Day 36 of War in UkraineDespite Russian threats to deescalate and warnings of intense attacks around kyiv, the United Kingdom has assured that the Kremlin will continue with the offensive against northern Ukraine. Russia intensifies its offensive on Donbas. Russian bombings, missile attacks and air strikes continue in Chernihiv. According to the UK intelligence chief, Russian soldiers lack morale and are unwilling to follow orders.
“The Russian Armed Forces declare – exclusively for humanitarian purposes – a ceasefire on March 31 from 10:00 a.m. (local time) in the morning,” said the head of the National Defense Control Center. Russian, Mikhail Mizintsev as reported by Interfax news agency.
According to Russian news agency TASS, the Russian Armed Forces will open an extra humanitarian corridor to evacuate civilians and foreigners between Mariupol and Zaporizhia (with a stop at Berdyansk) at 10.30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 31.
According to Pentagon estimates, around 1000 mercenaries are employed by the Russian military organization Wagner Group in Donbas.
Federico Villegas (president of the UN Human Rights Council) announced Wednesday that a commission was to be established to investigate war crimes and other violations committed by the Russians during the invasion of Ukraine.
Specifically, the commission must “collect, summarize, and analyze evidence of violations and abuses, including gender, and systematically record and store all information, documentation, and evidence, including interviews, witness testimony, and forensic evidence, in accordance with international standards.” of International Law”, explained Villegas in a UN statement.
He added that “we do not believe in anyone, in any beautiful verbal construction. The battlefield is real. Now, this is the most crucial thing. We will not let anything go. And we will fight for every meter of our land.”