Ukraine Russia, today’s news of the war | Zelensky: “Bomb at school in Lugansk, killed 60 civilians”. For Moscow, it is the day of victory

from Lorenzo Cremonesi, Giusi Fasano, Marco Imarisio, Marta Serafini

The news on Monday, May 9, about the war in Ukraine, live. Zelensky: Ukraine has shown that we are already an integral part of the free world and a united Europe. A Navalny collaborator: Putin is not a strategist, a tactician, he had a plan that jumped, and therefore there will be a war of attrition

• The war in Ukraine has reached its 75th day.
• Vladimir Putin’s speech on Victory Day is expected: Many analysts are convinced that the Russian president will repackage the special military operation in Ukraine.
• First Lady Jill Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Ukraine yesterday. In the country also Bono from U2 and The Edge, who appeared in the Kiev metro and went to Bucha, Irpin and Borodyanka.
• United G7 countries want Putin not to win the war, while President Zelensky demands that the Russians withdraw from all over Ukraine.
• The Azov Battalion in Mariupol Steelworks has no intentions of giving up and announces: We will fight to the last. The bombings in the Mykolaiv region do not stop. Explosions also in Odessa.
• On Tuesday, May 10, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi will meet US President Joe Biden in the United States. At the heart of the negotiations: aid to Ukraine, sanctions against Moscow and the race for independence from Russian gas.

08:52 – Putin’s speech

The speech of Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Victory Day parade, scheduled for 6 p.m. 10.30 Italian time, expected by the whole world: in recent weeks, analysts have assumed several statements from the Kremlin’s number one. According to most scholars, the president could use this anniversary to repackage the special military operation in Ukraine. Meanwhile, parades have begun in various areas of the country.

08:19 – Putinologist’s words: The Russians are killing other Russians. I can not be happy

What party can it be when Russians kill other Russians? When do grandchildren and great-grandchildren of veterans of the Great Patriotic War kill each other? Such are the words of Evgheny Minchenko, 51-year-old consultant for the main Russian parties, president of the holding company bearing his last name, director of the Research Center for Political Disputes at Moscow University of International Relations. A man who is well integrated into the system but able to maintain his own independence of judgment. Rare item in Russia these days. still a great tragedy and I do not know what words will ever explain what is happening.

Interviewed by Marco Imarisio on cures today Minchenko explains it to Putin on May 9th it represents a deeply personal story. His father fought and was disabled during the war against Nazi fascism. His older brother died very young during the siege of Leningrad. The story of his family linked to that event, with a very heavy budget. It is a deeply intimate repetition.

08:08 – Gb: arbitrary Russian raids, no attention to civilians

The Russian offensive against Ukraine highlights shortcomings in its ability to carry out large-scale precision attacks. This was explained by the British Ministry of Defense in its latest intelligence update.

At the beginning of the invasion, Russia publicly promoted her ability to perform surgical attacks and limit side injurieswhich ensured that Ukrainian cities would thus be spared the bombing.

Given the prolongation of the conflict beyond Russian expectations, it is likely that Russian stocks of high-precision ammunition have been depleted, resulting in the use of obsolete and less reliable ammunition, as well as more easily intercepted. In general, the result is intense and arbitrary bombing, with little or no consideration for civilian casualties.

08:02 – Canada wants to help Kiev clear territories

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have decided to step up co-operation on s
undermine the territories of Ukraine liberated from Russian occupationaccording to reports Ukrinform.

The Russian occupiers left behind thousands of mines, thousands of traps and grenades threatening our people, our children. And today we agreed to establish maximum cooperation on this, so that there do not remain “exclusion zones” in Ukraine, which one can not get into because of the risk of Russian mines, the president said. Zelensky explained that the Canadian delegation had the opportunity to visit the suburbs of Kiev and even see the destruction of the Russians.

07:50 – Read: 5 EU leaders go to Kiev and meet Putin

The idea of ​​winning, beating the opponent does not belong to me. That is the pattern that Putin wants to push us on. the hour of truce, truce, peace. Knowing that the aggressor is one and only one: Putin. These are the words of the Secretary of the Democratic Party, Enrico Lettainterviewed by Roberto Gressi in Today’s Corriere.

Putin, for Letta, must be stopped, weakened, pressed for peace. To do this, Letta suggests it five major countries, Italy, France, Germany, Spain and Poland must move now, united for peace. Go to Kiev first and then meet Putin. We must not be led by the United States, adult Europe. This war in Europe and Europe must stop it. It would be wrong to sign peace in the United States, as it was for the former Yugoslavia.

06:45 – China: boom (+ 25.6%) in commercial turnover with Russia

Commercial turnover between Russia and China in the first four months of 2022 increased by 25.9% over the same period last year and amounts to $ 51.09 billion: these figures are published by the Chinese Customs Administration. Chinese exports to Russia during the period under review increased by 11.3% in annual terms and amounted to $ 20.24 billion, supplies from Russia to China increased by 37.8%, or $ 30, 85 billion. In the single month of April, trade turnover between Russia and China was $ 12.66 billion: exports from China to the Russian Federation reached $ 3.8 billion, imports from Russia to China $ 8.8 billion.

6:25 – Borrell, seize Moscow’s reserves to rebuild

The EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell, proposes – in an interview with Financial Times EU member states are considering seizing frozen Russian foreign exchange reserves to support the cost of rebuilding Ukraine after the war.

04:06 – Japan announces a gradual blockade of Russian oil imports

Japan has in principle banned the import of crude oil from Russia by agreement with the other group of seven (G7) countries. This was announced by the Prime Minister of Japan, Fumio Kishida, on the sidelines of an online meeting with the leaders of other industrialized nations. Kishida acknowledged that for Japan, which is heavily dependent on raw material imports, the blockade of crude oil imports from Russia would have to take place gradually and not be without economic consequences. But the premiere explained in a television interview that the correspondence between the universal and fundamental values ​​of nations has never been as important as it is now, with the world at a historical crossroads.

00:47 – Zelensky, We are already an integral part of a united Europe

Ukraine has shown that we are already an integral part of the free world and a united Europe. This is in clear contrast to Moscow’s loneliness, in the evil and hatred that everyone will see tomorrow: these are the words of the Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyi in a video speech on the occasion of Europe Day
on the 72nd anniversary of the Schuman Declaration, the starting point of the journey towards the creation of the European Union.

23:57 – Navalny collaborator: Putin’s war gets long

Putin is not a strategist, a tactician, he had a plan that jumped, and therefore there will be a war of attrition, long, without special changes. I do not think there will be a general mobilization or a nuclear war. This was stated by Alexei Navalny’s right hand man, Leonid Volkov, a How is the weather on Rai3. The conflict in Ukraine can last many months or years, Putin is not ready to acknowledge the defeat and the losses, he added, stressing that we must focus on changing the mood of the Russians, who are disillusioned, and the fact that there are many concerns . around the world, inside the elite. This could become a crucial factor in ending the war, he noted. Volkov will be in Brussels next week, where he will meet with High Representative Joseph Borrell.

23:42 – GB, new trade sanctions against Moscow and Minsk

The British government has announced new trade sanctions against Russia and Belarus due to the war in Ukraine. There will be export bans for Russian industry and increased tariffs, especially on palladium. This major sanctions package will further damage the Russian war machine, International Trade Minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan said in a statement.

23:04 – Guterres (UN): Terrified of the Russian attack on the school in Lugansk

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is shocked by the attack on a school in eastern Ukraine, which killed 60 people and called for the protection of civilians. His spokesman, Stephane Dujarric, said this after President Zelensky’s announcement to the G7. Guterres, the spokesman said, reaffirmed that civil and civilian infrastructure should always be spared in wartime. The attack, he added, reminds us once again that in this war, as in many conflicts, it is the civilians who pay the highest price.

22:47 – 174 civilians evacuated from Mariupol arrived in Zaporizhzhia

Over 170 civilians evacuated from Mariupol, including about 40 from the Azovstal steelworks, arrived in Zaporizhzhia, a city in southeastern Ukraine that has become a reception center for people fleeing areas occupied by Russian troops. There are also children and the elderly, one of them in a wheelchair. A total of 174 people have traveled on 8 buses from the Mariupol hell, UN humanitarian coordinator for Ukraine Osnat Lubrani said on Twitter. This new operation brings the total number of people evacuated from the area to over 600, Lubrani added in a statement.

22:35 – Trudeau announces the reopening of the Canadian Embassy in Kiev

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced in Kiev at a joint press conference with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky the reopening of his country’s embassy. Trudeau also promised other military aid, including drones, satellite imagery, small arms, ammunition and demining equipment.

22:09 – Zelensky: 60 died in the Russian raid on the school in Lugansk

Yesterday, a Russian bomb killed 60 civilians in the village of Bilogorivka in the Lugansk region. Ukrainian President Zelensky said this during a video conference speech at a G7 summit. In the school, which housed about 90 people, 30 were rescued, but 60 remained under the rubble, and from the beginning a massacre was feared.

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