US and Europe urge Russia to stop sexual abuse of soldiers

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11:13 : Ukraine, the world’s fourth-largest wheat exporter, is seeing its grain exports paralyzed and its stocks being reclaimed by Russian forces. Les Révélateurs de France Télévisions followed the route of shipping grain from southern Ukraine to Syria via the Crimea.

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11:10 am : What is the fate of the conflict-blocked Ukrainian grain exports? reports, Russia’s “Fly” for “selling for own gain” has “Trustworthy”He believes in Washington. “all deliberate”accuses the head of diplomacy, Antony Blinken.

23:07 : On the occasion of the commemorations of the landing in Normandy on June 6, 1944, 340 choirs from the region sang the Ukrainian anthem with Mont Saint-Michel in the background this morning. They wanted to show their support to the Ukrainian people and say no to the war.

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19:47 : A few tens of thousands of euros to wipe the tears. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree allowing compensation of five million rubles (75,900 euros at the current rate) to the families of National Guard soldiers who died in Ukraine or Syria..

19:43 : What do we know about rape accusations against the Russian military? Two weeks ago, our journalist Valentine Pasquesoone devoted an article to this topic. A resident of Boutcha specifically told him about the ordeal he had experienced with a teenager he cared for during an evacuation mission.

19:47 : “It is Russia’s duty to stop the rapes, violence and brutality committed by its soldiers.”

At a meeting of the UN Security Council, the United States and Europe are asking Russia to stop the sexual violence allegedly committed in Ukraine by its military and aides. “No evidence presented”It supports Moscow, accusing Kiev of providing false information on this matter.

18:11 : 6:00 p.m., let’s rewind the news this Monday afternoon:

• Candidates of the presidential majority qualified for the second round of legislative elections in 10 of the 11 constituencies for French citizens living abroad, as did Nupes. Here are five inferences from these results.

• Agriculture Minister Marc Fesneau announced state financial support to farmers whose farms were damaged by the storm and hail this weekend. In this article, we give you more details.

• Conservative lawmakers triggered a no-confidence vote from their camp for Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Voting will take place between 19:00 and 21:00. If he loses, Johnson will be replaced by another member of his Downing Street party.

• Russian Foreign Minister a hostile act” It is one of three European countries that have closed its airspace to its aircraft, preventing it from visiting Serbia today. Follow our live stream.

16:00. : “Lworld wheat prices rose between 100 and 150 dollars per ton. (…) HE Today it flows from 380 euros per ton, with passages over 400 euros.”

Millions of tons of wheat are currently stored in silos in Ukraine. It is impossible to export them because of the Russian occupation. It’s a situation that has already begun in 2021, as explained to us by Philippe Chalmin, professor of economic history at Paris Dauphine University.

14:54 : With a little delay we are making a new news update:

• Candidates of the presidential majority qualified for the second round of legislative elections in 10 of the 11 constituencies for French citizens living abroad, as did Nupes. Here are five inferences from these results.

• Agriculture Minister Marc Fesneau announced state financial support to farmers whose farms were damaged by storm and hail this weekend. In this article, we give you more details.

• Conservative lawmakers triggered a no-confidence vote from their camp for Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Voting will take place between 19:00 and 21:00. If he loses, Johnson will be replaced by another member of his Downing Street party.

• Russian Foreign Minister a hostile act” It is one of three European countries that have closed its airspace to its aircraft, preventing it from visiting Serbia today. Follow our live stream.

13:54 : “It was unbelievable. (…) A sovereign state was deprived of its right to implement its foreign policy.”

Three NATO members, Bulgaria, North Macedonia and Montenegro, have closed their airspace to Sergei Lavrov’s plane, which is due to fly to Serbia for a two-day visit. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia took this measure as a “scandal”.

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• With the general elections to be held on 12 and 19 June approaching, the number of seats that various parties can get is increasing. But can we trust these studies? We posed the question to Mathieu Gallard, director of work at the Ipsos institute.

Deputies in the semicircle of the National Assembly in Paris on September 21, 2021.  (QUENTIN DE GROEVE / HANS LUCAS / AFP)

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• Since the Russian occupation, grain exports have stopped due to the blockade of Ukrainian ports by the Russian navy. The UN fears the risk of famine in its dependent countries, particularly in Africa and the Middle East. Thibault Lefevre and Alexandre Abergel He interviewed a Ukrainian producer who expressed his anger towards Vladimir Putin.

Like many Ukrainians, Volodymyr, a grain producer in the south of the country, says he is hopeful.

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Observers are already thinking about post-conflict Ukraine and are concerned about the risk that weapons sent to the front will feed traffic. In the late 1990s, at the end of the Balkan war, the weapons of the countries of the former Yugoslavia fed the criminal networks in Europe. Comments by Fabien Magnenou.

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12:17 : It’s time to remember the main news of the day:

• Candidates from the presidential majority qualified for the second round of legislative elections, as did Nupes, in ten out of 11 constituencies for French citizens living abroad. But Manuel Valls was eliminated in the first round.

Conservative lawmakers triggered a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Boris Johnson from their camp. Voting will take place between 19:00 and 21:00. If he loses, Johnson will be replaced by another member of his Downing Street party.

there is situation “aggravated” For Ukrainian forces in Sievierodonetsk, a key city in the Luhansk region, according to Ukrainian authorities. Yesterday they claimed half the town had been recaptured.

10:40 am : Emmanuel Macron’s statements on need “humiliation” Russia “Invite Vladimir Putin to continue the war”launched Ukrainian Femen activist Inna Shevchencko on BFMTV this morning. He believes that the concern not to offend Moscow has already shown its futility: “Vladimir Putin was appeased in 2014, not humiliated”.

10:59 : Western military equipment flows into Ukraine to support the resistance against the Russian army. But observers are already thinking about the post-conflict era and are concerned about the risk that these weapons will fuel traffic. In the late 1990s, at the end of the Balkan war, the weapons of the countries of the former Yugoslavia fed the criminal networks in Europe. Our journalist Fabien Magnenou explains why this scenario could happen again and how to avoid it.

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10:56 : Situation “it got better” The governor of Luhansk province, Serhiy Haidaï, announced yesterday that half of the city has been restarted for the Ukrainian army in Sievierodonetsk. According to him, Russian bombardments intensified even more on this strategic city and the neighboring city of Lyssytchansk.

10:37 : Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was due to visit Serbia today, but sanctions against Russia make travel difficult. Spokesperson Maria Zakharova announced that all European countries neighboring Serbia closed their airspace to the plane of the head of Russian diplomacy. The Russian agency Interfax announced the cancellation of the trip, citing an unnamed diplomatic source.

08:21 : The United Kingdom announced last night that it will supply 80 km range rocket launchers to Ukraine. The British Ministry of Defense claims that it took this decision in the USA. “close coordination” With the United States, which last week promised to deliver to Kiev rocket launchers of another model, but could hit it from the same distance.

06:40 : “Kyiv remains the main target of the Russian invader”, Ukraine’s Defense Minister Hanna Maliar assured in another statement last night. Russian airstrikes hit the Ukrainian capital yesterday for the first time since the end of April. According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, they targeted and destroyed armored vehicles supplied to Ukraine by Eastern European countries, which the Ukrainian authorities denied.

06:36 : Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced in his usual daily video message that he had visited Ukrainian troops in the neighboring town of Sievierodonestk, Lyssychansk. “We brought something to the army”he said without further details.

12:02 : Let’s start with the main information of the last few hours:

• Candidates from the presidential majority qualified for the second round of legislative elections, as did Nupes, in ten out of 11 constituencies for French citizens living abroad. But Manuel Valls was eliminated in the first round.

3 police officers detained last night, after refusing to comply, after he opened fire on a car in Paris on Saturday morning. According to the information we received, one of our passengers, who was injured by bullets yesterday, succumbed to his wounds. The driver was seriously injured.

Ukrainian authorities claim they have recaptured half of the key city of Sievierodonetsk in the Luhansk region from the Russian army.