conflict in Ukraine Connect as NATO opens its doors to Finland And Sweden. Stockholm will formally apply for NATO membership: Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson announced this in her speech on the new era” for the Scandinavian country. “The government decided to inform NATO of Sweden’s desire to become a member of the alliance,” he told a news conference. Swedish Defense Minister Peter Holtkefes is scheduled to visit the United States on Wednesday to meet with Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin. The focus of the talks in Washington will be “Sweden’s request to join NATO, Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, the security situation in Europe, and bilateral relations.” Meanwhile, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced that A truce was reached with Kyiv for the evacuation of wounded Ukrainians from the Azovstal plant, in Mariupol. Interfax reports. According to the commander of the internal forces unit of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, ten Azovstal fighters surrendered, but the Mariupol municipality denied this. today in Brussels meeting of EU foreign ministers: the knot over the Russian oil embargo remains.
Russian raids on Severodonetsk, in the Lugansk region of eastern Ukraine, today caused the death of at least 10 people. This was stated by local governor Serhii Haiday, citing UNIAN. “At the moment, it is very difficult to control the area because of the new bombardment,” he added.
Putin’s war ends neutrality
Demand from Sweden and the European Union – “With Sweden’s NATO membership application with its strategic partner Finland, our security is getting stronger.” This was stated by European Council President Charles Michel, praising the two countries’ prime ministers for their decisions “which benefit collective security and defence. The EU’s contribution to NATO’s deterrence is increasingly invaluable,” concluded Michel.
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Scandinavian countries are ready to end the neutrality model after 70 years. The Interfax news agency quoted Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying that the admission was a mistake with far-reaching consequences. The Interfax news agency quoted Ryabkov as saying that NATO “must have no illusions” that Russia could tolerate Sweden and Finland joining the alliance. “How we ensure our safety… will depend on the practical consequences” of the planned entry. The Kremlin says Sweden’s and Finland’s accession to NATO “will not enhance” European security.
Russian President Vladimir said that “NATO expansion is artificial.” put it in Quoted by the Russian TASS news agency. Putin added that “Russia has no problems with Finland and Sweden, and their possible membership in NATO does not pose any threat to Moscow.” “Russia’s response to Finland and Sweden’s NATO membership depends on how the alliance expands infrastructure, where problems arise out of thin air.”
Sweden: SPD supports NATO membership
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“During the special operation in Ukraine, documented evidence testifying to the establishment of biological weapons laboratories near our borders was obtained,” Russian President Vladimir Putin was quoted by the TASS news agency as saying. “There are extremists in all countries, but Ukraine made the Nazis its national heroes.” “The outbreak of neo-Nazism in Ukraine has long been observed, and the West is turning a blind eye,” he added.
Ten Ukrainian fighters stranded on the grounds of the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol had surrendered to the forces of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR). This was stated by Alexander Khodakovsky, commander of a unit of the internal forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. “The first ten soldiers who were carrying white flags came out of a tunnel,” the Russian Interfax news agency quoted Khodakovsky in Telegram as saying. This morning, the advisor to Mariupol Mayor Petro Andryushenko denied the surrender of some fighters of the steel plant.
Russian missiles were fired at Mykolaiv in the morning, hitting a residential area of the city. Ukranska Pravda reports this and cites local official sources. Mayor Alexander Senkevich explained that the bombing hit the Ingulsky district, causing a fire in a furniture store, burning a car, and smashing the windows of some apartment buildings. According to the local emergency service, one person was injured.
Ukrainian forces blew up railway bridges between the cities of Robyzhny and Severodonetsk in the region Lugansk (East) captured by the Russians: Ukrinform News Agency. According to the head of the Lugansk Regional Military Administration, Serhiy Gaidai, Kyiv now controls 10% of the region’s territory.
Ukrainians destroy bridge to stop Russia’s advance in Donbass
New offensive operation of the Russian army in eastern Ukraine focuses on the direction of Donetsk Meanwhile, the regiments are stationed in the area of \u200b\u200bthe city of Izyum: according to Ukrainian media reports, the Kyiv General Staff wrote. In the direction of Slobozhansky, Moscow forces are trying to prevent the counterattack of Ukrainian units. According to the report, the Kyiv armed forces hit the Russians in the Chornobayvka district of the southern Kherson region, while some units of the Belarusian Armed Forces (up to seven battalions) continue to cover the Ukrainian-Belarusian border. Going north, the Russians tightened their control over the Ukrainian-Russian borders in the Bryansk and Kursk regions.
Missile attacks on the area Odessa, even across from a bridge over the mouth of the Dniester River. Ukranska Pravda reported this, citing local media, saying that in the attack, which destroyed a recreation center, two adults and a small child, who is dangerous, were injured. The Odessa authorities reported that as a result of a missile attack on the Odessa region by strategic aviation aircraft, the tourist infrastructure was damaged, buildings were destroyed and a fire broke out. “The enemy continues to attack the destroyed and non-functioning bridge over the mouth of the Dniester River,” the city council said, adding that civilians were also affected: “Two adults were wounded and a small child was seriously injured.”
Kyiv forces defend the east of the city Kharkiv Governor Oleh Senegubov announced in Telegram, quoting the BBC, that they had reached the border with Russia. The announcer notes that it is not yet possible to verify the governor’s information, how many troops have reached the Russian border and where. Meanwhile, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense published a video showing a number of soldiers of a regional defense brigade at an unspecified location on the border. One of the soldiers says: “We arrived, we are here.” The Ukrainian army has been driving Russian forces away from Kharkiv for days.
United States and Russia
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said today that Russia and the United States are not making arrangements for talks between the leaders of their countries, Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden, or between chief diplomats Sergei Lavrov and Anthony Blinken. TASS reports. “No,” such preparations are underway, Ryabkov said.
ZELENSKY TODAY TALKS WITH 65 UNIVERSITIES IN THE US AND CANADA
Today, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will speak via video link to students of major American universities. He said this himself in a video message transmitted by Ukrinform. “A mission of increasing importance as the war continues: to keep the world’s full attention on us, on Ukraine. Information about our needs should be in the news of all the countries that matter to us. For greater information and political support for Ukraine, Monday (today) I will reach out to students from leading American universities.” : 63 American universities and two Canadian universities, which brings together hundreds of thousands of students, experts and researchers. Their voice will surely enhance our skills,” the head of the Ukrainian state said, adding that he would answer the questions that the public would want to ask him.
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