AGI – Russian forces bombed a school in the village of Belohorivka in the Luhansk region, where 90 people had sought refuge. Luhansk Regional Military Administration wrote it on Telegram according to Ukrinform. About 30 people under the rubble have already been rescued, it still says.
The Russian Ministry of Defense confirmed that “the evacuation of civilians from Mariupol Azovstal has been completed.” “The humanitarian operation, which consisted of evacuating peaceful civilians from the Azovstal steelworks, ended today,” Mikhail Mizintsev explained. director of the Russian Defense Control Center. “In the evacuation, which began on May 5, 51 people (18 men, 22 women and 11 children) were rescued,” Mizintsev added, adding that “only one person” was rescued today.
Gb intelligence: “Planning mistakes undermine Russian progress”
“Inaccurate assumptions in plans and management mistakes continue to undermine” Russian progress in Ukraine: British military intelligence notes this in its latest update on the situation on the ground, an update dedicated to the command path of the Russian army, which is set in difficulty by the fact that high-ranking commanders were killed in the field.
Air alarms in almost all Ukrainian regions
The alarms announcing airstrikes in almost all regions of Ukraine have been activated: writes Kiev Independent.
From GB another one and a half billion euros in weapons and aid
Britain will set aside an additional 1.5 billion euros to provide military, economic and humanitarian aid to Ukraine. This was announced by Finance Minister Rishi Sunak, who also assures that he is “working tirelessly to put an end” to the conflict. “We are unwavering in our support for the Ukrainian people. A further £ 1.3 billion will help provide the necessary military and operational support they need,” the memo said, emphasizing that Britain is “on at the forefront of providing economic, humanitarian and defensive support to Ukraine “.
Zelensky: The bite in Kiev would be an “important signal”
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky believes it would be important for the head of the US administration, Joe Biden, to visit Kiev. He said this in an interview on Fox News.
According to Zelensky, Biden is perceived in Ukrainian society as “the president of the largest democratic civilization”.
“I think this would be an important signal,” added the Ukrainian president, who spoke in English about the possibility of the head of the White House visiting Kiev.
On Monday, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said once again that the U.S. administration is not currently working on a visit by the U.S. president to Ukraine. Instead, both US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi went to Kiev.
Kadyrov claims control of Popasna, but Kiev denies it
Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov claimed on Telegram that he had taken control of the city of Popasna, a city in eastern Ukraine in the Lugansk region with his troops, but Kiev denies it. “Fierce fighting for the city continues,” said Oleksiy Arestovych, adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
A doctor, in Azovstal steelworks many seriously injured without medication
“Many soldiers are in serious condition. They are wounded and without medicine. Food and water are running out.” These are the conditions of the Ukrainian soldiers who are besieged inside the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol, according to military doctor Yevgenia Tytarenko by her husband, who was trapped in the facility along with his colleagues. “I will be the last,” the man, also a military doctor, wrote in a message read by AFP.
Zelensky speech at video conference on G7 is expected
A speech by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is expected today at the meeting of G7 leaders, who will meet at a video conference to discuss the situation in his country, where the fate of the soldiers besieged at the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol remains uncertain. “May 8 is a historic date that marks the end of World War II in Europe, where it produced terror, destruction and death,” said German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, a spokesman for the war in Ukraine. would make “the coherence of the G7 more important than ever”. Germany, which holds the presidency of the body, has announced that the summit scheduled for today, the third since the beginning of the year, will be dedicated “especially to the situation in Ukraine” without adding further details.
Zelensky, more than 300 civilians evacuated from Azovstal
More than 300 civilians have been evacuated from Azovstal, the Mariupol steel plant besieged by Russian forces. This was announced by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in a message to the nation. “I am grateful to the teams of the International Committee of the Red Cross and the United Nations for helping us complete the first phase of the Azovstal evacuation mission. Over 300 people were rescued, women and children.”