Russia attacks a military factory in the suburbs of kyiv

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14:50 : Despite the resumption of Russian bombing in Kyiv, the French embassy has decided to return to the Ukrainian capital. In early March, she had been relocated to Lviv, in the west of the country, for security reasons. Franceinfo reviews this return to the capital.

14:50 : Ukrainian authorities provide an initial assessment of the shelling that hit a military factory in the suburbs of kyiv this morning, killing one person and wounding several, according to authorities. On Telegram, the mayor of the capital, Vitali Klitschko, announced that one person had been killed andt “several” hospitalized after this strike in the Darnytsky district.

2:09 p.m. : Here’s what to remember from the news this Saturday at noon:

Extinction Rebellion activists have settled in the heart of Paris for an action that should last three days. The goal: put climate issues back at the center of the debate”. follow our live.

The president and candidate for his re-election, Emmanuel Macron, will hold a meeting at 3:30 p.m. in Marseille (Bouches-du-Rhône). The candidate of the National Rally, Marine Le Pen, was traveling to Saint-Rémy-sur-Avre (Eure-et-Loir). In addition, demonstrations against the extreme right are organized throughout France, while anti-Macron activists will march this afternoon in Paris at the initiative of Florian Philippot’s Patriots. Follow our direct.

Moscow claimed responsibility for the bombing this morning of a military equipment factory, in particular tank manufacturing, on the outskirts of kyiv. Follow our direct.


The participants in the 2nd women’s edition of Paris-Roubaix started at 12:35 p.m. To not miss anything at the end of this race, go in the live commented on francetv sport.

1:38 p.m. : Thousands of faithful attended the Way of the Cross last night presided over by the Pope at the Colosseum in Rome. On this occasion, two friends, a Russian and a Ukrainian, carried the cross together. A controversial decision explained in this article. Ukrainian nurse Irina (second from right) and Russian nurse Albina (right) present the cross to a migrant family during the Via Crucis presided over by the Pope in Rome, on April 15, 2022. (AFP PHOTO / VATICAN MEDIA) (AFP PHOTO / VATICAN MEDIA)

1:13 p.m. : “I have a friend who went to the Russian zone south of Zaporizhia to look for his son and his girlfriend who had disappeared.. Finally, he found the burned bones of the young woman and also of her burned son, who had apparently survived a few days but was already dead when his father found him.”

The stories of the Ukrainian refugees in Zaporizhia, in a reception center, draw the map of a territory of arbitrariness where the Russian occupiers assert their new power through violence and humiliation. Franceinfo collected their testimonies. Civilians who fled the city of Energodar upon arrival in Zaporizhia, on March 9, 2022. (DMYTRO SMOLIYENKO/AVALON/MAXPPP)

12:17 p.m. : British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is now banned from entering Russia. This decision, which also affects other senior British officials, was made after London imposed new sanctions on Moscow.

12h42 : Here’s what to remember from the news this Saturday at noon:

Extinction Rebellion activists have settled in the heart of Paris for an action that should last three days. The goal: put climate issues back at the center of the debate”. follow our live.

The president and candidate for his re-election, Emmanuel Macron, will hold a meeting at 3:30 p.m. in Marseille (Bouches-du-Rhône). The National Rally candidate, Marine Le Pen, for her part, travels to Saint-Rémy-sur-Avre (Eure-et-Loir). In addition, demonstrations against the extreme right are organized throughout France, while anti-Macron activists will march this afternoon in Paris at the initiative of Florian Philippot’s Patriots. Follow our direct.

Moscow claimed responsibility for the bombing this morning of a military equipment factory, in particular tank manufacturing, on the outskirts of kyiv. Follow our direct.

At 12:35 the 2nd women’s edition of Paris-Roubaix starts. In the absence of the current British champion, Lizzie Deignan, and the second, the Dutch Marianne Vos, positive for Covid-19, the race promises to be very open. To not miss anything of the race, go in the live commented on francetv sport.

11h03 : Much further west of Mariupol, not far from kyiv, is the town of Borodyanka. It was massively destroyed by the Russian army, which left two weeks ago. Since then, the neighbors try to collect their belongings and clean the streets, although the bombings could hit the area again. Here is the franceinfo report on the ground. Administrative building damaged by shelling in the city of Borodyanka, April 12, 2022. (ANNA VOYTENKO/MAXPPP)(MAX PPP)

10:59 a.m. : The last fighters of the Ukrainian resistance hide in the huge Azovstal factory. Local authorities say that this battle of Mariupol left 20,000 dead. “We totally ignore the results of this battle, no one can know.” temple Luc Lacroix, according to which “nobody can have a global vision of the situation”.

10:58 a.m. : Very quickly, Russian forces established a siege. A week after the start of the Russian invasion, on March 1, half the city had no electricity. On the 3rd, the mayor of the city pointed out “the blockade”. The inhabitants were then trapped and victims of bombings that shocked international opinion.

10:58 a.m. : After more than forty days of fierce fighting and shelling, Mariupol is almost destroyed. This Russian-speaking city of almost 450,000 inhabitants on the shores of the Sea of ​​Azov is symbolic and strategic for Vladimir Putin. With my colleague Benoît Jourdain, I tell you how Mariupol descended into chaos. An aerial view of the city of Mariupol, Ukraine, on April 12, 2022. (ANDREY BORODULIN / AFP) (ANDREY BORODULIN/AFP)

10:41 : The mayor of kyiv, Vitali Klitschko, has once again appealed to the inhabitants who have left the city not to return there, but to stay in a “safe place”. Russian fire on the kyiv region had been light since late March, when Moscow withdrew its troops from around the capital, announcing that it wanted to concentrate its offensive on eastern Ukraine.

10:38 a.m. : The bombing this morning of a factory manufacturing military equipment, particularly tanks, on the outskirts of kyiv, was claimed by Moscow. “High-precision, long-range air-to-ground weapons destroyed the production buildings of an arms factory in kyiv,” the Russian Defense Ministry announced in a statement on Telegram.

09:57 : One military tank manufacturing factory in particular was targeted in a shelling this morning in the suburbs of kyiv. The mayor of the capital, Vitali Klitschko, assures on Facebook that he does not have any information about the possible victims at this time.

09h23 : This warning from Moscow comes as US President Joe Biden pledged $800 million in new military aid to Ukraine, including helicopters and armored personnel carriers.

10h08 : Russia warns the United States. In a formal complaint to Washington, Moscow warns the US government that “unforeseeable consequences” that it will continue its military aid to Ukraine. According to a diplomatic note reported by the Washington PostRussia believes that the military equipment supplied to Kyiv puts‘”oil on fire”.

10h08 : Here is a first point about the news this Saturday morning:

Russia bombed a Ukrainian missile manufacturer after yesterday losing the flagship of its Black Sea Fleet. The Vizar factory, targeted by Moscow, manufactures the Neptune anti-ship missiles, with which the Ukrainians they say they shot him Moscow. Follow our direct.
After Alsace, it is in Marseille that the president and candidate for his re-election, Emmanuel Macron, will hold a meeting at 3:30 p.m. In the first round of voting, the city placed Jean-Luc Mélenchon at the top of the vote. According France Blue Provence3,000 to 4,000 people are expected in the Pharo Gardens. follow our live.

• Easter should be the most difficult of all spring breaks in terms of road traffic, according to Bison Futé forecasts. The day is classified orangeea national level and red in the Great West and North.

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