Updates from Ukraine
⚡️ Zelensky arrives in Lviv to meet Erdogan, Guterres.— The Kyiv Independent (@KyivIndependent) August 18, 2022
President Volodymyr Zelensky on Aug. 18 arrived in Lviv, where he is expected to meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
⚡️Turkey to assist Ukraine in post-war reconstruction of infrastructure.— The Kyiv Independent (@KyivIndependent) August 18, 2022
Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov and Turkish Trade Minister Mehmet Mus signed a memorandum on post-war reconstruction on Aug. 18, according to Zelensky's office.
⚡Turkey will take part in a post-war restoration of Ukraine, @suspilne_news reports.— UkraineWorld (@ukraine_world) August 18, 2022
⚡️Ukrainian charity purchases satellite for the military.— The Kyiv Independent (@KyivIndependent) August 18, 2022
The Serhiy Prytula Foundation bought a satellite from the Finnish manufacturer ICEYE, which will “allow the Ukrainian Armed Forces to receive radar satellite imagery on critical locations with a high revisit frequency."
The General Staff also said that Ukrainian troops had repelled Russian advances near Mykolayivka, Vyimka, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, Pisky, and Vodyane in Donetsk Oblast.— The Kyiv Independent (@KyivIndependent) August 18, 2022
#UkraineRussiaWar #UkraineHeroes #UkraineWillWin #GloryToUkraine Ukraine Army eliminates about 44,300 enemy troops https://t.co/C0dl4h8Aw7— Ukrinform-EN (@Ukrinform_News) August 18, 2022
Russian troops are in a situation where they “can't move anywhere further” in Ukraine thanks to weapons provided by Western countries, former Ukrainian Defense Minister Andriy Zagorodnyuk told CNN.— Iuliia Mendel (@IuliiaMendel) August 18, 2022
“We managed now to make them stop,” Zagorodnyuk said.
At the meetings, #Turkey agreed to help rebuild #Ukraine’s infrastructure, including roads and bridges, and Zelensky asked Guterres to seek UN access to Ukrainian citizens deported to #Russia https://t.co/9p7etJrXYm— Arab News (@arabnews) August 18, 2022
Turkey and Ukraine sign agreement for reconstruction of war-torn countryhttps://t.co/NNcMS2eVrv— Middle East Eye (@MiddleEastEye) August 18, 2022
❗️Ukrainian intelligence officers believe that the Russians are preparing a provocation at the ZNPP. Following their extensive shelling of the ZNPP, the invaders could "raise the stakes" and stage a real terrorist attack on Europe's largest nuclear facility.3/— Stratcom Centre UA (@StratcomCentre) August 18, 2022
As Russia's invasion of its neighbor drags on, Japan is preparing to extend its financial aid program for Ukrainian evacuees who have no family, friends or guarantors in the country. https://t.co/UQeAj2s8PH— The Japan Times (@japantimes) August 18, 2022
#Japan gov't to extend monetary aid for #Ukraine️ evacuees by 6 monthshttps://t.co/DxRUroUOag— Kyodo News | Japan (@kyodo_english) August 18, 2022
#Poland launches fund to aid Ukrainian war orphans and women who have been released from #Russian captivity and have suffered trauma.https://t.co/FYXN9djM6f#StopRussianAggression #SupportUkraine pic.twitter.com/aX518grZNA— Internews Ukraine (@InternewsUA) August 18, 2022
The Biden administration readies about $800 million in additional security aid for Ukraine and the announcement will come as soon as Friday, Reuters reports.— CGTN America (@cgtnamerica) August 18, 2022
New international pledges of support for Ukraine declined “drastically” last month to about €1.5 billion ($1.52 billion), according to analysis by the Kiel Institute's Ukraine Support Tracker— Bloomberg (@business) August 18, 2022
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“If we don't help Ukraine defeat Putin in Ukraine, we'll have to worry about sending American soldiers to fight Russians in the Baltic states.”— Bloomberg TV (@BloombergTV) August 18, 2022
Former US Ambassador to Ukraine John Herbst discusses the war against Russia, military strategies and more https://t.co/jargXesaIy pic.twitter.com/dZBqzmhNPW
Russian propaganda is reportedly trying to falsely frame recent attacks on Russian military facilities in Crimea as “terrorist attacks” to deflect the blame Russia bears for its war in Ukraine.— The Kyiv Independent (@KyivIndependent) August 18, 2022
‼️ Kremlin dispels fakes about UA Commander-in-Chief Zaluzhny's resignation and the conflict between the UA Armed Forces and Zelensky. ⚡️ This disinfo is spread by both Russian media and Ukrainian Telegram channels serving the Kremlin. Through them, Russia "legitimizes" fakes. pic.twitter.com/Wb71pOlDYx— Stop Fake (@StopFakingNews) August 18, 2022
Russian propagandists are spreading false narratives about an alleged "conflict" between the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the Office of the President, and the Ministry of Defense, Deputy Minister of Defense, Hanna Maliar, saidhttps://t.co/B8Fv1O9TWD— The New Voice of Ukraine (@NewVoiceUkraine) August 18, 2022
International Governments and Parliaments
THIS👇 is how Russia's brutal & unprovoked war in #Ukraine️ is jeopardizing lives in local communities & threatening food security globally.@StateDeptPM proud to support @TheHALOTrust work to survey & clear deadly explosive hazards.— Political-Military Affairs, US Dept of State (@StateDeptPM) August 18, 2022
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Ukraine Feeds The World
The Ministry of Internal Affairs of #Latvia proposes to stop issuing residence permits to citizens of #Russia and #Belarus until June 30, 2023.— NEXTA (@nexta_tv) August 18, 2022
The bill was sent for approval to other ministries, then it will be considered by the parliament and the government. pic.twitter.com/ONyvO7aARs
Denmark intends to limit entry for tourists from #Russia— NEXTA (@nexta_tv) August 17, 2022
This was stated by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Jeppe Kofod.
According to him, if the #EU does not support the introduction of the entry ban for Russians, #Denmark is ready to introduce such restrictions on its own. pic.twitter.com/BOvQG4E8mc