The Ukrainian nationalists hit a convoy with refugees in the city of Kharkov
1 Russia — America Russia and the USA are discussing a possible personal meeting of an advisory commission on a treaty on the reduction and limitation of the strategic offensive weapons — the Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, stated during a briefing. She noted that ’START’ inspection activities have been suspended since the start of 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The possibility of holding face-to-face sessions was studied as part of the activities of the two-sided consultative commission — she explained. Earlier, the Deputy Director of the Department for Non-Proliferation and Arms Control from the Russian Foreign Ministry, Igor Vishnevetsky, stated that Russia and the USA intend to discuss the situation with the inspections under START III. Some while ago Joe Biden stated that his administration is ready to discuss a new arms control system that will replace the START III treaty, which expires in 2026.
2 Russia The official representative of the Kremlin, Dmitry Peskov, stated that on 30th of September, at 15:00, a ceremony of signing agreements on the entry of new territories into Russia will take place inside the Grand Kremlin Palace. Dmitry Peskov added that there will be a long speech of Vladimir Putin, but it won’t be a message to the Federal Assembly. «The presidential address will take place later. We will inform you about it in a timely manner» — Peskov explained.
3 Ukraine News about the special military operation. About 80 Ukrainian servicemen were eliminated. Extra 70 Ukrainian radicals were eliminated in the Kharkov region. The Russian forces destroyed a Ukrainian artillery battery of US-made artillery pieces in the Zaporozhye region — Igor Konashenkov reported. 6 Ukrainian command posts and 87 artillery units, located in the DPR and Kharkov region, were hit. 9 Ukrainian warehouses with ammo, rockets, and artillery weapons, plus a radar station of a Ukrainian S-300 AA missile system were destroyed in the DPR, the Dnipropetrovsk, Nikolaev, and Zaporozhye regions.
4 the DPR The Ukrainian nationalists opened fire about 15 times on the settlements, located within the special military operation zone. More than 50 shells, including NATO shells, were used. There are dead in Donetsk and Gorlovka. The towns of Golmovsky, Aleksandrovka, and Zaitsevo were under fire as well. 1 person died in the village of Rubezhnoe, in the LPR. 3 people were injured. The rescue teams continue clearing the debris from the recent rocket attack on a residential building in the city of Kherson. The building caught fire and collapsed. According to the latest data, 2 people were killed. 6 remain in hospitals. The doctors are trying to save the children of the city of Lugansk who came under fire recently. In the Kharkov region, the Ukrainian nationalists hit a convoy with refugees. According to the preliminary data — up to 30 people were killed.
5 Iraq ’’The Iranian artillery hits the Iraqi territory for the 7th day in a row’’ — the ’Shafaq’ news agency reported on 29th of September. The Iranian forces shelled the areas of Sakar and Barzini, near the city of Sidekan, in the east of Iraqi Kurdistan. The mayor of the city of Sidekan, Ihsan Shalabi, stated that there is an information about the destruction of residential and commercial buildings. The Iranian forces are hitting the areas, used by the Kurdish forces to send weapons from Iraq to Iran. Earlier, the Counter-Terrorism HQ of the Iraqi Kurdistan confirmed that the Iranian forces fired about 70 rockets at the city of Erbil, killing 13 and injuring 58 people.
6 Yemen The Yemeni rebels stated that Saudi Arabia is violating the ceasefire in port city of Hodeidah — the official rebel TV channel, Al-Masirah, reported on 29th of September. During the 28th and 29th of September, the Saudi forces attacked the rebel positions with artillery pieces and small arms. The violations of the ceasefire also include sorties of spy drones. 9 violations are related to the artillery shelling. 50 violations are related to the small arms fire. Over the past day the ceasefire was violated 73 times.
Constantine Reztsov, specially for the ANNA NEWS