Washington announces sending more weapons to kyiv within 24 hours and asks that Putin not be invited to the next G-20 summit. Moscow attacks the United States and its allies with “neocolonial repression” and “prevents” a political solution to the conflict with its support for Ukraine. All this time in Ukraine, we continue to fight and die. The situation is particularly dangerous in Mariupol, where soldiers and civilians are fortified in the Azovstal steelworks, and in Donbass. In this context, Ukrainian President Zelensky asserts that “the risk of skipping negotiations with Russia is very high”.
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04.25 kyiv: Rejection of attacks on Donetsk and Lugansk
Ukrainian forces repelled 14 attacks in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. . has been reported Independent Kyiv. According to the Armed Forces of Ukraine, “Russia lost 11 tanks, 7 artillery pieces, 27 warships, combat vehicles and 14 other vehicles in Donetsk and Lugansk states.”
Rain of fire from the Ukrainian sky: this is how Russian Su-25s fly at low altitudes in the Donbass
03:50 Moscow: We will continue to honor contracts
In an interview with Xinhua, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Russia intends to continue to fairly meet its obligations under international contracts related to the export of food, fertilizers, resources energy and other products. “Russia, as a responsible player in the global market, intends to continue to fairly fulfill its obligations under international contracts,” he said.
03/25 Six Russian businessmen died in what appears to be a suicide
At least six Russian businessmen have died in apparent suicide in the past three months, some of whom are believed to have killed family members before taking their own lives. CNN reported that four of the six deaths were linked to Gazprom or one of its subsidiaries.
03.02 Lavrov: “Military operation against the oppression of the West”
The Russian special military operation in Ukraine contributes to the liberation of the world from the neocolonial oppression of the West. This was stated by Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov in an interview with Chinese news agency Xinhua taken by TASS.
02.53 Lavrov: More than a million people displaced from Ukraine to Russia
More than a million people have been evacuated from Ukraine to Russia since February 24. Lavrov told Xinhua. The figure includes 120,000 foreigners and evacuees from the Russian-backed breakaway regions of Ukraine, Donetsk and Luhansk.
02.38 Lavrov: “NATO support for Kyiv prevents reaching a political agreement”
“NATO’s support for Ukraine prevents reaching a political agreement to end the conflict”. This was told by Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov to Xinhua. The head of diplomacy in Moscow reiterated that if the United States and NATO were “really” interested in resolving the Ukrainian crisis, “they should stop sending weapons” to kyiv. “By publicly expressing their support for the kyiv regime, NATO countries are doing all they can to prevent the process from ending in political agreements,” he added.
Russia, rehearsal of the May 9 parade: a parade of military vehicles and heavy weapons in Moscow
02.16 Lavrov: Ukrainians threaten navigation in the Black Sea
In an interview with Xinhua, Lavrov said that mines laid by Ukrainian forces cross the Black Sea and pose a threat to the shipping infrastructure and ports of Black Sea countries.
01.40 The mother of the American entrepreneur is killed: “He wanted to do the right thing.”
“He made us proud, he wanted to do the right thing.” So said Rebecca Cabrera, mother of Willie Joseph Kansel, the first American entrepreneur killed in Ukraine. “He made us proud that he did what his heart thought was right. He was a hero and he did the right thing,” Cabrera told CNN, recounting how the boy tried to stay in touch with his family as much as possible.
01.27 Thanks to Zelensky for the return of diplomats to kyiv
The Ukrainian President thanked the countries that have resumed diplomatic work in Kyiv. “UK Ambassador to Ukraine Melinda Simmons is back in Kyiv today,” Zelensky said in her evening speech. “27 foreign diplomatic missions are currently operating in the capital. This is a very important gesture of support for Ukraine, for which we are all grateful,” he added. “Such gestures, along with strong defensive, financial and political support from the free world, mean that the need to end the war is becoming ever more evident for Russia. The defeat of the occupiers changes nothing,” he said.
00:43 Today meeting Macron and Zelensky
The meeting will take place today between French President Emmanuel Macron and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, tentatively scheduled for Friday. So said French TV presenter BFMTv, citing a source at the Elysée Palace.
00.05 The anti-aircraft warning system was interrupted in Kyiv
The anti-aircraft siren alarm stopped in Kyiv and many other Ukrainian cities. “In some regions, the alarm has passed. Including in Kyiv and Lviv,” wrote Yulia Mendel, a former spokeswoman for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, who reported that sirens were sounding in the capital. “We are waiting to see if our defense has faced all the threats,” added Mendel.