Kyiv demands in Moscow a cease-fire and the withdrawal of Russia
Kyiv will demand from Moscow a cease-fire and the withdrawal of Russian forces in the ongoing negotiations via video link. This was mentioned by Michalo Podolak, one of the negotiators and advisor to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, in a video on Twitter.
United Nations, more than 2.8 million people have fled
Meanwhile, the report on the number of people who have fled the conflict, provided by the United Nations refugee agency, has arrived. According to the United Nations, more than 2.8 million people fled Ukraine after the Russian invasion. Russia reported that at least 250,000 people have arrived from the invaded country since the beginning of the conflict.
New damage to the power line that feeds Chernobyl
It should also be noted, today, March 14, the new damage to the Russian Armed Forces, after recent repairs, of the line feeding the Chernobyl nuclear power plant and the city of Slavutych. This was reported by Ukrenergo, the company that operates the Ukrainian national transport network, on its Facebook page according to reports from UNIAN. Yesterday the high-voltage line feeding the Chernobyl power plant and the city of Slavutych was repaired and restarted.
Moscow accuses the West of wanting a “false default”
Sanctions and freezing of Russian foreign currency accounts are an attempt by Western countries to organize their “artificial backwardness”. This was stated by the Russian Ministry of Finance, according to TASS. “Statements that Russia cannot fulfill its public debt obligations do not correspond to reality,” the ministry said in a statement.
Meeting between Lavrov and the Foreign Minister of Qatar
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov received today the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani. Al-Thani said that Qatar believes in diplomacy and will spare no effort in supporting international efforts to find a peaceful solution to the crisis in Ukraine. Speaking with Lavrov during his visit to Moscow, he said that he “cannot wait to discuss the current situation in Ukraine and the path of negotiations. We hope that peaceful solutions will be found as soon as possible. “For his part, the Russian Foreign Minister said that this visit comes at an appropriate time to discuss bilateral relations and international issues. He added, “We are satisfied with the remarkable development of bilateral relations between Russia and Qatar,” explaining that “he talked about the interest in establishing humanitarian corridors.”
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