The Czech Republic, which currently holds the presidency of the European Union, has called for a “special international court” after the discovery of a mass grave in the northeastern Ukrainian city of Izyum. “In the twenty-first century, such attacks against the civilian population are unimaginable and abhorrent,” Jan Lebavsky, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, said:. Ukrainian officials found more than 440 bodies, some with their hands tied behind their backs.
Satellite images of the recently discovered mass grave site have emerged near Isium. The images, published by Maxar Technologies, show the entrance to “Forest Cemetery” from March to August of this year.
One of the Russian controlled Zaporizhia The four main power lines of the nuclear power plant were repaired and the plant was supplied with electricity from the Ukrainian network two weeks after its failure, The International Atomic Energy Agency of the United Nations said. Although the six reactors at Zaporizhzhia, Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, are closed, the plant needs electricity to keep it cool.
US President Joe Biden has urged Russian President Vladimir Putin not to use tactical nuclear or chemical weapons in the wake of setbacks in Ukraine. Asked by CBS what he would say to Putin if he considered using such weapons, Biden said, “Don’t. No. No. It would change the face of war unlike anything since World War II.” Biden said the US response would be “consequent,” but declined to give details.
Indian first Minister Narendra Modi told Putin on Saturday that ‘the time of today is not a time of war’ When the duo met during the Asia Regional Summit in Uzbekistan. Putin told Modi he knew India’s “concerns” about the conflict, echoing the echo he used with Chinese President Xi Jinping the day before. “We will do everything we can to end this as soon as possible,” Putin said, accusing Kyiv of refusing to negotiate.
Speaking to reporters later, Putin vowed to continue his offensive on Ukraine despite Kyiv’s recent counter-offensive and warned that Moscow could intensify strikes on the country’s vital infrastructure if Ukrainian forces target facilities in Russia. The Associated Press reported that the Russian president said that the “liberation” of the entire eastern Donbass region remains Russia’s main military objective and that he sees no need to review it. “We are not in a hurry,” he said after the Shanghai Cooperation Organization meeting in Samarkand.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. He told leaders at the summit that efforts were being made to “end the conflict in Ukraine through diplomacy as soon as possible”. Putin told Erdogan, who has been a key broker in limited deals between Russia and Ukraine, that Moscow is eager to build closer ties with Turkey and is ready for a “significant increase” in all exports to the country.
On Saturday, activists from the environmental group Greenpeace prevented a shipment of Russian gas from unloading at a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in northern Finland, the station owner and Greenpeace said. Activists demanded that Helsinki stop importing Russian gas after the invasion of Russia Ukraine On February 24.
security service Ukraine He said that officers of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSU) tortured residents in Kobyansk, a city in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine. The Kyiv Independent newspaper reported that when SAF officers were in the then occupied Kobyansk, they tortured residents and threatened to send them to minefields and kill their families.