Emmanuel Macron said Vladimir Putin made a “historical and fundamental mistake”.

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  • A Frenchman was killed “in fights” in UkraineThe French Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced today. The identity of the “fighter who left voluntarily” and where he died were not disclosed.
  • European Union bans most oil imports from Russia With an embargo within six months in the sixth package of sanctions against Moscow to dry up the financing for the war against Ukraine after difficult negotiations due to pressure from Hungary.
  • In a short video posted on Instagram, the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky says: “The victory will be ours. “ “State authorities have been protecting Ukraine for 100 days”he says in this thirty-six-second video, filming himself in front of the presidential administration building in kyiv with his prime minister, Denys Chmyhal, and his presidential party leader, David Arakhamia.
  • The Kremlin felt it fulfilled ” Some ” of their purpose After a hundred days of offensive against Ukraine, “many places” had happened “freed”. “This work will continue until all the objectives of the special military operation are met”Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.
  • Luhansk region would be 90% under control According to Russia’s British Ministry of Defense.
  • Sievierodonetsk crystallizes Moscow’s attention. “The Hardest Situation” Luhansk, one of the two districts of Donbass, recalled the commander-in-chief of the Ukrainian armed forces, Valeri Zalouzhny. Sievierodonetsk, the administrative capital of the region, “80% full” Serhi Haidai, the governor of the Luhansk region, said there were violent clashes in the streets by Russian forces.
  • Residents of Sloviansk called for evacuation. Russian pressure on the other Donbass region, Donetsk, especially on Sloviansk, about 80 kilometers west of Sievierodonetsk, also remains significant.
  • President of Senegal and African Union “Trustworthy” From his conversation with the President of Russia. Macky Sall found Vladimir Putin “Committed and conscious that the crisis and sanctions are creating serious problems for weak economies such as African economies”.

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