The dictator of Belarus accidentally revealed that Moldova could be the next country to be invaded.
Alexander Lukashenko overlooked Vladimir Putin’s possible next move when he was giving a televised presentation about the routes of Russian aggression in Ukraine.
It happened when Ukraine announced that Belarusian troops had stormed across the border to the north to join the Russian invasion.
The country’s parliament said Belarus’ troops had entered the Chernihiv region just hours after Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko announced he had no plans to participate. Putin’s invasion.
Russia’s massive 40-mile convoy of tanks and armored vehicles is inching closer to the Ukrainian capital as ground fighting intensifies.
Putin’s puppet leader Lukashenko has allowed the Russian President to use Belarus as backing of his forces.
There have been images in recent days showing trains laden with tanks arriving in the southwestern city of Brest – and there have been reports of missile and plane launches from Belarus.
Russia today issued a chilling warning to Ukrainians to flee areas of Kyiv N ahead of another major shelling.
At least five people were killed after a Russian missile hit the city, hitting the Holocaust memorial and the largest television pole in the Ukrainian capital.
The attack on the Babyn Yar memorial, where one of Nazi Germany’s bloodiest war crimes is buried, has sparked outrage across Ukraine.
Between September 29 and 30, 1941, the Nazis and their collaborators murdered more than 33,000 Jews, dumping their bodies into a ravine.
It was the largest single massacre in the history of the Holocaust up to that point.
Criticizing Russia’s apparent indiscriminate targeting of a demilitarized site in Kyiv, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky tweeted: “For the world: what good is it to say ‘never repeat’ for 80 years , what if the world went silent when a bomb dropped on the same Baby Yar site?
“At least 5 people killed. History repeats…”
Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba described the attack as “evil and barbaric”, while the British ambassador to Ukraine, Melinda Simmons, tweeted: “In case someone buys a ‘de-identified’ target. Putin’s, this is clear evidence of its sickening emptiness.”
Tonight, footage shows a fireball erupting next to the TV tower where the Holocaust memorial is located – temporarily knocking out all broadcasts.
The Home Office said equipment was damaged and “channels will not be available for a while”, but services resumed shortly thereafter.
It comes after Vladimir Putin’s Defense Ministry warned targets in the center of Ukraine’s capital would be hit with “high-precision weapons”.
On Tuesday, a 40-mile column of Russian armor and artillery was photographed on the outskirts of Kyiv with fears of an even heavier assault after six days of war.
Russian forces are said to be aiming to capture the capital and overthrow the government led by President Volodymyr Zelensky.
However, Putin was frustrated by fierce resistance to his invasion, with Ukraine’s forces so far strong.
A senior US defense official said they believe morale is running high in some Russian units and that some of Putin’s forces have surrendered in Ukraine without a war.
The same official was quoted as saying that Russia’s onslaught on Kyiv had stalled.
Concerns are widespread that Russia will turn to more indiscriminate bombing in order to weaken Ukraine’s resolve.
Earlier, the Russian Defense Ministry announced that it was planning attacks on the Ukrainian security service and the “Psyops Unit” in central Kyiv.
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“We urge … Kyiv residents living near transition nodes to leave their homes.”
Meanwhile, residents arm themselves with guns and Molotov cocktails as they prepare for what could be a protracted siege.
Makeshift fences of tires, trucks and crates have been erected in front of Kyiv’s protective fence.
Others read “Lost Putin” and “The whole world is with Ukraine”.
Western officials fear Putin could launch new barbaric attacks as the invasion is seen as unplanned.
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Ukrainian authorities accuse the Russian military of conducting air strikes on residential areas in several cities, including the eastern city of Kharkiv, where fierce fighting is taking place.
However, Russia insists it is not targeting civilians, despite other evidence.
Putin’s forces have attacked other towns and cities around the country, including at or near the strategic southern ports of Odesa and Mariupol.
And they launched a massive attack on Kharkiv, killing at least ten people.
The sixth day of Europe’s biggest land battle since World War II shows Russia increasingly isolated, besieged by tough sanctions that have plunged its economy into disarray. chaos and rendered the country almost useless.
In general, the number of deaths due to the fighting is still unclear.
But a senior Western intelligence official estimated on Tuesday that more than 5,000 Russian soldiers had been captured or killed.
US officials also believe that Russia has yet to gain control of the airspace – and so far 400 missiles have been launched into Ukraine.
Meanwhile, President Zelenskyy addressed the European Parliament after yesterday’s request to join the EU.
He accused Russia of being a “state terrorist” after a missile attack on Ukraine’s second-largest city Kharkiv.
“We are also fighting to be equal members of Europe. I believe today we are showing people what we are,” he said.
“We’ve proven that, at a minimum, we’re just like you.”
Zelinsky received a round of applause as the fighting continued into Friday and Ukraine was still under siege.
The Belarusian deployment comes just hours after Mr. Lukashenko denied that Russian forces were attacking Ukraine from his territory.
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg today called on Russia to withdraw all of its forces – and said Belarus was “facilitating” the war.
He said that the column of “Russian heavy armor” moving towards Kyiv would bring “more death, more suffering and more civilian casualties”.
Speaking at the Tapa military base in Estonia, he said: “That’s why we need to continue to support Ukraine, why we keep calling on Russia to stop this bloody war and why we need to continue to support Ukraine. need to impose heavy costs. sanctions on Russia.”
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