News live: Ultimatum of Russia to Ukrainian soldiers present at Maroupol
The Social Network Twitter Cuts Russia's Propaganda Faucet
© AP - Richard Drew The Twitter Social Network limits more than 300 Russian government accounts, official profiles of departments and embassies, as well as accounts of senior Russian officials . The Twitter Social Network has announced new measures against Russian government accounts to reduce the circulation of Kremlin's propaganda on the social network.
at the 53nd day of the Russian invasion of Ukraine On Sunday, April 17, Russia called the Ukrainian soldiers still fighting Maroupol to go to 06:00, Moscow time, 03h00 you, promising their life saves.
► Moscow blocked the RFI website, which broadcast information in about fifteen languages, including Russian. An alternative URL allows access to the site in French and Russian. RFI in Russian is also available on Telegram: https://t.me/rfi_ru, via a VPN and Russia in French satellite on Hotbird.
Images show Ukrainian soldiers completing Russian soldiers
© Genya Savilov / AFP Illustration Image. Ukrainian soldiers pass in front of Russian armored vehicles destroyed in the village of Dmytrivka. images posted on Telegram At the beginning of the week - CAUTION The content is very violent - have circulated a lot on social networks. They would show Ukrainian soldiers completing Russian military captured in the kyiv region.
► The RFI Russian Writing website broadcasts Ukrainian public radio (in Ukrainian language) Since
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► The Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenksy has warned that "the elimination" of the last Ukrainian soldiers present in the port city of Maroup besieged by the Russian forces "put an end to any peace negotiation" with Moscow, which affirms on his side control the almost all of the city.
►The situation in the strategic port is "inhuman," said Ukrainian president on Saturday night, calling the Westerners to provide "immediately" heavy weapons he has been calling for several weeks.
► Russia announces that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and several other Britishin the country, after London had imposed sanctions in Moscow because of his military operation in Ukraine.
pipeline is intended to connect LNG terminal to natural gas network
In order to connect the planned import terminal for liquid density (LNG) in Wilhelmshaven to the gas transmission system, a 30-kilometer pipeline should be created in the district of Friesland until the end of this year. © Sina Schult / DPA The Jade Weser Port with the pipes of the tanker extinguishing bridge in the foreground.
► The Ukrainian president said Friday night on CNN that between 2,500 and 3,000 Ukrainian soldiers had died since the beginning of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, adding that another 10,000 had been injured.
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04:47: Marie Dumoulin, Director of the Extended Europe Program Within the European Foreign Relations Council, analyzes the challenges of arms delivery to Ukraine, claimed by the President Zelensky.
01h15: The new sanctions will target Sperbanck, announces Ursula von der Leyen
"We look further on the banking sector, especially on Sberbank, which represents 37% of the Russian banking sector. There are also energy issues, "said Ursula von der Leyen in Dominical Bild Am Sonntag, who asked him to detail the key points of the new sanctions.
The EU has, for the moment, spared the largest bank in Russia because it represents, with Gazprombank, one of the main channels of payment of oil and Russian gas, that the Bloc countries buy despite the conflict in Ukraine.
The President of the European Commission added that the EU was developing "intelligent mechanisms" so that oil is also included in the new sanctions.
00H00: The daily address of President Zelensky in Ukrainians, subtitled in English
dispute over weapons deliveries: "Since the traffic light is just a bit high" .
, especially SPD and FDP, most recently discussed violently about Ukraine policy. Two prominent deputies are now trying to smooth the waves. © Photo: Chris Emil Janßen / Imago shows the chancellor too rarely the way in Ukraine policy? At least if he stretched his finger on a campaign event in Lübeck. In the dispute of the traffic light coalition for a yes or no serious weapons for Ukraine, foreign politicians of FDP and SPD have now vitigently expressed.