Ukraine Russia, news of today’s war | Zaporizhzhia: kidnapping of factory workers. The United States and the Group of Seven are calling for new measures against Russia

From Lorenzo Cremonese, Andrea Nicastro, Marco Imarisio, and editorial online

On Thursday, June 23, news of the war was broadcast live. Mayor of Zaporizhzhya: torture of employees with electric shock. Energy at the heart of the upcoming G7 Summit. Bombing of two grain stations in the Ukrainian coastal city of Mykolaiv

The war in Ukraine has reached its 120th day.
• The Chamber’s green light on the majority decision after the Prime Minister’s contacts with the European Council.
• One of the largest Russian oil refineries a few kilometers from the Ukrainian border was hit on Wednesday by two drones from Kyiv forces, causing a fire that was then put out.
• Chinese President Xi Jinping warned against expanding military relations on the eve of the BRICS virtual summit.
• Moscow evaluates cutting off electricity supplies to Lithuania, following restrictions on the transit of goods in the Kaliningrad region.

• In an exclusive interview, Boris Johnson reiterated that the West is not the time to stop. Putin must fail.

07:04 – Biden will propose another round of anti-Russian sanctions against the G7

(Giuseppe Sarsina, Washington correspondent) Joe Biden Propose to partners st 7 To take another round of Sanctions against Russia. This news comes directly from a White House adviser who spoke to reporters on a conference call last night, Wednesday, June 22. At the moment, there are no other official details. In Washington, the new restrictions are expected to primarily affect financial services and, selectively, some Russian exports. For obvious reasons, wheat and other staples will stay out.

The US president aims to revive the West’s support for Ukraine, with the full support of the UK, as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson made clear in an interview published today, Thursday, 23 by courier
. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, the director of the operation, is convinced that the Russian economy is sliding into an increasingly serious crisis. That is why Yellen suggested that Biden insist on sanctions, without listening to the many analyzes that, even in the United States, seem to show Moscow’s resistance beyond expectations. In any case, the sanctions will have a political function: to prove to Volodymyr Zelensky that Western leaders listen to his demands. The Ukrainian president will be the champion of the next summits. He will speak, via video link, at both the G7 starting in Germany on Sunday 26, and at the NATO meeting in Madrid on June 29.

06:06 – Ukraine: bombing of two large agricultural stations in Mykolaiv

New Russian bombings in southern Ukraine. Multinational agri-food companies Bung and Vitera announced that two of their cereal plants in The port of the city of MykolaivThey were shot in a Russian attack. A spokesman for the group said that the Ivry station owned by Vitra Corporation was damaged by a missile attack in which one person was slightly injured, adding that two silos caught fire and a third was damaged. This site, which was acquired in 2020 by Glencore, the parent company of Viterra, has a storage capacity of 160,000 tons.

A spokesman for Bong said that its facilities were bombed during the recent Russian attacks in the area. A more thorough examination is required to assess the exact effect on the structure. No personnel were injured at the terminal, which has been closed since the first day of the Russian invasion on February 24 and includes a ship storage and loading site and a vegetable oil production unit.

06:00 – Mayor Zaporizhzhia: kidnapping of some nuclear power plant workers

Many residents of Enerhodar, the city in southern Ukraine where it is located Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, They were kidnapped by the Russians who controlled it, including factory workers. Mayor Dmytro Orlov denounced this, citing guardian. The whereabouts of some of them are unknown. The conditions of others are very difficult: they were tortured with electric shocks, physical and moral abuse, as the mayor denounced.

05:57 – Interview with Boris Johnson: The West does not succumb to the fatigue of war. Putin must fail

Nice to meet you, Boris!: Johnson introduces himself, a little disheveled as always, at the appointment in Downing Street for an interview with Courier (prepare with Spain’s El Mundo, France’s Le Monde and Germany’s Suddeutsche Zeitung). The Prime Minister takes his place under a large portrait of Margaret Thatcherin what was formerly the private office of the Iron Lady, for a tour of the horizon On the eve of the G7 summits in Germany and NATO in Madrid. The focus is clearly on the war in Ukraine and Johnson’s message to the Allies is clear: This is not the time to stop.
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05:53 – Energy will be the main theme of the G7

At the heart of the G7 talks in Germany will be energy themeIts costs are rising worldwide due to the war in Ukraine. The confirmation from the White House comes on the eve of US President Joe Biden’s visit to Europe to attend the G7 and NATO summits. The US government source added that the global economic situation will also be discussed.

05:48 – Xi attacks NATO and supports Putin: sanctions? Boomerang

(Guido SantificioHow is Vladimir Putin isolated? The BRICS summit (an acronym for Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) is awarded to the Kaiser Possibility of escaping from the definition of a pariah worldWith a major international meeting in the spotlight for the first time since the invasion of Ukraine. Of course, only a virtual face-to-face between Putin and Chinese friend Xi Jinping, Brazilian Jair Bolsonaro, Indian Narendra Modi and South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa: the current president and host Xi, since the January 2020 outbreak of the Corona virus only gives way to video conferencing. But the weight of the BRICS countries can claim significant weight: The five countries represent 40% of the world’s population and 23% of global GDP.
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05:44 – Moscow assesses power outage in Lithuania

Cuts Electricity supply to LithuaniaWhich still depends for its needs on a network linking it with Russia, is among the options that Moscow has considered to respond to the ban on the passage of some products to the Russian outpost of Kaliningrad in application of European Union sanctions. Thus the Chairman of the Committee on International Affairs of the State Duma, Leonid SlutskyQuoted from the agency Interfax.

05:40 – Finland: We are ready to fight if Russia attacks us

Commander of the Finnish Armed Forces, Timo Kevininconfirmed it His country is ready to face a Russian attack And put up stiff resistance if that happens. He stressed that Ukraine was hard to chew (for Russia) and so did Finland, noting that Helsinki had systematically developed a military defense for precisely the kind of war being waged there, with extensive use of firepower, armed forces and even air. forces.

05:38 – Ukraine’s decision, room green light 410 BC

The green light from the House of Representatives on the majority decision regarding the Prime Minister’s communications Mario Draghi In light of the European Council. The document, which affirms Italy’s commitment to support Ukraine in the same text rejected by the Senate yesterday, was approved in Montestorio by 410 votes to 29 against, with 34 abstentions (Fdi).

05:35 – Moscow: Fire in Rostov refinery caused by a Ukrainian drone

One of the largest oil refineries in southern Russia – Novoshakhtinsk plant, Rostov region, a few kilometers from the Ukrainian border – this morning was exposed to a drone, which caused a fire. This was reported by the international media. According to one version, the fire was caused by a drone attack, the governor of the region, Vasily Golubev, wrote on Telegram, adding that fragments of a drone were found at the site. According to the agency InterfaxThe fire was extinguished.

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