News, Uncategorized

UKRAINE CONFLICT DAY 73: DIPLOMATIC EFFORTS TO SAVE AZOVSTAL FIGHTERS

.Ukraine is working on a diplomatic effort to save defenders trapped in Mariupol’s Azovstal steelworks and this involves influential intermediaries and states, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.

• Fifty more people have been evacuated from the Azovstal steelworks, according to the self-declared Donetsk People’s Republic’s territorial defense HQ, cited by Russia’s Interfax news agency.



DCO Global News
Published on May 7, 2022
By Odoh Dominic Chukwuemeka


• Shelling and bombing continued along the whole frontline in the Donetsk region, the Ukrainian military said. It said that in Donetsk and Luhansk regions, Ukrainian forces repulsed eight attacks, destroying three tanks and eight artillery systems.

• Pro-Russian separatists in Moldova said four suspected drones had hit the Rybnitsa district of Transnistria, near the Ukrainian border. Ukraine has repeatedly claimed Russia is staging false-flag attacks to provoke war, which Moscow denies. See IN DETAIL, below

• Russia’s defense ministry said it had destroyed a stockpile of military equipment from the U.S. and European countries near the Bohodukhiv railway station in the Kharkiv region. The ministry said it hit 18 Ukrainian military facilities overnight, including three ammunition depots in Dachne, near Odesa.

• Russian gas nominations via Ukraine to Europe stood at 92.4 million cubic meters (mcm) for Saturday, down from Friday’s 98.7 mcm, the Interfax news agency reported, citing data from Ukraine’s gas pipeline operator.

• The UK defense ministry says the conflict is taking a heavy toll on some of Russia’s most capable units and most advanced capabilities. At least one T-90M, Russia’s most advanced tank, has been destroyed in the fighting, the ministry said.

• U.S. President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discussed efforts to provide security assistance to Ukraine, the White House said in a statement.

• Biden announced a package of security assistance to Ukraine that will provide additional artillery munitions, radars and other equipment that a U.S. official separately said was worth $150 miillion.

• The UK government will give Ukraine 287 mobile generators in addition to 569 generators it has already donated. The UK has also relaxed rules on support for overseas fossil fuels, to boost energy supply to Ukraine.

• The Italian government ordered police to impound a $700 million yacht believed to be linked to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

• G7 leaders will hold a video call on Sunday with Zelenskyy in a show of unity the day before Russia marks its Victory Day holiday, the White House said.


A man evacuated from Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol arrives at a temporary accommodation center in the village of Bezimenne. /Alexander Ermochenko/Reuters

IN DETAIL

More strikes on tinderbox Transnistria

Pro-Russian separatists in Moldova said on Saturday their region had been hit four times by suspected drones overnight near the Ukrainian border.

Nearly two weeks of similar reported incidents in the Transnistria breakaway region have raised international alarm that Russia’s war in Ukraine could spread over the frontier.

Transnistria’s interior ministry released photos of craters that it said had been gouged by the strikes overnight. It said nobody had been hurt in the attacks, which took place in the Rybnitsa district in the north of the region. Russian troops guard a military base with a large Soviet-era ammunition dump in the district on the Ukrainian border.

The ministry’s statement did not say who was suspected of being behind the latest strikes. Ukraine has repeatedly denied any blame for the incidents in Transnistria, saying it believes Russia is staging false-flag attacks to provoke war. Moscow, too, has denied blame.

Russia has had a small force of peacekeepers in the separatist region for 30 years, and the reported incidents have raised international concern that they could be drawn into the conflict. Moldova’s pro-Western government says it suspects “pro-war” factions among the separatists themselves.

A senior Russian commander said last month that Russia planned to take full control of southern Ukraine, and that this would improve Russian access to Transnistria.

Russia calls its actions in Ukraine a “special operation” to disarm the country and protect it from fascists. Ukraine and the West say the fascist allegation is baseless and that the war is an unprovoked act of aggression.

Reuters


By Odoh Dominic Chukwuemeka

Your support matters.
Sustain independent journalism.


FOR ADVERT PLACEMENT CALL OR TEXT OUR WHATSAPP NUMBER; +886960917723, +886970840314

Click to Follow our website Dco-global-news.com

FaceBook Page; DCO Global News

DCO Global News Contacts;
For information on Press Releases, News, Advertisements, Videos, Photos, Events happenings, Promotional Events and Adverts, Share your stories with us, Please Call or Send a Text to our Whatsapp number; +886963563485, +886970840314.
Or send an email to; chionikdom02@yahoo.com, emydom29@gmail.com

(Like and Follow our Facebook Page; DCO Global News)

(Follow us on Twitter; @Dcoglobalnews)

(Follow us on LinkedIn; Dco Global News)

(Follow us on Tumblr; Dcoglobalnews)

(Follow us on Google +; Dco Global News TV)

(Subscribe to our YouTube Channel; DCO Global News TV)

Subscribe to our Telegram Channel DCO Global News.

Follow our Website http www. dco-global-news.com

Advertise with us.
Send us enquiries, Press releases.

DCO Global News Promotes the Values of Democracy, Human Rights, Values of Life and Freedom of Expression in a Region Where Genuine Media Freedom Remains Elusive and where many Media outlets remain Divided along Ethnic Lines.
Let’s 🚶 Walk the 🚶 Walk 🚶 Together.
Don’t miss a thing, get the latest updates to fuel your conversation daily.

For 2022, DCO Global News commit to another year of high-impact reporting that can counter misinformation and offer an authoritative, trustworthy source of news for everyone. With no shareholders or political owner, we set our own agenda and provide truth-seeking journalism that’s free from commercial and political influence. When it’s never mattered more, we can investigate and challenge without fear or favour.

(Support DCO Global News.)
LET’S HAVE YOUR SAY, LET’S KNOW YOUR THOUGHTS.
LIKE, SHARE AND COMMENT.

TEXT AD: To advertise here.
Call Dominic +886970840314…
© DGN NEWS MEDIA 2022.
All Rights Reserved.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s