Russia-Ukraine war: what we know on day 79 of the invasion

5/13/2022 3:30:00 AM

Russia-Ukraine war: what we know on day 79 of the invasion

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Russia - Ukraine war: what we know on day 79 of the invasion

Kyiv court set to hear first war crimes trial of Russia n soldier; Moscow threatens retaliation after Finland announces Nato plans

Fri 13 May 2022 01.British soldiers would be sent to defend Sweden and Finland from Russian invasion, Boris Johnson said on Wednesday as he sealed mutual defence pacts with the Nordic nations to strengthen opposition to Vladimir Putin.Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has killed thousands of people, laid waste to swathes of its former Soviet neighbour and raised fears of the gravest confrontation between Russia and the United States since the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis.Ukraine counter-attack north of Kyiv has pushed Russian troops back to border.

22 BST Last modified on Fri 13 May 2022 01.23 BST A court in Kyiv will hear the first war crime trial of the invasion. The defence pacts, signed during Mr Johnson\u0027s visit to both countries on Wednesday, are a warning shot to Moscow in case it is tempted to invade Sweden and Finland before they are expected to join Nato. Vadim Shysimarin, 21, a commander in Russia’s Kantemirovskaya tank division, is accused of shooting dead an unarmed man, 62, who was on a bicycle and talking on his phone in the village of Chupakhivka, Sumy. ‘The thesis that Russia frightens the world with a nuclear conflict is being pushed to the top of the agenda. Shysimarin was ordered “to kill a civilian so he would not report them to Ukrainian defenders”, according to prosecutors.. The Russian foreign ministry in Moscow said it would have to take “military-technical” steps if Helsinki applied for Nato accession, after Finland’s president, Sauli Niinistö, and prime minister, Sanna Marin, said it must apply to join the military alliance “without delay”.

Sweden is expected to follow within days.’ Medvedev is one of three men alive who have had their finger on Russia’s nuclear button (Picture: Kpa/Zuma/REX/Shutterstock) Medvedev, 56, is one of three men alive whose finger has been on Moscow’s nuclear button. Russia could cut its gas supplies to Finland on Friday , a day after Finnish leaders said they would apply to join Nato, according to reports. The Republican senator Rand Paul has blocked the passage of a $40bn aid bill for Ukraine in the US Senate. Paul demanded changes including an inspector general to oversee how it is spent. Russia and the US are by far the world’s biggest nuclear powers. Michael Carpenter, the US ambassador to the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), said that “at least several thousand Ukrainians” have been sent to so-called “filtration centres” in Russia where they are subject to “brutal interrogations”.

Tens of thousands more had been evacuated to Russia or Russia-controlled territory. Carpenter said that one survivor said “everyone was afraid to be taken to Donetsk”, where they could be the victim of “further investigation or murder”.csis. Urgent measures to break the Russian blockade of grain exports from Ukraine’s ports, including by trying to open routes through Romania and the Baltic, are being discussed at a three-day meeting of G7 foreign and agriculture ministers in Germany. Before the war, most of the food produced by Ukraine – enough to feed 400 million people – was exported through its seven Black Sea ports. Ukraine said it had damaged and set on fire a Russian navy logistics ship in the Black Sea.uk) Putin, 69, says his ‘special military operation’ in Ukraine is necessary to disarm the country and rid it of what the Kremlin calls anti-Russian nationalism fomented by the West.

The Vsevolod Bobrov was near Snake Island, said Serhiy Bratchuk, a spokesman for the Odesa regional military administration in southern Ukraine. The Guardian could not independently verify the details and Russia’s defence ministry did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Ukraine’s deputy prime minister, Iryna Vereshchuk, said “very difficult negotiations” were ongoing to evacuate 38 seriously wounded fighters from the besieged Azovstal steel plant in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, in exchange for Russian prisoners of war. Kyiv says Putin’s invasion has only strengthened the Ukrainian people’s wish to turn westwards out of Russia’s orbit. “We work step by step,’” he said. “We will exchange 38, then we will move on.

” The number of people who have fled Ukraine to escape Russia’s invasion has exceeded six million, the UN’s refugee agency has said. A further eight million people have been displaced inside Ukraine. Nearly 100 children were killed in Ukraine during April alone but actual figures could be significantly higher, the United Nations children’s fund has said. Unicef’s deputy executive director, Omar Abdi, demanded an end to the bombing of Ukrainian schools, adding that one in six Unicef-supported schools in eastern Ukraine had been “damaged or destroyed” as of last week. European Union leaders plan to assess Ukraine’s membership next month, according to the French foreign ministry.

The UN’s human rights council has passed a resolution to investigate alleged abuses by Russian troops in parts of Ukraine formerly under their control, with a view to holding those responsible to account. The resolution passed by a strong majority, with 33 members voting in favour and two – China and Eritrea – against. There were 12 abstentions. The UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, said 1,000 bodies had been recovered in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, in recent weeks. Many of the violations it is verifying since the Russian invasion may amount to war crimes, she said.

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The Finnish 🇫🇮 president says 🇷🇺 Russia is the reason why his country wants to join NATO, pointing out how Moscow remains 'ready to attack a neighboring country'. Agora da pra entender suspensão de perfis de próprios ucranianos filmando torturas e mortes de russos. Chegaram a ligar muitas vezes para as mães obrigando que dissessem o que seria feito com eles...

What you know, The Guardian, is what US/NATO wants YOU TO KNOW. And that is lies, lies and goddamn lies. Sadly, you know longer can call yourself 'independent'. Just mouthpiece of the US establishment, and readers mere mushrooms to be kept in the dark!! 🙏♥️🌻 On peut dire que les russes sont sur le sentier de la guerre !

You became a very cheap newspaper Amazing what can be achieved against an overwhelming hostile enemy when not being hindered by gender or diversity quotas.

Russia-Ukraine latest news: Ukraine to hold first war crimes trial of Russian soldier🔴 Ukraine 's top prosecutor has disclosed plans for the first war crimes trial of a captured Russia n soldier. Follow the latest updates in our live blog 👇

Russia threatens 'full-fledged nuclear war' if West keeps arming UkraineOne of Vladimir Putin’s closest allies has warned Western leaders to stop arming Ukraine - or else risk turning the conflict into a ‘full-fledged nuclear war’. 3 words - British nuclear deterrent. If Russia were going to use nukes in response to the West simply arming Ukraine, then they would have already used nukes by now.

Ukraine: Russia is pushed back from Kharkiv and driven towards borderThe front lines of the war in Ukraine continue to be re-drawn as Volodymyr Zelensky's troops liberate more villages and towns to the north of Kharkiv So which story is correct ...

Russia-Ukraine war: what we know on day 78 of the invasion Russia n-controlled administration in Kherson plans to request annexation; Ukraine claims it has recaptured Pytomnyk, north of Kharkiv राजस्थान की भ्रष्ट बेईमान निक्कमी वह नकारा गहलोत सरकार को उखाड़ फेंकने के लिए राजस्थान के प्रत्येक व्यक्ति ने पूरी ताकत के साथ कमर कस ली हैं पिछले 4 वर्षो में सरकार ने राजस्थानियों का जो खून चूसा हैं उसको राजस्थान कभी नही भूलेगा 🙄🤷 when it stop, Putin Dictatorship is evil 🙄🤬😡👀🙄😤 We know that the MSM are been covering up for the crimes that Ukraine 🇺🇦 has been committing.

Zelenskiy says Ukraine forces pushing back Russia troops in KharkivPresident says military gradually pushing Russia n troops away from key city as Ukraine ’s gas operator says it will stop the flow of gas to Europe Comedian soon GRUILLO 👽 and ZALON ☻️ will take over. Yesterday at a May 9th concert in Moscow, broadcast on Channel One, pictures of famous American robbers Bonnie and Clyde were shown, passing them off as war veterans.

US Congress approves $40bn aid for Ukraine as Russia pummels Odesa port - follow live🔴 US Congress approves $40bn aid for Ukraine as Russia pummels Odesa port – follow live Wtf we have given them 10% of their whole GDP now. Might as well just purchase the gdamn country at this point. Tired of our gov having no problem helping the world but NY is $5k for a 1br, gas is $5+, Detroit still looks like shit, etc. Fix our home before you fix someone elses!

Fri 13 May 2022 01.British soldiers would be sent to defend Sweden and Finland from Russian invasion, Boris Johnson said on Wednesday as he sealed mutual defence pacts with the Nordic nations to strengthen opposition to Vladimir Putin.Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has killed thousands of people, laid waste to swathes of its former Soviet neighbour and raised fears of the gravest confrontation between Russia and the United States since the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis.Ukraine counter-attack north of Kyiv has pushed Russian troops back to border.

22 BST Last modified on Fri 13 May 2022 01.23 BST A court in Kyiv will hear the first war crime trial of the invasion. The defence pacts, signed during Mr Johnson\u0027s visit to both countries on Wednesday, are a warning shot to Moscow in case it is tempted to invade Sweden and Finland before they are expected to join Nato. Vadim Shysimarin, 21, a commander in Russia’s Kantemirovskaya tank division, is accused of shooting dead an unarmed man, 62, who was on a bicycle and talking on his phone in the village of Chupakhivka, Sumy. ‘The thesis that Russia frightens the world with a nuclear conflict is being pushed to the top of the agenda. Shysimarin was ordered “to kill a civilian so he would not report them to Ukrainian defenders”, according to prosecutors.. The Russian foreign ministry in Moscow said it would have to take “military-technical” steps if Helsinki applied for Nato accession, after Finland’s president, Sauli Niinistö, and prime minister, Sanna Marin, said it must apply to join the military alliance “without delay”.

Sweden is expected to follow within days.’ Medvedev is one of three men alive who have had their finger on Russia’s nuclear button (Picture: Kpa/Zuma/REX/Shutterstock) Medvedev, 56, is one of three men alive whose finger has been on Moscow’s nuclear button. Russia could cut its gas supplies to Finland on Friday , a day after Finnish leaders said they would apply to join Nato, according to reports. The Republican senator Rand Paul has blocked the passage of a $40bn aid bill for Ukraine in the US Senate. Paul demanded changes including an inspector general to oversee how it is spent. Russia and the US are by far the world’s biggest nuclear powers. Michael Carpenter, the US ambassador to the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), said that “at least several thousand Ukrainians” have been sent to so-called “filtration centres” in Russia where they are subject to “brutal interrogations”.

Tens of thousands more had been evacuated to Russia or Russia-controlled territory. Carpenter said that one survivor said “everyone was afraid to be taken to Donetsk”, where they could be the victim of “further investigation or murder”.csis. Urgent measures to break the Russian blockade of grain exports from Ukraine’s ports, including by trying to open routes through Romania and the Baltic, are being discussed at a three-day meeting of G7 foreign and agriculture ministers in Germany. Before the war, most of the food produced by Ukraine – enough to feed 400 million people – was exported through its seven Black Sea ports. Ukraine said it had damaged and set on fire a Russian navy logistics ship in the Black Sea.uk) Putin, 69, says his ‘special military operation’ in Ukraine is necessary to disarm the country and rid it of what the Kremlin calls anti-Russian nationalism fomented by the West.

The Vsevolod Bobrov was near Snake Island, said Serhiy Bratchuk, a spokesman for the Odesa regional military administration in southern Ukraine. The Guardian could not independently verify the details and Russia’s defence ministry did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Ukraine’s deputy prime minister, Iryna Vereshchuk, said “very difficult negotiations” were ongoing to evacuate 38 seriously wounded fighters from the besieged Azovstal steel plant in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, in exchange for Russian prisoners of war. Kyiv says Putin’s invasion has only strengthened the Ukrainian people’s wish to turn westwards out of Russia’s orbit. “We work step by step,’” he said. “We will exchange 38, then we will move on.

” The number of people who have fled Ukraine to escape Russia’s invasion has exceeded six million, the UN’s refugee agency has said. A further eight million people have been displaced inside Ukraine. Nearly 100 children were killed in Ukraine during April alone but actual figures could be significantly higher, the United Nations children’s fund has said. Unicef’s deputy executive director, Omar Abdi, demanded an end to the bombing of Ukrainian schools, adding that one in six Unicef-supported schools in eastern Ukraine had been “damaged or destroyed” as of last week. European Union leaders plan to assess Ukraine’s membership next month, according to the French foreign ministry.

The UN’s human rights council has passed a resolution to investigate alleged abuses by Russian troops in parts of Ukraine formerly under their control, with a view to holding those responsible to account. The resolution passed by a strong majority, with 33 members voting in favour and two – China and Eritrea – against. There were 12 abstentions. The UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, said 1,000 bodies had been recovered in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, in recent weeks. Many of the violations it is verifying since the Russian invasion may amount to war crimes, she said.

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