Russia: More than 170 arrests during protests against the war in Ukraine
© EPA-EFE / ANATOLY MALTSEV More than 170 arrests in Russia during protests against the war in Ukraine. Photo: St. Petersburg, April 2, 2022. At least "178 people were arrested in 15 Russian cities," Saturday, April 2, 2022, according to the NGO OVD-info specialized in the follow-up of arrests in the country.
since last week, the Russian troops, who besieged the city located northeast of kyiv since the beginning of the invasion of Ukraine , have begun to withdraw. © Provided by FranceInfo
This is the first time since the end of the Battle of Chernihiv, thanandriy, Diana and their great brother Maxe return to their school. "I heard the bombs whistle. In my street, it shot at the automatic weapon. I was scared," blows one of the children.
the governor of the Chernihiv region, road lock and rail northeast
of kyiv, said Friday, April 1st that the Russian troops who besieged the city since the beginning of the invasion of Ukraine had started to withdraw . The Russian Ministry of Defense announced that it would reduce its activity around kyiv and Chernihiv to focus its military efforts on the "release" of Donbass, in eastern Ukraine.
'Very high levels' of civilian casualties in Ukraine, UN human rights monitor says
Matilda Bogner, who's leading the United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine, says the Russian invasion of the country is taking a heavy toll on non-combatants and that her team is facing difficulties collecting accurate information as the war rages.Speaking from Uzhhorod, Ukraine, in an interview that aired Sunday on Rosemary Barton Live, Matilda Bogner warned of a dire situation in the country five weeks after it was invaded by Russia.
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behind this return to Chernhivi, there is Vitali, the dad of Andriy, Diana and Maxim, who insisted to come. " it's really sad. I wanted to show my children in what state was their school. The children remained hidden in the cellar. And as soon as they heard a sound that I did not perceive, he shouted: 'daddy , the planes arrive! "
" Even the fascists did not do that "
two schools of Chernihiv have been bombed, as well as homes nearby, in a Russian strike on March 3rd, doing 47 dead . Inside the school of children, that day: civilians and volunteers engaged in the Ukrainian Territorial Defense. Ludmila lives a house right next door. She tells angrily: "It was a voluntary act. Here there is no military base or anything strategic: that houses of civilians. It was an attack decided against civilians. I do not know what is The good term, but a war crime is too nice. Even fascists did not do that. "
Canada condemns Russia’s attack on Bucha, will ‘do everything we can’ to help Ukraine
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other world leaders condemned Russia on Sunday for its recent attack on the Ukrainian town of Bucha and the reported murder of over 300 civilians. Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other world leaders condemned Russia on Sunday for its recent attack on the Ukrainian town of Bucha, where reportedly 300 civilians were killed.
The NGO Human Rights Watch also denounced on Sunday of the abuses of Russian military against civilians equivalent to "
war crimes " in the regions of Chernihiv, Kharkiv and kyiv, saying to have identified several cases of "violations of the laws of The war "(rape, summary executions, violence, threats, looting). In addition, the French anti-terrorist public prosecutor has announced on 5 April 2022 the opening of three investigations against X for "war crimes" with regard to "facts that may have been committed to the prejudice of French nationals in Ukraine". The following facts occurred in Chernihiv since February 24, the launch of the Russian offensive in Ukraine, as well as Maroupol, between February 25 and March 16, in Gostomel between March 1 and March 12.
Canadian troops heading to Poland to help Ukrainian refugees .
OTTAWA — Members of the Canadian Armed Forces will depart from an Ontario military base in the coming days to help with the care, co-ordination and resettlement of Ukrainian refugees in Poland, including some who will come to Canada. Defence Minister Anita Anand announced the deployment of up to 150 troops from Canadian Forces Base Trenton on Thursday, saying the troops from Edmonton and Kingston will “assist Poland's efforts to support and careDefence Minister Anita Anand announced the deployment of up to 150 troops from Canadian Forces Base Trenton on Thursday, saying the troops from Edmonton and Kingston will “assist Poland's efforts to support and care for Ukrainians fleeing violence.