The negotiations do not take off, on the contrary the Russian troops manage to block all access of Ukraine to the Sea of ​​Azov. Moscow ignores Zelensky’s call to meet and talk Antonio Emilio Caggiano
Rescuers work on the site of the National Academy of State Administration building damaged by bombing in Kharkiv, Ukraine
It could have been the night when the sound of words could have replaced the sound of guns, but it didn’t. The night that began with Zelensky’s invitation to talk, to meet, to put an end to the war, and instead went on as the previous ones, with the Russian military who managed to block all access of Ukraine to the Sea d’Azov, with bombs, with sirens, with new pain. Here’s what happened last night.

  • “Meaningful peace and security talks for Ukraine are Russia’s only chance to reduce the damage caused by its mistakes. Time to meet. Time to talk. Time to restore territorial integrity and justice for the country. ‘Ukraine. Otherwise, Russia’s losses will be such that several generations will not be enough to repair “. This was stated in a video by the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky.
  • Putin: “We will implement all our plans”, then telephones Macron and accuses Kiev of war crimes. According to the head of the Kremlin, the troops are doing “everything possible” not to hit civilians.
  • Russian forces managed, in the Donetsk operational area, to “temporarily” deprive Ukraine of access to the Sea of ​​Azov. This was reported by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine as reported by ‘Ukrainska Pravda’.
  • Ukrainian authorities will discuss the formula in which Kiev’s Euro-Atlantic aspirations are articulated after the end of talks with Russia. This was stated by the Interfax-Ukraine agency, citing the president of the Ukrainian Parliament (Verkhovna Rada), Ruslan Stefanchuk.
  • The United Nations delivered the first shipment of humanitarian aid to the Ukrainian city of Sumy. Thousands of civilians have fled the besieged city in the north-east in recent days, but many others have remained. “We are here to help the most vulnerable civilians involved in the fighting, wherever they are in Ukraine,” said UN crisis unit coordinator for Ukraine, Amin Awad.
  • One of the 3 power lines of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the largest in Europe, located near the Ukrainian city of Enerhodar, is back in operation.
  • The two former American presidents, Democrat Bill Clinton and Republican George W. Bush, expressed their support for Ukraine by visiting a Ukrainian church in Chicago. Wearing blue and yellow ribbons, colors of the Ukrainian flag, the two former presidents placed bouquets of sunflowers, the country’s symbolic flowers, in front of the Catholic Church of Saints Volodymyr and Olhae, then gathered in prayer.
  • “The text of a possible treaty between Russia and Ukraine must be approved before even mentioning the possibility of a meeting between the presidents of Russia and Ukraine”. This was stated by the chief Russian negotiator, Vladimir Medinsky. “Before even mentioning a meeting of the two leaders, the negotiating delegations must prepare and agree on the text of a treaty. Subsequently, the text should be initialed by the foreign ministers and approved by the governments,” he added.
  • Prime Minister Draghi maintains his commitment to intervene with 4.4 billion, to defend the purchasing power of families and the entrepreneurial fabric most exposed to the war between Russia and Ukraine. He does so by taxing
    the extra profits of energy companies by 10%. Ok also to the plan for the reception of 83 thousand refugees: the government is ready to allocate 400 million for health and education.
  • Bosch, the leading European manufacturer of car components, stops production at its Russian plants. The news, reports the BBC, comes after the statements of the Ukrainian side on the identification of the supply by Bosch of fundamental components for the vehicles of the Russian infantry. In Germany an investigation would be opened to verify possible violations of the sanctions imposed on Moscow by the European Union.
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