The Russian response to the Western tanks supplied to Kiev is a rain of attacks against the country that kills 11 people and causes as many injuries, even with the fearsome latest generation Kinzhal hypersonic missiles, the real signal that Moscow sends to America and Europe. And while the timing for the arrival of tanks in Kiev and the new request for F-16s are being discussed, the door to dialogue closes once again between Ukrainian President Zelensky and Tsar Vladimir Putin, both of whom a diplomatic solution to the conflict. Because tension is skyrocketing and the Kremlin is accusing the West of now being directly involved in the conflict. The proof is precisely the tanks in Kiev, according to spokesman Dmitri Peskov
Orban, “we will not allow sanctions against Russian nuclear power”
New thrust by the Hungarian premier, Viktor Orbán, against the sanctions policy implemented by the EU against Russia. In the usual interview with Kossuth Radio, Orban announced Budapest’s veto of any restrictive measures on Russian nuclear energy. “We will not allow the plan to include nuclear energy in the sanctions to be implemented,” he explained. These measures “must obviously be vetoed. This is out of the question”
Poland will send 14 Leopard 2s and another 60 tanks
Poland will send 60 PT-91 Twardy tanks to Ukraine along with the previously promised 14 Leopard 2s. This was announced by the head of the office of the President of Ukraine, Andriy Yermak. “Poland will send 60 PT-91 Twardy tanks to Ukraine together with the previously announced 14 Leopard 2 tanks,” he wrote on his Telegram channel. Warsaw has already sent more than 200 T-72 tanks to Kiev.
Attacks in the Donetsk region: 2 dead and one wounded
Russian attacks in the night in the Donetsk region. Bombs in the town of Vuhledar hit 7 houses and 2 schools, two people were killed and one injured in Bohoyavlennka. This was reported by the governor of the region Pavlo Kyrylenko via Telegram. “One person was injured and a house was damaged in Bakhmut,” the message read. Buildings also damaged in Lysychansk and Katerynivka. Kyrylenko calls the night in the villages around Soledar “noisy”.
Calenda: “A mistake to combine a musical event with the message of the President of a country at war”
For Carlo Calenda it is “a mistake to combine a musical event with the message of the President of a country at war”. Thus the leader of Action in a tweet about Zelensky in Sanremo.
Cuperlo on Zelensky in Sanremo: “Let’s not confuse tragedy with audience”
Even Gianni Cuperlo is against the participation of the Ukrainian president in Sanremo: “Rai send a message from the president at 20:30 to unified networks. Let’s not confuse tragedy with audience”.
Survey, 75% proud citizens of the country
75% of Ukrainians feel proud of their country: this is what emerges from the 19th national survey, presented today by the director of the Rating Sociological Group, Oleksiy Antypovych. He brings it back Ukrinform. Last year, Antypovych recalled, “only a third felt proud”, while in 2021 the first response when thinking of Ukraine was “sadness”. “Currently, there is nothing like this – he continued -. In other words, the war has brought society to this state not from a passive state, but even from a state of depression in its attitude”. Antypovych stressed that more Ukrainians are no longer ashamed when they think about their country: “Just a year ago, one in five people said they were ashamed of the state, while today it is only 2%,” he said. Furthermore, today there are no people indifferent to the state, while in 2021 they were 5%.
Kiev: “Poland will send us another 60 tanks in addition to the Leopards”
“Poland will send Ukraine 60 PT-91 Twardy tanks, in addition to the previously announced 14 Leopard 2”. He announced it away Telegram the head of the Ukrainian bureau, Andriy Yermak.
007 Gb: “Russian army lies about offensive progress”
“There is a distinct possibility that Russian military sources are deliberately spreading misinformation in an attempt to make it appear that the Russian operation is maintaining momentum.” This is according to the daily report of the British Ministry of Defence. “Over the past six days, Russian online commentators have said that Russian forces have made significant progress, breaking through Ukrainian defenses in two areas: in Zaporizhzhia Oblast, near Orikiv, and 100 km to the east, in Donetsk Oblast , near Vuhledar,” the report reads, “Russian units likely conducted local probing attacks near Orikiv and Vuhledar, but it is highly unlikely that Russia actually made any substantial progress.”
IAEA: “Yesterday powerful explosions near Zaporizhzhia plant”
Observers from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reported powerful explosions near the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant during yesterday’s massive rocket attack by Moscow’s forces on Ukraine, the director said. general of the UN agency, Rafael Grossi, as reported by the Guardian. For her part, Renat Karchaa, adviser to the Russian agency that manages the country’s nuclear power plants – Rosenergoatom – said that Grossi’s claims are unfounded, calling them a “provocation”.
Djokavic’s father will not attend Astralian Open semifinal after appeal from Kiev
Srdjan Djokovic will not attend the semifinal of the Australian Open in which his son Novak is engaged against the American Tommy Paul. The father of the Serbian champion announced it a few hours before the start of the match. The decision not to attend the match follows the controversy that arose after the man was filmed in the company of some fans waving pro-Russian banners. “My family has experienced the horror of war and we only wish for peace,” Srdjan Djokovic said, adding: “I had no intention of causing such headlines or turmoil. I will watch the game from home.”
The governor of Donetsk: “The situation worsens in Donbass, the Russians are scorched earth”
Along the entire front line in the Donetsk region there is a significant aggravation of the situation. This was stated – as reported by the UNIAN agency – by the governor of the Donetsk Oblast, Pavlo Kyrylenko, arguing that due to the lack of successes on the battlefield, the Russian occupiers have intensified the bombing of the settlements. “The situation has worsened significantly – he said – from the south to the center of the region. The hottest part was and remains the Bakhmut direction, however now there is an intensification of fighting also in Avdiivka”.
“The Russians – he added – are unable to break through our defense line in the Donbass. The enemy suffers significant losses in personnel and armored vehicles. For this, he is once again resorting to the ‘scorched earth’ tactic, intensely bombing settlements and communities adjacent to the front line with rocket launchers and artillery”. In particular, the districts of Avdiivka, Vugledar, Toretsk came under fire
Australian Open, Ukraine calls for father Djokovic to be banned for pro-Putin photos
The Ukrainian ambassador in Canberra has asked the organizers of the Australian Open to withdraw the accreditation of the father of Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic, filmed together with fans waving pro-Russian flags and symbols. “His accreditation should be withdrawn. It is up to Novak and his team to take charge and resolve the matter,” Ambassador Vasyl Myroshnychenko explained.