War in Ukraine. “War crime” in Kremenchuk, emergency meeting… The point on the night

War in Ukraine.  “War crime” in Kremenchuk, emergency meeting… The point on the night

A residential building in kyiv on Sunday, a shopping center in Kremenchuk on Monday… Ukrainian civilians are paying a high price for the fighting. In the aftermath of these deadly Russian strikes, described by Volodymyr Zelensky as“shameless act of terrorism”, the war enters its 125th day.

Update on the day of Monday, June 27, 2022.

More than 40 people missing in Kremenchuk

The human toll continues to increase in Kremenchouk. More than 40 people were still missing Monday evening. The attorney general’s office said 59 people were receiving medical treatment, including 25 hospitalized in serious condition.

Russian missiles in Kremenchuk killed at least 18 people and injured 59 others, according to the latest report published overnight from Monday to Tuesday.

Emergency meeting of the UN Security Council

Following this new human tragedy, the Ukrainian president called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on Tuesday. This meeting will take place at 7 p.m. GMT.

It will mainly be about the shootings at this commercial center in central Ukraine, said the Albanian presidency of the highest UN body. The shootings on kyiv, which left one dead and several injured on Sunday, a few hours before the opening ofa G7 summit in Germanywill also be discussed during this meeting, said a spokesperson for the Albanian diplomatic mission,

G7 leaders denounce a “war crime”, Macron “an absolute horror”

G7 leaders called Monday a ” war crime ” and attack “abominable” this Russian strike in central Ukraine.

“Indiscriminate attacks against innocent civilians constitute a war crime”said the leaders, meeting at the summit in southern Germany, in a statement that “solemnly condemns the heinous attack” and ensures that Vladimir Putin will have to ” accountable “.

In a tweet accompanied by a video of the building engulfed in flames, Emmanuel Macron called the attack a“absolute horror” and called on the Russian people to “see the truth”in front.

“We share the pain of the families of the victims. And anger at such ignominy,” added the head of state.

Eight civilians killed while collecting water in Lysychansk

A Russian missile fired at civilians refueling at a water distribution point in Lysychansk killed at least 8 people and injured more than 20 others, reports Luhansk Oblast Governor Serhiy Haidai . “The Russians fired into a crowd of people with multiple Hurricane rocket launchers”, denounced Serguiï Gaïdaï, governor of the Lugansk region. Lyssychansk is a strategic pocket of Ukrainian resistance in the Donbass basin.

Civilians also lost their lives in Kharkiv. Ukraine’s prosecutor’s office reported four dead and 18 injured on Monday following Russian strikes on residential areas of the city.

France sends armored personnel carriers

France will send “in significant quantities” armored personnel carriers in Ukraineannounced the French Minister for the Armed Forces Sébastien Lecornu in an interview with Parisian-Today in France and broadcast Monday evening on the daily’s website.

“To move quickly through areas under enemy fire, armies need armored vehicles”, he pointed out. France will therefore “deliver, in significant quantities, transport vehicles of this type, VAB (Armored Forward Vehicles), which are armed” he adds.

Sébastien Lecornu also confirmed the dispatch to Ukraine of six additional Caesar guns, the flagship of French artillery, beyond the twelve already deployed against the Russians.

43 more Canadians barred from entering Russia

Russia on Monday banned entry into its territory to 43 additional Canadian personalities, in response to sanctions announced by Ottawa against Russians to punish Moscow for its offensive in Ukraine.

The new list published by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs includes in particular Suzanne Cowan, the president of the Canadian Liberal Party of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, as well as Mark Carney, former governor of the Bank of Canada and that of England. Senior civil servants, political advisers and members of civil society have also been sanctioned.

Including the last list, more than 700 Canadians have been barred from entering Russia since the start of Moscow’s offensive in Ukraine. For its part, Ottawa imposed sanctions on more than 1,070 individuals and entities from Russia, Ukraine and Belarus.

Russian diplomacy denounced the “warlike Russophobia”of the government of Justin Trudeau and specified that it was a measure of retaliation against the introduction in May by Ottawa of “new sanctions against Russian business leaders and their family members”.

In the process, Canada announced new sanctions against Russia. Justin Trudeau said on the sidelines of the G7 in Germany that new punitive measures would notably target six Russians and 46 companies in the Russian defense sector, according to a press release. He underlined the Canadian government’s desire to “counter the disinformation that the Kremlin is spreading” and to ban the export of advanced technological equipment that Russia could use to manufacture weapons.

War in Ukraine. “War crime” in Kremenchuk, emergency meeting… The point on the night

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