It is the 112th day of the war in Ukraine. Severodonetsk remains the epicenter of the Russian offensive, where the confrontation is “frightening” as reported by President Zelensky: to support the offensive in Donbass, Moscow has sent other tactical battalions and its forces are trying to break through in Slavyansk. Hit as many artillery as possible. The Kremlin and the Lugansk People’s Republic militias announced their intention to open a humanitarian corridor to evacuate 550 civilian refugees from the Azot plant.
Kyiv continues to question Ukraine’s need for more long-range weapons. After all, according to military analysts in London, the Russians are advancing on Kharkiv.
A meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the issue of grain export from Ukrainian ports is not planned in the near future. Biden statement: “We will build silos on the border to export them.”
Meanwhile, rejecting all forms of hatred and emphasizing the search for peace, Italian Prime Minister Draghi will be in Kyiv with Schulz and Macron on Thursday June 16. But the European Commission has not decided anything about Ukraine’s accession to the Union.
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02.30 – US Treasury: Russian oil gains should be limited
“Russian oil profits are likely to have risen despite declining crude exports and the US and its allies must find ways to reduce Moscow’s oil revenues, perhaps by imposing a price cap.” This was said by the United States Undersecretary of the Treasury, Wali Ademo. Ademo added that “the United States is discussing with its European and Asian allies a way to impose a ceiling on the prices paid for Russian crude to reduce the benefits derived from high oil prices.”
02:00 – Zelensky: In the south, the goal is to liberate Kherson
Not only the battle of Donbass. Ukrainian President Zelensky explains in his evening address: “We continue to put pressure on the occupiers in the south of the country. The main goal is to liberate Kherson and we will move in that direction step by step.”
01.48 – Zelensky: In the south, the goal is to liberate Kherson
“We continue to put pressure on the occupiers in the south of the country. The main goal is the liberation of Kherson and we will move in that direction step by step.” This was stated by the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, in his evening speech on the progress of the conflict. UNITED.
19.01 – EU Agency: Concerned about planes made in the West
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said it was “extremely concerned” about the safety of Western-made planes that continue to fly to Russia without proper spare parts or maintenance. “It’s a very dangerous situation,” EASA CEO Patrick Key said on the sidelines of a conference, adding that regulators did not have valid data on many planes flying into Russian territory. The European Union and the United States took steps to restrict Russia’s access to spare parts after the invasion of Ukraine.
00.45 – US intelligence: the war has reached a critical stage
The war in Ukraine has reached a decisive stage that could determine the long-term outcome of the conflict. This was reported by multiple sources close to US and Western intelligence, according to reports. CNN Which also shows how this pivotal moment can also force a tough decision on the part of Western governments, which have so far provided support to Ukraine at ever-increasing cost to their national economies and arms stockpiles. According to a senior US defense official, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will be ready to lead a task force of some 50 countries to discuss the crisis. “I think we are about to get to the point where one side or the other will succeed,” a senior NATO official said. “Either the Russians get to Sloviansk and Kramatorsk or the Ukrainians stop them here.” And if the Ukrainians can hold out here, in the face of such large numbers of troops, it will be significant. ”
00.20 – Zelensky: Painful losses in Donbass, but we have to hold on
In the Donbas region, the Ukrainian armed forces are registering “painful losses”, but “we must stand firm”, because the region is “the key to deciding who will control in the coming weeks”. The greater the losses suffered by the enemy, the less will be his strength to pursue his aggression.” President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said this in his evening speech on Telegram.
00.01 – Stoltenberg: Silinsky will speak at the NATO Leaders Summit in Madrid
“I am looking forward to welcoming President Zelensky, who will address NATO leaders at our summit in Madrid.” NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said this after an informal meeting on Tuesday at the Dutch prime minister’s official residence in The Hague, co-hosted by his Danish counterpart. “In response to the ‘Russian invasion of Ukraine,’ we have strengthened our ability to protect and defend every inch of NATO territory, and we will take the next steps in Madrid,” he added.
News and perspectives for Tuesday, June 14, 2022