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Special Pulitzer Prize for Ukrainian Journalists
The Association of America’s Most Valuable Press Awards announced on Monday that Ukrainian journalists will be awarded the Special Pulitzer Prize for their “courage” in covering Russia’s invasion of their country. Seven journalists, including three Ukrainians, have been killed in Ukraine since the February 24 war against Russia, and the union is investigating the deaths of five Ukrainians, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), an international voluntary organization based in New York. Journalists need to make sure that their death is actually related to the fitness of their profession.
Macron and Schaals express their “full support” for the Ukrainians in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin
The French president and German chancellor expressed their support for Ukraine under the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, a symbol of the Cold War and a glowing occasion for the occasion in the colors of the Russian-occupied country. About 200 people gathered nearby, some of them covered in the colors of Ukraine and shouting “Mariupol”, a city in the east of this country, which was largely destroyed by the Russian army.
Zhelensky thanked Biden for the military aid law
In a tweet, the Ukrainian president thanked his US envoy for signing a military aid law that would expedite the shipment of military equipment to Ukraine since World War II. “It simply came to our notice then. I firmly believe that we will win together again, “wrote Volodymyr Zhelensky.
The war in Ukraine is not “defensive”, Judges Washington
The United States on Monday called Vladimir Putin’s claims that the Russian invasion of Ukraine was “premature” “total absurdity” and a “disgrace” to the victims.
The Pentagon says the Ukrainians were “sent to Russia against their will.”
“We do not have numbers, but we did see signs that the Ukrainians were being taken from Ukraine to Russia,” Pentagon spokesman John Kirby told a news conference. Placed in Russia and camps.
Joe Biden updates WWII Military Assistance Act
The US president signed a law on Monday to speed up the shipment of military supplies to Ukraine. The White House notes that “Ukraine’s Democratic Security Debt-Leasing Act 2022” was intended to help Europe oppose Hitler (…) under the agenda of World War II and was supported by almost all members of Congress. “
“Putin overestimated the power of his military,” said Justice Le Trian
Minister of Foreign Affairs as a guest of BFMTV. The minister believes that “Russia should simply leave”, “Russia wants to intimidate us”. He reiterated that France was not “at war with Russia.”
Von der Leyen reported on the progress after meeting with Orban over the oil embargo
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced “progress” and “clarifications” after a meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday on Budapest blocking the EU’s embargo on Russian oil.
The meeting between the two leaders during a working dinner at the Carmelite Monastery in Budapest “helped to clarify some of Hungary’s concerns about sanctions and energy security,” Ms van der Leyen said on Twitter.
Greece reopens its embassy in Kiev
Greece reopened its embassy in Kiev on Monday in a “very symbolic gesture” to support the “Ukrainians and Greek community” living in the country, Greek Foreign Minister Nicos Tendias announced.
The Minister underlined that Athens “does everything possible to contribute to the resolution of the crisis in Ukraine and the humanitarian crisis and to actively participate in the reconstruction of the country.”
Was Russian television hacked during Putin’s speech?
According to a BBC Russia correspondent, Russian television was hacked during a speech by a Kremlin leader during a May 9 celebration. With this news all the shows were changed: “In your hands is the blood of thousands of Ukrainians and hundreds of their killed children. TV and officials are lying. Do not fight. ⁇
The “four new Boutcha” is in operation, says Zelensky, a consultant
“Mass rapes, child murders, geriatric killings, civilian shootings, so we can’t talk about fraternity. [entre l’Ukraine et la Russie] So far, ”he continued.
The Pentagon says the impact of sanctions is being felt on Russian weapons
The Pentagon believes that the Russian Armed Forces is fighting to replace the guided missiles used by the Russian military in Ukraine because of the ban on electronic components attacking Russia.
The Russians have fired several missiles at Ukraine, saying “they have run out of precision guiding weapons and are having trouble replacing them.”
Thursday Special Meeting of the Human Rights Council
At kyiv’s request, the UN Human Rights Council will hold an extraordinary session on Thursday on the “deteriorating human rights situation in Ukraine” occupied by Russia. This is the first meeting dedicated to the issue since the UN General Assembly suspended Russia in early April from the highest body of the international body in the field of human rights.
According to Macron, “Ukraine will indeed have decades to join the EU.”
“Ukraine really has many years to join the EU, probably decades,” the head of state explains. At the moment, the EU can only “have a quick procedure for accepting candidate status for Ukraine”.
Emmanuel Macron held a press conference in Berlin
The head of state arrives in Germany and holds a press conference with German Chancellor Olaf Scholes for his first international trip. He returns to war in Ukraine. “Our challenge is to confront the recurrence of war on our continent,” he said.
The United States has suspended tariffs on Ukrainian steel for one year
The United States has decided to suspend tariffs on steel from Ukraine for one year in support of Ukraine’s exports. “Some of Ukraine’s largest steel communities (Vladimir) have been severely affected by Putin’s barbarism, and the Mariupol steel plant has become a symbol of Ukraine’s determination to oppose Russia’s occupation,” the Commerce Department said in a statement.
Finns return to NATO auction
More than three-quarters of Finns are now backing NATO’s candidacy, according to a new poll released today, just days before the expected end in Helsinki. According to a survey released by public television Yle, 76% of Finns (a record) want the country to join NATO, up from 60% in March. Prior to the invasion of Ukraine, NATO membership supporters in Finland had stagnated by about 20-30% in recent years.
OECD countries prefer temporary reception arrangements
Will it continue to integrate Ukrainian refugees or facilitate their eventual return to the country? According to the organization’s report released today, member states of the Organization for Cooperation and Development (OECD) have chosen “temporary” coordination instead in their reception arrangements.
“Most countries have instead set up specific measures to help the immediate needs of the Ukrainians, so their stay is indeed temporary,” the OECD wrote in its statement, “despite the uncertain evolution of the war.”
May 9 parade in Moscow: What to read between the lines of Putin’s speech
In a highly anticipated speech marking the anniversary of the 1945 victory over Nazi Germany, the Russian president justified his attack on Ukraine and denounced the “unacceptable threat” of the West. Analysis of his speech.
Van der Leyen in Hungary to discuss oil embargo
European Commission President Ursula van der Leyen announced on Monday that he was in Hungary to discuss “security of Europe’s energy supply” with Victor Orban, his spokeswoman Budapest reported. Planned ban on Russian oil.
Hungary, a landlocked country that relies on oil purchases from Russia, is asking EU partners to guarantee its supply in order to agree to a sixth embargo against Russia, including suspension of oil purchases from the country.
Dozens of countries have called for a meeting of the Human Rights Council
Ukraine, backed by dozens of countries, is calling for an extraordinary session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in response to the country’s “war crimes committed by Russia.”
“This initiative is supported by nearly 60 states from all over the world. We send another strong message to Putin and his war criminals group: “You are isolated like never before,” Yevgenia Filipenko, Ukraine’s ambassador to the UN, said in a video posted on Twitter.
Was the Moscow flight parade on May 9 actually canceled due to the weather?
Apart from Moscow, flyposts in Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk and Samara were also canceled due to bad weather, according to several Russian media outlets. But is the weather really the cause? Descriptions.
Russian-backed separatists march on Mariupol on May 9
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