The last war between Russia and Ukraine: What we know on the 158th day of the invasion | Ukraine

  • Ukrainian officials denounced the Russian embassy in Britain’s call for fighters from the Azov battalion to face the “humiliating” executionAccording to Agence France-Presse. Twitter said the embassy had violated its rules on “hateful behavior” but issued a warning on the tweet rather than ban the post about Ukraine’s Azov Brigade, which maintains some far-right affiliations. Andrei Yermak, head of the Ukrainian presidential office, responded to a telegram on Saturday: “Russia is a terrorist state. In the 21st century, only savages and terrorists can speak at the diplomatic level about the fact that people deserve to be executed by hanging. Russia is a state sponsor of terrorism. What more evidence required?”

  • Renewed Russian strikes on the front line in Ukraine have killed one person in the south of the country, and have also hit a school in Kharkiv.Officials said. The mayor of the southern city of Mykolaiv said that one person was killed when missiles bombed two residential areas overnight, AFP reported. Local authorities in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second city, said that missiles from the S-300 surface-to-air system destroyed part of an educational facility.

  • Russia has banned 32 New Zealand officials and journalists from entering its territoryIn response to similar measures taken by Wellington against Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine, Agence France-Presse reported. Among those sanctioned is Wellington Mayor Andrew Foster. Auckland Mayor Philip Goff; New Zealand Navy Commander, Brigadier General Garen Golding; The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that journalists Kate Greene and Jose Pagani.

  • The Ukrainian army said it killed dozens of Russian soldiers and destroyed two ammunition depots in battles in the Kherson region.It is the hub of Kyiv’s counterattack in the south and a key link in Moscow’s supply lines. Reuters quoted the Army’s Southern Command as saying that rail traffic to Kherson over the Dnipro River has been cut off, which could further isolate Russian forces west of the river from supplies in occupied Crimea and the east.

  • Gazprom suspended gas supplies to Latvia In the wake of tensions between Moscow and the West over the conflict in Ukraine and sweeping sanctions against Russia, AFP reports. The company has cut gas shipments significantly to Europe The Nord Stream pipeline crossed on Wednesday at about 20% of its capacity. European Union countries have accused Russia of pressuring supplies in response to Western sanctions over Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine.

  • The US ambassador to the United Nations said on Friday that there should no longer be any doubt that Russia intends to break up Ukraine, Reuters reported. Linda Thomas Greenfield told the United Nations Security Council that the United States is seeing increasing signs Russia He laid the foundation for an attempt to annex all the eastern Ukrainian regions of Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Southern Zaporizhia regions.

  • Russia is losing momentum in its war on UkraineThe head of Britain’s intelligence agency MI6, Richard Moore, said in a brief comment on Twitter on Saturday. Moore made the remark over a previous tweet from the Defense Department that said the Kremlin was “getting desperate.”

  • Russia and Ukraine Both have launched criminal investigations into the strikes that reportedly killed at least one 50 Ukrainian prisoners of war Those held in a remand center in the village of OlenivkaAnd the After both countries He blamed the other side for the attack. The United Nations is ready to send a group of experts to Olinevka to investigate the incident, if it obtains the consent of the parties.

  • Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba accused Russia of committing a “horrific war crime” on the killings He called on world leaders to “recognize Russia as a terrorist state.”

  • Ukraine said it was ready to leave grain exports from its ports again but he Waiting for the green light from the United Nations.