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War in Ukraine, live: “Silence borders on complicity”, denounces Volodymyr Zelensky to the attention of Russian nationals

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Cover image: A destroyed street market in Bakhmout after a military strike, August 14, 2022. NACHO DOCE / REUTERS

  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Sunday addressed people of Russian nationality asking them to take a stand against the war. “ When evil takes on such proportions, people’s silence borders on complicity.” he said in his daily video. ” If you have Russian nationality and you are silent, (…) it means that you support evil. (…) Wherever you are, your voice must resound in favor of Ukraine, and therefore against this war”he added.
  • “The risks increase every day” in Zaporizhia, said Sunday, Dmitry Orlov, the mayor of Enerhodar, the city where the nuclear power plant is located. Mortar fire on the power plant has become a daily occurrence, according to Mr. Orlov, who denounces a “pure and simple nuclear terrorism” of Russia. Volodymyr Zelensky has warned that his army will retaliate against Russian troops targeting the plant or carrying out strikes from its territory.
  • Ukraine said on Sunday that Russian troops crossing the Dnieper in the region of Kherson, a southern city occupied by Moscow, risked being trapped there. after the decommissioning of all existing bridges.
  • The first humanitarian ship chartered by the United Nations to carry Ukrainian grain was loaded on Sunday of 23,000 tons of wheat and is ready to go to sea, announced the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine.
  • Slovakia’s Defense Minister Jaroslav Nad has denied a rumor that Bratislava delivered its fleet of Mig-29 fighters to Ukraine which are to cease flying and be replaced by American-made F-16 aircraft. This week, Jaroslav Nad confirmed the delivery to kyiv of four Zuzana self-propelled guns sent by Slovakia.
  • The main Iranian car manufacturer, Iran Khodro, thus expressed, on Sunday, its desire to re-export, for the first time in years.its production towards the Russian market, announced its CEO.

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