May 28, 2024

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Before meeting Volodymyr Zelensky, the President of South Korea paid a surprise visit to Butsa

Before meeting Volodymyr Zelensky, the President of South Korea paid a surprise visit to Butsa

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol made a surprise visit to Ukraine on Saturday, July 15, during which he visited the town of Paucha, the site of a May 2022 massacre of civilians attributed to the Russian military. “The president first visited the site of the Bautza massacre near the capital Kiev and the city of Irbin, where rocket attacks were concentrated in civilian areas.”, the South Korean president said a meeting between Volodymyr Zelensky and Yoon Suk-yeol would take place later in the day. Follow our life.

Wagner militia mercenaries serve as “instructors” of the Belarusian army. Fighters from a paramilitary group have begun serving as “instructors” for Belarus’s regional security forces, Minsk announced on Friday, three weeks after Russia ended the Wagner insurgency. “Training sessions with units of regional troops take place near Asipovichi”, in the east of the country, the Belarusian Defense Ministry explained. According to him, “Wagner’s fighters act as instructors in many military units”.

The counter-attack “didn’t progress so quickly”, kyiv admits. A Ukrainian counteroffensive, met with resistance by Russian forces, “Don’t go so fast”Andriï Yermak, head of the Ukrainian presidential administration, agreed on Friday. “If we see something is not right, we say so. Nobody is going to make it up.”, he added. Ukraine will not negotiate with Russia as long as Moscow’s troops remain on Ukrainian territory, Andriï Yermak argued. “Our position is very clear. We can think about negotiations only after Russian troops leave our territory”said the officer.

Towards Renewal of the Black Sea Grain Agreement? Vladimir Putin is “all right” The Turkish president said on Friday that the agreement on grain exports will be renewed (expiring on Monday). Asked by Russian press agencies, a Kremlin spokesman did not confirm Ankara’s strongman’s statements.

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