Thursday is the 106th day of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky appealed to foreign businessmen to stop operating in Russia and not finance its war with Ukraine with their taxes. He invited them to start operating in Ukraine, reports the Ukrinform agency. Here are the highlights of the last hours.
> In some sections of the front near Severodonetsk, in eastern Ukraine, Russian forces have a tenfold advantage over us in terms of armaments, said a spokesman for the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense.
> Indirect Effects wars in Ukraine have already caused a significant increase in the cost of living that no country or local community can avoid, said UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. He added that war is causing a global crisis in three areas – food security, energy and finance.
> President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky He called on foreign businessmen to stop operating in Russia and not finance its war with Ukraine with their taxes. He invited them to start operating in Ukraine, reports the Ukrinform agency.
> The Prosecutor General of Ukraine, Iryna Wenediktova, informed that Ukrainian investigators identified nine Russian soldierswho in March held more than 300 people in a basement in the village of Jahidne in the Chernihiv region in northern Ukraine.
> Moscow court extended temporary detention for the Russian oppositionist Vladimir Kara-Murza. The Russian writer and historian is under investigation for allegedly spreading “false information” about the activities of the Russian army in Ukraine.
> President Andrzej Duda spoke to the president of the USA by phone Joe Biden. As she informed the office of Presidentthe topics were the upcoming Bucharest Nine summit, the NATO summit in Madrid and issues related to Ukraine.
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