Russia: 3491 Military infrastructure facilities destroyed in Ukraine
Since the start of the operation, Russian troops have destroyed 3491 military infrastructure facilities in Ukraine, according to news from the Russian news agency TASS, based on Russian Defense Ministry officials.
Citizen exchange and waiting for assistance in Donetsk
As Russia’s attacks on Ukraine continued, troops patrol the settlements of the Donetsk region under the control of pro-Russian separatists.
Expectations for evacuation and civilian support continue, as most settlements in the area have been damaged and destroyed.
Mayor Melitopol’s was abducted
Melitopol’s mayor Ivan Fedorov, who had been heavily bombarded and blocked by Russia, was kidnapped by Russian soldiers. “The Mayor of Melitopol’s Ivan Federov was abducted by Russian soldiers,” said Kirill Timoshenko, deputy director of the Ukrainian Presidential Office, in a statement about the incident.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky also said the kidnapping of Mayor Melitopol by Russian troops was a “crime against democracy.”
“The abduction of Melitopol’s mayor is a crime committed not only against Ukrainian cities and people, but also against democracy,” said Zelensky, pointing out that Russian troops have kidnapped Mayor Melitopol’s Ivan Fedrov. People in democracies will learn about it. “
Comparing Russia’s actions with those of the DEASH terrorist organization, Zelensky said, “I learned that Melitopol does not surrender to invaders like all Ukraine, Kherson, Berdyans’k and other cities.” He said.
Attack on the cities of Nikolaiev and Mariupol in Ukraine
On the 16th day of Russia’s attack on Ukraine, several cities in the country were once again targeted by Russian troops. The cities of Nikolaev and Mariupol, which the Russians most attacked, were bombed by Russian troops by both planes and rockets.
The attacks in Mariupol during the day continued uninterrupted at night. It was found that rockets struck several civilian settlements in Mariupol. In some parts of the city, housing conflicts continue between Russian and Ukrainian soldiers, who have rocketed abandoned buildings and continue to resist Russian soldiers with light weapons. increase.
From Israel to Ukraine “Conditions to Russia’s Request”
Israeli Prime Minister Naftari Bennett has informed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky of a request for concession by Russian President Vladimir Putin in the mediation of the war between Russia and Ukraine, “accepting the offer to prevent further bloodshed.” Is claimed to have been proposed. ..
According to news reported by the Israeli Harlets newspaper and the Walla website, Bennett, who went to Moscow to act as an intermediary for the Russian-Ukraine war, said Putin’s “Russian perception of the merger of Crimea, Ukraine’s perception, Donetsk and Luhansk have informed Zelensky of the remaining autonomous structure, including concessions such as “Kyiv’s pledge not to participate in NATO due to constitutional amendments”.
Talking to the Israeli media, Ukrainian official Bennett told Zelensky, “If I were on your behalf, I would think about the lives of my people and accept the offer.” He claimed to be teaching his words.
In contrast, Zelensky told Bennett, “I understand you.” I told you allegedly.
Ukrainian official Walla said, “Bennet offered us to surrender. We have no such intention. We know Putin’s offer is the beginning.” He said he said.
New sanctions from the United States
After Russia’s attack on Ukraine, the U.S. government has added three close relatives of Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov, Russian businessman Viktor Vekselberg, the board of directors of VTB Bank, and 12 members of Duma. Sanctions have been imposed on many Russian elites, including.
The U.S. Treasury said in a statement that Russia’s President Vladimir Putin’s “brutal and illegal invasion” of Ukraine has been sanctioned by the Kremlin’s elite, its leaders, oligarchs, and their families. Stated.
In a statement that three close relatives of the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov were among the names added to the sanctions list, Peskov’s family “did not match the salary of Peskov’s civil servants, A luxury life probably based on unfortunate property “About Peskov’s relationship with Putin.