Ukraine, live coverage – The US on the eve of Xi’s visit to Moscow: “Any proposal for a truce is unacceptable to them”

19 Mar 2023


Four Ukrainian soldiers killed in Chernihiv

Four soldiers were killed in the 169th training center”Right“, named after Prince Yaroslav the Wise, in the region of Chernihiv. He brings it back Ukrainska Pravdaaccording to which reasons and circumstances are under investigation and an official investigation is ongoing.

19 Mar 2023


Polish ambassador to France: “Either Kiev will defend independence or we will be forced to go to war”

“Or Ukraine will defend its own independence or, if not, we will be forced to join this conflict, because our fundamental values, which are the foundation of our civilization, are at stake, so we will have no choice”. The Polish ambassador in France said that, Jan Emeryk Rociszewskiinterviewed on television Lci.
The answer came while talking about the transfer of Mig-29 fighter from Poland and Slovakia to Ukraine and the possible escalation of the conflict was discussed. As reported by the Polish newspaper FactAmbassador Jan Emeryk Rociszewski explained that “it is not NATO, not Poland, not France or Slovakia that is increasing the tension, but it is the Russia that attacked Ukraine, it is Russia that invades, kills people, kidnaps Ukrainian children”. A moment later, you made it clear that Poland could still play a role more significant in this war.

19 Mar 2023


White House: truce would mean “ratifying the conquests made so far by Russia”

“We’ll see what emerges from this meeting” fra Vladimir Putin e Xi Jinping but if the call for a truce in Ukraine were to emerge it will be “unacceptable” because it would mean “to ratify the conquests made up to now by Russia” and “to concede more time to Putin“. This was reiterated by the spokesman for the National Security Council of the White House, John Kirbya Fox.

19 Mar 2023


White House: Chinese proposal for “unacceptable” truce

The president of the United States Joe Biden he has no intention of speaking to his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping by phone, at least not now. It will do so “when the time is right,” the White House National Security Council spokesman said John Kirby interviewed by Fox News. Furthermore, Kirby added that the United States considers “unacceptable” the Chinese proposal for the truce in Ukraine. “If the meeting between Putin and Xi leads to a call for a truce in Ukraine, it will be for us unacceptablehe said ahead of Xi’s visit to Moscow on Monday.

19 Mar 2023


Bombe su Zaporizhzhia: tre morti

At least three people I am death following the bombing by the Russians of a residential building in the village of Kamenskoein the region of Zaporizhzhia. He brings it back Ukrainska Pravda citing the regional administration. At least two people were injured in the attack.

19 Mar 2023


Kiev: “The Russians are unable to take Bakhmut”

“The Russians are tactically unable to complete the operation to capture Bakhmut and they are suffering huge losses in the fighting – he assured this Sergei Cherevatythe representative of the Eastern Group of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, as reported Ukrainska Pravda. “Yes, there are very active battles, they still continue to carry out several dozen inertia attacks, but suffer huge losses. Our command and staff plan their defense correctly,” Cherevaty said.

19 Mar 2023


Putin’s propaganda in Mariupol: “The fault of the Nazis”

He visited the Philharmonic Hall restored, where the ‘show’ trials of Ukrainian soldiers captured in the siege of Azovstal and then exchanged for Russian soldiers took place. He went to the case brand new, built by the Russians after rlanded and took control of the port city overlooking the Sea of ​​Azov. And he met i citizenstook to the streets at night, to assure them that “everything will be fine” and that “we need to get to know each other better”, because what happened was because of the “Nazis, I am nazis. Good people don’t do these things.” It is the diary of the surprise visit, or “working visit” as the Kremlin called it, which the Russian president Vladimir Putin led to Mariupol, the city symbol from the resistence Ukraine, which fell into Russian hands after a bloody siege. The Mariupol of Azov battalionbarricaded himself to exhaustion together with part of the population in the steel mills Azovstal, around 2,600 soldiers and civilians in all. But also the Mariupol ofpediatric hospital he was born in maternity ward bombed last March by the Russians and now, as promised by the Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin alongside Putin, it will be rebuilt and “will all have more modern laboratories and an ambulance”.

19 Mar 2023


South Africa is aware of its legal obligations related to the arrest warrant issued by the International Criminal Court

Il South Africa is aware of its legal obligations related to the arrest warrant issued by the ICC against Vladimir Putin: a spokesman for the president said today Cyril Ramaphosa, referring to the Russian president’s proposed visit to the country. The Reuters news agency reports it on its website. Putin is expected in South Africa in August to participate in a summit of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa). “As a government, we are aware of our legal obligations. However, between now and the summit we will remain engaged with the various stakeholders,” said the spokesperson, Vincent Magwenya.

19 Mar 2023


Peskov: “An American MQ-9 drone with transponder turned off has violated the borders of Russian airspace”

“Obviously extremely dangerous” are the drones flying near Russia’s borders, whose “mission is by no means peaceful”. And whoever commands them is “directly involved in the conflict” in Ukraine and “against us”. This was stated by Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov in an interview with Rossiya 1 TV. The Russian Defense Ministry reported that on Tuesday an American MQ-9 drone with switched off transponders violated the borders of Russian airspace over the Black Sea and for Peskov ”it is enough obvious what these drones are doing. Their mission is by no means a peaceful mission to ensure the safety of navigation in international waters. We know that well.”

19 Mar 2023


Putin in the Mariupol Philharmonic theater “turned” into the court to try the Azov fighters

According to Ria Novosti, President Vladimir Putin also visited the Philharmonic during his visit to the Ukrainian city of Mariupol, captured in May. The theater was used by the Russian administration to process Ukrainian fighters taken prisoner at the Azovstal Steel Plant, a huge industrial complex where Ukrainian troops held out for weeks before surrendering. In August the UN had expressed concern about the setting up of cages on stage for Ukrainian prisoners and had warned Moscow that they were about to commit a war crime: “There are images of cages being built at the Mariupol Philharmonic where the tried will be held : it is unacceptable and humiliating,” said the spokeswoman for the UN human rights office, Ravina Shamdasani.