Russia continues to attack Kharkiv

This article summarizes the most important events of the war in Ukraine since Saturday, April 6, 2024. It was the 774th day of the war.

  • Six people were killed and 10 injured in an attack in Kharkiv, Russia.
  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky still hopes the US Congress will approve the aid package.
  • Russia also attacked the cities of Odessa and Donetsk. At least four people were killed in these attacks.

Death toll rises to 6-10 in Kharkiv attack

Photo of the attack on Kharkiv on April 6. P.T.O. Ukrinform/Shutterstock

The death toll in Russia's attack on Kharkiv has risen to 6 and the number of wounded has risen to 10, the regional governor said. Igor Derekov news service on Telegram, according to news agency AFP.

Reuters reported that the attack took place after midnight in the Shevchenkivskyi area. According to the Ukrainian military, air defense managed to destroy 28 drones out of 32 and three missiles out of six.

According to the police, the injured have injuries and bruises caused by the pressure wave. The injured were between the ages of 23 and 76.

Officials said several buildings were damaged in the attack. Among others, residential buildings and a gas station were damaged.

Russia has launched heavy attacks on Kharkiv in recent weeks. President's Chief of Staff Andriy Yermakin The region is one of Russia's targets if Russia launches another large-scale offensive in May or June.

Russia attacked Odessa and Donetsk

Governor of Odessa Region By the goalkeeper Telegram reported on Saturday that Russian forces had attacked critical infrastructure in the Odesa region. One person was killed in the attack.

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According to preliminary information, Russia launched a ballistic missile in the Odesa region. This was reported Independence of Kyiv.

The Russian attacks, which also hit the city of Donetsk, left three people dead and two wounded, the Kyiv Independent reported.

Zelenskyi hopes the US Congress will approve the aid package

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky He met with members of the US Congress in Chernihiv and urged them to pass the Ukraine Aid Act as soon as possible. The issue was reported by the Kyiv Independent.

A major and long-term U.S. aid package for Ukraine has been delayed since last fall because of infighting in Congress.

Zelenskyi still hopes Congress will approve the aid package.

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