U.S. satellite images seem to deny the Russian version of the Bautista massacre
Satellite images released Monday by the American company Maxar Technologies appear to refute Russian claims that the bodies of civilians in the Ukrainian city of Pucha were there before Russian troops evacuated the area.
From the middle of March in Maxer scenes, the bodies of many civilians can be seen lying dead on a Boutcha street or sidewalk.
These “high-definition images (…) confirm the latest videos and photos on social networks (Boutcha) reveal the presence of bodies lying on the streets and abandoned for weeks”, Maxar Technologies points out in a press release.
Analysis of close-ups of Yablonska Street by the American daily Maxxar New York Times Wrote on Monday, comparing video footage of the bodies shot on April 1 and 2, saying many of them had been there for at least three weeks when Russian forces took control of the city.
Moscow accuses kyiv of preparing “killed” civilians
Amid international outrage over the discovery of bodies in Boutcha, Russia has accused Ukrainian authorities of preparing “platforms” for civilians killed by Moscow forces in several cities.
The Russian military, which has been accused of massacring civilians in the city near Q by Western and Ukrainian officials, has denied any wrongdoing and is considering a recurrence.
“On the evening of April 4, members of the 72nd Ukrainian Psychological Operations Center filmed a newly filmed scene of civilians allegedly killed by Russian military forces in the village of Moschun, 23 km northwest of Kiev,” Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said.
“Similar events have been organized by Ukrainian special services in Sumi (northeast), Konodop (northeast) and other cities,” he added.
The head of the commission and the EU foreign minister will visit Kiev ‘this week’
We learned on Monday that European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Minister Josep Borrell will be visiting Kyiv “this week”.
Butza massacre: EU discusses sanctions on Russian coal and oil imports
“There are discussions about what can be done in the energy sector, such as coal and oil,” EU Trade Commissioner Valdis Dombrovsky told a meeting of EU finance ministers in Luxembourg on Monday. After numerous bodies were found in the kyiv area.
“For the European Commission, this is definitely an option. But we need to find a consensus among the member states,” he agreed.
Twenty-seven are divided on the question of barriers that require consensus. Poland and the Baltic states are pushing for tougher measures targeting the energy sector, one of Russia’s main sources of funding for the war in Ukraine. But other countries, mainly Germany but Austria, are the most marginalized because the cost of their economic activities depends on Russian fossil fuels.
Ukraine: “The bombings have intensified for several days,” says Mykolaiv mayor on BFMTV
Mykolaiv Mayor, Olexandr Syenkevych, spoke on Live Toussaint on BFMTV this Tuesday morning. He said his city was under bombing again. “The bombings have been intensifying for several days.”
He specifically mentions the deaths of 10 civilians on Monday, and cites Vladimir Putin’s strategy of “cutting off access to the Black Sea.”
Ukraine: Denmark expels 15 Russian ambassadors for spying
After Poland, Lithuania, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and more recently France, the list of countries expelling Russian ambassadors continues to grow. Denmark on Tuesday announced the expulsion of 15 Russian ambassadors for spying.
“We have established that the 15 expelled intelligence officers were spying on Danish soil,” Danish Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofot told reporters: “We want to send a clear signal to Russia: spying on Danish soil is unacceptable.”
Ukraine: The Russian ambassador to the UN says the Bautista assassination was “a stage”.
The war in Ukraine began 41 days ago, and Massacres in Bautista The reason for the Russian forces is said to be that the Kremlin continues to talk about the “stage” displayed by the words of Russian Ambassador to the UN Vasily Nebenzia.
A spokesman said the ICRC team detained in Ukraine had been released
An International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) team detained by police on Monday in an area controlled by Russian troops near Mariupol in Ukraine was “released overnight,” an ICRC spokesman said.
The group arrested in Mankush, 20 kilometers west of Mariupol, is “now continuing to focus on humanitarian evacuation operations,” a spokesman said, adding that the incident “shows the transition and complexity of the operation.”
Ukraine: “No environment has been saved,” according to the Irfin Municipal Councilor on BFMTV
Taras Vyazovchenko, who was summoned to Lice Toussaint this Tuesday morning, a municipal councilor from Irpin, spoke of the situation in the newly liberated city: “No district has been saved in Irpin. Destruction is more important than Boutcha.”
Ukraine: How to define the Bautista massacre?
With international outrage and condemnation spreading, the Bautista assassination could be the focus of a legal battle over whether or not the Russian military’s actions are genocidal.
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Ukraine: Russia’s ambassador to France summoned to Kwai d’Orsay on Tuesday.
Russia’s ambassador to France was summoned to Kwai d’Orsay on Tuesday to announce the expulsion of diplomats who are acting in defiance of France’s security interests, BFMTV learned from diplomatic sources.
As a reminder, France announced on Monday its intention to expel 35 Russian embassy officials from its territory.
Ukraine: Russia has been accused of war crimes
The massacre in Putsa has become a symbol of Russian abuse on the Ukrainian front. Prior to that, the Kremlin had been charged with war crimes, particularly for its use of phosphorus bombs.
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Zhelensky: “The number of victims of the invaders in Porodianka may be even higher”
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has warned that Russia will “try to cover up traces of their crimes” after several bodies of civilian clothing were found in Boutcha, near Kyiv. “They did not do it on Boutcha when they retreated, but in another region it was possible,” Zelensky said in a video message.
“Reports already indicate that the number of victims by the occupiers in Borodianka and other liberated cities may be even higher. In many villages in the liberated districts of Kiev, Chernihiv and Sumi, the occupiers carried out acts unseen even by the locals during the Nazi occupation 80 years ago.”
Exodus of Russian diplomats: Medvedev seeks a response from Moscow
France has decided to expel dozens of Russian ambassadors under a new embargo in consultation with other European countries. And former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev wants Moscow to do the same against the West.
The answer [de la Russie] It will be balanced and bilateral, “he wrote in a telegram. According to the Reuters news agency.
“If this continues, [il faudra] Knock on the door of Western embassies (…) It will be cheaper for everyone. Then we will only look at each other (…) through the riflescope. “
The United States wants to suspend Russia from the UN Human Rights Council this week
The United States and the United Kingdom on Monday called for a “suspension” of Russia from the UN Human Rights Council in response to images of the Ukrainian city of Boutcha, where several bodies were found after Russian troops withdrew.
According to Wahington, the UN Security Council will decide on the suspension. Russia responded by describing the move as “unbelievable” and ruled that it would not facilitate “peace talks” between the Russians and Ukrainians.
New pictures of Mariupol destruction
Almost all parts of the port city in southeastern Ukraine have been leveled for more than 40 days since the start of the war.
Fear of a “massive attack” in eastern Ukraine
Its governor said in a video message on Monday that Russian forces were preparing for a “massive offensive” against Ukrainian troops in the Lukansk region of eastern Ukraine.
The situation across Ukraine-controlled Donbass (east) is “tense” where the army is ready to confront Russian forces and civilians must leave without delay, the governor of the region had previously announced.
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Fugitive Kiev residents have been urged not to return ‘for now’
Residents of Kiev who fled the Russian invasion were warned by the Ukrainian capital Vitaly Klitschko on Monday not to return for “at least a week” because Russian bombings could still take place there.
“We did not rule out the possibility of a rocket launch. Yes, our air defense is working properly. But anything can happen. So I urge people to wait now and not come back,” he said in a telegram.
Zhelensky will address the UN Security Council
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called on the UN on Tuesday. He will address the Security Council following the discovery of alleged assassinations of Russian forces near Kiev, especially during his visit to Poultry on Monday.
The leader, who has condemned “war crimes” and “genocide” after the renovation of dozens of civilian bodies in Botswana and other areas near the Ukrainian capital, will intervene in the Security Council for the first time since invading his country. Russia points to the United Kingdom as the current head of the United Nations.
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