Joe Biden is expected in Poland, near the border with Ukraine

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09:14 : Our special representative Majid Hiat is located in Lvov, Ukraine. He went to meet Ukrainian civilians who were drafted into the army to defend their country.

09:00 : Summing up the news:

• In Ukraine, the heavily bombed city of Mariupol on the Sea of ​​Azov continues to deteriorate. Ukrainians condemn deportation “en masse” residents in Russia. Follow our live broadcasts.

Joe Biden travels to Poland, to the city of Rzeszow, about 80 kilometers from the border with Ukraine. He will meet with US soldiers stationed in the region and give a speech about the war in Ukraine.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un personally ordered and directed the launch of the country’s most powerful intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the state news agency said.

At the call of Greta Thunberg’s Fridays for the Future movement, a new Global Youth Climate Strike is being organized around the world today.

08:47 : “We are constantly looking for ways to strengthen our operations. In terms of sanctions, and then the support that we can provide to Ukraine. We will continue to supply defensive equipment to Ukraine.”

Government representative visiting Franceinfo.

08:39 : Other excerpts suggest what could one day be qualified by international justice as war crimes. “Our planes will start bombing in ten minutes, did you receive well?”, we hear in another passage.

(GUVENDEMIR / E+)

08:44 : Ukrainian and American radio amateurs intercepted hundreds of hours of unencrypted communication between various units of Russian ground fighters. Their mistakes and failures stand out between the lines. “We are retreating from the Motizhine area and turning back.. Let’s leave the wrecked tank. Above”, we can hear in the passage.

08:34 : Among these shots: this is an unusual image of a Ukrainian farmer hijacking a Russian plane. As reminded by Reuters (in English)in fact, the photo was taken in Croatia in 2011, when a military aircraft was being towed through Zagreb, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the national armed forces.

This post, dated March 10, 2022, reports on the capture of a Russian fighter jet by a Ukrainian farmer.  But this photo was taken in Croatia in 2011.  (TWITTER SCREEN CAPTURE)

08:31 : After sending Russian troops to Ukraine on February 24, a lot of misleading content appeared on social networks. To make sense of this information battle, Franceinfo deciphered a series of fake or out-of-context photos.

From the capture of a Russian fighter jet by a Ukrainian farmer to the explosion of a power plant in Kyiv, since the beginning of the war, fake images have appeared on social media.  (ELLEN LAUZON / FRANCE)

(ELLEN LAUZON / FRANCE)

08:20 : In his latest video, posted to Facebook tonight, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, who is entrenched in Kyiv, pays tribute “the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to the Russian military invasion.”

(VLADIMIR ZELENSKY)

07:55 : On Twitter, several Ukrainians share illustrations of support for the Ukrainian people and calls for peace.

07:29 : Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, who was absent from the media for two weeks, reappeared on Russian screens during a teleconference with Vladimir Putin, RFI reports. The Minister of Defense has a lot to do right now. Now is not the time for media activity, — justified the representative of the Kremlin.

07:22 : Threats against independent Kremlin journalists continue in Russia. Unidentified people left a pig’s head in front of the apartment of the editor-in-chief of Ekho Moskvy radio (an independent radio station) and pasted a sticker on his door with the image of the coat of arms of Ukraine with an anti-Semitic reference. “Judensau – Jewish pig”, reports a journalist from Financial Times.

06:57 : Joe Biden will meet with US soldiers stationed in the region. Then he will travel to Warsaw, where he will give a speech to “call Russia to account for a brutal war”according to the White House.

07:22 : Joe Biden is expected in the Polish city of Rzeszow, about 80 kilometers from the border with Ukraine. He will be received by Polish President Andrzej Duda at the airport in the city, a two-and-a-half-hour drive from Lvov, western Ukraine’s main refugee city.

(Diego Ravier / Hans Lucas via AFP)

06:23 : In Lvov, a young Ukrainian pianist played under the sirens of shelling Time Hans Zimmer, according to a Loup Bureau journalist on Twitter.

06:14 : The leader of the Russian republic of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, claims that his forces have taken the mayor’s office of Mariupol. Information that cannot be confirmed, but from an independent source, the Ukrainian army assures that the port city has not yet fallen.

(Victor Antonyuk / SPUTNIK / SIPA)

06:12 : Mariupol Mayor Vadim Boychenko put forward in Telegram the latest estimate of 15,000 residents. “by force” on buses and “confiscation of Ukrainian passports” residents are stuck in place.

06:10 : In Ukraine, the situation in the heavily shelled city of Mariupol continues to deteriorate. Ukrainian authorities condemn deportation “en masse” residents in Russia.

(Maxim Blinov / SPUTNIK / SIPA)

06:18 : Summing up the news:

• US President Joe Biden travels to Poland today, to a city close to the border with Ukraine. He previously promised “response” NATO if Russia used chemical weapons in the war. Follow our live broadcasts.

• In Corsica, in the village of Cargèse, independence activist Yvan Colonna, who was fatally attacked by another prisoner while serving his sentence for the murder of the prefect Claude Erignac, will be buried this afternoon.

• Following North Korea’s launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, the UN Security Council is due to meet today. Pyongyang is violating a moratorium it has observed since 2017 on testing this type of weapon.

• Italy will not go to the World Cup. North Macedonia’s stoppage time goal eliminated the country 1-0 and canceled the long-awaited play-off final against Portugal.

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