Russia-Ukraine war: Zelenskyy warns Russian blockade could lead to food shortage

5/14/2022 4:59:00 PM

Russia's blockade of Ukrainian ports is “provoking a large-scale food crisis,” President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Friday in his late-night video address, as he

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Russia's blockade of Ukrainian ports is “provoking a large-scale food crisis,” President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Friday in his late-night video address, as he

“Russia will be forced to take retaliatory steps (both military-technical and other) in order to stop threats to its national security arising in this regard,” he added.Share this -Jason Abbruzzese“Drinking water is still inaccessible. For the majority of Mariupol residents, it is necessary to go a long way to water supply points (barrels or water carriers),” Petro Andryushchenko, adviser to the city's Mayor Vadym Boychenko, said Saturday in a Telegram post that was translated by NBC News.

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Zelenskyy Calls for Direct Talks With Putin as Russia Pulls Back From Kharkiv“We must find an agreement,” Zelenskyy said amid mounting fears that Moscow’s invasion and the West’s response have spiraled into a dangerous proxy war between nuclear-armed powers. 'We should find an agreement' should mean doing everything we can to deescalate the conflict so it doesn't turn into a global war or a nuclear confrontation. It shouldn't mean $40 billion for more weapons. Zelensky is a showman, not a serious negotiator. Just review his flip flopping. He has no intent to negotiate, just delay to get his $40 billion plus more weaponry. Else there would be an agreement already, and he doesn't need a face to face w/putin. Showman out for camera time.

Russia withdrawing troops after 'heavy losses', proving 'inability to capture key Ukrainian cities,' UK saysRussian military forces have withdrawn from a Ukrainian region proving their inability to takeover cities in Ukraine. They fled to 'reorganize and replenish its forces'. bull shit. 20 million cellphone phones in Ukraine and still no raw footage. Imagine what the $40,000,000,000 of US taxpayer money will do - besides prevent us from protecting our own border… Game over, Russia! Go home!

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Russia diplomat warns Ukraine joining EU same as joining NATOThe Russian deputy ambassador to the United Nations said the Kremlin's position on Ukraine's desire to join the bloc changed last month. A Rússia deitou-se na cama que fez... Too bad so sad. Time to erase Russia from the world map.

G-7 Warns Of Global Food Crisis If Russia Doesn’t Unblock Ukraine GrainUp to 50 million people, particularly in Africa and the Middle East, will face hunger unless the grain is released, said German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock. here are my naked photos ...this tactic won't work on Putin....give him something in return....he has nothing to lose... Leave AFRICA out of your nonsense. You cant keep using africa to gain sympathy for this your unnecessary proxy war!

3h ago / 12:00 PM UTC Moscow will be"forced to take retaliatory steps," if Finland joins NATO, Russia's foreign minister said Saturday.Sam Meredith This is CNBC's live blog tracking Friday's developments on the war in Ukraine.declined calls for face-to-face negotiations — he would not accept “ultimatums” from the Russian side.Fox News Flash top headlines are here.

“Finland’s accession to NATO will seriously damage bilateral Russo-Finnish relations, which are maintained by stability and security in the Northern European region,” Alexander Grushko said in a statement published on the Russian foreign ministry's website that was translated by NBC News. “Russia will be forced to take retaliatory steps (both military-technical and other) in order to stop threats to its national security arising in this regard,” he added. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Russia's strategic defeat is "already obvious," accusing the Kremlin's forces of trying to hide the truth with missle, air and artillery strikes. Russian officials have racheted up their rhetoric in recent days after a bid to join NATO. We aren’t on Russian soil,” he added. Share this - Mariupol officials warn of humanitarian crisis Artem Grudinin Jason Abbruzzese 4h ago / 10:42 AM UTC Mariupol officials are warning that a humanitarian crisis is developing in the city, which is now almost entirely occupied by Russian forces.K. “Drinking water is still inaccessible."  "Despite Russia’s success in encircling Kharkiv in the initial stages of the conflict, it has reportedly withdrawn units from the region to reorganize and replenish its forces following heavy losses," the Ministry continued.

For the majority of Mariupol residents, it is necessary to go a long way to water supply points (barrels or water carriers),” Petro Andryushchenko, adviser to the city's Mayor Vadym Boychenko, said Saturday in a Telegram post that was translated by NBC News. A Russian soldier is due to stand trial on Friday for killing an unarmed Ukrainian citizen.” The Ukrainian president’s comments came as peace negotiations remained at a standstill and as Western governments, including the United States, continued pumping billions of dollars worth of heavy weaponry into the war zone. “Food. Situation has not changed. 24. The flow of traders from the surrounding is increasing. Senate is to send to President Joe Biden’s desk a package containing another $40 billion in military and economic aid package for Ukraine. But the problem is money to buy this food,” he said. 4 Hours Ago Ukraine counteroffensive near Kharkiv starting to look similar to gains made in the west, think tank says Civilians walk past an old checkpoint in Kharkiv, Ukraine, on May 12, 2022. "The.

Andryushchenko added that as many as 170,000 Mariupol residents are without power and have no way to flee the area. The city's council and Boychenko also renewed calls for international help to save the Ukrainian soldiers holding out in the Azovstal steel plant. The U. “Every day the war continues, the risk of its spreading grows,” Andrew Murray of the U. "We need the involvement of the U.N. think tank said it is too soon to tell whether Russian forces will make a similar decision, however. and the Red Cross, the leaders of the world’s leading countries," Boychenko said in a separate statement published on the Mariupol City Council's Telegram page. “Other states could be drawn in by accident or design, and clearly Washington and London are seeing how far they can push their involvement without triggering wider war.

“Therefore, we appeal to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine to use all international instruments to save Ukrainian defenders and conduct an extraction operation. — Sam Meredith 5 Hours Ago Russian soldier to go on trial in first war-crimes case A Russian soldier is scheduled to go on trial Friday in the killing of an unarmed Ukrainian civilian, marking the first time since the start of the invasion that a member of the Russian military will be prosecuted for a war crime. We will fight for the lives of our military, just as they are defending our city,” Share this - Zelenskyy says talks for Azovstal evacuation ongoing Reuters 5h ago / 9:26 AM UTC Ukraine’s president said very difficult talks were underway on evacuating “a large number” of wounded soldiers from a besieged steelworks in the strategic southeastern port of Mariupol in return for the release of Russian prisoners of war. Mariupol, which has seen the heaviest fighting in nearly three months of war, is now in Russian hands but hundreds of Ukrainian defenders are still holding out at the Azovstal steelworks despite weeks of heavy Russian bombardment. Vadim Shyshimarin stands accused of shooting the 62-year-old man in the head through an open car window in the northeastern village of Chupakhivka. “The outline of an agreement on Ukrainian neutrality, without membership of NATO but with some form of international guarantees, seems to exist. Fierce Ukrainian resistance, which military analysts say President Vladimir Putin and his generals failed to anticipate when they launched the invasion on Feb. 24, has also slowed and in some places reversed Russian advances around Ukraine. — Associated Press 5 Hours Ago Russia investing 'significant effort' in bid to achieve eastern Ukraine breakthrough, UK says Service members of pro-Russian troops ride an armored personnel carrier during fighting in Ukraine-Russia conflict near the Azovstal steel plant in the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine May 5, 2022.

“At the moment very complex negotiations are under way on the next phase of the evacuation mission — the removal of the badly wounded, medics,” President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said in a late night address. “What makes this war so ghastly is the eventual outcome was widely known and achievable before Russia invaded, namely Ukrainian neutrality, no NATO membership, and territorial, legal and political accommodations over Crimea and the Donbas region. Share this - Bodies of Russian soldiers stored in refrigerator railway wagons 6h ago / 8:52 AM UTC Officials store bodies of Russian soldiers in refrigerator railway wagons in Kyiv, on Friday.K. Anadolu Agency / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Share this - Turkey’s leader opposes Finland, Sweden joining NATO Associated Press 7h ago / 7:52 AM UTC Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that his country is “not favorable” toward Finland and Sweden joining NATO , indicating Turkey could use its membership in the Western military alliance to veto moves to admit the two countries. “We are following developments concerning Sweden and Finland, but we are not of a favorable opinion,” Erdogan told reporters. In its latest intelligence update, the U. The Turkish leader explained his opposition by citing Sweden and other Scandinavian countries’ alleged support for Kurdish militants and others whom Turkey considers to be terrorists.

Share this - . ministry says the Kremlin's primary objective is to envelop Ukrainian forces in the Joint Forces Operation area, referring to the eastern line of contact between the separatist-held areas of Donetsk and Luhansk.