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LIVE – War in Ukraine: Minister Clement Beaune visits the site

LIVE – War in Ukraine: Minister Clement Beaune visits the site

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Ukrainian cereals

The transit of grain and other agricultural products through Poland, suspended for almost a week via Warsaw, officially resumed on Friday, officials said. Poland, which borders Ukraine, and other EU countries have imposed temporary restrictions on Ukrainian grain exports. Following the protests against falling prices associated with the influx of farmers.

Since the traditional export route through the Black Sea has been blocked by the Russian invasion, Ukrainian grain to foreign countries goes through the EU.

Badminton

Russians and Belarusians have yet to have a badminton match. Despite recommendations from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), badminton players from both countries have been excluded from the tournament, its World Federation (BWF) announced. “The BWF is not satisfied that there is satisfactory justification for lifting the suspension of Russian and Belarusian players and officials at this time,” the organization said in a statement.

Drone attack

The Ukrainian Air Force announced that Russia had shot down 8 of 12 Iranian-made Shahed drones overnight in Kyiv, causing no casualties.

“After a 25-day respite, the Ukrainian capital has suffered a new enemy air strike,” Kiev military administration chief Sergei Babko said in a telegram. According to preliminary data, eight drones were shot down “on approach” to the city without causing casualties or damage, he said.

Klement Buen in Ukraine

Transport Minister Clement Buen is visiting Ukraine until Sunday. The visit aims to reiterate France’s full support for Ukraine, especially in support of essential infrastructure and services.

Update on the situation

Explosion in Belgorod, NATO chief in Kyiv, Biden-Macron discussion… Here’s an update on the situation in Ukraine.

International

Counter attack

Exchanges of fire, camouflaged in nature… On the outskirts of Kew, Ukrainian soldiers prepare for a possible counterattack. We followed them.

Firing, camouflage… Ukraine’s military is preparing for a possible counterattackSource: TF1 News

Belgorod

On Thursday evening, explosions rocked across Russia’s Belgorod district, near the border with Ukraine. In question, according to the Russian military: the accidental dropping of munitions from one of its fighter jets. Two people were injured and now there is a huge crater in the city.

International

NATO

Ukraine’s allies, pressed by Volodymyr Zelenskyi to deliver more weapons and ammunition, are set to meet in Germany this Friday to coordinate military aid to Kiev.

The meeting, organized by US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin at the US base in southern Germany at Ramstein, will also be attended by NATO’s boss, who has returned from Kiev.

Belgorod

A powerful explosion in the center of the Russian city of Belgorod, located far from Ukraine, on Thursday was caused by munitions “falling” from a Russian warplane, Russian officials said.

The Defense Ministry said in a press release cited by Russian agencies that “unusual munitions fell” while the plane was flying over the city of Belgorod, adding that the incident happened at 10:15 p.m. local time. .

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Hello and welcome to TF1info to follow the news about the war in Ukraine this Friday, April 21, 2023.