Concern is growing between Ukraine and its allies about a possible Moscow-based attack on Mariupol Prior to this Monday, Victory Day is celebrated in Russia.
After complex operations to rescue the public from the Azovstale plant, The government has proposed a new phase in the evacuation process. They call for international mediation to rescue doctors and the injured.
The United Nations says more than 5.8 million people have been forced to flee Ukraine since the Russian invasion began on February 24. It threatens more than 8 million refugees.
Next, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine minute by minute(Ukrainian time, GMT + 3):
Sunday, May 8:
14:30: Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Dimitro GulebaHe asked International support for the establishment of a court in Nuremberg to investigate Putin’s war crimes.
“A special tribunal for aggression against Ukraine is needed to hold Russian leaders accountable. I spoke at the first international conference on this issue in Vilnius yesterday. I thank the organizers and reiterate my call to support the formation of the tribunal. “The minister promised on Twitter.
Declaration of Establishmentl Special Court for the Punishment of Occupation Crime against Ukraine It was announced on March 4, similar to the 1942 London Declaration that laid the groundwork for the Nuremberg Tribunal. The text of the call for the establishment of a special tribunal for the crime of aggression against Ukraine and the draft report prepared by the working group were approved by the Foreign Minister of Ukraine and signed by dozens of world-leading international legal experts. And former judges of the Ukrainian and International Courts.
More details on this topic in this note: The idea of pursuing Vladimir Putin in the new Nuremberg trial is gaining momentum
13:30: President of Russia, Vladimir Putin today sent congratulatory messages to the leaders and citizens of several former Soviet countries on the 77th anniversary of their victory over Nazi Germany.
“Our common duty is to prevent the renaissance of Nazism, which has brought so much suffering to the peoples of so many different nations.The president confirmed, citing the Kremlin.
In particular, the Russian President addressed the leaders of the pro-Russian republics Donetsk Y LuganskAt this time its army, “Like their grandparents, they are fighting shoulder to shoulder to free their land from Nazi pollution.”And as in 1945, “Success will be on our side”. He addressed World War II veterans and Ukrainian citizens, he stressed “The revenge of the ideological heirs of those defeated in the Great Patriotic War is unacceptable”.
12:50: The Russian invasion of Ukraine killed 225 children and wounded 413 othersAccording to the Office of the Attorney General of Ukraine, the data indicate that it is intermediate.
Children are most affected in Donetsk, Kyiv, Karkiv, Chernihiv, Kherson, Mykolaiv, Luhansk, Zaporozhye and Sumy regions.
At least 3,280 civilians have been killed and 3,451 injured since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.The latest UN.
12:00: President of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelensky warned that the Russian invasion of Ukraine was a resurgence of the “monster” of Nazism. Ukraine is celebrating its defeat this Sunday, May 8 Remembrance and Reconciliation Day, Heir to Victory Day, still celebrated in Russia today in the Soviet Union.
Zhelensky recalled Every year on the anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany is pronounced “never again.” And to the Ukrainians who fought in that war.
“Our cities survived the terrible occupation, which took almost 80 years to forget, but we saw another occupation. This is the second occupation in our history and in cases like Mariupol, the third. In the two years of the Nazi occupation, 10,000 civilians were killed., Said. For Zhelensky, “Evil has returned (…). With different shapes, different slogans, but with the same purpose ”. “They repeat their crimes and try to transcend the author from the pedestal of the greatest evil in human history, setting a new world record for racism, hatred, racism and the number of victims.Warned.
7:35: The Ukrainian Armed Forces announced this Sunday that another Russian ship had sunk in the Black SeaA waterfall landing ship hit by a missile fired from a Ukrainian drone.
“Ukrainian pilot TB2 has destroyed another Russian ship. This time the ship will land from the ‘Cherna’ project. Against the Russian ship.
Last month Ukraine already announced the sinking of the Black Sea Navy’s flagship ‘Mosquito’ missile boat.. Russia says Moscow sank in accidental fire on ship’s ammunition.
6:40: At least 62 people have been killed in a Russian airstrike on a school in Belokorovka this Saturday.In the Ukrainian province of Lukansk, according to Sergei Haidai, the civil-military governor of the region.
The Ukrainian official explained on his Telegram channel at 4:37 pm on Saturday. A Russian bomb has set fire to the city’s education center and cultural mansionAccording to the Ukrainian News Agency ukrinform.
“These are the real atrocities of the ‘Russian world’: the bombing of a dormitory school, the killing of children”Haitai pointed out.
06:03 pm: Six Russian ship missiles fired from planes hit Odessa on Saturday afternoon. , The curfew order will remain in force until Tuesday morning. Videos posted on social media showed dense black smoke billowing over the Black Sea port city as sirens sounded.
As reported Protector, The Odessa City Council said four missiles struck a furniture company, causing shock waves and debris to severely damage high-rise apartment buildings.. The other two missiles struck the Odessa airport, where the runway had already been destroyed in a Russian attack.
5:16 pm: Russian Defense Ministry assures Russian forces that US and EU weapons will be destroyed. Went to the Kharkiv region east of Ukraine.
“A large concentration (…) of weapons and ammunition supplied by the United States and Western countries was removed by Iskander operational tactical missile systems,” Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said in a statement compiled by the Russian agency. Toss.
In particular, Russian troops shot down a Su-24 bomb, a Su-27 fighter jet, three Mi-8 helicopters and two drones belonging to the Ukrainian Armed Forces near Serpent Island.
4:35 pm: Ukraine asks Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), a voluntary organization, to organize a mission to evacuate and maintain soldiers entrenched in the Azovstal steel plant. Mariupol in the southeast of the country, according to the official statement.
The call came Hours after Ukrainian authorities announced the expulsion of “all women, children and the elderly” The industrial complex, in which the Ukrainian army is still rooted, resisted the persecution of Russian forces against the port city.
Ukraine calls on the MSF to “organize a mission to evacuate guards from Mariupol and Azovstal and to provide medical care to those injured in human rights abuses by the Russian Federation,” the provisional territorial reconciliation ministry said in a statement.
3:50: US President Joe Biden is due to meet with the Ukrainian president and his G7 colleagues this Sunday.The G7 summit was deliberately set aside ahead of Russia’s Victory Day. Obstacles will be on the meeting agenda.
2:26 Ukraine’s health facilities have been hit by more than 200 attacks since the war began. According to World Health Organization officials, they called the attacks war crimes.
Mike Ryan, executive director of the WHO’s health emergency program, said targeted attacks on health facilities violate international humanitarian law. He added that the total number of attacks could be higher.
“When those attacks are used as part of a war tactic, it is an essential goal of these situations to intimidate communities and rob people of their hope for the future,” he told a news conference.
00:37: The war in Ukraine could cost the country a third of its annual wheat harvest. The result is the impact on the exports of the sixth country by the volume of sales abroadEspecially aimed at humanitarian assistance in other countries in an emergency.
The results are based on a study of satellite imagery conducted by the company KyrosAnd collected by Defender. According to the results of the study, The country alone has the capacity to produce about 21 million tonnes of wheat, which is 23 per cent less than the previous five-year average.; Increasing percentage 35 percent if the condition persists for a few more monthsSeems to refer to everything as.
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