“Risky mission” for the Austrian chancellor who meets Vladimir Putin in Moscow today

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  • Ukraine announced on Sunday that more than 1,200 bodies have been discovered so far in the kyiv region, site of atrocities committed during the Russian occupation last month. Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova also reported 5,600 open investigations for alleged war crimes.
  • air strikes and bombing continued in Ukraine: on Sunday they caused at least two deaths in Kharkiv, and in its suburbs, announced the regional governor Oleg Singoubov. On Saturday, 10 civilians were killed and at least 11 wounded in attacks around and southeast of Kharkiv.
  • AN Dnipro, a large industrial city of one million inhabitants, a barrage of missiles destroyed the local airport, already hit on March 15, local authorities announced. The number of victims is still unknown.
  • On the night from Saturday to Sunday, it is in the region of Mykolaiva hundred kilometers northeast of Odessa, the country’s third largest city and an important strategic port on the Black Sea, where seven missiles had fallen, according to the local military command.
  • A curfew has been in effect from Saturday night to Monday morning at Odessathe main Ukrainian port located in the west of the country, on the shores of the Black Sea, facing the “threat” missile attacks, local authorities said.
  • Monday, the austrian chancellor Karl Nehammer will be the first European leader to travel to Moscow since the Russian invasion of Ukraine began on February 24 to meet President Putin there.
  • The World Bank published on Sunday night Catastrophic economic forecast for Ukraine and warned of an even bleaker scenario if the conflict bogs down. In 2022, Ukraine’s gross domestic product (GDP) will collapse by 45.1% -much worse than the 10% to 35% projected a month ago by the IMF-, Russia’s by 11.2%, according to the latest Washington Institution Projections.
  • Sunday, Pope Francisco called from Saint Peter’s Square to a “Easter Truce” for “come to peace” in Ukraine and put an end to “a war that every day brings before our eyes heinous massacres and heinous cruelties committed against defenseless civilians”. In response, the Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church, Kirill, called for “body” around the Kremlin to fight the “enemies from without and within” From Russia.
  • More than 4.4 million Ukrainian refugees They fled their country since the beginning of the invasion of their country by Russia, on February 24, according to figures from the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). The UN also estimates the number of internally displaced persons at 7.1 million.
  • The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights reported on April 9 that 4,149 civilian casualties in Ukraine, including 1,766 killeddeclaring that “The actual figures are considerably higher, as the receipt of information from some places where intense hostilities are taking place has been delayed, and many reports have yet to be substantiated.», especially in Mariupol.

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