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 Enlarge The context Cover image: A woman watches the rain fall from the roof of her house, after it was bombed in Donestk, in the heart of Donbass , May 19, 2022. Alexei Alexandrov/AP Contributions are temporarily disabled in this live stream. Russian shelling left 12 dead and 40 injured on Thursday in Sievierodonetsk, in the Luhansk region (east) Thursday, May 19, 2022, according to local governor Serhi Haïdaï. He said that most of the shots had hit apartment buildings, and that the toll could increase. Sievierodonetsk and Lyssytchansk constitute the last pocket of Ukrainian resistance in the Luhansk region. The Russians surround these two localities, separated by a river, and bombard them relentlessly. Also in the donbass, the governor of the Donetsk region, Pavlo Kyrylenko, announced the death of five civilians Thursday, killed, according to him by Russian soldiers. Thursday evening, the American Congress validated an aid of 40 billion dollars (37.7 billion euros) for Ukraine. Within this envelope, six billion dollars must allow Ukraine to equip itself with armored vehicles and to strengthen its anti-aircraft defense. Joe Biden welcomed, Thursday in Washington, the Swedish Prime Minister, Magdalena Andersson, and the President Finn, Sauli Niinistö, to express, once again, his enthusiastic support for the accession of their two countries to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). alliance known as the “Five Eyes” (United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and United Kingdom), announced Thursday support for legal action by Ukraine to try war crimes related to the Russian invasion . Justice ministers or attorneys general said in a statement that they “support” the action of the Attorney General of Ukraine, Iryna Venediktova, aimed at holding accountable those responsible for “war crimes committed during the Russian invasion “. The trial has opened, a 21-year-old Russian sergeant is being prosecuted. He risks life in prison. Moscow announced Thursday the expulsion of five Portuguese diplomats, in retaliation for that of ten Russian diplomats decided by Lisbon in the wake of the Russian offensive in Ukraine. The Kremilin had already announced on Wednesday the expulsion of 34 French diplomats, 24 Italian diplomats and 27 Spanish diplomats. had been returned since Monday. In the Luhansk region of the Donbass, at least twelve people were killed and forty others were injured in Sievierodonetsk. Russia has announced that it wants to cut Ukraine off from its nuclear power plant in Zaporizhia, the largest in Europe, occupied by the Russian army, unless kyiv pays Moscow for the electricity produced. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has said he does not support giving Ukraine a “shortcut” in view of accession to the European Union, evoking an “imperative of fairness towards the six Western Balkan countries” who have long wanted it. The big moneymakers of the G7 met in Germany to try to keep the finances afloat of Ukraine and assess the repercussions of the war on the world economy: inflation linked in particular to soaring energy prices, threats of a food crisis, specter of over-indebtedness in many developing countries. Read all our articles, analyzes and reports on the war in Ukraine Editorial. Ukraine: diplomacy at a standstill Decryption. Angry subjects between Emmanuel Macron and Volodymyr Zelensky Analysis. In Ukraine, destruction estimated at 500 billion Chronic. “In the name of a shared higher ambition, Xi Jinping deemed it more important to stick to Vladimir Putin’s argument” Decryption. A trial in the form of a test for Ukrainian justice Story. In Russia, military offices attacked with Molotov cocktail Analysis. War in Ukraine: the Franco-German tandem struggling in Europe Find our live yesterday on this link.
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