May 24, 2022

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Live – War in Ukraine: Russia announces ceasefire in Mariupol

“I was afraid of myself as a woman”: Ukrainian women testify to their concerns during the Russian occupation

“We did not take off our clothes at night.” On BFMTV’s microphone, Antonyna, a resident of the village of Motyzhyn near Boutcha, returned to the Russian occupation. She was headhunted for 33 days at her home, with her son and husband.

“As a woman I was afraid of myself, I was afraid I would be raped,” she says.

In the neighboring village of Magari, Lena explains that “we do not know what happened” and explains her “fear” of being “raped.”

A ceasefire will be in place from 7 a.m. this Thursday at the Azovstal factory.

The ceasefire to evacuate civilians from Azovstal will begin on Thursday and last for three days. “The Russian Armed Forces will open a humanitarian corridor from the site of the Azovstal metal plant on May 5, 6 and 7 from 7 am to 5 pm (Paris time) to evacuate civilians,” the Russian Defense Ministry said.

U.S. intelligence allowed Q to kill Russian generals

The United States has informed kyiv that it has allowed the Ukrainian military to kill several Russian generals since the start of the war in Ukraine. The New York TimesCiting senior U.S. officials anonymous.

Washington provided significant information on the movements of Russian troops to Ukraine and the location of Russia’s mobile military headquarters. Other NATO member states also provided intelligence to the Ukrainian military “in real time.”

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Russia simulates nuclear missile launchers

Moscow said on Wednesday that its military was simulating the launch of nuclear-armed missiles in Russia’s Kaliningrad region as Russian forces continue their offensive in Ukraine.

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The announcement comes on the 70th day of Russian intervention in Ukraine, which has killed thousands and caused the largest refugee crisis in Europe since World War II, displacing more than 13 million people.

After sending troops to Ukraine in late February, Russian President Vladimir Putin issued subtle threats that he had a desire to maintain tactical nuclear weapons.

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Welcome to this live, dedicated Thursday, May 5, to monitoring the war in Ukraine.