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Russia launched a “massive offensive” that left at least five dead…

Russia launched a “massive offensive” that left at least five dead…

Ukraine's parliament on Wednesday voted in first reading in favor of a controversial bill on military mobilization that would allow the army to replenish its ranks after a two-year war with Russia, deputies announced.

A total of 243 elected officials voted in favor of the document, many parliamentarians wrote on social networks that it should be at least 226. To be adopted, however, the text must still be subject to parliamentary debates, proposed amendments and a vote on second reading, a process that could take weeks.

This “massive attack” by Russia comes during the visit of the head of European diplomacy, Josef Borrell. An AFP journalist noted that Joseph Borel, who has been in Kyiv since the previous day, had to take shelter in an air raid shelter.

At least five people were killed in Ukraine on Wednesday, including four in a residential building in the capital after Russia's new “massive” airstrikes during a visit by the head of European diplomacy, Joseph Borrell.

ÔÇťAnother massive attack against our state. Six regions were targeted by the enemy,” President Volodymyr Zelensky said in a telegram.

According to the Ukrainian military

Russian missile attacks in Ukraine on Wednesday killed one person in Mykolaiv (south) and injured at least six others in Kyiv. Russia launched a missile attack on Ukraine around 4 a.m., targeting Kiev and other areas, the air force said. The end of the attack was announced just before 7 am. AFP reporters heard loud explosions in Kyiv.

Mykolayiv Mayor Oleksandr Sienkevich said one person died of serious injuries in the attack, which tore off the roofs of 20 houses and damaged gas and water pipes in the port city.

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Kyiv Mayor Vitaly Klitschko announced that six people were injured in the capital. The fire broke out in an 18-story apartment building in the city's south, where three people were hospitalized, he said.

According to the mayor of the city, this cut will continue the eruption. Two high-voltage lines were damaged on the eastern bank of the Dnieper River.

Joe Biden hit back at Donald Trump on Tuesday, accusing the Republican Party of being a “tool” to block any reform of immigration policy and any new aid to Ukraine.

The US president requested about $60 billion for Ukraine and $14 billion for Israel. He would only have them if the House of Representatives, which makes up the Senate and then Congress, voted in this direction.

US anchor Tucker Carlson, who is close to Donald Trump, scored a major blow on Tuesday when he announced that he would soon interview Vladimir Putin. “We are here to interview Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia,” the conservative star said in a video posted on X from Moscow.

Tucker Carlson is a controversial but very popular journalist in America, recently fired from Fox News Channel, very popular among conservatives. He hosted a program, rebroadcasting under the leadership of X Tucker Carlson tonight Between 2016 and 2023, the fifty-year-old became one of the most influential voices in conservative America, accused of popularizing conspiracy and racist theories.

The announcement of the interview caused a stir in the United States, where many journalists debated the fate of their American colleague. Wall Street Journal Ivan Gershkovich of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) Alsu Kurmasheva and their Russian-American colleague, both arrested and detained in Russia in 2023.

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Hello everyone. This Wednesday, February 7, the editorial staff of 20 minutes Regrouped to bring you all the information about the conflict in Ukraine. Support for Kyiv continues to inflame America. In the middle of the presidential campaign, the White House sees Donald Trump's hand in blocking the US Congress from approving a new financial package for Ukraine.