Summaries of the Ministry of Defense, international reaction, the situation in the economy
Russia continues a special military operation on the territory of Ukraine. The European Union is planning new sanctions against Russia. Russian Foreign Ministry Speaker Maria Zakharova accused the Ukrainian side of war crimes in Bucha. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for an independent investigation into the Bucha events. At the same time, the Russian Defense Ministry called the “evidence” presented to Ukraine another provocation.
9:55 French President Emmunuel Macron said he supported the imposition of new sanctions against Russia. According to him, they should include restrictions on the supply of coal and oil products to the European Union.
9:40 Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Iryna Vereshchuk announced the corridors on April 4. According to her, people will be taken out of combat zones, as well as frontline cities by private vehicles, as well as by buses.
9:25 Basurin said that the Kiev regime could repeat the provocation as with Bucha in other settlements. This can be done “for the picture”.
9:15 Basurin also noted that the central part of Mariupol is now practically under the control of the DNR forces. The industrial zone and the port remain, the cleanup continues.
9:12 Eduard Basurin stated that 21 civilians, including one child, had died in the DNR during the day. At the same time, the territory of the republic was not shelled by “Gradami” for the first time.
9:05 On the day NATO was founded, Roscosmos chief Rogozin called on the alliance not to forget that Russia was watching from space. He also published a photo of the Organization’s headquarters.
At the same time, the Chechen units continue to attack the Azovstal plant in Mariupol. The Russian Defense Ministry said that on April 4 at 06:00 humanitarian corridors will be opened for the withdrawal of civilians from Mariupol and foreign citizens. The Russian side is ready to ensure the arrival of Berdyansk ships to participate in the evacuation.
The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, called Kremlin Speaker Dmitry Peskov’s immature priority scale because of the words that Ivan Urgant is a “great patriot.” According to Kadyrov, this is “strange thinking after all.” “Heroes cannot be called heroes, generals cannot be called generals, cowardly fugitives are called patriots and even great,” he wrote in his Telegram channel.
Dmitry Medvedev commented on the situation. According to him, patriotism is “not the image of your thoughts, it is your actions.” “And more. Those who love the Motherland have very different faces. A traitor always has one face – the face of a traitor. The main thing is to distinguish this person in time,” he said.
“MK” conducted online special operations on April 3