European policy on gas price caps is “crazy”. The attack comes from Russian President Vladimir Putin speaking while the European Council is considering the file in Brussels. He adds: The West’s moves against Russia are an “economic war”, but the Russian finances remain “steadfast” and the plan to destroy the Russian economy “failed”.
Moscow accuses Washington becoming a “de facto” part of the conflict Ukrainian says he ‘will not be able to escape involvement in the terrorism unleashed by Kyiv’ against the Russians.
According to Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, RIA Novosti reported that “Washington, which has in fact become a party to the conflict, will not be able to escape its involvement in the terror unleashed by the Kyiv regime against the civilian population of Russia and absolve itself of responsibility for the death and destruction that caused by American weapons.” Zakharova recalled a series of Ukrainian attacks on Russian cities and towns: “Such actions of the Kyiv regime are carried out with the approval of the United States, which is directly involved in directing artillery and missile systems.”
A spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry added that the recent visit by Martin Griffiths, UN Deputy Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, was “provocative and unacceptable.” “Griffiths’ visit to Kherson and the Russian region, where citizens voted in a referendum to join the Russian Federation and were accepted, is deliberately provocative and therefore unacceptable. The Secretary-General of the United Nations should demand an end to such initiatives by members of its humanitarian department.”
Meanwhile, Ukrainians reported that a drone targeted a Russian air base in Kursk, in the west of the country, last night.. The Russian governor said: ‘There were no injuries or damage’. Anton Gerashchenko, adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky wrote – reported by The Guardian – that “an unknown drone hit a military facility in Kursk”. He added that there were “two explosions”. For his part, the governor of the region, Roman Starovit, said – quoting the Russian news agency RIA Novosti – that “air defense worked in the Kursk region in the evening, and there were no casualties or damage.”
The Russians attacked central Kherson For the second time in a few days, it struck 100 meters from the regional state administration building and caused two deaths. This was stated by the deputy head of the office of the head of the region Kirillo Tymoshenko on Telegram, citing Ukrainska Pravda.
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