"We want our region to have [Russian] military bases on a permanent basis," Rogov said.
"The permanent deployment of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in the Zaporizhzhia region would guarantee the region's security from attempts of external aggression and terror by Ukrainian nationalists," Rogov said.
"US House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith in a media interview mentioned the quantity of HIMARS and MLRS, which the US and allies will send to Ukraine. We are talking about 25-30 pieces of equipment and a big amount of munitions", head of the Ukrainian presidential office Andrei Yermak said on Telegram.
"Kalibr missiles have destroyed military infrastructure in the port of Odessa with a high-precision strike", foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said.
"Shelling was recorded from the side of the armed formations of Ukraine: 01:45 [22:45 GMT on Saturday] at the city of Krasnyi Luch, with the use of MLRS [Multiple Launch Rocket System] HIMARS (six missiles)," the LPR mission said in a statement on Telegram.
"The government expanded the list of foreign states and territories that perform unfriendly acts against Russia, Russian companies and citizens. A decree on the matter has been signed. The list includes the islands of Guernsey and Man, which supported the sanctions imposed by the United Kingdom against Russia, Russian citizens and companies," the statement read.