Russian Navy reports repulsing drone attacks in Sevastopol, one dead and 25 injured in Zaporozhye, Zelensky left for the front… Le Figaro provides an update on the war in Ukraine this Wednesday, March 22, 2023.
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Ukraine “will respond to all attacks by Moscow,” Zelensky said
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said that Ukraine “will respond to all attacksAfter a Moscow drone attack that killed at least seven people in Kyiv region, and after a building was struck in Zaporozhye (center-east). “We will confidently respond to the occupier, all attacks against our cities (…) All Russian attacks will receive a military, political and legal response.“, he assured in his daily message.
Zelensky at the front, near Bakhmut
On Wednesday, the President of Ukraine visited the front line of the Bakhmut region, the epicenter of fighting in eastern Ukraine, his press service said. “Donetsk region. Front line positions of the Ukrainian military in the direction of Bakhmut. It’s an honor to be there today and honor our heroes– said Vladimir Zelensky in a Telegram message, publishing the video of this trip. The trip comes as pro-Russian separatists, fighting alongside the Russian military, claim the city “almost surrounded“.
In these pictures, we see him in a hangar, without protective gear, but accompanied by heavily armed bodyguards handing out decorations to soldiers who are also armed and in battle dress. “It is an honor to adorn the best of our heroes, shake your hand and thank you for defending our state and sovereignty;Vladimir Zelensky told the military.
The President of Ukraine near Bakhmut, this Wednesday, March 22. HANDIR / AFP
France trains Ukrainian pilots for Mirage 2000 fighters
French instructors have been training Ukrainian pilots for more than a month and a half with Mirage 2000 fighters designed by Dassault Aviation*. The decision was made before Vladimir Zelensky’s visit to Paris on February 8. France thus joins the US in training Ukrainian pilots in F-16s.
China hasn’t yetcrossed the line Delivery of deadly weapons to Russia, Blinken assures
China hasn’t yetcrossed the lineUS Secretary of State Anthony Blinken announced on Wednesday that it consists of supplying Russia with lethal weapons. “AT: we haven’t seen them cross that line todayThe US Secretary of State said in response to the question during the Senate hearing in Washington.
For several weeks, American diplomacy has exerted intense diplomatic pressure on China to prevent the latter from supplying important military equipment to Ukraine, which is embroiled in the conflict in Ukraine. In mid-February, Washington announced that China was considering such an option, and there were reports of small shipments being sent by Chinese companies to Moscow.
And during a two-day visit to Russia, President Xi Jinping reiterated his call for peace talks in the Ukraine conflict, a solution that worries Washington, which fears it could give Russia a military advantage. Xi Jinping also left Moscow on Wednesday morning.
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Moscow called the supply of depleted uranium shells a “serious” escalation
London’s supply of depleted uranium munitions to Ukraine, which a British official recently mentioned, would represent “serious aggravationabout the conflict, the head of Russian diplomacy warned on Wednesday.
“It is a step towards further escalation, serious escalationDuring the press conference held in Sochi in the south of Russia, Sergey Lavrov said, specifically referring to the consequences on the health of the population and the danger of soil pollution.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday.Russia will have to answerif such delivery has taken place without details. Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday that the use of such projectiles would have serious consequences for health, citing the example of the wars in Yugoslavia in the 1990s, where such ammunition was used.
Russian Navy “repelled” drone attack on Sevastopol
Russia has announced that it haspushed backWednesday’s drone attack on the port of Sevastopol comes just four days after Vladimir Putin visited the Moscow-annexed city on the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea. “All three planes were shot downsaid Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu, pointing out that two of them were destroyed by two military wives. “I would like these young women to be decorated and awarded for destroying the enemy (drones).“, he added.
A little while ago, the local governor appointed by Russia, Mikhail Razvojaev, announced that “Black Sea Fleet repels drone attack on Sevastopol“. There were no casualties or injuries as a result of the attackthe situation is under control“He assured in Telegram, adding that the explosions broke the windows of the neighboring buildings. Among these buildings is the cultural center called “Moscow house“, is located next to the harbor and is very well known in the city. “They tried to enter our bay, our sailors shot them with light weapons. Anti-aircraft defenses also workedMikhail Razvojaev added.
411 billion dollars will be required for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of Ukraine
Ukraine will need $411 billion after the first year of the conflict triggered by the Russian invasion that began on February 24, 2022, according to an estimate released Wednesday by the World Bank (WB), the United Nations and the United Nations. The European Union and the Government of Ukraine. While the battles continue, these organizations and institutions anticipate an immediate need for $14 billion starting this year to catch up.important and priority investmentsstart rebuilding.
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