kyiv investigates the mid-air collision of two fighters in the Zhytomyr region, an accident in which three aviators died, including the famous pilot Andriy Pilshchykov. Russia attacks an airfield in the kyiv region, while Ukraine advances in Zaporizhia.
Ukrainian authorities are investigating the mid-air collision of two L-39 training planes in the Zhytomyr region in the west of the country, an accident that killed three airmen.
Ukraine loses three pilots, including the famous Pilshchykov
One of them. Noted fighter pilot Andriy “Juice” Pilshchykov, pictured right, famous for taking part in dogfights over kyiv during the initial phase of the Russian invasion.
Russia attacks an airfield in the kyiv region. Ukraine advances in Zaporizhia
Meanwhile, on the battlefront, Russia claims that its forces have launched an attack against an airfield in the kyiv region. The Ukrainian Army, for its part, claims to continue advancing after breaking the Russian defense line in the Zaporizhia region.
A second Ukrainian cargo ship crosses the Black Sea
In addition, the Ukrainian government has confirmed the safe passage of a second ship through the Black Sea from the port of Odessa, after Russia last month withdrew from the UN-brokered deal allowing grain exports. The announcement comes despite Russian warnings that such ships may be considered military targets.
Tribute to Prigozhin in Moscow
And in Moscow, various tributes continued to the head of the Wagner group, Yevgeny Prigozhin, after confirming his death in the plane crash that occurred last week.
Russia’s investigative committee has said that genetic tests confirm the identities of the 10 people who lost their lives, although the causes of the accident have not been detailed.
Additional sources • Escarlata Sánchez (Text and voice in Spanish)
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