Russian-Ukrainian War: List of important events, 229 days | Russia-Ukraine News | Whuff News

This is the situation as it happened on Monday, October 10.


  • Russia struck cities in Ukraine during rush hour on Monday morning, killing civilians and damaging infrastructure.
  • The attacks appear to be retaliation for an explosion on the Kerch Bridge, which connects Crimea with Russia, which Moscow blamed on Ukraine. Russia said it was investigating the blast that damaged the 19km (12-mile) bridge.
  • Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmygal said 11 large buildings in eight regions and the capital Kyiv were destroyed.
  • President Volodymyr Zelenskyy accused Russia of trying to wipe his country “off the face of the earth”.
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Ukraine that there would be a strong response if there were more attacks like that on the Crimean Bridge.
  • A Russian missile destroyed an apartment building in the latest attack on public infrastructure in southeastern Zaporizhzhia, Ukrainian officials said.
  • Russian troops are approaching the key eastern town of Bakhmut, a British news agency said on Monday.
  • Traffic on the vital Kerch Bridge – a supply route for Russian troops – has resumed, but the Russian transport ministry, the RIA news agency, said nearly 1,500 people and 162 cargo ships have traveled through the Kerch Strait since the explosion.
  • The foreign power supply to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant occupied by Russia has been restored, the state nuclear company of Ukraine Energoatom and the UN nuclear watchdog.

Economy, diplomacy

  • The White House of the United States said that it will continue to arm Ukraine but refused to comment directly on the explosion that damaged the Kerch Bridge.
  • The Kremlin praised OPEC+ for agreeing to cut production to counter the “disturbance” that the US has sown in the world’s energy markets.
  • Ukraine’s economy fell by about 30 percent in the first three quarters of 2022 from the same period in 2021, with poor harvest weather exacerbating the impact of the important, said the ministry of economy.
  • China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs called for a de-escalation of tensions in Ukraine after Monday’s unrest.
  • Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said that Belarus and Russia will deploy a joint military unit.
  • Putin may meet with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan this week to discuss a request by Turkey to host talks between Russia and the West in Ukraine, the Kremlin said.
  • The leaders of the Group of Seven will hold a telephone call on Tuesday with Zelenskyy of Ukraine, said the spokesperson of the British Prime Minister Liz Truss.

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