Updated on 06/18/2022 23:41
- After his trip to Ukraine, Olaf Scholes leveled serious allegations against Vladimir Putin.
- The federal president promises to support the country under attack.
- For the general public in Serotonetsk, the situation is becoming more complicated.
President of Russia Vladimir Putin Attacked Ukraine “Terrible guilt,” according to President Olaf Scholes. In an interview with the German Press Agency on Saturday, the SPD politician said of his journey to the country of attack, “When you see the devastation with your own eyes, it’s different when you realize for yourself that people really died in one place. There were families who wanted to flee in cars parked in the rubble and were brutally shot.” Were killed.
Scholz visited Ukraine on Thursday. He has traveled with the President of France Emmanuel Macron, Italian Prime Minister Mario Tragi and Romanian President Glas Iohanis. After the withdrawal of Russian troops at the end of March, some 300 civilians, some of whom were hanged, were detained elsewhere in Irbine.
Ukraine sinks Russian ship
Ukraine is preparing for a protracted defensive war New talks with Russia at the end of August – After the Ukrainian counter-attacks. The situation of the still struggling civilians in the city of Sverdlovsk is becoming more difficult. There are no roads outside the city.
Russia Another ship in the Black Sea Fleet is said to have been lost to attacks by the Ukrainian military. The “Vasily Bech” traction was damaged by Ukrainian missiles. “It was later learned that he had drowned,” Odessa Army Governor Maxim Marchenko said in a video conference on his Telegram channel.
The captured American soldiers marched on the Russian media
No confirmation from Russian or independent sources. According to Ukrainian sources, the ship, which was launched in 2017 and equipped with a door anti-aircraft defense system, was attacked by Harpoon missiles. Denmark supplies anti-ship missiles to Ukraine.
Two American soldiers who fought in the Ukrainian army and were captured by troops loyal to Moscow were portrayed in the Russian media. One person justified himself in an interview with the Kremlin-affiliated newspaper Izvestia, which the media showed on its Telegram channel on Friday. “The Western media has not told us how inefficient and corrupt the Ukrainian military is,” he said.
Discussion of the EU perspective on Ukraine
The second prisoner appeared on the Kremlin’s Channel RT. He sent only a greeting to his mother and talked about the hope that he would be allowed to return home.
Scholes That was emphasized in the DPA interview EU They have supported Ukraine “very unitedly and firmly” since the beginning of the war. The path to the EU is not easy, but it is clear that many requirements must be met. “It applies to the rule of law and democracy, but it applies to all the other rules we give each other in Europe,” Scholes said. As for Ukraine, it is about “future prospects – hope for a European and democratic perspective for Ukrainian citizens.” At the forthcoming EU summit, they want to “reach a compromise.”
On Friday, the EU Commission spoke in support of officially nominating Ukraine and Moldova as candidates for joining the EU. Next are state and government leaders.
Siverodonetsk: street fighting and surrounded civilians
Katrina Barley, Vice President of the European Parliament, has warned against moving too fast on Ukraine’s path to the European Union. The SPD politician told the Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung that “there should be no emergency exits and no one once in the EU can be excluded.”
Street fighting continued in the fiercely contested eastern Ukrainian city of Siverodonetsk. Ukrainian civil servants say the city and its environs have come under heavy artillery fire. Luhansk Governor Sergei Hajde said it was impossible to bring back civilians safely hidden in bunkers under the Azot chemical plant.
With the bridges destroyed, the British Ministry of Defense estimates that there are some public roads outside the city other than the humanitarian corridors unilaterally provided by Russia and its allies. On the other hand, in previous cases in Ukraine and Syria, Moscow has abused such corridors to gain benefits on the battlefield and forcibly relocate people. Ukrainian troops and hundreds of civilians are said to be staying at the chemical plant.
Scholz: Ukraine needs heavy artillery and ammunition
According to President Scholes, Ukraine is currently in dire need of heavy artillery and ammunition for defense against Russia. “It’s about defense against airstrikes by rockets,” Scholes told the DBA. Meeting with Zelenskyj in Kiev among others, “How Europe Can now continue to help his country. “It was a” confident, cooperative conversation. “
Politicians and economists have introduced bonuses to consumers as an incentive to save energy, given the drastic reduction in gas supplies from Russia. These apply to homes that use gas sparingly. When asked if he was thinking of measures that could be used to force energy savings in private homes, Scholes told the dpa: “I am not a supporter of discussing individual measures before a general opinion is obtained.”
Glass Mர்ller, head of the Federal Network Agency, sees a clear strategy in blocking Russia’s gas supply: “For several days now, Russia has been supplying significantly less gas to Germany and Europe. It is bothering us and raising prices.” (mt / dpa)
Ukrainian chief negotiator David Arakamiya did not want to resume peace talks with Moscow until the end of August after counter-attacks. (Image source: IMAGO / Westlight)
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