BOlan President Andrzej Duda has criticized phone calls from President Olaf Scholes and French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin. “These talks are useless. They are only legitimizing the person responsible for the crimes committed by the Russian military in Ukraine, ”Duda told Bildt.
“Did anyone say that to Adolf Hitler during World War II?” Did anyone say that Adolf Hitler should save face? ”. He does not know such voices. “Everyone knows: you have to defeat him.”
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12:57 – Kiev: Every day “up to a hundred Ukrainian soldiers killed”
Ukraine records that every day in the war with the Russian army “up to a hundred soldiers were killed and up to 500 wounded”. Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksi Resnikov said on Thursday that the situation in the front line in the eastern Donbass region was difficult.
“The Kremlin is constantly pressing, stumbling, facing strong opposition and facing heavy casualties with the sheer masses,” Resnikov said in a statement posted online. In early June, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky put the number of Ukrainian soldiers killed each day at 60 to 100.
12:36 pm – Party exclusion proceedings against Gerhard Schrder: SPD Hanover adjourns hearing due to illness
According to the SPD’s sub-district of Hannover, the SPD’s injunction against former president Gerhard Schroder, scheduled for next Wednesday, will be postponed. The hearings on the 17 proposals to be expelled from the party will not take place on June 15 as previously planned. Instead, it is scheduled to launch on June 22, a week later. This was confirmed at the request of WELT by Christoph Mattern, Executive Director, SPD Subdivision. The reason for the adjournment was that one of the three members of the arbitral tribunal was unwell. So far, two days of meetings have been scheduled for implementation.
Fifty-one representatives from 17 SPD branches are expected to attend the arbitral tribunal meeting, which called for the former president to be expelled from the party for his commitment to Russia. Schrder had announced that he wanted to stay away from the crowd. Applications for Schrder’s removal from the party came from the SPD District Association in Heidelberg, the W மாவட்டம்rzburg sub-district and various local SPD associations in North Rhine-Westphalia, Bavaria, Lower Saxony, Baden-Wூrttemberg, Berlin, Hesse and Saxony. Party branches have accused the former president of causing serious damage to the SPD by his commitment to Russian state-owned enterprises and his resignation from Russian President Vladimir Putin.
12:19 pm – EU Commission relies on speedy confiscation of Russian assets
The EU Commission hopes for rapid progress in seizing Russian boats or villas for the benefit of the aggrieved Ukraine. On the sidelines of a meeting of EU justice ministers in Luxembourg on Thursday, Justice Commissioner Didier Reinders said he had seen “almost consensus” among member states on the issue.
12:01 pm – Ukraine reports recapture of Kersen
The Ukrainian Defense Ministry says it has launched a counter-attack in the southern Ukrainian region of Kersan. The ministry in Kiev announced that some territories had been recaptured. Russia lost soldiers and supplies. As they retreated, Russian troops dug up the terrain and set up barricades.
10:56 am – Local authorities: Fierce street fighting in Siverodonetsk
According to local officials, violent street fighting is taking place in the eastern Ukrainian city of Siverodonetsk. Sergei Kaitoi, governor of the Luhansk region, explains that the Russian military is still shelling areas under Ukrainian control. Russian troops destroyed “everything that could be used for security.” However, Kaidoi says that if the Ukrainian military has long-range weapons at its disposal, it can “clean up” the city.
10:23 am – Mayor: It is not possible to expel Siverodonetsk
According to the mayor, eviction from Siev Zerodonetsk is no longer possible. Olexander Strjuk says about 10,000 civilians are still in the city. Meanwhile, Ukrainian forces continued to control the industrial zone and adjoining areas. The situation is difficult, but manageable.
11:36 am – Bushman: In some cases, kidnapping Russian oligarchs
Federal Justice Minister Marco Bushman has openly argued that Russian oligarchs are using their assets to hijack and rebuild Ukraine. An FDP politician said on the sidelines of an EU meeting in Luxembourg on Thursday that a distinction must be made between public and private property.
In the case of private property, there is the possibility of “skimming” the property. The prerequisite is that the suspects have been proven in court to have been involved in war crimes or illegal warfare.
10:18 a.m .: Zelenskyj warns of starvation due to naval siege
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky has condemned Russia’s siege of Ukrainian Black Sea ports. The world is on the brink of a “terrible food crisis” because Ukraine will not be able to export large quantities of grain, oil and other agricultural products, Zelenskyy said in a televised speech.
“Millions of people could starve if the Russian siege of the Black Sea continues.” Russian warships control the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, sending large quantities of food to Ukraine before the war.
9:57 am – Zelenskyj: Russia is still very strong in negotiations
According to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky, Russia finds itself in a strong position in the war against his country. Zelenskyi told US businessmen that the Kremlin was not ready to negotiate “because Russia could still feel its power.” In the video conference, he demanded: “We must weaken Russia, the world must do so.”
8:20 am – Lotterbach wants to help the severely wounded in Ukraine
Federal Health Minister Karl Lauterbach wants German assistance in treating those injured during a visit to Ukraine this Thursday. The SPD politician announced this on Deutschlandfunk. On the one hand, it includes treatment in Germany, but only for those wounded in the war-torn country.
07:20 – Zhelensky Adviser: Severe Russian shelling on Siverodonetsk
According to an adviser to President Volodymyr Zhelensky, Russian troops have changed their tactics in the war on East Ukraine’s Siverodonetsk. Oleksi Arrestovich said in his daily online interview on Wednesday that Russian soldiers had retreated from the city and were now being shelled by artillery. Russian troops also carried out airstrikes on Zhivorodonetsk. Thus, the center of the city is deserted.
“They retreated, and our troops retreated, so the artillery struck an empty square. They attacked hard without much success,” Arrestovich said.
02:07 am – VW pays workers at a Russian factory
According to a Russian newspaper, one of Volkswagen’s two factories in the country is offering up to six months’ wages if employees voluntarily leave the automaker. “Kommersant” cites information from trade union circles, according to which the offer is valid until June 17 and is addressed to the 200 employees of the Nizhny Novgorod plant. Health insurance contributions must be made by the end of the year.
00:08 – Dead and wounded in Russian attacks
According to officials, several civilians were killed or injured in the attacks in Ukrainian places. Donetsk Oblast Governor Pavlo Girilenko has blamed Russia for killing four and injuring five in a government-controlled area in the east of the country. “The situation is difficult. The front line is constantly on fire,” Kyrilenko said Wednesday.
The Ukrainian military says it has repulsed seven Russian attacks on Donbass. 31 militants were killed and several armored vehicles were destroyed. The Russian army destroyed about 20 houses and two schools and a railway station during shelling in Ukrainian places. The information was not verified independently.
Ukrainian civil servants say the Russian military is preparing for further attacks in the direction of the strategically important city of Slovenesk and launching shelling attacks on civilians and military infrastructure. Motor and air strikes have been reported from the Sumi area. At least one citizen was injured.
00:01 – City officials: Numerous bodies recovered in Mariupol
According to the mayor’s aide, workers found 50 to 100 bodies in each of the destroyed buildings in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol. Pedro Andriyushchenko told the Telegram that the bodies would be taken out of buildings and taken to mortuaries and landfills.
According to Ukrainian estimates, at least 21,000 civilians were killed in a week-long siege of Russia’s Mariupol. Thus, hundreds of buildings collapsed. There are reports of mass graves containing thousands of bodies. In May, Russia completely captured the city.
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