Call between Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin on Tuesday at 16:30.
On the sidelines of talks in Istanbul on Tuesday, Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin will have a telephone conversation at 4:30 p.m.
At least two people died as a result of the strike of the Russians on the administration of Nikolaev
Two lifeless bodies were removed from the rubble on Tuesday morning after Russian troops struck the building of the Mykolaiv Regional State Administration, AFP journalists say.
Earlier, the authorities said that rescuers were looking for eight civilians and three military personnel under the rubble.
The regional governor of this city near Odessa in southwestern Ukraine, Vitaliy Kim, said on Facebook that rescuers were looking for “eight civilians and three soldiers” under the rubble. He said that most of those inside during the strike were unharmed.
The head of the IAEA in Ukraine will discuss the safety of nuclear facilities
As talks between Russians and Ukrainians continue in Istanbul on Tuesday morning, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Rafael Grossi is in Ukraine “for talks with government officials” to provide “technical assistance” to guarantee security. nuclear installations, according to a UN press release published on Tuesday.
“The military conflict poses an unprecedented danger to power plants and other facilities in the country. We must take urgent measures to ensure their safe operation and reduce the risk of an accident,” said Rafael Grossi, Director General of the Agency. quotes a press release.
Roman Abramovich spotted in Istanbul during peace talks between Russia and Ukraine
Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, who is trying to mediate between Moscow and Kiev to end the war in Ukraine, is in Istanbul on Tuesday, March 29, as part of negotiations between the two countries.
The billionaire owner of English football club Chelsea has also made headlines because he may have been the victim of poisoning. wall street magazine, Guardian and place of investigation bellingcat.
The regional administration of Nikolaev in the south suffered from a Russian strike on the sidelines of negotiations
While talks between Russia and Ukraine had just begun on Tuesday morning in Istanbul, shortly after 9:30 am in Istanbul, a Russian strike hit the headquarters of the regional administration of Nikolaev, a city near Odessa that has taken a breather following the recent bombings. . days, the governor of this region of southern Ukraine said on Facebook.
“The building of the regional state administration was damaged,” Governor Vitaly Kim wrote, assuring that most of the people inside were not injured. “We are looking for eight civilians and three soldiers,” the official said.
Opening of direct negotiations between Russia and Ukraine in Istanbul
Talks between the Russian and Ukrainian delegations in Istanbul began shortly after 9:30 am Paris time on Tuesday, the official Turkish news agency Anadolu reported.
The Mayor of Mariupol urged the world community to create humanitarian corridors
On BFMTV on Tuesday morning, Vadim Boychenko said: “100,000 residents are still there, but the city is surrounded.”
That is why he calls on the international community to create humanitarian corridors, three of which have been approved in Ukraine to date, Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Iryna Vereshchuk said in a video broadcast on Telegram.
Resumption of evacuations through humanitarian corridors after suspension
Ukraine announced on Tuesday it had resumed the evacuation of civilians along three humanitarian corridors, in particular from the besieged Mariupol, after a day’s suspension due to fear of Russian “provocations”.
“As of today, three humanitarian corridors have been approved,” Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Irina Vereshchuk said in a video posted on Telegram.
Mayor of Mariupol on BFMTV: “Ukrainian forces continue to hold the city, this is a heroic defense”
Vadym Boychenko spoke on BFMTV Tuesday morning on Bruce Toussaint’s program: “Ukrainian forces continue to hold the city, this is a heroic defense”
Vadim Boychenko, Mayor of Mariupol: “At least 300 people died in the explosion of the theater”
Mariupol Mayor Vadim Boychenko is visiting Bruce Toussaint on BFMTV this morning. On air, he confirms:
“At least 300 people were killed in a theater explosion”
“Both sides have legitimate concerns,” Erdogan told delegations in Istanbul.
As new talks to end the war in Ukraine begin in Istanbul on Tuesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed the Russian and Ukrainian delegations saying:
Both Russia and Ukraine have “legitimate concerns,” the Turkish president said as he welcomed delegations of negotiators from both countries to Istanbul, urging them to “put an end to this tragedy.”
Negotiations between the two delegations are to begin after this reception at the Dolmabahce Palace in Istanbul, where the Turkish president’s offices are located.
Neutrality of Ukraine is one of the important points of Russian-Ukrainian negotiations
Condition indispensable condition Russia to a possible peace deal now turned over to Kiev, the issue of Ukraine’s neutrality will overshadow a new session of talks between the warring parties on Tuesday in Turkey. But what will the “neutrality” of Ukraine mean? Swedish, Austrian and Swiss examples.
Pictures inside the destroyed theater of Mariupol, shelled by the Russian army
Three weeks after the start of the war in Ukraine, on March 16, the Mariupol theater was bombed by Russian aircraft, killing about 300 people, according to local authorities. There were hundreds of civilians in the theater, including women and children. Here are images of blackened walls and a floor strewn with rubble.
Russian-Ukrainian talks open in Istanbul
New talks will begin in Istanbul on Tuesday, with Ukrainian forces saying they are resisting Russian attacks on major cities and have even retook positions.
Russian negotiators arrived on Monday in Turkey, where the previous negotiating session at the level of foreign ministers had already taken place on March 10, but did not lead to anything. The discussion then continued via videoconference.
One of the important points of the talks concerns “guarantees of security and neutrality, the non-nuclear status of our state,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky told Russian media on Sunday.
The Wagner Group is stationed in eastern Ukraine
Russian mercenaries from Wagner Group deployed in eastern Ukraine, the UK Department of Defense said on Monday, which estimates that more than 1,000 fighters from the sulphurous paramilitary company could be deployed to fight in the country.
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Zelensky confirmed the “liberation” of the city of Irpen
In a video posted on social media, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy confirms the liberation of Irpin, a town about twenty kilometers from the capital.
“We have good news today. Our soldiers are advancing in the Kiev region and regaining control over Ukrainian territory. We liberated Irpen. Good job”.
Amnesty International calls Russia’s invasion of Ukraine a “rehearsal” for war in Syria
The Russian invasion of Ukraine is a “repeat” of Syria, with a “multiplication of war crimes” over more than a month of conflict, Amnesty International warned during the presentation of its 2021-2022 report in Johannesburg this Tuesday.
“What is happening in Ukraine is a repetition of what we saw in Syria,” said NGO Secretary General Agnès Callamard. “We are engaged in deliberate attacks on civilian infrastructure, homes, bombing schools,” she accused, accusing Russia of allowing humanitarian corridors to turn them into a “death trap.”
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