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The European Union has approved a ban on Russian coal. As part of the fifth embargo against Moscow, European Union (EU) representatives on Thursday decided to impose a ban on Russian coal and close European ports for Russian ships. This set “Very substantial” Bans exports to Russia, especially high-tech goods, up to ten billion euros, and new sanctions against Russian banks. This is the first time Europeans have attacked the Russian energy sector. The ban will take effect in early August, 120 days after the new package was published in the EU’s official journal on Friday.
Russia has been suspended from the UN Human Rights Council. The General Assembly of the United Nations (UN), which has 193 member states, suspended Russia from the UN Human Rights Council due to its invasion of Ukraine, which garnered 93 votes in favor of one vote, reflecting the breakdown of international unity. In the face of Moscow. Twenty-four countries voted against the suspension, which was initiated by the United States. 58 countries did not vote, but did not vote in favor of a two-thirds majority of the same vote.
Estonia to suspend Russian gas imports Russia will suspend gas imports and instead lease a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal to Finland in the fall. The Estonian government, which says it wants to buy 1 terawatt hourly supply, has not set a date to end gas imports from Russia.
At least “5,000” civilians were killed in Mariupol. The “New mayor” Announced by pro-Russian forces in Mariupol, Konstantin Ivashchenko announced on Thursday“About 5,000 people” He died among the civilians in this Ukrainian city, which had been besieged for weeks by the Russian military and its separatist allies. “About 60 to 70% of the houses are destroyed or partially destroyed”, Donetsk separatist leader Denis Bushil was appointed mayor of the city on Wednesday. The estimates of the Ukrainian authorities are high.
Twenty-six bodies exhumed from the ruins of Borodianka. Ukrainian prosecutor General Irina Venedikova announced that 26 bodies had been recovered by Ukrainian rescue workers from the rubble of two apartment buildings bombed in Borodianka, northwest of Q. According to her, it was “The most devastated city in the region” Of the capital, along with that” He [était] It is difficult to predict how many deaths will occur. “ Overall Borodyanka, where “Targeted at public only”. The President of Ukraine described the situation in this city “Very cruel” Than the cat.
The “last chance” for civilians to leave the country’s east. Upcoming days for citizens in eastern Ukraine “Last chance” To evacuate the area, local officials have warned. “All the free cities in the Luhansk region are under enemy fire.”Its governor, Sergei Haidai, warned on Facebook that the Russians “Were in the process of disconnecting all possible exits”. Eastern Ukraine is now the Kremlin’s top priority.
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