War in Ukraine, live: Joe Biden announced $800 million in new military aid for kyiv; support “more than necessary”, judge Volodymyr Zelensky – Le Monde

https://assets-decodeurs.lemonde.fr/redacweb/ukraine-cartes-infographie/derniere-maj-ukraine-avancee-russe.png https://assets-decodeurs.lemonde.fr/redacweb/ukraine-cartes-infographie /last-maj-ukraine-avancee-russe.png 30 The situation on the map Agrandir The context Live hosted by Anna Villechenon and Clémence Apetogbor Fighting intensified on Wednesday in eastern and southern Ukraine. The last Ukrainian fighters from Mariupol, in Donbass, are calling on the international community for “security guarantees”, at a time when Russian forces intend to seize the entire besieged city where soldiers and civilians are blocked. “We are ready to leave Mariupol with the help of a third party”, armed, “in order to save the people who have been entrusted to us”, said Thursday morning, Sviatoslav Palamar, deputy commander of the Azov regiment. The governor of Luhansk said Russian forces now control 80% of the region, which is one of two regions that make up Donbass in eastern Ukraine. Serhi Haidai said that after taking Kreminna, the Russians were now threatening the towns of Rubizhne and Popasna and he urged all residents to evacuate immediately. “We will do everything we can to support you and to ensure that Ukraine wins the war”, declared in kyiv the president of the European Council, Charles Michel, who came to meet the president, Volodymyr Zelensky. In particular, he promised that sanctions would soon target Russian oil and gas exports. Zelensky on the material aid brought to Ukraine “We are waiting for the delivery of armaments, we have provisional dates and we have guarantees”, said the Ukrainian president. Moscow affirmed, Wednesday, to have succeeded in the first shot trial of Sarmat, its intercontinental missile. The Pentagon reacted, assuring that the shooting was a “routine” test and did not constitute “a threat” for the United States or for their allies. No evacuation corridor has been set up in Ukraine since Saturday, for lack of agreement with the Russians. The Russian invasion has already pushed towards the neighboring countries of Ukraine – starting with Poland – more than five million Ukrainians, a record since the Second World War. Ukrainian woman on Wednesday criticized the International Committee of the Red Cross for not cooperating with her country on the fate of Ukrainian refugees, suspecting it of being “accomplice” of “deportations” to Russia, accusations strongly rejected by the ICRC. Read all our articles, analyzes and reports on the war in Ukraine Reportage. How mayors of the Kyiv region resisted the Russian invader Close-up. France, an unattractive country for refugees from Ukraine, Syria or Afghanistan Portrait. In Russia, the old man who painted peace Decryptions. How do cluster munitions and thermobaric bombs work? Maintenance. “Every European citizen feels less safe than two months ago” Tribune. Bernard Guetta: “By opening up to Ukraine and other countries, the EU is heading for paralysis. It must organize itself to go further and faster towards common objectives ” You can find our live from yesterday on this link. “Why is my question not published? “: how “Le Monde” manages contributions in live follow-ups