A residential building in central Kharkiv in eastern Ukraine was hit by a Russian shelling that injured at least four people. Thus the head of the military administration of Kharkiv Oleg Sinegubov on Telegram explaining that the building was hit by an S-300 missile.
Meanwhile, fighting continues in Bakhmut, in the Donbass region in eastern Ukraine where for weeks the Russian armed forces have been trying to get the better of it and where the Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky has promised a ”long battle”. This was stated by Yevgeniy Prigozhin, founder and head of the Wagner group, explaining that the Ukrainian military continues to fight and is not retreating. ”Ukrainian forces are not retreating. They are fighting to the end,” he said on Telegram. ”Hard fighting is going on in the northern area of the city, in every street,” he added.