Ukraine, “indignada” por accusación de Amnistía Internacional de que puso en peligro a civiles
El canciller de Ukraina se dijo este jueves “indignado” por las accusaciones “unjustas” de Amnistía Internacional (AI) de que el ejercito ucraniano puto en peligro la vida de civiles en la guerra contra Rusia.
“Estoy tan indignado como ustedes por el informe de Amnistía Internacional. Lo considero unjusto”, wrote the chancellor, Dmytro Kuleba, in a message on Facebook.
Stoltenberg says that Europe is in the most dangerous situation since World War II
The Secretary General of NATO, the Norwegian Jens Stoltenberg, defended this Thursday that Europe is in the moment of major danger since the Second World War due to the military conflict in Ukraine.
“We should not be alarmed or exaggerate, but we should be clear that we are in the most dangerous situation in Europe since World War II,” Stoltenberg said at the opening of the summer camp of Labor Youth in Utøya (Norway).
El exprimer ministro noruego considers that a Russian victory will provoke major instability in global security and that Moscow’s military intervention is an attack on the current world order.
“Putin cree en su mente confusa que puede decidir qué debe hacer Ukraina. Él no tiene ningun derecho a decidir qué deben hacer las exrepúblicas soviéticas. Si piensa hacer lo que le ha hecho a Ukraina a un país de la NATO, toda la NATO estará allí al momento”, he affirmed.
Rusia dice estar “extremadamente preocupada” por violencia en enclave de Nagorno Karabaj
Russia showed on Thursday “extremely concerned” by the escalation of tensions that has left at least three dead in Nagorno Karabakh, a separatist region of Azerbaijan supported by Armenia, and asked for “moderation”.
“We are extremely concerned about the escalation of tensions (…) and we ask the parties to show moderation and respect the fire,” Russian diplomacy said in a statement, adding that Moscow was in “close contact” with the governments. of both countries to “stabilize” the situation on the ground.
Russian attack against bus stop in Donetsk city causes 8 deaths
At least eight people have died in a Russian bombardment against a bus stop in the Ukrainian city of Toretsk, a city in the region of Donetsk (east of Ukraine) under the control of Kiev, the regional authorities informed today.
The attack has also caused four injuries, among them three children, according to information from the regional authority collected by the Ukrainian news portal Ukrinform, which quotes the head of the regional military administration, Pavlo Kyrylenko.
De acuerdo con esa fuente, el ataque se produjo sobre las las 11.00, hora local, y entre los hiridos se encuentra también un sacerdote de una iglesia cercana, que resultó asimismo dañada junto con otros edificios residentiales cercana.
The regional authority of Donetsk had previously informed of eight attacks in the towns of Bakhmut, Marinka and Shevchenko, in which three civilians had died and five others had been injured.
Erdogan will insist on Putin in person in his disposition to mediate in Ukraine
The war in Ukraine and the position of Turkey in Syria will be the two main topics on the agenda of the meeting that will be maintained tomorrow by the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in the Russian city of Sochi, ashore del Mar Negro.
Erdogan will show in this meeting his willingness to continue acting as a mediator to achieve a lasting ceasefire in Ukraine, reports the Turkish public broadcaster TRT.
His last mediation effort ended on July 22nd in the signing of an agreement for the exportation of cereals from three Ukrainian ports, which was coordinated from Istanbul with the participation of Russian, Ukrainian, Turkish and United Nations delegates.
Yesterday, the first ship that navigates under this agreement, the cargo ship Razoni, loaded with corn destined for Lebanon, passed the Bosphorus after passing an inspection of the team in Istanbul.
Secretario general de la UNU puts in marcha investigation sobre explosiones en prisión de Ukraina
The Secretary General of the UN, Antonio Guterres, said on Tuesday that, at the request of Moscow and Kiev, an investigation will be launched to find out the “truth” about the explosions in the Olenivka prison, in the pro-Russian separatist zone of Donetsk. Ukraine.
“Decidí (…) iniciar una misión de investigation” tras haber recibo “las solicitudes de Rusia y Ukraine“, explained Guterres to journalists and recorded that he has no authority to direct “criminal investigations”.
“Los terminos de referencia de esta misión están siendo preparados” he added with the intention of reaching a agreement sobre ello con Russia and Ukraine.
Amnistía Internacional says que las tácticas de combate ukranianas ponen en peligro a civiles
La organización Amnesty International (AI) pointed out this Thursday that the Ukrainian forces put in danger a la población civil al establishing military bases in residential zones and launching attacks from areas inhabited by civilians.
En un comunicado divulgado today, AI indicates that these violations do not justify in any way the indiscriminate attacks of Russia, which have caused the death of countless civilians.
“Las fuerzas ukranianas ponen a la población civil en situaciones de riesgo al establish bases and operate systems of arms in zones inhabited by civilians, including in schools and hospitals, to repel the Russian invasion that began in February”, he said.
Estas tácticas violate el derecho internacional humanitariano y ponen en peligro a la población civil, pues convertiren bienes de carácter civil en objetivos militares, subraya la nota.
The EU Senate ratifies the accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO
The Senate of the United States ratified on Wednesday the accession protocols of Finland and Sweden to NATO, after the decision of these two countries to renounce their neutrality following the Russian invasion. Ukraine.
The resolution, supported by the government of Joe Biden, was ratified by a large majority of 95 votes in favor and one against. The vote of at least two thirds of the senators was needed to approve the text.
“This historic vote is an important signal of the lasting and transparent commitment of the United States to NATO, and of the will to guarantee that our Alliance is prepared to face the challenges of today and tomorrow,” said the American president, Joe Biden. en un comunicado.
The United States thus became the 23rd of the 30 countries of NATO to formally support the accession of the two Nordic countries to the transatlantic defense alliance, after Italy approved it on Wednesday and France on Tuesday.
Ukraine reports attacks in Zaporizhia and three civilians dead in Donetsk
The Ukrainian authorities reported today several airstrikes on the outskirts of the city of Zaporizhia, in the center of the country, the region where the nuclear power plant occupied by Russian troops is located, as well as three civilians killed in Donetsk, in the this.
Two missiles hit a block of houses in that city and other civilian targets, according to sources from the mayor’s office, collected by the portal Ukrinform.
In the region of Zaporizhia, the largest nuclear plant in Europe is under the control of Russian troops since March, a situation that has repeatedly alerted the International Organization of Atomic Energy (OIEA), whose experts do not have access to the area.
Rusia asegura que sus tropas advancen en Soledar, Bajmut y Avdiivka
Las fuerzas rusas have achieved advances in the Ukrainian localities of Soledar, Bajmut and Avdiivka, in the Donbás, from where three Ukrainian units have been repelled, aseguró este jueves el Ministerio de Defensa de Rusia.
Según el portavoz castrense, Ígor Konashénkov, los militares ukranianos se vieron obligados to abandonar sus posiciones “tras perder la capacidad de combate por grandes pérdidas” en sus filas.
During the last day, the Russian army also hit two Ukrainian command posts, one in the region of Donetsk, and the other in Zaporizhia, according to Konashénkov.
Como resultado de los ataques perpetrados fueron eliminados más de 500 soldados enemigos, dijo.
Konashénkov also reported the destruction of two warehouses with weapons in Zaporizhia and a fuel deposit in the same region.
Gazprom says that sanctions prevent Russia from returning gas turbines to Europe
The Russian group Gazprom alleged on Wednesday that the restitution to Russia of a turbine of the gas pipeline Nord Stream 1 that supplies Europe is “impossible”, because of the sanctions applied against Moscow for the invasion of Ukraine.
“The sanctions that apply in Canada, the European Union and the United Kingdom, as well as the inconsistencies of the current situation with the contractual obligations of Siemens, make this delivery impossible,” Gazprom said in a statement, referring to the German manufacturer. Turbine.
The European countries believe that Moscow is looking for a pretext to delay the return of this turbine and reduce even more its gas deliveries, in the context of the tensions around Ukraine.
Russia demands departure from country of Norwegian consul accused of “rusofobia”
El gobierno ruso exigió este jueves de salida del país de la cónsul de Norugea accusada de “rusofobia” al decir que odiaba a los rusos según un video que volívolio viral en las redes sociales.
“After what happened, the presence of Elisabeth Ellingsen in the Russian territory is impossible”, said the spokesperson of the Russian diplomacy, María Zajárova, in a statement, specifying that the Norwegian ambassador was summoned on Thursday to the Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores.