kyiv claims to have taken over a locality in the Donetsk region, the day of the referendums of annexation to Russia

kyiv claims to have taken over a locality in the Donetsk region, the day of the referendums of annexation to Russia

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3:47 p.m. : The Ukrainian army announces that it has taken over from the Russians a locality in the Donetsk region, in the east of the country, at a time when Moscow is organizing annexation referendums in several regions of Ukraine under its control.

2:13 p.m. : It’s 2 p.m., here are the titles:

The UN Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine says that “war crimes have been committed” in the country since the Russian invasion in February. Follow our live.

Samy Kéfi-Jérôme, one of the assistants of the LR mayor of Saint-Etienne (Loire) implicated in the sextape affair, announces his resignation to AFP.

According to a provisional report from the gendarmerie unveiled on Friday, 48 people were arrested during this summer marked by a record of burned surfaces, especially in the southwest.

The words of Manuel Bompard in the Quatennens affair aroused strong criticism. The deputy of La France insoumise affirmed on CNews this morning that a “slap is not equal to a man who beats his wife every day”.

12:52 p.m. : “There is no more room for anger in Russia. If you go out to express it, you are arrested by the police, or even now by the military. Now is not the time to be angry, now is the time to leave.”

Many Russians are leaving the country to escape the partial mobilization decreed by Vladimir Putin. Franceinfo was able to collect the testimony of one of them. Leaving Novossibirsk, in Siberia, he arrived in Kazakhstan this morning on board a bus mostly occupied by men. “No one was talking, everyone was silent.”

12:17 p.m. : It’s noon, the time has come to make a new point on the news:

The UN Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine says that “war crimes have been committed” in the country since the Russian invasion in February. Follow our live.

Russian annexation referendums began this morning in parts of Ukraine wholly or partly controlled by Moscow. The polls are qualified as “simulacra” by kyiv and Westernersand mark an escalation of the conflict.

According to a provisional report from the gendarmerie unveiled on Friday, 48 people were arrested during this summer marked by a record of burned surfaces, especially in the southwest.

• Manuel Bompard’s remarks in the Quatennens affair caused a lot of reaction on social networks. The deputy of La France insoumise affirmed on CNews this morning that a “slap is not equal to a man who beats his wife every day”.

11:44 am : “Based on the evidence collected by the Commission, it concluded that war crimes were committed in Ukraine”said the chairman of the UN commission of inquiry, Erik Mose, during a first oral report. The latter lists Russian bombings of civilian areas, numerous executions, torture and ill-treatment and sexual violence, attributed to Russian forces.

11:44 am : The UN Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine says that “war crimes have been committed” in the country since the Russian invasion last February.

09:05 : It’s 9 o’clock, the time has come to make a new point on the news:

Russian annexation referendums began this morning in parts of Ukraine wholly or partly controlled by Moscow. The polls are described as “simulacra” by kyiv and the Westand mark an escalation of the conflict. Follow our live.

According to a provisional report from the gendarmerie unveiled on Friday, 48 people were arrested during this summer marked by a record of burned surfaces, especially in the southwest.

• Authorities in Iran have blocked access to Instagram and WhatsApp in response to six days of protests after the death of a young woman arrested by the morality police, in which at least 17 people perished, according to a state media report yesterday.

Foreign ministers of the UN Security Council yesterday demanded that Vladimir Putin’s Russia be held to account for its invasion of Ukraine, before their Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.

08:59 : Almost seven months after the start of the war in Ukraine, the holding of “annexation referendums” in four Ukrainian separatist areas “is a sign of panic from Russian power“, analyzed this morning on franceinfo Cédric Mas, military historian and president of the Action Resilience Institute. According to him, “these are ballots that will be neither free nor sincere”.

07:42 : “There, it was unbearable, as if we had a rope around our necks that were tightened little by little”, laments Igor, a 43-year-old Ukrainian. Despite the fear, despite the climate of mistrust and terror, he left his city of Melitopol, under Russian occupation, before the trap closed on him. Like him, Ukrainians are fleeing the areas occupied by the Russians so as not to be forcibly enrolled in the army after the annexation referendums. Reportage.

07:15 : The separatist authorities of Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhia will hold “annexation referendums” from now on. But these popular consultations are already coming up against a wall: they are moreover qualified as “parody” by President Emmanuel Macron and described as “illegal” by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Pierre-Louis Caron summarizes the reasons for this massive rejection.

07:10 : The “referendums” of annexation by Russia in areas controlled by pro-Russians have just begun.

07:21 : It’s time to make the first point on the news of the day:

Foreign ministers of the UN Security Council yesterday demanded that Vladimir Putin’s Russia be held to account for its invasion of Ukraine, before their Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.

“The head of state who wanted to go to war, who wanted an escalation, is Vladimir Putin”said Emmanuel Macron, in an interview with CNN on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

• Authorities in Iran have blocked access to Instagram and WhatsApp after six days of protests following the death of a young woman arrested by vice squad, in which at least 17 people died, according to a report from a yesterday’s state media.

Emmanuel Macron announced yesterday that he wanted “go twice as fast” in the deployment of renewable energies and accelerating the launch of new nuclear reactors, by inaugurating France’s first offshore wind farm off Saint-Nazaire (Loire-Atlantique).

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