LIVE | 78th War Day in Ukraine

The war in Ukraine continues for the 78th day, while a strike in the northeast of the country has left at least three dead and 12 injured.

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13:18 | The G7 must protect poor countries from the consequences of the war in Ukraine




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The most disadvantaged countries must be protected from the effects of the war in Ukraine, the German foreign minister said on Thursday as he opened a meeting with her G7 counterparts in northern Germany.

13:04 | Scholarships for Ukrainian Refugees




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Nearly 40 Canadian colleges and institutes will provide scholarships and other financial aid to Ukrainian students.

12:36 | Abuses in Ukraine: UN tightens grip on Moscow

The UN Human Rights Council on Thursday tightened its grip on Russia by overwhelmingly voting in favor of an investigation into atrocities attributed to Russian occupation forces.

At the same time, UN representatives in New York demanded an end to the bombing of schools in Ukraine, denouncing their use for military purposes.

11:59 | Azovstal: Kiev discusses evacuation of 38 seriously injured soldiers with Moscow

Kiev is in “difficult talks” with Russia over the evacuation of 38 seriously injured Ukrainian soldiers, who are in the cellars of the Azovstal steel factory, the last Ukrainian resistance zone in Mariupol, under siege by Russian troops.

11:30 am | Azovstal: Kiev discusses evacuation of 38 seriously injured soldiers with Moscow




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Kiev is in “difficult talks” with Russia over the evacuation of 38 seriously injured Ukrainian soldiers, who are in the cellars of the Azovstal steel factory, the last Ukrainian resistance zone in Mariupol, under siege by Russian troops.

11:05 am | War Crime: Bloodcurdling Video Shows Execution of Two Civilians

Although the war in Ukraine seems far from over, investigations into war crimes have been increasing since the beginning of the Russian invasion, and some of the evidence is heart-pounding.




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10:50 am | In Kiev, the return of thousands of refugees, ready to “get used to the war”

“I am so happy to be here,” said Maria Pchenychna, 16, after finding her father Yuriy, 57, on the Kiev platform.

The teenager is one of thousands of women and children who, despite the uncertainties, are now returning to the Ukrainian capital after fleeing abroad at the start of the war. “I am grateful to the people abroad, but I have missed my home. My mother is here with my dog,’ she said.

10:39 am | UN launches investigation into atrocities against Russian troops

The UN on Thursday called for an end to the bombing of schools in Ukraine, while denouncing its use for military purposes, at a UN Security Council meeting called at the request of France and Mexico. .

10:38 am | Russian invasion of Ukraine: UN calls for an end to bombing of schools

7:24 am | Finland takes big step towards NATO, new gas disruptions

Finland took a big step towards NATO membership on Thursday, with Moscow denouncing a “threat” to Russia, while Russian gas supplies to Europe via Ukraine were accused of new disruptions, witnessing geopolitical upheavals and energy caused by two and half a month of conflict.

Finland’s president and prime minister, Sauli Niinistö and Sanna Marin, said they were in favor of joining NATO “without delay” on Thursday, a prelude to a formal candidacy on Sunday from this Scandinavian country, which borders 1,300 km with Russia shares. and was for a long time forced into a kind of forced neutrality by Moscow.

6:03 | Finland in NATO would “certainly” be a threat to Russia

Finland’s NATO membership would “absolutely” pose a threat to Russia, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday.

“The expansion of NATO and the Alliance’s rapprochement to our borders does not make the world and our continent more stable and secure,” Mr Peskov told the press, “certainly” answering the question of whether Russia will delay Finland’s accession to NATO. as a threat.

5:35 am | Ukraine: Three dead and 12 injured in Russian attack in northeast

At least three people were killed and 12 injured in a Russian airstrike on the city of Novgorod-Siversky, in northeastern Ukraine from Wednesday to Thursday, local emergency services said on Thursday.

“Three people have been killed and 12 injured after a strike” at Novgorod-Siversky, said a spokesman for the relief effort, who gave an initial assessment.




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