May 30, 2024

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Direct – War in Ukraine: 198 civilians have been killed since the beginning of the Russian invasion

Ukraine: 198 civilians have been killed since the start of the Russian invasion

Ukraine’s health minister said on Saturday that 198 civilians, including three children, had been killed and more than 1,000 wounded since Russia’s invasion began three days ago.

“Unfortunately, according to operational data, 198 people, including three children, died at the hands of the invaders and 1,115 people were injured, including 33 children,” Minister Victor Liashko said on Facebook.

List of EU sanctions against Russia

The European Union (EU) has added Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to its list of Russian officials targeted by sanctions. The decision was adopted at a meeting of EU foreign ministers on Friday, which agreed to approve the sanctions package, which was approved by the heads of state and government of 27 countries on Thursday evening.

List of these restrictions, An unprecedented challenge by the European Union, whose diplomatic leader Joseph Borel plans to severely restrict Russia’s access to European capital markets. The EU will reduce Russia’s access to “critical technologies” that would result in the loss of electronic components and software.

In particular, it includes a ban on the export of aircraft, parts and equipment to Russia for the aerospace and aerospace industries, as well as refining technologies for the oil industry. In addition, dozens of Russian officials are now detained as non-individuals and their assets in the EU.

Additional sanctions will be imposed on Belarus, which has been accused of involvement in Russian activities. Three Eastern EU countries – Poland, the Czech Republic and Bulgaria – announced on Friday that they would close their airspace to Russian companies.

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War in Ukraine: Where is the Russian offensive?

The Russian military continues to advance on Ukrainian territory, trying to destroy all military infrastructure along its path. On the outskirts of Kiev, the Russian army was able to capture the airport and try to advance on the capital.

Emmanuel Macron will convene the Security Council at 5 p.m.

President Emmanuel Macron convenes a Security Council on the “situation in Ukraine” at 5 p.m.

As soon as the agricultural exhibition opened, the head of state immediately returned to the Elysee Palace, where he promised to establish a “resistance program” for agricultural organizations to deal with the lasting effects of the war in Ukraine, especially the economy.

Scenes of panic at the Battle of Kiev, from which the crowd tries to leave the capital

Video footage taken at a station platform in Kiev shows a crowd trying to board a train to leave the capital, where Ukrainian and Russian troops have been fighting for hours.

Ukraine: A residential building hit by a missile in Kiev

A large residential building in Kiev was hit hard by a missile, the state service for emergency situations said Saturday, which could not provide information on potential victims in the immediate future.

An independent journalist from the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, told BFMTV that a Russian plane had “crashed into a residential building.” “We are still waiting to see if they are dead or injured.”

The missile struck the building between the 18th and 21st floors, and the Ukrainian service said it was “trying” to evacuate. Russia recently announced that it had launched cruise missiles on the third day of its invasion of Ukraine.

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Emmanuel Macron says Ukraine war will “last” and “have consequences” in France

“This war was unilaterally elected by President Putin.

With sanctions against Russia, he explained, “there will be consequences and consequences for our exports,” adding that the war “will not be without consequences for energy costs, food and livestock …”. He announced that a resilience plan was being developed to overcome this.

“If I have to give you a hope this morning, this crisis will continue, this war will continue, and all the crises that will follow will have lasting consequences, so we must be prepared for that,” he said. And “we will be” to help farmers.

The President of Ukraine has stated that his allies are sending weapons to Ukraine.

After talks with French President Emmanuel Macron, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Gelensky said on Saturday that Ukraine’s Western partners would supply new weapons and equipment to Ukraine.

“A new day has begun in the diplomatic front with a conversation with Emmanuel Macron. Weapons and equipment from our partners are going to Ukraine. The anti-war alliance is working,” he wrote on Twitter.

“The war is coming back to Europe,” Emmanuel Macron announced at an agricultural exhibition

“The war is returning to Europe, and today we see each other in a serious, unprecedented and historical context, which is why I do not have a planned agenda,” President Emmanuel Macron began this Saturday from an agricultural exhibition.

Due to the situation in Ukraine, he canceled the traditional wandering in this room. The Prime Minister and the Minister of Agriculture and Food will be present on the day of inauguration.

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Ukrainian President Zhelensky called on the people not to lay down their arms and to defend Kiev

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Saturday called on Ukrainians not to lay down their arms and to defend the capital, Kiev, two days after the start of the Russian invasion with troops from Moscow.

“I’m here, we are not going to lay down our arms, we are going to defend our country,” Volodymyr Zhelensky said in a video address on Facebook this morning.

Russians and Ukrainians clash in the capital Kiev

Two days after the invasion of the country by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ukrainian troops and Russian forces clashed in Kiev on Saturday morning to control the Ukrainian capital.

The fighting took place on Victory Avenue, one of the main arteries of the Ukrainian capital, just hours after a dramatic call for mobilization by President Volodymyr Zhelensky.

“In Kiev, fierce fighting continues. The Ukrainian military is pushing back the Russian saboteurs,” the Ukrainian Special Communications Service said on Saturday, 03:30 GMT. On Facebook, the Ukrainian military said it had for its part destroyed a column of five Russian military vehicles, including a tank, near the Peresteska metro station on Victory Avenue, northwest of the capital.

At 00:30 GMT, Ukraine’s special communications service said Russian forces were trying to attack a power plant in the Trojshina district northeast of Kiev.