[EN DIRECT] 67th war day in Ukraine: here are all the latest developments

Fighting by Ukrainian troops to try to fend off the Russian invasion continues for a 67th day in Ukraine.

On Sunday, Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi paid a surprise visit to Kiev, where she met Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.


Here are the latest developments, minute by minute

19:55 | The Russians open the doors of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant


[EN DIRECT]    67th war day in Ukraine: here are all the latest developments

Zaporizhzhya NPP via REUTERS

2.25 pm | Four civilians killed in shelling of eastern Ukrainian city, governor says

12:40 | Mariupol: Moscow confirms evacuation of civilians from Azovstal, some “handed over” to UN


[EN DIRECT]    67th war day in Ukraine: here are all the latest developments

Some 80 civilians were evacuated from the Azovstal metallurgical complex in Mariupol, a besieged port in southeastern Ukraine, and those who wanted to were “handed over” to the UN, Russia’s security ministry announced on Sunday.

11:59 AM | Germany: Olaf Scholz defends his policy towards Ukraine


[EN DIRECT]    67th war day in Ukraine: here are all the latest developments

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz defended his decisions on Ukraine on Sunday. He rejected both criticism that he was acting too slowly and calls to stop arms deliveries to Kiev.

“I make my decisions quickly and in consultation with our allies,” he told Bild newspaper on Sunday. “I am wary of hasty actions and of Germany doing it alone.”

11:45 am | The European Union completes a gradual embargo on Russian oil


[EN DIRECT]    67th war day in Ukraine: here are all the latest developments

The European Union is finalizing the phasing out of its purchases of oil and petroleum products from Russia to sanction the war in Ukraine and will announce a timetable and new measures this week, several European sources said on Sunday.

11:26 am | One hundred civilians evacuated from the Azovstal site in Mariupol to Ukraine

The evacuation of the Azovstal plant in Mariupol, a Russian-besieged port in southeastern Ukraine, “has begun” and about a hundred civilians are on their way to “the Ukraine-controlled area,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced on Sunday. . †

11:11 am | Wimbledon: Nadal finds Russia exclusion ‘very unfair’

Rafael Nadal said the exclusion of Russian and Belarusian players from the Wimbledon tournament in response to the Ukraine raid was a “very unfair” decision on Sunday before the Madrid tournament.


[EN DIRECT]    67th war day in Ukraine: here are all the latest developments

“It’s very unfair,” said Nadal, who became the most sacred player in Grand Slam at the start of the year with a 21st trophy he won in Australia.

10:59 AM | Fire on an army structure near the Ukrainian border

According to the governor, a fire broke out at a Defense Ministry building in the Belgorod region, near the border with Ukraine, injuring one person.

“On the border of three municipalities – the Borissov and Belgorod regions and the Yakovlevsky city district – fire broke out on the territory of one of the objects of the Ministry of Defense,” the city’s governor said on Telegram. , Vyacheslav Gladkov.

09:37 | The operation to evacuate civilians from Azovstal will continue on Sunday, a UN spokesman said


[EN DIRECT]    67th war day in Ukraine: here are all the latest developments

The evacuation operation of civilians from the Azovstal steel complex in Mariupol, in southeastern Ukraine, “continues” this Sunday in coordination with the ICRC, a UN spokesman in Geneva announced.

08:10 | Russian gas deliveries to Europe fell 27% year-on-year in January-April

Deliveries of Russian gas to EU countries and Turkey fell sharply between January and April compared to the same period in 2021, while those to China exploded, Gazprom announced on Sunday.

“Exports to countries outside the CIS (the EU and Turkey, editor’s note) amounted to 50.1 billion cubic meters, or 26.9% less than in the same period of 2021,” the Russian state-controlled group said in a statement. a statement. explanation.

07:39 | Germany drastically cuts its energy dependence on Russia

Germany, one of the European countries most dependent on Russia for its energy before the war in Ukraine, announced on Sunday that it has already managed to significantly reduce this trend, especially for coal and oil.

06:48 | Ukraine: Pope calls for humanitarian corridors for Mariupol, ‘barbarically destroyed’

Pope Francis on Sunday reiterated his call for humanitarian corridors to be opened to evacuate civilians from the Ukrainian city of Mariupol, “barbarically bombed and destroyed”.


[EN DIRECT]    67th war day in Ukraine: here are all the latest developments

“My thoughts are with the Ukrainian city of Mariupol, the city of Maria, which has been barbarously bombed and destroyed. I renew my request to open safe humanitarian corridors,” the pope said during the Angelus prayer in St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican.

06:08 | Moscow announces the evacuation of dozens of civilians from Mariupol. at

Russia’s defense ministry said on Sunday that nearly 50 civilians were evacuated on Saturday from the territory of the Azovstal plant in Mariupol, a port in southeastern Ukraine besieged by the Russians.

05:44 | Russia uses a “troll factory” to relay its propaganda, London alarm

Pro-Russian trolls are waging an information war from a former factory in St. studying this topic.

04:19 | Russian authorities cite seizure of assets from countries deemed hostile


[EN DIRECT]    67th War Day in Ukraine: Here are all the latest developments

Russian authorities hinted on Sunday that Russian assets from certain countries deemed hostile could be seized in response to the US government’s proposal to liquidate assets seized from Russian oligarchs and transfer the proceeds to Ukraine.

03:17 | Nancy Pelosi on a surprise visit to Kiev, meets Zelensky


[EN DIRECT]    67th War Day in Ukraine: Here are all the latest developments

Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi met Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Sunday during a surprise visit to Kiev.

0h45 | Nuclear Weapon: Washington Chooses to Ignore Putin’s Threats


[EN DIRECT]    67th War Day in Ukraine: Here are all the latest developments

By mobilizing 40 countries and allocating a budget of 33 billion to Ukraine, Washington chooses to ignore Vladimir Putin’s threats to use nuclear weapons and confronts Moscow in an increasingly less veiled way, apparently unafraid of bringing the Russian president to a standstill. to push to the limit.

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