Night’s Overview: The British find mass graves and evidence of the use of civilians as human shields


During the war in Ukraine, Western leaders have not held back from condemning Russian President Vladimir Putin.

And now there is also criticism from former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, who is disappointed with his old friend’s behavior in Ukraine.

Get an overview:

Britain finds evidence of attacks on civilians in northern Ukraine

Russia’s withdrawal from northern Ukraine has left evidence that civilians have been attacked. It informs the British Ministry of Defense.

The evidence includes mass graves, the use of hostages as human shields and the destruction of civilian infrastructure with mines.

Finnish Social Democrats: Sweden and Finland discuss NATO alternative

Sweden’s Minister of Defense has reportedly opened up for a defense alliance between Sweden and Finland as an alternative to NATO. This is what Erkki Tuomioja from the Finnish Social Democrats, SDP, tells the newspaper Hufvudstadsbladet.

Berlusconi is disappointed with the behavior of his old friend Putin

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi says he is ‘deeply disappointed and saddened’ by the behavior of his old friend Vladimir Putin in Ukraine.

It is the first time since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine that Berlusconi has publicly criticized Putin.

The EU reopens its embassy in Kyiv

The EU has reopened its embassy in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv. It comes after the EU temporarily moved its embassy to Poland following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Governor: Five killed in Donetsk rocket attack

Five civilians have been killed and five wounded after Russian rocket attacks in two eastern Ukrainian cities on Sunday. It says the governor of the Donetsk region, Pavlo Kyrylenko.

Four of the civilians died in the town of Vuhledar, while the last died in the town of Novomykhajlivka.

Kilder: TT, dpa, The Guardian, AFP.


Source: Politiken.dk – Forsiden by politiken.dk.

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