Ukraine’s hotline for Russian military families flooded with calls
The Kyiv Independent now reports the hotline has received “hundreds of calls” already.
The service is called “Come back alive from Ukraine” and was launched on Saturday by Ukraine’s Defence Ministry.
“On this phone line, you can find out whether your relatives are still alive, taken prisoner, injured, and you can decide when and how to take the body of your deceased relative,” an official said.
Missiles hit Vasylkiv oil terminal,
We are receiving more confirmation of a blaze at an oil terminal in the Ukrainian town of Vasylkiv, southwest of the capital, Kyiv.
The missile attack was carried out on the Vasilkovskaya oil depot of the KLO company. Rescuers have already left for the scene of the tragedy. Most likely, there were no casualties. It will burn for a long time. The environmental damage will be colossal.” Anton Gerashchenko, adviser to the the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
Kharkiv gas pipeline blown up
A natural gas pipeline was also blown up in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city, after a Russian attack, the Ukrainian state service of special communications said.
Russia restricts social media access
Moscow has restricted access to certain social media platforms to try and keep the information of the ongoing situation in Ukraine from the Russian public, the latest British defence intelligence update suggests.