A new Russian attack on the Azovstal plant in Mariupol as a fire erupted visible from all over the city. This was announced by the deputy commander of the Azov regiment, Svyatoslav Balamar “Kalina” on Telegram, according to reports from Ukrainska Pravda. “The Ukrainian defenders of the Azov regiment are alive, but they are being bombarded,” he said. One hundred civilians left the city yesterday. According to Kiev, they are still located inside the Azovstal steel plant 200 civilians and 20 children.
Reported “Dead and Injured” Odessa After a Russian missile attack. This was stated by the head of the regional military administration, Maxim Marchenko, citing UNIAN. The Russian missile attack on Odessa in the afternoon hit an Orthodox church. A 15-year-old boy was killed and another teenage girl was seriously injured. This was stated by the Secretary of the National Security Council, Oleksiy Danilov, citing the Ukrainian Interfax Agency. Danilov added that the ceiling of the church collapsed. According to other sources, the church is located near a military building.
“In the Kyiv region, especially in the liberated lands, we have so far documented 1,202 bodies of innocent civilians killed by the Russians,” Kyiv regional police chief Maxim Ocheritiani told a news briefing.
All heads of state they supply weapons for ukraine They must be brought to justice as war criminals: the speaker of the State Duma, the lower house of the Russian parliament, Vyacheslav Volodin, wrote today on his Telegram channel. according toBritish intelligence More than a quarter of the Russian units destined for the invasion may now be “uncombatable”. Meanwhile in the diplomatic field, the turkey He said that Russian military action creates difficulties in conducting negotiations between Moscow and Kiev. “The war in Ukraine is not a proxy war. It is there Hype For Russia that wants to spread this theory. White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki told a news conference that the United States and NATO are not at war.
Ukraine, the evacuation of civilians from Azovstal
“L”Italy in the first row Among those promoting sanctions against Russia, it was a surprise to us.” Lavrov Interviewed in “Zona Bianca” on Rete 4. Moscow does not aim to “Zelensky’s projectionBut that “there will be no more threats to Russia from Ukraine,” Lavrov said, again accusing Kyiv of using “neo-Nazi” forces. Finally, “President Volodymyr Zelensky’s being a Jew makes no sense.” In my opinion too Hitler was of Jewish descentLavrov stressed that the Russian minister’s statements angered Israel, which summoned the Russian ambassador in Tel Aviv.
Hear the explosions in Odessa and Kherson. Eight civilians were killed yesterday in Russian shelling in the Kharkiv and Donetsk regions. During the night, the Russian city of Belgorod, not far from the border with Ukraine, was hit.
The de facto war also extended to Russian lands near the border. In the past two days, the Belgorod region was again targeted. Residents of the capital warned of strong explosions and a fire in a Russian military building: one injured and several houses damaged. In Kursk, the authorities reported that part of a railway bridge collapsed due to “vandalism”. According to Moscow, dozens of sites have so far been attacked by Ukrainians on Russian soil. The number of civilian casualties has continued to rise since the beginning of the conflict. There are more than three thousand, according to new data provided by the United Nations, even if verification difficulties lead us to assume there are more. While the Kyiv Prosecutor’s Office announced – except for the news that has circulated in the media in recent weeks – it has officially identified the first Russian suspect in the Bucha massacres: Sergei Kolotsi, commander of a unit of the Russian National Guard. He would have killed four unarmed men and tortured another civilian.
Two months of darkness and fear
The evacuation of residents from Mariupol began. This was announced by the advisor to the mayor of the coastal city Petro Andryushenko on Radio Svoboda, according to reports from Okranska Pravda. “According to our information, the buses left from Mariupol. By arrangement, the buses will collect people in the villages of Mangosh and Berdyansk,” he explains. “You are also allowed to join the queue by your own means. We hope that thousands of Mariupol residents stranded on the road from Mariupol to Zaporizhzhya will reach their destination tonight or tomorrow morning.”
“I can’t believe it. Two months of darkness.” Natalia Usmanova smiles and puts her hands on her face. She is among about 100 civilians who were evacuated yesterday from the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol, her testimony was recounted in a BBC video. “We weren’t sunlight anymore, we were afraid,” continues the woman, who spoke to reporters in the village of Benzmeny in Russian-controlled eastern Ukraine. “When we got on the bus (to evacuate) I said to my husband: ‘Are we not going to have to go to the bathroom with a flashlight anymore?’ ‘And not having to use a bag or trash. As a bathroom and a lamp,’ says excited and suspicious Natalia. “We went there (to Azovstal) to our free choice, like factory workers, to save us,” the woman explains again, her hair tied, a yellow quilt and two large bags in her hands, while scrolling images of the evacuation in a Russian Defense Ministry video. “When we realized they were getting closer to us and we became more and more afraid, we tried to leave. We learned about humanitarian corridors and evacuations. But we didn’t succeed,” continues the woman. He recalls, “When the bombing started, I thought my heart would stop and I wouldn’t survive. The bombing was very violent and it started hitting close to us.”
Berlin, ready for Russia’s oil package
With a Russian oil embargo “we will have a domestic problem and obviously the price increase and perhaps the supply chains will not be safe but it will not affect the national economy as a whole. So, after two months of work, I can say that Germany is not against an oil embargo on Russia. It is clear that A heavy burden that we have to bear, but we are ready to do it.” This was stated by German Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Action Robert Habeck upon his arrival at the Council of Energy Ministers in Brussels.
‘Italian politicians and media are skipping’
“Some statements by Italian politicians and media have gone beyond good diplomatic and journalistic standards.” This was stated by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in an interview in Zona Bianca on Rete 4. “Italy – added Lavrov – is in the first row among those who adopt and reinforce anti-Russian sanctions. For us it was a surprise. We were accustomed to the idea that Italy, thanks to Her history, she knew how to distinguish between white and black. ” Lavrov tacitly denied that Moscow was planning to declare an end to the war in Ukraine on the occasion of the May 9 celebrations of the victory over the Nazis in World War II. He stressed that “our military does not plan actions based on history. The pace depends on the need to reduce the risks to the civilian population and the Russian army.”
European countries importing Russian gas, such as Italy, have to pay for it in rubles because they “stealed” Moscow’s dollar and euro reserves deposited with European banks by imposing a freeze under sanctions. This was stated by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in an interview in Zona Bianca on Rete 4. “You will still be paid in the currency stipulated in the contracts – he added – but the supplies will be considered paid when these amounts are converted into rubles. Which cannot be stolen. For buyers nothing will change They will pay the same amounts the contracts expected.”
“President Volodymyr Zelensky being Jewish makes no sense. In my opinion, Hitler was also of Jewish ancestry.” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in an interview in Zona Bianca on Rete 4, answered the question whether he did not consider it inconsistent to accuse the Ukrainian president of being the head of a country that, according to Moscow’s claims, should “discredit him”. Lavrov repeated accusations in Kyiv of using “neo-Nazi” forces such as the Azov Battalion. “People – he said – who have tattooed a swastika on their skin, read and agree to my struggle.”
‘False and important’
False, delusional, and dangerous. This is how Danny Dayan, Head of the Memory Museum in Jerusalem Yad Vashem defined the statements of the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, who said in an interview with “Zona Bianca” on Mediaset that he believed that Hitler “has Jewish origins. ” These statements – and Dayan added, quoted by the media – “deserve any condemnation.”
The Israeli Foreign Ministry summoned the Russian ambassador in Tel Aviv to “clarify” after Minister Sergey Lavrov’s “serious” statements about Hitler and President Volodymyr Zelensky. “The statements of Lavrov – accused Minister Yair Lapid – are unforgivable and outrageous, a terrible historical error.” He continued: “The Jews – and he continued – did not kill themselves in the Holocaust. The lowest level of racism against Jews is accusing Jews of anti-Semitism.”