October 1, 2022

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War in Ukraine: Russia accuses Kiev of bombing a Russian village

22:56

Donald Trump recalls ‘threatening’ Vladimir Putin

Media President Rupert Murdoch asked. Launcher of his new channel “TalkTV” Through an interview with the former US President, Donald Trump provoked his former President Vladimir Putin. In the interview, he promised to threaten the Kremlin leader “as if no one had threatened him before” when he was in power, without further mentioning the possibility of an invasion of Ukraine.

22:32

Dart bombs, the new war weapon used in Botswana?

According to witnesses, the Russian military He would have used this type of weapon, Very dangerous in urban areas. According to the Guardian, the objects were found embedded in the bodies’ heads and chests, which contained photographs of darts reviewed by independent weapons experts.

21:58

Lavrov warns of the real danger of World War III

21:53

Russia has accused Kyiv of bombing a village on the border with Ukraine

The village of Zhuravlyovka “was the object of firing (…). The presence of injured civilians is already clear. For now, there are two of them: a man with a wound in the hand and a woman with a wound in the neck, ”wrote Vyacheslav Gladkov, governor of the Russian region of Belgorod on the border with Ukraine. Russia has repeatedly accused Ukrainian forces of striking on Russian soil, including two villages in the Belgorod region and one village in the Bryansk region in mid-April.

21:14

Russia accuses Ukraine of blocking civilian exits from Azovstal

The Russian Defense Ministry assured that “the Kiev authorities have once again humiliated this humanitarian operation,” accusing the Ukrainian regime of “blatant disregard” for the fate of its citizens. The day before, Russian forces had promised to “unilaterally stop hostilities” and ensure that civilians exited “in the direction of their choice,” according to a ministry statement released on Monday. But in the evening, the Russian military said at 5 pm GMT that “no one has yet used the proposed humanitarian corridor.”

20:55

20:17

Former President Schrder is being pressured to leave the party

Pressure mounted on Monday within the German Social Democrats to exclude former President Heart Schrder, who, despite an invasion of Ukraine, did not deny ties with Vladimir Putin.

Saskia Esken, the current co-chair of the Social Democratic Party (SPD), lamented, “He makes his money for Russian state-owned enterprises. Chairman of the Board.

20:08

Pitan and Macron spoke on the phone

The US president praised the re-election of his French president and used a phone call to discuss the war in Ukraine. Elysée said the “question of pressure on Russia to hold talks and security guarantees” was at the center of the debate.

19:19

Grenade attack on the Ministry of Public Security in Transnistria

Several bombs exploded at the headquarters of the Ministry of Public Security in Traspole, the capital of Transnistria, on Monday, after a grenade attack that left no injuries, according to local police in the Russian-backed separatist region of Moldova.

On the border with Ukraine, following the fall of the Soviet Union, Transnistria seceded from Moldova after a brief civil war.

18:54

kyiv and Paris discussed new sanctions

The Ukrainian Foreign Minister invited his French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian to pay tribute to the victory of Emmanuel Macron and to discuss the war in Ukraine. “My French envoy said that France’s support for Ukraine would be further strengthened,” he said, noting the new discussions on sanctions against Russia in particular.

18:08

Putin says Russia’s economy is ‘stabilizing’

Speaking at a government meeting on economic questions after the sanctions hit Russia, the Kremlin leader said:

18:02

London to supply anti-aircraft missiles to Ukraine

The UK will supply Ukraine with a “small number” of Stormer anti-aircraft missile armored vehicles. “These Stormer vehicles will provide short-range anti-aircraft capabilities to Ukrainian forces day and night,” British Defense Minister Ben Wallace announced Monday.

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17:49

Joe Biden announced today that he will be speaking with Emmanuel Macron

“I tried to approach him last night. I had his team. He was happy at the Eiffel Tower. I’m going to talk to him today,” he said, adding that he “looked forward to continuing our close cooperation on Sunday, especially to support Ukraine.”

17:19

Greenpeace blocks a Russian tanker for several hours

Greenpeace activists were finally chained for several hours in a Russian tanker in the Oslo Fjord on Monday. They wanted to prevent the unloading of cargo of hydrocarbons that “funded Putin’s war.” The tanker Ust Luka came from the Russian city of St. Petersburg, according to the Marine Traffic website.

16:49

Point on the 61st day of the attack

Attacks continue on the strategic port of Mariupol, where Ukrainian forces are resisting as much as they can. Meanwhile, kyiv continues to press for weapons to deal with Russian attacks following a fire at a Russian fuel depot near the Ukrainian border. The point in our article.

16:29

Berlin was outraged by the expulsion of 40 German ambassadors from Russia

Russia expelled 40 German ambassadors in retaliation for a recent move in Berlin. “Not justified”The German foreign minister responded on Monday. “The 40 Russian delegates we expelled from Germany three weeks ago did not work a single day in the diplomatic service during their stay in Germany,” Annalena Barbach condemned in a statement. , The expelled German ambassadors promised “nothing to be ashamed of.”

16:08

At the UN, Russia denies war

15:54

At least five people have been killed in Russian attacks on train facilities

Russian attacks on train facilities in the Vinnitsia region of central-western Ukraine on Monday killed at least five people and injured 18 others, the local prosecutor’s office said in a statement. Abroad. Most international trains crossing the country pass through this area.

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15:26

The Pentagon has ruled that Ukraine can “win” the war against Russia

The Pentagon chief said after returning from a visit to kyiv on Monday that Ukraine could “win” the war against Russia if it had the “right equipment.” “The first thing to win is to believe that you can win. And they (the Ukrainians) are convinced that they can win, “said Lloyd Austin, the US Secretary of Defense.

15:08

The ICC prosecutor will take part in a European inquiry into crimes in Ukraine

He will take part in a joint commission of inquiry into major international crimes committed in Ukraine on March 25, set up by Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine with the support of Eurojust.

“Every effort will be made to effectively gather evidence of major international crimes committed in Ukraine and bring those responsible to justice,” Eurojust said.

14:48

Bridget Bring, New US Ambassador to Ukraine

Joe Biden announces appointment of new US ambassador to Ukraine The current ambassador to Slovakia, Bridget Pring, “spent 25 years of her life in the diplomatic corps, focusing on advancing US policy in Europe and Eurasia,” the White House said in a statement.

14:33

Russia claims to have prevented the assassination of a star compiler

Russian intelligence services (FSB) say it has arrested “members of a neo-Nazi group” who say they plan to assassinate Vladimir Solovyo, the Kremlin’s chief propagandist.

The FSB said the “murder” plot was ordered by the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU). According to the FSB, “members of this group admitted to plotting the assassination of Solovyo, after which they had to flee abroad.”

14:19

Russian airline Aeroflot lost 20% of its passengers in March

Aeroflot, the first Russian airline, announced a 20.4% drop in passenger numbers in March compared to the same period in 2021, largely due to Western sanctions on Ukraine.

The drop was 50% on international flights and 15% on domestic flights.