Conditions on the ground, international reactions, sanctions: the goal of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
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10:05 am – Ukraine: “A nonsense of war in the 21st century”
“War Nonsense in the 21st Century”Ukrainians at the UN accuse the secretary-general of abuse during a visit to Borodianka, one of Q’s suburbs, on Thursday when the Russians occupied the area in March.
Antonio Guterres, who is making his first visit to Ukraine since the start of the Russian invasion on February 24, made the statements to reporters in front of ruined houses with Ukrainian soldiers and local government officials. “Now I imagine my family living in one of the demolished and blackened houses.”He told reporters. “I see my granddaughters running in panic. War in the 21st century is nonsense. No war in the 21st century is acceptable.He added.
6:03 a.m. – Belgium ready to make 60 rehabilitation sites available for patients coming from Ukraine
Belgium is preparing to offer the Ukrainian authorities 60 places in rehabilitation centers to accommodate patients suffering from multiple traumas, in particular spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries or amputation. The plan, which has been federally vetted, meets kyiv’s requirements to do so, according to Public Health Minister Frank Vandenbrook’s office on Thursday.
5:52 a.m. – Polish Prime Minister asks EU for money to welcome refugees
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told German newspaper Bildt that he wanted the EU to help his country financially absorb refugees from Ukraine.
Mr. Moraviki pointed out in this interview that there are about 2.5 million Ukrainian refugees in his country. “For this, we have opened our doors and our hearts.” But Poland needs funding for its efforts. So far, the EU has “not paid a penny” to take in refugees, Moraviki said. The Polish Prime Minister is now demanding “fair treatment” for his country.
3:26 a.m. – The Canadian Parliament condemns the “genocide” against the Ukrainians
Canadian lawmakers on Wednesday passed a resolution condemning Russia’s “genocidal actions against the Ukrainian people” and acknowledging that “there is clear and sufficient evidence of legitimate and massive war crimes and crimes against humanity.”
02:44 – New bomb attacks kill and injure in Kharkiv
A bombing near Kharkiv in Ukraine left at least three people dead and six injured, local government officials said on Wednesday, accusing Russia of causing civilian casualties.
Regional military chief Oleg Sinekubov said the condition of two of the six injured was “worrying”. The Russian army stationed artillery and engines. The Ukrainian army was able to inflict casualties on the Russian side, he said. However, this information cannot be verified by independent sources. In addition, Ukraine reported several explosions in the Russian-controlled town of Gershon.
02:12 – EU accuses Russia of gas ‘blackmail’, claims Moscow destroys weapons supplied to Kyiv
The European Union (EU) on Wednesday accused Russia of gas ‘blackmail’ after shutting down a ‘blue gold’ pipeline in Poland and Bulgaria, while Moscow claimed to have destroyed scores of weapons supplied by the West to the Ukrainians.
For his part, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived in Ukraine after meeting President Vladimir Putin in the Russian capital the day before, his first visit to the country since the start of the Russian invasion on February 24. travel to the suburbs of Q, Putsa, Irfin and Borodiana, to see the scenes of abuses perpetrated by Ukrainians against the Russian army.
As Western nations step up efforts to arm Ukrainians against Russia, the Russian Defense Ministry says the United States and European countries are “contributing large amounts of foreign arms and ammunition for Ukrainian forces” . Destroyed by Kalibr missiles fired from the sea at the Zaporozhye aluminum plant in southern Ukraine.
11:52 p.m. – London needs “courage” to deliver heavy weapons to Ukraine
British Foreign Secretary Lis Truss on Wednesday called for an increase in the supply of heavy weapons and aircraft to Ukraine, stressing that it was time for “courage” in the face of Russia.
In a speech on Wednesday evening at the Lord Mayor’s official residence in London, the British diplomat stressed that China “must play by the rules” and that “the occupiers are watching what is happening in Ukraine”.
11 p.m. – Ukraine’s president accused Russia of seeking to create a global price crisis
To help Ukraine, the European Commission on Wednesday proposed a one-year suspension of all customs duties on goods imported from that country into the EU. The proposal still needs to be approved by the European Parliament and the 27 member states.
“This will allow maximum support of economic activity in Ukraine and protection of our national product.” In the evening, President Volodymyr Zelensky hosted.
The United Kingdom announced on Monday that it had taken such a step. “The European Commission agrees to eliminate tariffs and quotas on Ukrainian exports for one year, as well as selling at a loss tariffs. The adequate export of our products to the European market and the world is an anti-crisis tool. Russia is trying to cause a global price crisis, especially in the food market. Wants to create. Ukrainian exports will help maintain market stability, which will benefit not only us, but all Europeans. “