Explosion on the Border with Ukraine!Putin in charge of nuclear drills at sensitive time!Those flights have been grounded in Ukraine

2022-05-26 0 By

The border between Russia and Ukraine was not quiet over the weekend!The Ukrainian foreign Ministry has demanded answers from European airlines which have announced they will not fly to Ukraine until the end of the month.There has been an explosion in the Russian province of Rostov, close to the border with Ukraine, which, coincidentally, has just seen an influx of people from eastern Ukraine.Armed rebels in eastern Ukraine evacuated a large number of children, women and the elderly to Russia, and announced a full-scale military mobilization.Just now, French President Emmanuel Macron had a phone call with His Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky.And the French Foreign Ministry has spoken that day, to remind its citizens in Ukraine to evacuate immediately.Two Ukrainian servicemen were killed and four wounded in an artillery attack, Ukraine’s state news agency reported On Sunday.The injured are being treated in medical institutions.A number of European airlines have announced they are suspending flights to Ukraine until the end of February, “next week”.German airline Lufthansa will suspend all flights to and from Kiev from February 21 to February 28, the Independent Ukrainian News agency reported.”Lufthansa has been monitoring the situation and will decide later whether it will resume flights,” Lufthansa said in a statement.In addition, Swiss Airlines and Austrian Airlines have also stopped flights to Kiev.Austrian Airlines announced that its flights to Kiev and Odessa would be suspended until the end of February.Swiss air also announced that it has suspended flights from Zurich to Kiev until The 28th.Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry’s special representative for sanctions Policy, Andrei Makyev, commented on social media that he wanted the European airline to explain the reasons for its decision.French President Emmanuel Macron spoke by phone with His Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky on The evening of February 19, local time.Dialogue through diplomatic channels is the most possible and necessary means to avoid a major conflict, and French President Emmanuel Macron will do everything to maintain stability and peace in Europe, the Elysee palace said in a statement after the phone conversation.Macron will reportedly have a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday (local time).On the same day, the French Foreign Ministry updated its travel advice.The French Foreign Ministry has advised all French citizens still in Ukraine to leave immediately if there is no necessary and compelling reason to do so, especially those in Kharkiv, Luhansk and Donetsk.Moscow (Reuters) – A bomb exploded in the Russian city of Rostov in the early hours of February 19, local time, about one kilometer from the border with Ukraine.Sputnik news agency quoted a law enforcement source as saying “a shell” had caused the blast, which occurred at 4am just 300 metres from the home of a local villager.It is understood that the explosion caused no casualties, no property damage.As it happens, Rostov is in the middle of an influx of people from eastern Ukraine that has led to a state of emergency.Ukrainian rebel leader Denis Pushilin on Sunday announced the evacuation of civilians from eastern Ukraine to Russia.The ministry of Emergency Situations in eastern Ukraine said the number of evacuees was about 700,000.The first group of 25,000 people has arrived in Russia’s Rostov region.According to the scene of the evacuation, children, women and the elderly are priority evacuation targets.According to an update from the Emergency Situations Ministry in eastern Ukraine, some 25,000 residents have crossed the border by public and private means and arrived in Russia’s Rostov oblast.According to the Russian Ministry of Emergency situations, according to the plan, evacuees in eastern Ukraine will be sent to the rostov region of 8 regions and 1 urban temporary resettlement sites, the above facilities can accommodate more than 700,000 people.Pushilin announced a full military mobilization as he evacuated large numbers of women, children and the elderly to Russia, according to the Associated Press in Kiev.On February 19 local time, Pushilin urged reservists to visit recruitment offices.Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported that the rebels said that investigators have seen Ukrainian government forces moving military equipment, including tanks and self-propelled artillery, to the eastern region.The Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered residents of eastern Ukraine to be taken back into Russia after rebels said they had begun evacuating the region.On February 18, Local time, Putin ordered Russia’s acting emergency situations minister to go to rostov, which borders eastern Ukraine, to provide security for the residents of eastern Ukraine, and asked relevant departments to provide relief money to each resident of eastern Ukraine who enters Russia.In order to guarantee the reception of refugees from eastern Ukraine, representatives of the Russian Ministry of Health, the Agency for the Protection of The Safety of Citizens and other agencies have also gone to the Rostov region.A state of emergency has been imposed in Russia’s Rostov region, governor Vassily Golubev said on Monday, as the influx of people from the region has increased.Golubev said in a meeting with Russia’s acting Emergency Situations Minister Vitaly Choupriyan that the implementation of a state of emergency should be considered from 10 a.m. on February 19 in view of the increasing number of people entering the Rostov region in eastern Ukraine.All government agencies in the Rostov region will operate 24 hours a day, with updates every two hours;In case of sudden emergency, it can be reported immediately.Russia’s acting Emergency Situations Minister Vitaly Choupriyan said he agreed with and supported the decision.Ukrainian government and security forces are fully under control of the situation in the east of the country, the Ukrainian president’s office said on Thursday.Kiev (Reuters) – A Ukrainian soldier was killed in shelling by armed rebels in the east of the country on February 19, the Ukrainian military said.The Ukrainian military said on its Facebook page that civilian fighters fired on more than 20 settlements, using heavy artillery banned under the Minsk agreement.Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Belarusian counterpart Alyaksandr Lukashenko watched a military exercise of Russia’s “strategic deterrence” in the Kremlin’s war room, a Kremlin statement said Sunday.Separately, according to Haiker News, the Russian Defense Ministry said the exercise involved nuclear and non-nuclear weapons, and the Kremlin said the Russian Air Force, the southern military region, the strategic missile force, the Northern fleet and the Black Sea Fleet took part in the exercise.During the exercise, the Russian Aerospace Force successfully launched the Dagger hypersonic missile.Surface ships and submarines from the Northern Fleet and the Black Sea Fleet fired calibre cruise missiles and Zircon hypersonic missiles at sea and land targets.The participating troops fired the Road-Iskander missile from the Kapskinyar range in the Astrakhan region and the Yars intercontinental ballistic missile from the Plesetsk National Space Test Range to the Kura range on the Kamchatka Peninsula.Cruise missiles launched by tu-95MS strategic bombers hit targets at the Pemboy and Qura sites.The Northern Fleet’s nuclear-powered strategic submarine Karelia launched a Blue Sky submarine-launched ballistic missile at the Kura Range in the waters of the Barents Sea.Source: SUN Xiao, responsible editor of CCTV news, Huanqiu, overseas network, etc