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700 Russian prisoners
Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Irina Vereshuk indicated that Russia is holding 1,000 civilians and 700 prisoners of the Ukrainian army. There are about 700 Russian soldiers in Ukraine’s prisons.
Between the National Assembly and Russia an embarrassing friendship
Embarrassed by her connections, and the ties of her party’s elected officials, to the Russian government, presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has sought since the start of the attack on Ukraine to reduce these connections with Moscow. Our story.
The downing of a Ukrainian military transport plane in the Odessa region
In the Odessa region of southern Ukraine, “Russian anti-aircraft defense shot down a Ukrainian military transport plane and delivered a large batch of weapons supplied by Ukraine to Western countries,” according to the Russian Defense Ministry.
Zelensky calls on the world to “prepare” for a possible Russian nuclear attack
The Ukrainian president called on the world to “prepare” for the possibility of Russia using its nuclear weapons, during an interview with several Ukrainian media outlets.
We should not wait for Russia to decide to use its nuclear weapons. We have to prepare for this.”
We need “drugs (against radiation) and shelters from air raids,” he said. We have to talk to them, sign treaties, and hang out economically. I’m sure (the Russians) can use any weapon. »
The day before, Volodymyr Zelensky had already judged that “the whole world” should be “worried” about the danger of Vladimir Putin, besieged by his military setbacks in Ukraine, resorting to a tactical nuclear weapon.
Invictus Games: Applause for the Ukrainian team
During a touching ceremony, Britain’s Prince Harry opened the Invictus Games, games dedicated to wounded soldiers, and paid tribute to the bravery of the Ukrainian team based in the Netherlands.
Harry arrived in The Hague on Friday with his wife Meghan, in their first public appearance since they decided to step down from the royal family two and a half years ago.
“Your courage and choice to come here cannot be overstated,” the prince told the Ukrainian team from a boom-shaped podium. Megan, who appeared on stage, also expressed her support for the Ukrainian team. “Slava Ukrainian! (Glory to Ukraine!) she said.
Video about the survivors of “Moskva”: information or INTOX?
The Russian Defense Ministry broadcast a video clip showing a meeting between the head of the navy and the survivors of the “Moskva” ship that sank in the Black Sea.
In this video of about thirty seconds, we see a few dozen men in sailor uniforms lined up in front of the captain of the navy, Nikolai Yevminov. The broadcast came at a time when many experts and netizens were wondering about the fate of the Moskva crew.
Russian general buried in Saint Petersburg
General Vladimir Frolov, deputy commander of the Eighth Army who was killed in Ukraine, was buried in Saint Petersburg.
The plane chartered by Moscow took off from Roissy
A private plane chartered by Moscow has taken off from Roissy airport to bring back Russian diplomats expelled by France over the war in Ukraine, according to an airport source.
Zelensky: “Elimination” of the last Ukrainian soldiers in Mariupol “will put an end to all negotiations”
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warned that the “liquidation” of the last Ukrainian soldiers in the coastal city of Mariupol, which is besieged by Russian forces, “will put an end to any peace negotiations” with Moscow. In an interview with the news site Ukraïnska Pravda, he warned that the two sides would find themselves in a “stalemate”.
In terms of casualties, Zelensky accuses “Mariopol, could be ten times Borodinka,” a small Ukrainian town near Kyiv that was destroyed after being bombed and was the scene of alleged abuses during its occupation by Russian soldiers. “The greater the population of Borodinka, the more difficult it is to ‘negotiate’, as the president asserts. Talks between the belligerents faltered for several days.
“Russia wants to destroy the Ukrainian state and all forms of resistance within it.”
Our military specialist Pierre Servent is planning an attack on an unprecedented scale in the Donbass. A way to take control of the east of the country and engage, in the long run, in the “state eradication” of Ukraine. our meeting.
More than 40,000 Ukrainians have fled their country in the past 24 hours
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) lists exactly 4,836,445 Ukrainians who have fled their country since the Russian invasion on February 24, 40,200 more than on Friday.
According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), some 215,000 third-country nationals – mostly students and migrant workers – have fled to neighboring countries, which means that more than 5 million people have fled the country. Ukraine since the beginning of the war.
A refinery in eastern Ukraine was bombed
Russian forces bombed an oil refinery in Lyschansk, near the front line in eastern Ukraine. “In the morning, they bombed the oil refinery, a fire broke out (…) and the extinction continues at the moment,” said the Ukrainian governor of the Lugansk region, Sergei Goday, via his Telegram channel. “The Russians are systematically targeting it to exhaust the rescuers. There is no fuel there. Only hydrocarbon remains are burning,” he adds. our article.
The Russians “persona non grata” take off to Roissy
On the tarmac in Roissy, 137 passengers, “persona non grata” with their families and loved ones, boarded the plane this afternoon, which was scheduled to take off immediately afterwards.
An aircraft for this purpose was chartered by the Russians (see below).
Earlier this month, France announced the expulsion of 41 Russian diplomats, it said, involved in spying activities under the cover of their embassy, considering that the punishment came within the framework of a “European approach.” our article.
L’Occitane closes its stores in Russia
So far, the French cosmetics brand L’Occitane intends to keep its stores in Russia open ” Protect “ 700 employees on site. But on Friday it revised its positions as calls for a boycott multiplied. L’Occitane closes its stores and website in Russia. In 2020, the Russian market accounted for nearly 60 million euros of the company’s turnover, according to Le Monde newspaper.
Bridges have been destroyed to make help difficult
According to the British intelligence service, the Ukrainian infrastructure was deliberately destroyed, according to Der Spiegel magazine. The delivery of humanitarian aid and the movement of emergency vehicles are becoming increasingly difficult. This is particularly the case in the north of the country where Russian forces have withdrawn by destroying bridges and scattering mines. In the city of Chernihiv, for example, there is now only one pedestrian bridge over the river. All others were destroyed.
The Paris – Saint Petersburg flight… takes approximately 9 hours
After the 8:36 flight, a Russian government plane arrived in Paris to transport Russian diplomats expelled by France. The plane took a very northern route past the Nordic countries to avoid European countries, as evidenced by Flight Radar.
In kyiv, shy’s return to a slightly more normal life
After 52 days of war, the people of Kyiv are taking advantage of the first radiant day of spring to allow themselves an almost normal life. Among the things you can do now in the city: deliver a meal, go to the hairdresser, ride the metro, rent a bike. However, schools, universities, and most restaurants and sports facilities remain closed. And the city’s mayor, Vitali Klitschko, is urging evacuees from Kyiv not to return to the city.
Ukraine’s richest man pledges to rebuild Mariupol
Rinat Akhmetov, the richest man in Ukraine, vows to rebuild the besieged city of Mariupol. Mariupol is a world tragedy and an example of heroism. For me, Mariupol was and always will be a Ukrainian city.” He added, “I am convinced that, as the leader of the largest private company in the country, it will play a major role in the country’s post-war reconstruction.”
“The enemy is ruthless”
One person was killed in Kyiv as Russia continues to launch strikes in the capital. The mayor of the city, Vitali Klitschko, Advertise on Telegram The air defense units are trying to protect civilians, but
He adds: “The enemy is ruthless.”
In Mariupol, a mysterious rumor about the existence of a secret NATO laboratory in a factory
On social networks, Russian propaganda spreads the idea that a huge metallurgical site east of Mariupol hides a NATO biological weapons laboratory. The truth is completely different.
In Ukraine, an anti-Russian stamp collector is already
A stamp depicting a Ukrainian soldier placing the middle finger on Russia’s flagship “Moskva” ship that sank Thursday in the Black Sea has been snatched from post offices across the country, becoming a collector’s item and a symbol of “victory”. At the Central Post Office in Kyiv, hundreds of Ukrainians of all ages queued for several hours to receive the first rectangular stamp that was to be printed in a million copies.
Russian version of “Moscow Times” blocked
The newspaper said the Russian version of the “Moscow Times” had been blocked in Russia because of its coverage of the war. The founder of the newspaper said that the English service is still working with links to the Russian version Dirk Sawyer on Twitter. The daily specifies that its Russian version is still available abroad and with a VPN.
Boris Johnson banned from entering Russia
Russia has announced that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and several other top British officials are now barred from entering the country after London imposed sanctions on Moscow.
Germany will provide military aid to Ukraine
The German government announced that it wants to release more than one billion euros in military aid to Ukraine, but without specifying the purpose of these funds, while Kyiv complains about not receiving heavy weapons from Berlin. In all, all countries combined, Berlin decided to increase its international assistance in the defense sector “to 2 billion euros” within the framework of this collective budget, “the bulk of which is planned in the form of military aid for Ukraine, a government spokeswoman said.