga faces up to 15 years in prison. The local department of the FSB petitioned for the arrest of the terrorist. According to the investigation, back in 2015 Denis Muryga became the deputy commander of the «Aidar» unit in the city of Lisichansk. He was in a group of terrorists who blew up a bridge in the LPR, which killed several locals.
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A former US President, George W. Bush, confirmed the work of the American biolabs in Ukraine during a conversation with pranksters ’Vovan’ and ’Lexus’, who called him on behalf of Vladimir Zelensky. A fragment of the conversation was made public on 19th of May, at the educational marathon «New Horizons» of the «Knowledge» society. During the conversation, George W. Bush responded positively to Zelensky’s gratitude for the funding of the biolabs. The pranksters reported that the Ukrainian authorities managed to preserve the American heritage, and move the biolabs to a safe place. ’Vovan’ and ’Lexus’ assured George W. Bush that the Russians had not been able to get their hands on anything, to which the ex US president once again answered with «Yes». The pranksters promised to publish the rest of the conversation on their Rutube channel in the near future.
The Russian Ministry of Defense made a new report on the progress of the special operation, aimed to protect the Donbass. The Russian air force used precision missiles to destroy 7 command posts of the Ukrainian forces, plus many weapon depots, ammo depots, and areas with concentrated Ukrainian manpower and armor. Some Ukrainian anti-aircraft sistems S-300 and Buk-M1 were hit as well. The Russian missile and artillery forces destroyed 43 Ukrainian artillery and mortar units right at their firing positions. The Russian air defenses shot down 15 Ukrainian UAVs, and intercepted many tactical missiles.
The Ukrainian servicemen from the 115th brigade, located in the town of Severodonetsk, published an appeal to Vladimir Zelensky, and to the Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Forces, Valery Zaluzhnii. The Ukrainian troops announced the termination of their combat missions. They explained it with the lack of the reinforcements and military equipment. They added that their own high command sends them to a certain death, and under such circumstances they refuse to carry out their service. This is the 2nd unit from the Ukrainian 115th brigade that has expressed its dissatisfaction with Zelensky.
The press secretary of the President of Russia, Dmitry Peskov, spoke about the future of the territories, liberated in Ukraine. «All the actions have their reasons. The reason of any action in this regard can only be the expression of the will of the inhabitants of those regions» — Dmitry Peskov told to the reporters. He added that nothing can be done without the expression of the will of the inhabitants. Dmitry Peskov underlined that the Kremlin considers the solution of the social issues to be a priority in the liberated territories in Ukraine. According to Dmitry Peskov — there can be no delays in this matter. Constantine Reztsov, specially for the ANNA NEWS