Sunday marks the eleventh day of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. A second attempt was made to evacuate the residents of Mariupol where the shell was thrown. However, the National Security Forces’ Press Office said the operation was hampered by a Russian shelling. On the other hand, the Border Patrol announced in the evening that there are already one million refugees from Ukraine in Poland. In turn, another anti-war took place in Russia – nearly five thousand people were detained. We have collected for you the most important events of the day!
A second attempt to open a humanitarian corridor from the besieged city of Mariupol in southern Ukraine ended in Russian soldiers firing on civilians. Ukrinform provided the information, citing the National Guard’s press office. These reports have been confirmed by Pavlo Kyrylenko, the head of the Donetsk region.
The ceasefire with the Russians lasted from 10:00 to 21:00 local time. “The evacuation column with civilians could not leave Mariupol because the shell was thrown at the city by the Russians,” Pavlo Kyrilinko, the head of the Donetsk region, said on Facebook.
The International Committee of the Red Cross wrote in a statement on Twitter that it was trying to evict about 200,000 people in two days. Civilians from Mariupol, besieged by Russian troops, are unable to because of ongoing hostilities.
“Today our team began reopening the humanitarian corridor from Mariupol just before the start of the war. We are in Mariupol, and if the parties reach an agreement, we are ready to assist in further efforts (exit) that can only be implemented and respected. “ – Reported in the post.
Russian forces open fire on apartments in Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine. At least two people were killed and several were injured – The head of the Donetsk region’s authorities Pavlo Kyrilinko announced on Sunday.
In turn, eight civilians were killed during a Russian shelling attack in Irbine on Sunday. – Oleksandr Marcusin, mayor of the city in the Kiev region, said.
“Today we were evacuated from the city. (…) by buses. Russian invaders opened fire on civilians, our locals,” the mayor said in a video posted on social media.
“The family died. A bullet struck (of them). Before my eyes, two small children and two adults died. In total, about eight people died in today’s shelling” – said Markuszyn.
“I insist: They are civilians. (…) This is scary. It can’t be that way “ – He warned. He promised that the Irbians would fight and not give up. One part of the city is occupied by Russian soldiers and the other part is under fighting, “he said.
On the other hand, in the city of Pusa near Kiev, fierce fighting has been going on for days. The Russians looted shops and burned houses, cars and even children. The city council has announced this on its Facebook page.
Meanwhile, according to the media, Buxa mayor Chechen Kadyrovtsy was wounded in the arm.
At 8:00 pm tonight, the number of people who left Ukraine for Poland exceeded one million. – Polish border guard informed on Sunday evening. It was one million human tragedies, one million people evicted from their homes by the war – it was stressed.
Earlier on Sunday, the Border Patrol said on Twitter Most people cross the border at the border crossings in Medica and Corsova.
According to data from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the majority of those coming to Poland are Ukrainian citizens. There are poles exiting the war, as well as citizens of Uzbekistan, Belarus, India, Nigeria, Algeria, Morocco, Afghanistan, Pakistan, the United States and Russia.
The OWD-Info portal, which monitors political repression in Russia, said on Sunday that at least 4,816 people had been detained in 59 Russian cities for participating in protests.
18:48 in Poland applicable to data collected up to the information provided.
The highest number of arrests took place in Moscow, where 1,868 people were arrested.
According to the portal, 13,158 people have been detained in Russia since February 24, when the Russian invasion of Ukraine began.
Three thousand American volunteers want to join the international force to defend Ukraine against the Russian invasion, and more and more people are coming from other countries, mainly post-Soviet states like Georgia or Belarus – Representative of the Ukrainian Embassy in Washington told Voice of America (VoA) radio.
16,000 men are to fight in the International Brigade. Foreign Volunteers “Protecting Ukraine, Europe and the World” – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky said in a video released in the Telegram on Thursday.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says staff at the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant in Ukraine are still working, but the leadership is under the guidance of the commander of Russian forces who seized the plant last week.
Russian forces have cut off some cellular networks and the Internet, making it difficult to communicate with the Enerhodar power plant, the statement said.
Management and staff can perform their core tasks in a stable environment, without unnecessary interruptions and pressure from the outside. – IAEA President Rafael Crozi stressed in a statement.
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