- The attack on grain terminals deals another blow to Ukraine’s troubled food export capabilities.
- The crash of a drone allegedly controlled by Kyiv causes a fire in a large Russian refinery.
- Russia has been carrying out simulated missile strikes against Estonia, ratcheting up tensions along NATO’s northeastern border.
- Russian troops took several towns south of the key city of Severodonetsk.
Russian forces attacked at least two large US-owned grain terminals in the Ukrainian port of Mykolaiv on Wednesday, as part of what the Western and Kyiv governments say is a campaign to downgrade Ukraine’s ability to export food.
The attacks came as a major Russian oil and gas refinery near the Ukrainian border was set on fire after a drone, allegedly controlled by Kyiv forces, crashed into it on Wednesday morning, according to management. of the plant.