President of Russia Russian President Vladimir Putin He ordered the entry of troops into the two separatist regions in eastern Ukraine, after he was a favour their independence. Not only that: you will do the same – advertising – with the entire Donetsk and Luhanks region. The United Nations denounced Russia’s choice and declared that the risk of a major conflict was now a reality. Meanwhile, reports abound of tanks and soldiers moving through the separatist-held city of Donetsk after an agreement was signed to establish military bases in the area. There were reports of two deaths and 12 injuries at the border. in the decree Occurred Live on TV, Putin vowed to maintain peace in the region. at tweet Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said Russia’s further measures “depend on how the world reacts”. According to the Russian authorities, the arrival of refugees from Donbass continues in the meantime.
Russia will recognize the independence of the entire Donetsk and Luhanks region
Russia will recognize the independence of the entire Donetsk and Luhanks region in eastern Ukraine. This was stated by Leonid Kalashnikov, the second Russian, Chairman of the Committee on Post-Soviet Affairs. This expectation is found in cooperation agreements signed between Russia and the self-proclaimed republics of Donetsk and Luhansk, with a common defense against all threats to peace and any attempt at aggression, according to the bill sent to the Speaker of the State Duma. Lower House of Parliament) of the Russian Federation, Vyacheslav Volodin. Then the agreements give the parties “the right to be able to use the military infrastructure and military bases on their territory by the armed forces.” The Contracting Parties “will work closely together in relation to the defense of their sovereignty, territorial integrity and security” and “will consult without delay whenever one of the Contracting Parties considers that there is a threat of attack, in order to ensure defense and maintain mutual peace and security,” states Article 3 of the Cooperation Agreement with Luhansk Republic. The passage in the agreement with the Donetsk Republic was similar. The protection of state borders under the agreements of the two declared republics will be carried out by joint efforts of the two parties. “The protection of the state borders of the Luhansk People’s Republic will be carried out by the joint efforts of the contracting parties on the basis of their security interests, as well as peace and stability,” as stated in Article 3 of the Cooperation Agreement with the Luhansk Republic. The same provision is also for the unilaterally proclaimed Donetsk Republic. It is also expected in the drafts that the parties affirm and respect the integrity and inviolability of each other’s borders. The Russian Federation will implement measures to maintain and operate the financial and banking system in the two entities.
Officials from the Biden administration have spoken to the Ukrainian government about a plan to eventually relocate the president Volodymyr Zelensky From the capital Kiev to Lviv, near the Polish border. This is in the case of the Russian invasion of the capital. bring it back NBC News Quoting two sources from the Washington administration. He would consider the Ukrainian leader “increasingly weak”. Despite calls for calm, the Ukrainian government will be prepared for the hypothesis of invasion. “They did whatever it took to prepare.” But the Ukrainian leader says his spokesman and his American counterpart, Joe Bidendid not discuss the departure of the president from Kiev.
Council of Europe: “Moscow is thinking again”
“We ask Russia to return and refrain from further aggravating the situation,” he says. Maria Begsinovic PorečSecretary-General of the Council of Europe, an organization that also includes Russia and Ukraine. “This recognition is a violation of international law and represents a unilateral break with the Minsk agreements, which are the only basis for resolving the conflict in the Donbass,” he continues. The Council of Europe affirms its unwavering support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine within its internationally recognized borders. The organization “urgently requests the countries to
Resolve disputes through dialogue that must be based on it
On compliance with the principles set forth in the statutes of the Council
in Europe and in the European Convention on Human Rights”,
Begsenovich Borech concludes. The position was signed by the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Tiny Coxwhich “will be urgently proposed to the body presiding over the matter.”
Moscow Stock Exchange plunges 8%
The Russian stock market loses more than8% Opened this morning due to tensions in Ukraine. Secondly ReutersThe Russian Central Bank says the financial market situation is under control. And readiness to take all necessary measures to support potential financial stability.
Gas price fly
The price of natural gas is rising: the price in the square in Amsterdam is 80 euros a megawatt-hour. the increase 10% After increasing up to €82 with increase 13.2%.
UK: ‘We will punish Russia, the invasion has already begun’
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has already begun, so Britain will punish Russia, as explained by British Health Minister Sajid Javid.
“We can conclude that the invasion of Ukraine has begun,” Javid says.
Orban listens to Michel, ‘Budapest sticks to EU position’
Last night, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said “clearly to the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, that regarding the Russian-Ukrainian conflict, Hungary will be part of the EU’s common position,” the Prime Minister’s spokesperson wrote in a Hungarian tweet, Zoltan Kovacs.
Germany: “Moscow has given up the mask”
After days of denying it wanted a conflict in Ukraine, Russia threw its mask on. This is what the German ambassador to the United Nations said Ante Leanderzi Today, then Putin threatens: «With our allies and partners we will take firm and sufficient measures to respond to Russia’s violation of international law, which will have serious economic, political and geostrategic consequences. Russia has repeatedly insisted that it is not a party to the Ukraine conflict. Today it revealed itself and it turned out that it always was.” Meanwhile, the Ukrainian armed forces launched five attacks on the territory of the Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) in the early hours of the day: the LPR mission of the Joint Control and Coordination Center (JCCC) announced in a statement.). “Five violations of the ceasefire were recorded,” the LPR mission said. The attacks, as determined by the mission, targeted Donetsky, Zoloti 5, Sokelniki and Nizhne Lozov localities and were carried out with 122 mm artillery and 82 mm and 120 mm mortars. He added that reports of injuries and damage are being investigated
Ukraine: Two soldiers were killed in the bombing
According to the Ukrainian army, two soldiers were killed and 12 others were wounded in a pro-Russian bombing in eastern Ukraine. The army said it had recorded 84 different cases of shelling by separatists who had opened fire on 40 settlements along the front line. Meanwhile, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov announced that he was ready to negotiate with US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken. “Even in the most difficult moments … we say: we are ready for the negotiation process, which is why our position has remained the same … we have always supported diplomacy,” said ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova.
Moscow’s decision to recognize the self-proclaimed republics of Luhansk and Donetsk follows what Russia did in Georgia in 2008 by recognizing South Ossetia and Abkhazia. This was pointed out by the Ukrainian ambassador to the United Nations, Sergei Kislitsya, speaking during the night at the meeting of the United Nations executive body. “Today the Kremlin copied and pasted the Georgia Decree of 2008 verbatim,” he said, holding a printed sheet of paper. “There is no creativity. The Kremlin camera is working very well,” he added.
Blinkin did not cancel the meeting with Lavrov
US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken has not yet canceled his Thursday meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. CNN reported that two officials from the US State Department – confirmed this fact, although the matter was discussed throughout the day. Biden administration officials said they will monitor what Russia does closely overnight and prepare a meaningful response later today. Part of that response might include a decision about meeting in Geneva, because the United States has already said that won’t happen if Russia invades Ukraine again.
Russia: Open to a solution
“We remain open to diplomacy and a diplomatic solution, but we will not allow a new bloodbath” in the Donbass. The Russian ambassador to the United Nations said, Vasily NebenziaDuring the emergency meeting of the Security Council on Ukraine. Moscow is the rotating chairman of the council.
The United States: an attack on the sovereignty of Ukraine
US Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas Greenfield “This attack on the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine is unjustified and it is clear that Russia is looking for a pretext for further invasion,” he said. He added that Putin made a choice before the world, and we should not look away. History tells us that looking the other way would be a more expensive path.” Then Thomas Greenfield emphasized that Russia, with its decision in the Donbass, violated the Minsk agreements, and that it was “nonsense” to call the Russian forces a peacekeeping force.
UN: regrets Putin’s decision
“The next few hours and days will be critical. The risk of a major conflict is real and must be prevented at all costs,” said UN Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo at the emergency meeting of the Security Council on Ukraine. She also emphasized “the Secretary-General’s full commitment to work towards a solution.” diplomat for the current crisis.” We also regret – he added – the order to deploy Russian forces in eastern Ukraine, as stated in the ‘peacekeeping mission’.
Biden: Sanctions on Russia
President of the United States Joe Biden In the latter order, he said, he signed a clause banning investments, commercial and financial activities in Donbass: “I have signed an executive order to deny Russia any opportunity to profit from its flagrant violations of international law. We continue to consult with allies and partners, including Ukraine, on next steps.”
Russian troops enter Donbass
Some armored vehicles were seen late yesterday evening on the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic, according to the Russian Interfax news agency, quoting eyewitnesses. In particular, on the territory of Donetsk there are two columns of armored vehicles heading north and west of the entity formed by the separatists. In this video you can see more photos of the entry of Russian troops into the Donbass.
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