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• The war in Ukraine has reached its 357th day.
• Russia, former deputy chief of political police, commits suicide. Continue the series of mysterious deaths.
• Russian planes intercepted in the skies over Poland: Dutch fighter planes intervene. And the US blocks four Russian jets in Alaska
• For security reasons, Putin only travels in armored trains.

05:37 – US report, 6,000 minors in Russian “re-education” camps

At least 6,000 Ukrainian children have visited Russian “re-education” camps in the past year, and several hundred have been held there for weeks or months beyond their intended return dates. Russia has also rushed the adoption and fostering of children from Ukraine, which could constitute a war crime. That’s according to a report by the US State Department-funded Yale Humanitarian Research Lab. Since the war began almost a year ago, babies as young as four months old have been taken to 43 camps across Russia, including in Crimea and Siberia, for “a pro-Russian patriotic and military education,” the report says. » . In at least two camps, the return of children was delayed by weeks, while in two other camps, the return of some children was postponed indefinitely. According to the report, Russian authorities have tried to give children a favorable view of Moscow through school programs, trips to patriotic sites and speeches by veterans. The children were also said to have been trained to use firearms, although Nathaniel Raymond, a Yale researcher who oversaw the report, said there was no evidence they were sent to fight.

5:15 a.m. – Alarm in France: “There is no more ammunition”

France’s military is facing an ammunition shortage amid the country’s military aid to Ukraine. That writes the French newspaper Le Figaro. “Our ground forces face shortages of 155mm ammunition used in howitzers and artillery pieces,” says French MP Julien Rancoule, who compiled a report on the country’s ammunition reserves. “Tensions between those who are in favor of supporting Ukraine and those who want to secure the stocks for national defense reasons could increase in France in the near future,” Rancoule stressed in an interview with Le Figaro.

02:44 am – The US wants to tighten sanctions against banks linked to Russia

The United States could sanction more banks with ties to Russia and will step up enforcement of sanctions against those who circumvent existing rules. James O’Brien, head of the US State Department’s Sanctions Coordination Office, told Portal. The top US official’s comments come as Western diplomats try to agree on a new round of sanctions on the February 24 anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “We have immobilized about 80% of the assets of the Russian banking sector,” O’Brien said. “We study other banks and financial institutions to see how Russia is behaving towards the outside world. There will most likely be further action.”

02:37 – US order of 522 million for 155mm ammunition in Kiev

The US military announced it has awarded $522 million in contracts to two companies to produce 155mm artillery ammunition for Ukraine. The orders, which were formally approved Jan. 30, went to Northrop Grumman Systems Corp and Global Military Products Inc. and come amid concerns that Kiev is rapidly running out of artillery shells supplied by the United States and other allies . Deliveries of the new ammunition are expected to begin in March of this year. The order is funded by the Pentagon’s Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative.

02:36 – «Zaporizhia workers refuse to train the Russians»

Ukrainian workers at the occupied Zaporizhia nuclear power plant have refused to train Russian workers who came from the Kalinin plant in Russia’s Tver Oblast. This was announced by the Ukrainian state-owned nuclear energy company Energoatom, citing local media. Energoatom – reports the Kyiv Independent – stressed that Russian workers lack the knowledge and skills to operate the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant and commended Ukrainian workers for refusing to cooperate with the enemy.

02:33 am – Berlin, early to talk about Germany, flies into Kiev, Ukraine

The question of the German delivery of fighter jets to Ukraine is “not central at the moment”, but will be discussed in the future, said Federal Defense Minister Boris Pistorius in an ARD interview. The priority is to secure the airspace over Kiev, Pistorius told the German broadcaster. “We can only talk about the next steps if the sky above Ukraine remains safe for the next three to four months,” said the minister from Berlin.

02:28 – media, the Netherlands and Denmark will not give Leopard Ukraine

The governments of the Netherlands and Denmark have announced that neither country will deliver Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, according to German TV channel Welt. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said the only tanks his country could theoretically supply are 18 Leopard 2 tanks that Germany has leased to the country. But both countries have decided that these tanks are not available for Kiev. The Danish government, which has 44 tanks in its arsenal, told Welt it would not take part in the German tank coalition.

02:11 – The US is considering sending allegedly seized Iranian weapons to Ukraine

The US military is considering sending thousands of seized weapons and more than a million rounds of ammunition to Ukraine, believed to be destined for Iran-backed militiamen in Yemen, The Wall Street Journal writes exclusively, citing US officials officials and Europeans. This would be an unprecedented move that would help Kiev repel Russian forces. US officials said they intend to send Ukraine more than 5,000 assault rifles, 1.6 million small arms ammunition, a small number of anti-tank missiles and more than 7,000 proximity fuses seized off the coast of Yemen in recent months from suspected smugglers for work Iran. The unprecedented move would open a new channel for increased firepower for the US and its allies to draw on as they struggle to meet Ukraine’s military support needs on the eve of the second year of the war.

01:42 – 20-year-old Russian risks 10 years for a story on Instagram

20-year-old university student under house arrest for commenting on social media against the war in Ukraine. It is the story of the young Russian Olesya Krivtsova, narrated by the BBC. “I posted an Instagram story about the bridge, thinking about how happy Ukrainians are with what happened,” Olesya tells British public broadcaster, referring to the attack on the bridge that Russia joined Crimea last October. “I was on the phone with my mother,” she recalls, “when I heard the front door open. Many police officers entered. They took my phone away and yelled at me to lie on the floor.” She is accused of justifying terrorism and discrediting the Russian military. He faces up to 10 years in prison. “I never thought that someone can get such a long sentence for publishing something on the Internet,” says the student at the Arkhangelsk North Federal University, who was blacklisted from terrorists and extremists. The girl who tattooed Vladimir Putin as a spider, with the Orwellian caption “Big Brother is Watching You”, adding that some of her classmates “discussed in a chat” whether to report me to the authorities. She is accused of “provocative posts of a defeatist and extremist nature”. The BBC recalls that since the invasion of Ukraine began, Putin has urged Russian public opinion to separate “true patriots from scum and traitors.” Since then there have been reports of denunciations from war critics across the country. Even among students reporting teachers and workers reporting colleagues.

01:27 – Two Dutch fighter jets intercept Russian planes near Poland

Two Dutch F-35 fighter jets intercepted three Russian planes near Poland and escorted them from afar until they exited the country’s airspace. This was announced by the Dutch Ministry of Defense. It happened early Monday morning. The two fighters took off after the activation of the Dutch rapid deployment alarm in Poland to identify and escort a then unknown aircraft formation, the ministry said. One of these planes “flew from Kaliningrad out of the Polish NATO area of ​​responsibility,” the Russian enclave between Poland and Lithuania. «After their identification, it was determined that they were 3 aircraft: a Russian IL-20M Coot-A escorted by 2 SU-27 flankers».

“The Dutch F-35s escorted the (Russian) formation from afar and handed it over to NATO partners.” There are currently eight Dutch F-35s in Poland for the months of February and March. Four of these fighters are based at Malbork Air Force Base patrolling NATO airspace in Eastern Europe. The other four undergo a training program with the allies, but “they can also be deployed immediately if the situation calls for it,” it concludes.

01:01 – USA: 4 Russian warplanes are intercepted near Alaska

The US intercepted four Russian warplanes near Alaska on Monday. This was announced today by NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) and reports that it has spotted Russian aircraft, including TU-95 BEAR-H bombers and a SU-35 fighter, flying in the Air Defense Identification Zone of Alaska (Adiz) operate. NORAD officials said they anticipated Russian activity and quickly deployed two F-16 fighter jets to intercept Russian planes. Two F-35 fighters, an E-3 Sentry and two KC-135 Stratotanker tankers were also sent to the area. NORAD stressed that the incident was in no way related to the objects sighted and shot down in the skies over North America last week.

11:36 p.m. – Zelenskyy: “The situation in the eastern regions is very difficult”

The situation on the Ukrainian front is “extremely difficult”, especially in the eastern regions of Donetsk and Lugansk. This was stated by the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy in the usual evening message. In the eastern sector, fighting is going on “literally meter by meter,” he emphasized.

11:36 pm – Berlusconi, let’s look at the facts, I am always pro-Kiev and pro-peace

“Let’s look at the facts. We have always supported the Ukrainian people, we have always voted in Italy and in Europe, without hesitation and hesitation, to support Ukraine by sending funds and weapons. I was and always am on the side of the Ukrainian people and peace. My hope is that soon a diplomatic solution to this war, which is very dangerous for all of us, can be found.” This was stated in a note from Fi President Silvio Berlusconi.

19:07 – The Norwegian 007: “Russia uses ships with nuclear weapons in the Baltic Sea”

Russia has begun deploying nuclear-armed tactical ships in the Baltic Sea for the first time in 30 years, Norwegian intelligence said in its annual report cited by Politico. “The fundamental part of the nuclear potential resides on the submarines and surface ships of the Northern Fleet,” noted the Oslo 007, adding that tactical nuclear weapons “pose a particularly serious threat in various operational scenarios in which NATO countries interfere could”. .