Canada direct. War in Ukraine: Donbass threatened by Russia, the EU must vote for new sanctions

09:40  07 april  2022
09:40  07 april  2022 Source:   ouest-france.fr

Tony Martin auctions off silver medal from 2012 Summer Olympics to raise money for Ukrainian children

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Des soldats pro-russes dans la province de Donetsk, reconnue comme « république » séparatiste indépendante par la Russie, à la frontière du Donbass, le 11 mars 2022. © Alexander ErmoChenko / Reuters of the Russian soldiers in the province of Donetsk, recognized as "republic" independent separatist by Russia, The Donbass border, March 11, 2022.

The Ukrainian authorities fear a new Russian offensive in the east of the country, where the population is called to flee. The tension around kyiv, it, relaxes. The discussions are ongoing in the European Union to impose the next penalty train against Russia and could end up this Thursday. The country could also be excluded from the UN Human Rights Council today. Follow our lived news in Ukraine on Thursday, April 7th.

New European sanctions. Thursday, April 7, the European Union should decide on a fifth train of sanctions against Russia, while negotiations occur between member countries for several days. Volodymyr Zelensky also called the West to an embargo on Russian oil and gas tonight.

The point on the Russian invasion of Ukraine

 The point on the Russian invasion of Ukraine © Fadel Senna residents expect a distribution of food in front of a church in Trostianets, Ukraine, March 29, 2022 Situation on the ground, international reactions, sanctions: the Point on the invasion of Ukraine by Russia. - Despite the promises, Chernigiv bombarded - The city of Cherniguiv, in northern Ukraine, was bombarded "all night", announced on Wednesday the governor of the region, despite the announcement made the day before by Moscow a reduction in its military activity in this area.

Fear to the East. The Donbass could be the target of Vladimir Putin in the coming days. This is in any case what the American authorities fear, who announced the withdrawal of Russian troops around kyiv last night.

human rights. The United Nations threatens to radiate Russia from its human rights board, the decision should take place at the beginning of the afternoon.

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