This is the 17th day of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The commander of the Ukrainian Armed Forces said that the Ukrainians had destroyed the Russian command post near Kiev. The Ukrainian concern, which includes all four nuclear plants in Ukraine, declared that “the Russians have turned the Zaporizhia nuclear plant into a military base.” Dmitry Pesco’s children and wife are on the list of new sanctions announced by the United States. In our minute-by-minute report on March 12, 2022 you will find the latest information on the situation in Ukraine, photos and videos and the reaction in the world.
- The Ukrainian army destroyed a Russian command post near Kiev, “said General Valery Jalusny, commander of the Ukrainian Armed Forces on Friday evening.
- The BBC reports that Wagner’s group has begun recruiting a large number of mercenaries for the war in Ukraine.
- The U.S. Treasury Department said the children and the wife of Kremlin spokeswoman Dmitry Pesco were among those affected by the sanctions.
- “Vladimir Putin could not achieve the military goal he announced, he must abandon the occupation of the whole of Ukraine because he will need more than 500,000 troops,” estimated the former head of the NATO coalition in France Hans-Lothar. Domrose, quoted by RND Portal.
In all, 7,144 people were evacuated from the four Ukrainian cities and villages besieged on Friday. – Reuters quotes President Volodymyr Zhelensky’s speech.
Zhelensky accused Russia of not allowing him to leave the besieged city of Mariupol He said Ukraine would try to bring food and medicine back there on Saturday. Russian troops do not allow our help into the city and continue to torture our people, the people of Mariupol.. We will try again tomorrow. Once again we will send food, water and medicine to our town – Zhelensky promised.
Despite the fact that the Russian invaders disrupted the work of most of the humanitarian corridors 7144 people were rescued from the villages of Enerhodara, Bucza, Hostomela and Kozarovychi. There are 7144 reasons to arrange the expulsion of Ukrainians from besieged cities tomorrow and the day after tomorrow. We will do it. We will do everything to ensure that humanitarian aid reaches the Ukrainian cities – Added by the President of Ukraine.
The Canadian government has asked national research support agencies Excludes funding for any research agreements with Russian research institutes.
Canada strongly condemns Vladimir Putin’s unjustified invasion (…) With a sense of solidarity, we asked our financial institutions, especially the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, the Life Science and Engineering Research Council and the three grant agencies, the Social Science and Humanities Research Council. , Should refrain from concluding contracts with Russian research institutes – Written in a joint statement by Fran அமைச்சர்ois-Philippe Shampagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, and Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health.
According to the Ukrainian Agency Union, regional security in the Sumi region stopped the installation of three tanks and self-propelled artillery “with bare hands”.
Ukraine reported International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and its technicians resume power supply to the Russian-controlled Chernobyl nuclear power plantRafael Crozi, the agency’s chief executive, said it was completely shut down earlier this week.
The Ukrainian regulatory body told the Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna that work had begun on the evening of March 10. An electrical section was repaired. The publication says they will continue despite difficult conditions outside the nuclear plant.
More than 80 percent Canadians support additional sanctions against RussiaAnd more than 70 percent. According to a poll conducted by Ipsos this week, it supports the supply of arms to Ukraine. Nearly half of the country’s population believes the level of Canadian support for Ukraine is appropriate, but 39 percent say they can still do it For example, four out of five Canadians support allowing Ukrainian refugees.
U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Cronhome Russia has been accused of violating nuclear safety regulationsExpresses concern “Russia’s continuous firing on nuclear power plants“In Ukraine. We are monitoring reports of damage to a research institute in Kharkiv. The risk of short-term protection is lowBut the Russian shelling of nuclear power plants must stop – Announced by an American politician.
According to reports quoted by Secretary Granholm, the supply of spare parts and consumables for the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant has been cut off, posing an additional safety risk. So far, no signs of increased radiation risk have been found in Ukraine Jennifer Gronholm added.
The fire is ongoing Nicholas. Putin’s forces are trying to infiltrate Odessa – Says Nexta.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zhelensky called on the mothers of Russian soldiers not to send their sons to war. And invited the mothers of soldiers captured in Ukraine to Ukraine.
I would like to say this again to Russian mothers. Especially for draft mothers. Do not send your children to war abroad – said Zhelensky in a new video text released on social media
Russian aviation in Ukraine relies heavily on unmanned missiles, the use of which is significant Increases the chance of fatalities among the general population – Intelligence update from the British Ministry of Defense.
In the past 24 hours, Russian air and missile forces have carried out attacks on the western Ukrainian cities of Lutsk and Ivano-Frankivsk.. Fierce opposition from the Ukrainian air defense forces is forcing Russia to rely on “limited” weapons to carry out attacks against deep targets within Ukraine. The Russian tactical aircraft supporting the ground forces relied primarily on unmanned “stupid” missiles.. Such a weapon is relatively inaccurate and fired indiscriminately, its use Significantly increases the chance of civilian casualties – Released in update.
Maxar provides another satellite photo. We can see Russian troops approaching the Ukrainian capital and firing on residential buildings.
Friday night the Senate unanimously passed legislation to help Ukrainian citizens, with amendments, Saturday night. One of the dozens of amendments that voted to remove it from the law was the impunity of officials and entrepreneurs. The law will now return to the SEZ.
Contrary to previous announcements, Deutsche Bank has announced that it will cease operations in Russia. We strongly condemn the Russian occupation of Ukraine and support the German government and its allies in defending our democracy and independence. – He wrote in a statement.
On Friday evening, General Ukraine Valery Zalushny, Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, destroyed a Russian command post near Kiev.
“A few minutes ago, the enemy command post in the direction of Kiev was destroyed. Our air force is working!” – He wrote on social media.
Wagner Group Almost all pre-existing restrictions were lifted for mercenaries. Although a few months ago, the organization did not employ anyone other than Russians born in their homeland, now the Molkin recruitment point near Krasnodar invites self-proclaimed residents of the Donetsk People’s Republic, the Luhansk People’s Republic, Crimea and foreigners. BBC.
Prinsom, the former leader of the NATO coalition, Hans-Lothar Domros, has suggested that Vladimir Putin should resign from the occupation of Ukraine.
Two weeks after the invasion of Ukraine, Russian troops control only a handful of areas, and the Pentagon estimates that Russia has lost 10 percent of its military capabilities so far. Looking at the photos from Ukraine, the 10 percent loss in combat strength is realistic Domroese told RedaktionsNetzwerk Deutschland (RND).
“Russian troops have made no progress and there are still fierce fighting in the Donbass,” he said, adding that Russia had failed to register any victory in the capital.
Domros believes Vladimir Putin can no longer win this war: He will not achieve the goal of declaring war, disarmament and “reduction” of Ukraine, which he declared In his opinion, the Kremlin should abandon its intention to seize the whole of Ukraine. To capture the country, Russia will need more than 500,000 men. PlayersAnd the expert says it is already clear that Russia will not be able to supply fuel, food and medicine to the military.
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