May 26, 2022

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Things to remember from Sunday, April 3rd

The weekend, which ends on Sunday, April 3, may resemble a turning point in the war in Ukraine. On the one hand, the Ukrainian authorities assured that there were all the occupied areas around Q. “Liberation from the Occupier”. On the other hand, Ukraine and its allies are panicking “Possible War Crimes” In Putza, the bodies of civilians were found in this area near Kiev.

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Russia, for its part, condemns the staging of the boulevard and denies many of the allegations against it. Francinefo summarizes the highlights of the day.

Kiev area “liberated from occupiers”

Ukraine announced on Saturday that the entire Kiev region is now “Liberation from the Occupier”Russian forces are operating a “Quick withdrawal” From the north of the country, but better “Control” From “Wide Territories” They occupy the east and the south.

With the withdrawal of Russian troops from Kiev and Chernivtsi (northern) regions, Ukrainian forces were able to recapture dozens of battle-destroyed areas: “Irfin, Putsa, Kostomal and the whole of Kiev liberated from invaders”Ukraine’s Deputy Defense Minister Kanna Maliar said. According to Ukrainian lawyer Irina Venedikova, the bodies of 410 civilians were found in the area.

kyiv condemns Russian “torture” in Boutcha, Moscow denies

Among the liberated cities is Putza, northwest of Q, where about 300 people were to be buried. “In Mass Graves”, AFP said its mayor Anatoly Fedorok. An AFP journalist saw the bodies of at least twenty men in civilian clothes there. One of them had his hands tied behind his back, next to an open Ukrainian passport lying on the ground.

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On Sunday, Ukraine blamed the Russian military “Deliberate assassination” In Bautza, a town northwest of Q, among others “Horror”. According to Volodymyr Zhelensky, the Russian leaders “murders” and The “Torture” Performed in this circle, even provoking “Genocide”.

Russia, he condemns the Ukrainian debut. The Russian Defense Ministry denied that it had done so “Violent acts” Ukrainian authorities have been accused of plotting against civilians in the area near Kiev “All published pictures and videos”.

Allies of the UN and Ukraine are wary of “potential war crimes” in Boutcha

The crimes committed in Bautista were unanimously condemned. In turn, Washington, Paris, Berlin or London have condemned it “Atrocities”Although “War Crimes” Made in this area northwest of Q.

In Geneva, the UN said it had raised the discovery of bodies in Bautista “Serious Questions About Possible War Crimes”. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said “Deep shock at pictures of civilians killed in Botswana”In the kyiv area, several bodies were found after the withdrawal of Russian troops. “Independent Inquiry Needed to Make Accounts Possible” To officials, he added in a brief statement.

More than half a million people have returned to Ukraine since February 24

The Ministry of Interior of Ukraine announced on Sunday 3 April 500,000 returned to Ukraine Since the beginning of the Russian invasion. “Last week, 144,000 people left Ukraine and 88,000 came there. In total, about 537,000 of our comrades returned to Ukraine.”He said in a statement citing data from the National Border Service.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Saturday that more than four million (4,176,401) Ukrainians had gone abroad since the conflict erupted on February 24, 38,559 more than the previous day’s score. Europe has never seen such a flood of refugees since World War II.

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