Ukraine's doubts after the crash of a Russian military plane. Ukrainian Military Intelligence (GUR) chief Kirill Budanov on Saturday questioned the lack of images of the bodies of Ukrainian soldiers killed in the recent military plane crash for which Moscow blames Kiev.
“There are a number of elements that are unclear,” he said in an interview on Ukrainian state television. “First, they did not show fields covered in bodies and remains. If this happened as Russia claims, then why does Russia continue to hide the bodies?” he asked. “There are no bodies. There is nothing,” he said, decoding the three videos from the location that the Russian Investigative Committee says was the scene of the accident.
Vladimir Putin promises to “eradicate” Nazism. Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed on Saturday to “do everything” to “finally eradicate” Nazism as part of celebrations marking 80 years since the end of the terrible siege of Leningrad, now Saint Petersburg, by the German army during World War II. . War. A blockade that lasted 872 days between 1941 and 1944 and resulted in more than 800,000 people in Leningrad falling victim to famine, disease and bombs.
“The siege of Leningrad was unprecedented in its cruelty and cynicism. (…) It has been eight decades that our grief for these terrible victims, for these shattered fates has not subsided,” he said. “We will do everything we can to put an end to National Socialism and eradicate it once and for all,” promised the Kremlin chief along with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko, who came to the ceremony.
A deadly Russian raid on a border village. Two Ukrainian civilians were shot dead in their village of Andriivka on the border with Russia during an incursion by a group of Russian soldiers. The attack occurred in the Sumy region, within a five-kilometer zone on the Kursk border that Kiev had urged residents to evacuate. “This (Saturday) morning, an enemy reconnaissance and sabotage group brutally and cynically shot one of our brothers and sisters,” said a statement from the Ukrainian regional administration.
Negotiate with Moscow, that is the call of the new German radical Left Party. Sahra Wagenknecht, co-chair of the Sahra Wagenknecht Alliance (BWS), called on Saturday to negotiate with Russia to end the war in Ukraine. “We are supplying weapons to Ukraine for a victory that, unfortunately, even the Ukrainian generals no longer believe in. (…) This war must be ended, and very quickly through negotiations,” she said to applause from around 450 founding members gathered in Kosmos, a former GDR cinema on Karl-Marx-Allee in Berlin.