Odessa, a major Black Sea port, was hit for the third night in a row.
The termination of the Ukrainian grain agreement had no effect. In response to Moscow’s decision to consider all ships plying the Black Sea as military, Kiev decided to take similar measures. when The war is concentrated in eastern Ukraine, where Ukrainian and Russian forces are facing each other without significant progress, Franceinfo returns to the day’s highlights.
Odessa struck for the third night in a row
At least three people were killed and more than twenty injured in Russian drone and missile strikes The Ukrainian ports are Mykolaiv and OdessaOfficials said they were releasing pictures of burning or partially collapsed buildings.
According to the Ukrainian Air Force, Moscow launched a total of 38 missiles and drones at the two cities. “Unfortunately, not all missiles can be intercepted, especially the supersonic Kh-22 and Onyx missiles, which are very difficult to destroy.”, said the governor of Odessa region. The missiles, rarely launched by Moscow, have already been used during a Russian attack targeting grain terminals and port infrastructure in Odessa and Chornomorsk between Tuesday and Wednesday night, destroying around 60,000 tonnes of grain.
“Hell night for our people!”, responded the head of the Ukrainian service of emergency situations. President of Ukraine Volodymyr condemned Zelensky’s actions “Russian Terrorists” WHO “Keep trying to destroy life”. There were also these Russian attacks “for sure” UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has condemned.
In navigation in the Black Sea, Kyiv adopts the same procedure as Moscow
The Russian Defense Ministry announced on Thursday that the Ukrainian grain deal had ended “All vessels plying the waters of the Black Sea bound for Ukrainian ports shall be considered vessels carrying military cargo”.
Kyiv responded to Moscow by taking a similar decision. “All ships sailing in the waters of the Black Sea in the direction of ports of Russia and Ukrainian ports located in the territory temporarily occupied by Russia may be considered by Ukraine to be carrying military goods with all associated risks.”, the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine warned in a press release. That too “forbidden” Thursday navigation in the northeastern part of the Kerch Strait on the coast of the Black Sea and Crimea.
Paris may grant refugee status to Russian military deserters
“Russians fleeing mobilization for war in Ukraine and deserters may receive refugee status”The National Court of Asylum (CNDA) assessed in a press release because “A Russian national invited to be part of this mobilization is likely to commit war crimes directly or indirectly.”.
This doctrine, the first in France regarding deserters from the Russian army, is based on the European Directive of December 13, 2011 and the judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union on February 26, 2015.
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