What happened to the war in Ukraine? Today’s news, April 5th

Ukraine Accused Russia from U.S “Intense attack” in the city of BuchaWhere dozens of civilians whose photos were taken were killed The corpses lying on the ground caused a global outcry.

The Maxar satellite was able to capture high-resolution images “Check and confirm the authenticity of recent videos and photos on social networks” Which reveals bodies lying in the streets and “left out in the open for weeks,” said a spokesperson for Myar Technologies.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky For these actions, he said, Russian leaders should be held responsible for the “genocide” in Bucha, while Russia seeks to defend itself and has assured that it will provide evidence that the crimes occurred when it actually evacuated that area.

Follow here the latest news on the conflict between Russia and Ukraine on April 5.

Zelensky asks the United Nations to act “immediately” in Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky urged the UN Security Council, Tuesday, to act “immediately” in the face of the “war crimes” committed, according to him, by Russia, and demanded that this country be excluded from the body because otherwise it would have to. to “close”.

After an official video address that was broadcast live in the Security Council Chamber, Zelensky released a video tape with harsh images of people in civilian clothes killed in Ukraine.

Russia asks Google to allow state agencies to appear in search results

The Russian media watchdog, Roskomnadzor, has demanded that Internet content search engine Google remove restrictions on search results from pages of Russian state bodies.

The Russian regulator has reported that the Ministry of Defense and Interior websites have disappeared from search results for Russian users. In addition, he urged the company to explain the reasons for making this decision.

Mexico condemns ‘atrocities’ in Bucha, Ukraine

Foreign Minister, Marcelo Ebrard, said that after circulating images of civilian deaths in the streets and improvised graves in Bucha, Ukraine, Mexico strongly condemned the atrocities that reflected on them.

This afternoon, the Head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed our country’s rejection of this severe act of violence, which Ukraine described as crimes committed by the Russian army.

We strongly condemn the atrocities reflected in them. Protecting the population is the inalienable responsibility of the international community, and nothing can justify what we are seeing,” Ebrard Casaubon commented.

Astronaut says Americans and Russians are still “friends” in space

NASA astronaut Mark Vandy Hee said Tuesday that the coexistence of Americans and Russians at the Special International Station (ISS) has been positive despite the tension between the two countries over the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

The cosmonaut landed last Wednesday in Kazakhstan in a Russian capsule that brought him back to Earth with Russian cosmonauts Anton Chkaplerov and Peter Dubrov.

Russia says it has shot down Ukrainian helicopters

The Russian military said, on Tuesday, that it had shot down two Ukrainian helicopters that tried to evacuate the leaders of a national battalion involved in the defense of the besieged port of Mariupol.

“This morning, April 5, near Mariupol, a new attempt by the Kyiv regime to evacuate the commanders of the Azov nationalist battalion was thwarted. Two Ukrainian Mi-8 helicopters, which were used to reach the city by sea, were shot down. A spokesman said The Russian Ministry of Defense Igor Konashenkov The man-portable anti-aircraft systems.

Blinken denounces the “deliberate campaign of murder, torture and rape” in Bucha

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken on Tuesday deplored a “deliberate campaign of murder, torture and rape” in the Ukrainian city of Bucha where dozens of bodies were found after Russian forces withdrew.

“What we saw in Bucha is not a lonely act of a single unit. It is a deliberate campaign to kill, torture, rape and commit atrocities,” he said before heading to Brussels.

UK withholds $350 billion from Putin’s war fund

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain has blocked some $350 billion in assets from Russian President Vladimir Putin’s war fund, British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said on Tuesday.

“So far, our sanctions have had a devastating effect on those who fuel and finance Putin’s war machine,” Truss said during a news briefing. “This week we will announce that we have frozen more than $350 billion in Putin’s war money.” Polish counterpart Zbigniew Rau.

The war in Ukraine affects more than a billion people in the world: the United Nations

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday that the war in Ukraine “in violation of the UN Charter” affects 74 developing countries and 1.2 billion people.

“Our analysis indicates that 74 developing countries, with a population of 1.2 billion people, are particularly vulnerable to rising food, energy and fertilizer prices,” he said while opening a meeting of the Security Council.

Zelensky broadcasts to the United Nations very harsh images of the dead in Ukraine

The Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky, broadcast a video to the UN Security Council, on Tuesday, that includes pictures of the dead in Ukraine, the rudeness of which angered the head of this body.

British Ambassador Barbara Woodward said these were “horrific images”, which she said was “shocked”. Bodies or body parts were seen in them, with background music highlighting the drama in the video.

Russia agrees to leave the World Cup in Qatar

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) announced, on Tuesday, that the Russian Football Association withdrew its appeal, on March 30, against FIFA’s decision to expel its team from international competitions, and agreed to exclude it from the 2022 World Cup.

“The procedure will soon be closed,” the Court of Arbitration for Sport said in a statement, after Russian football suffered its first setback on March 18 when the Court of Arbitration for Sport did not suspend FIFA’s sanctions pending a decision on the merits of the case.

Before the United Nations, Zelensky accuses Russia of wanting to turn Ukraine into “silent slaves”

On Tuesday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky urged the United Nations to work and reform its system, which gives Russia, a permanent member of the Security Council, the right of veto, and said that everything must be done to ensure the effective work of the international organization.

In a moving speech to the United Nations Security Council, Zelensky detailed the bleak scenes in the Ukrainian city of Bucha, saying that Moscow wanted to turn Ukraine into “silent slaves”.

The United States prevents Russia from paying dollar debts in the country’s banks

The United States on Tuesday began blocking Moscow from repaying its debts with money stored in the US financial system as a way to increase its pressure to invade Ukraine, the US Treasury said.

“Today (Tuesday) is the last day that Russia pays back another debt. As of today, the US Treasury will not allow you to pay any dollar debt from any Russian government account in US financial institutions,” a spokesman told AFP.

“Russia has to choose between draining its remaining dollar reserves, getting new revenue, or defaulting.”

Russia accuses Ukraine of preparing for the killing of civilians in several cities

On Tuesday, the Russian Defense Ministry accused the Ukrainian authorities of Montague prepares for civilians killed by Moscow forces in different cities After the international uproar over the discovery of bodies in the town of Bucha.

The Ukrainian authorities and their Western allies accused the Russian army of committing massacres of civilians in this town near Kyiv, but the ministry denied any responsibility.Summoned supposed gatherings in various places.

EU analyzes new sanctions against Russia; You will touch the oil and coal

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in Berlin on Tuesday that new sanctions against Russia being discussed within the European Union “will include oil and coal.”

“We are working together, France and Germany, to define this new (sanctions) package that will include oil and coal,” he said in Berlin alongside his German counterpart Annallina Barbock in Berlin.

France opens three new investigations into alleged “war crimes” in Ukraine

On Tuesday, the French judiciary announced its inauguration Three new investigations into alleged ‘war crimes’ For actions committed against French citizens during the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

The Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor’s Office said in a statement that the events in question were to have taken place in the cities of Mariupol, Gostomel and Chernigov.

The public ministry explained that they could constitute “war crimes, consisting of deliberate attacks against psychological integrity,” against “civilians” or “willful deprivation of goods essential to the survival of civilians,” among others.

Spain expels 25 Russian diplomats after bodies were found in Bucha

Spain has decided to expel “about 25” Russian diplomats who represent a “threat to the country’s security interests”, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Alparís announced during a press conference on Tuesday.

Madrid thus follows the measures taken by France, Germany and Denmark, which also decided to expel Russian diplomats from their countries in the context of anger over the attack led by Moscow in Ukraine, especially after the bodies were recently discovered in the city of Bucha. .

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