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President Zelensky advances near Bagmouth

Update on the situationLe Figaro Provides an update on the latest information from journalists, Ukrainian and Russian reports, Western sources and international organizations.

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The Russian Navy says it has thwarted drone strikes in Sevastopol, leaving one dead and 25 injured in Zaporizhia, with Zelensky leading the way. Le Figaro Taking stock War in Ukraine This Wednesday, March 22, 2023.

President Zelensky visited the front near Bagmouth

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky He went to the frontline in the area on Wednesday Bagmouth, the epicenter of fighting in eastern Ukraine, its news service announced. “Donetsk region. The front positions of the Ukrainian army in the direction of Bagmouth. Be there today and decorate our heroes“, Volodymyr Zelensky, in a message on Telegram, posted a video of the trip. The trip comes as pro-Russian separatists fighting alongside the Russian military say the city is “Almost surrounded“.

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In these pictures, we see him in a hangar with no protective equipment, but with armed bodyguards handing out decorations to soldiers armed and in combat gear. “I am honored to decorate our best heroes and thank you for shaking hands and protecting our nation and sovereignty.Volodymyr Zelensky told the military.

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Ukrainian President near Baghmouth, this Wednesday, March 22. Manual / AFP

France trains Ukrainian pilots for Mirage 2000 fighter jets

French instructors Ukrainian pilots have been training for Mirage 2000 fighter jets for over a month and a half., designed by Dassault Aviation*. The decision was made before Volodymyr Zelensky’s visit to Paris on February 8. France joins US in training Ukrainian pilots on F-16s

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One person died and 25 were injured in Zaporizhia

A Russian attack on an apartment building in Zaporozhye, southern Ukraine, killed at least one person and wounded 25 others on Wednesday, the town’s mayor said.

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Unfortunately, one person who was seriously injured died in a critical condition. According to the updated information, 25 people are currently hospitalized“, Anatoly Kordeev mentioned in the telegram. President Volodymyr Zelensky blamed Moscow “Bombing the city with brutal savagery“.

China is not yetCrossed the border Supplying dangerous weapons to Russia, Blinken promises

China is not yetCrossed the borderU.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said on Wednesday that he is supplying Russia with lethal weapons. “Att We haven’t seen them cross that line todayThe US Secretary of State said in response to a question during a Senate hearing in Washington.

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For weeks, the U.S. has exerted intense diplomatic pressure on China to block the delivery of critical military equipment to Moscow, which is embroiled in the conflict in Ukraine. In mid-February, Washington announced that China was considering such an option, and there were reports of small shipments to Moscow by Chinese companies.

“Read more – Xi Jinping has offered no support to Putin

And, during a two-day visit to Russia, President Xi Jinping reiterated his point Call for peace talks A solution to the conflict in Ukraine worries Washington, which it fears will give Russia a military advantage. Xi Jinping also left Moscow on Wednesday morning.

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Moscow calls delivery of depleted uranium bombs a ‘serious’ disaster

A British official recently noted that London’s supply of depleted uranium munitions to Ukraine “Severe deteriorationconflict, the Russian diplomatic chief warned on Wednesday.

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This is a step towards further deterioration, serious deteriorationIn the conflict, Sergei Lavrov, during a press conference in Sochi, in the south of Russia, specifically mentioned the risk to people’s health and soil pollution.

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on March 9, 2023. Alexander ZemlianichenkoAlexander Zemlianichenko/Pool/AFP

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday.Russia will be forced to respondIf such delivery takes place, without providing details. Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday that the use of such bombs could have serious health consequences, citing the example of wars in Yugoslavia in the 1990s where such munitions were used.

Russian Navy foils drone attack on Sevastopol

Russia has announced thatpushed back» Drone attack on port on Wednesday Sevastopol, four days after Vladimir Putin visited the city on the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea annexed by Moscow. “All three planes were shot downRussian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu pointed out that two of them were destroyed by two military women. “I want these young women to be decorated and given a reward for destroying the enemy (drones).“, he added.

Not long ago, local governor Mikhail Rasvozhayev, who was installed by Russia, said, “Black Sea Fleet repulses surface drone attack on Sevastopol“. No casualties were reported in this attack andThe situation is under control“, he assured in the telegram, adding that the explosions broke the windows of neighboring buildings. These buildings include a cultural center “.Moscow Palace», is located next to the port and is the most popular in the city. “They attempted to enter our bay, and our sailors fired at them with small arms. Air defenses also workedAdded by Mikhail Rasvozhaev.

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Recovery and reconstruction of Ukraine will require 411 billion dollars

Ukraine will need $411 billion for its recovery and reconstruction after the first year of the conflict triggered by the Russian invasion, which began on February 24, 2022, according to an estimate released by the World Bank (WB) on Wednesday, according to the UN. The European Union and the Ukrainian government. As the fighting continues, these organizations and companies anticipate an immediate need of $14 billion starting this year,”Important and priority investmentsStart rebuilding.

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