Pope: “Time does not calm our pain”
In the Angelus, the Pope again directed his thoughts “to the war-torn Ukrainian population. The passing of time does not soothe our pain and our anxieties for those who are being beaten. Please do not take offense at this tragic truth, let us always leave it in our hearts, let us pray and fight from for peace.”
Zelensky: “Entering the European Union will strengthen the blockade”
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has expressed hope that his country will obtain the status of an EU candidate in his usual video message overnight. And the last stage of the “Great Diplomatic Marathon” had begun, he said: “In this marathon, we are really with the European Union, in a team, and this team must win. I am convinced that this decision can strengthen not only our country, but also the entire European Union.” “. According to local media, Zelensky added that he is sure that the country will receive an answer very soon. Yesterday, the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said in Kyiv that Ukraine will be informed next week whether it can move to the next stage of joining the bloc.
Kyiv: Russian raid on western Ukraine, 22 others wounded
At least a provocation 22 wounded A Russian raid was carried out yesterday in the area of TernopilIn western Ukraine, according to the region’s governor Volodymyr splatter. “Yesterday, at 7.46 pm (local time, 6.46 pm in Italy), the Chürkev was hit by four missiles, all fired from the Black Sea,” Governor Volodymyr Tersh stated in a Facebook post, adding that all the wounded were taken to hospital.
Kyiv: “26 houses destroyed in Lugansk”
Russian forces destroyed 26 homes in the region Lugansk Yesterday as well as a shopping mall and store. This was announced by the governor of Lugansk, Serhi Gaydaywrites on Telegram Ukrinform.
von der Leyen: “A historic choice in Kyiv”
Regarding the granting of EU candidate status to Ukraine, “the challenge is to leave the European Council with a unified position that reflects the scale of these historic decisions.” The President of the European Union Commission said that Ursula von der Leyen He is speaking with a range of international media, including ANSA, on his way back from his visit to Kyiv. “I hope we can say, looking back over the past 20 years, that we made the right decision” by showing “we are not shy and with a closed mind,” von der Leyen added. “Ukraine has achieved many of its” goals “in these 10 years and more remains to be achieved. Our opinion reflects all this very carefully. The path of the “state” towards EU membership is known to all. On the basis of merit, ”stressed the head of the body. Von der Leyen, after leaving Kyiv, returned to eastern Poland by night train.
China: ‘Never provided financial support to Moscow’
China has never provided any material support to Russia in the war against Ukraine: Defense Minister Wei Fengyi, speaking at the Shangri-La Dialogue security summit in Singapore, said that Beijing supported peace talks and opposed the supply of arms, expressing complete doubts about the effectiveness of sanctions. What is the main cause of the crisis? Who is the mastermind of all this? Who loses more? And who can earn more? Who promotes peace and who pours oil on the fire? I think we all know the answers,” he continued, without clarifying the Chinese position.
United States: “Russian control of Luhansk in a few weeks”
Russia is likely to control the entire Middle East Luhansk In Ukraine in a few weeks. This was stated by a US defense official, citing Washington Post. The cities of Severodonetsk and Lesichansk are already under great pressure and could fall under the weight of Russian forces within a week, the US official said, with the Russian advance coming at a heavy cost to its military in terms of dead and wounded.
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