the United States is preparing to release an additional 40 billion dollars for Ukraine

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  • At 76and day of the invasion of Ukraine by Moscow, Russian forces continue their murderous offensive in the east and south of the country. “Very intense battles are taking place around Rubizhne and Bilohorivka” in the Luhansk region (East), Governor Serhi Haidai said on Monday.
  • In the port ofOdessa, European Council President Charles Michel was forced to take cover during a strike as he made a surprise visit in support. The city was hit Monday night by a series of missiles, destroying buildings, setting fire to a shopping center and killing one person, its city council said.
  • The Russian President, Vladimir Poutinecelebrating the 1945 victory over Nazism, said on Monday that his country was only ” defend “ against one “unacceptable threat” at its borders.
  • The president of the United States, Joe Bidenon Monday reactivated a law to expedite the shipment of military equipment to Ukraine, the Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act of 2022, “based on a World War II program designed to help Europe resist Hitler”according to the White House.
  • Ukrainians have been “sent against their will to Russia”said Pentagon spokesman John Kirby on Monday. According to a Ukrainian government official, Lyudmyla Denisova, “more than 1.19 million of our citizens, including more than 200,000 children, have been deported to the Russian Federation”.
  • The UN Human Rights Council will organize on Thursday, at the request of kyiv, supported by dozens of countries, an extraordinary session on “the deterioration of the human rights situation in Ukraine” since the Russian invasion.

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