Saturday January 21, 2023
Moscow vowed Saturday to retaliate against French media outlets in Russia after the bank accounts of RT France, the French subsidiary of EU-blocked Russian broadcaster RT, were frozen.
“Freezing RT France accounts will lead to retaliation against French media in Russia. They will be remembered if French authorities don’t stop terrorizing Russian journalists,” warned a source in Russian diplomacy, quoted by Russian news outlets Ria Novosti and Tass.
UPDATE ON THE SITUATION
At their meeting in Germany, Ukraine’s allies could not agree on the delivery of heavy tanks demanded by Volodymyr Zelenskyy. According to the Russian occupation authorities, ground fighting in the Zaporizhia region is intensifying. Here are the highlights of the last 24 hours.
Posted today at 7:41am
HELP UKRAINE WITHOUT HEAVY TANKS
Ukraine’s allies announced large new arms deliveries to Ukraine, but failed to agree on the delivery of heavy tanks. A decision that showers hopes on Kyiv, who are urging them but now have to await further talks and the green light from Germany.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy stressed that allies, who have promised to support Ukraine “as far as necessary”, must inevitably face the facts.
FORMER US MILITARY KILLED IN DNIPRO
A former US soldier, a member of an elite commando unit who defected in 2019, was killed in Ukraine this week, the US Navy said.
“The Navy can confirm that a former sailor was killed in Dnipro on January 18,” a spokesman said in a statement, adding that he could not add anything “to the reasons this former sailor was in Ukraine.” “. The soldier, Daniel Whitney Swift, had been a member of the prestigious Navy Seals elite unit, affiliated with the US Navy.
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