Peskov: Were American citizens captured? They are mercenaries who are not protected by the Geneva Convention.”
Two American citizens arrested in Ukraine I am “mercenaries“Who” has “committed crimes” and “cannot count on the protection of the Geneva Convention” regarding prisoners of war, since they are “not members of the Ukrainian army.” The Kremlin spokesperson said, Dmitriy PeskovIn an interview with the American Network, msnbak. Yesterday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that it is working to verify the authenticity of the photo that Russian blogger Timofey Vasiliev published on Telegram as evidence of the capture of American fighters by Russian forces north of Kharkiv last week. In the photo that was revealed, the two are in the back of a Russian military truck: it is Alexander John Robert Drwick39, from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, H Andy Tae Ngoc Huynh, 27, Hartselle, Alabama. The photo shows the two men looking at the camera with their hands behind their backs.
Orban’s spokesman: “Hungary prefers to put the candidate for Ukraine”
Hungarian Prime Minister, Victor Urbanhe is suitable Compared to the hypothesis of Ukraine obtaining the status of a candidate country to join the European Union. This was confirmed by his spokesman, Zoltan Kovacs, referring to an interview that Orban himself gave with the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, on the sidelines of the EU summit. The spokesman added that Orban said during the phone call that he supports the status of the candidate for Moldova, Georgia and Bosnia.
Michel to the European Council: “Recognition of candidate status in Ukraine and Moldova”
It is time to recognize that the future of Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia lies in the European Union. I will invite you to Grant candidate status to meUkraine and for Moldova. In parallel, we will continue to provide Ukraine with strong humanitarian and military resources and economic and financial support. ”written by the President of the European Council Charles Michel In the letter of invitation addressed to the 27 European leaders on the occasion of the summit next Thursday and Friday, in which the body will have to give its opinion on the Commission’s proposal to grant status to the three countries.
Von der Leyen: “No to relapse to polluted fossils”
We must make sure we use this crisis to move forward and we don’t have one Backlash to polluting fossil fuels. It is a fine line and it is not yet certain that we will take the right direction.” This is what the President of the European Union Commission said Ursula von der Leyen In an interview with some foreign media, including financial timesfocusing on the temporary return of coal announced by some European countries such as Germany, Austria and the Netherlands, after cuts in gas flows by Moscow.
Turkish government: Sweden and Finland in NATO? Only if they work against terrorists.”
conversations between turkey hand and Sweden And the Finland On the other hand, about the accession of the Scandinavian countries to NATO. This was stated by Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin, stressing that the NATO summit scheduled to be held in Madrid next week is not a deadline for Stockholm and Helsinki to join the alliance.
“The terrorist organizations How should the PKK and FETO stop their activities in Sweden and Finland”, Kalin repeated in Brussels, stressing that any progress “now depends on the direction and speed with which these countries take action”. The spokesperson emphasized that Turkey is not opposed to the policy of NATO expansion, He added, “There are a number of principles and procedures that NATO has established in connection with the accession process. All member states of the coalition have followed these measures.”
Vilorossi: “Three wounded and 7 missing in the Ukrainian attack in Crimea”
Rescuers have rescued 94 people after Ukrainian forces attacked three gas drilling platforms in the Black Sea. This was stated by the pro-Russian ruler of Crimea Sergey AksenovStressing that there are three wounded and seven missing workers.
Turkey does not cancel its reservations to Sweden and Finland in NATO
meeting “Building” But not definitively which others will follow. So, in conclusion, the Secretary-General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg Outlining the new round of talks between Turkey and the two candidate countries to join the alliance, Sweden and Finland, which took place today at the Brussels headquarters.
Kyiv Army: The morale of the Russian forces is very low and some do not want to fight
The enemy fired civil infrastructure In the border areas of the province Sumi Bombardment was recorded in the direction Kharkivwhere the enemy tried unsuccessfully to reconnaissance.” This is stated in the daily bulletin of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, which also speaks of “the attack of the enemy was successfully rejected by our defenders in the direction of SlovianskNear the settlement of Bogorodichne. The fight for control of the city continues Severodonetskwhere the occupiers shoot at our troops ”, continues the state bulletin, which also notes “artillery attacks in Lysichansk, Hersk, Ustinivka”.
Because of the heavy losses, members of some units of the occupation forces have lost their lives morale is very low and tries to avoid further participation in hostilities,” the document finally informs.
The Netherlands removes restrictions on coal power generation
Holland stands lifting restrictions to produce electricity a coal To compensate for the interruption of Russian gas supplies due to the war in Ukraine. This was stated by the Minister of Energy and Environment Rob Gettin. “The government has decided to immediately lift production restrictions for coal-fired power plants from 2022 to 2024. This means that coal-fired power plants can again operate at full capacity instead of a maximum of 35%,” the minister announced at a press conference.
Zelensky: The Russians are massing forces to attack Kharkiv
The Russian army is trying to rally more troops to one New attack on Kharkiv. This was stated by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in his video address at the Global Policy Forum of the Institute for International Political Studies (Ispi) at Bocconi University in Milan. And now the Russian army is trying to rally forces to attack Kharkiv again. “There are 1.5 million people there,” the Ukrainian leader said.
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