Vladimir Putin denounces the “imperial ambitions” of NATO

Vladimir Putin denounces the "imperial ambitions" of NATO

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Cover image: Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting on the sidelines of the Caspian Rim Summit in Ashkhabad, Turkmenistan, June 29, 2022. Grigory Sysoyev / AP

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  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky suggested on Tuesday, June 28, to the UN Security Council, to send “commission of inquiry” to prove that the Kremenchuk shopping center had been destroyed by a Russian missileobtaining from its fifteen members, including Russia, the standing observation of a minute of silence for “all Ukrainians killed in the war”.
  • Mr. Zelensky, in his daily address, referred to 2,811 missiles fired and aimed at Ukrainian cities since the beginning of the conflict.
  • The war in Ukraine will be at the heart of the NATO summit in Madrid on Wednesday, where more than forty heads of state and government are gathered to discuss the future of the Alliance, whether Sweden and Finland will be able to join after Turkey’s veto is lifted. “The Madrid summit is going to be a pivotal summit” for the future of NATO, declared on Tuesday the Secretary General of the Atlantic Alliance, Jens Stoltenberg.
  • A Russian missile hit a shopping center ” very frequented “ from the city of Kremenchuk, Monday, June 27, leaving at least twenty dead and fifty-nine injured, according to a first report. The Ukrainian President denounced a “shameless act of terrorism” from Russia.
  • “Indiscriminate attacks against innocent civilians constitute a war crime”, denounced the leaders of the G7 (Germany, Canada, United States, France, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom), meeting at a summit in southern Germany. “The Russian President, [Vladimir] Putin, and those responsible will be held accountable”they declared, announcing, moreover, that they ” Continue[aient] to provide financial, humanitarian, military and diplomatic support” to Ukraine “as long as it takes”.
  • The meeting leaders also expressed their “deep concern” after Russia announced that it could transfer nuclear-capable missiles to Belarus ; They also have “required” the return ” immediate “ Ukrainians taken ” by force “ in Russia.
  • Paris will send “significant amounts” armored vehicles troop transport in Ukraine, announces the French Minister for the Armed Forces, Sébastien Lecornu, in an interview published Monday evening in The Parisian.

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