On the thirteenth day of Russia’s occupation in Ukraine, the eyes of the world are watching the progress of the war. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has announced that the number of casualties has reached 1,200 since the start of the occupation on February 24. It was announced that at least 406 people, including 27 children, were killed and 801 were injured. In the third round of negotiations, a temporary ceasefire in Ukraine did not come into effect and evacuation was not possible. Here are all the developments about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine …
07.42: Japan’s Secretary of State Hirokazu Matsuno has announced that the launch of the invasion of Ukraine will impose additional sanctions on Russia and Belarus.
Matsuno said the assets of government officials and agencies will be frozen, and Japan will export oil refineries to Russia and dual-use products known as both civilian and military products to Belarus. He said he would ban the sale.
07.17: There is increasing pressure on McDonald’s and Coca-Cola to withdraw from the Russian market. Both companies have been severely criticized on social media and accused of not making a statement about the occupation. Some users have begun calling for boycotts of these two brands.
07.00: In Germany, the government announced on Friday that it will host a virtual meeting of G7 agriculture ministers to discuss the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on global food security and the best ways to stabilize the food market.
Germany’s Agriculture Minister Gem Ozdemir said in a statement, “Food supply is safe in Germany and the European Union, but greater famine is expected in some countries outside the EU, especially due to problems such as drought. Is already widespread. ” .. I used the phrase.
06.21: The US cosmetics brand The Estée Laud said in a statement that it has decided to suspend all commercial activities in Russia, including closing all stores in Russia. The company will also stop shipping to brand sites and Russian retailers.
05.47: According to news released by an international organization under the code “emergency,” Ukrainian intelligence said the army had killed a Russian general near the besieged city of Kharkov.
In a statement by the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense intelligence, it was stated that Maj. Gen. Vitaly Gerasimov, the first deputy commander of Russia’s 41st Army, was killed on Monday.
Another Russian general, Andrey Schovetsky, deputy commander of the 41st Army, was reportedly killed at the end of February.
Ukraine said its troops had killed more than 11,000 Russian soldiers. Russia has confirmed about 500 casualties. Neither side revealed Ukrainian casualties.
05.30: The US government is considering options to meet Ukrainian demand for fighters. US parliamentarians are putting pressure on President Biden on this issue.
Ukrainian President Zelensky reiterated his call on Saturday, saying, “If you don’t give us a fighter, you want us to die too.” The White House points out that there are logistical barriers to meeting this demand through Poland and Eastern European countries.
04.13: The Government of Japan has announced that all Japanese embassy staff in Russia-occupied Ukraine will temporarily leave the country.
03.48: Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky claimed that Russia had openly ridiculed the proposal for a humanitarian corridor. Zelensky, who shared a video message from his office in Kyiv on Monday night, claimed that the corridor was opened as a show and that the road was mined in Mariupol.
“These are not people. It was agreed in the Green Corridor, did it work? Russian tanks and Russian mines were working. They were used for medicine and food for the people of Mariupol. “We bombed the bus to evacuate people. At the same time, dozens of people said they had opened a corridor leading to the occupied territories,” Zelensky said. We’ll be advertising for our people, see, we’re saving people. They’re openly ridiculing. “
03.25: The World Bank says its board of directors will approve a $ 723 million loan and grant package to Ukraine, providing government budget support as the country fights Russia’s aggression.
In a statement, the bank includes a $ 350 million loan supplement in addition to the previous loan, an increase of about $ 139 million with guarantees from the Netherlands and Sweden. The package also includes $ 134 million in grants from the United Kingdom, Denmark, Latvia, Lithuania and Iceland, as well as $ 100 million in parallel funding from Japan.
The bank also announced that it is working on a $ 3 billion support package.
03.05: BBC Panorama correspondent Paul Kenyon reports that the explosion is heard in the Ukrainian port city of Odessa. Kenion said he heard three or four big explosions from the west of the city.
Ukrainian defense forces in the city have announced that missiles launched from Russian ships have exploded in the air by air defense systems, and the sound came from these explosions.
02.07: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said, “I am staying in Kyiv. I am in Bankova.” . I don’t hide and I’m not afraid of anyone. “