Russian special operation in Ukraine: online broadcast on July 31
Reports of the Russian Ministry of Defense, correspondents' testimonies, international reaction
On Sunday morning, a drone attacked the courtyard of the Black Sea Fleet headquarters in Sevastopol on Navy Day. Five staff members were injured. All celebrations in honor of Navy Day were canceled after that.
On the eve of the Russian Ministry of Defense announced that experts from the UN and the ICRC were officially invited to an objective investigation of the attack on the pre-trial detention center in Yelenovka, which led to the death of a large number of Ukrainian prisoners of war.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky announced a government decree on the mandatory evacuation of residents of the Donetsk region (the Russian Federation recognizes the independence of the DPR in the Donetsk region).
The head of the DPR, Denis Pushilin, approved the concept of development of Mariupol developed by Russia.
Follow the main events of Sunday, July 31 with us. Online of the previous day can be read here.
Photo: Russian Defense Ministry video frame.
9:56 The number of injured in a drone attack on the headquarters of the Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol has grown to six, two of the victims are in a moderate condition, three have minor injuries.
9:33 Three people were detained in the Kherson region, involved in the tipping of the Ukrainian strike on the village of Brilevka, they are all local residents, the deputy head of the regional administration said.
9: 09 The Governor of Sevastopol, Mikhail Razvozhaev, announced that he was at the headquarters of the Black Sea Fleet and published photos of the consequences of the Ukrainian UAV strike. At the same time, the press service of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation reported that a low-power explosive device was installed on the drone. Five people were injured as a result of the scattering of fragments in one of the premises of the headquarters.