Today, the 70th day of the war, Kiev hopes to open 4 humanitarian corridors. But last evening several cities and regions from Lviv to Transcarpathia on the Hungarian border were closed with missile rain, which was the first to strike. Six railway stations in central and western Ukraine were bombed in the evening. Meanwhile, Putin spoke by phone with Macron, asking him to “stop sending Western weapons to Kiev.” The French president asked the Russian president to stop the invasion. Putin said Moscow was “still open to dialogue” with Kiev, according to the Kremlin. But he said Ukraine was not ready for serious talks to end the conflict. “If we do not oppose the dictators, they will continue,” Joe Biden said during a visit to the Javelin anti – tank anti-missile factory in Kiev, Alabama. “Russian forces have committed a number of war crimes and the United States supports the Ukrainians in defending their country,” Biden added. Zhelensky said: “Ukraine’s goal is to restore its territorial integrity, including Crimea.” On the public at the Mariopol steel plant: “We will save all”
War Ukraine – Russia, Beyond Live: What you need to know today
06.26 Ukraine received 4.5 billion euros from international partners
Ukraine has received 4.5 billion euros in financial assistance from international partners since the start of the war. This was stated by the Prime Minister of Ukraine Denis Schmidt. Ukrinform suggests it.
06.05 Ukraine: Serious road accident, at least 27 killed
At least 27 people have been killed in a collision between a bus, a fuel truck and a car in the Rivne region of western Ukraine. The announcement was made by the Ukrainian Interior Ministry, citing local media
05.39 Australia bans 110 Russian and separatist politicians
Australia has imposed further sanctions on 76 Russian politicians and 34 ‘puppet’ government officials based in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, which have seceded from Ukraine. Australian Foreign Minister Maris Payne said today. “These individuals have violated sovereignty and territorial integrity by consolidating governmental power in parts of Ukraine without the approval of the Kiev government,” Payne said.
04.52 Blingen-Truss interview, I agree to further assistance
US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken interviewed British Secretary of State Elizabeth Truss. Foreign Ministry spokesman Nate Price made the announcement. Blinken reaffirmed his support for Ukraine: “Where – he said – the brave Ukrainian people continue to defend themselves against the brutal attacks of Putin’s war of aggression.” Blingen and Truss talked about further assistance to Kiev in both defense and humanitarian aid, and discussed the “economic consequences for those who continue to provide financial or material support to the Kremlin’s war against Ukraine.”
04.20 Media, Kremlin warns of plot against Putin
A group of senior Russian intelligence officials is reportedly plotting to oust President Vladimir Putin and end the war in Ukraine. The London-based financial newspaper Citi AM writes that “the speculation that a coup could soon ensue has been further strengthened by the heavy social media activity in Russia and Eastern Europe over the past 24 hours.” Moreover, analysts inside and outside Russia have announced that Putin will soon have all the indications that he will face a coup. The Russian president has been described as “very concerned” and has strengthened security in and around the Kremlin, a very significant sign that, according to Russian defense expert Andrei Soldatov, SEBA (European Policy Analysis Center).
03.50 Kiev: 4 humanitarian corridors for Saporizia today
Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister Irina Vareshchuk announced today that four humanitarian corridors are planned for the Ukrainian city of Saporizia “if the security situation allows”. Corridors were planned by Mariupol, Lunacharske Circle, Tokmak and Vasilyevka.
03.15 Kiev: The Russians have stolen 400 thousand tons of wheat
Ukraine’s Deputy Minister of Agriculture Taraz Vysotsky quoted the Kiev Independent as saying that Russia had stolen 400,000 tons of wheat from Ukraine’s temporarily occupied territories. According to Vysotsky, it accounts for about a third of the grain reserves in Zaporizhia, Kherson, Donetsk and Lukansk regions. The deputy minister says if the theft continues, these regions will face famine.
02.20 Borel: We will do everything we can to prevent the war from spreading
The European Union (EU) will do everything possible to prevent the spread of war in Ukraine: EU diplomat Joseph Borel told the AFP in the Panamanian capital that more sanctions are needed against Russia. “We are helping Ukraine, but not entering into militancy – it means prolonging the war, which we do not want. At the same time we are strengthening our barriers.”
By our correspondent Rosalpa Castelletti
01.50 Phone conversation between Putin and Lukashenko
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko “discussed the situation over the phone in the context of a special military operation to protect Donbass.” This was reported by the Kremlin. Rhea Novosti said this.
00.57 Zelensky, 156 Mariupol evictees are in Zaporizhzia
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky said yesterday that 156 people who had been evicted from the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol had arrived in Zaporizhia.
“Finally, we have the first conclusion of the evacuation operation from Mariupol, which we have been organizing for a long time – Zhelensky – in his last regular video-talk at the end of the day – finally these people are completely safe. But I hope there is a chance to save the rest of our people from there.
00.53 Kiev, 18 missiles fired by Russians: Eight intercepted
These are 18 cruise missiles fired by Russian forces against Ukraine in attacks on various cities on Tuesday evening. The Ukrainian armed forces report this. Ukrinform suggests it. Eight of them would have been detained. Areas of Dnipropetrovsk, Kirovohrad, Lviv, Vinnytsia, Kiev and Zakarpattia were also affected.
By Gianluca di Fio
00.43 Zhelensky: We can save everyone in the steel plant
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky says Ukrainian forces can save all the besieged people in Mariupol, including those at the Azovstal steel plant. He said in a video message that 156 people expelled from Mariupol had arrived in Saporizia yesterday. “We will continue to make every effort
Bring out all the people from Mariupol and Azovstal. This is difficult. But we need those who are there: civilians and the military. There is no day that we do not face this problem and no day that our people do nothing to solve it.
By Daniel Rainery
00.05 Ukraine’s goal is to restore its territorial integrity, including Crimea.
Ukraine’s goal is to restore its territorial integrity, including Crimea.
This was stated by the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zhelensky at a meeting of the Wall Street Journal. “We hope that Crimea will be part of Ukraine,” Zhelensky said
00.02 Kiev: Six railway stations bombed, power outage in the city of Lviv
According to UNIAN News Agency, six train stations were attacked this evening in Russian bombings in central and western Ukraine, according to a report by Alexander Kamis, head of Ukrainian Railways.
No deaths or injuries were reported among railway employees or passengers, but Kamyshin said the damage was “serious”. Explosions were reported tonight in Lviv, Dnipro, Kiev and Krovohrat. In one area of Lviv, power outages were reported, which, according to Mayor Andriy Sadovyi, also affected some medical facilities.
By Anais Ginori, Tonia Mastrobuoni
00:00 Liv, Mayor: “One injured in attack”
One person was injured in the attack on Lviv in the evening and three electrical systems were damaged. City Mayor Andrei Satovy said on Twitter
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