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Things to remember from Wednesday 19 April

Things to remember from Wednesday 19 April

Ukraine received US Patriot air defense systems on Wednesday, kyiv reported.

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Patriot Air Defense System, in Poland, April 3, 2023. (Sebastian Konnert/dpa/AFP)

They’ve been eagerly anticipating: Kyiv has received the first US Patriot air defense systems, Ukrainian officials announced Wednesday. We summarize for you what to remember on the front of the war in Ukraine on April 19, 2023.

Ukraine received anti-aircraft defense systems

Ukraine has received the first US Patriot air defense systems and French AMX-10 light battle tanks are already on the battlefield, Ukrainian officials have announced, as Kiev prepares a large-scale counteroffensive. “Today our beautiful Ukrainian skies are becoming safer”, welcomed Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov on Twitter. These American systems, called Patriot, make it possible to fight more effectively against short-range missiles and attacks from the sky in general.

White House spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre announced that the United States will also send new military aid to Ukraine. The new ship will carry ammunition for artillery systems used by Ukraine’s military, he said.

German President smashes Putin in Warsaw

Frank-Walter Steinmeier strongly criticized the Russian autocrat during the 80th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising (Poland). He also alleged that “International law violated, borders questioned, land stolen”. He apologized for that “German Crimes” Made in Poland during World War II.

Brazil condemns “violation of territorial integrity of Ukraine”.

Brazilian President Lula on Tuesday categorically condemned Russia’s “violation of Ukraine’s territorial integrity.” “My government is securing a negotiated political solution to the conflict.”, he added. He was criticized by American critics “Echoes of Russian and Chinese Propaganda”, After receiving He blamed America “to encourage war” In Ukraine.

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Are Russian and Belarusian basketball players stripped from the Olympics?

“The FIFA Executive Committee has decided not to allow the entry of the national teams of Russia and Belarus into the pre-Olympic qualifiers”, the International Basketball Federation said. With the draw scheduled on May 1, the matches will be held from August 12 to 20.