Russia–Ukraine battle: record of main occasions, day 770


These are the important thing developments because the battle enters its 770th day.

That is the scenario as of Thursday, April 4, 2024.


  • Kharkiv regional governor Oleh Sinyhubov mentioned three emergency employees have been killed within the Russian assault on Ukraine's second-largest metropolis. The trio went to assist after some residential buildings have been attacked by Russian drones and have been caught in one other Russian assault. Sinihubov mentioned there have been a complete of 4 assaults within the metropolis.
  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky mentioned Russia launched greater than 3,000 guided aerial bombs, 600 drones and 400 missiles on Ukraine in March because it stepped up a marketing campaign of long-range air strikes on the nation's vitality infrastructure.
  • Ukraine's air pressure mentioned it shot down all 4 drones utilized by Russia in assaults on the central areas of Kirovohrad, Cherkasy, Khmelnitsky and Zhytomyr. The assault precipitated a fireplace in Kirovohrad, however no different harm or accidents have been reported.

  • Zelensky mentioned he believed Russia was “making ready to mobilize 300,000 navy personnel by June 1”, however supplied no proof. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov mentioned the declare was false.
  • Russia's Protection Ministry mentioned greater than 100,000 individuals have been conscripted for navy service within the Russian armed forces thus far this yr, 16,000 of them within the 10 days after the assault on Krokus Metropolis Corridor. ISIL has claimed accountability for the March 22 assault.

politics and diplomacy

  • France denied Russian claims that it expressed a need to carry talks on Ukraine or talk about potential peace talks when the 2 nations' protection ministers spoke on Wednesday.
  • Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida mentioned throughout a cellphone name with Zelensky that his nation's assist for Ukraine is unwavering.
Finnish President Alexander Stubb meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kiev.  Zelensky is welcoming him and they are shaking hands.  Behind them is the flag of Ukraine.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, proper, welcomes Finnish President Alexander Stubb to Kiev (Ukrainian Presidential Press Service by way of AFP)
  • Russian Overseas Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova mentioned Moscow considers South Korea's determination to impose sanctions on Russian people and entities as “unfriendly” and can reply. South Korea imposed sanctions towards two Russian ships it says have been carrying navy cargo to North Korea. It has additionally imposed sanctions on individuals it says have hyperlinks to Pyongyang's nuclear and missile packages.
  • Germany mentioned it detained the Atlantic Navigator II, a cargo ship coming from Russia that had made an unscheduled cease on the German port of Rostock. Customs mentioned it was investigating the ship carrying 251 containers of birch wooden on suspicion of violating EU sanctions towards Russia.


  • Whereas visiting Kiev, Finnish President Alexander Stubb signed a 10-year safety settlement with Ukraine. Stubb mentioned Finland would additionally ship 188 million euros ($203m) in further navy help, together with air defenses and heavy-caliber ammunition.
  • NATO international ministers assembly for a two-day summit in Brussels agreed to start planning navy assist for Ukraine on a long-term foundation. The proposal to ascertain a $107 billion, five-year fund acquired blended reactions.
  • Ukraine's Overseas Minister Dmytro Kuleba mentioned the nation's Western allies weren’t offering sufficient air protection to guard Ukraine from Russian air assaults. Kuleba mentioned he would press NATO members for a 5-7 Patriot system throughout the Brussels summit.

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