Private funeral held for Wagner chief Prigozhin

Wagner Group chief Yevgeny Prigozhin is laid to rest at a private funeral near St Petersburg, Russia, a week after he died in a plane crash, according to his press service.
Ukraine says its troops are advancing on the southern front near Robotyne, a day after claiming control of the southeastern village.Ukraine says one killed in Kherson by explosion caused by Russian landmine
An explosion caused by a Russian landmine in Kherson, has killed a farmer, according to the regional administration.

“In the Novopetrivka area, the farmer was driving a tractor and working on the field. The tractor ran over a mine left by the Russian army,” Kherson’s regional authorities said in a statement on the Telegram messaging app.

“Many fields of the Kherson region are mined,” Kherson’s regional authorities added and reminded people to remain safe until every spot in the region has been inspected.Wagner chief buried in private funeral: Prigozhin’s press service
Yevgeny Prigozhin, Russian mercenary Wagner’s chief, has been buried privately at a funeral near St Petersburg, according to his press service.

“Those wishing to say goodbye can visit the Porokhovskoe cemetery,” Prigozhin’s press service added in a statement on the Telegram messaging app.

The Wagner chief was killed in a plane crash near Moscow last week.Russia says second Ukrainian drone downed over Black Sea: RIA
Russian forces have downed a second Ukrainian drone over the Black Sea at around 1pm local time (10:00 GMT), the RIA news agency cited Russia’s Ministry of Defence as saying.

Earlier, the ministry said the first drone had been shot down by a military jet.Russia says the EU does not consider ‘real problems’ of people in the Western Balkans
Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, has said that the European Union “does not take the real problems and aspirations of people living in Western Balkan countries,” into consideration.

Commenting on a recent summit between the leaders of the EU, Western Balkans and Ukraine in Athens, Zakharova added, “To continue its confrontation with Russia, the EU is ready to sacrifice the Western Balkan region’s true development and security interests in violation of one of the fundamental principles of the UN Charter.”German company under investigation for aiding Russia militarily
Investigators in Germany suspect that a company there is selling electronic components used to produce Russia’s Orlan-10 drones, according to a report by the German news magazine Der Spiegel.

The Orlan drones have enabled Russia’s precise targeting of Ukrainian soldiers.

The head of the Saarbruecken-based company, identified only as Waldemar W, has been arrested, Der Spiegel reported.

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