Ukraine wins Lyman again, votes in Brazil, reigns in Burkina Faso… five facts to remember over the weekend

Got any news over the weekend? Here are the highlights of the last two days.

Cue says the strategic city of Lyman has been ‘totally cleared’ of the Russian army

The recapture of this city in eastern Ukraine, a key strategic point in the Donetsk region, is another important tactical victory for the Ukrainian military. The news from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy confirms the loss of the city, which has been under Russian control since late May, to Moscow. On Saturday, the Russian Defense Ministry said its soldiers, “Threatening to be surrounded”was “Returned to very favorable lines from Lyman”. Since counterattacks began on August 29, Kyiv troops have provided very little information on the exact position of the front.

In a message posted on Telegram on Sunday, Luhansk Region Governor Serhiy Haidai said, “The liberation of this city in Donetsk Oblast will be a key factor in the upcoming occupation of Luhansk Oblast”. The recapture of Lyman by Ukrainian forces is an additional setback for Russian President Vladimir Putin, especially since it was announced the day after a ceremony to unite the four regions of Ukraine covering almost 20% of the territory. , which includes Lyman.

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It’s voting day in Brazil to appoint a new president

About 156 million Brazilians are invited to vote in the first round.  If none of the eleven candidates exceed 50% of the vote, a second round will be held at the end of the month.

“Clash of the Titans” is finally here. It opposes, on Sunday, October 2, during the presidential election of Brazil’s two biggest current political figures: on the right, the outgoing president Jair Bolsonaro and on the left, the former trade unionist and president (2003- 2011), Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. In a country as polarized and electrified as ever, a fight at the top is as dangerous as it has historically been. About 156 million Brazilians are invited to vote in the first round. If none of the eleven candidates exceed 50% of the vote, a second round will be held at the end of the month. In the poll, former leftist leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is the favorite.

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In Burkina Faso, Colonel Damiba agrees to resign as France condemns “severe attacks on security” by its institutions

The head of the ruling junta in Burkina Faso, Lt Col Tamiba was sacked on Friday Religious and community leaders announced that Captain Ibrahim Dreyro, who had refused to step down, had finally agreed to resign on Sunday.

However, tensions ran high in Burkina Faso on Sunday, where hostile demonstrators fired tear gas into the French embassy in Ouagadougou. By Saturday afternoon, two French companies had already been targeted By demonstrators: A fire broke out in front of the French embassy in Ouagadougou and in front of the French company in Bobo-Diolaso. In Paris, the Foreign Ministry issued a condemnation “Violence against [son] “The embassy is very determined.”Add that “Security [ses] Comrades” are his “priority”..

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125 killed in Indonesia football stadium stampede

Saturday evening's tragedy in the city of Malang in the east of Java island left more than a hundred people injured in the Southeast Asian archipelago, where rivalries between supporters often have serious consequences.

Indonesia was saddened by one of its worst stadium tragedies on Sunday, October 2. At least 125 people died in the stampede after thousands of fans invaded a football stadium and fired tear gas, according to the latest report by local authorities. The death toll, which initially stood at 127, has risen to 174, East Java Province Deputy Governor Emil Tartak announced at noon on the Compass TV television channel. It was revised downwards early Sunday afternoon.

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Saturday evening’s tragedy in Malang, east of Java island, injured more than a hundred people in the Southeast Asian archipelago, where rivalries between supporters often have serious consequences.

Europe Ecology-Les Verts (EELV) does not seem to be closing the bayou affair

    Greens MP Julian Bayo, September 19, 2022.

Green Party It brought together its administrative bureau and internal division responsible for investigating violence against women. This conclusion follows an article liberation Julian Bayou, who resigned as national secretary after allegations of psychological abuse against a former colleague, was under “Monitoring” Party Feminists. “The information published in Libé confirms the need to think about the best way to deal with this particular case.”, a source close to the administration explained to Agence France-Presse. Conversely, Deputy Sandrine Rousseau, who issued allegations of psychological abuse against Julian Bayo, That is the investigation “problem”.

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