Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Volodymyr Zelensky welcomes appointment of “strong and principled leader” Mark Rudd as head of NATO.


Update on Tuesday, June 25 at 10:30 p.m.

The EU officially opened accession talks with Ukraine on Tuesday in LuxembourgA condition described as“History” In both Kiev and Brussels. Russia has tried by all means to block this accession process, which promises to be long and arduous, leading to the anchoring of this former Soviet republic in Europe.

“Historic Moment” Charles Michel, President of the European Council, “Historic Day” To Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky… There is no shortage of hyperbole to greet this opening of negotiations. In Ukraine, “90% people support us, we will make reforms” The need was assured by Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Olga Stepanishina during a speech to twenty-seven ministers.

The International Criminal Court (ICC) announced on Tuesday that it had issued an arrest warrant Against Russian Chief of Staff Valery Gerasimov and former Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. They are both accused of directing attacks against civilian objects, causing great accidental harm to civilians, as well as crimes against humanity of inhumane acts.

The President of Ukraine welcomed on Tuesday “Key Result” of the International Criminal Court (ICC). On their side, Russian officials ruled “unimportant” This arrest warrant, Russian news agencies reported.

Russia has announced that it will ban the broadcasting of 81 European media outlets on its territory. including sites Monde and Agence France-Presse (AFP), in “retaliation” for the European Union’s (EU) ban on four Russian state media outlets in May. German media were also included in the list published by the Russian ministry on Tuesday GlassSpanish the world And CountryItalian television RAI and other French media such as daily liberation and LCI and CNews channels.

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Ukrainian authorities ordered the “forced” evacuation of the children and their parents on Tuesday From five villages in the Donetsk region in the east of the country. This move is worrying “Children with their parents or other legal representatives” The region’s governor said in a press release that he lives in areas near the area where fighting has intensified in recent weeks.

Prague announced the arrival in Ukraine of the first shipment of ammunition bought outside Europe As part of a Czech effort to counter a Russian invasion. The Czech Republic, a NATO and EU member state of 10.9 million people, is spearheading this international fundraising effort to buy ammunition for the Ukrainian military.

The Russian military said on Tuesday it had destroyed thirty Ukrainian drones overnight, in Belgorod and Voronezh regions, border regions of Ukraine. For its part, Ukraine said it attacked a Russian military ammunition depot in the Russian region of Voronezh, causing a massive fire at the site. According to this source, the operation was carried out by Ukrainian military intelligence forces.

The European Union on Tuesday again extended the temporary protection granted to some 4.2 million Ukrainian refugees.Until March 4, 2026. Ukrainians fleeing the war started by Russia have benefited since March 2022 from a status allowing them to stay, work and access aid in the EU.