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Ukraine-Russia war LIVE – Coup to oust Vladimir Putin ‘already under way’ as Zelensky says he’s ‘ready to talk’


UKRAINIAN President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says that he’s prepared to speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

He stated “we should discover an settlement,’’ – however with no ultimatum as a situation.

Zelensky informed Italian RAI state TV in an interview: “We need the Russian military to depart our land, we aren’t on Russian soil“.

“We won’t save Putin’s face by paying with our territory. That would be unjust.”

In one other remark, Zelensky stated of the long run: “We have to think of the future of Russia. I, as president of Ukraine, say these are our neighbours. There will be other presidents, other presidents and other generations” of Russia.

Meanwhile, Ukraine’s spy chief final night time claimed {that a} coup to take away Vladimir Putin is already beneath approach and that Russia would lose the battle by the top of this 12 months.

Major General Kyrylo Budanov, 36, stated he believed a turning level within the battle will come later this summer time and can finally see Putin ousted from workplace.

“The breaking point will be in the second part of August,” General Budanov informed Sky News. 

“Most of the lively fight may have completed by the top of this 12 months. It will finally result in the change of management of the Russian Federation. This course of has already been launched.

“As a result, we will renew Ukrainian power in all our territories.”

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  • G7 will proceed financial strain on Russia

    Following a gathering of the G7 nations in Germany, the group’s overseas ministers have co-signed a press release saying they may proceed to place financial strain on Russia.

    They stated this may reinforce Russia’s political isolation.

    The group additionally stated it will proceed supplying weapons to Ukraine and work to ease the worldwide meals scarcity.

    The joint assertion stated: “We reaffirm our determination to further increase economic and political pressure on Russia, continuing to act in unity.”

    The G7 is made up of the UK, USA, Canada, Japan, Germany, France and Italy, with the EU additionally collaborating.

  • ‘Up to 50 million individuals face starvation’ as a result of Ukraine battle meals scarcity

    Germany’s overseas minister Annalena Baerbock has warned that tens of thousands and thousands of individuals face starvation due to the battle in Ukraine.

    Ukraine is a significant contributor to world meals shares, exporting sizeable quantities of cooking oil, corn and wheat. 

    However, these provides are at present trapped as a result of Russia’s invasion.

    Speaking after a G7 summit in Germany, Ms Baerbock stated as much as 50 million individuals, significantly within the nations of Africa and the Middle East, will face starvation within the subsequent few months.

    A gaggle assertion from the G7’s overseas ministers stated: “Russia’s battle of aggression has generated one of the extreme meals and vitality crises in current historical past which now threatens these most weak throughout the globe,.

    “We are determined to accelerate a co-ordinated multilateral response to preserve global food security and stand by our most vulnerable partners in this respect.”

    Canada’s overseas minister, Melanie Joly, additionally informed reporters: “We must ensure that these cereals are despatched to the world.

    “If not, millions of people will be facing famine.”

  • Putin tells Finland that abandoning its neutrality could be a mistake

    Russian President Vladimir Putin informed his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto at the moment it will be a mistake for Helsinki to desert its impartial standing and be a part of NATO, the Kremlin stated, report Reuters.

    Putin stated there have been no safety threats to Finland, and the potential change in its overseas coverage stance could possibly be unfavorable for bilateral relations.

  • Russia’s threats over use of Satan-2 hypersonic nuclear missile on Britain

    Russia has at the moment made new threats to make use of its lethal Satan-2 hypersonic nuclear missile to strike Britain in simply “200 seconds”.

    The warning comes from Russia’s defence committee deputy chairman, Aleksey Zhuravlyov.

    “If Finland wants to join this bloc, then our goal is absolutely legitimate – to question the existence of this state. This is logical,” Mr Zhuravlyov stated in an interview with state TV Russia 1.

    “If the United States threatens our state, it’s good: here is the Sarmat [known Satan-2] for you, and there will be nuclear ashes from you if you think that Russia should not exist. And Finland says that it is at one with the USA. Well, get in line.”

    Asked if Russia would now rebase nuclear weapons onto its border with Finland, he stated: “What for? We don’t must.

    “We can hit with a Sarmat from Siberia, and even reach the UK. And if we strike from Kaliningrad… the hypersonic’s reaching time is 200 seconds – so go ahead, guys.”

  • G7 ‘won’t ever recognise’ borders modified by drive by Russia

    The Group of Seven industrialised nations stated at the moment they might by no means recognise the borders Russia is attempting to shift in its battle towards Ukraine and pledged enduring help for Kyiv.

    “We will never recognise borders Russia has attempted to change by military aggression, and will uphold our engagement in the support of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, including Crimea, and all states,” the G7 overseas ministers stated in a press release after three days of talks in northern Germany.

    They additionally vowed to develop sanctions to incorporate sectors on which Russia depends and hold supplying Ukraine with weapons to assist it repel Russia’s invasion.

    “We reaffirm our determination to further increase economic and political pressure on Russia, continuing to act in unity,” they stated.

  • Russian troops reportedly withdrawing from Kharkiv

    Ukraine’s army says Russian troops are withdrawing from Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second metropolis.

    Ukraine’s normal workers stated Russian troops had been pulling again and specializing in guarding provide routes, as mortar, artillery and air strikes had been launched towards the Donetsk area additional south.

    Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov stated Ukraine is “entering a new – long-term – phase of the war”. 

  • Kyiv intel chief: Ukraine may win battle by year-end

    The battle in Ukraine may attain a “breaking point” by August and finish in defeat for Russia earlier than the top of the 12 months, Kyiv’s head of army intelligence informed the UK’s Sky News at the moment.

    Major General Kyrylo Budanov, 36, informed the information community that he was “optimistic” in regards to the present trajectory of the battle.

    “The breaking point will be in the second part of August,” he stated.

    “Most of the lively fight actions may have completed by the top of this 12 months.

    “As a result, we will renew Ukrainian power in all our territories that we have lost including Donbas and the Crimea,” he stated.

    Budanov additionally added that that Ukraine is aware of “everything about our enemy. We know about their plans almost as they’re being made.”

    The intelligence chief additionally made unverified claims {that a} coup was already beneath approach in Moscow to depose President Vladimir Putin, and that the Russian chief was “very sick” with most cancers.

  • Russia suspends electrical energy to Finland

    Russia suspended electrical energy provides to Finland in a single day after its vitality agency RAO Nordic threatened to chop off provides over fee arrears, an official for Finland’s grid operator informed AFP on Saturday.

    The provides “are zero since midnight,” Timo Kaukonen stated. RAO Nordic had Friday stated it will droop provides, citing issues with funds, as Helsinki prepares to announce its software for NATO membership within the wake of Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine.

  • Zelensky on Russian losses

    President Volodymyr Zelensky has given a video replace on the variety of Russia’s losses, in line with Ukraine’s intelligence.

    He says that Vlaidmir Putin’s army has misplaced 200 airplanes, 27,000 troopers and three,000 tanks, armoured automobile and drones.

  • Russia has ‘misplaced’ the battle for Kharkiv

    Russia has “lost” the battle for Kharkiv, in line with an American suppose tank.

    The Institute for the Study of War (ISW) says Moscow’s forces have been pushed again from the town in northeastern Ukraine.

    Yesterday’s ISW report stated: “The Russian army has probably determined to withdraw absolutely from its positions round Kharkiv City within the face of Ukrainian counter offensives and the restricted availability of reinforcements. 

    “Russian units have generally not attempted to hold ground against counter attacking Ukrainian forces over the past several days, with a few exceptions.”

  • Moscow will reply if NATO strikes nuclear forces nearer to Russia’s border

    Moscow will take ample precautionary measures if NATO deploys nuclear forces and infrastructure nearer to Russia’s border, Russian information businesses quoted Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko as saying at the moment.

    “It will be necessary to respond … by taking adequate precautionary measures that would ensure the viability of deterrence,” Interfax company quoted Grushko as saying.

    Moscow has no hostile intentions in the direction of Finland and Sweden and doesn’t see “real” causes for these two nations to be becoming a member of the NATO alliance, Grushko added.

    He additionally reiterated the Kremlin’s earlier assertion that Moscow’s response to NATO’s potential enlargement will rely on how shut the alliance strikes army property in the direction of Russia and what infrastructure it deploys.

  • Russian useless gathered to be despatched residence

    The our bodies of Russian troopers killed in Ukraine had been dropped at a rail yard outdoors Kyiv and stacked with tons of of others in a refrigerated practice.

    “Most of them were brought from the Kyiv region, there are some from Chernihiv region and from some other regions too,” Volodymyr Lyamzin, the chief civil-military liaison officer, informed Reuters on Friday as stretcher-bearers in white, head-to-toe protecting fits lifted bodybags into the field vehicles.

    He stated refrigerated trains stationed in different areas throughout Ukraine had been getting used for a similar grim function.

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  • Putin sparks claims his head is ‘PHOTOSHOPPED’ 

    VLADIMIR Putin’s weird newest look has sparked rumours that footage of the Russian president has been edited whereas he undergoes therapy for most cancers.

    Putin‘s head appeared “bloated” in line with some commenters throughout Friday’s digital assembly of Russia‘s safety council.

    Some even claimed his head had been artificially hooked up to his physique in manipulated footage.

    The video has sparked additional hypothesis about his situation, and whether or not the Kremlin is protecting the Russian individuals at midnight about 69-year-old mad Vlad.

    One remark beneath the clip learn: “His face and head look so bloated, particularly his cheeks and across the again of his head.

    “He looks photoshopped onto his body. It’s clearly him, but what a strange look.”

    Another wrote: “Either his clothing is too tight around the neck, or he sits in an unfortunate position.”

    It comes amid widespread rumours about Putin’s well being, with some claiming he is because of have most cancers surgical procedure any day now.

  • Moscow will reply if NATO strikes nuclear forces nearer to Russia’s border

    Moscow will take ample precautionary measures if NATO deploys nuclear forces and infrastructure nearer to Russia’s border, RIA information company quoted Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko as saying at the moment.

    Moscow has no hostile intentions in the direction of Finland and Sweden and doesn’t see “real” causes for these two nations to be becoming a member of the NATO alliance, Grushko added.

  • More than 700,000 Ukrainian refugees recorded in Germany

    More than 700,000 individuals fleeing the battle in Ukraine have been recorded in Germany to this point, Welt am Sonntag newspaper has reported, citing Interior Ministry knowledge.

    Around 40% of Ukrainian refugees had been minors and girls make 81% of the grownup refugees registered, Welt added.

    The Russian invasion has triggered a large displacement of individuals, together with greater than 8 million Ukrainians throughout the nation, in line with the most recent International Organization for Migration (IOM) report.

  • Two Russa Today journalists injured in rocket assault

    Two journalists for Kremlin-backed tv channel RT had been injured Friday throughout a rocket assault in japanese Ukraine the channel blamed on Ukrainian forces.

    A TV crew of RT’s correspondent Valentin Gorshenin got here beneath Ukrainian troops’ rocket hearth close to the city of Dokuchaevsk in separatist-controlled japanese Ukraine, the channel stated in a press release on messaging app Telegram.

    “Cameramen Vladimir Batalin and Viktor Miroshnikov received shrapnel wounds to their legs and back,” the assertion stated. “They are being taken to the hospital now.”

    The correspondent himself was not injured.

    There was no speedy remark from Ukrainian authorities.

  • What occurred final night time?

    Here’s a recap of all the principle occasions that occurred final night time:

    • Breakthrough talks have taken place between Russia’s defence minister and the US defence secretary
    • More than 700,000 Ukrainian refugees have registered in Germany, in line with Welt am Sonntag newspaper
    • The Ukrainian army has claimed to have destroyed not less than 73 Russian tanks
      • Alongside this, different gear was additionally destroyed throughout a battle over a river within the Donbas area
    • Russian state media reported the nation’s senior lawmaker had visited Kherson in Ukraine to debate social and healthcare wants
  • UK: Russia to incorporate Ukraine’s Kherson in its territory

    The military-civilian administration imposed by Russia in Kherson is ready to incorporate the southern metropolis Kherson into its fold, the British defence ministry claimed at the moment.

    “The Russian-imposed military-civilian administration in Kherson announced they will ask Russia to include Kherson Region in the Russian Federation. A central part of Russia’s original invasion plan was highly likely to use rigged referendums to place the majority of Ukraine’s regions under long-term pro-Russian authority,” the ministry stated in its newest intelligence replace.

    It added: “The fact that Russia has only succeeded in imposing a pro-Russian local leadership in Kherson highlights the failure of Russia’s invasion to make progress towards its political objectives in Ukraine.”

  • Russia to droop electrical energy provides to Finland this weekend

    Russia will droop electrical energy provides to Finland this weekend, a provider stated on Friday as tensions rise over Helsinki’s NATO bid amid Moscow’s army marketing campaign in Ukraine.

    “We are forced to suspend the electricity import starting from May 14,” stated RAO Nordic, a subsidiary of Russian state vitality holding Inter RAO.

    It added: “RAO Nordic is not able to make payments for the imported electricity from Russia.”

  • Coup to take away Putin already beneath approach

    Ukraine’s spy chief final night time claimed {that a} coup to take away Vladimir Putin is already beneath approach and that Russia would lose the battle by the top of this 12 months.

    Major General Kyrylo Budanov, 36, stated he believed a turning level within the battle will come later this summer time and can finally see Putin ousted from workplace.

    “The breaking point will be in the second part of August,” General Budanov informed Sky News. 

    “Most of the lively fight may have completed by the top of this 12 months. It will finally result in the change of management of the Russian Federation. This course of has already been launched.

    “As a result, we will renew Ukrainian power in all our territories.”

  • Zelensky ‘prepared to speak’ with Putin

    UKRAINIAN President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says that he’s prepared to speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    He stated “we should discover an settlement,’’ – however with no ultimatum as a situation.

    Zelensky informed Italian RAI state TV in an interview: “We need the Russian military to depart our land, we aren’t on Russian soil“.

    “We won’t save Putin’s face by paying with our territory. That would be unjust.”

    In one other remark, Zelensky stated of the long run: “We have to think of the future of Russia. I, as president of Ukraine, say these are our neighbours. There will be other presidents, other presidents and other generations” of Russia.

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  • Russia suffers heavy losses in failed river crossing, say officers

    Russia suffered heavy losses when Ukrainian forces destroyed the pontoon bridge enemy troops had been utilizing to attempt to cross a river within the east, Ukrainian and British officers stated in one other signal of Moscow’s battle to salvage a battle gone awry.

    Ukrainian authorities, in the meantime, opened the primary battle crimes trial of the battle. The defendant, a captured Russian soldier, stands accused of capturing to demise a 62-year-old civilian within the early days of the battle.

    The trial acquired underway as Russia’s marketing campaign in Ukraine’s japanese industrial heartland of the Donbas made faltering progress.

    Ukraine’s airborne command launched images and video of what it stated was a broken Russian pontoon bridge over the Siversky Donets River and a number of other destroyed or broken Russian army autos close by.

    Ukrainian information stories stated troops thwarted an try by Russian forces to cross the river earlier this week, leaving dozens of tanks and different army autos broken or deserted.

    The command stated its troops drowned the Russian occupiers.

    Britains Defense Ministry stated that Russia misplaced vital armored maneuver components” of not less than one battalion tactical group in addition to gear used to deploy the makeshift floating bridge.





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