War in Ukraine, Vladimir Putin always in the sights of the EU. And the support for Zelensky is constant: «Zelensky and Ukraine do not have enough ammunition, but they have…
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February 19 – 6:33 p.m
Employee Zelensky: “Glad to welcome Meloni”
«We are waiting for Meloni and would be very happy to welcome you. We are grateful for what you, the government and all the Italian people are doing to support Ukraine.” Daria Zarivna, adviser to the staff of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, said on Rai 3. “I think we will do this Continue along the path of common engagement,” added Zarivna, who then urged us to consider military aid to Ukraine not as “humanitarian aid, but as an investment in everyone’s international security.”
February 19 – 5:11 p.m
Russians bomb villages in Kharkiv region: 3 dead
Three people died in a Russian shelling of the village of Burgunka in the southern Kharkiv region. This was announced by the Kherson military administration via telegram, stating that the attack was launched with “massive artillery fire”. One of the shells hit the yard of a house, killing three people and wounding five, almost all members of the same family.
February 19 – 3:51 p.m
Kadyrov wants to set up a private military company
Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has announced his intention to create a private military company similar to the Wagner Group, of which Yevgeny Prigozhin is the leader. “When my government service ends, I have serious plans to compete with our dear brother Yevgeny Prigozhin and start a private military company. I think everything will work out,” said Kadyrov, who has been the head of the Chechen Republic since 2007.
February 19 – 2:04 p.m
Blinken: “China ready to supply arms to Russia”
China is considering supplying Russia with arms and ammunition for the war in Ukraine. US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said so in an interview with CBS News a few hours after meeting China’s top diplomat Wang Yi in Munich. Chinese companies are currently providing “non-lethal support” to Vladimir Putin’s forces, but if Beijing supplies arms to Moscow, Blinken reiterated, there will be “serious consequences” for China. Washington’s concerns are based “on a range of information that we have received,” the minister added, without specifying which.
February 19 – 1:35 p.m
Russian troops bombard the village of Burhunka
Russian forces shelled the village of Burhunka in Kherson Oblast, killing three members of the same family – a mother, father and uncle – and wounding their 13-year-old son. This was reported by the regional military administration, quoted by the Kyiv Independent. The four family members were at home, along with another child who survived the attack unharmed, when the Russians began shelling the village, Ukrainian authorities said. An eight-year-old boy from another family was also injured in the bombing and taken to hospital.
February 19 – 12:36
Kremlin: West not opening up to peace initiatives
“Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko’s proposal to hold talks between Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden in Minsk is unlikely to find support in the West.” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in an interview with Rossiya 1 TV channel. “It’s almost impossible to expect any kind of reciprocity or response to such an effort from any member of the West,” he said. In recent days, Lukashenko had invited the American President to Minsk, who will instead travel to Warsaw for a speech on February 21, a year after Russia invaded Ukraine, while the Russian leader is due to address the Duma on the same day.
February 19 – 11:59
Tajani: “Italy is part of the EU and NATO”
“The transatlantic alliance plays a very important role for us. It’s impossible to change that.” This was stated by Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani in Munich, where he emphasized that Italy belongs to Europe and to NATO. “Security also means protecting our borders in the east and south illegal immigration, for example, and we need to address this issue on that front as well.”
February 19 – 11:45 am
Borrell: “NATO exists, but the EU is getting stronger”
“NATO is here and nobody doubts it, but this war shows that we need to wake up. And that we need to invest to be stronger in NATO and to be able to act when NATO is not there.” EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell said in Monaco. “This is a crisis in Europe, but also an opportunity,” he added. «Who would have thought that Europe would pool resources to arm a country? We’re not that pessimistic,” he added. Borrell also said that Europe cannot work miracles because defense is a purely national responsibility.
Feb 19 – 11:44 am
Russian troops shelled the city of Nikopol
During the night, Russian troops bombed the Ukrainian city of Nikopol in the Dnepropetrovsk region, damaging four buildings, a house and a private business, as well as a power line. This was reported by the head of the Dnepropetrovsk regional military administration Sergey Lysak by telegram. Nobody was hurt by the bombing. “All night the Russians continued to terrorize Nikopol. While people slept peacefully in their homes, the enemy fired artillery,” Lysak wrote. “Fortunately there were no injuries. Despite the daily terror, the people of Nikopol are resisting.”
February 19 – 10:59
China: No to conditions in relations with Russia
China does not accept external interference in relations with Russia: “The China-Russia Comprehensive Strategic Coordination Partnership will be established on the basis of non-alignment, non-confrontation, non-targeting to third parties, and will be under the sovereignty of two independent countries.” This was said by the head of Chinese Communist Party diplomacy, Wang Yi, during his talks with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken yesterday, according to a statement released today by the Beijing Foreign Ministry. “We will never accept that the US limits or even limits Sino-Russian relations,” Wang added.
February 19 – 10:53
Rocket attack in Donetsk
The Russians launched a missile attack on the Donetsk city of Druzhkivka, destroying at least two skyscrapers. At the moment there is no news of casualties, reported the oblast’s governor Pavlo Kyrylenko, quoted by Ukrainska Pravda. “Druzhkivka is a city relatively far from the front lines, but it is constantly exposed to rocket attacks by Russian terrorists,” Kyrylenko wrote in Telegram.
February 19 – 10:36
Estonian Prime Minister: “Even Hitler nobody believed in the beginning”
“Russia does not tire easily. Putin clearly said what he wanted to do, but he is not believed. Even Hitler didn’t believe anyone at first, but made his intentions known. We should act and invest in weapons production. This was stated by Kaja Kallas, Prime Minister of Estonia, in a speech in Monaco.
Feb 19 – 10:34 am
Borrell: «Zelensky and Ukraine do not have enough ammunition»
«Zelensky and Ukraine don’t have enough ammunition, but they have enough motivation. They need better storage. This war is taking place on European territory and has consequences for our security.” EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell said at the security conference in Monaco. “We need to speed up our support to Ukraine.” Walking the talk,” he added, referring to the supply of arms.
War In Ukraine, Wladimir Putin always in the sights of the EU. And support a Zelensky it is continuous.
«Zelensky and Ukraine don’t have enough ammunition, but they have enough motivation. They need better storage. This war is taking place on European territory and has consequences for our security.” This was stated by the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell, in Monaco at the security conference.
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