Day 24 in the War in Ukraine. Dimitro Zivitskii, head of the Sumy region military administration, claimed that Russian troops fired on Sumy. hospital de TrostianetsA new day is upon usAnti-aircraft alarms were resounding in other areas of the country like Yitomir, kyiv, and Chernigov.. The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky,Russia was urged this Saturday to continue peace talks “to reduce the damage of their own mistakes” and “restore territorial integrity and justice” After three weeks of Russian invasion, the country was liberated.
According to government sources, Italy confiscated today a luxury villa in Olbia (west), belonging to Russian tycoon Alexey Alexandrovits Mordaschev. This was within the context of sanctions against the invasion of Ukraine. It is a villa that can be used for residential purposes.Around 105 million Euros It was confiscated following an investigation by Guardia de Finanza, a tax crime and border police.
Antony Blinken (Secretary of State, USA) reiterated Friday that sanctions against Russia will continue in effect as long as Russia “doesn’t change its course”, though he assured that it is not his intention that they be “in perpetuity”.
“There is a huge immediate impact and an impact that is going to grow over time as this continues. The purpose of sanctions are not to be in place forever. The purpose is to change its (Russia’s) behavior”, Blinken assured in a round table with journalists.
The US Secretary Of State however stressed that sanctions are not precedented and have no impact on Russia’s economic. He highlighted, in particular, the export controls Russia has implemented to “deny” Russia the technology it requires to modernize critical industries, such as aerospace and energy exploration.
The Kremlin has not responded to statements made by the US president. Joe Biden, who on Thursday described his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, as a “murderous dictator” and “pure thug”, a day after calling him a “war criminal” for the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
According to the Russian news agency TASS, he stated that these remarks were “personal insults” directed at President Putin and assured that the US president “takes the liberty to make such statements practically every single day”.