LIVE – War in Ukraine: the Russian offensive has begun in the east of the country – BFMTV

5:11The United States and its allies meet this TuesdayUS President Joe Biden will participate in a virtual meeting on Tuesday devoted to the Russian offensive in Ukraine, the White House said, as kyiv assures that Moscow has triggered in the Donbass a new phase in his attack. Russia is held to account,” said a White House official. of the UN to debate a draft resolution, supported by Washington, obliging the five permanent members of the Security Council to justify their recourse to the veto, in other words aiming at their using it less. This old idea has was revived with the invasion of Ukraine by Russia. Thanks to its right of veto, Moscow is paralyzing any action in this matter by the Security Council, which should nevertheless intervene as required by its mandate as guarantor of world peace defined by the Charter of the United Nations. sponsored by some 50 countries including the United States but, significantly, none of the four other permanent members of the Security Council (Russia, China, France and the United Kingdom), should be subject to a vote, according to diplomats.The Security Council also has ten non-permanent members, who do not have veto power.4:28Biden does not plan to go to Ukraine, White House saysUS President Joe Biden does not plan to go to Ukraine soon despite the wish in this sense of his counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky, said the White House on Monday. “The president is not expected to go there, allow me to repeat it”, assured the door- speech of the American executive Jen Psaki during a press conference. The US government is considering sending an envoy to kyiv, but the White House has ruled out for the moment a high-risk trip by the president himself, for security reasons. 4:00 Zelensky announces the start of the Russian offensive in eastern UkraineUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced on Monday the start of the Russian offensive against eastern Ukraine, part of which is in the hands of pro-Russian separatists and where deadly fighting is taking place are intensified.”Now we can say that Russian troops have started the battle for Donbass, for which they have been preparing for a long time. A very large part of the entire Russian army is now devoted to this offensive,” he said in a speech broadcast on Telegram.>> All the details on this offensive can be found in our article.4 :00Hello everyone! And welcome to this direct follow-up to the war in Ukraine