War in Ukraine. Pressures in Hungary, a Russian star criticized Putin… The point of the 207th day

While the European Union is calling for a special tribunal for Izium, where a mass grave was discovered, the war in Ukraine continues. The fight continues on the ground. The 207th day of the conflict was marked especially by the arrival of Volodymyr Zelensky’s wife in London to attend the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, but also by a position against the policy of Vladimir Putin, which was publicly expressed of a Russian variety star. Here is the latest information on the war in Ukraine.

Freezing Russian assets: EU wants to put pressure on Hungary

We have to use very strong pressure in Hungary, because we can imagine that his very close ties with Russia may prevent him from acting : this is what the European Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders said in an interview with the LCI television channel, about the freezing of assets of Russian personalities, within the framework of the sanctions adopted in response to the war in Ukraine. Budapest is actually only freezing… 3000 euros. The European Union has frozen 14.5 billion assets of Russian personalities.

Remember that nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban has developed a close relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin in recent years and this collaboration has continued despite Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Zelensky’s wife meditates in front of the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II

The first lady of Ukraine, Olena Zelenska, appeared very moved in front of the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, before being welcomed by the Princess of Wales for her first visit to the United Kingdom. The wife of President Volodymyr Zelensky, whom he had to represent this Monday at the funeral, stopped for a few moments in the gallery of Westminster Hall, where foreign dignitaries parade all day, to reflect in front of the closed coffin of the sovereign who died on September 8 at the age of 96.

Olena Zelenska, the wife of Volodymyr Zelensky, the Ukrainian President, meditates in front of the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, at the Palace of Westminster, in London, Sunday September 18, 2022. | VIA REUTERS

Olena Zelenska was then received by Kate, the wife of the heir to the throne William, at Buckingham Palace, where Charles III gathered in the evening the Heads of State and Government who had come for the funeral. , according to the images of the meeting released.

The UK has been at the forefront of support for Ukraine in the face of Russia, which provided Kyiv with lethal weapons before the invasion was launched in February and advocated for tougher Western sanctions against Moscow. If the British royal family does not interfere in political affairs, it was announced in March that Elizabeth II made a generous donation of humanitarian associations working in Ukraine. Coming out of their reserve, Charles, the then heir, and his son William stood against the Russian invasion.

In Russia, a star of the variety stands against the war in Ukraine

Russian singer Alla Pugacheva, a variety superstar for decades, criticized the conflict in Ukraine, citing the death of soldiers for illusory purposesat a time when the Kremlin suppressed all criticism.

On her Instagram account, followed by nearly 3.5 million people, Alla Pougatcheva, 73, reacted to the announcement on Friday of placing her husband, the comedian Maxime Galkine, on the bad list of foreign agent in Russia. I ask you that I am the class of foreign agents of my dear countrywrote Alla Pugacheva, in a message to the Russian Ministry of Justice. Because I am united with my husband, an honest, sincere and sincere person, a true Russian patriot, incorruptible, who wishes his Father to prosper and live in peace., he said. Maxime Galkine, who openly criticized the military campaign in Ukraine, is abroad.

3.7 million tons of agricultural goods left Ukraine

A total of 165 ships carrying 3.7 million tons of agricultural commodities left Ukraine as part of a UN-brokered deal with Turkey to open the country’s ports. This was announced by the Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure. Three Black Sea ports were reopened under the agreement signed on July 22 in Moscow and Kyiv. According to the ministry of Ukraine, these ports are able to load and send abroad 100 to 150 cargoes per month.

Ukraine’s grain exports fell after Russia invaded the country on February 24. The blockade of Black Sea ports and the sharp increase in world food prices have increased shortages in Africa and the Middle East. A major grain producing and exporting country, Ukraine shipped up to six million tons of grain per month before the war.

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