July 7, 2022

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War in Ukraine: EU seeks solution to prevent new sanctions

17:05

Like unhealthy marijuana

The city now occupied has no water or electricity and is “unhygienic,” said Alexander Lashin, deputy mayor of Mariupol.

16:49

The European Union is considering a solution to open new barriers

Twenty-seven delegates are exploring a solution this Sunday to block the 6th set of EU sanctions against Russia, the primary measure of which we have learned from European sources is an oil embargo by the end of this year.

These new restrictions are blocked by Hungary, a landlocked country that relies on oil imports from Russia. The latter provides him with 65% of his consumption.

16:15

Zelensky visits the eastern city of Kharkiv

Zelenskiy’s chief executive, Andriy Yermak, visited Ukraine’s demolished residential buildings, noting that future buildings should be built with bomb shelters.

16:04

Poland to send artillery to Ukraine

Polish state media reports that Poland has agreed to send artillery to Ukraine. A plan to transfer 28 MiG-29 jets known to Poland to Ukrainian pilots via the United States in March failed after the White House objected. Last month, the UK planned to send Challenger 2 tanks to Poland so that Warsaw could send more T-72 tanks to Ukraine, the Russian model used by its armed forces.

15:31

For the first time since the invasion, Zhelensky leaves Kiev and meets the soldiers in front.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky visited troops in Kharkiv. This is the first time he has officially appeared outside kyiv since the Russian invasion in February. “You risk your life for all of us and for our country,” he told soldiers, adding that he offered congratulations and gifts.

15:16

New Serbia-Russia agreement on low-cost gas supply

Serbian President Alexander Vuிக்i announced on Sunday that Serbia had signed a three-year extension of a low-cost Russian gas supply agreement with Moscow.

“This is the best deal in Europe,” he said. Vuிக்i said after a telephone interview with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. With this new agreement, Serbia’s almost total dependence on Russia has been reaffirmed, especially since Moscow holds a majority stake in the Serbian National Oil and Gas Company.

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14:39

Mariupol: Russian forces steal large quantities of metal

According to Mariupol mayor’s adviser Pedro Andriyushchenko, the Russians stole metal from the occupied city of Mariupol and loaded Russian ships into the port of Mariupol for the second day in a row.

14:18

Was the Putin-Erdogan conversation scheduled for Monday?

According to the Russian news agency TASS, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish envoy Recep Tayyip Erdogan are scheduled to speak by phone on Monday. The latter said in recent hours that “Turkey hopes that the conflict in Ukraine between Moscow and Qaim will end peacefully soon.”

13:54

According to Moscow, 300 Ukrainian soldiers were killed in 24 hours

Russia says it has killed 300 Ukrainian soldiers in the past 24 hours through its defense ministry. The ministry also said that several Ukrainian military targets were attacked during the attack, including the shooting down of a Ukrainian SU-25 fighter jet by Russian security forces in Dinifro.

13:37

Russian war crimes, “discovery” for the Russian ambassador to the United Kingdom

Russia’s ambassador to the United Kingdom Andrei Kelin said in an interview with the “Sunday Morning” program that allegations of war crimes in the Ukrainian city of Pucha were a “myth.” BBC. He also denied that Russian forces were shelling civilians.

13:13

Lithuanians raise M 5m to supply war drones to Ukraine

In support of Ukraine defending itself against the Russian invasion, the Lithuanians are engaged in a public search for more than 5 million euros worth of military drones for Ukraine. During a fundraiser that ended Saturday evening in this Baltic country of 2.8 million people, the money needed to buy the Turkish Bayraktar TB2 drone was raised in three and a half days.

12:46

Wheat is another weapon of Vladimir Putin

The Kremlin’s master is using the global food crisis as a foreign power, while Russia and Ukraine account for 30% of world wheat exports. Today, it is difficult to get grain from the Ukrainian border. Exports are limited to 1 million tons of grain per month, which is six times less than normal. All explanations can be found in our article.

Reuters / Edward Kourniyenko

12:32

Russian patriot Grill says he “understands” the split in the Orthodox Church

The Russian Patriot Grill The Orthodox Church of Ukraine confirms its understanding of the decision, which announced this week that it would sever ties with Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. “We fully understand the current plight of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.The head of this church) And his pastor must act in a prudent way so as not to complicate the lives of their believers, “said Patriot Grill during a service at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow.

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AFP / Alexander Nemenov

12:21

Are hospital beds reserved for Russian soldiers in the Crimea?

According to the Kiev Independent, public access to hospitals in the Crimea was denied to free up space for Russian soldiers. Ukrainian President Zhelensky has rejected the idea of ​​using force to reclaim all territory lost by Ukraine. For the benefit of Russia since 2014, including the Crimean PeninsulaThat year was annexed by Moscow.

12:15

What is the “genocide” of the war in Ukraine?

For the first time, international legal experts and human rights experts accuse the Russian government of violating several articles of the United Nations Convention on Genocide. To achieve this conclusion, the authors first point to Russia’s desire to “deny the existence of the Ukrainian nation and identity.” All explanations can be found in our article.

LP / Philippe de Poulpiquet

12:02

Lyman: Moscow pays tribute to the “courage and bravery” of the Russian army

General Alexandre Lapin, commander of Russia’s Central Military District, pays tribute to the “courage and bravery” of Russian soldiers who took part in the capture of Lyman this Sunday, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement.

11:48

Ukrainian “important arsenal” destroyed by Russian forces

In a statement issued on Sunday morning, the Russian Defense Ministry confirmed that the Russian army had destroyed a “significant long-range high-precision missile” of the Ukrainian armed forces’ arsenal in the southeastern Dnipropetrovsk region. Country. The missiles targeted the Ukrainian air defense system near Mykolayevka in the Donetsk region, a radar station in the Kharkiv region and five ammunition depots near Severodonetsk in the last 24 hours.

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Is Russia weakened by international sanctions?

The British Defense Ministry said on Sunday that Moscow’s willingness to stop the siege of Ukrainian ports if international sanctions against Russia were reduced “highlights the sanctions imposed on the Russian regime.”

10:52

The Russians attacked the province of Sumi near the Russian border

Ukrainian Armed Forces This Sunday, the Russians opened fire in the direction of the village of Poyoro-Lesachi near the Russian border in the Sumi region, although no casualties were reported, while 20 explosions were reported.

10:32

3D engineering in the Ukrainian traditional service

As Ukraine sees its cities ravaged one after another by Russian bombings for more than three months, Ukrainian cultural services are trying to preserve their memory with sophisticated technology and 3D scans. So, Emmanuel Durand, a French engineer who specializes in 3D data acquisition, brings his expertise to the Kharkiv region, where about 500 buildings are listed as of historical interest.

10:13

Six people were killed in a shelling attack in Chevroletonetsk

“Six people are dead tonight,” the district mayor of Severodonetsk announced on Sunday morning on BFMTV.

09:45

30,150 Russian soldiers have been killed since the beginning of the conflict in Ukraine

Russia has lost 30,150 troops in Ukraine since February 24 and the start of the conflict, Ukrainian civil servants announced Sunday, with Russia losing 1,338 tanks, 3,270 armored vehicles, 2,240 vehicles and fuel tanks, 631 artillery pieces, 203 and more. Rocket launchers, 93 air defense systems, 174 helicopters, 207 aircraft, 504 drones and 13 boats.

09:15

Arms supply: Promises not fulfilled by Germany

According to several German media including The world, Germany has reportedly not supplied almost any weapons to Ukraine in the past nine weeks. According to the German newspaper, Ukraine has received only two weapons from Germany since March, and President Olaf Scholes has so far refused to supply German tanks and armored personnel carriers.