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Canada Ukraine Current: The first UN grave ship is ready to go

07:20  15 august  2022
07:20  15 august  2022 Source:   dw.com

Russia accuses Ukraine of "nuclear terrorism"

 Russia accuses Ukraine of © Dmytro Smolyenko / Maxpppp / Photoshot / Maxppp L A Russia rejected its responsibility in the strikes on Friday, August 5, near a nuclear reactor from Zaporijjia, Ukraine, Ukraine, Ukraine, Ukraine, Ukraine, Ukraine By accusing in turn the regime of the Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky of "nuclear terrorism".

23,000 tons of wheat will soon be able to be able to move towards Ethiopia. The amount of the state gas surcharge is announced. Selenskyj calls on the Russians for resistance. Our daily overview.

Das Frachtschiff Brave Commander könnte bald im UN-Auftrag mit dem Weizen ablegen © Oleksandr Gimanov/AFP The freight ship Brave Commander could soon put the most important in the UN order : The UN World Food program wants to send wheat to Ethiopia Russia and North Korea want to meet government heads of the Nordic States State gas surcharge is fixed

The first UN ship for grain deliveries from Ukraine is loaded with wheat and ready to go. The "MV Brave Commander" currently in the Black Sea port of the Ukrainian city of Juschne was ready to put 23,000 tons of wheat on board towards Ethiopia, said Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakow. For the UN World Food Program (WFP), this first delivery should only be the start of regular grain deliveries from Ukraine for regions of the world that are particularly threatened by hunger.

War in Ukraine: What must be remembered from the day of Saturday August 6

 War in Ukraine: What must be remembered from the day of Saturday August 6 Nuclear security of the Ukrainian power station in Zaporijia worries the international community. © provided by Franceinfo The consequences of strikes near a reactor of the Ukrainian nuclear power plant in Zaporijjia worry the international community. Turkey, a country known as a mediator in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, announces that the Russian gas it buys will be paid in rubles ... Here is what to remember this Saturday, August 6.

Russia and North Korea want closer relationships

The Russian President Vladimir Putin and the North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un have announced the expansion of their "comprehensive and constructive bilateral relationships". Putin explained that there were closer relationships in the interests of both countries and would strengthen security and stability in the region. Kim said that the "strategic and tactical cooperation, support and solidarity" had reached a new level between the two countries to threaten threats and provocations from enemy military forces. In Pyongyang, enemy forces are usually referred to in the United States and their allies.


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"Whoever is silent, makes up with complicity"

Wolodymyr Selenskyj has called on the population of Russia to raise their voice against war. "Evil takes place on such a scale that silence is equivalent to complicity," said the Ukrainian president in his daily video address. "If you have Russian citizenship and are silent, this means that you don't fight, which means that you support this," said Selenskyj. In contrast to earlier appeals to the population of the warldering neighboring country, the president did not address them in Russian, but in Ukrainian.

War in Ukraine: Russian journalist Marina Ovsiannikova now under a criminal investigation for "false information" on the army

 War in Ukraine: Russian journalist Marina Ovsiannikova now under a criminal investigation for Her home was searched this morning, confirmed her lawyer in Franceinfo. She was arrested for demonstrating in front of the Kremlin on July 15, and notably qualified Vladimir Putin as "Assassin". © provided by Franceinfo Russian journalist Marina Ovsiannikova was arrested at her home, Wednesday August 10 in Moscow (Russia), after a search led by the police.

Der ukrainische Präsident Wolodymyr Selenskyj © Sarsenov Daniiar/Ukraine Presidency/Zuma/Imago The Ukrainian President Wolodymyr Selenskyj

Selenskyj for the EU Bans of Visa for Russian citizens

The proposal of an EU-wide ban on entry visa for Russian citizens meets with Selenskyj. The discussion about a corresponding proposal of the Czech EU Council Presidency becomes "more intensive every day," said Selenskyj in his speech. Ultimately, this should lead to "appropriate decisions".

Scholz meets Prime Minister of the Nordic States

Chancellor Olaf Scholz on a two -day trip to Scandinavia. In the Norwegian capital Oslo, he wants to meet the heads of government of Norway , Sweden , Finland , Denmark and Island .

Finnlands Ministerpräsidentin Sanna Marin und Kanzler Olaf Scholz bei einem Treffen im März 2022 in Berlin © John MacDougall/AFP Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin and Chancellor Olaf Scholz at a meeting in March 2022 in Berlin

The main focus is on working on the energy sector and the Russian attack war against Ukraine.

Height of the state gas surcharge is fixed

This Monday the amount of the state gas surcharge will be announced. The Ministry of Economic Affairs last assumed a range of 1.5 to 5 cents per kilowatt hour. Economic Minister Robert Habeck expects "a few hundred euros per budget" per year. The levy is intended to benefit gas suppliers who have to buy a replacement for the lack of more favorable gas quantities from Russia.

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This article is continuously updated on the day of its appearance. Messages from the fighting areas cannot be checked independently.

Biden announces nearly $3B in new military aid for Ukraine .
WASHINGTON (AP) — Six months after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he is sending $2.98 billion in new military aid to Ukraine that will enable forces there to fight for years to come. In a statement, Biden said the aid will allow Ukraine to acquire air defense systems, artillery systems and munitions, drones and other equipment “to ensure it can continue to defend itself over the long term.” TheIn a statement, Biden said the aid will allow Ukraine to acquire air defense systems, artillery systems and munitions, drones and other equipment “to ensure it can continue to defend itself over the long term.

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