Canada in Kramatorsk, the offensive of the Russian army seems imminent
The military point: the Ukrainian counter-offensive intensifies to Irpin and Kherson
© provided by Liberation in Mikolav, a Russian strike destroyed the headquarters of the regional administration and killed 7 people, all civilians, according to one spokesperson for the Ukrainian army. of all the counter-attacks carried out by the Ukrainian forces, the one that took place at Irpin, a small town in the suburbs of Kyiv, will remain as one of the most significant since the beginning of the Russian invasion, on February 24th.
The city of Kramatorsk could be the next target of the Russian army, which decided to focus its efforts on the Donbass. View on Euronews
The Kramatorsk Hospital is shaken by the progress of the Russian troops. Since 2014, this city is the capital of the donbass part still controlled by Kyiv.
The hospital supports many wounded after the bombing of Russian or Pro-Russian troops. These strikes hit residential buildings on Tuesday.
"I drank a coffee, I went to the room and it happened in an instant. It was unimaginable. Just 'bang' and then nothing" says Alexandr Dyachanko.
shines of shells touched him, causing serious damage to all of his body ... and in his head, a question is constantly coming back: "How can we order the order to destroy a residential area . That's what's going on everywhere in Ukraine "enrage is it.
Government tells arts bodies to suspend cultural events funded by Russian state
OTTAWA — Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez has asked arts bodies that get federal funding to suspend all cultural activities involving Russians linked to Vladimir Putin's regime in protest of his invasion of Ukraine. Canadian Heritage has written to organizations receiving the department's funding, asking them to cancel tours and co-productions bankrolled by Russian or Belarusian state organizations. The demand, issued last month, could lead to cancellation of exhibitions of art loaned from Russian galleries, as well as concerts, festivals, and theatre and ballet productions featuring Russian artists.
VIATCHESLAV Yepiefantsev has lost his one-year daughter when a shell has crossed the window of his home, without exploding.
"It went through our window and the children being children, they simply caught it. It was not a big bomb with a tail. The kids caught and he exploded in the house" remembers -T he.
The chief surgeon of the hospital says he never saw such wounds while the war in this region began in 2014.
in parallel, thousands of people hurry to the station to leave. The railways have been damaged by bombing, interrupting traffic for several hours. Kramatorsk may well be the next target of the Russian army, which may not have taken the west of the country, seeks to control the entire Donbass.
War in Ukraine: After the bombing of Kramatorsk, many inhabitants refuse to flee despite the fear .
in this city of Donbass, region where the Russian army continues to progress, civilians sometimes prefer to remain only to see their family separate. Others make it a question of patriotism and believe in the victory of Ukrainian forces. © Provided by franceinfo "We did not sleep much in the last 45 days. We work 24 hours a day, including the weekend", sighs Alexandre Goncharenko, Sunday, April 10, the mayor of Kramatorsk, with her eyes aimed with fatigue.