Moscow bombed a refinery in the east of the country

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14:50 : Despite the resumption of Russian bombardments in Kiev, the French embassy decided to return to the capital of Ukraine. At the beginning of March, he was placed in Lviv in the west of the country for security reasons. Franceinfo returns on this return to the capital.

14:50 : According to officials, Ukrainian authorities made the first assessment of the shelling that hit a military factory in the suburbs of Kiev this morning, killing one person and injuring many. The mayor of the capital, Vitali Klitschko, announced on Telegram that one person was killed and one person died.t “few” After this strike in the Darnytsky district, he was hospitalized.

14:09 : Here’s what to remember from this Saturday afternoon news:

Extinction Rebellion activists settled in the heart of Paris for an action that should last three days. Goal: put climate issues back at the center of the discussion”. Follow our live stream.

President and reelection candidate Emmanuel Macron will hold a meeting in Marseille (Bouches-du-Rhône) at 15:30. Marine Le Pen, the candidate of the National Rally, was on his way to Saint-Rémy-sur-Avre (Eure-et-Loir). In addition, anti-Macron activists will march in Paris this afternoon by Florian Philippot, at the initiative of the Patriots, as demonstrations against the far-right take place across France. Follow our live stream.

Moscow claimed responsibility for the bombing of a military equipment factory, primarily tank production, in the suburbs of Kiev this morning. Follow our live stream.

Participants of the 2nd women’s edition of Paris-Roubaix set off at 12:35. Go to francetv sports live coverage so you don’t miss anything from the end of this race.

13:38 : Thousands of faithful attended the Stops of the Cross, presided over by the Pope, at the Colosseum in Rome last night. On this occasion, two friends, one Russian and one Ukrainian, carried the cross together. A controversial decision, we explain in this article. Ukrainian nurse Irina (second from right) and Russian nurse Albina (right) deliver the cross to an immigrant family during the Stop of the Cross presided over by the Pope in Rome on April 15, 2022.  (AFP PHOTO / VATICAN MEDIA) (AFP PHOTO / VATICAN MEDIA)

13:13 : I have a friend who goes to the Russian region south of Zaporizhia to search for his son and his missing girlfriend.. He eventually found the young woman’s burnt bones, and so did his burnt son, who apparently survived for a few days but was already dead when his father found him.”

The stories of Ukrainian refugees in a reception center in Zaporizhia map a region of arbitrariness where the Russian invaders are asserting their new strength through violence and humiliation. Franceinfo collected their testimonies. Civilians fleeing the town of Energodar upon arrival in Zaporozhye on March 9, 2022.  (DMYTRO SMOLIYENKO / AVALON / MAXPPP)

12:17 : British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is banned from entering Russia. This decision, which also concerns other senior British officials, was taken after London imposed new sanctions on Moscow.

12:42 : Here’s what to remember from this Saturday afternoon news:

Extinction Rebellion activists settled in the heart of Paris for an action that should last three days. Goal: put climate issues back at the center of the discussion”. Follow our live stream.

President and reelection candidate Emmanuel Macron will hold a meeting in Marseille (Bouches-du-Rhône) at 15:30. National Rally candidate Marine Le Pen is traveling to Saint-Rémy-sur-Avre (Eure-et-Loir). In addition, anti-Macron activists will march in Paris this afternoon by Florian Philippot, at the initiative of the Patriots, as demonstrations against the far-right take place across France. Follow our live stream.

Moscow claimed responsibility for the bombing of a military equipment factory, primarily tank production, in the suburbs of Kiev this morning. Follow our live stream.

The 2nd women’s edition of Paris-Roubaix starts at 12:35. The race is likely to be very open, as defending champion Lizzie Deignan of England and runner-up Marianne Vos of the Netherlands did not test positive for Covid-19. Go to francetv’s live coverage of the sport so you don’t miss anything of the race.

11:03 : Much further west of Mariupol, not far from Kiev, is the city of Borodyanka. It was largely destroyed by the Russian army that left two weeks ago. Since then, residents have been trying to pack their belongings and clear the streets, but shelling may strike the area again. Here’s the franceinfo report from the crime scene. An administrative building in the city of Borodyanka, damaged by shelling on April 12, 2022.  (ANNA VOYTENKO / MAXPPP)(MAXPPP)

10:59 : The last Ukrainian resistance fighters are hiding in the big Azovstal factory. Local authorities assure that this battle in Mariupol left 20,000 dead. “We completely ignore the consequences of this war, no one knows” Luc softens Lacroix, accordingly “No one can have a global vision of the situation.”

10:58 : Very quickly the Russian forces set up a siege. On March 1, a week after the start of the Russian occupation, half the city was without electricity. On the 3rd, the mayor of the city noted “blockade”. Residents later found themselves trapped and victims of the bombings, which shocked the international community.

10:58 : After more than forty days of heavy fighting and bombings, Mariupol is almost destroyed. This Russian-speaking city with a population of about 450,000 on the coast of the Azov Sea is symbolic and strategic for Vladimir Putin. With my colleague Benoît Jourdain I tell you how Mariupol fell into chaos. Aerial view of Mariupol city, Ukraine on April 12, 2022.  (ANDREY BORODULIN / AFP) (ANDREY BORODULIN / AFP)

10:41 : Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko urged residents who left the city to stay in one place, not to return there once again. “Safe place”. Russian fire had been scarce in the Kyiv region since the end of March, when Moscow withdrew its troops from the periphery of the capital, announcing that it wanted to concentrate its offensive on eastern Ukraine.

10:38 : Moscow has claimed responsibility this morning that a military equipment factory in the suburbs of Kiev, specifically producing tanks, was bombed. “High-precision, long-range air-to-surface weapons destroyed the production buildings of an arms factory in Kiev”, The Russian Ministry of Defense said in a statement on Telegram.

09:57 : A military factory producing tanks was specifically targeted in a bombardment in the suburbs of Kiev this morning. The mayor of the capital, Vitali Klitschko, assures on Facebook that at this stage he does not have any information about potential victims.

09:23 : This warning from Moscow came as US President Joe Biden promised new military aid worth $800 million to Ukraine, including helicopters and armored personnel carriers.

10:08 : Russia warns the USA. Making a formal complaint to Washington, Moscow warned the US government. “unpredictable results” He will follow up his military aid to Ukraine. According to a diplomatic note delivered by Washington postRussia, military equipment supplied to Kiev“oil on fire”.

10:08 : Here’s a first of the news this Saturday morning:

Russia bombed a Ukrainian missile manufacturer yesterday after losing the flagship of the Black Sea Fleet. The Vizar factory, which Moscow is targeting, produces the Neptune anti-ship missiles that the Ukrainians say they are firing on. Moscow. Follow our live stream.
After Alsace, Emmanuel Macron, the president and candidate for reelection, will hold a meeting in Marseille at 15:30. In the first round of voting, the city placed Jean-Luc Mélenchon at the top of the votes. According to France Bleu Provence, 3,000 to 4,000 people are expected in the Pharo gardens. Follow our live stream.

• According to Bison Futé’s forecasts, Easter weekend should be the toughest of all spring breaks in terms of road traffic. The day is classified as orange at the national level and red in the Great West and North.