What to remember on Saturday, June 11th

On Saturday, June 11, the city of Qing was in the audience. Two months after his first visit, the head of the European Commission again spent the day in the Ukrainian capital. And in early April, it was still liceTalk about European integration. EShe promised Volodymyr Zelensky Will finalize its concept “Next week” Ukraine’s ambitions to apply for membership in the European Union. FranceInfo plays the role 108th day GuWandering.

Volodymyr Zhelensky calls for an end to the Russian siege on Black Sea ports

The Ukrainian president has launched a new call for international pressure to end Russia’s blockade of Ukrainian ports in the Black Sea. Shangri-La talks via video conference at the Asia-Pacific Security Council, Volodymyr Zhelensky, without resuming Ukrainian exports “The world is facing a severe food crisis, and famine will occur in many parts of Asia and Africa.”

Prior to the Russian invasion, Ukraine was the world’s largest producer of sunflower oil and a major exporter of wheat, and millions of tons of grain are currently banned because they cannot be exported. The United Nations and some countries are pushing for the opening of a sea route that would allow Ukrainian exports to resume.

France says it is ready to help lift the blockade of the Ukrainian port of Odessa. “We are at the disposal of the parties, so, basically, a measure is being taken to allow access to the port of Odessa in complete safety, i.e. to allow boats to cross. The sea has been cut off.”Said an adviser to President Emmanuel Macron.

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The Ukrainian army has lost about 10,000 soldiers since the war began

After three and a half months of war, the human casualties are horrendous. During an interview on the Fijian Live Youtube channelIdentification The world, A close adviser to President Zhelensky acknowledged that the Ukrainian army had lost nearly 10,000 soldiers since the start of the Russian invasion. That means one hundred every day without counting 500 injuries every day.

Funeral of a Ukrainian soldier on June 11, 2022 in Lviv.  (YURIY DYACHYSHYN / AFP)

Although Moscow did not provide an accurate estimate, in a similar interview Oleksi Arostovich estimated that Russian losses were very high: “The Russian army lost 1,000 soldiers a day for the first twenty to thirty days. Now they are losing at least 200-300 men. [par jour]. “

The Russian army shelled the main city of Chevrodonetsk

On Saturday, the Russian army continued shelling the city of Severodonetsk.In eastern Ukraine, to seize complete control. But the shortage of ammunition is felt more and more, especially on the Ukrainian side, which is highly dependent on Western military assistance.

The Donbass coalfield is on Russia’s border and has been partially occupied by pro – Russian separatists since 2014. “The enemy continues to attack the city of Chevrodonetsk”, Pointed out the Chief of Staff of the Ukrainian Forces. In 24 hours 14 attacks were repulsed in the Donetsk and Lukansk regions, forming Donbass, but approved “Partial success” Russian on the outskirts of the village of Origov.

Ursula van der Leyen promises ‘next week’ response to Ukraine’s European aspirations

The European Commission will make the final “Next week” His views on Ukraine’s aspirations to apply for membership in the European Union. That is what he promisedEuropean Commission President Ursula von der Leyen paid a surprise visit to kyiv on Saturday. “We want to support Ukraine’s trip to Europe”, Said Ursula van der Leyen during a brief press conference following his meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky. He asserted that his confession had been obtained through torture “Does a lot” For a candidate, but it is “There’s still a lot to do”Especially in the fight against corruption.

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On June 11, 2022, European Commission President Ursula van der Leyen and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky held a joint press conference in Kiev.  (Sergei Subinsky / AFP)

The first Russian passport issued to residents of the occupied Ukrainian territory

An administrative document Strong logo. Russian forces handed over its first passport to residents of Gershon on Saturday. According to Russian news agencies, 23 residents of the city were occupied by troops from Moscow. In southern Ukraine Received the document. This “Simplified Procedure” Has been Thanks to the decree signed by Vladimir Putin at the end of May. “Everyone who lives in our kernel wants to get a passport and citizenship [russe] soonDuring the ceremony, Vladimir Salto, head of the pro-Russian administration in the region, quoted the official agency TASS. A new era is dawning for us (…). It’s the most important document a person can have in their life. ”

According to pro-Russian officials in Gershon, the date for the issuance of these first Russian passports was not chosen randomly: it coincides with Russia’s holiday, June 12, a holiday celebrating the country’s independence.

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