The Russo-Ukrainian War: What We Know on Day 65 of the Invasion 2022-04-28 20:23:00


  • Russia Western Kyiv was attacked with two cruise missiles during a visit The visit of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, to the Ukrainian capital. Two powerful explosions rocked Kyiv Thursday evening after Guterres visited the site of massacres and mass graves on the outskirts of the city. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said the strikes happened “immediately” after his talks with the UN Secretary-General.

  • Ten people were wounded in the explosion that hit the central Shevchenkivsky district. Three people have been hospitalized, according to Ukraine’s state emergency service. Partial demolition of a 25-storey apartment building.

  • In his last speech, Zelensky spoke of the strike on Kyiv, saying that Ukraine could not let its guard down. “Moscow claimed that it had stopped firing, allegedly in Mariupol. But the bombing of the city’s defenders continues.” “This is a war crime that the Russian army committed literally in front of the whole world.”

  • UK will Sending 8000 soldiers to Eastern Europe In extended exercises to counter Russian aggression in one of the largest deployments since the Cold War. Dozens of tanks will be deployed in countries stretching from Finland to North Macedonia between April and June.

  • Joe Biden called to a Giant package of $33 billion in military and economic aid to Ukrainemore than double the level of US aid so far. The package will include more than $20 billion in military aid, including heavy artillery and armored vehicles, increased intelligence sharing, electronic warfare tools and numerous anti-tank and anti-aircraft missiles. We do not attack Russia. “We are helping Ukraine defend itself against Russian aggression,” Biden said.

  • a A British citizen was killed in Ukraine and a second missing, The State Department confirmed, amid reports that both were volunteers who went to fight in the country. The Briton who died is understood to be Scott Sibley, a former British soldier who served in Iraq.

  • A local official said that Russian forces bombed steel plants in Azovstal in the besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol with the heaviest strikes yet.
    Meanwhile, a senior US defense official said The United States had seen indications that some Russian troops were leaving Mariupol and moving northwest, even as the fighting for the Ukrainian port city continued.

  • UN Secretary-General Guterres said the UN was “doing everything it can” to evacuate people from Azovstal steel plants in the besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol. “They need a way to escape the apocalypse,” Guterres said. Zelensky added that he believed a “successful outcome” was still possible “in terms of unlocking” the Mariupol plant.

  • The The International Atomic Energy Agency said it was investigating a report that a missile had launched directly over a nuclear power plant, adding that it would be “extremely dangerous” if true. The Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Rafael Grossi, said that Kyiv officially informed the agency that the missile flew over the station in southern Ukraine on April 16. The facility is located near the city of Yuzhnokransk, 350 kilometers (220 miles) south of Kyiv.

  • The United Nations General Assembly will vote on May 11 to replace Russia as the world’s leading human rights organization After being suspended over allegations of rights abuse by Russian soldiers in Ukraine. The association’s spokeswoman, Polina Kubik, said the Czech Republic was the only candidate for a seat on the 47-member Human Rights Council.

  • The Prosecutor General of Ukraine has List the names of 10 Russian soldiers allegedly involved in human rights abuses during the A whole month of occupation butcha. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, there are 8,653 alleged war crimes under investigation Prosecutor’s Office.

  • Guterres Describing the war as ‘ridiculous’ The twenty-first century on a visit to the scene of the killing of civilians outside Kyiv. Guterres was touring Borodianka, where Russian troops are Accused of killing civilians Before their withdrawal, on his first visit to Ukraine since the start of the invasion.

  • Moldova’s deputy prime minister, Nico Popescu, said the country was facing a “very dangerous new moment” And unnamed forces are seeking to stoke tension after a series of explosions in the breakaway region of Transnistria this week. Popescu said His government has seen a “serious deterioration of the situation” in recent days Amid the attacks in the region.

  • EU officials have warned that the EU will consider this a violation of sanctions if European energy companies comply with Moscow’s demand to open a ruble payment account with Gazprombank. The EU “cannot accept” those euro payments for Russian gas An official said Moscow is considered complete only after it is converted into rubles.

  • NATO said it was ready to continue its support for Ukraine in the war against Russia for years, including helping Kyiv switch from Soviet-era weapons to modern Western weapons and systems. “We need to be prepared for the long term,” Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary General, said at a summit in Brussels. “There is an absolute possibility that this war will continue for months and years.”

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