May 19, 2022

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The 31st day of the war has harsh attacks and speeches from Biden

The 31st day of the war has harsh attacks and speeches from Biden

The 31st day of the war between Russia and Ukraine was marked by reports of explosions in Slavutich the attacks on the Luhansk region, as well as the categorical speech of the President of the United States, Joe BidenAnd the Who said “Russia is stifling democracy” with invasion?.

“The battle for democracy is not really over with the end of the Cold War,” Biden said in his speech. Earlier, President They visited Ukrainian refugee shelters They reported that they were sensitized in conversations with each other. “We are with you,” he said.

For Biden, Putin is “threatening to restart the decades of war that devastated Europe.” The US president said that the response of the “United West” by imposing sanctions on the country, signified a new form of state power against military forces.

Lifting the curfew in Kyiv

35-hour curfew That will come into force tonight in the city of Kyiv has stopped the application By Mayor Vitali Klitschko. The change was announced via a message on Telegram.

Instead of a 35-hour confinement, the current curfew will be in place, from 8pm local time (3pm GMT) to 7am (2am GMT), and “we will be able to move freely in Kyiv on Sunday.” The mayor’s message said. He did not explain the change in the decision.

In Kharkiv, a city bombed daily by the Russian army, A group of musicians gave a classical concert With three violinists, a cellist and a bass player playing between two of the city’s largest subway stations.

Attacks

Today there were explosions in Slavutych, the city where workers live at the defunct Chernobyl nuclear power plant, and attacks in the Luhansk region, which has at least a dozen humanitarian corridors operating next to Kyiv. According to a senior official in the country, 5,200 people have managed to leave Ukraine today through these corridors.

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Explosions were also recorded in Lviv, where residents reported a large cloud of black smoke in the sky. The city’s sirens sounded for people seeking shelter.

Zelensky’s speech

President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky said today that Russia is fueling the arms race By highlighting the power of your nuclear arsenal.

“The Russians are proud of the fact that they are able to destroy, with nuclear weapons, not only a country, but an entire planet,” declared the Ukrainian president in a message conveyed to the leaders present at the event.

He declared, “One of the countries that should give more security guarantees to Ukraine is against Ukraine. This is one of the greatest examples of injustice that can exist.”

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