It’s the 112th day of the war in Ukraine. Severodonetsk remains the epicenter of the Russian offensive, where the clash is “terrifying” as President Zelensky reported: to support the offensive on Donbass, Moscow has sent other tactical battalions and its forces are trying to break through Slavyansk. Hit as much artillery as possible. The Kremlin and the militias of the Lugansk People’s Republic announced their intention to open a humanitarian corridor to evacuate 550 civilian refugees from the Azot plant.
Kyiv continues to question Ukraine’s need for more long-range weapons. After all, according to military analysts in London, the Russians are advancing in Kharkiv.
A meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the issue of grain export from Ukrainian ports is not planned in the near future. Biden Declaration: “We will build silos on the border to export them.”
Meanwhile, rejecting all forms of hatred and emphasizing the search for peace, Italian Prime Minister Draghi will be in Kyiv with Schulz and Macron on Thursday, June 16. But the European Commission has not decided anything about Ukraine’s accession to the Union.
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02.30 – US Treasury: Profits from Russian oil should be limited
“It is likely that Russian oil profits have increased despite the decline in crude oil exports and the United States and its allies must find ways to reduce Moscow’s oil revenues, perhaps by imposing a price cap.” This was said by Deputy US Treasury Secretary Wali Ademo. Ademo added that “the United States is discussing with its European and Asian allies a way to impose a ceiling on the prices paid for Russian crude to reduce the benefits resulting from high oil prices.”
02:00 – Zelensky: In the south, the goal is to liberate Kherson
Not only the Donbass battle. Ukrainian President Zelensky explains in his nightly speech: “We continue to put pressure on the occupiers in the south of the country. The main goal is to liberate Kherson and we will move in this direction step by step.”
01.48 – Zelensky: In the south, the goal is to liberate Kherson
“We continue to put pressure on the occupiers in the south of the country. The main goal is the liberation of Kherson and we will move in this direction step by step.” This was stated by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in his evening speech on the progress of the conflict. UNIAN.
01.19 – EU agency: Concerned about planes made in the West
The European Union’s Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said it was “extremely concerned” about the safety of Western-made aircraft that continue to fly to Russia without adequate spare parts and maintenance. “It is a very dangerous situation,” EASA CEO Patrick Key said on the sidelines of a conference, adding that regulators did not have valid data on many aircraft flying into Russian territory. The European Union and the United States moved to restrict Russia’s access to spare parts after the invasion of Ukraine.
00.45 – US intelligence: The war has reached a critical stage
The war in Ukraine has reached a decisive stage that could determine the long-term outcome of the conflict. This was reported by multiple sources close to US and Western intelligence, according to reports CNN Which also shows how this crucial moment can also force a difficult decision by Western governments, which have so far provided support to Ukraine at an ever-increasing cost to their economies and national arms stocks. According to a senior US defense official, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will be ready to lead a working group of about 50 countries to discuss the crisis. “I think we are about to get to the point where one side or the other will succeed,” a senior NATO official said. “Either the Russians get to Sloviansk and Kramatorsk or the Ukrainians stop them here.” And if the Ukrainians can hold out here, in the face of such a number of troops, it will be significant. ”
00.20 – Zelensky: Painful losses in Donbass, but we have to hold out
In the Donbas region, the Ukrainian armed forces are recording “painful losses,” but “we must stand firm,” because the region is “the key to deciding who will control in the coming weeks. The greater the losses suffered by the enemy, the less his strength in pursuing his aggression.” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said this in his nightly speech on Telegram.
00.01 – Stoltenberg: Silinsky will speak at the NATO Leaders Summit in Madrid
“I can’t wait to welcome President Zelensky who will address the NATO leaders at our summit in Madrid.” NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said this after an informal meeting on Tuesday at the Dutch Prime Minister’s official residence in The Hague, co-hosted by his Danish counterpart. “In response to the ‘Russian invasion of Ukraine’, we have strengthened our ability to protect and defend every inch of NATO territory – and we will take the next steps in Madrid,” he added.
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