EXTRAORDINARY ONLINE Russians shell Lviv: Crisis could plunge one-fifth of the world into hunger and poverty, says Guterres – Topky.sk

Zelensky invites Biden and Macron to Ukraine Ukraine has already completed a questionnaire to join the EU Russians shelled Kharkov, fighting continued in Mariupol Pope indirectly criticized Russia for drawing Ukraine into a cruel senseless war Live from Ukraine ONLINE Load new news 12:40 Sunday to Ukraine again more people than crossed the border in the opposite direction. This follows from Monday’s data from the Polish border guard, which was reported by the DPA. About 19,300 people left Poland for Ukraine on Sunday, while 17,300 people came to Poland from Ukraine at the same time – ten percent less than the day before. The Polish authorities also recorded a higher number of departing for Ukraine than arriving on Saturday. 12:25 As a result of the morning attack on Lviv, the death toll rose to 7 people. 11 people are injured. According to the city management, 4 rockets hit the warehouses and another hit the gas station. The NEXTA portal informed about it on the social network. 11:35 No humanitarian corridors for two consecutive days. Russian troops did not agree to the Ukrainian ceasefire proposal along several evacuation routes. He informed about it on the social network The Kyiv Independent, referring to Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk. 11:10 Russian forces entered the town of Kreminna in the Luhansk region in eastern Ukraine, where fighting began in the streets. This was stated on Monday by the governor of the Luhansk region, Serhiy Hajdaj, CNN reported. “The offensive has begun,” Hajdaj wrote in a short social network posting, saying that the Russians had entered the city with “a huge amount of technology.” According to him, the planned evacuations from Kreminna are not possible now. 10:25 These are indicative estimates of Russia’s combat losses as of April 18, according to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The Kyiv Independent informs about them on the social network. 9:35 At least six people have been killed and eight others injured in today’s Russian rocket attacks on Lviv in western Ukraine. This was announced on the social network Telegram by the regional governor Maksym Kozyckyj. Three missiles hit military infrastructure equipment, one a tire service. Several explosions were reported from Lviv this morning. Lviv and the rest of western Ukraine have so far been less affected by the fighting than other parts of Ukraine. The city was considered a relatively safe haven, the AP agency noted. 8:20 AM The Russian army fired several rockets at Lviv on Monday morning. The damage is still being clarified. This was reported by The Kyiv Independent on the social network, referring to the mayor of Lviv Andriy Sadovy. 7:50 Hear sirens in many regions of Ukraine. The air defense system is said to be in operation. The NEXTA portal informs about it on the social network. 7:25 Belgium, Estonia and Bulgaria apply EU ban on Russian ships. From 17 April, ships flying the Russian flag, including those that have changed their flag to another nationality after 24 February, will be prohibited from entering the ports of the countries, with the exception of ships in distress. 7:05 AM The Russian army forcibly removed about 150 children from Mariupol. The Crimean Human Rights Group reported on Sunday, referring to Mariupol Mayor Petr Andriushchenko’s adviser. According to him, many of the children were taken from hospitals and were not orphans. The Kyiv Independent portal on the social network writes about it. 6:50 Russian forces plan a false flag operation in Cherson. Odessa Regional Military Administration spokesman Serhiy Bratchuk told Telegram on Sunday that Russian forces were planning to shell Kherson and falsely accuse the Ukrainian army. This is reported by The Kyiv Independent on social media. 6:40 More than 40 Russian soldiers are killed and dozens more are missing or injured in the sinking of the Russian cruiser Moscow. According to the BBC News server, it was written by the independent Russian daily Novaya Gazeta Europe, referring to the mother of one of the sailors. Russian authorities have reported no casualties and say the entire 500-member crew is alive. 6:25 “We all see the tragedy that is taking place in Ukraine: cities razed to the ground, people suffering and dying in their homes and on the streets, the fastest displacement crisis in Europe since World War II. But beyond Ukraine’s borders, far beyond the media’s attention, The crisis has launched a silent attack on the developing world, which could plunge up to 1.7 billion people, more than a fifth of humanity, into poverty and hunger on a scale that has not been around for decades, “said UN Secretary-General António Guterres. . Photo gallery (2) Antonio Guterres
Source: SITA / AP Photo / Seth Wenig 6:20 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky criticized the delay in arms supplies for his country. He noted that “any delay in the supply of weapons becomes a permit for Russia to kill more Ukrainians.” “This is how Russia interprets it. In fact, it should not be,” Zelensky said in a video interview released by the DPA on Monday night. 6:00 AM Orthodox believers in Ukraine on Sunday celebrated Palm (May) Sunday with services and trials with branches. According to Sky News, such an assembly was also held in the town of Bucha in the Kiev region, where many bodies of shot civilians appeared after the withdrawal of Russian troops, and in Kramatorsk, where the local railway station recently became the target of a rocket attack, killing dozens of evacuees. Mariupol could block talks with Russia altogether, says Kuleba Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said on Sunday that there had been no recent communication between Kiev and Moscow at the level of diplomatic departments. In an interview with the American news station CBS News, Kuleba also described the situation in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol as “terrible” and also said that it could become a “red line” during the negotiations. “In recent weeks, we have had no contact with Russian diplomats at the level of foreign ministries,” he said. “Contact (with the Russian side) takes place only at the level of a negotiating team consisting of representatives of various institutions and members of parliament. They continue to consult expertly, but no high-level negotiations take place,” he said. Kuleba added that he expects heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine to intensify in the coming weeks. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Saturday that the liquidation of the last Ukrainian soldiers defending the besieged Mariupol would mean the end of talks with Russia. In an interview with CBS News on Sunday, Kuleba said that, like the president, he believes that Mariupol could become a “red line” and completely block further negotiations. Asked about the possible visit of US President Joe Biden to Ukraine, Kuleba replied that Ukraine would welcome Biden. He added that such a visit would be a “message of support”. However, the White House announced earlier this week that Biden was not going to Ukraine. Ukrainian troops in Mariupol rejected a Russian ultimatum on Sunday to give up lunch and continue to defend the city with all their might. Moscow claims to have control of almost the entire city. If her soldiers seized it, it would be their biggest victory so far in the nearly two-month war, according to Reuters. I no longer trust the world, says Zelensky Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has trouble believing in the reliability of “some countries or some leaders” after the escalation of the war in his country. He said this in an interview with CNN, which took place on Friday at the Presidential Palace in Kiev and was broadcast on Sunday. Asked whether in connection with Ukraine, he considers the term “never again” used by politicians around the world to speak about the Holocaust and crimes against humanity to be empty, Zelensky replied: “I do not believe the world. After seeing what is happening in Ukraine, I have the feeling that we should not trust some countries or some leaders. We do not believe those words. After the escalation by Russia, we do not believe our neighbors. We do not believe all this. ” The Ukrainian president also does not believe in the security guarantees provided by the documents and international law, as war is raging in Ukraine and Russia is accused of alleged war crimes. “Even I don’t trust the document, because we also have the Budapest Memorandum – I think you know all the details. For me, it’s just a worthless piece of paper,” Zelenskyj said. He added that he believed in practical, tangible efforts and the Ukrainian people. “We only believe in contractual, pragmatic things. If you are our friends or partners, give us weapons, give us a hand, support us, give us money and stop Russia. If you are our friends, you can do it.” there is faith in ourselves, in our people, faith in our armed forces and the belief that countries will support us not only with their words but also with their actions. And that is all. Never again … Indeed, everyone talks about it, and yet, as you can see, not everyone has the courage, “concluded Zelensky. He stressed that Ukraine is not willing to give up the territory of Donbas in the east, because it has no guarantee that Russia will not try The Ukrainian president also wants US President Joe Biden to come to Ukraine. “I think he will come,” Zelensky said. “Of course, that’s his decision. It also depends on the security situation, but I think he’s the leader of the United States, so he should come and see him. ” Unlike Biden, he doesn’t think the events there should be called genocide. “I think he wants to take some steps to get Russia involved in the dialogue. I told him I wanted him to understand that this was not a war, but nothing but genocide, “Zelensky said.” I invited him to come when he had the chance. When he comes and sees it, I’m sure he’ll understand. “