Joe Biden ‘strongly supports’ Finland, Sweden’s NATO membership bid

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  • Russia announced expulsion of 34 French diplomats, 24 Italian diplomats and 27 Spanish diplomatsIn retaliation for the Russians after the Russian offensive against Ukraine.
  • Russia announced just below thousand Ukrainian soldiersThe resident at the Azovstal steel field in Mariupol has surrendered since Monday. Volodymyr Zelensky said on Tuesday evening that his mission to evacuate Ukrainian soldiers from Mariupol is underway..
  • Finland and Sweden have formally requested to join the Atlantic Alliance (NATO).. “This is a historic moment at a critical time for our security. We hope to conclude it soon.”NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said in a statement after receiving letters of application from the ambassadors of the two Scandinavian countries,
  • The European Commission made a proposal. “new macro-financial aid” in the form of Ukraine Loans up to 9 billion eurosto help this country deal with the consequences of war.
  • Ukrainian justice opens on Wednesday first war crimes trial since the troops entered its territory from Moscow. 21-year-old Russian soldier Vadim Chichimarine pleaded guilty to the death of a 62-year-old unarmed civilian in northeastern Ukraine on February 28.
  • Minister of Defense of Ukraine Oleksii Reznikov, fight Moscow on Tuesday “extended phase”The Russians want full control of the Donbass region and occupy southern Ukraine. “Russia is preparing for a long-term military operation”He told the European Union (EU) Defense Ministers and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
  • 8 people were killed and 12 people were injured in the bomb attack on the city of Desna, Russia.It is a village located about sixty kilometers north of Kiev and known to be home to a large military training camp, according to local aid.
  • International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Karim Khan announced that a team of 42 investigators and experts will be sent to Ukraine.The largest mission ever sent ashore to shed light on crimes committed during the Russian occupation.
  • France to speed up arms shipments to Ukraine “In the coming days and weeks”President Emmanuel Macron promised his counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky.

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Narrative. In Mariupol, “since my husband has been underground for a long time, I tell him the song of the birds, the trees”

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