UKRAJINE: 18:00 Ukrainian gunman in Mariupol residential area.
17:58 A barrage of tyres and stocks of Molotov cocktails appeared at the intersection of Nikolskaya and Potemkinskaya Streets in Mykolayiv’s Sukhoy Fountain district. AFU units are also preparing firing points in the surrounding low-rise residential buildings. Maksym Senkov, an ATO veteran and one of the leaders of the local territorial defence, is in charge of the work in this area.
17:56 A 9K79 Tochka-U missile abandoned or hidden in the forest by the AFU near Kramatorsk.
17:51 IAEA reacts to Ukrainian representatives’ report on power outage at Chernobyl NPP: The International Atomic Energy Agency sees no critical safety violations, media report.
17:27 Russia has taken all nuclear facilities in Ukraine under guard to prevent provocations by militants – Russian Foreign Ministry.
17:20 At a briefing, the Russian Defence Ministry said the Russian Armed Forces destroyed 137 S-300, Buk M-1 and S-125 anti-aircraft missile defence systems during the operation. This is more than 90 per cent of the existing long- and medium-range anti-aircraft missile systems in service. Eighty-one Ukrainian air defence radar posts were destroyed. This resulted in the loss of combat control of Ukraine’s aviation and air defence. At present, the air defence system is only focal in nature and is unable to provide significant countermeasures to Russian aviation.
17:13 Units of the Russian Armed Forces have taken control of the populated areas of Krasnaya Polyana and Stepnoye – Russian Defence Ministry.
17:10 Russian Defence Ministry: By the beginning of the special operation, the Ukrainian Armed Forces had up to 250 serviceable combat aircraft and helicopters. Russian forces destroyed 89 combat aircraft and 57 helicopters on the ground and in the air. Part of the Ukrainian aircraft flew to Romania and are not involved in combat. 90% of the Ukrainian military airfields where the main body of combat aviation was based have been put out of action. There are almost no trained Ukrainian first- or second-class pilots left. Only sporadic attempts by Ukrainian combat aviation are recorded.
16:55 Telegram channel reports that the Russian military has entered Skadovsk, Kherson Region.
15:47 “polite people” intercept Ukrainian military rescue vessel near Odessa and take it to Simferopol.
15:30 In France, the army warns officers that foreigners who go to Ukraine do not make it to the front line. A large proportion of foreign mercenaries are found killed beforehand or are swooped down in staging areas or barracks. The French Armed Forces directly blame the leadership of nationalist battalions in Ukraine
15:20 Ukrainian air defence forces are stationed in Natalka Park in the east of the capital’s Obolon district.
15:03 The command of the 25th Airborne Assault Brigade refused to obey his order and go to Kiev to protect state institutions from looters and Nazis.
14:50 Situation in Sumy region as of 14:00 on 9 March.
14:25 On the northern entrance to Mykolaiv in a multi-storey building at 97B Heroes of Ukraine Avenue, there are positions of the AFU. Man-portable air defence systems are on the roof of the building.
13:54 Information from local residents: A few days ago, a terrorist group called “Dzhokhar Dudaev’s battalion” broke into villages near Ugledar (still under Ukrainian control), posing as Russian units. These brutes entered under the Russian flag. They are killing civilians, looting civilians. The provocation is aimed at discrediting the Russian armed forces, but that territory, unfortunately, remains under Ukrainian control and everything that happens there is on the conscience of Kiev’s scum. Sooner or later this squad of terrorists will be defeated and they will answer for all their crimes.
13:22 Rosgvardiya fighters distribute humanitarian aid in Kupyansk in Kharkiv region.
12:58 On 8 March, humanitarian aid arrived in Mykolaiv for the city emergency hospital.
In addition to medicines there was food and clothing for 300 low-income and elderly residents. Residents of Mykolaiv are reporting that the mayor is taking away the humanitarian aid in order to sell the goods more expensively to entrepreneurs. On the instructions of Mayor Aleksandr Senkevich, the police seized all the aid and placed it in the mayor’s personal warehouses. This is the fourth humanitarian aid that Senkevich has snatched from the volunteers. This is how he makes his money – he transports the cargo to his side and then resells the goods to businessmen at an inflated price.
P.S.: The stolen goods are sold directly from the warehouses to entrepreneurs and all the money goes to Senkevich personally. In the end he tries to get as much as he can out of the city.
12:44 The 9th regiment of the DNR is mopping up the outskirts of Mariupol. The fighters are really fighting heroically, successfully penetrating the enemy defence.
12:40 Reports from the field: Skadovsk (Kherson region) was taken “according to the Crimean scenario” without a single shot being fired, the RF Armed Forces control the administration and the local police department.
11:00 In the town of Izyum, Kharkiv region, the AFU has deployed an APC-3 in the town’s residential area.
10:55 This is how the cars of civilians look like after Zelensky’s decision to hand out 20,000 machine guns to criminals and drug addicts. The owner of the car was shelled and robbed by gangs. Kiev region.
10:47 Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Vereshchuk confirms opening of new humanitarian corridors:
Energodar – Zaporizhia;
Sumy – Poltava;
Mariupol – Zaporizhia;
Volnovakha – Pokrovsk;
Izyum – Lozovaya;
Vorzel, Bucha, Borodyanka, Irpen, Gostomel – Kiev.
10:36 Ukrainian army convoy with 9K33 “Osa” SAM system destroyed in Chernihiv region.
10:18 Military correspondent Kotenok reports that by the morning of 09 March 2022, the situation in Kharkiv has changed little. The Ukran Nazis are still firing intermittent mortar and artillery fire from residential areas towards the ring road.
The multiple rocket launchers, also deployed in the courtyards of multi-storey buildings, have not yet opened fire today, as reported by sources in the city.
9:11 The Russian Defence Ministry has revealed secret documents from the Ukrainian National Guard command dated 22 January this year which confirm the Kiev regime’s covert preparations for an offensive operation in Donbass in March 2022.
7:39 Rosgvardiya fully controls Zaporizhzhya NPP in Energodar: 240 Ukrainians have laid down their arms during the operation at the plant. They also signed documents on non-participation in combat operations. They were then sent home. More than 500 weapons were found at the station.
7:28 Another direct evidence of the Ukrainian army’s use of civilian infrastructure from a representative of the Odessa administration. In the video he talks about an AFU unit in Kuchurgan, which is housed directly in the building of a village school.
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