Ukraine. Today’s Chronicle, 219 children have died since the beginning of the war – The World

22.21 – Zelensky is still ready to talk to Vladimir Putin despite the Russian atrocities in Bucha, Mariupol and other cities. This was stated by the Ukrainian president to the Polish media, according to reports from the BBC. Zelensky said he wanted to meet with President Putin because “one man decides everything” in Russia. According to the Ukrainian leader, the risk of negotiations with Moscow failing is great, because “after Bucha and Mariupol, people will just kill them. And when there is such an attitude, it is difficult to talk about anything”. At the same time, he added, “if there is only one option, we should talk together”.

21.09 – Russia knows the routes of NATO’s arms supplies to Ukraine and considers these weapons a legitimate target when they reach Ukrainian territory. This is what Russian Foreign Minister Serghiei Lavrov said in an interview with Al Arabiya TV, according to reports from Tass. “They are supplying weapons to Ukraine. We know the routes used for these purposes. As soon as these weapons reach the territory of Ukraine, they will become a target for our special operation,” he said.

20.58 – “The risk of completely closing any dialogue with the Russians is very high”: Ukrainska Pravda reports – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said during an interview with Polish media. According to Zelensky, the negotiation process with Moscow representatives is “very slow”.

20.19 – Ukrainian fighters inflicted “colossal losses” on Russian invasion forces. This was stated by Oleksyi Arestovich, the main adviser to Voloymyr Zelensky, who admitted that the Ukrainians also suffered heavy losses. “But those of the Russians are much bigger. They are colossal,” he stressed, as reported by the international media.

18.58 – Vladimir Putin was able to announce a “mass mobilization” of the Russians on May 9, the day Moscow celebrates victory over Nazism. At least according to the hypothesis formulated on Lbc radio by Ben Wallace, Secretary of Defense for Boris Johnson’s British Government. The Tsar could declare that “Russia is now again at war with Nazis around the world and that it needs a mass mobilization of its people,” Wallace dared, however, reiterating that he believes Putin has so far “almost failed. goals “in Ukraine and that it is necessary to help Kiev provide” momentum for its counter-offensive “.

18.38 – The British Ambassador to Ukraine, Melinda Simmons, returned to Kiev with the reopening of the Kingdom’s diplomatic headquarters in the capital today. She herself confirmed this via Twitter following the announcement from Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the State Department last week. Simmons and his staff had been “temporarily” transferred to Poland at the beginning of the Russian invasion for security reasons. Her return comes after mission heads from other European countries, including Italy, as she preceded her American counterpart, Bridget Brin, just named by President Joe Biden. However, Her Majesty’s Foreign Office maintains a strict recommendation to all British citizens not to travel to Ukraine for the time being.

18.06 – An intensified curfew is triggered in Odessa on the occasion of the eighth anniversary of the massacre in the House of Trade Unions, where more than 40 people died. This was announced by the first Deputy Interior Minister, Yevhen Yenin, according to reports from the UNIAN agency “to prevent provocations”. During the curfew, which starts at 10 pm on Sunday 1 May and ends at 5 am on Tuesday 3, it will be forbidden to drive on the streets and other public places without special permits and certificates. In the fire in the Odessa House of Trade Unions on May 2, 2014, many pro-Russian protesters died after violent armed clashes with supporters of the new Ukrainian course. Every year on May 2, there were several initiatives in memory of the victims.

15.38 – “Over 600 wounded are still at the Azovstal Plant Hospital.” This was announced by the mayor of Mariupol, Vadym Boychenko, according to the Kyiv Independent, which accuses the Russians of continuing to use heavy weapons. “Before the hospital was bombed – he added – the number of injured was 170, now there are over 600”.

15.23 – The Russian Ministry of Finance has made a payment in dollars for coupons on Eurobonds expiring in 2022 and 2042. Bloomberg reports with reference to the same ministry that indicates the payment to the intermediary Citibank. “Russia has fulfilled its obligations under the terms of the bonds,” the ministry stressed, adding that “the payment was made in the currency of the respective issuers, US dollars”.

14:08 – The United States, Putin should not be invited to the G20.

13:47 – “Germany will not oppose an oil embargo, but believes it would be fair to find an alternative.” This is what the spokesman for the German Minister of Economy and Climate Robert Habeck says. The sanctions must be agreed with the partners, he added, stressing that “energy sovereignty must be regained step by step” and that “we must not be blackmailed into energy”.

13:33 – “The US Congress approving a bill that would allow Russia’s assets to be used to help Ukraine is an angry decision, a dangerous precedent for the expropriation of private property.” This was stated by the spokesman for the Kremlin, Dmitry Peskov, quoted by Interfax.

12:37 – Kiev: “The threat increased, women and children will not return”.

12:37 – Berlin condemns Moscow’s missiles against Kiev.

12:16 – “At a time when the recovery seemed to be underway, even at a faster pace than many predictions, a senseless war broke out, provoked by the Russian military aggression against the Ukrainian people, who must be supported in their resistance.” The President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, said today on the occasion of his visit to the Bearzi Institute in Udine.

11:29 – Moscow, another Russian border post bombed.

11:16 – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky have both been invited to attend the G20 summit during the Indonesian presidency in Bali in November, the Indonesian president announced.

11:14 – Paris condemns the “arbitrary” Russian attacks on the Ukrainian capital Kiev during the visit of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

11:13 – “Giving up the war system and adopting the peace system means strengthening participation in international organizations and also regaining greater capacity for European initiative. What is going on in Ukraine is a huge war in the heart of Europe and Christian Europe. I will not enter on the merits of the decisions taken by the countries to send weapons to Ukraine, which as a nation has the right to defend itself against the invasion it has suffered.

11:10 – In attack in Kiev killed Vera Girich, journalist from Radio Svoboda. He was 55 years old and lived on the second floor of the building

10:05 – The Russian bombing yesterday on Kiev during the visit of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hit and destroyed with “high precision” missile factories for the production of Artyom missiles and a place for the space industry. This was stated by the Moscow Ministry of Defense, quoted by Russian agencies.

09:35 – At least one Ukrainian fighter jet was killed in yesterday’s Russian airstrike on the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol, another hundred soldiers being treated at the hospital lined up inside the underground shelter reported new injuries and concussions. This was reported by the head of the press service of the Azov Regiment, quoted by Ukrainska Pravda.

09:24 – A U.S. citizen who fought as an entrepreneur alongside Ukrainian military forces, Willy Joseph Cancel, was killed this week in Ukraine. CNN reports it citing the young man’s family. The 22-year-old worked for a private military company and was killed Monday.

08:57 – A checkpoint in the Rylsky district of Russia’s Kursk region, which borders Ukraine, was bombed this morning. This was reported by the governor of the Kursk Roman Starovoyt on Telegram.

08:42 “Mariupol is the European Aleppo. The city has been razed to the ground, with thousands of civilians killed. We will do everything we can to end this war as soon as possible. And to that end, we will continue to help Ukraine.” Josep Borrell, the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs, wrote in a tweet.

08:40 – An oil depot was damaged in a night bombing by the Ukrainian army in the Kirovsky district of the self-proclaimed republic of Donetsk. It writes the Russian agency Tass.

08:28 – The number of children killed in Ukraine since the beginning of the Russian offensive has risen to 219. This was reported by the Office of the Minister of Justice quoted by Ukrinform.

07:59 – Russian forces attacked Dnipropetrovsk Oblast in eastern Ukraine with Grad rocket launchers. It reports The Kyiv Independent

07:30 – “Shocked and outraged by the Russian missile attack on Kiev and other Ukrainian cities. Russia is once again demonstrating its blatant violation of international law by bombing a city while UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is present, along with Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov.” High Representative for the European Union Josep Borrell wrote in a tweet

05:42 – About 8,000 British Army soldiers will take part in planned exercises throughout Eastern Europe in response to Russian aggression against Ukraine, in one of the largest deployments since the Cold War. It writes The Guardian

04:23 – The US intelligence service concluded that Russian 007s were behind the attack in early April on the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, Dmitry Muratov, the editor of the independent Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, who criticized the Kremlin war in Ukraine. It writes the Washington Post

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