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Italy preparing the next tranche of military aid to Ukraine that, like previous ones, will not be publicly disclosed. Possible shipments of MLRS platforms, FH70 and M109 155mm artillery, and armored infantry vehicles.
Trump visits the coronavirus swab production line in Maine, without a mask, and the manufacturer says it will now have to throw away the day’s output.
We went to Kharkiv today. It is grim beyond belief. Ukraine’s second largest city is being pulverized by Russian air strikes that have gutted its historical downtown.
Probably Ukraine’s most significant counter-offensive success so far: retaking the city of Trostyanets yesterday and unblocking the resupply road from the besieged regional capital Sumy to Poltava. That leaves only one regional capital, Chernihiv, encircled. (📷 via Sumy Gov.)