April 15, 2024

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The United States has accused Russia of using food as a “weapon” in the conflict

The United States has accused Russia of using food as a “weapon” in the conflict

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Cover: US President Joe Biden (center), Finnish President Saul Ninisto (left) and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Anderson at the White House on May 19, 2022. Mandel NGAN / AFP

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  • Moscow announced the eviction on Thursday Five Portuguese ambassadors, In retaliation for the ten Russian ambassadors decided by Lisbon in the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The Kremlin had on Wednesday announced the expulsion of 34 French diplomats, 24 Italian ambassadors and 27 Spanish ambassadors.
  • The Russian Defense Ministry announced on Thursday that 1,730 Ukrainian soldiers were hiding in the Azovstal steel base. Like Mariupol Surrendered first on Monday. In the Luhansk region of Donbass, at least a dozen people were killed and forty wounded. Siverodonetsk.
  • Russia has announced that it wants to sever ties with Ukraine Its Zaporizhia nuclear power plantThe largest in Europe, occupied by the Russian military, unless kyiv pays Moscow for the electricity it produces.
  • The Ukrainian state prosecutor’s office on Thursday demanded a life sentence – the maximum sentence. The first Russian soldier attempted war crimes in Kiev. Vadim Sichimarine, a 21-year-old unlicensed officer, is accused of shooting a civilian in late February.
  • Joe Biden hosted in Washington today. Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Anderson and Finnish President Saul NinistoThe two countries must once again demonstrate their enthusiastic support for joining the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
  • Thursday evening, the U.S. Congress ratified $ 40 billion (.7 37.7 billion) in aid to Ukraine. Within this envelope, six billion dollars will help Ukraine equip itself with armored vehicles and strengthen its anti-aircraft defenses.
  • German Chancellor Olaf Scholes Ukraine said it was not in favor of granting A “Shortcut” Aiming to join the European Union, a “Six countries in the Western Balkans need to be fair” Those who have long wanted.
  • G7’s big money makers The meeting in Germany sought to stabilize Ukraine’s financial situation and assess the consequences of the war on the world economy: inflation, especially in the face of rising energy prices, threats of a food crisis, and high debt in many developing countries.
  • Former German Chancellor Heckhard SchrderA former leader who is close to Vladimir Putin and holds a number of mandates in Russian companies, he lost part of his benefits when he informed the Bundestag’s budget committee of the German parliament, including the allocation of offices.
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Read our articles, analyzes and reports on the war in Ukraine

Encryptions. Russia expels 34 French ambassadors amid stalemate in talks between Putin and Macron

Description. Six months of pushing Finland and Sweden into NATO’s hands

Analysis. Turkey is cashing in on its support for Sweden and Finland, candidates to join NATO

Description. GPA: Improclio after Ukrainian surrogate mothers were born in France.

Description. Military aid: EU “will not destabilize Ukraine”

Description. In Russia, military offices were attacked by Molotov cocktails

Description. Rain of fire bombs on the Azovstal factory was banned

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