Ukraine: chronicle of events April 14 – Rosbalt


Rosbalt continues to talk about the events that followed after statements by Russian President Vladimir Putin about the start of a special operation in the Donbass and in Ukraine in response to the appeal of the leaders of the LPR and DPR. On demand Roskomnadzor media should use data on its progress only from official Russian sources. With information about events that took place 13 Aprilcan be found here.

00:32. US and Ukrainian Presidents Joe Biden and Volodymyr Zelensky have discussed the possibility of imposing new sanctions on Russia, but no specific announcements have been made on sanctions, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said. In addition, she stressed that the statements of US President Joe Biden do not mean that his administration does not support the negotiations between Moscow and Kyiv.

01:14. US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin tried to contact his Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu less than a week ago, but failed, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said. Austin himself previously reported that the Russian Defense Ministry “has stopped making contact” with American colleagues since mid-February.

01:55. The United States continues to insist on the inclusion of a discussion of the situation around Ukraine in the agenda of the upcoming G20 summit, as well as on preventing Russia’s participation in this meeting, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said.

02:27. US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken met Wednesday in Washington with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri and discussed with him, among other things, the current situation around Ukraine and its impact on food security, the press service of the State Department reports.

03:17. A fire broke out on board the Moskva missile cruiser, as a result, the ammunition detonated. The cruiser was seriously damaged, the crew was evacuated, TASS reports with reference to the Russian Defense Ministry.

04:01. The U.S. is discussing sending a senior administration official to Kyiv to show support for Ukraine, Politico writes, citing two U.S. officials.

04:25. Australia has imposed economic sanctions on 14 Russian companies, enterprises and organizations because of the situation in Ukraine, the country’s Interior Ministry reports. The list includes, in particular, Gazprom, Gazprom Neft and Transneft, Kamaz, Alrosa and Rostelecom.

05:16. Colombia is ready to supply oil, gas and coal to Western countries in order to partially replace their imports from Russia, President Ivan Duque said in an interview with the American television company CNN.

06:44. The owner of the rights to the fonts Times New Roman, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma and Helvetica, the American company Monotype has blocked access to its library on the site for Russian users, Vedomosti writes, citing sources in Russian IT companies.

06:55. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said he would discuss with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron his statement that the actions of the Russian Armed Forces are not genocide, and Ukrainians and Russians are brothers. “Such things are very painful for us. Therefore, I will definitely do my best to discuss this particular issue with him today or tomorrow,” Zelensky said.

07:09. The Spanish city of Fuentes de Andalusia in the province of Seville, which has a population of just over seven thousand people, by decision of local authorities, will temporarily bear the name “Ukraine”, and some of its streets have been renamed Kievskaya, Mariupolskaya, Kharkivskaya, Khersonskaya and Odessaskaya. This was reported by the Embassy of Ukraine in Madrid.

07:29. The head of the Luhansk People’s Republic, Leonid Pasechnik, addressed the citizens of the LPR on the eighth anniversary of the “Ukrainian aggression against the people of Donbass.” Pasechnik also called the date of April 14 “the beginning of the genocide” against the Donbass. The head of the republic expressed hope for the imminent onset of peace.

07:45. The United States, as part of a new military assistance package, will provide Ukraine with five more Mi-17 helicopters. According to the press secretary of the US Department of Defense, John Kirby, they were previously intended to be sent to Afghanistan.

08:06. The Indian software company Infosys is closing its representative office in Russia in connection with the ongoing special military operation in Ukraine, TASS reports. According to Salil Parekh, CEO of the company, “Infosys is concerned about the developments in the region” and therefore decided to close the office in Moscow.

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