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President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky
Zelensky held a meeting of the headquarters: they discussed the challenges of mobilization in the Russian Federation and “referendums”; The OP called on the mobilized Russians to surrender. Korrespondent.net highlights the main events of yesterday.
The President held a regular meeting of the Headquarters of the Supreme Commander
The meeting participants considered the likely nature of the enemy’s actions in the coming period. They also analyzed the state of providing the defense forces with weapons and ammunition. Particular attention was paid to the steps taken to respond to new challenges. In particular, we are talking about the announcement by the aggressor country of the mobilization and preparation of the so-called “referenda” in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine.
Zelensky appealed to the Russians about the mobilization
Zelensky noted that the agendas for 300,000 people were printed and signed in advance, even before the decision to mobilize appeared. He also stressed that in fact the Russian authorities intend to send about a million people to the front. The head of Ukraine urged to resist this, and in case of being sent to the front, to surrender to the Ukrainians. The occupiers are guaranteed life, and also promised not to be sent back to Russia.
in the SBU toldandwhat intelligence networks were associated with Viktor Medvedchuk
In the course of investigating the case of People’s Deputy Viktor Medvedchuk, SBU officers discovered a lot of information about Russian intelligence networks and their participants. The traitors were exposed and detained. The agents were engaged in collecting information and transferring it to the Russian special services, as well as preparing the ground for quasi-republics.
The EU agreed to prepare new sanctions against Russia
EU foreign ministers have agreed to task their teams with drafting an eighth package of sanctions that will target “more significant sectors of the Russian economy” and continue to target the people responsible for the war of aggression in Ukraine.
Truss said that Britain will support Ukraine
The UK will support Ukraine and increase military assistance as needed. This was stated by Prime Minister Liz Truss. She noted that new British weapons are already arriving in Ukraine, including rockets for multiple launch rocket systems.
Ukraine will receive investment financing
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), which is part of the World Bank, has allocated $30 million for investments in Ukraine and Moldova. The funds will be channeled through a $200 million trust fund managed by the US-Ukrainian investment company Horizon Capital. This will be the first IFC investment in Ukraine since the start of a full-scale war.
The Hague Tribunal has set a date for the verdictin the MH17 case
The District Court of The Hague has set a date for the announcement of the verdict in the case of the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in the skies over Donbass on July 17, 2014. The defendants in the case are three Russians and a Ukrainian – Igor Girkin, Sergey Dubinsky, Oleg Pulatov and Leonid Kharchenko. The charges require a life sentence for them.
In Ukraine, created a group for the tribunal over Russia
President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has created a working group to study the issue of creating a Special International Tribunal for Crimes of Aggression against Ukraine. The working group was instructed to develop and submit proposals for the establishment of a Special International Tribunal.
Three CSTO countries opposed their citizens participating in the war with Ukraine
The members of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) – Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan – opposed the participation of their citizens in the war against Ukraine. A similar position is taken by the former CSTO member Uzbekistan.
Russia announced a new action against mobilization
The Vesna movement called on the citizens of the Russian Federation to take new actions against mobilization. Rallies are scheduled for Saturday, September 24, at 17:00 throughout Russia. The movement also notes that the ultimate goal of the actions is “not a protest for the sake of protest, but a victory over the criminal Putin regime.” The protest against mobilization is in the “interests of millions of fellow citizens,” and “getting a fine or a few days of arrest is better than a funeral,” Vesna participants note.
The United States assessed the possibility of nuclear war
The American high command considers the possibility of a direct nuclear conflict to be realistic and this requires a revision of approaches to the conduct of war. This was stated by the head of the US Strategic Command, Admiral Charles Richard. He noted that every plan and capability of the US Department of Defense is based on the assumption that strategic deterrence, and in particular nuclear deterrence, is in place. But if this assumption is not met, “nothing else in the ministry or the combined forces will work as designed.”
The famous Kharkiv cat-blogger Stepan returned to Ukraine
Popular cat blogger Stepan returned to Ukraine. A fluffy volunteer from Kharkov was abroad, and now he was brought to Lviv. The owner of the cat urged Ukrainians to help animals. Thanks to Stepan’s “volunteering”, she has already managed to raise 15 thousand dollars. These funds saved animals from zoos in Kharkiv and Nikolaev, and part of the money was transferred to volunteer animal protection organizations.
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