US intelligence: “New Russian offensive may already be over the weekend”
Russia may already begin a new phase of its military campaign in Ukraine This weekend Or at the beginning of the next. Two senior U.S. defense officials were quoted as saying Nbc Anonymous. In this context, the sources said that the US was trying to force the Allies to send more weapons to Ukraine so that the ammunition provided by the Kiev army in the midst of the attack would not run out.
Kiev parliament: “21 journalists have been killed since the war began”
They have lost their lives since the beginning of the war in Ukraine 21 journalists: The Press Freedom Commission of the Ukrainian Parliament announced it. “We extend our deepest condolences to the families of the victims. We call for a global response to the crimes committed by the Russian occupiers in Ukraine, including the destruction of the independent media. We urge the police to carefully document the crimes against journalists. ”
Zhelensky: “Italy is ready to act as a guarantee for Ukrainian security”
Italy has said it is ready to act as a couple Security Guaranteed Ukraine as a result of possible peace talks. In an interview with Ukrainian media, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky said that Italy, Britain, the United States and Turkey were also preparing. “To date, although we have not yet signed up, there are those who say they are ready, Great Britain, the United States, Italy, Turkey,” Zhelensky said. “Alone, I am with Ursula (Van der Leyen, President of the European Commission, Ed), With Charles Michel, France and Germany. We will hold the first round of five-way talks (Great Britain, USA, Germany, France and Poland). Other countries will join later. ”
Zhelensky: “Humanitarian crisis in Mariupol, but ours is defending itself”
In Mariupol “one Humanitarian crisis“,” Very difficult situation “players prevented, wounded prevented”. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky told the news website Ukrainska PravdaHowever, it does promise that “the boys will defend themselves.”
Zhelensky: “Negotiations end if Mariupol is destroyed”
Destruction of Ukrainian forces defending the city of Mariupol “That would put an end to the negotiations With Russia “, the president said Volodymyr ZhelenskyQuoted Kiev Freedom. “The destruction of our army, our boys, will end all negotiations,” he said. Zhelensky had previously said that talks were underway on the fate of Mariupol, but that the Russians should surrender. The president said Ukraine did not trust Russia’s request, fearing that its own soldiers would be massacred if they surrendered their weapons.
Donetsk separatist leader: “Those who do not surrender to Mariupol will be expelled”
Ukrainian fighters who stay in Mariupol and refuse to surrender will be expelled. This was stated by the President of the Donetsk People’s Republic, Denise BushlinRussian news channel quoted Rosia 24. “Those who belonged to the regular army, like the sailors you saw, were ready to surrender.” On the contrary, “nationalists, that is, members of nationalist battalions, have no intention of giving up openly, which is why They must be removedBushlin said this while talking to Chechen politician Adam Delimcono.
Kiev: “The mines left by the Russians are in the washing machine”
Before retreating from the Ukrainian cities, the Russians left many traps in their homes Explosives in washing machines. This was stated by the Minister of Interior of Ukraine Denis Monastirsky. “Everywhere the invaders spent the night, they set up traps and people found explosives in the homes of police officers, rescue workers and soldiers,” he said. The threat of landmines is still high, the minister warned, calling on citizens not to return to the country until the bombing forces clear the landmines.
Ukrainian media: “Donetsk separatist commander abducted by Russian 007”
Edward Pasurin, Deputy Commander Russian-backed separatist fighters In the self-proclaimed People’s Republic of Donetsk, he “disappeared” after an interview with Russian intelligence FSB agents: according to some Ukrainian media,Ukrainska Pravda And site Fake. The hypothesis is that Pasur was arrested or abducted because he would have revealed that he was being intercepted by the Ukrainians. Russian projects Use of chemical weapons to locate banned Ukrainian guards in Mariupol amid the ruins of the Azovstal steel plant. On April 12, the Russian company quoted Basurin Rhea Novosti, Publicly threatened to use chemical weapons to “expel” Ukrainian militants from the old Mariupol factory. The Ukrainian media also report that the Russian purge of the “failed” military campaign in Ukraine is taking place between Russian armed forces and Donbass separatist militants.
“There is a fire in the refinery that was bombed in Lugansk”
The Russians attacked there Refinery From Lyciansansk, In Lugansk, the fire broke out in all five thousand square meters of the plant. Some residential areas were also targeted. This was stated by the head of the regional state administration, Serhi Haidai. “This is not the first bombing of the facility: they are planning and targeting it,” he added.
“Two killed and 18 wounded in attack on Kharkiv”
Two died And 18 people were injured In a missile attack this morning on two districts of Kharkiv district. This was reported by the Regional Attorney’s Office, which launched an initial investigation into Porsche law violations and premeditated murder. “According to the investigation, on April 16, 2022, at 11.45 am, the Russian army fired on a long-range cruise missile into the Slovitsky and Osnoviansky districts of Kharkiv. Two civilians were killed and 18 were injured in the blast. Houses, cars, a market and shops were damaged and destroyed, ”the prosecutor’s office wrote on its Telegram channel.
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