The situation at the front, the funeral of the Russian opposition leader Oleksiy Navalny and the increase in pensions for 10 million Ukrainians. 

This is stated in the digest of the most important and interesting news, compiled by TSN correspondent Olena Loskun. 

The situation at the front

The situation at the front remains difficult.

The occupiers are pressing along the entire contact line, and the hottest directions are Avdiivskyi and Novopavlivskyi.

Near Avdiivka, the defenders repelled several dozen enemy attacks - in the areas of Berdychi, Orlivka, Tonenke, Pervomaiske and Nevelske settlements.

It is also restless in the Lyman area.

And in the Kherson region, the Russians repeatedly tried to storm the areas of our troops on the left bank of the Dnieper - however, unsuccessfully.

At the same time, the Russians are actively intensifying their offensive on Chasiv Yar, which they consider to be the key to continuing their offensive on Kostyantynivka and the Kramatorsk-Slavic agglomeration.

Shelling of Ukraine

The occupiers launched a massive attack on Vovchansk.

Three dozen explosions rang out.

He is wounded.

In the village of Mitrofanivka, an enemy drone dropped ammunition right in the middle of the street.

A 45-year-old woman and a 47-year-old man were injured.

And the Russians targeted the village of Osinove with a guided aerial bomb.

The crossing was damaged, one person was injured.

Two wounded in the Kherson region, they are residents of Beryslav.

There, an enemy drone hit the yard of a residential building.

Another "Shakhed" destroyed a school in the village of Mykhailivka.

And in Ingulka - 17 houses were gutted by rocket systems of volley fire.

During the day, 32 private houses were damaged in the region, as well as a multi-story building in Kherson.

At night, Russia fired four S-300 missiles at Kostyantynivka in Donetsk region.

The police department, a hospital, two kindergartens, businesses and apartment buildings were targeted.

The occupiers dropped guided aerial bombs on Mykolaivka, Shcherbynivka, and Novooleksandrivka.

Three locals were injured.

Bilateral security agreement with the Netherlands

The bilateral security agreement between Ukraine and the Netherlands was signed in Kharkiv by President Volodymyr Zelenskyi and Prime Minister Mark Rutte as part of the G7 Joint Declaration on support for official Kyiv, adopted at the NATO summit in Vilnius.

The agreement specifically provides for the Netherlands to provide two billion euros in military aid this year, as well as further defense aid over the next ten years.

Similar documents have already been concluded with Great Britain, Germany, France, Denmark, Italy and Canada.

Today's agreement confirms the Netherlands' support for Ukraine's future membership in the EU and NATO.

It also contains blocks on sanctions against Russia, compensation for damages and bringing the aggressor state to justice.

Volodymyr Zelenskyi in Kharkiv

The funeral of Alexei Navalny in Moscow

Oleksiy Navalny was buried in Moscow at the Borysiv Cemetery.

Before that, he was sung in the temple.

Queues of people stretched for more than a kilometer.

Diplomats from the USA, Germany and France were spotted in the crowd.

Supporters chanted "Navalny" and "Russia will be free".

And even before the funeral, opposition publications issued recommendations on how to "safely" say goodbye to an oppositionist and not get behind bars."

Funeral of Navalny

At the same time, Putin's press secretary Peskov threatened responsibility for unauthorized actions.

Oleksiy Navalny died on February 16 in a correctional colony, his body was given to his mother only a week later. 

Pensions will increase in Ukraine

Pensions will increase in Ukraine.

This is reported in the Ministry of Social Policy.

The amount of payments will be increased by 8 percent.

That is, for approximately 322 hryvnias.

Thus, the average amount of the pension will be 5,717 hryvnias.

When making the appropriate calculations, government officials took into account, in particular, the rate of inflation and the growth of average salaries.

In general, the indexation will apply to more than 10 million citizens.

Boryspil Airport

TSN correspondents were invited to a tour of one of the airport's terminals.

Although it does not accept passengers, work here is constantly bubbling.

Every day, up to seven hundred employees, who, among other things, service a variety of equipment, come on shift.

Airports in Ukraine have stopped working since the beginning of the full-scale war.

And when flights will resume again - it is not yet known.

Although the President's Office stressed that civil aviation can revive, at least partially, if security is strengthened. 

Film Festival "Cinema for Victory"

The film "Long Day" won the "Cinema for Victory" film festival, which started in Ukraine for the first time this year.

Alan Badoev's team said that they will give a reward of 100,000 hryvnias for the treatment of military personnel.

The initiator of the event was the State Cinema of Ukraine, and the president supported it.

Films shot during the Russian-Ukrainian war were shown at the film festival.

20 documentaries were admitted to the competition program.

The jury included the American actor and director Sean Penn.

In his video message, he emphasized that "each of the paintings impressed and showed the strength, power and courage of Ukrainians."

The organizers plan to make such a festival annual.

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