August 22, 2022

Russia Update: August 22, 2022


Ireland is reopening its embassy in Kyiv.

Russia is blaming Ukraine for a Moscow car bomb that killed the daughter of a prominent pro-Putin politician.


The Biden Administration said it would not take up Ukraine’s call to stop issuing visa bans for Russians. Ukraine is still pushing the measure, with Ukraine’s Foreign Minister discussing it with his Estonian counterpart.


A seized Russian superyacht owned by a sanctioned Russian billionaire steel pipe magnate will be sold at auction.

Ukraine Sitrep

The Pentagon announced another $1 billion in military aid, including howitzers, unmanned surveillance drones, Humvees, and ammunition.

Major explosions are being reported near the Crimean city of Sevastopol, but no videos have emerged due to nighttime conditions.

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