- Attack on grain terminals deals another blow to Ukraine’s beleaguered food-export capabilities.
- Crash of a drone allegedly controlled by Kyiv sparks fire at a large Russian refinery.
- Russia has been conducting simulated missile attacks on Estonia, escalating tensions along NATO’s northeastern border.
- Russian troops took several villages south of the key city of Severodonetsk.
Russian forces targeted at least two large North American owned grain terminal in the Ukrainian port of Mykolaiv on Wednesday, as part of what Kyiv and Western governments say is a campaign to degrade Ukraine’s ability to export food.
The strikes came as a major Russian oil-and-gas refinery close to the Ukrainian border was set ablaze after a drone, allegedly controlled by Kyiv’s forces, crashed into it Wednesday morning, according to the plant’s management.