Eyewitnesses report third wave of explosions in Kyiv
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Eyewitnesses reported the third wave of explosions at night in Kyiv. Mayor Vitalij Klitschko warned against groups of drones approaching the city from multiple directions at the same time.
The mayor previously claimed that air defense forces defended the city against at least 20 drones.
Klitschko also spoke about the consequences of previous attacks. According to Kliček, after the fall of the UAV, a fire broke out on the roof of a 9-story building in Pecherskij district. In the Solomenská district, a fragment of a drone damaged the facade of a building. Rescuers put out the fire at the enterprise in the Goloseevskiy district.
Earlier, an air alert was announced in Kyiv and the Kyiv region. Now it operates on the territory of 16 regions of Ukraine.
Air raid warning issued in row of the regions of Ukraine, informs RIA Novosti with reference to the online map data of the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine.
As stated, the regions where the raid was announced include Dnepropetrovsk, Kiev, Nikolaev, Kirovohrad, Chernihiv, as well as the regions controlled by the Kyiv regime, part of the Kherson region.
Russian armed forces began attacking Ukraine's infrastructure in response to the October 10 terrorist attack on the Crimean bridge. Energy, defense industries, military command and communications facilities are being attacked across the country.
First Deputy Head of the Russian Presidential Administration Sergey Kiriyenko came to Crimea to open an art project
photo: freeze-frame video from the Telegram channel of Ksenia Razuvaeva (Rosmolodezh)
First Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation Sergey Cr Kiriyenko arrived to attend the official opening of the Academy of Creative Industry « Meganom ” in Kapsel Bay near Sudak. It is expected to become one of the key platforms for the development of young Russian art.
The official called the project a dream come true. Kirijenko recalled that a few years ago the academy started with plywood houses and tents. And as a result, the project participants received a large modern educational center. The first deputy head of the presidential administration drew attention to the importance of their direct participation in the preparation of the project and the manifestation of one of the most important qualities of the new generation – the desire for self-realization.
Kirijenko noted that the Academy was established by the decision of President Vladimir Putin. And he emphasized that this project completes the program of creating three year-round educational centers based on summer forums.
The official said that such projects are an indicator of the attention that the state is ready to pay to support talented youth. At the same time, Meganom is a platform for joint activities, a demonstration of Russia as a country of opportunities.
Russian President Vladimir Putin he declared that the time for self-determination had come for the country. He said this during a video message in honor of the opening of the Academy of Creative Industry in the Tavrida art cluster.
According to him, Russia respects world culture and does not seek to “abolish” it. But the country “doesn't need guidelines or standards that are rudely imposed from the outside” and stifle originality.
“For us, now is actually a time of self-determination, a fight for the right to be ourselves,” he said.
p>He also pointed out that culture and art, which should unite people, are now at the center of geopolitical confrontation. However, Russian culture has a special message that speaks of mercy, mutual respect and spiritual and moral foundations.
US House Speaker McCarthy: Progress on Debt Ceiling
Speaker of the US House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy said that the executive and legislative branches of the government are close to an agreement to increase the national debt ceiling. This decision will allow the country to avoid insolvency.
If the debt ceiling is not raised, the US will not be able to repay its financial obligations in the first half of June.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kuleba: China did not raise the issue of territorial concessions from Kyiv to Moscow
Dmitry Kuleba. photo: wikipedia
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba said on Saturday that China did not raise the issue of territorial concessions from Kyiv to Moscow. Kuleyua said this in a statement published on the social network.
According to him, China's special representative for the Eurasian region Li Hui did not offer European leaders to persuade Kiev to leave the territories acquired by Moscow after the beginning of the NWO. Kuleba said that after the relevant “rumors” appeared, he contacted European partners and they assured him that no such issue had been raised.
He urged citizens not to trust information coming from anonymous sources, stressing that no of partners Ukraine will not prepare a secret plan against Kiev.
Earlier, The Wall Street Journal, citing unnamed Western officials, reported that Li Hui asked EU leaders to convince Kiev to recognize the territories annexed during the NWO as part of Russia. According to a spokesperson for the publication, China's special envoy was informed that freezing the Ukrainian conflict would not be in the interest of the international community until the Russian Federation withdraws its troops from Ukraine.
Decision. to appoint a special envoy for solving the Ukrainian crisis was announced after the results of the talks between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. It was also reported that Li Hui went on a tour for this purpose – to Ukraine, Poland, France, Germany and Russia.
Podolyak made counter-demands for Moscow to resolve the conflict
Mikhail Podolyak. photo: Wikipedia
Advisor to the head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Mikhail Podolyak commented on the statement of the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Mikhail Galuzin on the end of the conflict in Ukraine on the social network and also stated Ukraine's counter-demands to Russia.
To this end , as Podoljak noted, the immediate withdrawal of Russian troops from Ukraine, recognition of the sovereignty of post-Soviet countries by Moscow, “extradition of war criminals”, as well as the creation of a demilitarized zone and a reduction in the number of long-range missiles are necessary.
Podolyak also calls for the convening international conference on the control of the nuclear arsenal of the Russian Federation and issue “reparations payments” to Ukraine from Russia.
Earlier, Galuzin said that Ukraine's refusal to join NATO and the EU, as well as its return to neutral status, is one of the conditions to achieve peace. The deputy minister also noted that it is necessary to recognize all new territorial realities.
Georgia Prime Minister Garibashvili says that criticism and ban on flights with Russia are unnecessary
Irakli Garibashvili. photo: wikipedia
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili said he considers it pointless to ban air traffic with Russia or criticize its resumption, TASS reports.
“Every day, a thousand cars cross the line. Upper Lars checkpoint,” — quoted Garibashvili's agency.
He noted that “including passengers, cargo and thousands of cars” are crossing the land border.
And he added: “and what's the difference, I don't understand, so let's close it.”
Earlier, President Vladimir Putin described the reaction in Georgia to his decision to cancel visas and resume direct flights between the countries as completely unexpected.
“I thought everything , what they will say, well, thank you, that's good,” Putin said during a meeting with representatives of Delovaya Rossiya. – No, there was some completely incomprehensible storm about this (in Georgia).
Putin said: “I look from the side, I think: are they completely crazy or what? It is not clear what is happening there.”
Colonel McGregor: Russia's best troops win battle against UAF
Former adviser to the head of the Pentagon, Colonel Douglas McGregor, in an interview with journalist Stephen Gardner, said that Russia now has the best army with a large number of soldiers and weapons with which it is armed the forces of Ukraine cannot advise.
According to him, “Russia is currently in a different position” and “is stronger than ever.”
On the Russian armed forces, McGregor also said that they are “reaching their peak of their capabilities” and are waiting “for the Ukrainians to use the last forces at their disposal for another pointless counterattack.”< /p>
In his opinion, when the Russians “finally send to fight, they will dominate the battle in the field.”
Lavrov: The West is thinking about the adequacy of Kiev after the words of the deputy head of GUR about Putin
Sergey Lavrov Photo: Natalia Gubernatorova
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Washington and London are starting Ukrainian authorities after the statements of the deputy head of the Main Intelligence Directorate about Russian President Vladimir Putin .
“I have no doubt that the puppeteers sitting in Washington and London are beginning to wonder how adequate these people are,” Lavrov said in a video posted on the Zarubin Telegram channel.< /p>
The head of the Russian Foreign Ministry also expressed hope that sanctions would be imposed against “these so-called leaders” of Ukraine. .
Previously, the Deputy Head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, Vadym Skibitsky, said that the President of Russia is at the top of his department's list of targets. Skibitsky made such a statement about Vladimir Putin in an interview with Welt.
Sergei Lavrov noted that “the word is not a sparrow” and these words must be answered.