G7 countries have promised to stop imports of Russian oil: The White House reports after the video call among leaders, while The EU’s green light is still being exposed to Moscow’s gradual oil embargo. Meanwhile, diplomacy is on its way. Jill Biden took a surprise trip to western Ukraine and met the first lady Olena Zelenska in a school in Uzhhorod, a city of 100,000 inhabitants a few kilometers from the border with Slovakia. The Ukrainian president’s wife thanked the US first lady for her visit, which she called “a very courageous act”. The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Irpin, on the outskirts of Kiev.
Ukraine, Jill Biden unexpectedly meets Zelensky’s wife
“The surrender to us is unacceptable,” it says Azov battalion from the besieged steelworks. After evacuation of civiliansthe online conference from Azovstal: “There are many wounded soldiers who need to be evacuated, but we will fight to the last,” the battalion commander announced, Denis ‘Radis’ Prokopenko. “Russian forces continue to bomb the area and try to storm the facility,” the captain said. Svyatoslav Kalina Palamar, Deputy Commander of the Azov Battalion. He added that he could not confirm that all civilians were evacuated from the site, as reported yesterday. “The enemies want to destroy the Ukrainians, that is very clear to us,” he adds. “Now our politicians are trying to negotiate with those animals. But do they not remember what they did? We can not talk to these people. Our goal is to eliminate the threat,” the deputy commander added. “Here we are defending the free world. We are defending not only Ukraine but also the free world,” he adds.
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THE WAR ON THE GROUND DOES NOT STOP
“Strong explosions” were reported in Odessa and Mykolaiv, reports Ukraine 24. An elderly teacher was killed and 27 other civilians were also seriously injured in Russian missile attacks on residential areas in the Mykolaiv region in the past 24 hours, writes on Telegram the head of the regional council Hanna Zamazieieva, quoted by Ukrinform. According to Zamazieieva, the Moscow army relentlessly bombed the Mykolaiv region overnight.
But the anti-aircraft warning sirens rang this morning in almost all Ukrainian regions, reports Kyiv Independent. Two 11- and 14-year-old boys were killed and two 8- and 12-year-old girls were injured yesterday in a Russian bomb attack on the town of Pryvillia, Sievierodonetsk district in the Lugansk region, reports Kyiv’s Justice Office d. Telegram quoted by Ukrinform. More than 200 children have been killed according to official estimates.
And that was that Sofia, the 13-year-old who disappeared two days ago, was found dead after the bombing of the Russian army on a column of vehicles that were evacuating civilians in the Kharkiv region. Relatives had been looking for her with calls on social media. The head of the investigation of the regional police department Sergii Bolvinov made it known on Facebook, reported by Ukrinform. “Unfortunately, the remains of the body and a pendant indicated by his relatives were found in the car he was traveling in,” Bolvinov said. Sofia was sitting in the car with her 6 month old sister and mother. The woman was seriously injured in the bombing.
About 60 civilians are missing after the Russian army air strike yesterday afternoon at a school with a shelter in the village of Bilohirivka, also in the Lugansk region. This was announced by the head of the regional military administration, Sergii Gaidai, on Telegram, which was taken up by Ukrinform. “All 60 people left under the rubble of the buildings are most likely dead,” Gaidai writes. Yesterday, the Ukrainian emergency services spoke of at least two victims. 90 people hid in the basement, by evening at least thirty had been rescued.
ZELENSKY-PUTIN, CHALLENGE FOR NAZISM
Russia fanatically imitates the Nazi regime and reproduces its details in a manic way: said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky today in a video posted on Telegram on the occasion of Remembrance and Reconciliation Day. “Our military, like their ancestors, is fighting together to rid their land of Nazi scum,” wrote Russian President Vladimir Putin in “congratulatory telegrams” sent to the leaders of the self-proclaimed republics of Donetsk and Lugansk on the 77th anniversary. about the victory in the Great Patriotic War: The Kremlin wrote on its website, emphasizing that the Russian leader also “expressed the certainty that victory will be ours, just like in 1945”. Tass reports it.
THE DEAD SOLDIERS
At least 25,500 Russian soldiers have been killed in Ukraine since the invasion began, according to the Kiev army. In its update on the losses suffered by Moscow so far, the army states that after 74 days of conflict, 199 fighters, 156 helicopters and 360 drones have also been shot down. In addition, the Kiev forces claim to have destroyed 1,130 Russian tanks, 509 pieces of artillery, 2,741 armored vehicles for transporting troops, 92 cruise missiles, 179 rocket launchers, 12 ships, 1,961 vehicles and tankers for transporting fuel, 86 anti-fuel. air defense units and 39 special equipment units.