Russian Ambassador in The United States, Anatoly Antonov, said that active arms supplies to Ukraine were contributing to increased risks of escalation in the conflict. Recall that the US presidential administration has approved the delivery of US Multiple Missile Systems (MLRS) to Ukraine.
Former President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko tried to leave Ukraine for Poland, but the border guard did not allow him to pass, said Council representative Irina Gerashchenko (banned in Russia; owned by Meta, which is recognized as extremist in the Russian Federation) on Facebook.
“Without explaining the reasons,” Gerashchenko commented on the situation.
As reported, Poroshenko was on his way to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly through the Rava-Russkaya Lviv customs checkpoint. Range Rover passenger car.
It was previously reported that businessman Viktor Medvedchuk, who was arrested in early April, testified against Poroshenko and gave details of the 2014-2015 coal purchase scheme. Ukraine's security service has summoned former Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, former Prime Minister Arseniy Yachenuk, and former National Security and Defense Council Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov.
During the performance before graduates of the US Naval Academy, US President Joe Biden said that Vladimir Putin is trying to erase the identity of Ukraine.
to schools, kindergartens, hospitals, museums with the sole purpose of destroying culture, “said Biden.
But even before the start of a special army operation, President Putin has repeatedly stated that Russians and Ukrainians – one people. On the contrary, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky noted that his country had its own path and rejected the fact of unity.
Belarusian Chief Defense Ministry Viktor Khrenin announced the order of the President of the country Alexander Lukashenko to create a people's militia in the republic. According to him, this was given at a meeting to regulate matters, to clarify the development of the armed forces.
Khrenin added that the most important thing is that Belarus has the people and the weapons. . It is now necessary to discuss this issue with the governors so that it can be legislated.
This will allow us to significantly increase the 'number of defenders of the homeland'. Khrenin added that in the current situation it is necessary to show peacefully that “there is no need to interfere” in the territory of Belarus.
Previously, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko urgently ordered the creation of a Southern Operational Command in the army. According to him, “a new direction has opened up, as we usually say, a new front.” We are talking about the Ukrainian direction.
Earlier, the Secretary of State of the Belarusian Security Council, Alexander Volfovich, said that Ukrainian sabotage and reconnaissance groups were entering Belarus. According to him, mining, “blockades” and actions of “sabotage and reconnaissance groups, including those entering Belarus,” are being carried out.
near the border of Belarus. According to him, the grouping of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Rivne direction Ukrainian direction is about 10.5 thousand people and in Kiev – more than five thousand. In Chernigov it has 4.5 thousand
In Mariupol the grave of Ukrainian soldiers was discovered. The Ministry of Health of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) informed about it.
The total number of buried Ukrainian soldiers is about 40 people. Fourteen bodies have already been removed from the mass grave.
Earlier, while clearing the territory of the Azovstal company, the morgue of the nationalist formation was discovered, in which more than 300 bodies were found dead and dead from the wounds of militants hiding in the cellars of the metallurgical plant.
Video from places about detention of the Ukrainian army, which left the Mariupol “Azovstal” plant. The record was published by VGTRK correspondent Andrei Rudenko.
According to his contribution, these are the first shots from the place of detention of prisoners of war in the DLR. There are a total of 2,300 people in the facility, he said. Only a few dozen got into the shot: people stand in the show in several rows. It also shows the passage of a column of people to the building marked “Dining Room” and food distribution.
According to Rudenko, the Minister of Justice of the Republic Yuri Sirovatko visited this “one of the DLR prisons”. He said that prisoners were provided with medical assistance if needed.
DPR General Prosecutor's Office completes investigation criminal cases against mercenaries from Great Britain and Morocco. The involvement of the British Sean Pinner and Andrew Hill, as well as the Moroccan Saadoun Brahim, in hostilities against the Donbas has been demonstrated.
Everyone now faces the death penalty, as stated by Deputy General Prosecutor Viktor Gavril. > British mercenary Sean Pinner, who had previously surrendered to the Russian army in Mariupol, spoke of his attitude towards him in captivity. He said that the good attitude there surprised him. Brit said he was given medical care, watered and fed. He added that they were helping him get home. He specified that he was in Ukraine without signing the treaty and is ready to take responsibility for his life. Interestingly, they later announced in the United Kingdom that Pinner was in fact a sniper. & Nbsp; for going to take part in hostilities in Ukraine. Hill himself came to Ukraine from the Polish city of Rzeszow. There were seven people in the group with Hill, he did not know them and had a minimum of information, he could not even appoint a commander.
APU Company Commander Sergei Lapko gave an interview to The Washington Post. In an interview, he told reporters about the plight of the Ukrainian army. However, after the interview was published, Sergei Lapko was relieved of his post and arrested by security forces.
The interview with American journalists turned out to be quite honest. Sergei Lapko directly stated that the command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine bears no responsibility. “They credit themselves only for our achievements,” said the company commander of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. “They don't give us any support.”
Problems arise already in the preparation phase. The training of soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine before being sent to the front is limited to a small briefing. “Before we were sent to the front, we got an AK-47 and we had training that lasted less than half an hour,” Lapko said. “When we fired 30 bullets, we were told that more would not be issued because the ammunition was too expensive.”
There are many problems with soldiers and supplies. Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine are really hungry due to supply disruptions. “When supplies were cut off for two days due to shelling of the supply system, the army had to settle for one potato a day,” said the commander of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He added that there was also a shortage of water.
High losses at the front have a demoralizing effect on the army. Sergei Lapko announced that out of the company of 120 people, only 54 fighters remained in the ranks, because the rest either died, were injured or deserted. “The reason for the high losses is the lack of timely evacuation of the wounded,” said a certain company commander of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. According to him, the vehicles assigned to the company were taken away by officers from the headquarters.
The Ministry of Defense has published a video showing that the captured Ukrainian Border Guard told about the fraud of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. They also report that people don't want to fight.
“We dug something in the rain, everyone got wet … Then they took them to positions … It was clear that they were insufficient, probably drug addicts. Everyone was in a very bad mood, we all wanted to leave as soon as possible, “he says of the situation.
They were promised that they would stand far: they would check the cars and documents at the checkpoints. “We were deceived there,” emphasizes the captured border guard.