Ukraine: “Russia has not authorized any humanitarian evacuation” in Mariupol
If Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk announced the conclusion of an agreement for the opening of nine humanitarian corridors on Thursday, April 14, in order to evacuate civilians from various cities in the country, this would not worry Mariupol according to the mayor – deputy of the port city.
In fact, on BFMTV this morning, Sergei Orlov said: “Russia has not authorized any humanitarian evacuation.”
Ukraine: “between 100,000 and 130,000 civilians suffering from lack of water and food” in Mariupol according to its deputy mayor
On BFMTV this Monday morning, the deputy mayor of marioupol Sergei Orlov stated:
“There are still between 100,000 and 130,000 civilians suffering from lack of water and food.”
With the city poised to fall to Vladimir Putin, hundreds of Ukrainian soldiers are reportedly continuing to fight in Mariupol despite threats from Russia.
Ukraine: “about 20 to 25% of the city is still defended”, according to the deputy mayor of Mariupol
Guest of BFMTV this Monday morning, the deputy mayor of Mariupol, Sergei Orlov gave some information about the situation to marioupol, a city about to fall into the hands of the Russians. According to him, “20-25% of the city is still defended, under the control of the Ukrainian army.”
War in Ukraine: the three possible scenarios of the Russian attack on Donbass
Ukraine has feared for several days a new massive Russian offensive in the Donbass region. On Sunday, the president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, accused the Russians of wanting to “destroy” this entire eastern region. How would they do it? Three scenarios could be considered.
Volodymyr Zelensky will not leave eastern Ukraine
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in an interview granted on Friday to the continuous news channel CNN and aired on Sunday, that Ukraine was unwilling to cede territory in the eastern part of the country. The Ukrainian army is ready to fight the Moscow army in the Donbass region in a battle that could influence the course of the war in his words.
In this regard, BFMTV was able to follow a unit of Zelensky’s men in northern Donbass, which has been preparing for several days for an advance by Russian forces.
In Kharkiv, our reporters under Russian bombs
In Moscow’s sights since Russian President Vladimir Putin announced withdraw troops from the kyiv region to focus on eastern Ukraine, Kharkiv experiences deadly shelling every day. Our reporters bear witness to the violence at the scene.
At least five people were killed and 13 injured on Sunday in a series of strikes in this large city in the north-east of the country, the emergency services announced to Agence France-Presse.
War in Ukraine: the situation at the beginning of this 54th day of conflict
Now that this Monday marks the 54th day of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, where are we in the conflict? New bombings have taken place in the last hours in several cities of the country. On the international stage, the Ukrainian president invited his French and American counterparts to come and see the “genocide” committed by the Russian army.
Zelensky discussed the reconstruction of Ukraine with the Managing Director of the IMF
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Sunday that he discussed with International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva Ukraine’s financial stability and post-war conflict reconstruction.
“I discussed with the Managing Director of the IMF, Georgieva, the issue of ensuring Ukraine’s financial stability and preparations for post-war reconstruction. We have clear plans at the moment, as well as a vision of the prospects. I am sure that the cooperation between the IMF and Ukraine will continue to bear fruit,” he tweeted.
Zelensky accuses the Russians of wanting to “destroy the Donbass”
The Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky, accused the Russian of vouloir “destroy” all over the eastern region of Donbass, promising that all will be true for the defense, to commence for the strategic port of Marioupol or the armed soldiers are appealed to combat “jusqu’ at the end”.
“Russian soldiers are preparing for an offensive in the east of our country in the near future. They literally want to finish off and destroy Donbass,” Volodymyr Zelensky said in a video message.
“Just as the Russian military is destroying Mariupol, they want to destroy other cities and other communities in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions,” he continued, before launching: “we are doing everything possible to ensure defense.”
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