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Ukraine Calls for UN Emergency Session in Response to Today’s Massive Russian Missile Attacks


Ukraine has called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council following Russian attacks on civilian infrastructure, including a children’s hospital. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy announced this during a briefing in Warsaw. He stated that Ukraine will decisively respond to what he described as inhumane actions by Russia, aiming to restore damaged infrastructure from the extensive missile strikes on July 8.

Zelenskyy emphasized ongoing efforts to provide necessary aid to those affected and stressed the importance of holding Russia accountable for what he termed as terror ordered by Putin. He asserted that only by compelling Russia can peace be achieved.

Donald Tusk expressed solidarity with Ukraine, noting that no words or political declarations can fully express Ukraine’s heroism demonstrated over many months.

Earlier today, multiple explosions rocked Kyiv as Russia launched a massive missile attack, targeting various locations including the children’s hospital “Okhmatdyt”, a residential building, and other civilian infrastructure in the city center. The assault resulted in the deaths of at least 15 people, with 38 others injured.

Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine – Following a Russian missile strike, Kryvyi Rih has been left reeling with preliminary reports indicating 10 fatalities and 47 injured, including 10 in critical condition. The strike, which targeted civilian areas, has caused widespread devastation, with emergency services rushing to provide aid to those affected. The Dnipro Regional Military Administration has been mobilized to assess and manage the aftermath of the attack, underscoring the urgent humanitarian response required in the region.

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