Our war news continues on Tuesday:
The EU imposed sanctions due to the imprisonment of Kara-Murza
The Council of the European Union has imposed restrictive measures under the EU’s global human rights sanctions regime against nine people for their role in the sentencing of Russian opposition politician Vladimir Kara-Murza to 25 years in prison on politically motivated charges and false allegations of treason and false information about the Russian military. on spreading claims.
According to the announcement of the EU Council on Monday, among those listed in the sanctions list is, among others, the deputy minister of justice of Russia, who is responsible for the implementation of the legislation on foreign agents, which enables proceedings against independent civil society, the media and persons with different views.
The sanctions list includes judges and senior officials of the Russian penitentiary system responsible for the humiliating treatment of Vladimir Kara-Murza, which led to a significant deterioration in the opposition politician’s health.
Kuleba: Ukraine has enough weapons to counterattack
Ukraine has enough weapons to counterattack against Russian forces, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said on Monday.
These weapons will bring your country the victory it needs for Ukraine to join NATO. However, Ukraine’s NATO membership will “probably” be possible only with the end of the fighting
Kuleba admitted in a statement to the Reuters news agency.
As he said, the next major goal of the Kyiv leadership is NATO membership, after its allies gave their consent to the training of Ukrainian pilots on American F-16 fighter jets.
We’ve already licensed all the weapons…nothing really big left to fight for
At the same time, Kuleba did not reveal whether the counter-offensive, which had been expected for months, had already been started by the Ukrainian troops in the meantime. He stated that it is not important when the attack will begin, but that it ends with a Ukrainian victory.
NATO membership cannot end this war, but NATO membership will prevent more wars
he emphasized. As he said, the security of the region is best served if they reach the point where Ukraine can become a member of the North Atlantic Alliance.
Mark Milley: Ukraine is well prepared for the counterattack
US Chief of Staff Mark Milley said that Ukraine is “well prepared” for the counterattack, but it is still too early to say what the outcome will be.
When asked whether drone attacks inside Russia or the shooting of Russian settlements could lead to an escalation of the conflict, Milley said that the danger of escalation always exists, and the United States pays a lot of attention to it.
On June 4, 2023, 5,457 people entered the territory of Hungary on the Ukrainian-Hungarian border between midnight and midnight. Among those entering the Romanian-Hungarian border section, 6,332 people declared that they came from Ukraine.
Ukraine is attacking on several fronts, has the counterattack started? – Our war news on Monday
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