Live – The war in Ukraine: The ongoing search for individuals and administrations targeted by corruption cases



The Speaker of the Ukrainian Rada (unicameral parliament) speaks in front of the French Senate this Wednesday. It is the first time, for twenty years, that the speaker of a foreign country’s assembly is thus called upon to mount the tribune of the Senate.

boycott of russian athletes

Ukraine’s foreign minister once again opposed the reintegration of Russian athletes into international competitions, including the 2024 Olympic Games. They have been excluded since the start of the war in Ukraine, but the IOC has expressed a desire to include them again, sparking anger and protests from Ukraine ever since.

a criticism salvation

Olympique de Marseille’s new Ukrainian recruit, Ruslan Malinovsky, criticized his compatriot after greeting Russian player Aleksandr Golovin at the end of the match between OM and Monaco on Saturday 28 January.

This friendly gesture was not received well by some Ukrainians, so Ruslan Malinovsky explained himself on Instagram. “I want to apologize to the Ukrainian for responding to the gesture of the Monaco player. I understand that it would be better if I bypass him, but he came up to me and said hello. After the match all the players shake hands. ” And I do it mechanically”, he defended.

statue of stalin

The Russian city of Volgograd (ex-Stalingrad) unveiled on Wednesday, a statue of Stalin, on the eve of the 80th anniversary of the Soviet victory over the Nazis in Stalingrad, commemorations that Vladimir Putin will attend, according to the RIA Novosti news agency.

Monuments glorifying Stalin, father of victory over the Nazis but instigator of bloody purges, are rare in Russia. The opening also comes as the Kremlin continues to present its offensive against Ukraine as an “anazification” operation in line with the legacy of World War II.

Search in Ukraine

Ukraine was carrying out a series of searches and police operations on Wednesday targeting an oligarchy, administration and officials for corruption, an evil that is consuming the country and especially affecting army supplies in the midst of a war .

President Volodymyr Zelensky’s party leader David Arakhamiya announced on Telegram that police operations were targeting billionaire Igor Kolomoisky, former Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, and Ukrainian tax officials in particular, while the Customs Directorate had sacked them. Senior officials of the Ministry of Defense also met with the investigators.

not a “war beneficiary”

Days ahead of a new aid plan for Kyiv, Norway defended itself as a “war profiteer” to AFP through the voice-over of its prime minister. According to Jonas Gahr Storey, since last year, the Scandinavian state has been working hard to help compensate for the collapse of Russian gas deliveries to Europe, of which it has become the main supplier, thus avoiding the winter heat. helps.

But anyway, Norway is filling its coffers heavily, taking advantage of rising gas prices, which are still high today, after reaching historic highs last year as a result of the war.

This year, the government is planning a record budget surplus of 1.127 billion crowns (104 billion euros), which will supplement the country’s Sovereign Wealth Fund, which is already the largest in the world with assets of more than 13.400 billion crowns.

Eight years in prison for “false information”

Alexander Nevzorov, a journalist and former Russian parliamentarian, was sentenced in absentia to eight years in prison for spreading “false information” about the Russian military’s actions in Ukraine.

“Mr. Nevzorov has been sentenced to eight years in prison to serve in a penal colony,” said Evgenia Nikolaeva, judge of the Basmanny court in Moscow, according to Russian agencies.

From the first weeks of its invasion of Ukraine, launched on February 24, 2022, Russia implemented heavy penalties to stifle any criticism of its offensive and military. Exiled abroad, the journalist now runs a YouTube channel with nearly two million subscribers.

Missiles That Won’t Stop a Russian Attack

According to a Kremlin spokesman, the delivery of long-range missiles to Ukraine, which could be done exclusively by the United States, would not deter Russian aggression.

The supply of missiles with a range of 150 km “will lead to an increase in tension, an increase in the level of escalation. We see this, it will involve additional efforts from us, but this will not change the course of events, special military operations will continue Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.

Long-range missiles for Ukraine?

US President Joe Biden has said that he will discuss his arms needs with Volodymyr Zelensky. Washington may specifically supply GLSDBs to Kyiv. We explain what it is in the article below.


Kherson, still bombed

According to daily updates from the British Ministry of Defence, Kherson remains the most regularly bombed major Ukrainian city outside Donbass. On 29 January, local officials reported, for example, the deaths of three civilians and the sinking of two foreign ships in the river due to an oil spill.

“The exact reasons that prompted Russia to expend its ammunition reserves on this city are unclear”, notes the ministry, which nevertheless speculates that the bombings were aimed at demoralizing Ukrainians and Any counteroffensive through the Dnieper River would have to be stopped.

distance course

Despite the war, the school continues to organize lessons for young Ukrainians with distance learning, but also exchanges between teachers and parents. “Children should not get used to the teachers or the school,” says Oksana Skripniak, director of a school in Nikopol.

LCI with Ukrainian children victims of warsource : TF1 News

a global problem

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg stressed that Russia’s war was a global problem that also affected the security environment in Asia. He also felt during a speech at Keio University in Tokyo that Russian President Vladimir Putin had misjudged the resilience of Ukrainians and the unity displayed by NATO members to support Ukraine.

farewell ceremony

Thousands of Ukrainians have lost their lives since the conflict began. Oleksiy says, “After such an incident, my motivation increases even more. I understand that we have to work tirelessly to liberate our land.”

Bakhmaut: The heart-wrenching funeral rites of dead soldierssource : TF1 News

status update

In the article below, get a summary of the information related to the clash of the last 24 hours.



A day after the Ukrainian and French defense ministers met in Paris, Oleksiy Reznikov thanked his counterpart on Twitter. “We thank the President, the government and the French nation for providing AMX-10s, more CAESARs, ammunition for Crotales, training our troops, and providing fuel and equipment,” he said.

A new long-range missile for Ukraine?

The United States announced a new aid package for Ukraine, which may include the long-range GLSDB missile. Explanation in the video below.

GLSDB, this long-range missile that scares the Russianssource : TF1 News


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