The Russo-Ukrainian War: What We Know on Day 70 of the Invasion


  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky confirmed the presence of 156 people It was successfully evacuated from the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol Arrived in Zaporizhzhia on Tuesday. “Today, 156 people have arrived in Zaporozhye. Women and children. They have been in shelters for more than two months.” Vadim Boychenko, the mayor of Mariupol, said another 200 civilians were still trapped under the complex and there were still about 100,000 in the city. Russian forces continued their bombardment and tried to storm Azovstal The president said the steelwork violated the cease-fire agreements.

  • Russian attacks in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region killed 21 civilians and wounded 27 more on TuesdayAccording to the district governor. in a telegram mailThis is the highest daily death toll in the region since the attack on a railway station in the town of Kramatorsk, which killed 50 people last month, Pavlo Kirilenko said.

  • Power substations in Lviv were hit by Russian missiles Tuesday evening, According to the mayor of the city. Andrei Sadovy said that one person was injured in the strike.

  • EU sanctions aimed at breaking the “Russian war machine” are now imminentsaid the President of the European Council. On Wednesday, the ambassadors of member states in Brussels will discuss a proposal to phase in a ban on Russian oil imports, and the ambassadors of member states in Brussels, such as Slovakia and Hungary, are seeking exemptions. European Union officials handed over a draft sanctions plan to member states late on Tuesday, but divisions in legally and diplomatically fraught negotiations persist as some member states seek to withdraw from the sanctions.

  • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said ‘Ukraine will win’ over Russia And “will be free” in Speech to the Verkhovna Rada on Tuesday. Johnson was the first world leader to address the Ukrainian parliament since the conflict began.

  • Verkhovna Rada, Verkhovna Rada pass the law that ban political parties that justify, acknowledge or deny the Russian armed aggression against Ukraine. The law will also ban parties that glorify or justify the actions of those who carry out armed aggression against Ukraine.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin told French President Emmanuel Macron that “Western countries can help stop the crimes of the Ukrainian army.” Reportedly, Putin also informed Macron of the Russian approach to negotiations with Kyiv.

  • Putin too Sign a decree on retaliatory economic sanctions against the West. The Kremlin said, on Tuesday, that the sanctions came in response to “unfriendly actions of some foreign countries and international organizations.” The names of individuals or entities affected by the measures are not included in the document.

  • The German opposition leader traveled to Kyiv to meet with Ukrainian officials, After the country’s chancellor, Olaf Schultz, made it clear that he would not be visiting Ukraine anytime soon.

  • Moscow accused Israel of supporting the “neo-Nazi regime in Kyiv”. The comments are the latest in Russia’s diplomatic spat with Israel, after the Kremlin’s foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, said on Monday that Adolf Hitler was “tainted with Jewish blood”.

  • US President Joe Biden visited a factory in Troy, Alabama, where Lockheed Martin Arms manufactures Javelin anti-tank missiles. He praised the “rapid pace” of military equipment and aid the United States has provided to Ukraine in the past two months since Russia began the war.

  • Russia’s invasion of Ukraine damages the country’s infrastructure in The cost is $4.5bn (£3.6bn) per week. According to estimates compiled by the Kyiv School of Economics (KSE), damage has reached $92 billion since the invasion began in February.

  • Men and boys are among the alleged victims of rape by Russian soldiers in Ukrainewhere Dozens of cases of sexual violence by invading forces Officials from the United Nations and Ukraine said, on Tuesday, that they are already under investigation. Ukraine’s Prosecutor General, Irina Venediktova, accused Russia of using rape as a tactic of war, He described President Vladimir Putin as “the main war criminal of the twenty-first century”.

  • Pope Francis said he had requested a meeting with Putin Ukraine They compared the scale of the bloodshed to the genocide in Rwanda. Questioning the causes of the conflict, the Pope spoke of “anger” in the Kremlin that could have been “facilitated” by “NATO barking at the gates of Russia.”

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