Holocaust Remembrance Day: “Indifference and Hate Murder”, Zelensky Says
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy declared it a “murder of indifference and hate” on Holocaust Memorial Day.
Putin accuses Ukraine of neo-Nazi crimes on Holocaust Remembrance Day
Vladimir Putin accused “neo-Nazis in Ukraine” of crimes against civilians on Friday, rhetoric the Russian president routinely uses to justify his military offensive on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
“Forgetting the lessons of history will repeat terrible tragedies. Evidence of this is crimes against civilians, ethnic cleansing (and) punitive measures organized by neo-Nazis in Ukraine,” he condemned in a statement.
“Our soldiers are fighting bravely against this evil” in Ukraine, he added.
Ukraine calls for Djokovic’s father to be banned from Australian Open after canceling visit
Ukraine’s ambassador to Canberra demanded on Friday that Australian Open organizers withdraw the recognition of Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic’s father, Sradjan Djokovic, after his supporters were filmed waving flags in support of the Russians.
Later in the evening, he finally gave up on the competition. “I’m only here to support my son. I don’t intend to make headlines or cause disruption (…). So in order not to cause any disruption to my son or his opponent during the semi-finals, I chose to watch the match from home,” Strjan Djokovic wrote in a press release. , a copy of which was obtained by AFP.
“It should be a great game and I will always be cheering for my son,” he concluded.
The IAEA said there had been explosions in recent days near the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant
“Powerful explosions” occurred near the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant. The director of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said in a press release today Thursday eveningAlmost a year after the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Raffaele Grassi continues that the explosions are “military operations near a base located on the front lines of the ongoing conflict in the country”.
Why wait months to get kyiv tanks
A dozen European countries have declared their interest Deliver Leopard tanks to Ukraine Requested for months. But Kyiv, hoping to get them as soon as possible, risks waiting months before seeing them hit the ground running. Organizing such an activity is not done in a few weeks, but in months.
For these modern tanks, it is necessary to train hundreds of tankers. A Panther 2 consists of a crew of four soldiers: a tank commander, a turret operator, an ammunition loader and a driver. As of yesterday, Berlin, which is sending 14 Leopard 2A6s, said it would “start soon” and take place in Germany.
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At least 11 people were killed in the latest attack by Russian missiles on Thursday
Ukraine was the target of fresh heavy Russian bombings on Thursday, a day after Westerners decided to supply heavy tanks to the Ukrainian army, which left at least 11 people dead and 11 others injured and power cut.
In the immediate future, “eleven people were injured, unfortunately, and 11 died,” Ukrainian relief spokesman Oleksandr Koruneji told television, adding that the worst damage was in the Kyiv region. According to Ukrainian Armed Forces Chief of Staff General Valery Zalushny, Russia fired 55 missiles into Ukraine on Thursday and destroyed “47 of them, including 20 near Kiev”.
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